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Officials praise students
12/04/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- The students who told staff about a gun at Bedford High School the day before Thanksgiving are the silver lining behind the incident, said School Board Chairman David Sacks.... View

Street family settling in, after volunteers pull together to build house  
Street family settling in, after volunteers pull together to build house
12/05/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Lifting an 80-pound person is no easy feat, especially for a slender, petite woman like Laura Street. Laura had developed chronic back pain from lifting her disabled son, Craig, out of his wheelchair, his bed and the bathtub, in addition to carrying him up and down the stairs and into and out of th... View

 
Bedford tax rates down, property values up for 2008
11/13/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Property owners in most local towns will pay a bit more this year, based on new tax rates set by the state Department of Revenue Administration.... View

 
Incumbents sweep in county races
11/13/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Incumbents won all the contested races for countywide offices on election day, according to numbers released by the New Hampshire Secretary of State?s office.... View

 
Could Bedford go Democrat?
10/30/2006

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Bedford voters overwhelmingly chose George W. Bush for president in 2000 and 2004, even when the state went for John Kerry in 2004.... View

 
Input sought on Common debate
10/30/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Those who can stand a little more civic involvement the day after the election will have the chance to weigh in on what?s become a hotly contested issue among town council members: whether the town should keep funding the development of a new Bedford Village Common.... View

 
The blame game
10/09/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- You can't blame the American public for being confused about who is responsible for the deregulation and lack of oversight that allowed the banking and investment industry to take such reckless risks in anticipation of a taxpayer bailout.... View

 
Help Bedford schools recycle paper for cash
10/08/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- In the next few weeks, a paper company will start paying Bedford?s schools for each ton of paper they recycle.... View

 
Hotel sounds good to board, but not to resident
10/08/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- BEDFORD ? A proposal to build a seven-story hotel with a convention center on South River Road drew a warm reception from the planning board, but a strong objection from one neighbor last week.... View

More than 220 residents sign petition to stop slaughterhouse  
More than 220 residents sign petition to stop slaughterhouse
09/03/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- GOFFSTOWN ? They were supposed to break the Ramadan fast, which started at 5 a.m., at sundown. Instead, Negash Abdelkader and his hungry family sat patiently at a zoning board meeting Tuesday evening, listening to the board reject Abdelkader?s application for a special exception to put a slaughterh... View

Teachers trade jobs and homes  
Teachers trade jobs and homes
08/28/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- AMHERST ? In her native Colombia, Janneth Neira taught English as a foreign language. But, this year the Fulbright Scholarwill be teaching Spanish to Souhegan students.... View

Feds could keep Guay jailed  
Feds could keep Guay jailed
08/28/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Child murderer Raymond Guay Jr. might stay in jail after his sentence runs out because of a new federal law that allows for civil commitment of sexually violent predators, even though he was never convicted of a sex crime.... View

Ballplayers challenge Fenway  
Ballplayers challenge Fenway
08/14/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- As Jim McDermott watched his son take a swing at Fenway Park last week, he realized he would never forget that moment.... View

Champions  
Champions
08/07/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- When shortstop Greg O?Brien caught a fly ball the afternoon of July 26, it was all over. He?d caught the third out of the last inning of the championship game, with Tom Hudon and Eric Macdonald having pitched a 4-0 game. They had won.... View

 
Emergency access road receives support
07/17/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- BEDFORD ? A proposed emergency access road that would connect the Lurgio Middle and Bedford High schools to Route 101 received support from the planning board this week.... View

 
West grads ready for real world
06/22/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- MANCHESTER ? To Forrest Gump, life was like a box of chocolates, but three prominent members of Manchester West?s graduating class had very different ideas.... View

Doing something about litter  
Doing something about litter
05/17/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Despite a steady drizzle, more than 80 volunteers and residents of Greenfield Farms were out in force on Sunday for the second annual neighborhood cleanup.... View

It's a bloomin  
It's a bloomin" garden
05/01/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Earlier this month, the McAllaster Room at the Bedford Public Library was transformed with pansies, violas, snap-dragons, herbs and perennials, all waiting to be assembled into beautiful container gardens.... View

For runner, 13 is lucky  
For runner, 13 is lucky
04/17/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Nick Hinsley may be turning 40 next year, but he doesn?t plan to agonize about being classified as ?over the hill.? Instead he plans to take it all in stride ? literally.... View

Lurgio student wins Geography Bee again  
Lurgio student wins Geography Bee again
04/10/2008

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Bedford, New Hampshire (STPNS)- Ask 13-year-old Milan Sandhu and he could tell you which state bordering the Atlantic Ocean has the highest unemployment rate.... View