A Dream Come True Weekend for Rangers Fans in Arlington & Cooperstown

Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
Sunday, July 30, 2017 is a day that many Rangers fans will never forget, as Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez was officially inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York and Adrian Beltre collected his 3,000th hit in Arlington, Texas. Rodriguez, who joins Johnny Bench as one of just two…
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Culture Buzz: UTA FabLab Using Technology to Make Dreams a Reality

Arts & Culture, Education, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, UT Arlington
The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the UTA FabLab, located inside The University of Texas at Arlington’s Libraries, 702 Planetarium Place, Arlington, TX 76019. The UTA FabLab is a creative hub for students, faculty and staff, providing access to technologies, equipment, training, opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration, and…
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Transportation Advisory Committee’s Next Meeting: August 3, 2017

Headlines, News, Transportation
Arlington’s Transportation Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting from 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. Thursday, August 3, 2017, at City Hall, 3rd Floor, 101 W. Abram St. in Downtown Arlington. In September 2016, the Arlington City Council appointed the 31-member committee to study Arlington’s transportation-related needs. The Transportation Advisory Committee’s…
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Get Half Price Pool Admission with Donated School Supply Item July 31-August 13

News, Parks & Recreation
Make a splash in your local community by donating a new school supply item and get half price admission at any Arlington outdoor pool from July 31 to August 13. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department sets out collection buckets at each of the City’s six outdoor pools to collect supplies for Mission Arlington. The Parks Department’s school supply…
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Arlington Police Launch Road Rage Hotline

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department has a new road rage hotline to report aggressive drivers. This hotline is not a replacement for 9-1-1. Motorists finding themselves involved in an in-progress incident with an aggressive driver should still contact 9-1-1. The telephone number for the road rage hotline is (817) 459-5389. The purpose…
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Westbound I-30 Right Outside Lane Closures Planned This Week for Bridge Construction

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Top 10 Requests Made Using City’s New Ask Arlington App

Government, News
The City of Arlington, working together with its residents, has addressed more than 11,000 concerns, ranging from overgrown and debris-filled lawns to dilapidated fences, since launching the free Ask Arlington app in January. The app, available for Android and Apple devices and on the City’s website, allows users to report common…
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Former Rangers Catcher ‘Pudge’ Rodriguez to be Inducted into Hall of Fame Sunday

News, Sports, Texas Rangers
Former Texas Rangers catcher Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez will join first baseman Jeff Bagwell, outfielder Tim Raines, former Royals and Braves General Manager John Schuerholz and former commissioner Allan H. “Bud” Selig as the inductees in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Class of 2017 this Sunday. The ceremony, which begins at…
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Library Offers Parents Assistance with Arlington ISD Registration

Arlington ISD, Headlines, Library, News
For Arlington ISD students and families, it’s time to start thinking about going back to school. Online pre-registration for the 2017-18 school year is open for all grades, and the Arlington Public Library is here to help parents navigate the online process. AISD uses InfoSnap, a secure online enrollment system, to…
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Students Explore Robots, Programming at Library Camp

Headlines, Library, News, UT Arlington
Huddled intensely over their programming tools, campers at Green City Challenge camp were hard at work creating a better future for generations to come. In this week-long camp at the East Arlington Branch Library, students aged 10 to 18 learned the fundamentals of robotics and computer programming and also heard from…
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Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus July 30-31

Headlines, News, Public Health
The City of Arlington has confirmed seven positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Douglas Court at North Cooper Street Map East Mayfield Road at New York Avenue Map East Pioneer Parkway at Carter Street Map Eden Road…
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Mansfield ISD Selected as 2017 Honor School Board

Education, Mansfield ISD, News
The 2016-17 Mansfield ISD Board of Trustees is one of five school boards from across the state to be selected as an Honor School Board. The award is part of the Texas Association of School Administrators (TASA) School Board Awards program. Each year, the program recognizes outstanding Texas school boards for…
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Arlington Eats: Farm to Fork Offers Fresh, Local Food Delivered to Your Door

