Bedford News

Help us recognize our local heroes

There’s still time to submit your nominations for The Cabinet Press Heroes. All nominations should be received by June 4. The Cabinet Press is asking readers to help us to recognize some of our local heroes. A nominee could be a neighbor who organizes a benefit for a family having ...

Park committee actively fundraising to create veterans memorial

edford soon could see a veterans memorial at the Bedford Village Common, courtesy of the Bedford Village Common Committee. “Richard (Poisson) really spearheaded this memorial,” said Bedford Village Common Committee member Deb Sklar. “We hope that people come to ...

ZZ Top comes to the Verizon Wireless Arena

ZZ Top will bring its “Gang of Outlaws” tour to Manchester’s Verizon Wireless Arena at 7 p.m. Friday, May 25. Joining the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will be 3 Doors Down and Gretchen Wilson. With an lineup unchanged since 1969, ZZ Top singer and guitarist Billy ...

Celebrating early: Bedford Memorial Day events

Bedford’s Pre-Memorial Day Parade and Rotary race took place last weekend. Town Clerk, Lori Radke and town resident, Roy Stewart, were the parade judges. The winners were: Sunshine Generation, Best Commercial Float; Bedford Girl Scout Troop #22928, Best Community Float; Bedford ...

Bedford Crew Club competes at home course

Saturday, May 26, the Bedford Crew Club will race against Central and Concord, from 9 -11 a.m. at the club’s home course in Hooksett. The Bedford Crew Club will race in two new boats, each costing $30,000. The club has collected more than $8,000 in prize packages and will draw the ...

Bedford Parks and Recreation Department Announces New Programs

CREATIVE WRITING CLASS “Dare To Write” a six-week creative writing program is coming to Bedford. Please join Instructor: Anne Kelsey and visit topics which will include: The Idea Store, Molding Characters from Lumps of Real Life, Building a Roadmap to Chaos, How to Avoid ...

Bedford Police advice residents to lock cars amid series of thefts

On Monday, May 21, the Bedford Police Department responded to the area of Tirrell Road and Old Sawmill Road for several reports of thefts from motor vehicles. The reported thefts occurred during the overnight hours. Homeowners reported that their vehicles had been rummaged through, and ...

Mirazita gets nod as ‘150 To Know’

Becker’s ASC Review recently released its “150 Pain Management Physicians To Know” and named Dr. James A. Mirazita to the list. Members of the list were selected for their positions held at top healthcare institutions, affiliation with professional organizations ...

Bedford graduate earns top grades

The 386 members of the Saint Anselm College Class of 2012 were awarded bachelor’s degrees on the campus quad Saturday, May 19, at the college’s 119th commencement exercises. Isaac Saidel-Goley, a psychology major from Bedford, received the Chancellor’s Award for ...

Richard K Harvell VFW Post 8401 elects officers

At the May 2012 meeting of the Bedford Richard K Harvell VFW Post, the following members were installed by Past New Hampshire State VFW Commander Gene Pawlik to serve during the 2012-13 year: ? Post Commander: Gary Backus. ? Sr Vice Commander: John Kroehler. ? Jr Vice Commander: Gene ...

Bedford student in Geography Bee finals

Neelam Sandhu, a 13-year-old, seventh-grade student from Bedford finished as one of the top ten finalists in the preliminary round of the National Geographic Bee this morning in Washington, D.C. The 10 finalists, culled down from 54 competitors from all 50 states and several US territories, ...

Openings still available for summer driver’s ed

Sign-ups for summer driver’s education classes are under way, and there are still openings in both the July and August classes. Students may also sign up for any of the driver’s education classes being offered during the 2012-13 school year. Packets are available in the ...

BHS announces graduation date

Weather permitting, Bedford High School’s graduation ceremony will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, June 16, at the high school’s Bulldog Stadium. This will allow for an unlimited number of guests per graduating senior. In case of inclement weather, the ceremony will be held ...

Girl Scouts Practice Martial Arts

Five members of Bedford Girl Scouts Troops 20800 and 22569 spent time at the ATA Martial Arts Studio in Bedford working towards attaining their Senior First Aid Pin. They took a special course on self-defense with owner and fourth-degree black belt, senior instructor Mark Harbinson. They ...

Bedford student creata makeup application machine

Inspired by cartoonist Rube Goldberg, eighth-grade students at Nashua Catholic Regional Junior High School created and demonstrated over 125 different whimsical machines for their annual science fair. These machines complete simple tasks like watering a plant, feeding a fish, pouring a bowl of ...

Sullivan Tire & Auto host Customer Appreciation Day

Sullivan Tire & Auto Service will host a Customer Appreciation Day from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 26 at the Bedford location, 397 S. River Road. There will be free food and prizes,and a special guest appearance of Big League Brian on Stilts. “We are very excited about serving the ...

Attorneys named ‘Rising Stars’ of pro bono law

Kirk C. Simoneau, of Bedford, was one of three attornies recently honored by the New Hampshire Bar Association Pro Bono Referral Program for making public service through the volunteer representation of the poor an essential part of their practices from the beginning. NHBA Associate Executive ...

Bedford Women’s Club abuzz with activity

Dozens of ladies and guests donned white gloves and stylish hats to partake in the Bedford Women’s Club (BWC) annual High Tea, a just-for-fun event that preceded the club’s April business meeting and induction of new officers. The event was held Thursday, April 19, at the ...

Sawyer talks about town planning, the future of Bedford

When someone tells you they have a master plan for the town, that’s usually a cause for alarm – unless, of course, the person tel ling you this is Rick Sawyer, Bedford’s planning director. Sawyer has held this position since April 2007, prior to which he worked ...

For Seth Meyers, you can go home again

Larry and Hilary Meyers discovered their oldest son, Seth, had a knack for storytelling at an early age. “In the days leading up to the end of (grade) school, Hilary and I were worried about Seth finishing up his family history project,” Larry Meyers said. “We ...