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To the Editor: Mr. Jim Scanlon, in his recent campaign on a single issue (climate change) and against a single candidate (Rand Paul), is confused about the nature of science. Science questions and seeks answers, but is never decided finally as it continually reevaluates prior …

Friday, June 26, 2015
To the Editor: Yet another of those international education comparisons, this one put out by the OECD last week, made note of the correlation between future national prosperity and what …
Thursday, June 11, 2015
To the Editor: All Americans deserve the same protections, privileges, and liberties guaranteed to us by the US Constitution. We find ourselves in the primary of another presidential election cycle, …
Thursday, June 11, 2015
To the Editor: As an undecided Republican primary voter, I’ve been nothing short of puzzled by Rand Paul. But I think he’s puzzled too: In the last year alone, he’s …
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Remembering Richard Corliss To the Editor: Richard Corliss died last week. A couple of years ago, he left Bedford and his daily place in the Bedford Library. At that time, …
Friday, May 8, 2015
To the Editor: You are cordially invited to attend the annual Memorial Day program presented by our Pod 7 South students at Ross A. Lurgio Middle School. The program will …
Friday, May 1, 2015
To the Editor: Every year the leadership classes at Bedford High School host some sort of fundraiser to raise money for a charitable cause. This year we are donating to …
Friday, April 17, 2015
To the Editor: I read the letter from Diane Pauer in the March 20 edition of the Journal. Clearly these sentiments will just reopen freshly healed wounds and potentially drive …
Thursday, April 9, 2015
To the Editor: Are you aware that NH businesses are paying some of the highest workers’ compensation premiums in the country? Actually we are paying on average the 12th most …
Monday, March 30, 2015
To the Editor: On Friday, March 20, I joined my granddaughter’s Brownie troop while they toured the Hannaford’s store on Jenkins Road in Bedford. As I expected, I learned interesting …
Monday, March 30, 2015
To the Editor: On behalf of the Bedford Education Association, we want to take this opportunity to express our heartfelt thanks to the Bedford residents who voted in favor of …
Thursday, March 19, 2015
To the Editor: Public schools in New Hampshire are poised to administer the Smarter Balanced Assessment this month. New Hampshire Law states: RSA 193C: 3 III(b) “The assessment exercises or …
Thursday, March 19, 2015
To the Editor: Are you a woman seeking advancement at work, or hoping to change careers, but don’t have the requisite education? Are you underemployed, stuck in a job that …
Thursday, March 19, 2015
To the Editor: Recently, among a local newspaper’s coverage of the record-setting snow and cold, I came across an article touting the benefits of indoor tanning as a method to …
Thursday, March 19, 2015
To the Editor: I am shocked and bitterly disappointed that Senator Ayotte decided to sign the Senate letter to Iran. I am a Jew who loves and totally supports a …
Thursday, March 19, 2015
To the Editor: I would like to thank all the Bedford citizens who came out on March 10 and voted in the town election. It was an experience to be …
Thursday, March 19, 2015 | Philip Schappler
To the Editor: My name is Cindy Chagnon, and I am running for re-election to the Bedford School Board. I am a 43 year resident of Bedford having moved here …
Friday, March 6, 2015
To the Editor: On Tuesday we have the opportunity to elect three new members to Bedford’s Town Council. I am one of the candidates running, and I hope you will …
Friday, March 6, 2015 | Submitted by Melissa Stevens
To the Editor: I’ve known Melissa for some time now and can vouch for her commitment and passion for what she believes in. She has a strong sense of community …
Friday, March 6, 2015 | Submitted by Patty Heath
To the Editor: As a mother of three and a taxpayer, I take my responsibility to vote seriously. This March 10, Bedford has the opportunity to vote for three new …
Friday, February 27, 2015
To the Editor: It is that time of year again. You start to see political signs for local positions popping up around Bedford. I implore you to get to know …
Friday, February 27, 2015
To the Editor: Have you noticed that our Bedford High School administration and staff have been under the gun lately? I’d like to invite our community to go out of …
Friday, February 27, 2015
To the Editor: I am writing today to show my support for town council candidate Frank Sledjeski. I’ve known Frank for just about ten years, meeting for the frst time …
Friday, February 27, 2015
To the Editor: Very soon we shall go to the polls in Bedford and vote either to approve or not a school and town budget totaling almost $90 million. Additionally, …
Friday, February 27, 2015
To the Editor: I hope that everyone is having fun with our massive snow fall this year, I know I have really ‘enjoyed’ it! I wanted to compliment the town …
Friday, February 27, 2015
To the Editor: Bedford Taxpayers Association has come out with voting recommendations for the March 10 local election. BTA will be sending out a newsletter to Bedford residents endorsing candidates …
Friday, February 27, 2015
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
To the Editor: Another year has passed and during this season of thanksgiving, gratitude, and hope we would like to take a moment to thank you for all that you …
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
To the Editor: I would like the people of Bedford and the surrounding area to be aware of a wonderful opportunity for a worthy nonprofit. Building on Hope is a …
Friday, December 19, 2014
To the Editor: In reply to Mr. Reed’s letter to the editor regarding the “recommendations” by the Bedford Taxpayers Association (BTA), we would like to share some information that he …
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Taxpayers Association’s charter, voter recommendation process bias apparent To the Editor: I wish to highlight the apparent bias in the Bedford Taxpayers Association’s charter and voter recommendation process this past …
Friday, December 5, 2014
To the Editor: The scouts of Bedford NH Troop 414 would like to thank the citizens of Bedford for their generous donations of food items in support of Scouting for …
Friday, November 14, 2014
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