Planning Board Wrap-Up 11-19-2018

The Planning Board met on November 19, 2018 and took public comments on the Bow Lane Apartment project. You can see the meeting here: Planning Board Meeting November 19, 2018 We’re going to skip right to the public comments. Unless the person is a prominent...

Master Plan RFP Q and A

These are the Bedford Master Plan RFP Questions and answers received up to 3/26/2018 Our comments are in bold. https://www.bedfordnh.org/DocumentCenter/View/2934/RFP-questions-and-answers?bidId= Q: “Redevelopment opportunities and increased density/infill are...

Master Plan Think Tank to Meet 11-15-2018 (UPDATE)

The Think Tank, a committee formed with people from other town boards, created to steer the outreach for the update of the Master Plan, will NOT MEET tonight 11-15-2018. The Meeting was canceled at the last minute. But please read the following if you have not...

School Board Takes Non-Binding Vote on November 13

At last night’s meeting (11-13-2018), the Bedford School Board essentially voted (3-2) in a non-binding vote to allow private developers of the Bow Lane apartment project to tie into the schools sewer and water systems pending the project’s approval by...

Behold the Corporatocracy

Tonight we saw how a private developer sought to take over some of the assets of our publicly funded schools. More about that later… Meanwhile, did you know that Walmart wants to be involved in your Master Plan? “We want to provide pedestrian connectivity...

Planapalooza Wrap-Up

The private consulting firm “TPUDC-LLC” hired to help redesign Bedford, gave their final presentation on the evening of November 5, 2018. In this piece, “New Urbanist” jargon will be put in quotes. You can research these terms and find any number of...