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Changes Sought for Bieren’s Garage Property

2015 May 28
by The Bedford Citizen
The Bierens garage property on Concord Road - Image (c) JMcCT, 2015

The Bieren’s Garage property on Concord Road – Image (c) JMcCT, 2015


By Meredith McCulloch

Looking to the rear of the Beirens Garage property on Concord Road - Image (c) JMcCT, 2015

St. Michael’s parking lot is visible behind the Beirens Garage property on Concord Road – Image (c) JMcCT, 2015

Jeffrey Pollock appeared before the Selectmen Tuesday, May 27 to propose a possible amendment to the Class 2 Used Car Dealership License Agreement now held by Bieren’s Garage at 50 Concord Road. The current license allows for a towing company with up to three cars on display at the front and up to 15 cars held in the rear. Pollock is seeking an amendment that would allow up to two towing vehicles with 15 cars stored in the front and 100 behind the building. read more…

Bedford Community Events Calendar: May 30 to June 22

2015 May 28
by The Bedford Citizen

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

On the Horizon 2 UseOn the Horizon is a Bedford events calendar that is available 24/7 at The Bedford Citizen’s homepage, www.thebedfordcitizen.org.

Each Thursday The Citizen will post an article listing the events that are coming up in the next ten days.

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Congressman Seth Moulton will Visit Bedford on Saturday, June 13

2015 May 28
by The Bedford Citizen

Submitted by Alma Hart

Seth Moulton was sworn into office as the Congressman representing Massachusetts' 6th District on January 5, 2015 - Courtesy image

Seth Moulton was sworn into office as the Congressman representing Massachusetts’ 6th District on January 5, 2015 – Courtesy image

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Bedford Voices Sing Handel’s Messiah with Concord Chorus on May 30

2015 May 28
by The Bedford Citizen

Submitted on behalf of The Concord Chorus

Concord Chorus Messiah 2015Several Bedford voices will participate in the conclusion of the Concord Chorus’s 69th season at 8 pm on Saturday, May 30, at the Church of St. Brigid, 1981 Massachusetts Avenue in Lexington. read more…

“Ask This Old House” Visits Lane School

2015 May 27
by The Bedford Citizen
Heath Raccla, a senior producer for Ask This Old House (l) discussing the Lane School Garden project with Assistant Principal Keith Kinney and the students who will help to plant the gardens on the show. Courtesy image (c) Beth Marcus, 2015

Heath Racela, a senior producer for Ask This Old House (l) discussing the Lane School Garden project with Assistant Principal Keith Kinney and the students who will help to plant the gardens on the show. Courtesy image (c) Beth Marcus, 2015

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Green Team captain Suzie Marcus and Ask This House essay winners Fiath Connolly, Keira Doyle and Hayden McAllister posed with their moms and Lane School Principal Rob Ackerman - Image (c) JMcCT, 21015

Green Team captain Suzie Marcus and Ask This House essay winners Faith Connolly, Keira Doyle and Hayden McAllister posed with their moms and Lane School Principal Rob Ackerman – Image (c) JMcCT, 21015sc

Ask This Old House cast member Roger Cook and  a small crew of landscapers were joined by a video production and publicity crew at Lane School on Wednesday. Their goal? To create four raised beds and a trellised arbor to enhance the Three Sisters’ garden that was originally funded by the Bedford Education Foundation several years ago.

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Senate Budget Adds Funds for Hanscom Students and Local Rivers

2015 May 27
by The Bedford Citizen

Submitted by State Senator Michael Barrett

 

State Senator Mike Barrett represents Bedford as part of the 3rd Middlesex district

State Senator Mike Barrett represents Bedford as part of the 3rd Middlesex district

The Massachusetts Senate’s recently passed state budget includes several items of specific interest to Bedford — funding for the education of military kids living on Hanscom Air Force Base and money to test the water quality of three local rivers, including the Concord River in Bedford. read more…

Ultimate Frisbee: Heading toward its Second Season at Bedford High School

2015 May 27
by The Bedford Citizen
Bedford High School's Ultimate Frisbee team - Courtesy photo

Bedford High School’s Ultimate Frisbee team – Courtesy photo by Matthew Mason

Special to The Bedford Citizen

Graduating seniors Michael Mason, Matthew Laferriere and Victor Chen started Bedford High School’s first ever Ultimate Frisbee team  this year. read more…

A Farewell to Spring

2015 May 26
by The Bedford Citizen

By Dan Brosgol

Dan Brosgol

Columnist Dan Brosgol

Memorial Day weekend kicked off just the way it should have–with sparkling weather, back-to-back fire pits, and a Saturday night that was twice as good because the work week was still two-and-a-half days away. read more…

Dangers to Children and Pets During Hot Weather: A Warning from the Bedford Police Department

2015 May 26
by The Bedford Citizen

Submitted by John Guilfoil on behalf of the Bedford Police Department

Public Safety-BPDChief Robert Bongiorno and the Bedford Police Department would like to advise the community about keeping their children and pets safe during the warm weather months, particularly when animals are inside a vehicle.

The Bedford Police Department routinely responds to incidents in which children or pets are accidentally left in a car or when a passerby calls police after seeing a child or pet in a vehicle. read more…

Player Appreciation Day – Babe Ruth Baseball/Softball: Saturday, May 30

2015 May 26
by The Bedford Citizen

Bedford Babe Ruth

Submitted by Bedford Babe Ruth Baseball and Softball

After the briefest of springs, there’s a summery feeling in the air and this Saturday we’re looking at 87 degrees and sunny for one of Bedford’s grandest late-May traditions: Player Appreciation Day for Bedford Babe Ruth Baseball and Softball.

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