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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 it lasts. Most area farm stands are open seven days a week, whether you want …

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
On April 15, Bedford’s Zoning Board of Adjustment denied a proposal from the Hess Corporation for a permit that would enable the building of a gasoline service station on Route …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
An enticing fragrance greets those visiting FrizzHome Gardens, 270 Back River Road, Bedford. The garden center, owned and managed by Howard Frizzell and assistant manager Jody Fox, of Merrimack, is …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | Story and photos by LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Bedford High School students and staff celebrated an honor bestowed upon their school by U.S. News’ Best High Schools report. The school is ranked fourth among 22 schools in New …
Friday, May 2, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Hundreds of locally grown plants will be offered for sale at the Bedford Garden Club’s annual Plant Sale, from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 24, at the Bedford Town Hall, 10 …
Friday, May 2, 2014
A massive helicopter hovered above the treetops, then landed in a Bedford field, thus becoming part of a rigorous, swift water flood training exercise held with participation from a multitude …
Friday, April 25, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Easter was in full swing as a very special event, the Our Promise to Nicholas Easter Egg Hunt, drew more than 1,200 guests who on April 12, enjoyed the fun-filled …
Friday, April 25, 2014 | By LISA KAVENEY Special to the Journal
Letters to the editor have been coming in to the Bedford Journal regarding a survey on student attitudes, life and behavior, many of which strongly opposed the nature of some …
Friday, April 25, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
Challenge Day at Bedford High School was held March 24. Students took part in a day-long workshop, which included a wide range of exercises designed to enhance social-emotional well-being. The …
Friday, April 18, 2014 | By LORETTA JACKSON Staff Writer
A reunion of all USS Iwo Jima shipmates (LPH2/LHD7) will be held from Aug. 27-31 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Jacksonville, Fla. For more information, write to Robert G. …
Friday, April 18, 2014
Students who like to write poetry have another chance for statewide recognition. The Poetry Society of New Hampshire, in partnership with the New Hampshire Council of Teachers of English, is …
Friday, April 18, 2014
More than 1,800 submissions of art by public, parochial and private school students in grades 7-12 competed for recognition in the Scholastic Art Awards of New Hampshire on Jan. 11-12. …
Friday, April 18, 2014
It’s so wonderful when you discover another superlative restaurant to add to your list of recommendations when someone asks, “So, what are your favorites around here?” I now have Restaurant …
Friday, April 11, 2014 | By KATHLEEN PALMER Staff Writer
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