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MILFORD - Roger McAllister's fellow soldiers knew he wasn't well. Ants crawled over his face and his helmet tipped forward off his head. It was more than 100 steamy degrees in the Vietnam jungle where Sgt. McAllister had been dropped to help prepare a landing …

Saturday, May 28, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
MANCHESER - The Kiwanis Club of Manchester honored Desmond Powell, senior at West High School and member of the school's Key Club, with the Robert P. Connelly Medal of Heroism …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
Each year, the UNH President's Commission on the Status of Women recognizes the commitment of its faculty, staff and students in making the university a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
CONCORD - With the arrival of spring, many species of wildlife are giving birth. Finding young wildlife can be exciting, but in most cases, even if it appears abandoned, the …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
According to a recent report by Connectict tick-borne disease expert Dr. Sandra Bushmich, data indicates that a new form of tick-borne illness, Borrelia miyamotoi, is growing. Unlike Lyme disease, which …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
CONCORD - As the summer hiking season gets underway, the New Hampshire Fish and Game Department reminds outdoor enthusiasts to buy their Hike Safe Card before they hit the trails. …
Saturday, May 28, 2016
MILFORD - The idea of freedom is baked into New Hampshire's self-image, but the historical reality has not always lived up to the ideal. Milford, Portsmouth and many other towns …
Sunday, May 22, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The Rotary Club of Bedford invites you to its 42nd Bedford Rotary Memorial Road Race on Saturday, May 21. This family-oriented 5K, 12K and kids race offers a family-fun atmosphere …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
The Bedford Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 21. With the help of many volunteers, the club will transform Bedford's Town Hall, 70 …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
BEDFORD - Phase 1 of the Wallace Road South reconstruction project began Monday, May 16. Wallace Road South will be closed to all through vehicles between the Bedford-Merrimack town line …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
MILFORD - A brand new shop opened in Lorden Plaza recently with nearly 500 craft beers and up to 100 wine selections. The custom-built walk-in cooler at Barley & Hops …
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Diplomas and congratulations went to 130 students completing this year's bee school, a set of six weekly classes hosted by the Merrimack Valley Beekeeper's Association. The classes began Tuesday evening, …
Saturday, May 14, 2016 | By LORETTA JACKSON Correspondent
The annual Bedford Memorial Day Weekend Hometown Parade will be held Sunday, May 29. Come join the festivities by marching in the parade, sponsoring a specialty unit, volunteering, or join …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
BEDFORD - WBNH-LP, the low-power FM radio station owned and operated by the town of Bedford, is accepting proposals for new radio shows. All types of shows will be considered, …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
For your spring planting needs, visit the Bedford Garden Club's Plant Sale from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 21. This annual event will take place indoors at Bedford's Town Hall, 70 …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
U.S. Cellular announced it is continuing its "Community Connections" program for the second consecutive year to support local youth organizations. Last year, the company sponsored more than 700 school groups …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Members of the Bedford High School Choir attended the Boston Lyric Opera's dress rehearsal of Massenet's opera, "Werther," on March 9. Now in its 39th season, BLO is the largest …
Saturday, May 14, 2016
Most people don't know they are there, but in every town and city in southern New Hampshire and northern Massachusetts, there are treasures. Whether they are in old cemeteries, deep …
Saturday, May 7, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
The Bedford Historical Society, with a grant from the New Hampshire Humanities Council will present "George Washington Spied Here: Spies and Spying in the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783)" at 7 …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
This column continues the building of the barns owned by the Woodbury family through to the present day. After the raising of the main frame by 50 town volunteers in …
Saturday, May 7, 2016 | By Robert Brooks A Bit of History
BEDFORD - The Bedford Lions Club has announced plans to begin a special collection of medical supplies and orthopedic equipment for the victims of the April earthquake in Ecuador. Mike …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
BEDFORD - Four dozen Breathe New Hampshire volunteers enjoyed lunch, ice cream, and lots of prizes at an open house at The Inside Scoop to celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week. Breathe …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
DERRY - The Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage offices in Derry and Bedford raised more than $3,900 for Liberty House through a charity bowl-a-thon fundraiser they hosted earlier this month. Liberty …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
New Hampshire Audubon's annual Birdathon/Bloomathon will be held Saturday, May 21. Join a team and raise pledges, or gather a few friends to form your own team and set goals …
Saturday, May 7, 2016
WILTON - First there was Frisbee, a perfect laid-back pasttime for the 1960s, then Frisbee evolved into the fast-paced Ultimate Frisbee. Now, there's a Frisbee-golf hybrid called disc golf, which …
Saturday, April 30, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
BEDFORD - St. Joseph Community Services (SJCS), the provider of Meals on Wheels throughout Hillsborough County, was pleased to welcome Sgt. Kyle Thrasher and Communication Specialist Nina Malley of the …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Wildflowers and ecological and geological features at Pulpit Rock will be the focus of a nature walk sponsored by the Bedford Land Trust from 9 a.m.-noon, Saturday, May 14. Jo …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
The Compassus program serving Milford and the surrounding area is seeking volunteers to provide comfort and support to patients and families in need of end-of-life care. "Every day, volunteers touch …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Bedford Parks and Recreation will present the following town events. For more information, visit www.BedfordRecOnline.com. 10 a.m.-noon, Saturday, April 30: Touch-A-Truck event at the pool parking lot. Enjoy climbing on …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
MANCHESTER - Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Granite State College in Manchester will host a "Mug and Muffin" social event to celebrate of Cinco de Mayo from 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday, …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
BEDFORD - Managing Director and Valuation Expert Scott LaValley, MSFS,CFP, CVA, CRPC, ChFC, CLU with The Baldwin & Clarke Companies has successfully completed the certification process with the National Association …
Saturday, April 30, 2016
AMHERST - Peter Zheutlin's family wanted a dog, but Peter? Never. Through 20 years of marriage and two children, the freelance journalist resisted the idea. He never wanted tumbleweeds of …
Thursday, April 21, 2016 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
On Wednesday, April 13, the Bedford Town Council appointed acting town manager and planning director Rick Sawyer as town manager, with a five year contract. "The town council is thrilled …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The American Red Cross will hold these blood drives. For more information or to reserve a time, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. April 26: Elks Lodge, 120 …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
BEDFORD - The Craftworker's Guild announce this year's Spring Craft Shop, which will take place from Thursday, April 28, through Saturday, May 7, at the Kendall House, Bedford. Just in …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The Bedford Men's Club provides two $1,000 scholarships each year to graduating high school seniors from Bedford. This scholarship is open to any high school senior who lives in Bedford …
Thursday, April 21, 2016
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