South Road Sewer System Repairs

The Town of  Bedford has contracted with D’Allessandro Corp. to install a liner in the sewer main between #124 South Road and Loomis Street.  Work is scheduled for the week of December 16th, weather permitting.

Recycling Know-No’s: Holiday Edition

In these trying times in the recycling world, we want to review what to do with the various holiday items and materials. So here’s a quick review of what holiday items can and cannot be recycled.

The easy one is catalogs. They can be recycled.

Other items that can be recycled are:

URGENT ALERT UPDATE: Call Republic for Uncollected Trash / Recycling

If your trash and/or recycling was not collected because of the snow on Monday, December 2, please email Recycling Coordinator Ed McGrath at emcgrath@bedfordma.gov  before 7 am on Tuesday.

Let him know your name/address, and whether you need trash/recycle pickup or both.

Ed will forward the list to Republic before their day begins.

Republic is planning to finish collecting trash and recycling in Bedford late tomorrow morning/early afternoon, December 3.  Please have your carts at the curb by 11 am.

The DPW — and The Bedford Citizen — appreciate your patience.

Last Call ~ Compost Center and Curbside Yard Waste Collection

It’s not too late to rake the yard and get rid of the spoils of your efforts.

The Department of Public Works will conduct another curbside collection of yard waste next week and the Compost Center at 108 Carlisle Road will be open on Wednesday and Saturday for residents who are wrapping up their fall clean-up. After Saturday, the facility will be closed until next April.

The Compost Center will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, December 4 and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 7.

Repair Underway at Tuesday Afternoon Water Main Break on The Great Road

The Bedford Police reported a water main break across the street from 314 The Great Road via Twitter on Tuesday afternoon, November 26, and encouraged drivers to avoid the area.

According to DPW Water Operations Manager Jason Raposa, repair of the water main break across the street from the DPW building is underway, and customers’ water service has not been interrupted. The repair is expected to be completed by early evening.

Curbside Yard Waste Collection ~ Week One, November 4 to 8

Curbside collection of residential yard waste begins next week. The schedule on the mailing sent by the Department of Public Works to Bedford residents last week was incorrect.

To clarify, yard waste will be collected the weeks of