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Posted on: January 30, 2023

Winter Weather Closings, Trash Updates

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Last Updated: Monday, January 30, 8:13 p.m.

A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for our area until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, February 1. 

City Facility Closures

Due to inclement weather, all non-emergency City offices and facilities will close at 3 p...

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Posted on: January 29, 2023

Mornings with the Mayor Returns February 4

Mornings with the Mayor graphic with a photo of Mayor Boyter

Rise and shine! Mornings with the Mayor returns on Saturday, February 4 at 10 a.m. at The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. Mayor Boyter will provide updates on City news and residents can have their questions addressed in one-on-one discussions....

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Posted on: January 28, 2023

Holi Festival of Colors Returns March 11

group photo of attendees from the Holi Festival of Color throwing colored powder in the air

Mark your calendars  – celebrate color and the arrival of spring at the City’s second annual Holi Festival of Color on Saturday, March 11 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.

Holi is an anci...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Submissions Open for Traffic Signal Box Art Project

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Artists! We're now accepting submissions for the next (and final!) round of traffic signal box art designs! A total of seven artist proposals will be chosen to cover seven different traffic boxes in Bedford.

Proposals will be accepted based on two...

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Posted on: January 25, 2023

Bedford Water Tower Updates

Cummings Drive water tower with text saying "Water Tower Updates"

Crews have started rehabilitation work on the water tower on Cummings Drive. They are installing the tank shroud so sandblasting operations can begin to remove the old paint coating on the tower. There is also work being done to the inside, with crews mak...

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Posted on: January 23, 2023

City Unveils ‘Maps of Memories’ Sculpture Honoring Boys Ranch Property

steel sculpture with three sides depicting various stages of the Boys Ranch property

During the ribbon cutting at The Center on Saturday, January 21, the City unveiled the “Maps of Memories” sculpture, which honors the history of the Boys Ranch property. It is located within Generations Park at Boys Ranch (2801 Forest ...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Playground at Generations Park at Boys Ranch Reopens

close up view of a play structure with a slide at the Generations Park at Boys Ranch Playground

We know you’ve been waiting for this announcement, Bedford! Construction fencing has officially come down and the playground within Generations Park at Boys Ranch (2801 Forest Ridge Dr.) has reopened. Grab the kiddos and enjoy the two play struc...

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Posted on: January 5, 2023

BPD to Host Cops and Canines 5K and 1 Mile Mutt Strut

blue background with Cops and Canines 5K logo surrounded by human footprints and dog paw prints

Grab the pups! The Bedford Police Department will host its inaugural Cops and Canines 5K and 1 mile Mutt Strut on Saturday, March 25 at Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. All proceeds from the 5K will go toward the BPD’s Benev...

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Posted on: January 14, 2023

City to Hold First ‘Art at the Park’ Art Festival May 13

logo of Art at the Park with colorful splatter background

Calling all art vendors! The City will host its first “Art at the Park” art festival on Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. 

The festival will feature live performanc...

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Posted on: December 14, 2022

Upgrades Coming to Central Park Playground

rendering of the future Central Park playground equipment with slides, swings, and play structures

The Central Park playground (1201 Central Dr.) is about to get a much-needed makeover! The new equipment, which was chosen based on being accessible to people of all abilities, will include:

  • A poured-in-place rubber surface 
  • Ramps with access to AD...
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