Bedford News

Guild artists to present at Bedford Library

The Craftworkers’ Guild presents fiber artist, Laura Morrison, and bead artist, Maureen Redmond-Scura, from 7:30-9 p.m. May 14 at the Bedford Library. These artists will explore how they use traditional craftmaking to produce unconventional works of art. Morrison and Redmond-Scura ...

Animal Rescue League to host annual Evening of Compassion

The Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire will host the eighth annual Evening of Compassion at the Bedford Village Inn on Thursday, May 10. Each year, the League hosts this fundraising dinner, which highlights key accomplishments of the work performed by the League. Last year, the monies ...

Civic beautification project completed

A civic beautification project has been completed by the Bedford Garden Club. Volunteers from the club teamed up with Great Scott Landscaping service to install new shrubs and a dogwood tree at Bedford’s Town Hall on Meetinghouse Road.

The Craftworkers’ Guild opens Spring Craft Shop

The Craftworkers’ Guild will open its Spring Craft Shop from Thursday, May 3, through Saturday, May 12, at the Kendall House in Bedford. The seasonal shop will be open every day from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.This year, the shop will be filled with arts and crafts from more than 60 artisans and ...

Flood rescue training with the Bedford Fire Department

The Bedford Fire Department will conduct live swiftwater/flood rescue training on the Merrimack River from 9 a.m.-7 p.m, Friday, April 20. The exercise will involve rescue personnel, dogs, water crafts, boats and helicopters. Crews will operate in the Merrimack River near the railroad bridge ...

Figuly graduates from basic training

Air Force Airman 1st Class Alexandra J. Figuly graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Figuly is the daughter of Robert Figuly, of Hawthorne Drive, Bedford, and sister of Breanna Figuly of Hilltop Circle, Wylie, Texas. She is a 2011 graduate of ...

Lurgio seeks student artwork

Students at Ross A. Lurgio Middle School who enjoy drawing are encouraged to submit their artwork to be featured on the cover of the Lion’s Den Literary Magazine. All entries are due by Friday, May 4, and must include the heading “Lurgio Lion’s Den, ...

New formulas take the bite out of medications

OK, so here’s what you do. First, grab him by his scruff. You may need a second person to assist you. Then, tip his head and place the pill as far back in his throat as you can. Beware, he may kick, scratch or even bite. Then, rub his throat until you see that he has swallowed it. ...

Telegraph to hold Pawsitively Pets Expo

The Telegraph invites you to celebrate all things with four legs, fins, wings and whiskers. The Pawsitively Pets Expo will be held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, at Daniel Webster College in Nashua. Pets from all over New Hampshire are bringing their owners to the expo to visit with ...

BWC auction supports scholarships

The Bedford Women’s Club, a nonprofit social and charitable organization comprising some 150 women from Bedford and elsewhere, hosted its annual Time and Talent Auction on April 12. The event, which originated in 2002, raises money for the club’s scholarship program, which ...

Animal Rescue League places animals with their perfect match

With this week’s Bedford Journal jam-packed with pictures of pets, those of you without furry family members may be feeling the urge to adopt. Those of you who already own a pet or two may be wondering if you can make room for one more. You just might find that new addition to the ...

Animals make ‘paw’sitive impact on owners’ lives

We asked our readers in Amherst, Bedford, Brookline, Hollis, Lyndeborough, Merrimack, Milford, Mont Vernon and Wilton to send us photos of their pets. We received 174 photos from animal lovers – all telling us how their pets are special. Some pets were rescued at shelters, some ...

Pets of the Week for April 20

Baylee Hi, my name is Baylee! I am a 2-year-old puggle mix. I came to the shelter because my family could no longer keep me. I am a gorgeous girl who is looking for a loving family to take their time getting to know me. I am very shy at first and will need you to spend a extra time getting to ...

Comedian hits Palace stage with new material

Maine’s Bob Marley will play Manchester’s Palace Theatre on Friday, April 20, and Saturday, April 21. Marley, a New England staple, moved back to Maine after an 11-year stint in Los Angeles. He has appeared on “The Tonight Show” and “Late Show ...

Kitty Angels event set for May 5 and 6

It’s tough, being a homeless cat. You probably don’t get enough to eat. You have to sleep in dark, cold corners. Medical issues can quickly become fatal. And, there’s nobody there to give you a hug, or even a scratch on the head. For the past 18 years, these ...

Bedford’s pets ham it up for the camera

While not every pet could win the title of Cutest Pet, some of the pictures we received were just too good to go unnoticed. Here are some of the Bedford pets that didn’t win, but are still pretty cute!

Bedford native a semifinalist for US Presidential Scholar award

Christopher Yang, a senior at Phillips Academy Andover and a Bedford resident, has been named a semifinalist in the 2012 U.S. Presidential Scholars program. He is the son of Jack Yang and Shelley Song. Approximately 550 semifinalists were selected from more than 3,300 candidates on the basis ...

NH Housing receives $2 million

New Hampshire Housing Finance Authority has been awarded a $2.48 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to help continue its Lead Hazard Abatement Program. This marks the third time that HUD has provided funding for this program. The Authority’s Lead ...