Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for WNV

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Safety
The City of Arlington has confirmed seven new positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples in the following locations: Mansfield Webb Rd. at Ballweg Rd. S. Bowen Rd. at Buffalo Dr. Cooper St. at Lovers Ln. Pioneer Pkwy. at Carter Dr. Greek Row Dr. at Kerby St. Saddle Ridge Rd.…
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UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation Recognized for Exceptional Academics

Highlights, Mayor & Council, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been designated a Center of Excellence by the National League for Nursing, the nation’s foremost organization for nursing faculty and leaders in nursing education. UT Arlington is one of only 12 nursing schools in the country to…
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Tournaments Bring Economic Advantages to The American Dream City

Tournaments Bring Economic Advantages to The American Dream City

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Tennis Center is taking the tennis world by storm! By summer’s end the 16-court facility will have hosted four major tournaments, including one that was hand selected to be played in Arlington. These tournaments With these tournaments come great economic advantages for the city. The first major tournament of the…
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Arlington City Council to Consider Development Agreement with Builder D.R. Horton

Business, Headlines, News
D. R. Horton, Inc., America’s Builder, plans to relocate its corporate headquarters to a new, company-owned facility to be constructed in North Arlington, bringing with it an expected 500 jobs. On August 4, 2015, the Arlington City Council will consider approval of a development agreement that will assist D. R. Horton with its…
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UT Arlington to Offer New Graduate Degree Program

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Dreaming of earning a doctoral degree in international business?The University of Texas at Arlington College of Business will offer North Texas’ first Executive Delivery Ph. D. with a planned start-date of January 2016. Accepted students will complete an initial boot camp in statistics followed by four-day weekend class sessions every six weeks…
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APD to Host Drug Take-Back Event Sept. 26, 2015

Headlines, News, Police, Water Utilities
Got drugs? Arlington residents have a chance to turn in unused or expired medication for anonymous, safe disposal on Saturday, September 26 from 10 a. m. – 2 p. m. Collection sites North Police District 620 W. Division Street 817.459.5600 Walgreen’s Pharmacy 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817.563.0142 East Police District 2001…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 30-August 2, 2015

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 Open Mic NightArlington Public Library will host a live performance night for creative teens this Thursday, July 30 from 5-7 p. m. in the Southwest Branch Library Community Room. Whether…
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Randol Mill Family Aquatic Center to Host Dive-In Movie: Big Hero 6

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
The summer is heating up but you don’t have to. Bring the family out to Randol Mill Pool to cool off while enjoying the second dive-in movie of the summer. Lounge in or around the pool with your friends and family while enjoying Disney’s Big Hero 6 on the big screen.…
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Arlington ISD Hosts Teacher Career Fair July 29, 2015

Arlington ISD, Headlines, News
Photo credit: Arlington ISDArlington Independent School District will host a teacher career fair on Wednesday, July 29. The fair will be held in Arlington High School’s gymnasium (818 W. Park Row Dr. Arlington, TX 76013) from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. Participants must be fully certified teachers, probationary or alternatively certified with…
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Be Aware of School Zone Traffic

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News, Traffic Update
Summer is almost over and the new school year is set to begin in the Arlington area next month. The City of Arlington wants drivers to be aware of buses, kids walking and extra traffic around school zones. On Tuesday, August 4, Summit International Preparatory buses and other vehicles will start…
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Cardiac Arrest Survivors Reunite with Rescuers During Celebration

Fire, Headlines, Multimedia, News
On July 23, 2015, the Arlington Fire Department held a celebration at the Fire Training Center to reunite several cardiac arrest survivors with the EMS personnel who saved their lives. According to the American Heart Association, the odds that a person will survive going into sudden cardiac arrest are one in 10.…
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6 Arlington Pools You Can Visit to Cool Off

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With temperatures on the rise in The American Dream City, there are several options for you and your family to take a splash and cool off. City of Arlington Aquatics offers our community six outdoor pools that operate seasonally and one indoor pool at Hugh Smith Recreation Center that operates year-round. Here are…
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Chris Howell’s American Dream: Never Give Up

