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In a working session on Tuesday, Feb. 16, the Bedford Town Board took up a request from the town’s Inclusion, Diversity, and Equity Advisory Committee, asking that the board adopt a new policy regarding the process for appointing members to committees and commissions.

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With two proposals for ground-mounted solar arrays currently being evaluated in Bedford — one adjacent to West Patent Elementary School and another on Baldwin Road — a variety of opinions have developed about the advantages and disadvantages of such projects.

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During these difficult times, with so many older adults feeling isolated and alone, what can anyone do to help? “You have to do something for your mental health,” said 80-year-old Pat Keane of Bedford Hills, as she spoke with The Record-Review.

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 The Town of Bedford’s Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Committee will present its recommendations to the public Thursday, Feb. 18, at 5:30 pm. The committee will present its draft report via Zoom, with community members welcome to join, ask questions and provide feedback. 

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The Bedford Town Board at its Tuesday meeting, considered a wide range of topics, including increased funding for a new access point to the Buxton Gorge Trail.  It also discussed some off-agenda items.

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Bedford Town Board member Kate Galligan said this week she plans to resign from the Bedford Town Board at the end of February and is taking up the position of legislative aide to Westchester County Legislator Kitley Covill. 

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Former President Donald Trump, whose second impeachment trial begins next week, is also the subject of several criminal investigations in New York. One of those, by Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., is looking into allegations pertaining to Mr. Trump’s Seven Springs estate, a larg…

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The Bedford Planning Board dedicated meetings over two consecutive weeks discussing plans for cell towers and possible alternative technologies to provide cell coverage to areas of Bedford Village. But after a total of some three hours devoted to talking about those plans over the course of …

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 On Tuesday, the Town Board held a reorganization meeting prior to its regular meeting, primarily to resolve the question of town leadership in the wake of Chris Burdick’s resignation to take his seat in the state Assembly. MaryAnn Carr was appointed as the new supervisor, and Stephanie McCa…

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The Bedford Planning Board tackled several major projects at its Dec. 8 meeting, including tree replacement at the Chabad of Bedford property and a new law on sewer capacity allocation. But it was traffic on Route 117 that again bedeviled the board.

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The Bedford Town Board on Dec. 1 agreed to review the leaf blower law that went into effect in August 2018 and consider changes that could be far reaching, including a total ban on gas-powered equipment.

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Bedford Planning Board Chair Deirdre Courtney-Batson has been hinting for some time that the board, and the town as a whole, would soon have to face the challenge of acting on proposals for solar farms in residential areas. That became evident in recent months during board discussions of a p…

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Work sessions at the town board meetings on Nov. 24 and Dec. 1 have served as a kind of “farewell tour” for Supervisor Chris Burdick. Mr. Burdick, who leaves office at the end of the month to become the 93rd District’s representative in the state Assembly, led the board in discussions about …

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After two years of often intense discussions before the planning board, Chabad of Bedford seemed well on its way to constructing its new center on South Bedford Road, with final approvals having been received earlier this year. Shovels were finally in the ground. Unfortunately, those shovels…

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Among the items on Tuesday’s town board meeting agenda were the 2021 budget, which was adopted; an easement agreement for access to Buxton Gorge, which was approved; and a discussion with Con Edison about its Aug. 4 storm response, which was challenged.

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A plan by DeCicco & Sons to take over, renovate, and expand the existing Key Food Marketplace located at 422 Old Post Road, Bedford, and granted preliminary approval by the planning board in March, may be facing a delay from an unexpected source.

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 On Monday, Nov. 2, the Bedford Village Fire District announced it conducted a successful bond offering to complete financing of the new firehouse at 550 Old Post Road. The good news for fire district taxpayers is that because of the low interest rate the district was able to obtain, the fin…

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Comptroller Abraham Zambrano gave an overview of the tentative budget at the Bedford Town Board work session on Tuesday. He intends to file the budget plan with the town clerk by the Oct. 30 deadline. It will then need to be reviewed and adopted by the town board. 

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Over 60 people joined the Town of Bedford Planning Board Zoom meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13., for a public hearing on a Verizon Wireless cell tower proposal for 68 Stone Hill Road. Though the proposal was the main focus of the meeting, the agenda was arranged so that a possible alternative sit…

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Over 60 people joined Tuesday’s Planning Board Zoom meeting for a public hearing on a Verizon Wireless cell tower proposal for 68 Stone Hill Road. Though the proposal was the main focus of the meeting, the agenda was arranged so that a possible alternative site was presented first. And, in a…

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At Bedford Village Memorial Park on Sept. 22, Bedford 2020 Executive Director Midge Iorio announced the official rechristening of the organization as Bedford 2030. It’s central mission: “Climate Action Now.”

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The town board held a work session prior to the start of its meeting on Tuesday, to discuss the 2021 budget. The financial impacts of the pandemic weighed heavily on the discussion, along with the need to tap fund reserves next year to help close a projected budget gap.