Business, Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Farm to Fork Foods, a neighborhood market that delivers local grass-fed beef and lamb, wild salmon and other specialty…
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UTA Ranked Among Best for Native American Students

Education, News, UT Arlington
The premier publication for prospective Native American college students has again ranked The University of Texas at Arlington among the nation’s best universities for Native American, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students to study science, technology, engineering and math. The Winds of Change magazine’s annual “Top 200 Colleges for Native…
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New Businesses Open, More Coming Soon to Champions Park

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, News
From spicy tuna rolls to freshly baked sweets, Champions Park in North Arlington continues to offer new dining and retail options for visitors. Tokyo Joe’s was the first business to open earlier this year at Greenway Investment Co.’s $30 million development, located at the northeast corner of Interstate 30 and North…
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Create Your Own Website at Library’s Design.Code.Market Class

Headlines, Library, News
Design. Code. Market, a free bootcamp-style class on designing and coding websites, returns for another semester. Participants will learn CSS, HTML, JavaScript and Bootstrap in two-hour sessions over five weeks. With these skills, students will be ready to develop and manage their own websites.“It takes less than a second for users to form an opinion…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 27-30, 2017

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Orioles vs. Rangers at Globe Life Park in ArlingtonThe Texas Rangers are at Globe Life Park in Arlington for a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles on Friday, July 28 through Sunday, July…
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Green Oaks School Helping Students with Special Needs Achieve Their Dreams

Education, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
Over the last 17 years, the Green Oaks School in Arlington has been helping students with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams by providing a hands-on, person-centered education. Due to program expansion and the additional services offered through the Green Oaks School, the name has been changed to Green Oaks Education and…
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Arlington Police Chief Recognizes Officers for Distinguished Service

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department recognized several officers Tuesday for their great work in the field as well as their service to the department and community. During the biannual department awards ceremony, Police Chief Will Johnson awarded the Medal of Valor, Purple Heart, Life Saving Award, Distinguished Service Award, Medal of Merit…
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Three Arlington Employees Recognized for Service to Community

Fire, News, Public Safety
Three City of Arlington employees were recognized this month for their service and dedication to keeping the community safe. Earlier this month, 9-1-1 telecommunications operator Reagan Jordan received a Life Saving Award from the Arlington Fire Department and an Excellence Award from the Tarrant County 9-1-1 District. On June 14, Jordan…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Bella & Kane

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet KaneThis two year old male Pit Bull Terrier Mix is brown and white in color and weighs 64 pounds. An active, dog, Kane is keenly aware of his surroundings. He shows a lot of interest in other dogs in the environment. While he does know the command “sit”,…
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Volunteer at the Arlington Public Library to Work Off Fines

Library, News
This summer, library card holders have the opportunity to work off their fines during the Summer Waive. From July 31 to August 5, all Arlington Public Library cardholders can volunteer at their local library branch, in exchange for having library fines waived. This program is available to everyone with an…
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Arlington Police Launch “Neighborhood Eyes” Program

News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department is excited to announce a new voluntary citizen program called “Neighborhood Eyes.”Essentially, residents and businesses now have the opportunity to register their address as a location operating a security camera system. As security camera systems continue to become more affordable, more desirable and more commonplace in our…
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Vietnam Veterans Honored for Their Service and Sacrifice

News, Police, Public Safety
Arlington police officers, past and present, who served in the U. S. armed forces regardless of their location during the period of November 1, 1955, to May 15, 1975, were honored this week for their sacrifice. The Six Flags Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution pinned every veteran during a…
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Eastbound Copeland Road Temporarily Closed for I-30/SH 360 Interchange

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway to Close August 3 for Ballpark Project

Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers, Traffic Update, Transportation, Water Utilities
The Texas Rangers announced today that utility work for the team’s new ballpark in Arlington’s Entertainment District is expected to begin in August. The work will necessitate the closure of portions of Nolan Ryan Expressway as well as the remainder of Parking Lot A and a section of Parking Lot B.…
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Senior Wellness Equipment Available at Clarence Foster, Wimbledon Parks

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington seniors can now enjoy, laugh and play their way to enhanced health at the City’s two new NTSP Senior Wellness Plazas. The North Texas Specialty Physicians (NTSP) Charitable Fund donated $60,000 worth of Xccent fitness equipment to Clarence Foster and Wimbledon parks in an effort to reduce falls, provide additional…
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UPDATED: Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus

News, Public Health
UPDATE 4:50 p. m. Monday, July 24, 2017: Due to rain on Sunday, July 23, the City of Arlington will conduct targeted ground spraying in the areas of Perkins Road, Shady Hill Lane and Saddle Ridge Road on Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July 25. For more information, please call the City’s Action Center…
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Stay Safe in the Summer Heat

Community, News, Public Health
With temperatures at or near triple digits, its important to know the signs and symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion. Residents are encouraged to exercise the following precautions to keep themselves or others from overheating. Be Informed and Stay AlertCheck local news media for extreme heat alerts and advisories. The National Weather Service…
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Arlington CVB: 14 Things to do with Kids in Arlington

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, News
If you’re looking for family fun, there’s no shortage of things to do with kids in Arlington. To get started, here’s a short list of kid-friendly activities put together by our friends over at the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau for fun-hunting families with toddlers to teens. One: Six Flags Over…
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Celebrate Tastes of Texas During Go Texan Restaurant Round-Up

Business, News
Celebrate the tastes of Texas this month as you dine out at GO TEXAN restaurants during the annual GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up. Each year, the Texas Department of Agriculture’s restaurant round-up highlights GO TEXAN member restaurants that are committed to serving menu items with ingredients sourced from local farmers, ranchers and other producers. From…
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Dream Builders: Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out Storytime

Headlines, Library, MyArlingtonTV, News
“Dream Builders” is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders focuses on the Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out…
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Arlington Water Utilities Awarded $11.9 Million Loan for Treatment Upgrades

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
The Texas Water Development Board has approved funding for Arlington Water Utilities that will save residents about $1.5 million on vital equipment updates at the City’s water treatment plants. At its meeting Thursday, the board selected Arlington to receive about $11.9 million from the Drinking Water State Revolving Fund. The money…
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The Optimist Club of Arlington Donates to the Downtown Library

Library, News
The Optimist Club of Arlington has strengthened its commitment to education in Arlington with a $50,000 donation to the new Downtown Library. The Optimist Club has supported Arlington youth since its founding in 1945. Diverse offerings such as sports programs, an essay contest, a special-needs scout troup, and scholarships in conjunction…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 20-23, 2017

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Legal Draft Beer Co. One-Year Anniversary BashCelebrate the one-year anniversary of the opening of Urban Union’s Legal Draft Beer Co. this Saturday, July 22 from 12 p. m. to 9 p. m. Legal…
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Arlington Kids Build STEM Skills at Library’s LEGO Camp

Library, News
Indiana Jones was gardening with his pink pig while another man nearby was arrested for wearing a pirate hat and held captive in a bread prison. No, this isn’t the next installment in the Indiana Jones movie franchise but a story that fourth graders McKenna and Sophie created out of LEGOs…
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On the Clock: Arlington Action Center and Code Compliance Services

Code Compliance, Government, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
“On the Clock” is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. The episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Arlington Action Center and Code…
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June 2017 On Call Police Newsletter is Available

News, On Call - Inside The Blue, Police, Public Safety
Inside this month’s issue, officers and volunteers team up to walk and talk with residents about safety and crime prevention. Also in this issue, see the highlights from the APD Volunteer Awards Luncheon. On Call is published monthly by the Arlington Police Department Media Office. Click here to read the newsletter.
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Electric Bike Rentals Coming to River Legacy Parks

