Compiled by The Bedford Citizen
Edward Caleb Stickney, a former resident of Bedford, died on April 17 at age 96. Calling hours will be held at the Bedford Funeral Home on Sunday, April 23 from 1 to 3 pm; burial will be private. Stickney was predeceased by his wife, Evelyn (Bollman) Stickney and his son, Kent.read more
American folk art painter Rufus Porter will come to life in Society programread more
Compiled by The Bedford Citizen
To accompany Jeff ‘JHo’ Hoyland’s splendid photograph of the spillway, it seems appropriate to share information about the Wilson Mill, courtesy of the Town of Bedford website:read more
Submitted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is delighted to present ST. PAUL’S TONIGHT: ABSOLUTELY NOT THE ‘80S, a musical revue for all ages, on April 29 and 30 at the John Glenn Middle School auditorium.
It’s the sixth incarnation of ST. PAUL’S TONIGHT, and this time the cast faces a dilemma: what happens when the director is out of ideas? Cast members offer several possibilities, with a strong emphasis on the songs and stylings of that most radical of decades, the 1980s. Will the show be totally tubular? Or will the director put the kibosh on their dreams of Valley Girl glory?read more
Submitted by the John Glenn Middle School
The John Glenn Middle School is proud to announce its Honor Roll for the third quarter of the 2016-2017 school year.read more
Submitted by the Bedford Board of Health
The East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project will be conducting a helicopter application of the biological larvicide, Bti, to control mosquito larvae over large wetlands located near Davis Rd., Carlisle Rd., South Rd., and Spring Brook.
Helicopter applications will take place between April 18 and April 27. The Bti will be applied in a granular formulation by a helicopter flying low, directly over the wetlands. Residents do not need to take any special precautions for this application.read more
Submitted by the Bedford Department of Public Works
Roadway construction for the Safe Routes to School project is scheduled to begin the week of April 24th.
The project includes a new traffic control signal at the Mudge Way/Great Road intersection with new sidewalks and designated bike lanes to the Jenks Trail. The Jenks Trail which runs in front of the Library and High School will be reconstructed to accommodate bicyclists and pedestrians.
At the southerly end of the Jenks Trail, pedestrians and bicyclists will cross the driveway with a new marked crosswalk and continue to the Middle School over an improved pathway. There will also be a formal crossing between the Tot Lot and the sidewalk to the Bedford Library.read more
Submitted by Bedford Embraces Diversity
An emphatic message of diversity will be broadcast along the town’s main street on Sunday, May 21.
The Parade of Flags, which marks the 3 p.m. start of the Bedford Multicultural Festival, will depart from the Town Common and travel along The Great Road, turning down Mudge Way to the destination of the grounds and parking areas around Town Hall and Town Center.read more
Submitted by Bedford’s Volunteer Coordinating Committee
The Town of Bedford is always looking for volunteers to help on town committees. Currently there are a number of openings, and throughout the year new openings pop up and we’d love to have a nice pipeline of names of interested residents. So, if you are thinking about helping out, we encourage you to attend a meeting or two and fill out a questionnaire for the committee in which you are interested and submit it so that we can keep you posted.read more
Submitted by Bedford Boys’ Lacrosse
With all but the last of the snow melted, the boys’ youth lacrosse teams were finally able to play a full schedule of games on Sunday, April 9. Here is a look at this week’s results:read more