Compiled by The Bedford Citizen
At the January 15 HFAC meeting, Massport Hanscom Airport Administration Manager Amber Goodspeed gave a tentative timeline for the T-hangar project as it inches along toward reality at Bedford’s North Airfield:read more
BHS Ice Hockey Must Win – One Down, Two to Go: Last Home Game Today at 1:50 PM at The Edge Sports Center
By Jeff JHO Hoyland In order for the BHS Boys Ice Hockey team to make it to the State Playoffs, they have to win their final three games. Saturday, they took care of Watertown in a thrilling 3-1 win. Today, they have a second MUST WIN - a rare matinee game against...read more
By Wendy and Paul Ciaccia We are pleased and honored to support the candidacy of Emily Mitchell for Selectman for the Town of Bedford. We have known Emily for close to 18 years through our interactions with her at St Paul’s Episcopal Church and can verify that she has...read more
Compiled by The Bedford Citizen For the first time in several years, there are contested races in Bedford's Town Election. Chris Gittins, Emily Mitchell, and Bill Moonan are running for two positions on the Selectmen. Gyasi Burks Abbott, Elizabeth Hacala, Abby Hafer,...read more
Submitted by the Bedford High School AFJROTC Team
MA-791, Bedford High School’s AFJROTC drill team, competed against North Quincy HS, Woonsocket Ct HS, South High School and Peabody Veterans Memorial High School in Peabody on Friday, February 15.read more
By Jeff JHO Hoyland and Paul Marcus
When you start the season with three straight losses, you know it will be an uphill battle to make it to the state playoffs.
Bedford Buccaneers Boys Ice Hockey team needs to win its last three games to make the playoffs. Making their 4-3 loss to Lowell on Valentine’s Day such a heart breaker.read more
By Stacy Kershaw
If you’re anything like me and chomping at the bit to get your hands dirty…these final days of winter are torture! Since it’s still too soon to head outside and start digging, what CAN you do?
Here are a few tips to keep you busy while your garden thaws:read more
Submitted by Boy Scout Troop 114
Cory Abraham, a junior at Bedford High School and a member of Bedford Boy Scout Troop 114, has achieved the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Scouting.
This accomplishment represents almost six years of adventure, fun, work, and dedication to the Boy Scout program for Cory. He is also a member of the Pennacook Lodge Order of the Arrow.read more
By Meredith McCulloch
Town offices are closed on February 18 for President’s Day, and trash/recycling collection will be delayed to Tuesday.
While Town offices will be open the remainder of the week, Town Boards and Committees have few meetings scheduled for School Vacation Week.read more
Town Historian Sharon McDonald will present “Slavery in Bedford” for the Historical Society on Sunday, February 24
Submitted by the Bedford Historical Society
Bedford’s Town Historian, Sharon McDonald, will be the Bedford Historical Society’s guest speaker on Sunday, Feb. 24, for a most fascinating topic: “Slavery in Bedford: Did the Underground Railroad Stop Here?” The public is invited to this free program, sponsored by the Bedford Historical Society.
Refreshments will be available starting at 2 pm in the Great Room of Old Town Hall. Ms. McDonald’s talk will begin at 2:30 pm, after brief announcements by society president Don Corey,
In researching the history of slavery in Bedford, it stunned Ms. McDonald to learn that there were enslaved men, women and children of color living here in Bedford’s early days. Who were they? Did they ultimately escape bondage? Did any of them serve in the War for Independence?read more