🌱 Everett Turnpike + Sky Drops Easter Eggs + Village Inn on Easter Day

Hello Bedford! Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening around Bedford today.


First, today’s weather forecast:

Early cloudy sky. A few showers developing later in the day. High: 59. Low: 40.


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Here are the top stories in Bedford today:

  1. Dartmouth-Hitchcock postponed a hearing for their planned medical center in Bedford. Dartmouth-Hitchcock asked for the delay after Bedford voters overwhelmingly approved zoning changes last month that limits the size of large medical centers two-story and 20,000 square feet in the the city performance area, in the area where Whole Foods Market is located. Petition supporters say that under the new zoning amendment owners can request exemptions, which probably means the nonprofit medical provider would have to pay all the taxes. (Subscription required: The Union Leader)
  2. Soutbound commuters to Nashua or Massachusetts prepare for the Everett Turnpike expansion project. Wednesday, The Executive Council unanimously approved a multi-year, $20 million project to widen the FE Everett Turnpike between Bedford and Nashua this will likely cause construction delays until the summer of 2024, when work is expected to be complete. The Everett Turnpike widening is coming. (Concord Monitor)
  3. Less than two weeks from Easter, you can find old fashioned Easter egg hunts, or attend a more elaborate event like the helicopter egg drop in Londonderryor 1500 eggs will fall from the sky. Restaurants in New Hampshire, including ours Bedford Village Innbe used for special Easter meals. If you are looking for takeout, several restaurants offer special Easter takeout services. (wokq.com)

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Today in Bedford:

  • Creations in sea glass. (6:30 p.m.)
  • Love, Sex and the IRS by Majestic Theater from April 8-10. (7 p.m.)

From my notebook:

  • Bedford: Rabbits, guinea pigs, pets available for adoption: At local shelters (Bedford Patch)
  • Two new open houses in the New Bedford area (Bedford crest)

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Paula Constance

About me: I am a freelance writer, author and media producer. I am engaged in media projects that empower, engage and help make the world a better place.

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