Alcohol Licenses

The Massachusetts Liquor Control Act places a quota or limit on the number of on-premise and off-premise licenses a town can issue. That quota is based on the population of the community as determined by the most recent federal census. Although this changes with each state census, click here for the current remaining liquor license quota for the Town of Bedford,

Click here for Alcohol Policy for Restaurants

One-Day Special Alcohol License

The Selectmen may grant a special license under MGL Chapter 138 Section 14 to the responsible manager of any indoor or outdoor activity or enterprise. If you wish to hold an event which involves the sale of alcohol, please fill out the application below and contact the Town Manager's Office at 781-275-1111. If the event is to take place in Town Center or Old Town Hall, please contact Fay Russo at 781-275-4880.

One-Day Special Alcohol License
Application for Non-Profit Organization

One-Day Special Alcohol License
Application for For-Profit Organization

For additional questions about alcohol licenses please contact the Town Manager's Office at 781-275-1111.