Get Your Free Flu Shot

Headlines, News, Public Health
With flu season is in full swing, Open Arms Health Clinic, 3921 W. Green Oaks Blvd., will hold a free flu shot clinic on Monday, February 3 from 4:30-6:30 p. m. Adults ages 18-65 are eligible to receive a free flu shot. Open Arms Health Clinic provides free health health care to…
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Capital Needs Proposals Accepted by AISD Trustees

Capital Needs Proposals Accepted by AISD Trustees

Arlington ISD, Headlines, News
The AISD Board of Trustees tonight accepted recommendations from the Capital Needs Steering Committee for prioritized facility and other identified capital needs through 2019 to support the district’s strategic plan.“The recommendations presented by the Capital Needs Steering Committee include items to move the district toward its strategic plan goal of…
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Arlington’s Weekend Buzz – Jan. 31-Feb. 2

Arlington’s Weekend Buzz – Jan. 31-Feb. 2

News
Explore Arlington WildlifeDiscover the habits and adaptations of the city’s native animals during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist this Saturday at River Legacy Science Center. The observation begins at 1 p. m. Space is limited, so RSVP to 817-860-6752. Admission is free. A Few Laughs for the AdultsVeteran…
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Naturally Fun Group Fitness Classes

Naturally Fun Group Fitness Classes

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Working out with Naturally Fun has some serious benefits. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide variety of programs to serve your fitness needs, and there has never been a better time than now to join. Save with one of our new Spring Fitness Discounts. FITNESS MEMBERSHIPSEnjoy our fitness and…
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AARP Tax Aide 2014

AARP Tax Aide 2014

Community, Headlines, News
AARP Tax-Aide is a free, confidential service which prepares tax returns and answers tax questions. AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will be in the Arlington libraries from February 1, 2014 until April 14, 2014 (see specific locations, dates, and times below) to help low- and middle-income taxpayers (with special attention to those age…
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Golden PAWS February Senior Pet – Meet Skylar

Golden PAWS February Senior Pet – Meet Skylar

Animal Services, Golden Paws, News
Meet Skylar, the featured Golden PAWS senior pet! Skylar is a young 11 years old, full of love, life and vigor! Some cats live to be 24 years old, so Skylar has many more years of love to bring you! Skylar is a beautiful female shorthair Dilute Calico. She weighs…
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AFD/AISD Partnership Wins Statewide Award

AFD/AISD Partnership Wins Statewide Award

Arlington ISD, Fire, Headlines, News
Arlington Fire Department and Arlington ISD received a Texas Education Partnership award Tuesday during the Texas Association of Partners in Education (TAPE) Luncheon and Annual Meeting in Austin. The AFD/AISD Fire Academy was named the TAPE Partnership Gold Award winner in the Partnership Program Innovation category, beating out 65 other nominees.…
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Martin High School to Host Empty Bowls Project Event

Martin High School to Host Empty Bowls Project Event

Arlington ISD, Community, News
The Martin High School Ceramics III art class has organized the first-ever Empty Bowls Project event at the school, and the class will host the event as a community service project from 6 to 7:30 p. m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, in the school cafeteria. The Empty Bowls Project, started by the…
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Dance and Art Worlds Converge at AMA Exhibit

Dance and Art Worlds Converge at AMA Exhibit

Arlington ISD, Community, News
The Martin High School Ceramics III art class has organized the first-ever Empty Bowls Project event at the school, and the class will host the event as a community service project from 6 to 7:30 p. m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, in the school cafeteria. The Empty Bowls Project, started by the…
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UTA’s Dowell Named Sun Belt Player of the Week

UTA’s Dowell Named Sun Belt Player of the Week

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
UT Arlington senior guard Reger Dowell was named Sun Belt Conference Player of the Week on Monday by both the Sun Belt and College Sports Madness. Dowell led the Mavericks to a perfect 2-0 week by averaging a team-high 21.5 points in wins over Troy and South Alabama. The senior guard…
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Register Now for February Tennis Clinics!

Register Now for February Tennis Clinics!

