1. Rock Island Auction House Rendering

    Rock Island Auction Company Moving to Bedford

    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! Read on...
  2. outside of Bedford Smoothie King

    Smoothie King Now Open

    If you’re needing something to sip on, stop by 2200 Airport Fwy for a smoothie! Read on...
  3. Thanksgiving Reminders graphic

    Thanksgiving City Closures and Trash Delays

    All Bedford City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 in observance of Thanksgiving. Read on...
  4. Christmas Tree at Old Bedford School lighted up

    Bedford Christmas Tree Lighting Set for December 4

    The City is gearing up for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting! Read on...
  5. Letters to Santa Graphic

    Letters to Santa Returns Beginning November 22

    Beginning Monday, November 22, visit the special North Pole Air Mailbox on the porch of the Old Bedford School to drop off your letter to Santa. Read on...
  6. Holiday Sip and Sketch graphic

    Create Festive Art at Holiday Sip and Sketch

    Grab your best Santa hat or elf ears and celebrate the season with a Holiday Sip and Sketch on Wednesday, December 1 at Turning Point Beer. Read on...
  7. Restaurant and Retail Survey Results graphic

    Restaurant and Retail Survey Results Announced

    The 2021 Restaurant and Retail Survey results are in! Read on...
  8. Animal Shelter Temporarily Closed graphic

    Animal Shelter Temporarily Closed

    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. Read on...
  9. Janet Love and Ray Chapa

    Bedford Police Clear 1986 Cold Homicide Case

    With the help of modern DNA technology, Bedford Detectives were able to solve the 1986 homicide of Janet Elaine Love. Read on...
  10. graphic with animals in Christmas attire and text saying &#34Home for the Holidays&#34

    Adoption Fees Waived During ‘Home for the Holidays’ Event

    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. Read on...
  11. Santa Cops graphic with logo and a red bow

    Santa Cops Returns

    To spread holiday cheer, the BPD and Bedford Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association are partnering with Christmas Providers to help fulfill Christmas wishes for Bedford families affected by unfortunate circumstances. Read on...
  12. Code Complaints new online form graphic

    New Process for Submitting Code-Related Reports/Complaints

    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. Read on...
  13. Harwood Road and Brown Trail Closures graphic with traffic cones

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

    Beginning Tuesday morning, November 2, there will be various lane closures along Harwood Road and Brown Trail. Read on...
  14. Forest Ridge Waterline Project graphic

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

    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. Read on...
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    Additional Information on Parking Ordinance Changes

    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 Read on...
  16. Parking Ordinance Changes Graphic

    Important Parking Ordinance Changes

    Last night, the City Council approved two important ordinance changes last night that will have a significant impact on parked vehicles. Read on...
  17. Warrant Holiday Program graphic

    Bedford Municipal Court Offers Holiday Program to Help Clear Warrants

    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. Read on...
  18. text saying AT&T Begins Construction for Installing Fiber Throughout City with a map

    AT&T Begins Construction for Installing Fiber Throughout City

    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. Read on...
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