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Posted on: June 13, 2021

Pet Food Drive Results

Pet Food Drive Results Graphic

Thanks to your generosity, the Animal Shelter received 300 pounds of dog and 64 pounds of cat food during their recent pet food drive, when adoption fees were waived in exchange for bags of pet food. In addition 10 dogs and four cats were adopted during t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2021

Second Phase of Harwood Waterline Improvement Project Begins June 14

Harwood Waterline Project Phase 2 Map

Starting Monday, June 14, crews will begin work on the second phase of the Harwood Waterline Project, which will extend the project and lane closures west to the Spring Grove Drive.

In addition, traffic will shift to the west side of the road at the Harwo...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Fireworks Show Scheduled for July Fourth

Fourth of July Fireworks graphic

The City will put on a fireworks display on Sunday, July 4 starting at 10 p.m. This year is unique in that even though the fireworks will be shot off from Generations Park at Boys Ranch, there will not be any designated place to view them since the park i...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Comparing Rainfall Total Data for DFW Area

Rainfall Totals

Curious about how this year’s rainfall levels compare with previous years’ totals? According to the National Weather Service (https://www.weather.gov/fwd/dmoprecip), 2021 is the only the 8th wettest year through May, since 2000. Althou...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Tips for Controlling the Mosquito Population

Mosquito Biting Person

To help keep this streak going, we need your help. Here are some suggestions to keep mosquitoes from breeding around your property:
  • Check your property for standing water such as saucers under potted plants, roof gutters, flat roofs, old tires, toys, garba...
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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Roy Savage Pool Now Open for Summer

close up of the Roy Savage Pool

Summer has officially arrived – Roy Savage Pool at Central Park is now open! Located at 1200 Central Dr., the recently refurbished pool offers open swim from 1 to 6 p.m. daily! General admission is $2 and cash or credit will be accepted.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

Streets Scheduled for Resurfacing

Road Resurfacing

This summer, several streets are scheduled to be resurfaced. The entire project will encompass over 44,000 square yards of new, smoother roadways. The streets that will receive an upcoming makeover are:

  • Dora Street, from Phyllis St. to the end of the road
  • R...
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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Municipal Court Holds School Supply Drive During June and July

Bottles of glue

During June and July, the City of Bedford Municipal Court is accepting a donation of $100 in school supplies as an alternative to help clear outstanding warrants. Beginning Tuesday, June 1, defendants can call Bedford Municipal Court at 817-952-2152 to ob...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Bedford Named No. 24 ‘Safest City in Texas’

a police officer and a firefighter standing with their backs turned from the camera

Bedford is the No. 24 “Safest City in Texas,” according to Safety.com, an online tool dedicated to researching safety providers, products, services, and news. Researchers based the findings off many key factors, including crime rates, cost of liv...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

New Construction Project Webpages Added

Photo of Public Woks Employees Working

Happy National Public Works Week! ?? Throughout this week, City staff will highlight the important job our Public Works Department does in the community.
On our first day, we wanted to start off with some important news. There are several new Construction...
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Posted on: May 16, 2021

Door-to-Door Solicitor Information

Orange solicitor vest

Just a reminder, residents may experience an increase in door-to-door solicitation as the weather warms up. If you encounter a solicitor at your front door, they must be wearing a City of Bedford-issued solicitor traffic safety vest and a visible solicito...
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