Bedford Day ~ The Information You’ve Been Looking For

We are looking forward to a fun-filled Bedford Day on Saturday, September 21! Please read this important information and call or send an e-mail if you have any questions (781-275-1392 x4318 or amy@bedfordma.gov)

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Historical Society Meeting:  History Day Projects and a Revolutionary-Era Bedford Home on September 25

The first meeting of the Bedford Historical Society’s 2019-2020 Program Series will begin at 7:15 for a half-hour refreshment/social period before the guest speakers begin on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, at the Congregational Church, 25 The Great Road. The evening will highlight Bedford High School students who competed in National History Day will describe their projects and will also be presented with awards. The historic Col. Timothy Jones House will be the subject of the second part of the program. Bedford’s National History Day Students

Bedford students who qualified for the National History Day competition were:

Jacqueline Altman won 1st place at State competition for her Senior Individual Performance, “From the Warsaw Ghetto to Jewish Homes: Irene Sendler Helps Children Find Triumph in the Midst of Tragedy.”

Olivia Lee and Rahel Burchardt won 2nd place at State competition for their Senior Group Documentary, “Three Mile Island: The Tragic Negligence of Private Companies and Their Supervising Bodies Prompts a Triumph for Improved Public Safety and the Power of Public Opinion.”

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Mosquito Spraying is Planned for Bedford on Monday, September 16th

In an effort to continue our control of biting mosquito populations, the Town of Bedford is again working with the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Project who is planning to use a truck-mounted aerosol sprayer to apply Sumithrin to the entire Town of Bedford on Monday, September 16, 2019. Spraying will be done between dusk and midnight.

If spraying is postponed, it will be rescheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019.

Where Were You On 9/11?

“Where were you on . . .?” comes up often in conversation about historic events that changed the course of history.

Early on the morning of September 11, 2019, Jeff JHO Hoyland Tweeted a link to the video that he and Don Corey shot on the morning of 9/11, a date that will forever be remembered in American history and their minds, 18 years ago today.