News
The Arlington Tennis Center is ready to help you reach your tennis goals in 2014! Our Spring clinics with loads of individualized instruction start at just $24! Our next round of camps and clinics begin the first week of February, with convenient dates and times for all ages and ability…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Ruthie

Dog of the Week – Meet Ruthie

Dog of the Week, News
Would you like a fun loving new member for your family? Meet Ruthie, a beautiful 40 pound Lab Retriever mix that is about three years old. Ruthie has a neat trick, in that she can jump straight up, lifting all four paws off the ground at the same time! Ruthie…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Boots

Cat of the Week – Meet Boots

Cat of the Week, News
Meet Boots! Boots is the Arlington Animal Services Cat of the Week! Boots is a gorgeous female Tuxedo kitty, approximately five years old, and she weighs 6.8 pounds. She is spayed and front declawed! Boots needs to be an inside-only cat since she is front declawed. She came into the…
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Arlington Getting New Rehabilitation Hospital

Arlington Getting New Rehabilitation Hospital

Community, Highlights, News, Public Health
A new hospital is coming to Arlington. Texas Health Resources, Methodist Health System and Centerre Healthcare Corp. of Nashville are joining forces to build a 40-bed hospital in southern Arlington. Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Arlington will serve patients recovering from strokes and other brain or spinal cord injuries, amputations and other…
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Arlington Lofts One Step Closer to Approval

Arlington Lofts One Step Closer to Approval

Business, Community, Headlines, News
The Arlington City Council approved the first reading for the second largest student apartment complex in the city. The Arlington Lofts will be built on West Abram Street where the Catalina Apartments currently stand. The Catalinas are a 45-year-old complex with 120 units. The council voted six to three to approve…
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Animal Services Helps Welcome New Pet Store with Mobile Adoptions

Animal Services Helps Welcome New Pet Store with Mobile Adoptions

Animal Services, Community, Headlines, News
Arlington city officials and members from the Animal Services Center helped give a warm welcome to Pet Supermarket as they opened their first Texas location on Saturday. There were free giveaways, low-cost veterinarian services a pet fashion show, and a visit from the new Animal Services Mobile Pet Adoption vehicle.“We…
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AISD Engages Future Parents, Students Through Technology

AISD Engages Future Parents, Students Through Technology

Arlington ISD, Highlights, News
The Arlington Independent School District is launching a citywide initiative to engage future parents and students through a series of online instructional videos that focus on literacy, math and oral language development. Research shows that 85 percent of prekindergarten parents are online at least once a day, and this program…
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Annual Breakfast Celebrates Youth

Annual Breakfast Celebrates Youth

Headlines, News, Police
At the Ninth Annual Youth Collaboration Breakfast, Assistant Police Chief Lauretta Hill challenged the Arlington community to continue making emotional deposits in our youth. She encouraged adults to fill children’s minds with possibilities that allow them to achieve and dream big.“No one made it here today without someone believing in…
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Advancing the Dream in Arlington and Beyond

Advancing the Dream in Arlington and Beyond

Community, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
For 25 years the annual Arlington MLK celebration focused on sharing the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This year, the focus changed to advancing his dream. Guests filled the UT Arlington Bluebonnet Ballroom for the Advancing the Dream Banquet Jan. 17, day one of this year’s four-day MLK celebration. Keynote…
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Fifth Birthday Celebration a Purr-fectly Wonderful Success!

Fifth Birthday Celebration a Purr-fectly Wonderful Success!

Animal Services, Highlights, News
The Animal Services Center’s birthday celebration on Saturday, January 18 was brimming with “happy” as 43 homeless pets found new beginnings. Twenty stray and four foster pets were adopted into new homes, and 19 pets rescued. A steady flow of guests to the center requesting to personally “meet and greet” with adoptable…
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New Senior Living Facility Coming to Arlington

New Senior Living Facility Coming to Arlington

Community, Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Arlington City Council members gave the go-ahead Tuesday night to build a new senior living community in the city. Arlington resident Thean Lye Koay, along with three other nurses, will build a 100-unit Highland Senior Living community on East Arbrook Boulevard near Collins Street. Koay and his partners currently own home…
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Meet Our Student-Athlete of the Month: Brant Cook

