The Bedford Citizen’s Top 100 Posts of 2016

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The 100 top stories of 2016, in descending order:

100: Bedford and Burlington Police Arrest Two Alleged Members of Credit Card Fraud Ring
99: The Fox Family In Residence Near the Davis Road Conservation Area
98: Bedford Community Table is Grateful for Bedford’s Thanksgiving Generosity
97: Residents, Abutters Air Concerns at Page Place “Neighborhood” Meeting; Public Hearing set for March 2
96: School parking, clocks, and snow removal tractors: Facilities Presents a 5-year Capital Budget to the School Committee
95: Election Day, 2016: Early Morning Action at the Polls
94: Water Main Break on Wiggins Avenue
93: Bedford Police Arrest Suspect in Connection with Bank Robbery
92: Bedford’s Early Voting Deemed to be a Great Success
91: Veterans Day, 2016: Bedford’s Observance
90: Planning Board Members Challenge Fox Run Developers as Project Progresses; Hearing Continued to November 15
89: Bruegger’s Bagels and Jamba Juice Announce the Opening of a New Co-Branded Store in Bedford
88: Bedford, Carlisle Police Arrest Carjacking Suspect after Quick Response from Dispatchers, Officers on the Road
87: Public Hearing on 30 Chelmsford Road Cluster Development Continued to March 15
86: 2016 BHS Prom Stroll: Co-sponsored by Cambridge Savings Bank & Bedford’s Chamber of Commerce
85: In colloquy with Jon Sills
84: Neighbors Say Speeding Major Traffic Issue at Lane School
83: Demolition Permit for Bedford’s Richard Wheeler House has been Withdrawn
82: Election 2016: Massachusetts Ballot Questions
81: Bedford’s DASH Begins Its Dial-a-Ride Pilot Program
80: Bedford High School Student-Athletes Honored
79: Bedford Police Searching for Bank Robbery Suspect
78: Letter to a Mailman: Celebrating Dick McGurl’s 37 Years with the USPS, 24 on the Same West Bedford Route
77: A Unique Situation for Bedford’s School Committee
76: Heather Galante Appointed as Bedford High School’s Next Principal
75: Tourist in Your Own Town: Three Autumn Images
74: Offering Pan Asian Cuisine and a Full Sushi Bar, Blue Fuji is Open for Business
73: Residents Fear that New Development on Grove Street in Lexington Would Increase Traffic Woes in Bedford
72: Letter to the Editor, September 22, 2016: Grateful and Proud
71: Four Finalists Announced in the Search for Bedford High School Principal
70: Welcome Home: Bedford Green Ribbon Cutting, July 21, 2016
69: Fox Run Development Hearing Continued to September 27 Amid Resident Objections
68: Bedford Mothers Out Front Team to Launch a Gas Leaks Labeling Campaign
67: Fox Run Road Residents Turn Out in Force for First Public Hearing on Proposed PRD
66: Bedford DPW Autumn Recycling Event: Saturday, October 1
65: First Parish Seeks Reversal of HDC Ruling
64: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed for Bedford
63: An Appreciation: John McCulloch
62: Learning Express Toy Store and Play Space ~ Ribbon Cutting at Bedford Marketplace
61: Bedford’s 2016 Holiday Kick-Off: All the News You Need to Know
60: Trash Collection on Certain Streets Delayed to Tuesday, November 22
59: Four Bedford Students Dance in Boston Productions of The Nutcracker
58: Bedford Beats Medford to Win 2016 Homecoming Game
57: Fox Run Development Receives Unanimous Approval
56: Letter to the Editor, October 28, 2016: An Opportunity on Pine Hill Road
55: Bedford Police Searching for Sunday Afternoon TD Bank Robbery Suspect
54: Town Receives Four Development Proposals for Former Coast Guard Housing on Pine Hill Road
53: American Legion Post 221 to Remember Roger Rivet at Sunday’s POW/MIA Empty Chair Ceremony
