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Posted on: November 28, 2022

'Tis the Holiday Season in Bedford

Bedford Christmas Tree lit up with text saying "December Lineup"

The holiday season has arrived in Bedford! We’re kicking off the most wonderful time of the year with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Saturday, December 3 at Old Bedford School (2400 School Lane).

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

Celebrate the Holiday Season at the Bedford Christmas Tree Lighting Dec. 3

Bedford Christmas tree lit up at night with Old Bedford School in the background

The most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner! The City is gearing up for the annual Bedford Christmas Tree Lighting from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, December 3 at Old Bedford School, 2400 School Lane. The evening will feature a holiday mark...

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Posted on: November 23, 2022

Bedford Fire Department Toy Drive Returns

toys lined up along the back wall at the Bedford Fire Department for the annual Toy Drive

The Bedford Fire Department is hosting their annual Toy Drive beginning Monday, November 28. 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 ...

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Posted on: November 19, 2022

Send Letters to Santa through North Pole Air Mailbox at OBS

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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! Now through December 5, visit the special North Pole Air Mailbox on the porch of the Old Bedford School (2400 School Lane) to drop off your le...

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Posted on: November 26, 2022

Create Festive Art at Holiday Sip and Sketch

graphic with grinch hand holding an ornament with beer inside of it for the Holiday Sip and Sketch

Grab your best Santa hat, elf, or reindeer ears and celebrate the season with a Holiday Sip and Sketch at 6 p.m. on Thursday, December 15 at Turning Point Beer! We’re teaming up with the brewery for an evening of festive art-making that is sure ...

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Posted on: November 13, 2022

City of Bedford Communications Division Wins 2 State Awards for Video Production

photo of two trophies lined up on the fountain at Bedford City Hall

City Hall just got some new hardware! Bedford's Communications Division recently won two awards for City-produced videos at the annual Texas Association of Telecommunications Officers and Advisors (TATOA) conference in McAllen. These are the firs...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

And the Winning Water Tower Design is...

Cummings Water Tower Design

Your votes mattered! Last night, the Mayor and Council unanimously chose Design No. 2 as the final design for the upcoming Cummings Drive Water Tower rehabilitation project. Design No. 2 garnered more than 50 percent of the votes when the City polled resi...

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Posted on: November 9, 2022

Spread Holiday Cheer through BPD’s Santa Cops Program

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To spread holiday cheer, the Bedford Police Department is partnering with the Christmas Providers nonprofit organization to help fulfill Christmas wishes for Bedford families affected by unfortunate circumstances. Through Bedford PD’s Santa Cops...

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Posted on: November 2, 2022

Progress Being Made on 18-Acre Property in Bedford

photo of the outside building of the Campus West Property in Bedford

City staff has been working closely with a developer to bring a new mixed-use project to the 18.5 acres of property purchased by the City last December, located at 205 N. Industrial Blvd. (More information on the purchase)

Design

The site design is taking s...

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Posted on: November 3, 2022

Applications Being Accepted for Youth in Government Program

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Calling all parents! The HEB Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications for its 2023 Youth in Government program. The program was developed by the Chamber to engage young people in city government while providing multiple scholarships to deserving ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2022

Improvements to Cheek-Sparger Road on the Horizon

close up of a stop sign with a street sign on top saying Cheek-Sparger Road

Improvements to Cheek-Sparger Road are on the horizon! The City of Colleyville is heading up this project and while there are no definitive start dates yet, here’s what’s to come:

Scope

Between the Bedford Road and Heritage Avenue inters...

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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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