Bedford News

Center offers its services to families before, during and after birth

Unlimited access to information is a challenge unique to this modern age. Whether it’s redecorating a room or fixing a car, an overabundance of how-to’s and don’ts and do’s are at your fingertips whenever you connect to the Internet. While the ...

Pets of the Week for May 4

Lucie Hi, I’m Lucie! I am a 9-year-old boxer mix still searching for a fun and loving family to take me home. I was brought to the shelter because my owner was moving. I am having a blast at the shelter, meeting new people, doing tricks for treats and going running every weekend. I ...

Bedford police chief lays out goals for first six months

Former police chief David C. Bailey left some big shoes to fill when he retired from the Bedford Police Department last year, and current Chief John Bryfonski is embracing the challenge. From instituting new programs to conducting a thorough review of the department, he’s determined ...

Businesses start energy program

Two Bedford businesses have completed Phase 1 of the statewide Energy Efficiency Program. Brophy Wealth Management and the Bedford Village Inn have participated in The Retail Merchants Association of New Hampshire Energy Efficiency Program: Giving Power Back, a three-step program targeted to ...

Scouts earn Eagle rank

Jared Hammer and Liam Ouellette have been named Eagle Scouts in Bedford. Jared Hammer Hammer began Scouting when he joined Pack 5 as a Wolf Scout in second grade. Hammer crossed over to Boy Scouts at his Arrow of Light Ceremony on Jan. 8, 2005, joining Bedford Troop 414. For the first few ...

Dancing Chocolate presents artistic collaboration

Blending art with chocolate, Manchester’s Dancing Lion Chocolate and artist Cindy Rizza will present an artistic collaboration of painted chocolates 8-10 p.m. May 4. The event is free, but reservations are required. Master choolatier Richard Tango-Lowy explained how the chocolate ...

McKevie Chorus to sing anthem at Fisher Cats game

The McKelvie Chorus will sing the national anthem at the Fisher Cats baseball game at 6:35 p.m. Friday, May 11, at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium at 1 Line Drive in Manchester. Tickets are $12. Four dollars of every ticket sold as part of the fundraiser will go to the McKelvie Intermediate ...

McKelvie to hold spring concert

McKelvie Intermediate School’s spring concert will be held at 6 p.m. Friday, May 18, at the Bedford High School auditorium at 47B Nashua Road. For more information, see Mrs. Coughlin or Mrs. Zaffini’s teacher notes at www.sau25.net/Mckelvie.cfm.

Parent information night scheduled

An information night for parents of students who will be transitioning to McKelvie Intermediate School from Peter Woodbury, Riddle Brook and Memorial schools will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, in the McKelvie Intermediate School cafeteria. The evening is designed to provide parents with ...

McKelvie Maskers to present ‘Annie Jr.’

McKelvie Intermediate School’s drama club, The McKelvie Maskers, will perform “Annie Jr.” at 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, and 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12. Performances will be held at the school at 108 Liberty Hill Road in Bedford. Tickets are $6, with ...

Annual plant sale at Peter Woodbury School

Peter Woodbury School will hold its annual plant sale from 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in the school gym. Shop for annuals and perennials, vegetables and herbs, and special garden-themed gifts made by the students. Baked goods also will be available for sale. All proceeds benefit the Peter ...

The Kiwanis Club of Berlin holds scholarship fundraiser

The Kiwanis Club of Berlin is a service organization of caring men and women from all walks of life. Their objective is to bring aid to children in need, primarily in the communities of Berlin, Gorham and Milan. The Berlin Kiwanis Club will hold a scholarship fundraiser at 6:30 p.m. Friday, ...

Bedford Bulldog Basketball Camp registration opens

The 2012 Bedford Bulldog Basketball Camp is now accepting registrations for its fourth annual camp at Bedford High School. There will be one session this year, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18-22 at BHS. The cost is $185 per child. There is no online registration. Applications must be sent by mail. This ...

Pearson steps down fom the BRG

Doug Pearson has resigned as chairperson of the town’s Business Resource Group. At the April 11 Town Council meeting, Bedford Town Council Chairman Bill Dermody commended Pearson for the work he had done. Dermody said that although the Business Resource Group was not completely ...

Bedford Garden Club’s spring plant sale

The Bedford Garden Club will hold a plant sale 9-11 a.m. Saturday, May 19, at Bedford’s Town Hall, 10 Meetinghouse Road. The event will be filled with plants donated by Garden Club members and friends, plus perennials, annuals and vegetable and herb plants from a Bedford greenhouse. ...

Household Hazardous Waste Day scheduled for June

The town of Bedford will conduct a Hazardous Waste Day, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the Bedford Town Garage, 19 Chubbuck Road. This is a one-day event for Bedford residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous waste. Residents must have a valid transfer station sticker on their ...

The Bedford Lions Club awards local scholarships

The Bedford Lions Club monthly dinner meetings are held at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the Weathervane Seafood Restaurant, 393 Route 101 West, Bedford. The May 8 meeting will feature the announcement and presentation of two $1,500 tuition scholarships to the Bedford resident ...

Comedian Seth Meyers to perform at Bedford High School

The Bedford Education Foundation will hold its BEF Comedy Night, featuring Bedford native Seth Meyers, at 8 p.m. Friday, June 1, at the Bedford High School auditorium. Meyers, who recently performed in Boston, was born in Bedford and is a graduate of West High School in Manchester. He is an ...

Breakfast honors seven women of New Hampshire

Each year, New Hampshire Magazine selects a group of women who illustrate the power and imagination of a facet of New Hampshire life. This year, seven artisans were recognized as Remarkable Women of New Hampshire at a breakfast May 1 at the Bedford Village Inn. “We’ve been ...