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When he reached 448 pounds at the age of 32, Jonathan LaMarine was ready to give up. He had tried various weight loss programs but nothing seemed to do the trick; he just could not lose weight. That is, until he decided to enroll in …

Friday, August 29, 2014 | By HEATHER FYFE Correspondent
It’s just down the road a piece, this weekend. The New England John Deere Expo returns, Aug. 22-24, to the Hillsborough County 4-H Youth Center, an agricultural activities center located …
Friday, August 22, 2014 | By Loretta Jackson Correspondent
Bedford Community Television recently received national recognition with a Media Excellence Award from the Partnership for Drug Free Kids. The award was given for the station’s support in helping to …
Friday, August 22, 2014
Colonel Robert Quinn, director of the New Hampshire State Police and Chief John Bryfonski of the Bedford Police Department announce that during the weekend of Aug. 22, State Police troopers …
Thursday, August 21, 2014
BEDFORD – In the depths of the Great Depression, a Pepperell, Mass. veterinarian named Dr. Davis would lift spirits by hosting free entertainments for townspeople, playing movies and serving his …
Friday, August 8, 2014 | By KATHY CLEVELAND Staff Writer
BEDFORD – Calling all girls: Did you know that Barbie has had almost 150 careers since 1959? Girl Scouts and Mattel want girls to know they can be anything and …
Friday, August 8, 2014
Dozens of local families and neighbors became better acquainted with officers from the Bedford Police Department during the department’s second annual open house, an event held on Wednesday, June 25, …
Friday, August 1, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
The YMCA’s Camp Sargent day camp is a place to go for summer fun for kids ages 5-16 who want a c hoice of dozens of offerings – arts and …
Friday, July 25, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Seventeen fraternity brothers from Pi Kappa Phi, founded in 1904, visited Camp Allen in Bedford, June 29 to July 3, to assist people with disabilities, on behalf of Push America, …
Friday, July 25, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
From baby gear to skis, jewelry and prom dresses to housewares, games and puzzles to sports equipment, there was something for everyone at the Junk in the Trunk yard sale …
Friday, July 18, 2014 | Story and photos by IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
You wouldn’t buy a car if you didn’t know the cost until after you got home with it, so why do it with a colonoscopy? That’s one of the arguments …
Friday, July 11, 2014 | By DAVID BROOKS Staff Writer
DURHAM – Poetry about the seasons, a ring-toss game between a cat and a moose, and a day of skiing were among the subjects of winning stories in the New …
Friday, July 11, 2014
Summer is finally here. School is out, the crops are thriving and it’s time to visit the farmers market or your local pick-your-own fields to enjoy the fresh produce while …
Friday, July 4, 2014 | Story and photos by IRENE LABOMBARDE Staff Writer
Independence Day brings with it an opportunity to reflect on the meaning of freedom, a treasured asset so plentiful in the United States and so rare in some other countries. …
Friday, July 4, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Bedford’s Sarah Jacobs, 11, may be feeling a bit lightheaded these days but she is happy about the condition. She recently donated her hair, which has never been substantially shorn, …
Friday, June 27, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Smudges of whipped cream reseembling milk mustaches adorned the upper lips of children whose strawberry shortcakes were dispatched in record time at the Friends of Bedford Cemeteries annual Bedford Strawberry …
Friday, June 27, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
The following candidates are running for state representative from Bedford. There are six open seats in the district,  District 7. Democrat: Brendon S. Browne, 3 Essex Road Jeremy Dupuis, 40 …
Friday, June 27, 2014
Bedford High School graduates of the Class of 2014, resplendent in flowing gowns and mortarboard caps, were greeted with rounds of applause as they marched into their final assembly, a …
Friday, June 20, 2014 | Story and photos by LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Students from Ross A. Lurgio Middle School’s Pod 7 South this year presented their Memorial Day Program, a multi-media celebration of patriotism and gratitude to America’s veterans. The program, presented …
Friday, June 20, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Thirteen students graduated from the Adult Education Program at Bedford High School on Friday. The ceremony was the fourth of its kind since Bill Hagen, Principal of Bedford High School …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By HEATHER FYFE Correspondent
Ross A. Lurgio 7th grader Kevin Owens represented Bedford and the state of New Hampshire at the National Geography Bee, held May 19th-21st. He achieved 14th place recognition after competing …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By HEATHER FYFE Correspondent
Bedford’s Robert Flynn, an unabashedly proud member of the Bedford High School Class of 2014, shares some recollections intended to ease the way for those who in their own time …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Bedford police are alerting residents to the abundance of bears now searching for food after a long winter of hibernation. The Bedford Police Department’s animal control officer, Officer Steve Paul, …
Friday, June 13, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Bedford’s Sydney Richardson and Danielle Lucey, Cadette Girl Scouts from Troop 21981, presented 10 new, handcrafted benches they had made to the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire on May …
Friday, June 6, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Angry, hot, blisters the size of deflated golf balls all too frequently plagued nationally ranked Irish step dancer Katelyn “Katie” Luck, a junior at Bedford High School. The dancer rebelled …
Friday, June 6, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Patrick Burke, of Bedford, was honored at Champlain College’s annual awards dinner for the Division of Communication and Creative Media. Burke, a digital filmmaking major received the …
Friday, June 6, 2014
UPDATE: The Bedford Police Department reports that Beverly Archambault, of Bedford, was located in New Hampshire, in good condition, by the Hampstead Police Department at around 9 p.m., Thursday, June …
Friday, June 6, 2014
If he’d been dashing through a muddy foxhole during a battle in World War II or in the Korean War, the need for speed surely would have propelled Gunnery Sgt. …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
The 40th Anniversary of the Bedford Rotary Memorial Road Races was celebrated on May 17, with the Bedford 12K Championship, the Uncle Sam’s Rockin’ – Walkin’ 5K race, and a …
Friday, May 30, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Bedford resident Jonathan LaMarine, along with locals Doris Corallino and Judi Lanza, recently were featured on BCTV. The ladies, joining him in a show about healthy living, were inspired by …
Friday, May 30, 2014
The celebration of May as Bicycle Safety Month was marked on May 18 by volunteers from the Bedford Fire Department and the Bedford Police Department who conducted the third annual …
Friday, May 23, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
A festive Wine Tasting Gala and Silent Auction, hosted on May 1 by the Bedford Historical Society, drew bidders for scores of wondrous items contributed by local sponsors. The event, …
Friday, May 16, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
The Bedford Parks and Recreation Department is now accepting applications for summer 2014 positions. Wanted: Responsible summer employees who are creative team leaders and enjoy working with children and youth. …
Friday, May 9, 2014
An eligibility list to fill the position of patrol officer in the Bedford Police Department is being compiled at the town offices’ Human Resources Department, 24 North Amherst Road. The …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Police and Bedford schools staged a realistic school shooting drill in April, complete with hostages and mock injuries – the kind of drill that is becoming more common across the …
Friday, May 9, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Bedford’s Nathan Gordon, a third-grader in Lisa Hussey’s class at Peter Woodbury School, recently competed in gymnastics at the N.H. Mens State Championship, held March 16, in Brentwood. He qualified …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
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