Letter to the Editor: Bedford Residents Are Fortunate


~ Submitted by Judy Liss

I am concerned about the volume around the debates about the extension of the Minuteman bike path and the location of the new fire station.

I do understand that Bedford residents all want the same thing: for Bedford to be the best town it possibly can be.  But while there may be some good-faith disagreement over exactly what that looks like in practice, we have to keep in mind how fortunate we are.

We live in a town with good schools, access to excellent medical care, ample opportunity for recreation (including other paved and unpaved trails), and so forth.

While residents of other parts of the country are fighting for clean water, decent schools, and an end to local gun violence, we need to keep the urgency of our issues in perspective and realize how blessed we, as a community, are.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

The opinions expressed in Letters to the Editor are those of the writer, not The Bedford Citizen.

NewsMatch is here! Bring the news to Bedford and your gift will be matched by NewsMatch, local donors, Suzanne and Company, and Werfen. Donate to NewsMatch today!
Contact The Bedford Citizen: [email protected] or 781-430-8837

Share your enthusiasm for this article!
Notify of

Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
October 18, 2022 10:12 am

I agree and this is why I hate this argument that if we don’t pave the branch trail we will lose the state’s funding of this project. I imagine there are more worthy causes for state funding elsewhere.

Suzanne K
October 11, 2022 10:26 pm

I agree Judy, we have a lot to be grateful for!

Ken Larson
October 11, 2022 6:10 pm

Thank you. Your point applies to so many discussions. What’s right or good often gets lost in a fight to win the argument.

Mary Criscione
October 10, 2022 6:05 pm

Love this letter. Totally agree.

All Stories

What’s Bedford Thinking? Are you shopping for gifts this weekend? (Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday)?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...
  • Junior Landscaping
Go toTop