🌱 A friendly toast helps Ukraine + Graham Design Award + Balsams Road

Hello Bedford! Let’s start today with everything you need to know in Bedford.

First, today’s weather forecast:

A partly cloudy day, with winds gradually easing. High: 51 Low: 39.

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Here are today’s top Bedford stories:

  1. A cry to Kacey Graham of Boehm Graham Interior Design of Bedford. Kacey was named top interior designer for a Bedford project at New Hampshire Home’s Best Residential Designs of the Year for 2022. A reception was held on Wednesday April 20 at LaBelle Winery in Derry. Erica Thoitseditor of New Hampshire Home said they were impressed by the creative talent of New Hampshire designers, builders and architects. (The daily sun of Laconia)
  2. North Country Legislators and Balsams Resort advocates urge House Finance Committee to finance the national road upgrade between the former Balsams Resort and Golf Course, Representative John Graham, R-Bedfordthe chairman of the House Public Works and Highways Committee, said the $4.1 million road improvement is not part of the state’s ten-year road improvement plan. The redevelopment of the once-popular luxury resort by Les Otten is now close to finalizing funding which had been delayed. (InDepthNH.org)
  3. The friendly toast will donate $100o to the World Central Cuisinean organization providing hot meals to Ukrainianss that have been moved from their homes by the Russian invasion. The breakfast and lunch restaurant, which has eight locations from Vermont and New Hampshire to Massachusetts, will also donate $2 for every seasonal special sold. the Friendly toast in Bedford The restaurant is on Market and Main, next to Whole Foods Market and Trader Joe’s. (The business journal)

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Today in Bedford:

  • Craftsmen’s Guild Annual Spring Fair. (10am)
  • Family Fun Pick-Your-Project Workshop. (6 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Who is Hiring in Bedford and Area: New jobs this week. (Bedford crest)
  • Events in the Bedford area: See what’s coming this week. (Bedford crest)
  • Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains: “We are looking for presenters for Farnsworth Weekend!” (Facebook)
  • Bedford Athletic Club: “The little kid’s winter futsal training was a huge success! Thanks to the dedicated players, parents and coaches.” (Facebook)
  • Bedford NH Public Library: “Pixies and Pirates Party! Put on your pixie wings and pirate hats and join us on the library lawn on Saturday, May 14 at 10:30 a.m. Click the link in bio to register.” (Facebook)
  • Brian Nolen, neighboring post: “Longtime Bedford resident John Fitzgerald and I are gearing up for our 2nd 3-week private humanitarian mission to the Polish-Ukrainian border. We’ve launched our 2nd GoFundMe page…” (Patch)

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  • Bedford 4 Ukraine – DIRECT GIVING! (April 30)
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Paula Constance

About me: I am a freelance writer, author and media producer. I am engaged in media projects that empower, engage and help make the world a better place.

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