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Bedford News

Bedford teen hosts second annual Glory Project

S tanding in front of the bulletin board at The Inside Scoop, Bedford High School junior Emma Benson could not be more excited. “I just put up this flier today,” Benson said. “I really want people to come.” The flier announces the second annual Glory ...

Chef demonstrates how to grill with marinades

With summer upon us, chef Ben Knack will demonstrate the art of grilling with marinades Saturday, July 7, at the Bedford Village Inn. Knack said he and fellow chef Paul Callahan will showcase several cooking steps and techniques with different marinades. “We’ll include ...

Follow the Blooms Tour in Bedford

On July 7, the Follow the Blooms Garden Tour in Bedford will take place at five different Bedford gardens and one vegetable garden from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The individual gardens will showcase water features, swimming pools, garden rooms, perennial beds and borders, raised planting beds, terraces ...

Senator Jeanne Shaheen speaks in Bedford

On Friday, June 22, U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen addressed members of the New England Council at a congressional roundtable luncheon at the Bedford Village Inn. Shaheen discussed economic issues facing New Hampshire and other current Congressional issues. Earlier in the day, Shaheen spoke at ...

Beford Lions Club awards first Armand J. LeBlanc Trade Scholarship

The Bedford Lions Club announced that Manchester resident Michael Whitney is the recipient of the first Armand J. LeBlanc Trade Scholarship for $2,500, funded jointly by the family of late longstanding club member Armand J. LeBlanc and the Bedford Lions Club. Whitney has enrolled for the fall ...

Bedford Firefighters Association awards BHS seniors

The Bedford Firefighters Association recently awarded two $1,000 scholarships to graduating seniors in Bedford on June 14 at the BHS awards night. Seniors Julia Murphy and Stephanie Stevens from Bedford High School were each awarded with a $1,000 scholarship for college from the Norman ...

Campbell wins Merit Scholarship

Derryfield School senior Cameron Campbell, of Bedford, has won a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship. Campbell was one of five students in the Manchester school’s senior class to score within the top 1 percent of students nationally (16,000 out of 1.5 million students) on their PSATs ...

Guinta honored by health care council

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Healthcare Leadership Council, a coalition of leaders of the nation’s premier health care companies and organizations, honored congressman Frank Guinta as a “Champion of Healthcare Innovation” at a May 1 award ceremony in ...

Bedford’s Galway to head USNH board

The University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees elected Richard Galway, of Bedford, as board chairman at its annual meeting June 19. His term runs for one year beginning July 1. The 27-member board is responsible for the oversight of the university system, which includes the ...

Reilly joins New Hampshire Charitable Foundation

Joseph B. Reilly, of Bedford, joined the board of directors of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation on June 21. The organization marked its 50th anniversary during the week of June 17. Reilly is the co-founder and president/CEO of Centrix Bank. Before working at Centrix, he served as senior ...

Information manager is town’s go-to tech guy

Whether it’s a printer gone awry, a user-unfriendly computer application or a need for a new laptop, there’s one person to whom Bedford’s many departments turn for help: Brian Davis, the town’s information manager. In between troubleshooting and ...

Three habitats on display in Van Loan Preserve

When the Van Loan family donated a conservation easement covering 68 acres of its land to the Bedford Land Trust in December 2000, it did more than preserve land close to the town’s historic center; it offered an opportunity for the town’s people of all ages to exercise ...

Bedford High releases third-quarter honor roll

Bedford High School has announced its honor roll for the third quarter of the 2011-12 school year. HIGH HONORS GRADE 9: Christina Anderson, Corinne Berntsen, Olivia Blake, Michael Leonard Brown, Hannah Verlie Clarke, Victoria Cormack, Scott Daly, Reema Danaf, Madison Earnshaw, Amanda ...

CBY presents at Stand By Me program

The youth membership of the Coalition for Bedford Youth was invited to speak to seventh grade students and parents at the Ross Lurgio Middle School Stand By Me program May 18. Their presentation included games that showed it was easier for these seventh-graders to resist negative influences ...

Garden Tour in Nashua will support symphony

If you happen to see a woman frozen in place on the street near your house, gazing in awe at your koi pond or meticulously cultivated climbing roses, don’t be alarmed. It’s just Linda Temperino, scouting out beautiful new landscapes to feature on the Friends of the Nashua ...

BHS graduates celebrate ‘the last passage of our childhood’

ast Saturday, the senior class of Bedford High School made history. They were the first class to graduate on what Principal William Hagen described as a “glorious day.” Indeed, there was nothing but sunshine as family and friends gathered at the BHS Bulldog Stadium to ...

Summer craft shop planned

The Craftworkers’ Guild will hold its first-ever summer craft shop on Saturday, July 7, and Sunday, July 8, at the Kendall House behind the Bedford Public Library. For this event, the Craftworkers’ Guild will be joining with the Bedford Womens’ Club and Bedford ...

Pets of the Week for June 22

Borrito Hi there, my name is Borrito and I just turned 1 year old (and I’m male). I came out of a hoarding case so I am hopeful that soon I will be part of a great home. I am very shy and reserved, but I like to play with other cats. In my foster home I’ve learned how to ...

Bedford man now sought in two bank robberies

On June 20, shortly after 10:30 a.m., Manchester Police responded to the Digital Credit Union at 369 S. Willow Street for a reported robbery. On arrival, they met with the teller, who reported that a man had entered the bank, approached the window and handed her a note demanding cash. Police ...

Police make Special Olympics torch run

On May 31, the Bedford Police Department participated in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for the Special Olympics held at the University of New Hampshire in Durham. Officers from the Bedford Police Department carried the torch on South River Road from the Merrimack town line to the ...