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We’ve Gone Mobile!

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen Do your read The Citizen’s daily email feed on your smartphone, and did you notice an improvement in yesterday’s post? Thanks to one of our web gurus, Stephan Hovnanian, our daily email feed is now mobile-friendly. Over the next few weeks, we’ll convert the weekly summary that arrives each Sunday [...]
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Bedford Minutemen Re-enact 1775 Breakfast at Fitch Tavern

By Julie McCay Turner On the morning of April 19, 1775, Captain Jonathan Willson is reported to have said of the Bedford Minuteman Company’s pre-dawn breakfast — cold gruel and warm beer in the tap room at Fitch Tavern –“It’s a cold breakfast, boys, but we’ll give the British a hot dinner. We’ll have every [...]
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Multicultural Festival Shows the Many Faces of Bedford

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen Bedford’s first Multicultural Festival on Sunday afternoon, April 12, celebrated the diverse heritage represented by town residents, and was a rousing success. There were crafts to make, and to buy; delicious food to sample; music and dance to appreciate; thought-provoking talks; and a striking Parade of Flags carried by scores [...]
Bedford Business

Holi, Bedford's First Indian Restaurant is now Open

Holi Indian Restaurant located at 20 North Road is now open. The restaurant replaces Dalya's which closed last December. Holi is managed by Amarjit Singh, who is one of the owners at Zaika Indian Bistro in Woburn.The space underwent an interior renovation resulting in a much more modern and colorful appearance.The new restaurant which has about 100 seats plus a small bar area, will be open from 11:30am until 11pm most days. A lunch buffet will be available until 3pm daily. Amarjit also has plans to offer delivery within a 3 mile radius.The upstairs dining room is available for corporate functions and private partiesNotes:It's good to see a new restaurant come in to the Dayla's location so quickly. Bedford has been ...
Bedford Business

Whole Foods Planning New Entrance as Part of Bedford MarketPlace Renovations

The Whole Foods at 170 Great Road in the Bedford MarketPlace has submitted plans for a new front entranceway. The new addition which would stand in front of the existing storefront, has a maximum height of 45 feet and a mean height of 39 feet. The building itself has a height of about 21 feet.Depiction of proposed entrance way. Please click on the image for a larger view.The current zoning in Bedford allows for a maximum height of 37 feet. Since the average height of the structure is 39 feet, Whole Foods has applied for a variance from the Zoning Board of Appeals.Side view of the proposed entrance way. Please click on the image for a more detailed view.Comments:1. It ...
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Leslie Anderson is the editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Bedford site.