Meet Our Student-Athlete of the Month: Brant Cook

Arlington ISD, Highlights, News
Brant Cook, a member of the swim, track and cross country teams at Bowie High School, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s January Student-Athlete of the Month. Brant, who holds school records in several swimming events, also maintains a 3.3 GPA (on a 4 point scale). He says he…
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New AISD Partnership Seeks to Tackle Truancy

New AISD Partnership Seeks to Tackle Truancy

Arlington ISD, Highlights, News
The Arlington ISD is partnering with Tarrant County Juvenile Services to implement the Attendance Improvement Project, a program that will target youth who are found to be chronically absent from the first to eighth grade on identified campuses. Tarrant County Juvenile Services was awarded a prevention and intervention grant totaling $369,605…
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Weekend Buzz: January 24-26

Weekend Buzz: January 24-26

News
Arlington Alliance for the Youth Hosts Youth Collaboration BreakfastThe annual youth collaboration breakfast is set for January 24. “Helping the youth reach their full potential” is their unwavering purpose. The breakfast venue is in the Arlington ISD Mac Bern Professional Development Center at 1111 W. Arbrook Blvd. Guests will enjoy…
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On Call with APD’s Human Trafficking Coordinator

On Call with APD’s Human Trafficking Coordinator

Highlights, News, Police
During the month of January, the Arlington Police Department puts the spotlight on a crime that crosses national and international borders. The crime is called human trafficking. By definition it is the exploitation of an individual through force, fraud or coercion. It involves the recruitment, harboring or transporting of a person…
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Foster Pet Program is Saving Lives!

Foster Pet Program is Saving Lives!

Animal Services, Community, Highlights, News
Volunteers in the Animal Services Center’s Foster Pet Program are dedicated. This may be the understatement of the year. Applause and joyful expressions filled the ASC’s community room on January 15, as this awesome group of volunteers learned the full scope of their contributions during the past year. Foster Pet Coordinator…
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Arlington, NCAA Begin Countdown

Arlington, NCAA Begin Countdown

The first game of the 2014 Final Four tips in 73 daysAre you ready for some championship basketball?The North Texas Local Organizing Committee and members of the NCAA Division I men’s Committee began the final countdown to the 2014 Men’s Final Four with a “Tip-off” news conference Wednesday at AT&T…
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Registration Underway for Arlington ISD Parent University

Registration Underway for Arlington ISD Parent University

Arlington ISD, Highlights, News
Arlington ISD Parent University is offering a free educational opportunity for the parents/guardians of AISD students as a way of discovering skills to support their children in school. Through a series of workshops and videos designed to refine specific student-support skill sets, Arlington ISD Parent University participants will acquire knowledge…
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Arlington Considering New Brand Initiative

Arlington Considering New Brand Initiative

Government, Headlines, News
Last summer, Arlington City Council directed city staff to work in conjunction with Experience Arlington to establish a unifying brand for the City that could be utilized in the way the City communicates with its residents, visitors and businesses. Mindset Inc.’s Jeff Miraglia was hired as a consultant to help in…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Skylar

Cat of the Week – Meet Skylar

Cat of the Week, News
Meet Skylar, Arlington Animal Services’ Cat of the Week! Skylar is an amazing cat with so much to offer! Skylar was brought to the shelter on January 15, 2014, and is 11 years old. Some would call this a senior kitty, but Skylar acts nothing like a senior! She is…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Manches

Dog of the Week – Meet Manches

Dog of the Week, News
Hi everyone, my name is Manches, and I am one of the most adorable pets currently residing at the Arlington Animal Services Center – at least, that’s what all the staff and volunteers say about me! I am a one year old, tricolor Terrier mix male and weigh 16 pounds.…
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Sign Up to Volunteer During NCAA Final Four in Arlington

Sign Up to Volunteer During NCAA Final Four in Arlington

Final Four, Highlights, News, Sports
With the 2014 NCAA North Texas Four at AT&T Stadium only four months away, organizers are searching for 2,000 volunteers to help with game-related events around the region. Volunteers will assist with activities such as youth basketball clinics in Arlington and Fort Worth, the March Madness Music Festival and Bracket Town…
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Animal Services Paw-tnerships are Growing!

