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To The Editor, This past year, our 6th grade Girl Scout troop has been exploring issues related to making our environment a better place. We recently visited the Bedford Dump to understand more about Bedford’s trash and recycling programs and we were surprised with what …

Thursday, June 19, 2014
The handsome carpetbagger from Massachusetts, Scott Brown, is beginning to change our Bedford landscape with political signs. Having lost a reelection campaign in his home state I guess he thinks …
Thursday, June 19, 2014
To the Editor: Last week, I went to the Bedford Clerk’s Office and filed as a Republican candidate for the New Hampshire House of Representatives. I am excited about the …
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Anti-vaccine group sees grave risks To the Editor: Is there anything more important than getting all the facts and information when considering a risky medical intervention, especially when that intervention …
Friday, May 30, 2014
It seems that people in New Hampshire may not be taking the old adage “a fed bear is a dead bear” seriously enough these days. Recent events across the state …
Friday, May 23, 2014 | By ANDREW TIMMINS Special to the Journal
A heartfelt thank-you from Plant It Pink To the Editor: Almost one year ago, a committee was formed to take positive action in raising funds to find a cure after …
Friday, May 23, 2014
To the Editor: Historically, the Bedford School Board and superintendent’s office has had the reputation of stonewalling parents and shrugging off complaints with an arrogant dismissive attitude until they simply …
Thursday, May 15, 2014
If you are concerned about safely crossing Route 101 on foot or by bicycle, we have an opportunity to voice our opinions! On Tuesday, May 13, at the Bedford High …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By SUSAN TUFTS-MOORE Special to the Journal
To the Editor: In the Bedford Town Library is a display case containing an old book in which the names of its original subscribers from 1789 to 1848 are recorded. …
Thursday, May 8, 2014
To the Editor: With spring and warm weather arriving we are again faced with bicycles and automobiles sharing the road. Making this year especially hard is the horrible condition the …
Thursday, May 8, 2014
To the Editor: May is Bike Month in New Hampshire and with the good weather you will be seeing more bicyclists out on the roads in town. Please be alert …
Thursday, May 8, 2014
To the Editor: This is a letter to Bedford voters. June 3 is the last day for voters to change party affiliation prior to the Sept. 9, primary election. We …
Thursday, May 8, 2014
To the Editor: At the Bedford School Board meeting on April 21, the 2014 Developmental Assets and Attitude and Behavior surveys were the primary topic. The Attitude and Behavior survey, …
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
To the Editor: At the Bedford School Board meeting on April 21, the 2014 Developmental Assets and Attitude and Behavior surveys were the primary topic. The Attitude and Behavior survey, …
Thursday, May 1, 2014
To the Editor: The Bedford School Board is currently gathering feedback from parents regarding the survey that was recently given to middle school students. It is important to identify the …
Thursday, May 1, 2014
To the Editor: I couldn’t help but shake my head when I read a letter to the editor in your April 25 edition in which Ms. Laura Condon once again …
Thursday, May 1, 2014
To the Editor: I was impressed with the turnout of nearly a dozen parents at the recent April 21 school board meeting. All who spoke voiced serious opposition to the …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: Vaccination. It is a growing issue. Even with 49 vaccine doses recommended for little children before they start first grade, the recommendations don’t stop there. We all …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: The following is a letter sent to Lurgio Middle School parents on April 11. Dear Parents and Guardians, Over the past several days, I have spoken to …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: Recently, my family and I have had a few encounters with the local police officials, but the officers who we have dealt with have not been as …
Thursday, April 24, 2014
To the Editor: Saturday, April 26, will be the annual spring work day at the Pulpit Rock Conservation Area, with a rain date of Saturday, May 3. Please join us …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: I thoroughly enjoyed Mr. Rapsis’ “Basically Bedford” column about the good and bad of sidewalks. I was particularly entertained by his musing on litter – the debris …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: After seeing the “BurmaShave” style signs on the way to the transfer station and knowing one of the 2013 Town Council’s goals was to increase recycling in …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: This week, seventh grade students at Lurgio were given a survey titled “Search Institute, Profiles of Student Life: Attitudes & Behavior”. This survey was optional and names …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: I watched with the usual disgust as the Bedford School Board refused to provide answers to parents and taxpayers about why an intrusive, completely inappropriate survey was …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
To the Editor: How would you react if someone approached your seventh-grader and asked her how many times she’s had “sexual intercourse,” “gone all the way” or “made love”? Any …
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Thank you from Boy Scout Troop 5 To the Editor: Thank you! On behalf of Troop 5 of the Boy Scouts of America here in Bedford, I want to say …
Friday, April 11, 2014
BTA appears to have lost sight of purpose To the Editor: The Bedford Taxpayers Association (BTA) recommended a “no” vote on the bond to fix Bedford roads before our recent …
Friday, April 11, 2014
Sen. Ayotte’s work strengthens military To the Editor: Senator Kelly Ayotte, our gladiator in the arena of debate on the floor of the Senate, led a bipartisan and diligent effort …
Friday, April 4, 2014
To the Editor: I am writing in support of the Medicaid expansion plan that was recently proposed by the New Hampshire Legislature and endorsed by Governor Hassan. It has been …
Thursday, March 27, 2014
To the Editor: In a March 20th Op-Ed entitled, “Why Would Sanborn Deny Health Care to our Neighbors?” Dr. Wayne Goldner suggests that Senator Sanborn is somehow opposed to providing …
Thursday, March 27, 2014 | John Schneller
To the Editor: Bedford Taxpayers Association would like voters to understand our commitment to fiscal responsibility on behalf of all residents living in Bedford. This is a town where we …
Thursday, March 27, 2014
To the Editor: Mr. Shaughnessy gets my most heartfelt congratulations on his re-election as our town moderator. I want to say thank you to him for his courteous and fair …
Thursday, March 27, 2014
To the Editor: As a cancer survivor, I know the pain and fear that come along with a cancer diagnosis. I want to ensure that as few people as possible …
Thursday, March 20, 2014
To the Editor: As your newly elected member of the School Board, I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came out to vote on Tuesday, March …
Thursday, March 20, 2014
I’m writing this before the elections on Tuesday, March 11, so I have no idea if I’m in the majority or the minority on the town’s $30 million road bond. …
Friday, March 14, 2014 | By JEFF RAPSIS
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