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
A new adventure is right around the corner for River Legacy Parks’ visitors!Arlington Parks and Recreation granted Adventure Electric Bicycles, LLC a permit to rent electric bicycles from River Legacy Park. River Legacy Parks, a 1,300-acre park with more than 10 miles of hard surface trails, is one of Arlington’s most visited…
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Dallas Wings Guard Skylar Diggins-Smith Named 2017 WNBA All-Star

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The WNBA announced that Dallas Wings guard Skylar Diggins-Smith has been selected to the 2017 All-Star game as a reserve for the Western Conference team. The game will be played in Seattle on Saturday, July 22. The announcement marks the third WNBA All-Star selection for Diggins-Smith. She was voted to the All-Star Game…
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Arlington Puts Out Welcome Mat for Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree

Community, News
The Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree, plays host to the latest and greatest in tiny houses, simple living, and sustainability across the nation, will take place October 27-29, 2017, at the Arlington Convention Center. Tiny house owners, enthusiasts and curiosity seekers will gather to attend workshops, meet with influential members…
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Mansfield ISD Back-to-School Bash Offers Students Free Supplies, Services

Education, Mansfield ISD, News
The Mansfield Independent School District is hosting its second annual Back-to-School Bash next month to kick off the 2017-18 school year. The bash will be held from 8 a. m. to 1 p. m. Saturday, August 12 at the MISD Center for Performing Arts, 1110 W. Debbie Lane in Mansfield. In addition to the activities and…
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UTA Graduate Tobi Fawehinmi Wins World Title at Para Athletics Championships

Community, Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
The dream come true moments continue to pile up for The University of Texas at Arlington graduate Tobi Fawehinmi. On Monday, July 17, 2017, at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, Fawehinmi won the T47 triple jump, the first world title of his career. His season-best mark of 14.88 meters was…
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Arlington Commons Begins Pre-Leasing First Phase of Apartment Development

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, News
The Roosevelt, the first phase of the Arlington Commons apartment development, is set to open in October. The 353-unit complex, built by The Nehemiah Company of Arlington, is located at 425 E. Lamar Boulevard north of Interstate 30. The Roosevelt, a four-story complex with a pool and outdoor entertaining amenities, is marketed toward…
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$340 Million SH 360 South Project On Track for Spring 2018 Completion

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Construction on the $340 million SH 360 South design-build project is approaching completion of its second year of construction and is on track for completion next spring. The SH 360 South Project is being built in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) and the…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Honey & Remington

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet HoneyThis one year old female Mastiff mix is brown and black in color and weighs 48 pounds. Honey is a very active dog who loves, loves, loves to play with toys. Although is she an active pup, she does walk well on a leash. Honey would probably…
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Dallas Wings Shoot Hoops with All Girls Wheelchair Basketball Camp at UTA

Headlines, News, Sports
WNBA Dallas Wings players spent time with female wheelchair athletes on Monday to share advice, sign autographs and, of course, shoot hoops. About 35 young women from all over the country are participating in the annual All Girls Wheelchair Basketball Camp at the University of Texas at Arlington. The Wings settled into…
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ArlingCon Attracts Superheros, Supervillains and Other Beloved Characters

Library, News, UT Arlington
Ty Randolph drove two hours from his home in Oklahoma this weekend to judge ArlingCon’s Kids’ Cosplay Contest, where children dressed up as their favorite comic book, science fiction or fantasy characters. But this was one contest where the judge may have won the contest had he been entered. Randolph came…
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Eastbound I-30 Left Lane Closed Near SH 360 for Bridge Construction

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Section of Mayfield Road to be Closed Next Week for Drainage Improvements

Headlines, News, Public Works, Traffic Update, Transportation
A section of Mayfield Road in West Arlington will be temporarily closed during daytime hours next week as part of a project to reduce flooding and improve sidewalks. Mayfield Road will be closed between Viscount Drive and Danbury Drive, which is west of Woodside Drive, between 9 a. m. and 3 p. m.…
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Act of Kindness: Republic Services Donates Children’s Bikes to Arlington