Community, Headlines, News
Having humble beginnings as a young man born and raised in Dallas, Arlington resident, Chris Howell overcame the hardship of raising children as a teenager to have a successful career in news media and film. He’s now the President and CEO of the media & communications firm Chris Howell Communications,…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Dani & Pumpkin

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet DaniThis pretty lady named Dani is a six month old, female, Chow mix that is fawn colored and weighs about 33 pounds. Dani is a playful pup that was brought to the Animal Services Center because her guardian was moving. She loves to play…
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Beat the Heat this Summer

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Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the great outdoors. The City of Arlington’s Office of Emergency Management encourages residents to be safe while enjoying outdoor activities by following a few precautions. Be Informed and Stay Alert Check local news media for extreme heat alerts and advisories National Weather Service…
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Spots Still Available for Arlington Open City Championship 2015

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Do you have what it takes to be the champion for Arlington? Well, how about the golf champion?If you think you are ready, Tierra Verde will be hosting the Arlington Open City Championship on August 8 – 9. Divisions will include Men’s Regular, Senior over 50, Super Senior over 65, Women’s…
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White House Honors UT Arlington Movin’ Mavs Coach

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
Watch the Movin’ Mavs American Dream story. White House officials will gather in Washington, D. C. Monday, July 27 to honor a University of Texas at Arlington coach for his efforts to help students and injured service veterans and others who face varying physical challenges. Doug Garner, head coach of the Movin’…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for WNV

Fire, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed four new positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples in the following locations: Forest Edge Dr. at W. Park Row Dr. (View the map) Sublett Rd. at S. Bowen Rd. (View the map) Arkansas Ln. at Lakewood Dr. (View the map) Yaupon Dr. at Bristolcone Dr. (View…
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Maverick Open Tees Off 2015-16 Seasons

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The UT Arlington Maverick Club announced that the newly branded Maverick Open will take place Thursday, Sept. 10 at Texas Star Golf Course. The Maverick Open, formerly the Chip-N-Classic, is featured as the premier “teeing-off” event for the athletic department as an opportunity to support UTA Athletics and for participants to…
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Register Now for Fall Youth Sports Leagues

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Online registration is now open for youth baseball and soccer in Arlington. Registration for t-ball, modified coach pitch, coach pitch, outdoor soccer and girls’ softball runs August 1-31. If you’re interested in youth volleyball and lacrosse, registration begins September 1. -30 for. League fees are per player and include a jersey…
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Six Flags Over Texas to Host Hot Dog Eating Contest

News
Head on over to Six Flags Over Texas Saturday, July 25 for a day-long celebration honoring America’s most beloved food–the hot dog. Once you get to the park, look for the Six Flags Street Team to experience a variety of games centered around hot dogs. From Pin the Dog on the Bun…
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MyArlingtonTV Launches New Cooking Show, ‘Arlington Eats’

Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
Food lovers, rejoice!MyArlingtonTV’s new cooking show, Arlington Eats, will feature profiles and recipes from some of the most unique restaurants and kitchens throughout The American Dream City. The monthly show will feature chefs, home cooks and grandmothers, preparing some of their signature dishes. As a way of celebrating the city’s cultural diversity, host…
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WNBA’s Shock Relocating to Arlington

Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
WNBA owners unanimously approved the relocation of the Tulsa Shock to the Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. The team will finish the current season in Tulsa before beginning play in Arlington in 2016. “The WNBA is extremely grateful to the city of Tulsa and the team’s loyal fans. The support they…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 23-26, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. CATS Presents Bring It On: The MusicalPresented by SummerStars Performing Arts Camp at CATS (Creative Arts Theatre & School), Bring It On: The Musical will play Saturday, July 25, with…
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Arlington to Host Urban Drilling Educational Forum Aug. 1

News, Planning & Development Services
Residents are invited to attend the City of Arlington’s Urban Drilling Educational Forum being held on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Arlington Convention Center. In an effort to increase transparency, the Urban Drilling Educational Forum will provide attendees with information on the roles and responsibilities of the local and state regulating…
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CATS Presents ‘Bring It On The Musical’

