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Bedford News

Bedford’s University Scholars

Colgate University Samantha Ruth Myers, of Bedford, earned the dean’s award for the spring semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. Emory University Jeffrey Davison, of Bedford, graduated this spring with a master’s in theological studies, from Emery ...

West alumna’s artwork featured in AT&T Olympic commercial

During the summer Olympics, while most people were watching their favorite sporting competition, former Bedford resident and Manchester West alumna Stephanie Russell, 23, was busy waiting for the commercials. Russell animated stingrays for AT&T’s “Warming ...

American Cancer Society marks Prostate Cancer Awareness Month in September

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society, with local headquarters in Bedford, offers guidance on prostate cancer screening and treatment, along with support for men dealing with the disease. Aside from skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most frequently ...

Bedford primary voting locations, registration available

Republican and Democrat primaries will take place 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11, at the Bedford High School gymnasium, 47B Nashua Road. Voting registration will take place at the Town Offices at 24 N. Amherst Road from 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday. If a supervisor of ...

Bedford Rotary Club helps out community, president says

The strength of a community can be gauged by the involvement of its service organizations. Judging by the numerous activities of the Bedford Rotary Club, Bedford is a strong community indeed. President William Fine took some time to share about the Rotary Club’s history in Bedford, ...

Bedford business owner honored for excellence

Larry Goldberg, owner of Insty-Prints in Bedford, recently was honored for excellence in managing his business to achieve exceptional levels of productivity, profitability and growth with the Operational Excellence Award from Allegra Network. “At Insty-Prints, we support our ...

Hooksett’s White Birch Brewery releases a new ale for Alzheimer’s

White Birch Brewery in Hooksett has released its third batch of “Unforgettable” beer in support of the Alzheimer’s Association. The beer is notable for its purple container, the Alzheimer’s Association color, and 50 cents of every bottle purchased will ...

Bedford resident joins American Cancer Society

Peter Labombarde, of Bedford, has been named director of estate and gift planning for the American Cancer Society. As director in the society’s Planned Giving Business Unit, Labombarde helps clients understand how they can contribute to the fight against cancer through a variety of ...

Downtown Manchester offers a great Taste

“A Taste of Downtown Manchester” will celebrate its ninth anniversary from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12. This year, as in previous years, more than two dozen downtown restaurants will pair with area merchants in hope of reminding everyone that Manchester is a dining ...

Progressive rock trio Rush kicks off tour

Canadian power rockers Rush are set to perform at the Verizon Wireless Arena at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7. Formed in Toronto in 1968, the band is composed of bassist, keyboardist and lead vocalist Geddy Lee; guitarist and backing vocalist Alex Lifeson; and drummer and lyricist Neil Peart. The band is ...

Candidates: Time to upload information for our Voter Guide

Candidates, you can be part of the online voter guide run by the Nashua Telegraph, Cabinet and Journal newspapers, it’s time to get to work. The Voter Guide, which will be part of the papers’ websites, uses a service called e-The-People that allows candidates to upload ...

Bedford’s Camp Allen in the running to share a $5 million grant

Nestled in the back roads of Bedford, not too far from the bustling shopping centers, lies a special oasis where small miracles are happening every day. Camp Allen, on Camp Road in Bedford, has been serving people with disabilities since 1931. The place originated as a summer camp for blind ...

Bedford homeschooler attends space camp, plans to be mission specialist

How many 11-year-olds do you know who aspire to become a mission specialist on a space excavation to Mars? It’s just one of the many qualities that make Bedford resident Sydney Richardson, 11, one of a kind. While most preteens enjoy shopping or listening to the latest Justin ...

Primary just around the corner

The state primary is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 11. Bedford’s polling place is at the Bedford High School gymnasium. Polling hours are 7 a.m.-7 p.m. If residents are unable to vote on Election Day, absentee ballots are available at the Bedford Town Office building during regular ...

Pets of the Week for Aug. 31

Boise Hello there, I’m Boise! I’m a 6-month-old cat who is a bit of an adventurer. I enjoy running around and exploring my surroundings. I like to pounce and play, but I can be a little shy around people I don’t know. Once we get to know each other and ...

District 9 Senate race getting testy, as Republican challengers trade barbs

A Republican primary to replace a retiring Nashua area state senator erupted with a string of personal charges Tuesday between two GOP legislators running for a revised District 9 seat. Now, a Bedford resident has filed a complaint with the state’s attorney general. State Rep. Ken ...

Bedford reverend serves as interim rector at St. Andrew’s

St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Manchester welcomed the Rev. William S. Gannon, of Bedford, as interim rector July 29. The Rev. Daniel Collier left the church July 15. Gannon has served churches in the New Hampshire Episcopal Diocese, the Diocese of New York and the Diocese of ...

Bedford cadet graduates from West Point

Cadet Adam J. Fulling, son of Brian and Louise Fulling, of Bedford, graduated May 26 from the U.S. Military Academy. Fulling graduated from Manchester West High School in 2008. While at West Point, he studied mechanical engineering and received the Dean’s Pentathlete Award for ...

Officer promoted to patrol sergeant

Reliability and dedication are important qualities for any police officer, but they’re especially important for the officer in charge of the midnight shift. Everyone sleeps a little more soundly knowing their safety is in capable hands. Bedford police officer Phillip Mahoney hopes to ...