Animal Services Paw-tnerships are Growing!

Animal Services, Headlines, News
Pet adoptions are in focus with growing community partnerships in the City of Arlington. The city’s newest pet store, Pet Supermarket® is having a grand opening celebration with festivities on Saturday, January 25 that you do not want to miss. The new Animal Services Mobile Pet Adoption unit made possible by…
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New “Enhance Regional Mobility” Newsletter Available

New “Enhance Regional Mobility” Newsletter Available

Highlights, News
Arlington’s goal is to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of transportation connections within and beyond the City’s borders. As a way of updating residents, the City of Arlington publishes the Enhance Regional Mobility quarterly newsletter to track progress, measure achievements and highlight what the City is spending and what work…
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Arlington Parks Offering Preschool Programs

Arlington Parks Offering Preschool Programs

Community, Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Preschool Playhouse Description: This classroom environment is perfect for learning and preparing your youngsters for school. Each month will be dedicated to different subject, including colors, shapes, numbers, letters and much more. Your child will experience and explore with other classmates through crafts, songs, stories games and other fun activities. Details: Ages…
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Weekend Buzz: January 17-19

Weekend Buzz: January 17-19

Community, News
Arlington Music Hall Presents: Daily & VincentHear Daily & Vincent, one of the top Bluegrass bands in the country, during their one-night performance at Arlington Music hall on Friday, January 17 at 7:30 p. m. From the very beginning of their partnership in 2007, Jamie Dailey and Darrin Vincent quickly established…
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MLK Jr. Holiday Closings on Monday, January 20

MLK Jr. Holiday Closings on Monday, January 20

Government, News
The Arlington City Hall, City Office Tower and many City of Arlington administrative offices will be closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 20. Regular hours of business will resume at 8 a. m. Tuesday, January 21. What’s Closed: City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court Arlington Animal…
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Arlington Holds Third Tele-Town Hall Meeting

Arlington Holds Third Tele-Town Hall Meeting

Government, Highlights, News
Thursday night, Arlington held its third tele-town hall meeting. The hour long meeting was hosted by Mayor Pro-Tempore Kathryn Wilemon. Wilemon represents District 4, and all of the registered voters with a home phone in her district were called to participate. More than 10,000 calls were placed with more than 2,800…
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January 2014 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Highlights, News, On Call - Inside The Blue
This month, the spotlight is on Human Trafficking. In the January issue of On Call, read what is being done in north Texas to combat human trafficking. Also in this issue, Arlington welcomes 23 new officers, community calendar items and crime prevention highlights from police districts. Read the On Call newsletter. Read…
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Water Quality Update

Water Quality Update

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Arlington Water Utilities has been notified by Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD) that supply from Cedar Creek, the preferred source of supply to the City of Arlington, has been restored as of Wednesday, Jan. 15. It should take several days for the supply lines and balancing reservoir to Arlington’s Kubala treatment…
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Arlington Unveils New Sign Toppers to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Arlington Unveils New Sign Toppers to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Highlights, Mayor & Council, News, Public Works
It was a scene that would have made Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proud – community leaders of all colors gathering at the intersection of Abram and Center streets in downtown Arlington to unveil a new sign to honor his legacy. Mayor Robert Cluck praised the committee – which featured City…
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Spring Swim Classes Now Available

Spring Swim Classes Now Available

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Spring Swim lessons are officially available. Arlington Aquatic’s Learn to Swim program offers customers of all ages the opportunity to enjoy swim lessons on weekend and weeknights. Naturally Fun offers numerous private and group classes, a variety of schedule times and lessons for all ages to meet your needs and learn…
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Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sign to be Unveiled

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. Sign to be Unveiled

Community, News
In addition to numerous events scheduled around the City this week, the City of Arlington will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with commemorative signs installed at sixteen intersections along Center Street from Randol Mill Road to Pioneer Parkway. The six-foot sign was a collaborative effort between the City of…
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Two Construction Projects Underway to Improve Drainage

Two Construction Projects Underway to Improve Drainage

Headlines, News, Public Works, Traffic Update
Two construction projects are underway in the City of Arlington to improve drainage in different neighborhoods. These projects will also affect daily traffic. Arbrook-Melear Drainage Project to Cause Road ClosureDue to the construction of the Arbrook-Melear Drainage Project, Arbrook Blvd. from Bowen Road to Melear Drive will be closed to through…
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Stop the Flu In Its Tracks!

