Mosquito Spraying Planned for Bedford on Thursday, May 24

Submitted by the Bedford Board of Health

The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be controlling mosquitoes in neighborhoods of Bedford using truck mounted aerosol sprayers on Thursday, May 24, 2018, between dusk and 11:30 PM.

The spraying is scheduled for neighborhoods of Bedford that are located near Concord Rd., Davis Rd., Carlisle Rd. North Rd. and Huckins Farm. If spraying is postponed, it will be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 29th, 2018.

Short Takes: Selectmen’s Meeting on May 14

By Meredith McCulloch

At their May 14 meeting, the Selectmen heard reports on recycling, water main improvements, a pedestrian bridge over Elm Brook, and reviewed a letter to the Environmental Protection Manager of the Federal Aviation Administration outlining concerns about the impact of this summer’s construction projects at Hanscom Field. Details on each topic;


Bedford Town Government at Work for the Week of May 21, 2018

By Meredith McCulloch

The upcoming week begins with two community workshops on The “Future of Residential Bedford” to be held on Monday, May 19 in the multi-purpose room at Town Hall. The first is at 1:00 pm and the second is at 6:45 pm.

Pre-registration is not required but will be helpful to organizers. To register go to Residents are also encouraged to complete the Housing Survey which can be found online at

An Obituary: Janine McLaughlin Ackerman

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Janine McLaughlin Ackerman of Chelmsford passed away on May 10, 2018. Born and raised in Bedford, Janine was a member of the BHS class of 1984 where she was an avid athlete.

Another Student Art Show: Bedford Children’s Center

Submitted by Bedford Children’s Center

May 10th marked the 6th Annual Bedford Children’s Center art show which is the culmination of the three-month curriculum theme study across the school. This year’s theme study was eras where each classroom studied and did projects based on their assigned eras such as the space age, medieval age, ancient times, modern times and the prehistoric era.

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