Bedford News

Follow the red lines

AMHERST – When Steve Hale came up from Louisiana to New Hampshire for graduate school in the early 1990s he had little interest in hiking. What did interest him was birds, and he did his Ph.D. thesis on the Bicknell’s thrush, a small bird that can be found in the high mountains of New ...

60th annual NH Antiques Show this weekend

MANCHESTER – For six decades, the annual NH Antiques Show has upheld the tradition of bringing fine quality antiques to New England. The NH Antiques Dealers Association date for the 60th annual New Hampshire Antiques Show is through Aug. 12 at the Radisson Hotel Manchester. This years’ show ...

Signs of wildlife abound in Bedford’s backyard – Part 2

In part one of our article, we looked at a few of our fine furry and feathered friends who coexist with us here in town (namely, birds, beavers, porcupines and turkeys). With your “wildlife radar” turned on and tuned in, you’ll see evidence of those critters (and a few more we’ll ...

Bedford Farmers Market celebrates National Farmers Market Week

BEDFORD – The Bedford Farmers’ Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 6-12. As demand for local food continues to grow, so too have the opportunities for America’s farmers to market fresh food directly to the consumer. According to ...

Cannone, Collins, McCahill to play in Shrine Bowl Saturday

Bedford natives Nick Cannone, Connor Collins and Jack McCahill will play one more high school football game. Cannone and Collins, who played for Bedford, and McCahill, who played at Trinity, will line up for New Hampshire in the 64th Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl against Vermont at Saturday at ...

Sweet summer

Trending that day were roomy white bee suits with attached mesh veils. The occasion was a summer picnic held Saturday, July 15, with 43 beekeepers in attendance at the Hollis property of Mike and Diane Mattock. A hive opening to peek at the honey bees residing among the couple’s five hives ...

Restaurant raises $112K for camp’s van, oncology session

CASCO, MAINE – Managing Partners from 17 Texas Roadhouse locations throughout New England, as well as six individuals from the Texas Roadhouse Corporate office in Louisville, Ky., visited Camp Sunshine for the Texas Roadhouse Oncology Session. Not only did the long-time corporate partner ...

Bedford Lions Club chosen for Hannaford Cause Bag program

BEDFORD – The Bedford Lions Club, a nonprofit committed to charitable causes for sight, medical relief, community functions and scholarships, has been selected as a beneficiary of the Hannaford Cause Bag program for the month of August. The Hannaford Cause Bag program, launched in October ...

News Digest

Local man receives professional engineer license BEDFORD – Jason Hill recently received his New Hampshire professional engineer license. Hill serves as a project manager for TFMoran, Inc. in the civil engineering department. He has over 15 years of experience, including site planning and ...

14 Bedford residents riding in Pan-Mass Challenge

NEEDHAM, Mass. – On Aug. 5 and 6, 14 riders from Bedford will cycle up to 192 miles in the Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC) with the goal of raising $48 million for critical research and cancer care at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During PMC weekend, more than 6,200 cyclists from more than 40 states ...

What’s bugging you?

LYNDEBOROUGH – Out of the 23,000 species of insects found in New Hampshire, only a small percentage are considered pests. But we do hate them, especially if we’re gardeners. They go after our carefully tended vegetables, flowers and trees, chewing on leaves and roots, damaging buds and ...

The relationship of vision and learning

Opinions differ about the relationship between vision and learning. It seem to be common sense to most that vision is a crucial part of learning. Asked the question, “What is good vision?” the typical answer is, “Having 20/20 vision.” What most people don’t understand is that 20/20 ...

Garden club Mum Sale set

The Bedford Garden Club will hold its annual Mum Sale, for one day only, 3-6 p.m. Sept. 5 at the Bedford Farmers Market at 190 Meetinghouse Road in the St. Elizabeth Seton Church parking lot. Beautiful 8-inch potted mums, produced by a New Hampshire grower, will be offered for sale at $7.50 ...

Annual NH Antiques Show Aug. 10-12

MANCHESTER – For six decades, the annual NH Antiques Show has upheld the tradition of bringing fine quality antiques to New England. The NH Antiques Dealers Association date for the 60th annual New Hampshire Antiques Show is set for Aug. 10-12 at the Radisson Hotel Manchester. This years’ ...

Mortgage service opens new location

On Thursday, June 29, Residential Mortgage Services, Inc. celebrated the opening of a new Regional Operations Center at 318 South River Road in Bedford. In 2016, RMS helped make the dream of homeownership come true for 2,856 borrowers throughout New Hampshire, and has experienced significant ...

Simply delicious

AMHERST – “Our life is frittered away by detail,” said Henry David Thoreau. “Simplify, simplify.” The 19th century essayist probably never had to cook a meal for a family, but Liz Barbour says he was on the right track. “We have so many things in our kitchens,” the cooking ...

Scholars

COLBY-SAWYER COLLEGE Taylor Grande, a student at Colby-Sawyer College in New London, has completed their internship requirement. Grande worked at Eliot Hospital in Manchester. ROCHESTER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY The following local students were named to the spring 2017 dean’s list at ...

First Ann Hathaway Peters Scholarship awarded

NEWMARKET – Friends of Lamprey Health Care awarded the first Annual Ann Hathaway Peters Scholarship to Sonya M. Spery. The $2,000 scholarship is awarded to a qualified student who plans to pursue a career in community health in the state of New Hampshire. The award is presented in honor of ...

Center for Women & Enterprise receives AARP Foundation grant

NASHUA – AARP Foundation has awarded a generous grant to the Center for Women & Enterprise to conduct Work for Yourself@50+ workshops in New Hampshire, Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island. This national grant initiative is designed to help vulnerable older adults assess opportunities ...