The Bedford Citizen

Running in Monday’s Marathon: Christopher Kovalchick and 13 More Bedford Athletes

By Julie McCay Turner Christopher Kovalchick started distance running as a CalTech graduate student when his study partners suggested that he join them in running an upcoming half-marathon. The race was just six weeks off, and Kovalchick had never raced before. He finished that race although it was “tough,” and has now run more than [...]
The Bedford Citizen

Public’s PARCC Concerns Voiced to School Committee.

By Mitch Evans. At Tuesday evening’s School Committee Meeting, a member of the public, Nancy Wolk, presented her concerns about the recent PARCC exams being piloted in our schools. Wolk has two children in the Bedford school system and she highlighted several areas of unease, including private company Pearson’s monopoly on the software, textbooks and [...]
The Bedford Citizen

Retail Workshop is a Success

By Emily Moss “Retailers are the heart and soul of the community,” said Laura Stefanescu of Northern Bank whose opening remarks set the tone for an informative and motivational evening at the recent Best Retail Practices Workshop. On March 25 at Bedford’s Cucina D restaurant (54 Middlesex Tpke), the Middlesex 3 Coalition hosted the first [...]
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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