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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Registration Now Open for Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

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How can I help? That’s a common question people ask after a disaster. For those with the time, talent, and training, becoming a member of your local Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), is the answer.

Bedford is proud to have a well-develope...

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

BPD Teams Up with Special Olympics for Polar Plunge

Bedford officers dressed up in costumes posing for a photo at the Polar Plunge event

Are you brrrrrrrrrrrave enough? The Bedford Police Department is teaming up with Special Olympics Texas to host its first Polar Plunge event on Saturday, February 24 at The Bedford Center YMCA, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr. The polar plunge will begin at 10 a.m.,...

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Posted on: February 20, 2024

Lightning Detection System to be Installed at 3 Bedford Parks

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The City will install lightning detection systems at three Bedford parks this spring to alert park goers of severe weather in the area.

The equipment will be installed near the athletic fields at Stormie Jones Park (2700 Brasher Lane), Meadow Park (3200 Me...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024 | Last Modified on: July 23, 2021

Harris Ryals Park to Receive New Playground Equipment

rendering of the future 2-5 year old Harris Ryals Park playground with blue and yellow equipment

Harris Ryals Park, located at 2700 Cummings Drive, will be receiving 2-5 year old playground equipment this year! The playground, which will have similar colors to the existing 5-13 year old play structure at the park, will feature three slides and engine...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Wingstop Now Open in Bedford

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Wingstop is now open! Located at 2248 Central Dr. (in the same shopping center as The UPS Store and Subway), Wingstop offers all your game day favorites including your classic (bone-in) or boneless wings, chicken sandwiches, tenders, seasoned fries, and m...

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Posted on: January 27, 2024

Holi Festival of Color Returns March 9

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Celebrate color and the arrival of spring at the City’s annual Holi Festival of Color on Saturday, March 9 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Generations Park at Boys Ranch, 2801 Forest Ridge Dr.

Holi is an ancient Indian celebration that marks the beginning of...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

Crud Cruiser Hazardous Waste Disposal Returns March 9

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Crud Cruiser is coming to town! Bedford residents can dispose of household hazardous and electronic waste at the annual event beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 9 at Meadow Park Athletic Complex (3200 Meadow Park Dr.). 

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Posted on: February 3, 2024

Bleu Bear Sushi Coming Soon

outside view of the restaurant Bleu Bear Sushi with a white sign and their logo

Hold onto your soy sauce - Bleu Bear Sushi is coming soon! Located at 2807 Central Dr. (in the same shopping center as Big Lots and HTeaO), the restaurant will serve traditional Japanese and fusion-style food including classic sushi rolls, bowls, Maki and...

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Posted on: January 30, 2024

Black History Month Events at the Bedford Library

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Celebrate Black History Month with this exciting event lineup at the Bedford Public Library:

  • “City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign” Poster Exhibit: This poster exhibit examines the Poor ...
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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Bedford Police Launch Online Reporting System for Non-Emergencies

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The Bedford Police Department is making it easier to file a police report for non-emergency crimes with a new online reporting website. The online reporting system allows residents or Bedford business owners/employees to report the following crimes:

  • Crimin...
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Posted on: January 6, 2024

Time Rift Arcade Coming to Bedford

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Game on! Get ready to level up your fun when Time Rift Arcade opens its doors in Bedford this summer. Located at 2113 Harwood Rd. (next to Macarena’s Taco Spot in the Kroger shopping center), Time Rift will teleport you into a world of gaming gr...

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Posted on: December 14, 2023

City Unveils Plans for Future Senior Center

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On December 13, City staff unveiled a preliminary floor plan for the upcoming Senior Center at a Town Hall style meeting in the future facility. Last spring, the City purchased the building (formerly the Airport Area YMCA) at the southeast corner of Centr...

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Posted on: December 13, 2023

3 New Eateries Coming to Bedford

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Get ready, Bedford! Three new eateries are on their way with something for everyone to enjoy! The following new businesses will take the place of the former Cheddar’s location, at the corner of Central Drive and the Highway 121/183 westbound acc...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

City to Explore Other Opportunities to Showcase Arts Community

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During the November 7 special meeting, the City Council unanimously approved a measure signifying the City would not move forward with constructing a Performing Arts Center on the property between the Old Bedford School and the Library. Now, the City is f...

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Posted on: November 7, 2023

Bell Manor/Joiner Acres to Receive Water and Sanitary Sewer Improvements

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On Thursday, November 9, crews will begin replacing sanity sewer lines on Savannah Way, between Schumac Lane and Natchez Avenue, in the Bell Manor subdivision. Contractors will place notices on doors along Savannah Way before construction begins.

In next s...

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Posted on: November 3, 2023

BFD Citizens Fire Academy Returns Spring 2024

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The Bedford Fire Department’s Citizens Fire Academy is back! This free 10-week course gives participants an inside look at the day-to-day operations at BFD. Classes meet every Thursday beginning March 21 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. and cover a variet...

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

McDonald’s Near Pennington Field to be Torn Down, Rebuilt

Outside of McDonalds across from Pennington Field during the day.

Some BIG changes are coming to the McDonald’s across from Pennington Field (2100 Central Park Blvd.)! Next March, the existing McDonald’s will be demolished and a new one will be built in its place, complete with two drive-thru lanes, ...
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Posted on: October 15, 2023

Roy Savage Pool Art Mural Submissions Now Open

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Calling all artists! The City is now accepting proposals for a mural at Roy Savage Pool, located at 1201 Central Dr. The mural will be painted onto the pool building’s exterior brick wall that faces Central Drive. 

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