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Submitted by Healthy Bedford
In 2012, Bedford embarked on a Healthy Communities Planning Grant process funded by the Community Health Network Alliance (CHNA 15), which asked us to inquire about the assets and needs people felt most affected their quality of life here in Bedford. read more…
Submitted by Middlesex Community College
Middlesex Community College released its 2013 Fall Semester Dean’s List in late February. Full-time and part-time students who have earned a 3.20 or higher grade point average (GPA) are acknowledged by inclusion on the Dean’s List. The following Bedford students have been named to MCC’s 2013 Fall Semester Dean’s List:
By Brian Oughlihan, reprinted from the Bedford Historical Society newsletter The Preservationist
In past Preservationist newsletters, we looked at how life was in Bedford in the 1860′s, 1870′s and 1880′s. We will take a look at the 1890′s, some changes that had occurred and a glimpse of what life was like in Bedford.
By Meredith McCulloch
At Annual Town Meeting the Town will be asking voters to bond $440,000 for two new dump trucks. The trucks need to be replaced next year, according to Roy Sorenson, Director of Public Works, and will not pass another inspection due to rust.
Submitted by the Bedford Fire Department
The Bedford Fire Department reminds all citizens that Daylight Savings Time begins this Sunday, March 9th at 2:00am.
This is also a perfect time to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. Research has shown that having properly located and functioning smoke detectors gives your family the best chance to escape a fire in your home.
By Julie McCay Turner
Citizen Scholarship Foundation / Bedford Dollars for Scholars Phon-a-thon co-chairman Sal Pomponi reports that 82 BHS student volunteers garnered 950 pledges during CSF’s 49th annual pledge drive hosted at Mitre Corporation on March 1 and 2. Nearly $2M has been awarded in scholarships since CSF was founded in 1965. read more…
Submitted by Bedford Television
The Bedford Citizen is pleased to offer Bedford TV’s schedule of local cablecast programming for March 6 to March 12, 2014. read more…
Submitted by Emerson Hospital
Bedford resident Steven R. Hagan, vice president of engineering at Oracle, is one of 26 members of local communities who were recently elected to a three-year term as a Corporator of Emerson Hospital.