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To the Editor: Granite Staters will be engaged in one of the most important Senate races of the up-coming 2016 elections. Governor Maggie Hassan challenges incumbent Senator Kelly Ayotte for the seat now held by Ayotte. The most recent poll results show Hassan trailing by …

Saturday, May 14, 2016
To the Editor: The Friends of the Stevens-Buswell Community Center (a subcommittee of the Bedford Historical Society) wanted to thank the Mystic Images Salon and Spa in Amherst for hosting …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
To the Editor: I am writing this letter to extend a big thanks to people of the town of Bedford for their generous contributions to help hungry veterans, my senior …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
To the Editor: We were again reminded how fortunate Troop 5 is to be part of Bedford and its surrounding communities. It was yet another record year for us thanks …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
To the Editor: Regarding Mr. Scanlon's April 15th letter to the editor on the U.S. Constitution - Article 2, Section 2 - the president "shall have the power to" nominate …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
To the Editor: The end of March marked "cross over" at the New Hampshire State House and the halfway point of 2016 legislative session. A breakdown of the bills: • …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
To the Editor: As someone who served in local government, I know that it's possible to have disagreements without abandoning the rule book. I think I speak for many Republicans …
Saturday, April 16, 2016
To the Editor: A recent letter to the editor suggested delaying confirming a new Supreme Court justice was political, without basis in the Constitution and not in the interests of …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
To the Editor: Over the past year, the town of Bedford has raised the bar and has become a recognized state leader in the fight against substance abuse. Our progress …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
To the Editor: I wanted to write to congratulate the N.H. Senate and House Republican leadership for their work to continue to provide extended Medicaid benefits to those citizens of …
Saturday, April 9, 2016
The Bedford Girls fourth grade team recently won the 2016 State Championship with a 34-24 victory over a tough Concord Boys & Girls team to avenge their only loss of …
Saturday, April 2, 2016
To the Editor: The Bedford Women's Club would like to thank the community for its' support of our recent Whale of a Sale Indoor Yard Sale. The school system, community …
Sunday, March 27, 2016
To the Editor: Substance abuse has grown throughout the country from an incident to a problem to an epidemic to a crisis ... and now borders on a pandemic. Many …
Saturday, March 19, 2016
To the Editor: If you have ever taken the time to read the back of your tax bill, there is language speaking to property tax credits and exemptions printed on …
Saturday, March 19, 2016
To the Editor: I am a student at Cascade Christian Schools in Puyallup, Wash., and I am writing a report on the state of New Hampshire. We are responsible for …
Saturday, March 19, 2016
To the Editor: I am writing to thank you for another fascinating feature article, "Fakes and Frauds," in the Feb. 19 issue of the Journal. As an artist, I found …
Saturday, March 12, 2016
To the Editor: First, a disclaimer: No taxpayers were harmed in the construction of this missive (nor will they be in the future). The Bedford Town Council is unanimously requesting …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: Now that all the presidential candidates have moved on, it's time to focus on the next very important time to vote in Bedford - the local town …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: At the upcoming March 8 election, residents will have the opportunity to vote on limiting locations for any Bedford Alternate Treatment Center (ATC). These centers would dispense …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: I urge Bedford residents to vote "Yes" on the proposed school budget. As stated in previous letters to the editor, it is true that if the proposed …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: The Bedford Taxpayers Association will be sending out a flier with recommendations for the upcoming town election on March 8. We encourage residents to come out and …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: Nearly 20 years ago, I was one of those young first-time homebuyers who bought a home in Bedford due to the strong reputation of the school system. …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: Bedford's schools are considered among the best in the state, and we want to keep them that way. In the budget for next year, the School Board …
Saturday, March 5, 2016
To the Editor: It is disappointing to see how party politics has become the norm in our country. Within hours of the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, Republican …
Saturday, February 27, 2016
To the Editor: Today (Feb. 9) I voted at the Bedford High School again. Arriving in the area of the school, traffic was at a stand-still. Once it allowed me …
Monday, February 22, 2016
To the Editor: My advice on the Bedford town manager residency requirement is that it is probably unconstitutional and illegal. A corporate charter should not contain a directive to the …
Monday, February 22, 2016
To the Editor: I urge Bedford citizens to vote NO on the current proposed school budget. If voters reject the proposed budget, the default budget will be in effect. Realize …
Monday, February 22, 2016
To the Editor: I consider the right to vote an honor, privilege and duty and I consider any infringement of my ability to vote for who I want an outrage. …
Monday, February 22, 2016
To the Editor: The Golden Rule of school superintendents is: "Regardless of revenue, never let your tax rate fall, because large future spending increases would then look even worse to …
Friday, February 12, 2016
To the Editor: The BBABC Board would like to thank parents, friends, athletes and coaches for their support of the Winter Fundraiser. Collectively, the winter sports teams raised just over …
Friday, February 12, 2016
To the Editor: Its that time of year! It's finally Black History Month! Grab the family and come explore black history through music at the Bedford High School theatre. My …
Monday, February 8, 2016
To the Editor: There are 900 employees of the town of Bedford. Only one is required to reside in the community - the town manager. This requirement, in place for …
Monday, February 8, 2016
To the Editor: Democratic Socialists' underlying philosophy is that they have a right to take property earned by others for whatever product or service they desire (i.e., a right to …
Monday, February 8, 2016
The Bedford Babe Ruth Baseball 13-16 Division registration is now open for players born between May 1, 1999 and April 30, 2003. To register go to www.bedfordbaberuth.com. Registration for Palomino …
Monday, January 25, 2016
Bedford Little League Baseball is open to boys and girls ages 4-12 who live in Bedford or Amherst. Bedford Little League offers pre-season indoor practices. Evaluations for team placement will …
Monday, January 25, 2016
To the Editor: Choosing the Republican nominee I would support was difficult. We have a large field of candidates and a lot of talent and experience. There were several factors …
Monday, January 18, 2016
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