Snippets ~ An Update for the Week of October 14

Monday is a Town-wide holiday, and trash will be picked up on Tuesday. And Snippets carries on from there: Oktoberfest on Bedford Common, DPW projects, quick updates from the Police and Fire Departments, and other news you’ll want to know.

First Glance at Fiscal Future for Capital Expenditures Committee

The Capital Expenditures Committee got a first look at the capital requests for the 2021-2026 fiscal years from Town Manager Sarah Stanton and Finance Director Victor Garofalo at the committee’s August 27 meeting. The pair presented a list of all requested capital investments in the six-year span. The majority of the projects were routine procedures and weren’t met with any questions, but a few caught the attention of the committee members, including a town-wide traffic study.

Setting Goals for the 2019-2020 School Year

Superintendent Jon Sills and Dan Brosgol, speaking for the School Committee, welcomed the professional staff and outlined broad goals for the coming year in ‘opening day’ talks last week.