There is Still Time to Run for Town Offices

By Meredith McCulloch

By the end of the Town Caucus on January 9, seven citizens had stepped forward to accept a nomination to a town board. However, three positions had no caucus nominee. Any voter can still obtain Nomination papers from the Town Clerk until January 19 and with 50 signatures collected by January 22, that name can be placed in nomination.

Here is a general description of three boards that have at least one opening with no caucus nominee:

Bedford Candidates are Off and Running After Tuesday’s Caucus

By Julie McCay Turner

Selectman Mike Rosenberg chaired Bedford’s annual Citizen’s Caucus on Tuesday evening. In addition to year-after-year aficionados, the gathered audience included at least one resident who moved to town within the past year and was interested to see what the Caucus entailed.

The following candidates will appear on the March 10 ballot with the designations Caucus Nominee and Incumbent beside their names:

Bedford’s 2018 Election Season Begins in Just 40 Days

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

In just over a month, 40 days from today in case you’re counting, Bedford’s Town Election season will kick off with the annual Citizen’s Caucus.

Bedford’s Citizen Caucus is one of two ways in which candidates for local office can get on the ballot for the Town Election that will be held on March 10, 2018. Candidates must either circulate nomination papers to get the required number of signatures of registered voters and return them by the specified deadline, or become a “Caucus Nominees”

Letter to the Editor: March 13, 2017, Is This What Democracy Looks Like?

By Emily Mitchell
Trustee, Bedford Free Public Library
Board member, The Bedford Citizen

This past Saturday, March 11, was Election Day in Bedford. Twelve committee positions were up for election, with thirteen candidates on the ballot either through nomination at the January Town Caucus or through individual filings. Only one race, for Library Trustee, was contested, with three candidates vying for two open spots.

Did you vote?

If you’re like most people in Bedford, the answer is no. Only 6.17% of Bedford’s 10,000 registered voters took a few minutes out of their Saturday to participate in the franchise and determine who represents us and our interests in our own community

Election ~ 2017: Preliminary Vote Totals

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen These are preliminary results; the final tally will be released later tonight by Town Clerk Doreen Tremblay and The Citizen will post them as soon as they are...

Election ~ 2017: The Best People Turn Up In the Worst Weather

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

The polls will be open until 6 pm today, and your vote is important. If you’ve not gotten out to vote, there’s still time!

The 2017 crop of candidates in today’s town election weren’t the only intrepid souls who braved fresh snow along with the morning’s high winds and below zero wind chill readings. By one pm, more than 300 voters had bundled up and made their way to the polls.

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