Bedford News

Mirazita gets nod as ‘150 To Know’

Becker’s ASC Review recently released its “150 Pain Management Physicians To Know” and named Dr. James A. Mirazita to the list. Members of the list were selected for their positions held at top healthcare institutions, affiliation with professional organizations ...

Bedford graduate earns top grades

The 386 members of the Saint Anselm College Class of 2012 were awarded bachelor’s degrees on the campus quad Saturday, May 19, at the college’s 119th commencement exercises. Isaac Saidel-Goley, a psychology major from Bedford, received the Chancellor’s Award for ...

Richard K Harvell VFW Post 8401 elects officers

At the May 2012 meeting of the Bedford Richard K Harvell VFW Post, the following members were installed by Past New Hampshire State VFW Commander Gene Pawlik to serve during the 2012-13 year: ? Post Commander: Gary Backus. ? Sr Vice Commander: John Kroehler. ? Jr Vice Commander: Gene ...

Bedford student in Geography Bee finals

Neelam Sandhu, a 13-year-old, seventh-grade student from Bedford finished as one of the top ten finalists in the preliminary round of the National Geographic Bee this morning in Washington, D.C. The 10 finalists, culled down from 54 competitors from all 50 states and several US territories, ...

Openings still available for summer driver’s ed

Sign-ups for summer driver’s education classes are under way, and there are still openings in both the July and August classes. Students may also sign up for any of the driver’s education classes being offered during the 2012-13 school year. Packets are available in the ...

BHS announces graduation date

Weather permitting, Bedford High School’s graduation ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 16, at the high school’s Bulldog Stadium. This will allow for an unlimited number of guests per graduating senior. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held ...

Girl Scouts Practice Martial Arts

Five members of Bedford Girl Scouts Troops 20800 and 22569 spent time at the ATA Martial Arts Studio in Bedford working towards attaining their Senior First Aid Pin. They took a special course on self-defense with owner and fourth-degree black belt, senior instructor Mark Harbinson. They ...

Bedford student creata makeup application machine

Inspired by cartoonist Rube Goldberg, eighth-grade students at Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School created and demonstrated over 125 different whimsical machines for their annual science fair. These machines complete simple tasks like watering a plant, feeding a fish, pouring a bowl of ...

Sullivan Tire & Auto host Customer Appreciation Day

Sullivan Tire & Auto Service will host a Customer Appreciation Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26 at the Bedford location, 397 S. River Road. There will be free food and prizes,and a special guest appearance of Big League Brian on Stilts. “We are very excited about serving the ...

Attorneys named ‘Rising Stars’ of pro bono law

Kirk C. Simoneau, of Bedford, was one of three attornies recently honored by the New Hampshire Bar Association Pro Bono Referral Program for making public service through the volunteer representation of the poor an essential part of their practices from the beginning. NHBA Associate Executive ...

Bedford Women’s Club abuzz with activity

Dozens of ladies and guests donned white gloves and stylish hats to partake in the Bedford Women’s Club (BWC) annual High Tea, a just-for-fun event that preceded the club’s April business meeting and induction of new officers. The event was held Thursday, April 19, at the ...

Sawyer talks about town planning, the future of Bedford

When someone tells you they have a master plan for the town, that’s usually a cause for alarm – unless, of course, the person tel ling you this is Rick Sawyer, Bedford’s planning director. Sawyer has held this position since April 2007, prior to which he worked ...

For Seth Meyers, you can go home again

Larry and Hilary Meyers discovered their oldest son, Seth, had a knack for storytelling at an early age. “In the days leading up to the end of (grade) school, Hilary and I were worried about Seth finishing up his family history project,” Larry Meyers said. “We ...

MCS to perform Orff’s ‘Carmina Burana’

Celebrating its 51st season, the Manchester Choral Society will present Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” on May 19 and 20 at Bedford High School. Dr. Dan Perkins, MCS music director and professor of music at Plymouth State, said there is something very accessible to ...

Seeking hero nominations For the second year, The Cabinet Press is asking readers to help us to recognize some of our local heroes. A nominee could be a neighbor who organizes a benefit for a family having financial troubles or someone who helps in an emergency – anyone who goes ...

Suspect in BOA robbery arrested, charged

A Hudson man has been charged with the May 7 Bank of America robbery in Bedford. Kevin Geary, 28 was arraigned at Merrimack District Court on May 14 and charged with a Class B felony, punishable with 3½ to seven years in prison and up to a $4,000. Geary requested a court-appointed attorney ...

Macaulay talks writing at Bedford library

When the Bedford Library Foundation was deciding who to invite for the annual Leen Lecture, there was one suggestion that stood out among the others: author/illustrator David Macaulay. “Somebody mentioned his name, and we all said, ‘Oh, yes, perfect!’” ...

Pets of the Week for May 18

Kittles Hi, my name is Kittles, and I am a domestic short-haired male. I am an older cat, which makes me very wise. I love to play and cuddle on the couch. I prefer to be in a house with no kids around because they tire me out. If you rub my belly, I will purr all day! Nemo Hello, my name ...

BHS senior organizes drunk driving talk

For her senior project, Bedford High School student Paige Laventure researched drunk driving and provided information and prevention strategies for juniors and seniors. With prom and graduation time here, Laventure took an opportunity to talk about these occasions, which are typically ...