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Meet “Bedford Presbyterian Church”

Step back into 1749 and you are probably an immigrant, Scotch-Irish if you live in Bedford -- emigrating from what is now Northern Ireland. You attend the Bedford Presbyterian Church, the only church in town. The town of Bedford is proud of its beautiful historic church built in 1832, the ...

Donate Original Artwork to CASA’s Fundraiser

MANCHESTER– Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire is seeking original artwork from local artists and children to turn into greeting cards for its perennial Cards for a Cause fundraiser. Paintings, photography, drawings, graphics, and any other type of art will be ...

Townsend MA Concert Series

The Townsend Fire/EMS Relief Association will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band’s Thursday, June 27th, concert on the Townsend Common. Townsend Fire/EMS personnel will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bacon cheeseburgers, and sausages with peppers and onions to ...

Cutler Memorial Library to host Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki

Thanks to a grant from New Hampshire Humanities, Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki presents, “Storytelling Through Traditional Irish Music,” at Aaron Cutler Memorial Library on Wed., June 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. on the library lawn. Through stories providing historical context and traditional Irish ...

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Silver Knights’ Batchelder on comeback trail

NASHUA – The road back from injury is always a bumpy one, as Amherst’s Owen Batchelder is finding out. A summer with the Nashua Silver Knights might make that road a bit smoother. At least that’s what the soon-to-be Northeastern University junior hopes. “I tried to get back into the ...

State champion Citron unbeaten, unstoppable

So just how does a sophomore celebrate a clean sweep of the high school tennis season? For Bedford High’s Carley Citron, the answer was pretty simple. Citron just does what comes naturally, scooping up the rackets and finding a court, be it practice or a tournament, at home or somewhere ...

Bedford baseball falls to Lancers in state final

Another brilliant Bedford High baseball state tournament run ended in the Division I championship game with the Bulldogs falling to Londonderry, 1-0, in a classic pitchers’ duel. Bedford’s Trevor Anibal and the Lancers’ Nolan Lincoln. Anibal went all six innings for Bedford. He ...

Bedford stars named to ‘Cup’ team

Some of the Granite State’s finest senior lacrosse players will head to Lebanon High School on Saturday, June 22, for the annual New Hampshire/Vermont Byrne Cup All-Star Games. Bedford High will be well-represented in the girls game as both graduating seniors Hannah McCarthy and Sydney ...

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Urge Governor to sign HB514

I am writing to urge Governor Sununu to sign  HB514, an act imposing  a  waiting  period  between  the  purchase  and  delivery  of  a  firearminto law.  This legislation which will authorize a short waiting period (3 working days) before a person can obtain a purchased firearms ...

Boycott Burt’s Hot Dog Day

June 13 marks Goffstown Representative John Burt’s 8th annual Hot Dog Day at State House. Although this is a fundraiser for the Granite State Paw Rescuers which is certainly a worthy organization, I am asking that elected officials skip this event. Representative Burt has a history of making ...

Trains will not solve the traffic problem

We are stunned that the Union Leader would print such a misleading statement on their FaceBook page — specifically that a poll “finds 75.5% percentage of Granite State residents favor passenger train service between Boston and southern New Hampshire.” The poll they cite obviously did ...

Open house

The Milford Historical Society is getting ready for the third in a year long series of events celebrating the 40th anniversary of being in the Carey House Museum. Each month a different program is being presented and June’s program promises to be very exciting. We are delighted that Milford ...

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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 ...