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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Local Artist Creates Mural Inside Bedford Fire Department Training Room

A mural designed at the Bedford Fire Department that includes different aspects of the department

This mural is on fire! Bedford artist Audie Pope’s design was chosen to be made into a mural inside the Bedford Texas Fire Department’s training room at Fire Station No. 1. Over the last couple of months, Audie has worked closely with ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2022

Purple Heart Traffic Signal Box Winner Announced

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Earlier this year, Bedford was honored to be named a Purple Heart City for the City’s continued support of the men and women who have selflessly served our country. The Purple Heart, the nation’s oldest military award, honors military ...

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Posted on: August 2, 2022

August 20 Special Election Information

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To fill the Place 1 vacancy on the Bedford City Council, the City will hold a Special Election on Saturday, August 20. Early voting starts on Wednesday, August 3 and will run through Tuesday, August 16.

Registered Bedford voters can cast their ballot at th...

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Posted on: August 9, 2022

Traffic Signal Box Art Project Winners Announced

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Six additional traffic boxes in Bedford recently got a makeover as part of the City’s Traffic Signal Box Art Project! Earlier this year, local artists were invited to showcase their creativity and further beautify Bedford by submitting designs b...

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Posted on: August 4, 2022

Forest Ridge Drive Repaving to Begin August 6

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UPDATE: The finish line is in sight! Milling operations have been completed along Forest Ridge Drive (between the intersections of Bedford and Harwood Roads), and repaving the road will now begin on Wednesday, August 17. There will be various lan...

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

You’re Invited to a 70s Dinner with a Side of Mystery

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Do you like solving crimes? Put your skills to the test and join us for an evening filled with food, fun, and mystery! The City, Turning Point Beer, and Keith & Margo’s Murder Mystery Texas are teaming up to host the murder mystery dinner, &...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Chief Financial Officer Caryn Riggs Promoted to Assistant City Manager

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Bedford City Manager Jimmy Stathatos promoted Chief Financial Officer Caryn Riggs to Assistant City Manager on Friday, August 5. Riggs joined the City of Bedford in March and has been overseeing the Administrative Services department, which includes finan...

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Posted on: August 5, 2022

TRWD to Host DIY Sprinkler Savings Workshops

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Interested in learning about how your sprinkler system operates and how to check for leaks? You have TWO chances to join the Tarrant Regional Water District for a free online workshop on:

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Posted on: August 3, 2022

National Night Out Returns October 4

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Block parties and hanging out with first responders? Count us in! On Tuesday, October 4 from 5 to 9 p.m., we invite all Bedford neighborhoods and homeowner associations to participate in National Night Out, a cohesive effort to promote crime prevention, p...

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Posted on: July 23, 2022

Frezko Taco Spot Coming to Bedford

Frezko Taco Shop Plated Food

Frezko Taco Spot is coming to Bedford! Located at 4105 SH-121 in the Bedford Creek Center (former Hoots Wings), Frezko Taco Shop will offer your choice of street tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and nachos, in addition to specialty items like copa de elote, ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2022

Join a Bedford Board or Commission

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Are you interested in serving your community? The City of Bedford is accepting applications for seats on various boards and commissions including:

  • Animal Shelter Advisory Board
  • Beautification Advisory Board
  • Cultural Arts Advisory Board
  • Ethics Commission
  • Librar...
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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Mayor, Council Authorizes YMCA to Operate Recreational Facility

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During the May 10 City Council meeting, Council Members unanimously approved a measure that will authorize the City Manager to enter into an agreement with the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth to operate the Center recreational facility within Generations ...

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Posted on: February 20, 2022

Sign-Up for City-Related Surveys

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Do you have one minute a month to help make Bedford better? The City of Bedford has teamed up with FlashVote, a public research platform, to gather valuable input from residents. Every couple of months, FlashVote will send a quick, one-minute survey to re...

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