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Police investigating after another teen offered a ride in Bedford

Police investigating after another teen offered a ride in Bedford | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Police say the 16-year-old girl was walking in the Basinview Drive and Bedford Hills Road area at around noon Tuesday
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Ampai Thammachack —

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Fighting Against Mental Health Stigmas and Systemic Racism
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Sakura Sushi House in Bedford fresh, welcoming for sushi virgins | Living | The Chronicle Herald


Sakura Sushi House is an inviting little space tucked into a strip mall on the Bedford Highway. When I arrived for lunch just after they opened at 11:
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Man sought after suspicious car fire in Bedford | Local | News | The Chronicle Herald

Man sought after suspicious car fire in Bedford | Local | News | The Chronicle Herald | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it

Halifax Regional Police are looking for a man in connection with a suspicious car fire in Bedford on Tuesday evening.

Police responded to the fire at 9:40 pm in the 100 block of Hammonds Plains Road.

The unoccupied vehicle was fully engulfed
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Early-morning fire heavily damages home on Bedford Highway | Local | News | Local | The Chronicle Herald


An early-morning fire has damaged a home and adjacent business on the Bedford Highway.
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Bedford Library looks to turn new page after outgrowing space | The Star

Bedford Library looks to turn new page after outgrowing space | The Star | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
The Halifax Public Libraries has begun public consultations into what residents want to see in a new branch and where it should go.
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‘It was a hot mess’: Bedford parents outraged after students left stranded at school - Halifax | Globalnews.ca

‘It was a hot mess’: Bedford parents outraged after students left stranded at school - Halifax | Globalnews.ca | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Over 100 kids at an elementary school in Bedford, N.S., were left stranded on Wednesday after their school buses simply failed to show up.  
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pekara kitchen and bakery

pekara kitchen and bakery | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Pekara kitchen and bakery offers fresh baked treats, freezer meals,for the individual or families.
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Came across this place today when going to The Nook. Didn’t go in, but have checked the website. Looks like a visit is in order.
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Police charge man in Bedford outdoor pool incident | CTV Atlantic News

Halifax police have charged a Hammonds Plains man with sexual assault and breach of recognizance after an incident at an outdoor pool in Bedford on July 5. Police say they received a report at approximately 9 p.m.
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Family fun to be had Makerspace event Saturday in Bedford

Halifax Makerspace is holding a family fun day to celebrate its first year at 275 Rocky Lake Dr. in Bedford. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, featuring displays from local makers, demonstrations of 3D printing and laser cutting, workshops featuring crafting and soldering, and more.
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HRM taking action on flooding in Bedford-Sackville area

HRM taking action on flooding in Bedford-Sackville area | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Halifax Regional Municipality is mapping out a plan to combat flood waters in the Bedford-Sackville area. “Water is a wonderful thing until you find it in your backyard or in your basement,” Coun. Steve Craig (Lower Sackville) said at Tuesday’s council meeting.
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Commentary: Remembering Philip Riteman

Commentary: Remembering Philip Riteman | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Wednesday morning, Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman's distinctive voice was stilled by the passage of time
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Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman passes away at 96 | Globalnews.ca

Holocaust survivor Philip Riteman passes away at 96 | Globalnews.ca | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Riteman has spent the last three decades speaking to students, churches and other organizations, spreading the message: "It is better to love than to hate."
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Nova Scotia safety company cashing in on marijuana legalization | CBC News

Nova Scotia safety company cashing in on marijuana legalization | CBC News | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
With the legalization of recreational marijuana coming to Canada on Oct. 17, the Sayle Group has been pushing its cannabis safety program to businesses ranging from IT firms to heavy industrial companies.
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Male and female arrested after man robbed in Bedford

Male and female arrested after man robbed in Bedford | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Read the full story and comment on HalifaxToday.
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Classic Singalong Jubilee music returns in Bedford concert | Living | The Chronicle Herald

Classic Singalong Jubilee music returns in Bedford concert | Living | The Chronicle Herald | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it

Music from the classic East Coast TV show Singalong Jubilee comes back to life at the Singalong Memories concert at Bedford United Church on Sunday, S
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Crafty business in Bedford

Crafty business in Bedford | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Catherine Evans was raised in a “crafty family” where everyone used what they had available to create something new.
“We made our own cards and gifts … anything we could, really,” Evans says.
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Our Basin Ecosystem: Re-imagining Workshop!

Our Basin Ecosystem: Re-imagining Workshop! | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
A community led event to share facts and stories of the Bedford Basin. Two hours of discussion to co-develop a permanent waterfront panel!
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Bedford man facing impaired driving charges after crash on Highway 101

Bedford man facing impaired driving charges after crash on Highway 101 | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Witnesses told Halifax District RCMP they saw a 2004 Honda Civic weaving in and out of traffic while speeding at around 12:30 p.m. Wednesday
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Man assaulted, robbed of backpack in Bedford | Globalnews.ca

Man assaulted, robbed of backpack in Bedford | Globalnews.ca | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
The incident happened on Nine Mile Drive in Bedford.
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Ancient game of quoits makes return in Bedford

A quoits tournament 95 years in the making is to take place Friday at the Sackville Manor House, 15 Fort Sackville Rd., Bedford. In 1923, Robert Brenton, one-time warden of Halifax County donated a trophy for a quoits competition between Rockingham and Bedford. Bedford won that year, and they haven’t played for the trophy since.
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Making time for tea in Bedford at Tartan Tea House

Making time for tea in Bedford at Tartan Tea House | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Tartan Tea House on the Bedford Highway opened its doors in July and is serving several versions of traditional afternoon tea. Owners Daniel and Amal Holmes moved to Nova Scotia after spending 16 years in Dubai. They were looking for a quiet and friendly place to run a business and raise their seven-year-old daughter, Celina.
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Nova Scotia family left in limbo as red tape strands dad in Egypt | CBC News

Nova Scotia family left in limbo as red tape strands dad in Egypt | CBC News | Bedford, NS | Scoop.it
Karim Kafafy is stranded in Egypt after going there for work while his permanent residency card expired. Despite efforts to renew the card months in advance, his family can get no answers from Canadian immigration officials.
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Bedford Residents Association

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A few Bedford residents are attempting to resurrect the Bedford Residents Association such that it has a full, active, Board of Directors. We still need two or three more interested folks to become involved so that we can move this forward.

Interested?

If so, please email donna.lugar@ns.sympatico.ca and let her know.
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