Highlights, News
Bitingly relevant and sprinkled with sass, Bring It On: The Musical, inspired by the Bring It On film, takes the audience on a high-flying journey filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. Bring It On: The Musical tells the story of the challenges and unexpected bonds formed…
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Arlington Public Library Earns National Designation

Highlights, Library, News
Early childhood literacy has always been at the forefront of the Arlington Public Library’s programming efforts, and the Texas State Library and Archives Commission is about to help the Library take that goal to the next level. APL was recently selected as one of 24 Texas libraries chosen by the Texas…
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New Neighborhoods Discussion on ‘SpeakUp Arlington’

Headlines, News, Planning & Development Services
The City of Arlington’s next online discussion is now available at www. SpeakUpArlington. com. The discussion, which focuses on neighborhoods in The American Dream City, is available until Aug. 31, 2015. Arlington’s Community Development and Planning department is currently updating their neighborhood program which will focus on eight different areas of the city.…
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Arlington Museum of Art Transforms Into Paris Café July 25, 2015

News
Arlington Museum of Art is paying homage to Paris’ famed Le Chat Noir café by turning its amphitheater into a jazz and performance café this Saturday, July 25, 2015. The event provides people in The American Dream City with a fun, relaxing day of music and other performance art, à la the bohemian Montmartre district…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Conner & Rose

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet ConnerLooking for a purr-fectly wonderful companion? Meet Connor, the distinguished Cat of the Week. This two year old, male, Domestic medium-haired Tabby is black and brown in color. Connor was an owner surrender to the shelter. This big boy, twelve and half pounds of…
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APD Undergoes Law Enforcement Assessment Process

Headlines, News, Police, Press Releases, Public Safety
A team of out-of-state assessors will arrive in August to verify compliance with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA®) Standards. Verification by the team will again show that Arlington meets the highest standards in law enforcement. These standards must be met in order to maintain the…
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Arlington ISD, Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington Launch After-School Center

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
The Arlington ISD has formed a unique partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington to include an after-school center in the new Peach Elementary, which will open on Baird Farm Road in August 2016.“This first-of-its-kind partnership will provide AISD families an on-campus option for after-school care focused on…
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UT Arlington Top Winner at Annual Formula SAE Autocross

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
UT Arlington was the big winner at the 15th annual Texas Autocross Weekend held in Arlington this past weekend, bringing home four trophies. Approximately 40 cars from 14 different schools raced Formula SAE cars on three different tracks on the campus of UT Arlington. Mechanical engineering alumnus Erick Kohler was the team’s highest…
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New Partnership Offers UTA Student Nurses Community Health Experience

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Beginning this fall, students from The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation will serve as student nurses through an innovative new program in Pasadena, a suburb of Houston. An agreement signed in January established a partnership between the Pasadena Independent School District, UT Arlington and…
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Register Today for AISD Back to School Kickoff

News
Sign up to be a part of the inaugural AISD Back to School Kickoff on Sat., Aug. 15, 2015 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The event will help thousands of Arlington ISD students and their families get the supplies and resources they need to be ready for the 2015-2016 academic…
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Library Hosts Superheroes Tour for Area Residents

Highlights, Library, News
This summer the Arlington Public Library celebrated local superheroes by hosting a series of programs called the Community Superheroes Tour. These programs took place at recreation centers all around Arlington to give families a chance to meet their neighborhood firefighters and police officers. Additionally, visits from retired military personnel were also…
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Former Water Plant Directors Honored at AWWA Ceremony

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Arlington celebrates the most recent award winners of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), John Kubala and Charles Anderson.Working alongside the City’s Water Treatment and Utility Department for a combined total of over 50 years, Kubala...
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for WNV

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Safety
The City of Arlington has confirmed three new positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples in the following locations: Mansfield Webb Rd. at Ballweg Rd. (View map) Mayfield Rd. at New York Ave. (View map) Bowen Rd. at Buffalo Dr. (View map) As a result, the City will begin targeted…
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Arlington’s First Brewery Set to Bring New Flavor to Downtown

