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The Bedford flag on display at the Bedford Public Library is the oldest known surviving intact flag in the United States. The Bedford flag on display at the Bedford Public Library is the oldest known surviving intact flag in the United States. (Wendy Maeda/Globe Staff/File 1999)
September 21, 2008

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Median home price: Single family, $486,250; Condominiums, $404,250. Residential tax rate: $11.38 Average tax rate: $6,086 Choice location: The Minuteman Bikeway starts in Bedford and runs 11 miles through Bedford, Lexington, and Arlington before ending at the Alewife T station in Cambridge. Rails-to-Trails Conservancy inducted the Minuteman Bikeway into the national Rail-Trail Hall of Fame in June. Cocktail party nugget: ... (Full article: 347 words)

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