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Officer Casey LaGrassa is flanked by, from left, Bedford Police Det. Lt. Scott Jones, Lt. Richard Vitale, and Chief John Fisher at her recent graduation from the Lynnfield Police Academy. Chief Fisher said the academy was looking for a backdrop, and “we quickly committed our Bedford cruiser to be used. We were proud of Officer LaGrassa for her accomplishments, and we were also proud to have a Bedford cruiser up front.” Courtesy photo

New Officers Join Bedford Police Force; Promotions on Horizon

There are a lot of moving parts on the personnel chart of the Bedford Police Department this month, with more to come, according to Chief of Police John Fisher.…

Shawsheen Tech Junior Jasmine Johansen from Billerica makes a demonstration to a middle school visitor with a hands-on soldering activity in the Health Assisting shop during the regional vocation-technical school’s Career Night. Photo from Shawsheen Tech

Shawsheen Tech hosts Career Night

More than 350 people attended Shawsheen Valley Technical High School’s seventh and eighth grade Career Night last week. Families from all five towns in the Shawsheen district, including Bedford, toured the school, experienced student-led, hands-on activities in the 22 career-technical shops, met with coaches from the Athletic Department, and visited with academic…

Superintendent Search Nearing Public Phase

The search committee for a new superintendent of schools in Bedford expects to share details of its timetable for interviews with finalists within the next two…



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Children were able to practice waving and unfolding a fan. Members of the Boston Korean Traditional Dance Academy were on hand to show some elements from a Korean fan dance, from the traditional hanbok they wore to the fan used as part of the dance. Courtesy photo/Kell Korenak

Residents Celebrate Lunar New Year at the Bedford Library

The annual Lunar New Year event at the Bedford Free Library returned in person on Saturday, Jan. 21, to an excited and…


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