Opening day at Fenway was Thursday Friday, April 2 with fans in attendance. Fenway’s capacity is capped at 12 percent, or a little more than 4,500 people. More than 30,000 seats in the ballpark have been zipped, tied shut to keep people out of them and away from each other.
We take civic engagement seriously here at The Bedford Citizen, in fact, it’s kind of our mission. The Bedford Citizen – About Us. There was a recent article on the importance of local elections and lamenting the low turnouts.
For many Americans, the stakes are high when it comes to the 2020 election. In a YouGov poll of more than 6,500 Americans, about seven in 10 (69%) people say that the upcoming 2020 presidential election is the most important one of their lifetime so far.
What’s Bedford thinking about the upcoming election?
Many sleep experts argue daylight saving is a health issue. Scientists from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) warn that the adjustment runs counter to the human body’s natural circadian rhythms and they want the practice scrapped.” World Economic Forum
Added to that, an added hour of daylight this fall could help restaurants with their outdoor dining.
The Bedford Chamber of Commerce has been working on ideas to help Bedford Businesses, including a suggestion to extend Daylight Savings time so that restaurants could extend their outdoor dining season. Seems like the later sunsets would help increase their outdoor dinner business plus, it would be an hour earlier so a bit warmer as well.
This week’s TBC Snap Poll ‘What’s Bedford Thinking’ seeks a binary response to the question, Do you think the Bedford Schools should open in the fall of 2020 with in-person instruction? the poll will be ‘live’ until 5 pm on Friday, July 24.