Stop the Flu In Its Tracks!

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Health
The flu continues to make its way through Texas, with local health officials this week citing more reports of people infected with the virus and warning that area residents are now at risk for infection. That’s why the Arlington Fire Department’s produced a new video featuring several easy-to-follow flu prevention tips. “With…
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Animal Services Holds National Dress Up Your Pet Day Photo Contest

Animal Services Holds National Dress Up Your Pet Day Photo Contest

Animal Services, Community, Headlines
In celebration of National Dress Up Your Pet Day (January 14), Arlington Animal Services is having a Dress Up Your Pet photo contest!Submit your best photo of your dog or cat in their finest outfit! The photo receiving the most votes will be awarded a gift basket from Pet Supermarket® at…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Cathy

Dog of the Week – Meet Cathy

Dog of the Week, News
Happy January! I’m Cathy and I’m the chosen Dog of the Week for Arlington Animal Services. I’m looking for a home with a family who will love me forever as much as I will love them! I’m a pretty sweet little girl, and I’m really not sure how I ended up getting lost but I feel really…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Krissy

Cat of the Week – Meet Krissy

Cat of the Week, News
“Purrrrrrr!” I’m Krissy, the chosen Cat of the Week for Arlington Animal Services. I’m a lovable Lynx Point Siamese Mix with White/Grey and Cream coloring and am approximately two years old. I have a really loving personality and enjoy being held and making “biscuits” on your arms while you pet…
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Source Water Changes Producing Different Odor and Taste

Source Water Changes Producing Different Odor and Taste

Health, News, Public Health
Arlington Water Utilities and the Fort Worth Water Department are experiencing changes in the taste and odor of their drinking water. For Arlington, the entire city is impacted. For Fort Worth, it is the water coming from the Rolling Hills and Westside water treatment plants. Both water utilities assure their…
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AISD Receives State Approval to Establish an Early College High School

AISD Receives State Approval to Establish an Early College High School

Arlington ISD, Highlights, News, Tarrant County College
The Texas Education Agency today announced the approval for Arlington ISD to open an early college high school in partnership with the Tarrant County College Southeast Campus. The school will open in August 2014 at TCC Southeast. The campus will allow 100 AISD students each year to earn a high school…
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Arlington MLK 25th Anniversary Celebration Begins Jan. 17, Art and Essay Winners are Announced

Arlington MLK 25th Anniversary Celebration Begins Jan. 17, Art and Essay Winners are Announced

Community, Headlines, News
The Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration has reached a milestone. This year, the Arlington community commemorates 25 years of MLK celebrations. The Arlington MLK Celebration started in 1989 with a worship service on Dr. King’s birthday at First United Methodist Church. The celebration has since evolved into one of the…
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Rangers Lower Ticket Prices, Partner with Jack Daniel’s

Rangers Lower Ticket Prices, Partner with Jack Daniel’s

Highlights, News, Sports
Rangers Announce Upgrades, New Ticket Prices and New Partner Looking to save a few bucks on Texas Rangers tickets this season? If so, here’s some good news for fans: the club is reducing the price of advance individual tickets on more than 90 percent of the seats at Rangers Ballpark…
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Tickets on Sale for UT Arlington’s First Pitch Fundraiser

Tickets on Sale for UT Arlington’s First Pitch Fundraiser

Headlines, News, Press Releases, Sports
Sponsorship packages are available and tickets are on sale for the First Pitch Fundraiser on Jan. 17, featuring former Texas Rangers CEO and Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan. Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is hosting the event at the Capital 1 Club at 6:30 p. m.UT Arlington coach Darin Thomas will look back on the 2013 season,…
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Arlington Municipal Airport Gets $200,000 Grant for Development Study