Community, Headlines, News
Mock-up of the exterior courtesy of Division Brewing. With micro-breweries growing in population in recent years, there are more and more popping up all over the country. Now it is Arlington’s turn to receive its very own, and very first locally owned and operated brewery. Division Brewing plans to provide numerous beers to the…
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Discover Kayak is Now in Arlington

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Parks and Recreation is excited to announce our new partnership with Discover Kayak. Discover Kayak is a DFW premier kayak company that now offers weekend lessons and rentals at Bowman Springs Park on Lake Arlington. The park has large oak trees for shade and the paddling could not be…
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Video Captures Suspect in the Act

Animal Services, Highlights, News, Police
Surveillance footage of a puppy named Sadi helped officers find their culprit. Sadi had a bunch of fun running up and down the hallways after hours at the Arlington Animal Services Center on July 4. Sadi got into everything and she was identified her as the culprit after an investigation…
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Arlington and NEC Partner Conduct Water Leak Detection Trial

Government, Highlights, News, Water Utilities
The City of Arlington and NEC Corporation, NEC Corporation of America recently announced the successful conclusion of a water leak detection trial project for the city. NEC delivers cutting-edge technology that offers municipal water utility companies a cost-effective way to manage water resources to help meet the water needs of the communities…
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Mindy Lu’s Pies: A Slice of the American Dream

Business, Headlines, News
Mindy Lu’s has been living the American Dream in Arlington by making pies for almost 40 years. The pies are found in retail outlets and restaurants throughout the Southwest. Flavors include Apple, Apricot, Cherry, Chocolate, Peach, Pineapple, Lemon, Very Berry, and Strawberry Cheesecake. It’s a family-run business with three generations involved in making…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 17-19, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 15th Annual Autocross Weekend at UT ArlingtonThe University of Texas at Arlington student Formula SAE racing team will host at least a dozen teams from across North America for the…
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Arlington ISD Offers Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Arlington ISD Offers Free and Reduced-Price Meals

Arlington ISD, Education, News
The Arlington Independent School District announced its policy today for providing free and reduced-price meals for qualifying students under the current income eligibility guidelines. Each school/site or the central office has a copy of the policy, which may be reviewed by anyone on request. On July 27, Arlington ISD Food &…
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Police Officer Mentor Program Seeks Leaders to Guide Young Men

Headlines, News, Police
This week, the Arlington Police Department is launching a program that provides a new resource for the motivation and mentorship of young men. The Mentoring Arlington Youth (MAY) Program is presently looking for appropriate male leaders to become mentors and provide guidance to African American and Hispanic young men. The idea…
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Journey of Hope Rides Into Arlington for 19th Year

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
For a 19th consecutive year, cyclists with the Journey of Hope made a pit stop in The American Dream City on July 10, 2015. The Journey of Hope is a national outreach project that raises public awareness of people with disabilities. It is the largest fund-raising campaign for Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity,…
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UT Arlington to Host 15th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 17-19

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington student Formula SAE racing team will host at least a dozen teams from across North America for the 15th Annual Texas Autocross Weekend July 17-19 on the UT Arlington campus. Bob Woods, adviser to the Formula Society of Automotive Engineers student racing team and…
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River Legacy Reconstructs Roads for Park Entrance

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
The east River Legacy Park Collins Street entrance is closed as crews reconstruct the current asphalt park road and parking in the vicinity. Crews are repairing the severe cracking that has occurred due to shifting soils. Once the project is complete, the concrete paving will last much longer than asphalt and…
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GM Invests $1.4 Billion in Arlington Assembly Plant

Business, Community, Headlines, News
General Motors announced today that the company is investing $1.4 billion for a range of improvements to its Arlington Assembly Plant, the largest single plant investment in the U. S. this year. The investment, which includes raising the total minimum number of employees at the plant to 3,179 and 1.2 million square…
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Arlington Library’s Book It For Literacy 5K Returns in August

