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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: October 19, 2021

Community Invited to Provide Feedback over Performing Arts Center Vision

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Residents are invited to view the proposed site plan for the future Bedford Performing Arts Center and provide feedback during an informal informational session from 4 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 23 in the Bedford Public Library Community Room.

City Cou...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 17, 2021

Beer, Brats, and More Returns October 23

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Beer, Brats, and More is ALMOST here! Join us in the Bedford Public Library's Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, October 23 beginning at 3 p.m. for the Bedford Public Library Foundation’s annual outdoor party of live music, good food, and drink...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Make Ghostly Creations at City’s Haunted Sip and Sketch

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Celebrate spooky season and create Halloween-inspired artwork at the first Haunted Sip and Sketch at 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 28 at Turning Point Beer, 1307 Brown Trail. For $12 a ticket, attendees will receive a sketch book, drawing pencil or pen, and...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Starbucks Drive-Thru Lane Rerouted

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The Starbucks drive-thru lane off SH 183 and Central Drive has been rerouted to provide less congestion along the access road. Cones have been placed to guide drivers to the drive-thru lane, which can be best accessed off Central Drive.

Rerouting the drive...

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News and Events
Posted on: August 21, 2021

Artist Submissions Open for Traffic Signal Box Art Project

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Calling all artists – let’s think outside the box! To further beautify Bedford, the City is launching the traffic signal box art project! This year, five artist proposals will be chosen to cover five different traffic boxes in Bedford....

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Bedford Animal Shelter Temporarily Closed

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The Bedford Animal Shelter is currently closed to the public and is not accepting any owner surrenders for a minimum of 10 days. On October 13, Animal Services staff took a dog to the vet. After showing symptoms, the dog was tested at the shelter and diag...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Community Invited to Residential Outreach Meeting

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Bedford’s Community Affairs Commission and the City of Bedford invite residents to attend the Residential Outreach Meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 27 at Movie Tavern, 2204 Airport Freeway in Bedford.

Mayor Boyter, along with City leade...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Volunteers Needed for Fall Sweep Clean-Up Event

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Join Keep Bedford Beautiful for the return of the Fall Sweep from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 23. Volunteers of ALL ages are invited to support the clean-up of City streets and parks. Check-in for individuals and groups begins at 9 a.m. at the Libra...

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News and Events
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Generations Park at Boys Ranch Temporary Sidewalk Installed

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Construction at Generations Park at Boys Ranch is moving forward and now you can enjoy walks around the lake! Steele & Freeman, the project’s construction contractor, recently poured a temporary sidewalk to complete the trail loop around the...

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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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News and Events
Posted on: September 10, 2021

‘Chalk It Up!’ Chalk Art Contest Rescheduled

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UPDATE: Unfortunately, the weather forecast is not moving in our favor and we can’t chalk in the rain. Because of the forecast, the Chalk It Up! chalk art contest has been rescheduled for Saturday, November 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at Harris Ryals ...

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News and Events
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Community Invited to Paint Rocks, Spread Kindness Through BedfordROCKS Trail Program

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Residents of all ages are invited to paint rocks with kind and positive messages for the BedfordROCKS Trail project, organized by the Bedford Beautification Commission. Commission members plan to collect painted rocks from the community over the next seve...

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News and Events
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Chief Williams' Letter to the Community

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Dear Bedford Community,

Over the last several months, the Bedford Police Department has undergone numerous positive internal changes. To mark this new chapter, we are unveiling a new patch for the department in the coming weeks. 

We have already st...

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News and Events
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Bedford Joins North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge

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Join the Beautification Commission in cleaning up Bedford! As part of the North Texas Community Cleanup Challenge, all residents, families, and groups are invited to organize events and clean up litter around the city. Now through Sunday, October 31, you ...

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News and Events
Posted on: September 24, 2021

TIRZ Creation Process Complete, Funding to Assist Bedford Commons Development

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During the recent Tarrant County College District Board of Trustees meeting, members voted to join the City of Bedford and Tarrant County in participation of the Bedford Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) #1. This was the final step in the TIRZ creati...

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News and Events
Posted on: September 25, 2021

Bedford Restaurant Directory Now Available

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Looking for somewhere to eat out tonight? Visit our brand-new Bedford restaurant directory at www.bedfordtx.gov/restaurants for a list of all restaurants along with their address, phone number, and website links. This list will be updated, as needed.

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