Arlington Municipal Airport Gets $200,000 Grant for Development Study

Aviation, Headlines, News
Located in the southern part of the city, the Arlington Municipal Airport could soon get a facelift, thanks to a $200,000 grant from the Texas Department of Transportation’s Aviation Division. Airport officials say the money will be used to create a 10-year development plan that will highlight what improvements are needed…
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Check out the Weekend Buzz: January 10-12

Check out the Weekend Buzz: January 10-12

Arts & Culture, News
Explore the MoonImmerse yourself in a race to return to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. See how a competition among privately funded international teams is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration. Learn about the Moon’s resources and discover what humanity’s future on the Moon…
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Arlington Needs Members for Citizens Bond Committee

Arlington Needs Members for Citizens Bond Committee

Government, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is looking for a few good citizens to serve on a local committee, one that will impact projects within the City. If you are ready to serve, there is still time to apply for the Citizens Bond Committee. The purpose of the committee is to review possible…
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Anderson Cooper Coming to UT Arlington

Anderson Cooper Coming to UT Arlington

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
Tickets for the February 10 Maverick Speakers Series appearance of CNN anchor Anderson Cooper go on sale Thursday, January 16 at utatickets. com. Cooper’s appearance is scheduled for 7:30 p. m. at UT Arlington’s College Park Center, 601 Spaniolo Drive. Individuals who held general or preferred tickets to the original November 11 lecture…
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Six Flags Over Texas Hosts Annual Job Fair

Six Flags Over Texas Hosts Annual Job Fair

Entertainment, Highlights, News, Press Releases
Theme park expects to hire 1,000 seasonal employees for 2014 season Six Flags Over Texas will host its primary job fair for the 2014 season beginning Saturday, January 11. Six Flags Over Texas is rated among the top 80 Distinguished Employers of Fort Worth Teens and according to the popular…
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Great Southwest Parkway to Get Facelift, Public Input Needed

Great Southwest Parkway to Get Facelift, Public Input Needed

News, Public Works
Changes are coming to Great Southwest Parkway and the public has a chance to influence the redesign. Arlington’s Department of Public Works and Transportation is hosting a project briefing at 6 p. m. Thursday at Arlington City Hall, 101 W. Abram Street, to share information about the design plans for improvements to…
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Volunteers Still Needed for Arlington’s Homeless Count

Volunteers Still Needed for Arlington’s Homeless Count

News
Take the time to volunteer for Arlington’s Homeless Count Night on January 23, and make a difference for our community and those in need. The Arlington Housing Authority is looking for volunteers to go out and survey homeless individuals in several designated geographic areas throughout the city. The Homeless Count Night is an…
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NCAA Final Four ‘DreamCourt’ Coming to Arlington

Final Four, Headlines, News, Sports
The NCAA, in partnership with the Nancy Lieberman Foundation and WorldVentures Foundation, has selected the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington to build a special Final Four “DreamCourt” at the East Branch. The East Branch Boys and Girls Club sits on City property at 2011 Wynn Terrace. Kids will be able…
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‘Artists in Motion’ Exhibit at AMA

‘Artists in Motion’ Exhibit at AMA

Arts & Culture, Headlines, News
Beautiful costumes worn by members of Texas Ballet Theater and Dance Theatre of Arlington, along with artwork from local artist Donray, will be on display at the new Artists in Motion exhibit running January 11-February 16 at the Arlington Museum of Art, 201 W. Main Street. This new exhibit features the…
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Library Holds Health Insurance Marketplace Informational Session

Library Holds Health Insurance Marketplace Informational Session

Headlines, Library, Public Health
Need some help navigating the new Health Insurance Marketplace? The Arlington Public Library, in partnership with United Way of Tarrant County, is providing informational sessions about the Affordable Health Care Act and enrollment for health insurance. Certified Navigators from United Way will be available to answer questions and assist with…
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Andrea Roy is Guest Speaker for Women’s Alliance Kickoff Event

