An Obituary: Fr. Mark Sheehan

An Obituary: Fr. Mark Sheehan

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Fr. Mark Sheehan has passed away. Fr. Sheehan was Pastor of St. Michael Parish in Bedford for 27 years. A celebration of his retirement was held on Father’s Day in 2014.

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Hanscom Field Advisory Commission – March, 2019

Hanscom Field Advisory Commission – March, 2019

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

The Hanscom Field Advisory Commission (HFAC) met March 19 to hear the presentation of Massport’s annual State of Hanscom report by Sharon Williams, Director of L.G. Hanscom Field Airport.  Current airport/airfield development projects and routine monthly air noise/air traffic reports are also discussed.

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An Obituary: Marion Tutunjian Tateosian

An Obituary: Marion Tutunjian Tateosian

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Marion Tutunjian Tateosian passed away at Carleton-Willard Village on April 14, 2019. A member of the Bedford Garden Club since 1987, Mrs. Tateosian was named an Honorary Member in 2015.

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Boston Marathon Update

Boston Marathon Update

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Eric Dahlberg was the first Bedford runner to finish the 2019 Boston Marathon at 1:36 pm, with a chip time of 3:29:26.

Andrew Chiu and Robert Santamaria finished at 2:09 and 2:10 pm respectively. Chiu’s chip time was 3:44:28 and Santamaria’s was 3:43.08. Gregory Barry finished the race at 3:25 pm with a chip time of 4:36:54/

Congratulations, each and all!

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Unfinished Business to Take Care of . . . Minuteman Diner:  Coming Soon to Bedford

Unfinished Business to Take Care of . . . Minuteman Diner: Coming Soon to Bedford

From Diane & Ed Cohen’s family to yours – Welcome to our kitchen!

We were only married for a year when Diane & Ed Cohen decided to open E. D’s Neighborhood Café in Medford Mass. “We thought at the time it was a great opportunity “, quotes Ed Cohen. Ed was in his final few years as a Food Service Specialist in the Army National Guard cooking for over 1,500 civilians & soldiers on any given weekend, a degree in Food Marketing with a minor in Hotel Restaurant Management & Diane had a work ethic, entrepreneurial spirit & positive attitude that is hard to find. “Looking back,” says Diane Cohen, “how did we do what we did, no research, no technology, no business plan, a little bit of money that Ed had saved up from the Army & just raw determination to make it work.

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Looking Back to April 15, 1775 ~ The Human Cost to the Town of Bedford

Looking Back to April 15, 1775 ~ The Human Cost to the Town of Bedford

By Michael Rosenberg, Chair of the Bedford Selectmen, and delivered by Selectman William Moonan during Bedford’s 2019 Pole Capping ceremony

The National Park Service is already making plans to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the beginning of the American Revolution – the actual word is sestercentennial. That’s only six years from this month. And, as was the case in 1975, the two-year celebration — for the entire country — will start with liberty pole-capping at Willson Park. Sestercentennial begins here.

But before we start making party plans, let’s take a few minutes to consider the human cost to this town in 1775 and for years beyond.

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Massport Projects Expected to Impact Bedford in 2020-2023

Massport Projects Expected to Impact Bedford in 2020-2023

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

The Hanscom Field Advisory Commission (HFAC) heard the Annual State of Hanscom Report presented by Sharon Williams, Director of Massport’s LG Hanscom Field at their March 19, 2019 meeting.

Williams revealed an estimated timeline for a number of airfield ramp, taxilane, taxiway, and runway repaving/construction projects that will impact some Bedford roadways and neighborhoods between 2020 and 2023.  She stated that these projects are likely to be scheduled during summer and/or fall months and would probably take place during normal business hours for periods of 60 to 90 days at a time.

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