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Bedford News

CoCoRaHS seeks weather watchers in Bedford and surrounding communities

Weather watchers seeking an outlet for their interest might consider joining CoCoRaHS, the oddly named but well-respected “citizen science” project that is adding to the nation’s understanding of precipitation, as well as predicting floods. The program stands for ...

Bedford Education Foundation announces $10.5k in grants for town schools

The Bedford Education Foundation has announced the awarding of seven grants totaling $10,580 for 2012. These grants will reach all levels of education in Bedford, from elementary to high school. Kate Schoedinger, reading specialist at Lurgio Middle School, received a grant to bring author Katy ...

‘Two Old Friends’ perform at Millyard Museum

Thirty-one years in the making, Two Old Friends bring their authentic brand of Celtic and Americana music to Manchester’s Millyard Museum at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18. Mac McHale and Emery “Hutch” Hutchins met more than three decades ago, when McHale was ...

Pets of the Week for Aug. 10

Duffy Hello! My name is Duffy and I’m a sweet 2-year-old hound mix. If you’re looking for a great, new, friendly companion, you should come and check me out. I can be a bit of an escape artist, (we hounds are known for that), so a yard with a fence would be ideal! I love ...

Lions Club provides services, support to community

Service organizations are an integral part of any community, lending their support to a variety of causes and making sure those in need don’t fall through the cracks. The Bedford Lions Club is one such organization here in Bedford, reaching out to others at the local and ...

Ensign Moor served town, country

John Moor, like many Scots-Irish immigrants to America, came first to Boston, where he married Margaret Jack in 1732. The Rev. John Moorhead, pastor of the Church of the Presbyterian Strangers, performed their marriage ceremony, probably in parishioner John Little’s barn, where ...

Manchester poets to compete at national event

‘it’s the late-night-swing-gig on the outskirts of town. People coming in off the streets, coming outta their shoes and getting down.” This written line from Slam Free or Die team member Derek Avila captures the atmosphere of Milly’s Tavern on Thursday ...

Bedford High School fourth-quarter honor rolls

Bedford High School has announced its honor roll for the fourth quarter of the 2011-12 school year. ALL A’s GRADE 9: Ryan Nicholas Anastasi, Christina Anderson, Michael Leonard Brown, Vignesh Chander, Hannah Verlie Clarke, Victoria Cormack, Kira D’ Amato, Scott Daly, ...

Bank collecting school supplies

Citizens Bank is collecting new school supplies during its Gear for Grades initiative, an effort to help local children go back to school with the gear they need to learn. New pencils, folders, glue, notebooks and other supplies can be donated at any Citizens Bank branch in New Hampshire ...

Day-tripping travel info at library

If you’re looking for ideas for day trips to round out your summertime fun, we have some great suggestions for you at the Bedford Public Library. All of the books and DVDs related to travel have been gathered in our “Travel Neighborhood” section of the library, ...

Pets of the Week for Aug. 3

Taffy Greetings, my name is Taffy (TaiFei in Chinese), a gentle, kind and sweet Siamese darling – though I have to admit I’m a bit confused. I’m 10 and have had a few disruptions in the past couple years. I lived my first 8 years in one home, and my life turned ...

Mom, former medical assistant cooks up healthy, natural snacks

Christine Stoll’s Bedford kitchen seems ordinary at first glance: a stove, typical kitchen appliances and a finished island with barstools. But make no mistake; this kitchen is home to a medical assistant with a mission. “My kitchen is my laboratory; I’ve always ...

Motor Mania Cruises into Hudson

Had The Telegraph held its Motor Mania classic car and motorcycle show on the originally scheduled date of June 2, it would had to have been reconfigured as a boat show. Heavy downpours prompted the event to be rescheduled for a drier time of year. “We decided to move it to the ...

Candidates: Time to upload information for our Voter Guide

Attention, candidates for all local offices in the Sept. 11 primary and the November election: If you want to be part of the online Voter Guide run by the Telegraph of Nashua, The Cabinet and the Journal newspapers, it’s time to get to work. The Voter Guide, which will be part of the ...

Bedford man dies in car crash

An early morning car crash on Saturday, July 28, in Manchester claimed the life of a Bedford man. State police and Manchester fire and rescue crews responded around 6:46 a.m. to the scene of the crash at the northbound Exit 2 ramp off Interstate 293. Upon arrival, the troopers found a 2008 ...

Dog show raises more than $200 for ARL

On July 19, Bentley Commons at Bedford hosted its fourth annual dog show to benefit the Animal Rescue League of New Hampshire. More than 200 people attended the event, and 30 dogs competed. It was a close race for the People’s Choice Award, which was awarded to a Wheaton terrier and ...

Headliners Comedy Club to feature comic

Boston native and internationally touring comic Rich Ceisler will play Manchester’s Headliners Comedy Club at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 11. In the laugh business for 32 years, Ceisler’s comic perspective draws on life’s quirks and daily situations, and the comic said he ...

Bedford hires town manager

The search is finally over. Last weekend, the Bedford Town Council announced that after months of sifting through candidates, it had found the next town manager, Jessie Levine, of Springfield. “I look forward to meeting the residents of Bedford,” Levine said. ...

Woman fighting lung cancer stigma

Many people believe that lung cancer is the result of smoking, but Bedford resident Beth Ann Salzman can tell you that’s not always the case. A two-year lung cancer survivor, Salzman is now working to increase awareness of the disease and how it can affect anyone, not just those who ...