Community, News, Public Works
More than 20 children in the Arlington community will receive new bicycles for free this summer thanks to the generosity of Republic Services employees. The company, which collects garbage and recycling in the City of Arlington and operates the City’s landfill, donated 21 colorful youth bicycles to the Arlington Police Department…
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Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus July 16-17

Headlines, News, Public Health
The City of Arlington has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following location: Mossy Oak Street at Park Hill Drive Map Additionally, the Town of Pantego has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample in…
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Arlington Water Team Brings Robotic Main Inspections to Ennis

News, Water Utilities
An Arlington Water Utilities and University of Texas at Arlington team recently used robotic technology to give Ennis city officials an eye-opening look at their sewer system. Public Water Solutions, a Texas-based utility resource provider, coordinated the examination of Ennis’ critical underground assets. The results will provide community leaders the…
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Internship Experience Leads UTA Graduate to Rewarding City of Arlington Career

Environment, News, Public Works, UT Arlington
Graduating from college can be an exciting but stressful time. On average, making the transition from classroom to a full-fledged member of the workforce takes recent graduates about six months. For some, like Arlington native Dylan Tissue, the path to their first full-time job was much shorter. Within 10 days of…
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Work Underway to Improve Section of Ballpark Way in North Arlington

Headlines, News, Public Works, Traffic Update, Transportation
Work is underway to create a smoother ride for drivers and improve sidewalks along a stretch of Ballpark Way in North Arlington. Sections of damaged concrete along Ballpark Way will be replaced between Lamar Boulevard and Ave J north of Interstate 30. Drivers should anticipate various lane closures during the project,…
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Skyline Sector 5 Dreaming Big with Creative Ideas & Innovative Technology

Business, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
Founded in 2001, Skyline Sector 5 continues to dream big through innovative technology, creative display designs, event services for businesses and much more. The experiential marketing firm is dedicated to building purposeful experiences for its clients, crew and community by continuing to captivate imaginations and forge real connections between brands and…
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Tickets On Sale Now for 2017 AdvoCare Classic at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
Tickets for the 2017 AdvoCare Classic between the University of Michigan and the University of Florida on September 2, 2017 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas are now on sale. Tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster. com or by calling (800) 745-3000. Prices begin at $100 per ticket for the matchup, with…
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Registration Open for Salvation Army’s The MOST Amazing Race in Arlington

Community, News
Whether you are in it to win or just looking for a fun experience, registration is now open for the Salvation Army’s annual The MOST Amazing Race in Arlington. Money raised by The MOST Amazing Race, set for Saturday, September 9, funds Salvation Army programs in the Arlington and Mansfield areas.…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 13-16, 2017

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Arlington Public Library’s ArlingCon ConventionGrab your favorite cosplay costume and gather with fellow superhero fans this Saturday for ArlingCon, Arlington’s annual comics, anime, and sci-fi convention. ArlingCon, hosted by the Arlington Public…
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Arlington Joins National What Works Cities Initiative

Government, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is one of five cities selected today to join the national What Works Cities initiative. Launched by Bloomberg Philanthropies in April 2015, What Works Cities is the largest philanthropic effort to improve the effectiveness of local governments by enhancing the use of data and evidence. With today’s…
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ArlingCon Convention Returns This Saturday

Library, News
Grab your favorite cosplay costume and gather with fellow superhero fans this Saturday for ArlingCon, Arlington’s annual comics, anime, and sci-fi convention. ArlingCon, hosted by the Arlington Public Library and the University of Texas at Arlington, is scheduled from 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. July 15 at UT Arlington’s University Center,…
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Arlington Ranks 28th in WalletHub’s Latest Best-Run Cities List

