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Bedford TV Program Highlights: August 14 to August 20, 2014

Submitted by Bedford TV The Bedford Citizen is pleased to offer Bedford TV’s schedule of local cablecast programming for August 14  through August 20, 2014. Bedford TV is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community access television station serving the town of Bedford.  It provides public, education and government (PEG) access television channels (Comcast channels 8 and 99, [...]
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Candidates in the Democratic Primary on September 9

By Doris Smith, Member Bedford Democratic Town Committee The following candidates will be elected in the 2014 DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY on September 9.   Editor’s Note: The Citizen has requested information from Bedford’s Republican Town Committee and will post it as soon as it’s available Candidates for Governor of Massachusetts Donald Berwick http://ballotpedia.org/Donald_Berwick http://www.berwickforgovernor.com Martha Coakley [...]
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Bedford 10U Shows What It Really Means to Play Like a Girl

By John Mitchell For many Bedford kids, summer means the end of the busy spring sports season and easing into a routine of relaxing days at the beach and nights on a campground. But not for the girls of Bedford Babe Ruth Baseball & Softball’s 10 and Under (10U) team. With barely a chance to [...]
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Obituary: Alice O. Cretecos

CRETECOS, Alice O. (Sadler) Of Bedford, August 7. Beloved wife of the late James A. Cretecos. Loving mother of John of Bedford and James and his wife Linda of New Smyrna Beach, FL. Sister of Mary Lemieux of East Hartford, CT and the late Michael, Stephen and Paul Sadler. Also survived by several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Bedford Funeral Home, 167 Great Rd., Bedford, on Fri. Aug. 15 from 9:30-10:30A.M., followed by a graveside service at Cedar Grove Cemetery in Peabody. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 For obituary please visit www.bedfordfuneralhome.com
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Bedford Market Place Renovation Begins

The renovation project at the Bedford Market Place Shopping Center began a few weeks ago. While plans were made for a complete overhaul of the shopping center including additional retail, updated parking lot/traffic flow configurations and pedestrian improvements; it looks like the work is going to be done in phases.The first phase is expected to include a new facade for Whole Foods along with improvements to it's front parking lot. Work is expected to be completed before Labor Day.The Bedford Whole Foods Market will be getting an updated exterior. The interior was renovated in 2013. Within the next 12 months, Whole Foods plans to renovate 70% of it's stores that are over 10 years old. The renovations will add additional retail ...
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Obituary: Gene H. Stollerman

STOLLERMAN, Dr. Gene H. Passed away at the age of 93 at his home in Hanover, NH, in hospice care, surrounded by his family after a long battle with heart failure. Beloved son of Sarah and Morris Stollerman, Dr. Stollerman is survived by his children, John Stollerman and Anne DiZio, his grandchildren Jenny Landrebe, Sarah DiZio and Corynne Stollerman, his daughter-in-law Rhonda Stollerman, his grand-son-in-law John Landrebe, his nieces Jessica Catapano, Carol Heffer, nephews Cliff and Doug Seretan, and many loving relatives, friends and colleagues. He is predeceased by his first wife, Corynne M. Stollerman, his second wife, Vita M. Stollerman, his daughter Lee S. Meyburg, and his sisters Ricca Heffer and Enid Seretan. Dr. Stollerman was a giant in ...
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Obituary: George O. Southwick

SOUTHWICK, George O. Formerly of Bedford and Boca Raton, FL, July 5. Husband of wife Nancy (Haley) Southwick and the late Barbara (Codwise) Southwick. Father of Robert and his wife Angela and daughter Marcia and her husband Peter Bolduc, his five grandchildren, four great grandchildren and his sister Phyllis Forsyth. Graveside service at Shawsheen Cemetery, Shawsheen Rd., Bedford on Aug. 22, at 10:00 A.M. For obituary please visit www.bedfordfuneralhome.com
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Obituary: Hazel Palmer