Headlines, Library, News
For the 6th year in a row, the Arlington Public Library is coordinating the Book It For Literacy 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run to raise money to support the library’s adult and youth literacy programs. Cary Siegfried, Director of the Arlington Public Library, will be running her fifth Book It…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Houdini & Salt

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet HoudiniLook at this cutie! This Dog of the Week is a one year old, male, Tibetan Spaniel/Brussels Griffon mix. He is white and tan in color and weighs 15 pounds. Houdini is described as a gentle, laid back dog who is “camera shy”. He…
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Arlington Resident Wins National Volunteer Award

Arlington Resident Wins National Volunteer Award

Community, Headlines, News
Each year, the Board of Directors of Neighborhoods, USA (NUSA) recognizes neighborhood volunteers and advocates who perform outstanding work toward the enhancement and preservation of American Neighborhoods. Award nominees must fit three criteria: they work to build and strengthen neighborhood associations, encourage neighborhood involvement in the decision-making process in local governments,…
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Arlington Announces June 2015 Property of the Month Winners

Code Compliance, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington’s Code Compliance Services Division is proud to announce our June 2015 Property of the Month award winners. The properties chosen for this month exemplify residents and owners who have gone above and beyond to make Arlington a better place to live, work and play. This month, there is…
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City of Arlington West Nile Virus Spraying FAQ

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Safety
I’m concerned about West Nile Virus spraying near my home.“If you have questions or concerns about the scheduled spraying, please call the City of Arlington Action Center at 817-459-6777.” My home is not located on the spray map for West Nile Virus. Is the City able to spray in my…
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Arlington to Conduct More Targeted Ground Spraying for WNV

Fire, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed a positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample, collected from a trap in the following area: E. Pioneer Parkway at Carter Dr. (Click here to view map) As a result, the City will begin targeted ground spraying following recommendations from the City Of Arlington Health Authority, Tarrant…
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DREAM Comes True in Downtown Arlington This September

Arts & Culture, Community, Headlines, News
On Friday, September 25, 2015, a 54-foot long, 12-foot tall metal sculpture becomes the first public art project of its kind in downtown Arlington. The custom sculpture, designed by artists Jeff Schomberg and Laura Kimpton who are known for their large word sculptures, is made up of the five letters of the word…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: July 9-12, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Theatre ArlingtonTheatre Arlington brings a C. S. Lewis classic to life this weekend with four performances of The Lion, The Witch and The…
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UT Arlington Libraries Set to Launch Digital Audio Studio

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries will welcome a new digital audio studio this fall thanks to an award from Amigos Library Services, one of the nation’s largest library resource-sharing networks and a provider of information technology to libraries. The Digital Audio Experience Studio will provide performing arts technologies…
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Progress Continues on Center Street Bridge Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update
Drivers traveling Interstate 20 in Arlington should expect several closures and planned detours to impact commutes as TxDOT moves forward with Phase III of the Center Street Bridge Project. According to TxDOT, the delivery and installation of the replacement bridge beam will involve closing of the eastbound frontage road between Matlock Road…
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AISD to Host Job Fair on Saturday, July 11, 2015

Arlington ISD, Community, News
On July 11, 2015, Arlington Independent School District will hold a job fair, seeking outstanding candidates to fill many positions available at AISD schools. Positions available include bus drivers/attendants, custodians and general maintenance workers. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited Texas Education Agency to qualify for…
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Help Available for Texans with Flood Insurance Claims and Questions

Headlines, News, Public Safety
Flood insurance claims can be complicated, and Texas policyholders may have questions as they move forward on the road to recovery. The Federal Emergency Management Agency’s National Flood Insurance Program call center is staffed with specialists who can assist Texas policyholders with servicing their claims, providing general information regarding their policies,…
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Lady Mavericks Release 2015-16 Schedule

