Business Update from the Town of Bedford
August 20, 2021
Temporary Outdoor Dining Program Extended to April 2022
The Town of Bedford has extended the Temporary Outdoor Dining Program through April 1, 2022. All five participating restaurants were issued renewals so people can continue to enjoy alfresco dining at their favorite restaurants. For a complete list of restaurants, please check out our website at buybedford.org.
New Businesses in Town
Bedford welcomes a new café and meal takeout and delivery business, Eva’s Little Kitchen. Stop by and check out Bedford’s newest eatery featuring fresh bakery items and prepared meals.

The former Summit Health and Fitness club has been through a major overhaul including rebranding to Club 600. The Bedford Chamber of Commerce recently held a Ribbon Cutting ceremony for the new gym.

Berkshire Grey recently announced the completion of its new Robotics Innovation Center and HQ in Bedford. The new center complements other design and test facilities in the region. Click here for the Boston Business Journal article.
Bedford Cultural District Tour
The Town’s first ever Cultural District is gearing up for prime time starting with a walking tour of the District with Town staff and partners. Read more about highlights of the District tour with the Bedford Citizen here.

To learn more about the Bedford Cultural District, visit our website, which provides a map and a list of cultural assets in the District.
B2 LIFE Job Training Program Expansion for Residents and Employees
There are still spots available for Fall 2021! The free B2 LIFE Job Training Program has expanded to allow residents and current and former employees of Bedford or Burlington companies to receive free job training in the high-demand industries of life sciences and health care. There is an extensive list of providers and courses that participants can choose from.

To Register or for more information at: https://b2life.org/
Three Commercial Districts – One Bike Trail
The Local Rapid Recovery Project highlighting Bedford Center, East Lexington, and Arlington Heights is underway! Join us for a public meeting to learn about the progress on the project and give feedback regarding next steps.

Tuesday, September 14, at 6 pm
Middlesex Turnpike Improvements Project
The Middlesex Turnpike Improvements Project is under active construction right now. Curious about what is happening next? Check out the weekly updates on the Bedford Department of Public Works website here.
MBTA 351 Bus Service Returning
MBTA Bus Route #351 service will be restored to Crosby Drive and Middlesex Turnpike in Bedford on August 30. There are adjustments to the route and schedule, which can be viewed on the MBTA website.
Contact Alyssa Sandoval, Housing and Economic Development Director, at asandoval@bedfordma.gov for questions and guidance.
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