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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Mornings with the Mayor Returns December 4

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Come hang out with Mayor Boyter (and your neighbors) during the next Mornings with the Mayor at 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 4 at the Bedford Public Library. Mayor Boyter will provide some updates on City news and residents can have their questions addre...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Fire Department Holds Annual Toy Drive

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The Bedford Fire Department will hold its annual Toy Drive beginning Wednesday, December 1. All toy donations will be given to the North East Emergency Distribution Center (NEED) to help local families this Christmas.

All new and unwrapped toys (for any ag...

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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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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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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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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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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!

What&a...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Bedford Police Clear 1986 Cold Homicide Case

Janet Love and Ray Chapa

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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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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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Santa Cops Returns

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UPDATE (November 30): Because of the generous outpour of support by the Bedford community, ALL of our Santa Cops wishes have been fulfilled! Our Santa Cops program would not happen without the people and businesses of this great community! Thank you for h...

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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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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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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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