Can Bedford Farms’ ‘Sweet Revenge’ Ice Cream Guarantee Another Patriots Super Bowl Win?

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Created in anticipation of Super Bowl LI, Bedford Farms’ special homemade ice cream flavor, Sweet Revenge, may have brought the New England Patriots an extra touch of luck to help win their fifth Lombardi Trophy in 2017.

In anticipation of back-to-back Superbowl wins, the mix of salted caramel swirl, peanut butter Oreos and caramel truffles in a vanilla base has returned, hitting another ‘GO PATS’ high note. Can it help the Pats bring a sixth trophy home from Minnesota?

Bedford Chamber of Commerce Seeks Nominations for 2018 Business Awards and Ray of Hope Youth Award

Submitted by the Bedford Chamber of Commerce

Bedford citizens, business owners, and community leaders are invited to submit nominations to the Chamber for several prestigious awards to be given in February to honor local business representatives.

Each year the Chamber names a Business Person of the Year, Business of the Year, Diversity Award, Ray of Hope and Outstanding Service to the Chamber Award.

Robots Give Back This Holiday Season

Submitted by iRobot Corporation

Bedford-based iRobot Corporation prides itself on supporting the community through a variety of ways. iRobot’s STEM program partners with educators in Massachusetts, including Bedford, to bring robots into classrooms to educate children on the emerging robotics industry. During the holidays, iRobot looks for additional opportunities to offer its support to the Bedford community.

Stop & Shop’s A+ School Rewards Program Benefits Bedford Schools

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Bedford schools have received almost $24,000 over the past 5 years from the Stop & Shop A+ School Rewards fundraising program.

To get in line for these benefits, residents and others register for the program on the store’s website and stipulate the Bedford Schools as their preferred recipient. Volunteers Nancy Barnes and Kelly Dahdah coordinate the program for our schools.

Flavors of Bedford ~ An Event Update

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Just one of the dozens of tempting food stations – Image (c) JMcCT, 2017 all rights reserved – Click to view larger image

Flavors of Bedford was clearly the place to be on Sunday, November 5, with guests arriving in droves within moments after the doors opened. Flavors is an annual event sponsored by the Bedford Chamber of Commerce; a portion of the proceeds support the Friends of Hanscom, a non-profit organization established to promote and support the mission of the American military service.

Dozens of appetizers and tasting bites were on the menu, with some guests marking their lists to be certain that they tried everything.

Bedford Welcomes Winter – Help Count Down to the Town’s Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony

Submitted by the Town of Bedford

The afternoon of Saturday, December 2 is chock-a-block full of community events: Events for kids start the day, there will be a Shop Local event, and caroling on the Common. The lights will blaze and a Special Visitor from the North Pole is scheduled to make an appearance. Click this link to view or print the event brochure

Planning Board Working Group to Consider Great Road Business District Proposals on October 17

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Zoning consultants RKG will meet with the Planning Board and its Working Group at 7:30 pm on October 17 to discuss a first draft of recommended new zoning bylaws for the business areas along The Great Road corridor. This work comes out of the studies, discussions and public forum that have been held since last fall. Click this link to view the proposal under consideration.

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