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Posted on: December 1, 2022

BOH Rules and Regulations Version - 2022 Public Hearing Notice

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

TOWN OF BEDFORD, MASSACHUSETTS

BEDFORD BOARD OF HEALTH RULES AND REGULATIONS

Version - 2022

The Bedford Board of Health will conduct a Public Hearing on Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 7:00 pm at the Bedford Town Hall, 10 Mudge Way, Sele...

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Posted on: November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving Food Safety - Turkey Tips

Thanksgiving Food Safety - Turkey Tips

Whether you are preparing food for a crowd or yourself, remember to make food safety part of your holiday. Raw meats, such as turkey, can be contaminated with germs that can make you and your family sick. Raw turkey c...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

WINTER PARKING RESTRICTIONS: Municipal Parking Lots

WINTER PARKING RESTRICTIONS: Municipal Parking Lots

Effective immediately, the Town's Traffic Rules and Regulations, prohibits parking in municipal lots during winter storms. "No person shall park a vehicle and no person shall allow, permit or suffer ...

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Health

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

CDC Recommends having a COVID-19 Plan

The Bedford Health Department reminds residents that there are many ways your actions can help protect you, your household, and your community from severe illness from COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends putting toget...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Offered in Wayland

Bedford Health Department’s regional partners in Wayland are offering a Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Series. Bedford Residents are invited to attend.

 DATES: Wednesdays - January 25, February 1, February 8, February 15

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Flu & COVID Vaccine Clinic 1/27/23

The Town of Lincoln is partnering with Cataldo Ambulance for a Flu and COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic. Below are the clinic details:

Bedford residents can attend clinic

Ages 6 months and up! 

Friday January 27, 2023

4:00-7:00pm

Lincoln School--Reed Gym

6 Ball...

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Health
Posted on: January 11, 2023

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise - XBB.1.5 is new Subvariant of Concern

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports an increase in COVID-19 infections throughout the nation. Most recently, XBB.1.5, a new Omicron subvariant of significant concern, has surged to represent 40.5% of all United States COVID-19 cas...

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Posted on: December 8, 2022

Vaccination Clinic for Flu and Pfizer COVID-19 Bivalent Booster

On December 12, 2022, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm, the Bedford Health Department will be hosting a clinic offering Flu Vaccine and Pfizer COVID-19 Bivalent Booster doses. Only the Pfizer Bivalent booster will be available at this clinic, not Mo...

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Health
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving Food Safety - Turkey Tips

Thanksgiving Food Safety - Turkey Tips

Whether you are preparing food for a crowd or yourself, remember to make food safety part of your holiday. Raw meats, such as turkey, can be contaminated with germs that can make you and your family sick. Raw turkey c...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Bedford Cultural Council Announces 2023 Grant Recipients

State Senator Mike Barrett, State Representative Ken Gordon, the Bedford Select Board, Town Manager Sarah Stanton, and Bedford Cultural Council (BCC) Chair Barbara Purchia, are pleased to announce the award of 36 grants totaling $13,837 for cultural progr...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Proposed Development - Upcoming Information Sessions

The developer of a proposed housing development on Carlisle Road will be holding two information sessions for residents: 
Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m., Reed Room (Bedford Town Hall)
Tuesday, February 14 at 7:00 p.m., Reed Room (Bedford Town Hal...
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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Great Road Traffic Optimization Study - Public Comment Being Accepted

Great Road Traffic Study Social Media Ad

Through January 31, 2023, residents are encouraged to provide feedback on the Great Road Traffic Optimization Study regarding any missing safety/traffic flow concerns, and the proposed short-term and long-term improvements recommended. Please call or&...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

Bedford Rent Relief Program - Applications Now Being Accepted

Applications are currently being accepted for the Bedford Rent Relief Program (BRRP). BRRP provides temporary monthly rental assistance in the form of a grant to eligible households. BRRP will pay between $300-750 per month in rental assistance, depending...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

COVID-19 Test Kits Available in Town Buildings

Test pickup

The Town of Bedford continues to offer free COVID-19 test kits to residents, while supplies last. Questions? Please call the Health Department at 781-275-6507.

There are four pickup locations:

  • Bedford Free Public Library (Circulation Desk):&nbs...
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Posted on: December 13, 2022

2023 Town Election Schedule and Information

The 2023 Town Election will be held on March 11. 
Those running for Town elected offices may seek nomination through the Town Caucus on January 10 or by submitting signed nomination papers by January 20. At the Town Caucus, candidates will have th...
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Posted on: January 6, 2023

Continuation of Hearings on Two Family Dwelling Bylaw and on development at Old Billerica Road

At its scheduled meeting on January 24, 2023 the Planning Board will continue two public hearings:

- The Planning Board's proposed amendment to the Zoning Bylaw relating to two-family dwellings

The background to this lies in the recommendations of ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2022

Public hearings will continue tonight, Tuesday December 13

Two Planning Board public hearings are set to continue within the Planning Board meeting which starts at 7:00pm on Tuesday December 13, 2022:

- Planned Residential Development at 229, 251A and 251F old Billerica Road

- Proposed Zoning Bylaw amendments relat...

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Planning
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Dates set for continuation of public hearings

The public hearing on a special permit application for a Planned Residential Development at 229, 251A and 251F Old Billerica Road is currently set to continue on November 22 at 7:00pm on Zoom. The developer has been working on responses to questions raise...

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Planning
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Planning Board issues draft of new zoning rules for 2-family dwellings

During the last year, the Planning Board has been considering changes to the Zoning Bylaw’s provisions for 2-family dwellings. The aim is to be less prohibitive while applying some limitations on size and design (previous News & Announcements article ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2022

Planning Board issues Annual Report

The Planning Board finalized its Annual Report for FY 22, which covers the period from July, 2021 to June 2022, at its meeting on August 23. The report includes lists of developments approved, zoning amendments proposed and other topics discussed. Its Pro...

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Posted on: July 11, 2022

Planning Board reviewing zoning for 2-family houses and for our denser residential areas

When time has allowed over the past year, the Planning Board has been discussing ideas about potential amendments to the Zoning Bylaws on two topics that are partly inter-related. One is the expansion of opportunities to create 2-family houses. The other ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Bedford considers state requirement to zone for multifamily housing

As mentioned in the Annual Report, the Planning Board has been examining the implications of state legislation passed in January of 2021, which amends the Zoning Act (MGL Ch 40A). A significant part of the new law, in Section 3A, is a requirement for MBTA...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Zoning Amendments from Nov 2021 Special Town Meeting Approved by AG

Amendments to the Bedford Zoning Bylaw, changing certain provisions in Section 22 applying to the Great Road District, were passed at the Special Town Meeting on November 1, 2021. They have now received the necessary approval from the Massachusetts Attorn...

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Planning
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Zoning Bylaw Reorganization Project Gets Underway

At its meeting on November 16, 2021, the Planning Board formally began work on the Zoning Bylaw Reorganization Project that was funded by Town Meeting in 2019. It held a discussion with its newly-appointed consultants, Barrett Planning Group LLC and revie...

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Posted on: December 5, 2022

Public Works Announces New Trash & Recycling Tool

The Bedford Department of Public Works is excited to announce a new Waste Wizard and Collection Calendar tool, available to now on the Trash & Recycling web page

This new tool has several features that help put “All of Your Waste, in Just On...

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