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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Residents Invited to Jan. 27 Town Hall Meeting

The Center Under Construction

The Bedford City Council will host a Town Hall meeting on Thursday, January 27 at 6 p.m. at City Hall (2000 Forest Ridge) to gather community input regarding alternative operations options for The Center at Generations Park. During the meeting City staff ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Senior Programs Temporarily Canceled

Senior Programs Temporarily Canceled

Due to temporary staffing shortages, senior programming at Old Bedford School has been canceled through January 19. The dance, which was scheduled for tonight at the Library, is also canceled due to temporary staffing shortages. At this time, normal progr...

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Posted on: January 16, 2022

Furry Friends Invited to Smooches with Pooches

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Grab your furry best friend and head to the Bedford Bark Park (3200 Meadow Park Dr.) on Saturday, February 12 for Bedford Parks and Recreation’s Smooches with Pooches!

From 1 to 3 p.m., your pup will be spoiled with a Valentine-themed photo area,...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Bedford Road Utility Work Closures

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Heads up, drivers! Beginning Monday, January 17, crews will be making a utility repair on Bedford Road, just east of the Forest Ridge Drive intersection. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction for the duration of the work. If possible, driv...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

City, TRWD Host Backyard Composting Class

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Have you ever wanted to try composting, but don’t know how to get started? Now’s your chance! On Tuesday, February 1 at 6 p.m., join the Tarrant Regional Water District’s free online class to learn about the different ways composting can reduce waste sent...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

AT&T Installing Fiber Network Throughout City

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Just a reminder! AT&T is 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 a...
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Posted on: January 6, 2022

BPD Coffee with a Cop Returns January 26

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The Bedford Police Department is excited to kick off 2022 with the return of Coffee with a Cop! Join Bedford Police Officers on Wednesday, January 26 from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at Wood & Grain Bistro (1424 Airport Fwy) to have your questions answered and enj...

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Posted on: December 29, 2021

First Decorated Crosswalk in Bedford Complete

Painted Crosswalk in Bedford

Have you noticed some new art popping up around Bedford?

In October, the City challenged Bedford Junior High art students to create a design that would be used for the first decorated crosswalk in Bedford. From the submitted designs, a subcommittee compris...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

City Purchases 18-Acre Property to Control Its Development

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On Friday, December 17, the City of Bedford closed on the purchase of 18.5 acres located at 205, 209, and 401 N. Industrial Blvd. By purchasing this property, the City will be able to ensure that the property will be developed with the high quality that r...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Traffic Signal Box Design Winners Announced

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Seven traffic signal boxes in Bedford got a makeover! As part of the Traffic Signal Box Art Project, local artists were invited to showcase their talents and further beautify Bedford by submitting designs based on two themes, “Local Inspiration” and “Cele...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

City Creates Online Streetlight Request Form

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Anyone wishing to request a new streetlight be installed in their neighborhood may now complete the City’s new online Streetlight Request form and download the Streetlight Petition form. The Streetlight Petition form must be signed and approved ...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Community Encouraged to Sign-Up for New Emergency Notification System

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The City of Bedford recently switched to a new, enhanced emergency notification system that will help residents stay informed of a variety of events affecting Bedford. Residents have the option to sign-up for community alerts and weather alerts. Community...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Lone Spur Cafe’s First Texas Location Coming to Bedford

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Lone Spur Cafe's FIRST Texas location is opening in Bedford! Located at 2400 Airport Fwy (in the former Applebee’s), the restaurant offers cowboy-themed breakfast and lunch options, in addition to dinner hours on Friday and Saturday. Breakfast items inclu...

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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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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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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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