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Coffee and crafting

Join the Bedford Library as we use the library’s newest eLearning program, Creativebug, to learn how to make embossed resist watercolor holiday cards and embossed gift tags. We’ll watch the instructional video and then get started! These projects use quick and easy techniques perfect for ...

Animal rescues need donations; military is in need of cards

Pets play important parts in people’s lives, providing companionship, emotional support, helping reduce stress, as well as helping to increase social contacts for ‘pet parents’ with other pet lovers and animal advocates. Two local agencies dedicated to providing for canines in transition ...

Ms Vee Presents: A Soulful Christmas

Spend an intimate evening with Ms. Vee as she sings Christmas classics with a smooth, sultry, soulful delivery. Ms. Vee, a Bedford-based musician and singer, is the 2019 Granite State Blues Challenge Winner. Proceeds from this event will go toward her travel to the International Blues Challenge ...

‘The Nutcracker’

Lauren Felthun, Lilly Chapman and Cora Steichen, along with many others from Bedford will perform in the Palace Theatre’s upcoming annual production of the timeless classic, “The Nutcracker,” in six magical performances Nov. 29 through Dec. 1. Thirteen-year old Lauren Felthun of Ross A. ...

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Pair of Bulldogs chosen for first team, one on second team

Several locals were named to the Divison I and II New Hampshire Field Hockey Coaches Association All-State Field Hockey teams. First-team locals in DivisIon I were Bishop Guertin’s BrookeYabroudy and Sarah Coyle, Merrimack’s Erin Knauer and Demetria Gonzalez and Bedford High’s Rachel ...

Bedford field hockey battled through season

NASHUA – A 5-9-1 season ended with a tough 3-1 loss in the Division I prelims for the Bedford High School girls field hockey team this past Tuesday. But don’t look so much at the record, Bulldogs coach Anneke McStowe said. It doesn’t tell the whole story. “On paper, we don’t have ...

BG boys hoop coach resigns

NASHUA – Another week, another high school coach steps aside. This time it’s Bishop Guertin High School boys basketball coach Matt Regan, who announced on twitter Friday night that he was stepping away from coaching for family reasons. However, rather than conduct a search, the ...

New coach our to coax same, old results

A new era in Bedford High football begins on Friday night (7 p.m.) when the Bulldogs open defense of their Division I state title by hosting Windham High School. Coach Zach Matthews takes the helm from Derek Stank, who moved out to California, and coincidentally, it’s a battle of two new ...

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Support of net metering

I support government promotion of net metering. This program allows consumers to use energy from solar panels to reduce their electric bills. Increasing the use of solar panels further cuts energy costs in two ways; it reduces peak demand, and it lowers our share of regional transmission ...

Urge Governor to sign HB514

I am writing to urge Governor Sununu to sign  HB514, an act imposing  a  waiting  period  between  the  purchase  and  delivery  of  a  firearminto law.  This legislation which will authorize a short waiting period (3 working days) before a person can obtain a purchased firearms ...

Boycott Burt’s Hot Dog Day

June 13 marks Goffstown Representative John Burt’s 8th annual Hot Dog Day at State House. Although this is a fundraiser for the Granite State Paw Rescuers which is certainly a worthy organization, I am asking that elected officials skip this event. Representative Burt has a history of making ...

Trains will not solve the traffic problem

We are stunned that the Union Leader would print such a misleading statement on their FaceBook page — specifically that a poll “finds 75.5% percentage of Granite State residents favor passenger train service between Boston and southern New Hampshire.” The poll they cite obviously did ...

Obituaries | VIEW ALL

Rose Evelyn (Malanowski) Greenwood

Rose Evelyn Greenwood, 88, of Bedford, passed away on October 10, 2019, in Manchester, NH, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late William Raymond Greenwood, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage. Born in Clinton, IN, Rose was the daughter of the late Louis ...

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 ...