52: Shooting For Olympic Gold: Ginny Thrasher, USA’s First Medalist, Has Strong Bedford Connections
51: Letter to the Editor, November 5, 2016: Change in Bedford Water’s Taste – Seeking Information
50: Snow Village has Returned to Chip-In Farm
49: What’s Your Dining Pleasure? New Restaurants Now Open at Bedford Marketplace
48: Springs Road Development LLC Plans will be Considered at August 3 Hearing
47: Bedford’s Journey Toward a Swimming Pool
46: Bedford’s Economic Development Office Seeks Resident Input About Great Road Businesses
45: Bedford Elementary School Students Exercise Their Right to Vote
44: Sharing a Facebook Post from Cafe Luigi
43: Carleton-Willard Village Proposes Expansion Along Old Billerica Road
42: Bedford’s Oldest Gas Leak Began in 1990
41: Thanksgiving in Bedford Means Sports along with Friends and Family
40: Selectmen Grant License for “Peppers,” a New Restaurant in The Great Road Shopping Center
39: 1600s House on Concord Road Declared “Historically Significant”
38: Bedford’s First Flag Football Match Raises Funds for BHS Alum Dave Ahern
37: Expansion of Shawsheen Cemetery Provides More Grave Sites
36: Town of Bedford Issues RFP for ‘Coast Guard Housing’ on Pine Hill Road
35: Great Road Survey Highlights Residents’ Hopes
34: A Personal Announcement from Jon Sills
33: The Swans of Fawn Lake: Sadness and Solace
32: The Lewis Sisters: Bedford’s Multi-Talented BHS Songbirds
31: GSA Gives Town “Green Light” on Coast Guard Housing
30: Fitting Out is Underway for Bedford Post Office
29: Bedford’s Official Election Results
28: Bedford Green: Veterans’ Housing, a Promise Fulfilled
27: Housing Partnership Favors Retaining 614 Springs Road as Affordable Unit and Hears Update on Coast Guard Housing
26: Countless Memories Remain After 10-12 Maple Street is Demolished
25: To Our Mailman: Thanks on Your Approaching Retirement
24: Five BHS Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists
23: Bedford Police Arrest Four Men for Residential Breaking and Entering
22: #bedfordMAvotes: Unofficial Vote Totals
21: Latest Fox Run Development Proposal Finds Favor with Planning Board, Residents
20: Bedford Fire Welcomes New Firefighter/Paramedic Chris Gonzalez
19: St. Michael’s Parish Honors Bedford’s and Hanscom’s First Responders
18: Board of Health Welcomes New Eateries and Conducts Other Business at its October 3 Meeting
17: Medical Marijuana Dispensary Proposed for Bedford
16: Arrivederci, Cafe Luigi, Til We Meet Again – Still popular, since August, 2015
15: Early Voting in Bedford: Cast Your Ballot Before November 8
14: Letter to the Editor, November 5, 2016: What Legal Recreational Marijuana Looks Like in Denver
13: First Quarter Honors Lists: Bedford High School, 2016-2017
12: Fast-moving Storm Downs Large Tree on Bedford Common
11: Bedford Day, 2016: Things You’ll Need to Know for Saturday, September 17
10: John Glenn Middle School Announces Honor Roll for Term 1
9: Six-Foot Sculpture is the “Ketchup Lovers Size”
8: Development Comes Knocking on Fox Run Road
7: Bedford Police Warn Residents About Aggressive Wild Turkeys
6:  Peripatetic Piebald Deer Visits Another Bedford Neighborhood
5:  Bedford Post Office Construction Has Hit a Snag
4:  Bedford Signs Purchase and Sale Agreement with US Coast Guard to Acquire Pine Hill Housing
3:  Residents Turn Out to Celebrate A Beautiful Bedford Day
2:  Making Good on a Lane School Promise: The Principal and The Pig
1:  Number Nine Is Nice, But Being Bedford High Is Better: An Open Letter to Boston Magazine

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