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From Ken Gordon: About the Salt Shed

Submitted by State Representative Ken Gordon To my constituents: The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (“MassDOT”) has recently announced plans to construct a salt storage facility on land owned by MassDOT off Burlington Road in Bedford, alongside the intersection with Route 3.  Many of us are concerned with the potential environmental impact as well as other [...]
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Bedford Community Events Calendar: December 19 through January 6, 2015

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen On the Horizon is a Bedford events calendar that is available 24/7 at The Bedford Citizen’s homepage, Each Thursday The Citizen will post an article listing the events that are coming up in the next ten days.   Christmas services in Bedford churches The Citizen has compiled a list [...]
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Rec Department Launches Frank Bauman Basketball League for Grades 4 to 8

Submitted by Nikki Taylor, Bedford Recreation Department To honor former Recreation Department Director Frank Bauman, the Recreation Department’s basketball league has been re-christened the “Frank Bauman Basketball League.” Many members of the Bauman family were present, along with Selectmen Mike Rosenberg and Caroline Fedele, Recreation Commission Chair Ron Richter, parents, siblings, and players – each [...]
Bedford Business

New Restaurant Planned for 120 Great Road

According to a legal notice, a new restaurant is planned for 120 Great Road. This location housed Optometrist James J Carroll. More details are expected to be revealed at the Bedford Planning Board meeting on December 9th. Stay tuned.
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 ...
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Leslie Anderson is the editor of the Globe West regional print edition and this Bedford site.