Andrea Roy is Guest Speaker for Women’s Alliance Kickoff Event

News, Planning & Development Services
The Women’s Alliance of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce invites you to their annual kickoff event to be held Tuesday, Jan. 7 at 5 p. m. at Theatre Arlington, 305 W. Main Street with guest speaker Andrea Roy, economic development specialist for the City of Arlington. Roy will talk about the City’s…
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Cat of the Week – Meet Tinsel

Cat of the Week – Meet Tinsel

Cat of the Week, News
Meet Tinsel, Arlington Animal Services’ Cat of the Week! Want to meet the most outgoing cat in the entire shelter? Tinsel is your boy! Tinsel is a big orange fluffy male Tabby adult cat. He is approximately one to two years old. He weighs around 10 pounds. Tinsel was found…
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Dog of the Week – Meet Dori

Dog of the Week – Meet Dori

Dog of the Week, News
Meet Dori, the Arlington Animal Services Dog of the Week! Dori is a Terrier mix. A sweet little girl, Dori is most definitely a puppy. She loves to be held and enjoys being with people. A little shy at first but definitely warms up when you pick her up and play…
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Spring Fitness Discounts Available

Spring Fitness Discounts Available

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
That resolution isn’t going to start itself. Kick the new year off right with one of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Spring Fitness Discounts. SPRING INTO FITNESS: To help get you started on your new year’s resolution, the recreation staff is offering 15% off annual passes or a “Buy 2 Months…
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Naturally Funtimes Magazine Spring 2014 Now Available

Naturally Funtimes Magazine Spring 2014 Now Available

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
The spring 2014 Naturally Funtimes magazine is now officially available to the public in digital and print format. Printed copies of the magazine are available at the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department office and recreation centers, City Hall, and City of Arlington Libraries. BETTER THAN EVERFollowing the acquisition of Marketing and…
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CATS Alumni, ‘Glee’ Star Return Home for Benefit

CATS Alumni, ‘Glee’ Star Return Home for Benefit

Arts & Culture, News
For 35 years, Arlington’s Creative Arts Theatre & School has coached thousands of talented students who are now excelling in all walks of life. Thirty-one of those alumni returned home this week to perform Free to Be…You and Me! at the Mosaic in Arlington as a benefit for the iconic school. Performances…
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Volunteer of the Month Led Community Web Page Redesign

Volunteer of the Month Led Community Web Page Redesign

Highlights, News, Police, Volunteer, Volunteer of the Month
Volunteers are always looking for ways to advance the mission of the Arlington Police Department. West District Volunteer Coordinator Gary Krishnan is one of those people. While his recruitment efforts alone have more than doubled the number of volunteers serving in the West Police District, Krishnan recently capitalized on an opportunity to…
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Arlington School Buses Getting Greener

Arlington School Buses Getting Greener

Arlington ISD, Headlines, News
One after another, Arlington ISD school buses are being replaced, and the result means cleaner air, healthier kids, newer buses and, in the end, a significant cost savings. Slowly but steadily, AISD is sending its older, diesel-powered buses to the trash heap – a dozen have made the journey so far…
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Weekend Buzz – January 3-5

Weekend Buzz – January 3-5

News
Explore the Animals of ArlingtonTake some time this Saturday to discover the habits and adaptations of one of the area’s native animals during a live animal observation with a River Legacy Naturalist at River Legacy Living Science Center. The session begins at 2 p. m. Space is limited, so call 817-860-6752…
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USBC Increasing its Membership

USBC Increasing its Membership

Headlines, News, Sports
Here’s a treat for bowlers in the Arlington area. If you’ve ever thought about becoming a member of the United States Bowling Congress, now is your chance. Bowlers competing in short-season leagues that begin March 1 or later can purchase a USBC membership for only $10. This fee does not include state…
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Family Heirloom Returned to Family

Family Heirloom Returned to Family

Highlights
As the New Year begins, a family is grateful for receiving the “best Christmas present ever,” thanks to the diligence and perseverance of an Arlington woman. Sisters Cyndi Premazon and Denise Duncan had all but given up finding a shadow box with medals honoring their cousin, who was killed while serving…
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