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Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet Shines in First Bedford Concert

Submitted by Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet “What a great way to spend a chilly Saturday night; at a Kammerwerke concert right here in Bedford Center at the First Parish. The music was beautiful… lovely… outstanding!” Lorrie Dunham Variations on Lorrie Dunham’s sentiments were heard many times last Saturday night as the Kammerwerke Double Wind Quintet [...]
The Bedford Citizen

To my Constituents in Bedford – A Thank You from State Rep. Ken Gordon

Submitted by State Representative Ken Gordon Editor’s Note: With apologies from The Bedford Citizen for our delay in posting this message Thank you for your votes in an important election that sends me back for a second term as your State Representative. Your overwhelming support is humbling, and appreciated.  I will not forget the force [...]
The Bedford Citizen

Caution from the Bedford Police: Telephone Scam Involving Bogus Lawsuit

Submitted by John Guilfoil on behalf of the Bedford Police Department Police Chief Robert Bongiorno and the Bedford Police Department are warning residents about the threat posed by a telephone scam involving a fake lawsuit and a demand for money. Click here to download an audio clip from an actual instance of the “Lawsuit Scam” [...]
Bedford Business

Radio Shack in Great Road Shopping Center has Closed

The Radio Shack located in the Great Road Shopping Center at 331 Great Road is now closed. A sign on the door is advising customers to visit the Burlington location in the Burlington Mall.While the store seems to have closed suddenly, the space has been listed for rent for the past few months and Radio Shack is currently closing a large number of existing store.This closure comes a little over 2 months after Mattress World, which was located right next to Radio Shack, closed.As far as other changes in the Great Road Shopping Center. The space currently occupied by Sparta is listed for rent, although it's has been listed for about 3 years now. Staples is expected to close about ...
Bedford Business

Kamate Fitness Moves to 153 Concord Road

Kamate Fitness has moved to 153 Concord Road, the former location of the Bedford Montessori School. I recently spoke with Nancy Griffiths, founder and owner of Kamate Fitness. Nancy started her career as an Electrical Engineer and over the year worked her way to become a Vice President of operations.Although she felt successful, she also felt something was missing in terms of fulfillment. Nancy has always been interested in fitness and had taken lots of dance classes in gyms. So she decided to start her own fitness company. She was familiar with the Lotte Berk Fitness Method but wanted to expand on it. She really liked the ancestral war dances (haka) from the Maori people of New Zealand. Of particular interest ...
Bedford Business

Dalya's Restaurant Set to Close in December with a New Indian Restaurant Taking It's Place

After 20 years in business, Dayla's Restaurant at 20 North Road is expected to close on December 20th. The Restaurant has been owned by Frans and Mita van Berkhout since it opened in 1994. Dalya's was named after Frans three daughters DAnielle, LYdia, and Alexandra. Previous to Dayla's, Frans and Mita ran Le Bellcour in Lexington since 1978. According to a note sent out to friends of Dayla's, while they both still enjoyed owning Dayla's, Frans just turned 70 and is looking to retire. Many of the kitchen staff have been with them for 20 years or more.In it's place, a new Indian restaurant named Holi is expected to open in February. The new restaurant will be run by Amarjit Singh, who currently is ...
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Leslie Anderson is the editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Bedford site.

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