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American Legion Post No. 54 honors Ross A. Lurgio students

For many years the Stevens-Buswell Post No. 54 of the American Legion has participated in the awards ceremonies at the Ross A. Lurgio Middle School. This year Post Commander Ben Bahoque and Adjutant John Graham continued that tradition. The Citizenship Award recognizes students who have ...

Nominations sought for Stay Work Play Rising Star Awards

Stay Work Play is accepting nominations for its ninth annual Rising Stars Awards. Each year, the nominations reveal the emerging young leaders and organizations making a positive impact in their communities and helping to shape the future of New Hampshire. An initiative of Stay Work Play in ...

NH residents invited to vote for nonprofit to win IMPACT award

BOSTON – New Hampshire residents are invited to vote for their favorite local nonprofit organization to receive the Red Sox Foundation’s fourth annual IMPACT Award and $10,000 donation! The 2018 IMPACT program will donate a total of $75,000 to 15 New England charitable organizations, which ...

Pan-Mass Challenge Kids Ride raises close to $35K for Dana-Farber

MANCHESTER – The second annual Greater Manchester Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride proved to be another success as 98 bicyclists, ages 4-13, turned out to ride in the name of research at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston. The June 3 event was held on the campus of Saint Anselm ...

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Bedford righty Harrington carries Merrimack Legion on playoff bid

By HECTOR LONGO Staff Writer MERRIMACK – The Merrimack American Legion team dropped a tough doubleheader Wednesday, but remains right in the thick of the playoff chase. Bedford’s Pat Harrington is a major reason why. The Assumption-bound righty has been impeccable on the hill this ...

BHS stars key Granite State sweep

HANOVER – New Hampshire enjoyed a two-game sweep Saturday in the Byrne Cup Twin State All-Star lacrosse games held at Hanover High School. Bedford High grads had plenty to do with the Granite State success. In the boys game, it was New Hampshire dominating by a 19-7 count. Jack Cusack ...

It’s official! Bedford’s Lavigne begins pro baseball career

Grant Lavigne will spend his immediate future immersed in baseball and geography. The recent Bedford High School graduate, a two-time Gatorade New Hampshire Baseball Player of the Year, signed his first professional contract and is now a member of the Colorado Rockies organization. The deal ...

Harrington makes throwback move, playing legion ball

MERRIMACK ­– At a time where the old-school standby of American Legion baseball has lost its luster around the state and even around New England, Bedford’s Patrick Harrington has looks at Legion ball as a godsend. Harrington came off a dynamite season with the Bedford High baseball team, ...

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Selectmen, take note

The need for a new library has been discussed off and on for over thirty years. Over two decades ago a plan was developed to preserve the existing Arts and Crafts library as a stunning reading room in a new structure adjacent to Carlton Pond. The rationale was the room was too good to lose and ...

Vote for Walter Gallo for Bedford library trustee

Bedford voters interested in the quality of our Bedford Public Library should vote for Walter Gallo as library trustee in Bedford’s town elections on March 13. A retired U.S. Marine Corps Col., Walter’s life has been all about service. He is a long-time member and board director of the ...

Jay Nash seeks vote for school board, wants to add a new voice

Citizens of Bedford, My name is Jay Nash and I’m asking for your vote for a seat on the Bedford School Board. As a longtime resident, and parent of four children in the schools, I’m running to add a new voice to our education table. Having met many of you over the years through ...

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Eugene J. Carlin

Eugene J. Carlin, 91, of Bedford, NH passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018. He was born on December 20, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, to Eugene J. Carlin Sr. and Mabel O’Brien. He attended the St. Vincent Ferrer Elementary School, Brooklyn Technical High School and the Polytechnic Institute of ...

Deborah L. (Burns) Fenton

Deborah L. (Burns) Fenton 64, of Bedford, NH died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Burlington, MA after a period of failing health attributed to her years of battling Crohn’s Disease. Debbie and her twin brother, David, were born prematurely at Wheelus AFB, Tripoli, Libya on July 2, 1953. ...

Cindy Lynn (Teschner) Loefstedt

Cindy Lynn (Teschner) Loefstedt, 55, of Bedford, died July 31, 2017, at her residence, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, surrounded by her loving family. All who saw her were inspired and humbled by the strength and the abiding sense of peace she demonstrated throughout her ...

Theresa Mary (Tremblay) Cadden

Theresa Mary (Tremblay) Cadden, 86, formerly of North Chelmsford died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Harbor Point at Centerville in Centerville, MA. She was married to the late Paul F. Cadden, who died on Oct. 12, 2011. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the ...