Summer Solstice Festival Notches A Success for Bedford

Submitted by the Town of Bedford

The Town of Bedford held its inaugural Summer Solstice Festival, including a German-style Biergarten, on June 22 on the Bedford Town Common. The event drew a large multi-generational crowd with over 1,600 attendees over the five hours. The weather cooperated for the most part with sunny skies and warm weather with the exception of a brief but torrential downpour toward the end of the event.

Summer Solstice Festival ~ Saturday, June 22 ~ 10 Days and Counting!

Submitted by the Town of Bedford

Bedford’s first Summer Solstice Festival is a free, family-friendly event featuring a German-style biergarten by Notch Brewery, food trucks, lawn games, and music. Relax and enjoy the beautiful and historic setting of the Town Common.

Six food trucks will be serving everything from dumplings to barbecue, including Moyzilla, The Cod Squad, The Whoo(pie) Wagon, Chez Rafiki, Papi’s Stuffed Sopapillas, and Uncle E’s BBQ Express. From 1 pm to 3 pm, enjoy music from local singer, Rick Skehan, featuring hits from the Rat Pack through the 90s.

Community Choice Aggregation Program to Roll Out in August, 2019

Submitted by the Town of Bedford

Eversource Residential Basic Service Rate Starting July 1: $0.10836 per kWh  ~ Bedford Community Choice Aggregation Program Rate with 5% More Local Renewable Energy: $0.10512 per kWh

The Town of Bedford will be rolling out the Bedford Community Choice Aggregation Program in August 2019. The plan, developed by Bedford municipal officials and dedicated committee volunteers, with the assistance of Good Energy, LP, implements the goal of providing residents and businesses with more stable electricity rates, additional options for renewable energy, and the potential for lower electricity prices.

Town Manager Sarah Stanton to Co-Chair new Commuter Rail Communities Coalition

By Julie McCay Turner

The Commuter Rail Communities Coalition, a group of municipal leaders served by the MBTA’s rail network, elected its first co-chairs, Mayor Tom McGee of Lynn and Bedford Town Manager Sarah Stanton, in Boston on March 12, 2019. With a seat at the table as important regional transportation decisions are made,

Stanton looks forward to working with Mayor McGee. As a state senator representing the Third Essex district in the Massachusetts Senate from 2002 to 2017, McGee joined the Joint Committee on Transportation in 2001 then served as its chair from 2011 until his retirement in 2018.

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