Government, Headlines, News
With quality city services and smart budgeting, WalletHub has ranked the City of Arlington as one of the best-run cities in America. The American Dream City came in 28th out of the 150 most populated cities in the country on WalletHub’s latest best-run and worst-run cities list. Arlington was the highest…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Sparkle & Huckleberry

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet SparkleThis nearly fourteen month old male is a black and white domestic short-hair. Even though the Fourth of July has come and gone, we still have some “sparkle” in the shelter. Sparkle is dressed in his tuxedo ready to go to a new “fur-ever”…
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Community Yard Sale Yields Generous Donations to New Downtown Library

Library, News
Thanks to the generous support of Arlington residents and visitors at this past weekend’s Community Yard Sale, $2,274 was raised to support the building of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library, which is scheduled to open to the public in summer 2018. The Friends & Foundation of the Arlington…
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Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin Opens Recording Studio in Downtown Arlington

Arts & Culture, Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Multi-platinum gospel artist Kirk Franklin recently completed the transformation of a vacant furniture warehouse in Downtown Arlington into a $2 million, state-of-the-art recording studio unlike any in the country today. Fo Yo Soul Entertainment, which opened in November, is located in a two-story stone and glass building at 102 S. Oak St. The…
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Eastbound I-30 Lane Closure Near SH 360 Planned This Week for Interchange Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Texas Comptroller Recognizes City of Arlington for Transparency Efforts

Budget, Government, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is proud to announce that it is the third local government entity in the state to receive all five transparency stars through the Texas Comptroller’s transparency program. The Comptroller’s office launched the Transparency Stars program in March 2016 to recognize cities, counties and school districts making strides…
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TxDOT Project to Cause Nightly Closures at Bowen Road in November 2017

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is seeking environmental clearance for a bridge rehabilitation project along Interstate 20, which would include the demolition and reconstruction of the existing bridge railing at the Rush Creek crossing and the Bowen Road overpass. This project will require nightly closures of Bowen Road under…
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30 Seconds with Animal Services Volunteer Karen Rasmussen

Animal Services, News
What’s your name? Karen Rasmussen Nick name? Karen How long have you been a volunteer? Date joined 7/26/2013 Where are you from? Born in Nebraska, grew up in Iowa What music CD do you like? Anything Beatles What’s the last movie you saw? I have no idea it’s been so long What’s your favorite animal? What…
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30 Seconds with Animal Services Volunteer Dottie Johnson

Animal Services, News, Volunteer
Learn more about Animal Services volunteer Dottie Johnson
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30 Seconds with Animal Services Volunteer Barbara Morris

Animal Services, News, Volunteer
Learn more about Animal Services volunteer Barbara Morris
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Arlington Gives Warm Welcome to Sister City Delegates from Bad Königshofen, Germany

Government, News
With fried chicken, fireworks, and fun summer activities, the City of Arlington gave a warm welcome this week to visitors from Sister City Bad Königshofen, Germany. Arlington’s friendship with its Sister City stretches back more than 65 years, when a community drive was held to collect food, medical supplies, clothing and…
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Thousands Celebrate Light Up Arlington in Downtown 1

News, Parks & Recreation
Thank you to everyone who helped make the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s 11th annual Light Up Arlington celebration a success!Thousands of residents joined us in the heart of The American Dream City on July 3 for live music, family friendly activities, food and a spectacular fireworks display. Click here to…
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Pantego, Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus July 9-10

Headlines, News, Public Health
The Town of Pantego has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample from a trap located in the area of Shady Valley Drive and W. Pioneer Parkway. Even though the positive trap location was in Pantego, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends a targeted ground spraying distance from…
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30 Seconds with Animal Services Volunteer Sharan Lombardo

Animal Services, News
What’s your name? Sharan Lombardo Nick name? none – just Sharan How long have you been a volunteer? Joined in January 2015 Where are you from? Cape Cod, MA What music CD do you like? Jazz CDs What’s the last movie you saw? Star Wars Rogue One What’s your favorite animal? Dog What’s your favorite reality…
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30 Seconds with Animal Services Volunteer Amanda Cline

