Bedford News

Meet “Bedford Presbyterian Church”

Step back into 1749 and you are probably an immigrant, Scotch-Irish if you live in Bedford -- emigrating from what is now Northern Ireland. You attend the Bedford Presbyterian Church, the only church in town. The town of Bedford is proud of its beautiful historic church built in 1832, the ...

Bedford Community TV

The live meetings this week on BCTV Channel 22 is the Energy Commission Meeting on Thursday, June 27 and the Historic District Commission Meeting on Tuesday, July 2. There are no live School Board Meetings this week on BCTV Channel 23. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted. ...

Merrimack Cemetery Adventure

Are you up for an adventure back in time? If you are intrigued by colonial cemeteries and would like to learn about maintaining the markers, you are welcome to join us. Currently, 4,000 burial grounds have been identified in NH! Richard Maloon, who is president of the NH Old Graveyard ...

Cutler Memorial Library to host Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki

Thanks to a grant from New Hampshire Humanities, Jordan Tirrell-Wysocki presents, “Storytelling Through Traditional Irish Music,” at Aaron Cutler Memorial Library on Wed., June 26, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. on the library lawn. Through stories providing historical context and traditional Irish ...

Donate Original Artwork to CASA’s Fundraiser

MANCHESTER– Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Hampshire is seeking original artwork from local artists and children to turn into greeting cards for its perennial Cards for a Cause fundraiser. Paintings, photography, drawings, graphics, and any other type of art will be ...

24 Mini Quilts to be raffled at Amherst event

AMHERST - Once again the Souhegan Valley Quilters’ Guild will be on the Amherst Green on July Fourth from 9-12:30 PM. We will be selling raffle tickets for 24 mini quilts, all approximately 20”x20,” the perfect wallhanging size. The proceeds support the non-profit Guild’s many charities ...

Townsend MA Concert Series

The Townsend Fire/EMS Relief Association will host the lawn party at the Townsend Military Band’s Thursday, June 27th, concert on the Townsend Common. Townsend Fire/EMS personnel will be selling hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers, bacon cheeseburgers, and sausages with peppers and onions to ...

Hollis artist a grid-style guru

An ability to look into the center of the sun surely would be a help to local artists who recently learned more about the grid-style oil paintings rendered by Peter Dixon, of Hollis, – a professional artist of around three decades whose work often features intense yellows, oranges and ...

Manchester Christian Church in Bedford

It began in a barn on North Amherst Street in Bedford in 1995. Lee Galucki and his wife Shirley had been canvassing the community for a year, sending out colored post cards and serving as pulpit supply in Amherst: A new church in Bedford! Except for the historic denominational churches, this ...

Bedford Community TV

The live meetings this week on BCTV Channel 22 are the the Water and Sewer Advisory Committee meeting on Thursday, June 13 at 7:45 a.m., and the Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting on Tuesday, June 18 at 7 p.m. There are no live meetings on BCTV Channel 23. All meetings begin at 7 p.m. unless ...

The Currier Museum of Art presents Bill Viola’s The Raft

Immersive video promises to overwhelm visitors. The Currier Museum of Art is pleased to present Bill Viola: The Raft, which is a powerful video installation by one of the most significant artists of our time. It considers the range of human response to crisis, wherever it may be found. The ...

We want your community news submissions!

Are you a member of an active club? Is your child a student standout in academics or athletics? Does your church or organization offer activities you want to share with the community? If so, we want to hear from you! Seeking: • Community columnists to publish weekly or monthly • Press ...

Bedford Rotary Club News

Tom Raffio, President and CEO of Northeast Delta Dental, the Concord-based dental insurance company, spoke to Bedford Rotary May 29th. Tom has co-authored a book entitled Mindfulness - A Better Me, A Better You, A better World. Paperback copies are available at the Bedford Library.Mindfulness ...

Michelle Jones Celebrates 30 Years with the Bedford Presbyterian Church

In a time when job-hopping every few years is becoming the norm, the Bedford Presbyterian Church has a staff member who clearly breaks the mold. Administrative Assistant Michelle Jones recently celebrated her 30th year with the Church and was recognized during the recent Mother’s Day Service ...

Bike Rodeo teaches safety

Children ranging from tots to tweens made their way through some challenging safety stations at the eighth annual Bike Rodeo presented by the Bedford Police and other supporters on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. Safe cycling was the goal. Bedford Police Chief John Bryfonski watched as ...

Bedford Community TV

The no live meetings this week on BCTV Channel 22 or on BCTV Channel 23. All archived meetings can be viewed on demand by visiting www.bedfordtv.com. Also, visit our website to view all three BCTV Channels - 16, 22 and 23 live online and to see the daily program schedule. Be sure to ...

Annual Food Truck Festival for Veterans Count

Saturday June 1st: 11am-8pm and Sunday June 2nd: 11am-6pm McIntrye Ski Area, 50 Chalet Way, Manchester, NH This event is fun for the whole family. Try food from a variety of specialty food trucks, enjoy some live music and craft beer all while supporting NH’s Veterans! Outdoor lawn games ...

Third Annual Greater Manchester NH Pan Mass Challenge (PMC) Kids Ride

(PMC) Kids Ride on Sunday June 2, 9am - noon at St. Anselm College Registration fee: $20 until May 14, after May 14 - $25 right up to the day of the ride. Riders are asked to raise a minimum of $30 which is due by September 1. All registrants receive a ‘swag bag’ containing a PMC tee ...

Come Join the Manchester Community Music School Summer Band

Do you play a band instrument? Did you play one in high school but haven’t picked it up in years? Whether you started playing your instrument 2 years ago or 50 years ago, you are welcome to join the Manchester Community Music School (MCMS) Summer Band! Conducted by Ed Doyle, this ...

Bedford VFW Announces 2019 Scholarships

The Richard K. Harvell Post 8401, of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, is now accepting applications for scholarships for local post-secondary students for the 2019-20 school year. Due to limited funding this year scholarships will only be awarded to a child or grandchild of a ...