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NH Orchid Society Annual Auction

The New Hampshire Orchid society will hold its annual action on May 11, 2019 at the Bedford Old Town Hall 70 Bedford Center Rd. Parking is around the corner on Meetinghouse Rd. Show table judging will begin at 11:00 AM followed by a short business meeting, lunch and show table discussion.  ...

“Afternoon Serenade” Free Concert

Manchester Community Music School Presents “Afternoon Serenade” Free Concert Join us on Wed., May 15 at 12:10 p.m. as the Manchester Community Music School (MCMS) presents “Afternoon Serenade” as part of its Music’s on the Menu Free Concert Series.   Afternoon Serenade ...

Exemplary Estates of New Hampshire

The Bedford Historical Society and the Bedford Public Library are delighted to host an evening with Cristina Ashjian of the New Hampshire Humanities. The program will be presented on Wednesday, May 15th, at 6:30 pm at the Bedford Public Library in the McAllister Room. This program is free and ...

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Bulldogs dig in for strong second half

The defending state champion Bedford High boys tennis team flexed its muscle, schooling Hanover, 6-3, in a battle of unbeatens then added a pair of 9-0 whitewash wins to move to 10-0, heading into Friday’s 4 p.m. home test with Bishop Guertin. Jason Boucher, Derek Dong, Bohdan Higley and ...

UNH’s Knight pushing hard for pro shot

Trevor Knight has just a couple of things to wrap up for his double political science/criminal justice major at the University of New Hampshire. But he’s not ready for the real world just yet. He’d rather be paid for playing the sport he loves, football. “It’s all I want to do,” ...

BYFA Scholastic Award winners

The Bedford Youth Football and Cheer Association, together with The New Hampshire Youth Football and Spirit Conference (AYF/AYC) celebrated many athletic successes throughout the 2018 season. BYFA challenges its athletes to strive for excellence not only on the mats and on the field but also in ...

Bedford football gets new boss

After eight seasons as the head coach at Kearsarge High School, Zach Matthews is making the step up to the big leagues. The former Plymouth State star is the new varsity football head coach at Bedford High School. He replaces Derek Stank, who moved on San Marcos (Calif.) High School after ...

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Be prepared!

Bedford’s current Master Plan, which was last revised in 2010, is rife with the goals and language of the “Congress for the New Urbanism”. The CNU.org is a group of about 2,500 people nationwide which espouses the radical philosophy of “new urbanism”. This philosophy is also espoused ...

Possibly The Worst Road in Bedford

I hope most of my neighbors would agree that the Beaver Lane/Blanford Place continuum is one of the worst roads in Bedford. It is a heavily travelled road used by resident neighbors and other travelers going between Rte. 101 and North Amherst Road. It is filled with large cracks and potholes ...

Truth vs Believable-Lies

Is it true that “noise from windmills causes cancer,” as President Trump claimed? Politifact.com and the American Cancer Society report that there is no evidence for this. Most people are fearful of cancer, however. Once their fear is aroused, people opt for survival. Trump’s claim ...

Common sense legislation

In regard to “Why reward illegals” and “Licenses for people here illegally”, it would be constructive to step back and take a deep breath. Please, we need to talk about this. We can all agree that we have a broken immigration system that needs to be fixed. The 2013 bipartisan Senate ...

Obituaries | VIEW ALL

Eugene J. Carlin

Eugene J. Carlin, 91, of Bedford, NH passed away Saturday, January 27, 2018. He was born on December 20, 1926 in Brooklyn, NY, to Eugene J. Carlin Sr. and Mabel O’Brien. He attended the St. Vincent Ferrer Elementary School, Brooklyn Technical High School and the Polytechnic Institute of ...

Deborah L. (Burns) Fenton

Deborah L. (Burns) Fenton 64, of Bedford, NH died Wednesday, October 4, 2017 in Burlington, MA after a period of failing health attributed to her years of battling Crohn’s Disease. Debbie and her twin brother, David, were born prematurely at Wheelus AFB, Tripoli, Libya on July 2, 1953. ...

Cindy Lynn (Teschner) Loefstedt

Cindy Lynn (Teschner) Loefstedt, 55, of Bedford, died July 31, 2017, at her residence, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer, surrounded by her loving family. All who saw her were inspired and humbled by the strength and the abiding sense of peace she demonstrated throughout her ...

Theresa Mary (Tremblay) Cadden

Theresa Mary (Tremblay) Cadden, 86, formerly of North Chelmsford died on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 surrounded by her loving family at Harbor Point at Centerville in Centerville, MA. She was married to the late Paul F. Cadden, who died on Oct. 12, 2011. Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the ...