PALMER, Dr. Hazel Passed away on July 22, 2014. She was 94. Dr. Palmer was an archaeologist receiving her B. A. from Radcliffe College in Greek Archaeology. She later received both her M. A. and a Ph. D. in Classical Archaeology from Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Palmer did a fellowship in Greece at the American School of Classical Studies. Dr. Palmer worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Ma. as Assistant Curator. Dr. Palmer was recruited by the OSS during the Second World War as she was fluent in multiple languages and served in Italy, Austria and Greece. She is preceded in death by her parents, Philip A. Palmer and Alice Decator and sisters Lois Steele and Phoebe Rideout. ...
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Obituary: Mary E. Donahue

DONAHUE, Mary E. (Magurn) Of Bedford, on July 21, 2014. Loving wife of Richard M. Donahue. Beloved mother of Michael Donahue and his wife Dina of Westford and Timothy Donahue and his wife Lauren of Stow. Beloved grandmother of Reilly Donahue, Olivia Donahue, Cameron Donahue, and Brienne Donahue. Also survived by sisters, Katheryn P. McCoy of Arlington and Claire Horan of Arlington, and several nieces and nephews. Mary was very active with the Bedford Social Club. She also served as Town Administrative Assistant for the Bedford Tax Collector's office for over 25 years, retiring in 2008. Funeral from Shawsheen Funeral Home, 281 Great Rd., BEDFORD, on Friday, July 25, 2014 at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Michael's ...
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Boardroom Bistro Restaurant to Get New Owners and New Name

The Boardroom Bistro Restaurant at 54 Middlesex Turnpike will soon be getting new owners and a new name. David Smerling and Jeff Goldberg who opened the restaurants, will still own the office building where the restaurant is housed. The new restaurant which has a preliminary name of Cucina D, is expected to feature a new Italian cuisine based menu and should be getting the Boardroom Bistro's existing liquor license. Stay tuned for more details.
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Obituary: Ralph R. Ragan

RAGAN, Ralph R. Of Bedford, on Tuesday, July 15. Resided in Lincoln, MA for many years before moving to Bedford in 2000. Born on November 27, 1923 in Ridgeway, Missouri. He was the beloved husband of Ruth M. Ragan for 63 years. Devoted father of Julie Malkin of Cincinnati, OH, Jennifer Hubbell and her husband Richard of Yarmouth ME, James Ragan and his wife Sandra of Topsfield, MA. Cherished grandfather to Emily and Elizabeth Malkin, Nate and Laura Hubbell, and Kathleen and Timothy Ragan. Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend a memorial service for Ralph on Tuesday, July 22nd at 2:00 at Carleton Willard, 100 Old Billerica Road, Bedford, MA 01730. A celebration of Ralph's life will be ...
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Obituary: James I. Stockwell

STOCKWELL, James I. Stockwell ("Jim") Passed away unexpectedly July 14, 2014 at age 84 following complications from surgery. He was predeceased by his wife of 52 years, Elsie Stockwell (Elsie Wear). He is survived by five children and five grandchildren. Mr. Stockwell was born in 1930 and grew up in Boston's suburban north shore. He graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover in 1948 and from MIT in 1952. After serving in the USAF as a Lieutenant from 1952-1954 in the Korean War, he returned to the Boston area, living in Cambridge with his wife and five children through the mid-seventies. He and Elsie also resided in Newton, Brighton, Orleans, Duxbury, and lastly Carleton-Willard Village in Bedford; all in Massachusetts. Mr. ...
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Obituary: Marlene R. Kelliher

Kelliher, Marlene R. 80, of Sun City Center, FL, passed away July 11, 2014. Born in Clarence, NY and lived in Bedford, MA. Marlene received her degree in Languages from Wells College in Aurora, NY. A high point of her college career was her junior year spent Studying in France. Marlene worked as a language translator at the Library of Congress and worked with displaced persons in Europe after WWII. Marlene was a loving mother who took great joy in raising her four children and spending time with her grandchildren. Preceded in death by daughter, Ruth, parents, Ruth and Harold, and brother, Roger. Survived by her loving husband Daniel of 55 years; daughter, Kathleen (Miles) Mann; sons, Michael Kelliher and ...
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