Animal Services, News
What’s your name? Amanda Cline Nick name? None How long have you been a volunteer? Joined in May 2016 Where are you from? San Diego, CA What music CD do you like? Anything by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes What’s the last movie you saw? A Christmas Story What’s your…
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30 Seconds with Animal Services Volunteer Janie Nelson

Animal Services, News
What’s your name? Janie Nelson Nick name? None How long have you been a volunteer? Since September 2011 Where are you from? Colorado What music CD do you like? Classic rock, country, dance music What’s the last movie you saw? Passengers What’s your favorite animal? Love all animals What’s your favorite reality show? None What…
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Mansfield ISD Superintendent Named Region 11 Superintendent of the Year

Education, Mansfield ISD, News
Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas has been named the 2017 Region 11 Superintendent of the Year. The Superintendent of the Year Award, sponsored by the Texas Association of School Boards (TASB), honors outstanding Texas administrators for achievement and excellence in public school administration. Region 11 consists of 77 school districts and…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 6-9, 2017

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Levitt Pavilion’s 2017 Summer Concert SeriesThe annual summer concert series continues this Friday, July 7, 2017. Visitors will be able to attend a free concert under the stars three nights a week,…
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Start Your Engines, it’s Autocross Weekend at UTA

Education, News, UT Arlington
Collegiate auto racing teams from across the United States will converge on The University of Texas at Arlington campus soon to compete against the clock at the 17th annual Texas Autocross Weekend.UT Arlington’s world-renowned Formula SAE racing team, which has won eight U. S. and three international championships, will be joined…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Tinker & Otis

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet TinkerThis one-year-old female Domestic Shorthair is a black, red and white Tortoiseshell. Torties are described as strong willed, fiercely independent and talkative. Tinker is a young cat that exhibits her independence. Once she warms up to you she does enjoy being petted. Light on her feet, she seems…
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Rush Creek Dog Park Set to Open September 9

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Pup parents, rejoice! The City of Arlington’s second public dog park will officially open later this summer. The Rush Creek Dog Park, set to open Sept. 9, is located at 1900 Valleywood Drive off West Pioneer Parkway near Green Oaks Boulevard. The seven-acre park features drinking water fountains, shaded seating areas with…
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Ask the Experts: HKS Principal Designer Talks About New Texas Rangers Ballpark

Business, Economic Development, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to HKS principal designer Fred Ortiz about the features fans can expect to see at the new Rangers Ballpark in 2020. The interview is featured in the second edition of Home Plate Update, where you can also read about the City’s efforts to prepare for…
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Westbound I-30 Lane Closure Near SH 360 Planned This Week for Interchange Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Dalworth Restoration Volunteers Spruce Up Patriotic Mural in Arlington as Act of Kindness

Community, Headlines, News
With cans of red, white and blue paint and a little bit of elbow grease, volunteers with Dalworth Restoration spent Monday morning sprucing up a patriotic mural in east Arlington as a kickoff to the company’s annual Restoring Kindness movement. The volunteers used rollers and paint brushes to carefully repaint the…
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Arlington’s Kiddies Paws 2 Read Program Encourages Summer Reading

Arlington’s Kiddies Paws 2 Read Program Encourages Summer Reading

Animal Services, News
Romeo, a therapy dog visiting the Arlington Animal Services Center, wagged his tail and patiently waited for young siblings Hudson and Aspen to turn the page and practice reading aloud from the children’s book, “Mother Bruce.”Although he may not have understood the story, Romeo appreciated the extra attention he was…
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Tarrant County Public Health Earns Award for ‘Be Mosquito Free’ Program

News, Public Health
Tarrant County Public Health’s (TCPH) “Be Mosquito Free” program has been recognized with an Achievement Award from the National Association of Counties (NACo) in the category of Civic Education and Public Information. The award honors innovative, effective county government programs that enhance services for residents.“Our team has created a national award-winning…
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