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HOLLIS – You’ve heard them howling at night. Maybe you’ve seen their tracks in the snow. They are coyotes, the largest predator in the region. You wonder about the safety …
Friday, February 20, 2015 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
CONCORD – The state Department of Safety recently launched Adopt-A-Hydrant NH as part of a statewide effort to encourage residents to clear 3 feet around hydrants, and to keep hydrants …
Friday, February 20, 2015
Though the weather outside may be a bit frightful with the seemingly constant snowstorms, winter is a wonderful time to get outside and experience nature. Snowshoeing is a great activity …
Friday, February 20, 2015 | By Rebecca Martin Bedford Land Trust Trustee
CONCORD – The New Hampshire Lodging & Restaurant Association’s fourth annual Restaurant Week New Hampshire will be March 20-27 with a fresh format. The statewide culinary event features more than …
Friday, February 13, 2015
Applications are now being accepted for the titles of Miss Teen New Hampshire and Miss New Hampshire International 2015. The Miss Teen and Miss International pageant will be held at …
Friday, February 13, 2015

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Join the Friends of the Library for an afternoon of Irish tradition with Fonn from 2:20-4 p.m., March 1. At this time of year, all of us of Irish descent …
Friday, February 20, 2015
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MANCHESTER – As part of the Hannaford Helps Fight Hunger program, the New Hampshire Food Bank received a donation of more than $80,000 in food from Hannaford recently, consisting of …
Friday, February 20, 2015
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It’s a tragic fact that child maltreatment occurs throughout our state, in every community, yet most of the time we’re unaware of it. Identities are protected, services are put in …
Friday, February 20, 2015
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Elizabeth Hughes, 11, of Bedford, has been named one of two New Hampshire top youth volunteers of 2015 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young …
Friday, February 20, 2015
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MANCHESTER – The highlighted exhibit for March at East Colony Fine Art is “Flying Colors,” featuring stained glass by Susanna Ries and vibrant oil paintings by John Sweeney. The exhibit …
Friday, February 20, 2015
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New England Obesity Network, Inc. is excited to announce its fundraising event: The Manchester Monarchs game against the St. John’s IceCaps at 7 p.m., Feb. 21 (children ages 3 and …
Friday, February 13, 2015

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Sports Obituaries

Ben Dow and Bobby Heald looked like they were put through the wringer. Worn out, battered and in Heald’s case bloodied, both Bedford High School wrestlers were smiling. They had …
Friday, February 27, 2015 | By GEORGE SCIONE Staff Writer
TRAVEL BASKETBALL Grade 5 girls In the final regular season game, the Bedford girls took advantage of the strong free-throw shooting of Julian Bell to edge out Auburn in OT, …
Friday, February 27, 2015
For the first time in 13 years, a team other than the Bishop Guertin High School girls track team is Division I champions. Bedford won its first D-I indoor title, …
Friday, February 27, 2015
BOYS BASKETBALL Grade 4 The Associated Drywall surged to victory against Bedford Athletic Club 20- 14. Leading scorers for the Mudmen were Nolan Arnold who scored eight points and Ty …
Friday, February 20, 2015
LACROSSE Cannons taking  registrations Registration is now open for the Bedford Cannons 2015 season. All town, rec and travel players for boys and girls ages 7-14 are welcome. Cannons indoor …
Friday, February 13, 2015

David M. Brooks, 88, of Bedford, New Hampshire, passed away December 17, 2014, after a short illness. Born April 3, 1926, in New York City, he was the son of …
Friday, February 13, 2015
Representative Peter Fletcher Wells, Sr. of Commerce, MI died unexpectedly on Sunday, September 21, 2014, at the age of 71. Pete was the caring husband of Sally for nearly fifty …
Friday, November 7, 2014
Ron lost his brave, year-long fight with prostate cancer on Nov. 2, 2014. Ron graduated from St. Joe’s Prep in 1971 and from the University of PA, Wharton School of …
Friday, November 7, 2014
Andrea Janelle Gage, a life long resident of New Hampshire, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, just six days shy of her 33rd birthday. Andrea spent the majority of …
Friday, October 31, 2014
   
Editorials Letters

Our economy has been slowly but steadily recovering. However, too many people still cannot find work, and most workers are experiencing flat wages, even though corporate profits are at an …
Friday, August 23, 2013 | By CAROL SHEA-PORTER U.S. Representative
This past week, I voted for Congress to immediately consider a bill that would stop student loan rates from doubling on Monday, July 1. The Student Debt Relief Act, legislation …
Friday, July 5, 2013 | By CAROL SHEA-PORTER U.S. Representative
The past two years have gone by quickly and the Bedford Journal has come a long way. I am proud to have been a part of its transition from a …
Friday, May 24, 2013
What would we do without our mobile devices? Technology has certainly affected our lives. Even the phrase “mobile devices” wasn’t in our everyday vocabulary until a few years ago, and …
Friday, May 3, 2013
Who would have thought that Bedford is home to a geological wonder? But, in fact, Pulpit Rock was carved by glacial sediment flowing from the Contoocook River Basin. This week, …
Friday, April 26, 2013

To the Editor: It is that time of year again. You start to see political signs popping up around Bedford all trying to catch our eye and our vote. I …
Thursday, February 19, 2015
To the Editor: Joan Shaw-Reeves, the co-president of the Bedford Historical Society, passed Wednesday, January 28, 2015, after a valiant battle with cancer. Joan was a positive influence in many …
Thursday, February 19, 2015
To the Editor: The Bedford Energy Commission is kicking off 2015 with several exciting new initiatives. In late 2014, the commission recognized that many Bedford businesses and individuals are working …
Thursday, February 19, 2015
School board denies voters a choice To the Editor: If you have been wondering why your Bedford property tax bills have exploded in the last decade, read on. In 2001-02 …
Friday, January 30, 2015
To the Editor: I would like to thank Mr. Stewart’s reasoned reply on the benefits and role of the Bedford Taxpayers Association (BTA) in response to my letter to the …
Tuesday, December 30, 2014

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