Planning Board Support Sought for Crosby Drive Hotel

By Meredith McCulloch

On September 12 the Planning Board heard a request for an Industrial Mixed Use Special Permit for the construction of a 5-story hotel at 39 Crosby Drive.with a separate coffee shop restaurant. The hotel would be located where Crosby Drive curves sharply toward Middlesex Turnpike. The plans include part of a property at 45 Crosby Drive now owned by Fuji Recording Media.

Pine Hill Crossing will be Ready to Rent/Lease in the Autumn

By Dot Bergin

If you’re driving along Pine Hill Road these days you’ve probably noticed activity at Pine Hill Crossing, the renovation project now underway on the site of the former Coast Guard housing. The Citizen recently had a peek inside one home that is being readied for lease as early as September 1 and toured two other homes in various stages of redevelopment. There’s a lot going on behind the scenes that is not apparent from the road!

The Great Road Corridor Zoning Project: An Update

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

In early March the Bedford Planning Board and RKG Consulting Team hosted a well-attended public forum to solicit input about changes to the built environment along The Great Road.

Feedback from the forum will be incorporated into future zoning recommendations as part of the overall project.

Community Gives Input on Great Road Improvements

By Eliza Rosenberry

A desire for pedestrian and bicycle accommodations, green space, and small-town character were top of mind for residents at a Saturday March 4 public forum.

The event, hosted by the Planning Board and consultant RKG Associates, kicked off public engagement for the town’s ongoing Great Road zoning project. Initiated last year, this project is an effort to reimagine how the three main business sections of Great Road — areas around the Shopping Center, the Marketplace, and North Road — should look and feel. The Planning Board will then use recommendations and feedback collected during this process when they draft new zoning for the Great Road corridor.

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