The Town of Bedford is located within easy access to Boston and Cambridge as well as jobs along Route 128, it offers a variety of attractive historical, recreational and service features, and has earned the reputation of having one of the best public school systems in Massachusetts.
Incorporated in 1729, Bedford has a rich history, which is celebrated throughout the year and a point of pride for residents — including the oldest flag in the country, among other artifacts. The town is also very conscious of conservation and has saved rivers, ponds, fields and forests saved as green spaces to be enjoyed by all.
Bedford boasts a AAA bond rating and its schools regularly place in the lists of top schools in Massachusetts. The town is a five-time winner of the 100 Best Communities for Young People designation awarded by America’s Promise Alliance.
There are many open spaces with walking trails and bikeways as well as athletic fields and parks for recreation. tennis, softball, baseball, football, soccer, and skating are just some of the sports available to young and old alike. And there are no extra fees for school buses or student sports activities!
Bedford is located close enough to Boston that many residents work within the city limits and commute. This proximity also makes it possible to slip into town for the cultural activities or to sample the night-life and still be home at a decent hour!