Happy Thanksgiving, Bedford! I’m here in your inbox to update you on everything that’s happening in Bedford today.
Note: Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Daily will not be published on Friday but will be back in your inbox on Saturday. I wish you a happy, safe and blessed holiday!
In today’s Daily, you’ll find updates on these stories and more:
- Decorate your home for the 3rd year Southern NH Tour of Lights.
- transformer theme scooter.
- New pets looking for a home.
But first today’s weather:
Sunshine mixes with clouds. High: 47 Low: 33.
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Here are today’s top stories from Bedford:
- New pets in animal shelters in our area are looking for a loving home this holiday season: Meet Roxie, a short haired cat who is recovering from a complicated spay and neuter. This cute kitten needs time to regain strength, so households with small or active children or other pets are not ideal for them. She is looking for a supportive home. Meet Roxie and other pets online here: (Bedford Patch)
- If your child loves Transformers, Hasbro is collaborating with Segway-Ninebot on new Transformer-themed scooters and go-karts. They are based on the popular characters “Optimus Prime, Bumblebee and Decepticon Leader Megatron”. A recent publication revealed that the special limited edition scooters and go-karts are available in China, the US and Canada. Segway was founded by Bedford’s Dean Kamen. (PR Newswire)
- Thanksgiving weekend is the perfect time to register your home for the 3rd Annual Southern NH Tour of Lights. Bedford residents are encouraged to decorate their homes with festive lights and decorations as part of a 13-city holiday collaboration involving Merrimack and our surrounding communities. After decorating, “register your address with the Merrimack Parks & Recreation Department no later than Monday, December 5 to be included on the official list of homes on the Southern New Hampshire Tour of Lights.” (All events)
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From my notebook:
- Thanks Alapage: “We are so grateful to Alapage Boutique and their customers for raising over $1,200 for the animals on their Customer Appreciation Day 😊🐾 (Marianne and Logan (with Marshmallow the hedgehog) with Lisa Gavin, owner of Alapage.” (Animal Rescue League of NH via Facebook)
- 35 strays rescued: “A few years ago we helped a resident in north NH whose stray cat population was out of control. At that time, 35 cats/kittens were brought to the safety of the ARLNH and adopted into loving homes.” (NH’s Animal Rescue League via Facebook)
- Dear our volunteers: “Today’s reason to love Girl Scouts is the volunteers! From group leaders to helpers, our volunteers play a huge role in helping the girls grow👩👧. Our volunteers are dedicated and willing to give their time to to help their group.” (Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains via Facebook)
- National Espresso Day Recipes: “In honor of National Espresso Day, Miss Jane found these great recipes to share. From latte, americano, cappuccino to macchiato, there is something for everyone. ☕ Have fun!” (City of Bedford Leisure via Facebook)
- One more week for the Climate Challenge: “We are 1 week from the end of the climate challenge🌞! Here are some easy ways to help climate change and earn your patch. You can plant a tree, explore natural habitats and build houses for bugs and animals, a documentary Watch.” (Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains via Facebook)
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You are officially posted today. See you soon with another update!
— Paula Constance
About me: Paula is a writer, author and award-winning media producer. She is committed to media projects that empower, engage and help make the world a better place. When she’s not writing, she can be found hiking or watching fireflies in the muggy moments before sunset. Follow her on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
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