Bedford News

Bee Gees tribute band plans concert Friday

You should be dancing with “Stayin’ Alive: One Night of the Bee Gees,” at the Palace Theatre at 7:30 p.m. April 27. Hailing from Toronto, Anthony Mattina, Todd Sharman and Mitch Morrison become the brothers Gibb in an evening of music that spans the ...

Animal Rescue League announces Volunteer of the Year for 2012

Kip Degen has been recognized as the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire’s Volunteer of the Year. The award was created in 2004 to commemorate the 100th birthday of the organization. Degen received the award for 2012 for donating his time to the welfare of animals. “Kip ...

Dog Licenses available for purchase

Dog licenses for 2012 are now available for purchase. All renewal licenses are due annually by April 30. After May 30th, late fees will apply, and owners of unlicensed dogs will receive a civil forfeiture fine of $25. Residents who no longer have a dog or need additional information should ...

Ogmundson to perform at library

The last performance of the 2011-12 Sunday Concerts at the Bedford Library will be from 2:30-4 p.m. May 6. Will Ogmundson is a well-known as a pianist and composer throughout New England.  He has written the music for numerous musicals including “Pollyanna!” and his music ...

Tickets available 74th annual Bedford Firemen’s Ball

The Bedford Firefighters Association will hold its 74th annual Firemen’s Ball from 7p.m-midnight, Friday, May 11, at the Manchester Country Club. The event is held by the association to raise money to purchase equipment for the ambulance and fire department. The fundraising also ...

Annual plant sale at Peter Woodbury

Peter Woodbury School will hold its annual plant sale from 11a.m-1p.m. on Saturday, May 12, in the school gym. Plants include annuals and perennials, vegetables and herbs, and garden-themed gifts made by the students. There will also be baked goods available for sale. All proceeds benefit the ...

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 ...