News Flash

Posted on: July 23, 2020

Harwood Road Construction Project

Harwood Road Water Improvements

WATER IMPROVEMENTS COMING TO HARWOOD ROAD FROM THE WEST CITY LIMITS TO BEDFORDSHIRE

UPDATE 2/22/2021: Lane closures on Forest Ridge Drive will begin the week of Monday, February 22. The tie-in on Bedfordshire will begin the week of Monday, March 1.

Water sy...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Brookwood Stream and Sanitary Sewer Project

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Ark Contracting Services LLC began work on the Brookwood Stream and Sanitary Sewer Project in early November 2020. During the course of the project crews will be installing gabion baskets, gabion mattresses, concrete erosion protection, and replacing one ...

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City Spotlights
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Free Drug Take-Back Program

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The Bedford Fire Department has partnered with the Texas Department of Health and Human Services to provide a free and easy way to dispose of medication responsibly. Single Use Disposal Systems (SUDS) are a convenient and environmentally friendly way to d...

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News Flash

Posted on: November 24, 2021

Rock Island Auction Company Moving to Bedford

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On November 23, the City Council approved a measure that will help bring Rock Island Auction Company, the world’s largest fine and historic firearms and militaria auction house, to Bedford! They will be moving their headquarters into the former ...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 26, 2021

Smoothie King Now Open

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Smoothie King is now open! If you’re needing something to sip on, stop by 2200 Airport Fwy (next to the Bedford Movie Tavern) for a smoothie! Choose from countless combinations of fruits, vegetables, and nutritional enhancers to make your perfec...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Thanksgiving City Closures and Trash Delays

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All Bedford City offices, including City Hall, Municipal Court, and the Library, will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Trash, recycle, or bulk materials will NOT be picked-up on Thanksgiving Day, as ...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 20, 2021

Bedford Christmas Tree Lighting Set for December 4

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The holiday season has arrived! The City is gearing up for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 4 at Old Bedford School, 2400 School Lane. The evening will feature a holiday market, musical performances, children&r...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 21, 2021

Letters to Santa Returns Beginning November 22

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If you have a letter to Santa that needs to get to the North Pole, Bedford Parks and Recreation is here to help! Beginning Monday, November 22, visit the special North Pole Air Mailbox on the porch of the Old Bedford School (2400 School Lane) to drop off ...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Create Festive Art at Holiday Sip and Sketch

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Grab your best Santa hat or elf ears and celebrate the season with a Holiday Sip and Sketch at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, December 1 at Turning Point Beer! After the popular Halloween-themed Sip and Sketch, the City is teaming up with Turning Point Beer again f...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Restaurant and Retail Survey Results Announced

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The 2021 Restaurant and Retail Survey results are in! Check out the full report at www.bedfordtx.gov/survey, which includes the top 20 most requested retailers and restaurants, information on which communities residents shop and dine most, and more!

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News and Events
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Animal Shelter Temporarily Closed

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The Bedford Animal Shelter lobby is temporarily closed to the public and is not accepting any owner surrenders for a minimum of 10 days. Earlier today, a dog tested positive for parvovirus at the shelter. Parvo is extremely contagious and can be deadly to...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Bedford Police Clear 1986 Cold Homicide Case

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With the help of modern DNA technology, Bedford Detectives were able to solve the 1986 homicide of Janet Elaine Love. 

On April 24, 1986, Janet Love was found dead in her apartment off of L. Don Dodson Drive by two co-workers after she did not sho...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 13, 2021

Adoption Fees Waived During ‘Home for the Holidays’ Event

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 If you’ve been thinking about adding a new member to your family, the Bedford Animal Shelter is waiving all adoption fees now through Friday, December 31! View a list of all adoptable animals at www.bedfordtx.gov/animals.

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News and Events
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Santa Cops Returns

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Santa Cops is back! To spread holiday cheer, the Bedford Police Department and Bedford Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association are partnering with Christmas Providers, a non-profit organization, to help fulfill Christmas wishes for Bedford families aff...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 4, 2021

New Process for Submitting Code-Related Reports/Complaints

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As of November 8, the City’s "Better It Bedford" app will no longer be functional. This change is in preparation for the implementation of the City’s new OpenGov system in the coming months.

City staff chose the OpenGov system...

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News and Events
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Lane Closures Along Harwood Road, Brown Trail Begin Nov. 2

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Beginning Tuesday morning, November 2, there will be various lane closures along Harwood Road and Brown Trail. These closures are part of the Harwood Waterline Project, and are anticipated to last several weeks, weather permitting. If possible, drivers sh...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 29, 2021

Lane Closures at Forest Ridge and Harwood Starting Monday, Nov. 1

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Beginning Monday, November 1, there will be various lane closures at the intersection of Forest Ridge Drive and Harwood Road, moving south towards Bedford Road. If possible, drivers should take an alternative route to avoid delays.

These closures are part ...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 28, 2021

Additional Information on Parking Ordinance Changes

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Yesterday we told you about a change to several parking ordinances and it understandably sparked a lot of discussion. It is not the City’s intent for these changes to make residents feel like they will receive a ticket if they are parked on the street for...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 27, 2021

Important Parking Ordinance Changes

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Last night, the City Council approved two important ordinance changes last night that will have a significant impact on parked vehicles.

Parking on Residential Streets

On-street parking (including residential neighborhoods) has been reduced from 72 hours to...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 22, 2021

Bedford Municipal Court Offers Holiday Program to Help Clear Warrants

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During the holiday season, the City of Bedford Municipal Court is accepting a donation of $100 in non-perishable food items as an alternative to help clear outstanding warrants. Beginning Monday, October 25, defendants can call Bedford Municipal Court at ...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 4, 2021

AT&T Begins Construction for Installing Fiber Throughout City

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AT&T recently began installing fiber in certain areas throughout Bedford, as part of their five-year plan to have the entire city connected to their fiber network. Once the new service is operational, it will provide data transfer rates as fast as 1 g...

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