Lady Mavericks Release 2015-16 Schedule

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
2015-16 Schedule | 2015 Preseason WNIT | Sun Belt ReleaseUT Arlington women’s basketball coach Krista Gerlich announced the 2015-16 nonconference schedule on Monday. The slate includes four opponents that reached the 2015 NCAA Tournament as well as two conference champions.“We have put together a nice schedule,” UT Arlington coach Krista Gerlich said. “It’s tough competition wise and…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for WNV This Week

Fire, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed a positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample, collected from a trap in the following area: W. Park Row Dr. at Forest Edge Dr. (Click here to view map) As a result, the City will begin targeted ground spraying following recommendations from the City Of…
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June 2015 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

News, On Call - Inside The Blue, Police, Public Safety
Inside this month’s On Call newsletter, the summer message is summertime safety and prevention. Find helpful safety reminders, highlights from police districts, calendar items and read how officers went shopping recently to find a suspect in a theft case. Click here to read the newsletter.
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Party on the Patio in The American Dream City!

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The best part of summer is sitting outside, listening to music and eating good food. Luckily, Party on the Patio presented by Arlington Parks and Recreation Department makes this possible!Ventana Grille hosts Party on The Patio every month from April to October. The concert series includes music from local bands. Ventana Grille is…
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Websites Update Arlington Disaster Survivors with Recovery Information

News, Public Safety
Arlington area residents may have many questions as they recover from the flooding and severe storms that battered the state May 4 to June 19. Am I eligible for aid if I’m a renter? How do I replace my lost documents? What can I do about mold? Where can I…
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APD Recognized for Innovative Strategies

Headlines, News, Police
The Arlington Police Department received a special honor, which Police Chief Will Johnson accepted last week on behalf the entire department and our dedicated community. The Texas Police Chiefs Association 2015 Innovation Award recognizes the department’s pioneering use of unmanned aircraft systems for public safety purposes and ground-breaking approach to…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Ninja & Butterscotch

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet NinjaThis is one sleek, cool cat. Ninja is a male, five year old, solid black Bombay mix. Ninja was owner surrendered to the shelter. He was described as friendly with children and adults. This big boy is a shy guy. He wants to be…
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Drumming Around The American Dream City

Highlights, Library, News
Drumming Around Town, which launched in April, continues to be a hit with aspiring musicians of all ages. This engaging program was created by the Arlington Public Library to encourage the fine arts and music education. many local high schoolers enjoy getting to play the drums outside of the classroom and with…
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UT Arlington Mavs Take Part in Summer Baseball

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
With baseball season ending in late May, UT Arlington had 10 players travel across the country to play summer baseball with five different teams in four different leagues.“Summer ball is extremely important for our program,” UT Arlington coach Darin Thomas said. “It’s another whole season. It gives you at-bats, puts…
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Disaster Information Available for Texans During July 4 Holiday

Highlights, News
Texans affected by the May 4 through June 19 severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding can call the FEMA Helpline to have their questions answered or check the status of their claims seven days a week, including the July 4 holiday weekend. Although all State/Federal Disaster Recovery Centers in Texas…
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Golden PAWS – Meet Leo

Animal Services, News
Leo is a handsome eight year old male, brown and white medium-haired Tabby. He is already neutered. This sweet fellow was owner surrendered to the shelter because his pet guardians were moving. He can be a little timid at first, but he will love sitting in your lap and he enjoys a…
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Arlington Water Tower Receives Facelift, New Logo

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
A rehabilitation project featuring the City of Arlington’s water tower located at Matlock and George Finger Road has been completed with a new paint job and the City’s updated logo. This $1.3 million rehabilitation project is part of regular maintenance conducted by the Arlington Water Utilities Department. Funding for this project…
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FEMA and SBA May Offer Arlington Renters Disaster Assistance

News, Public Safety
Arlington renters who were affected by the storms and flooding that occurred May 4 through June 19 may be eligible for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the U. S. Small Business Association (SBA). Assistance may include: A short-term rental grant to assist with rent at a new…
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Arlington Urban Ministries Serves One Millionth Pound of Food

Community, Headlines, News
Arlington Urban Ministries’ Mobile Food Pantry (MFP) served their one millionth pound of food to families in need on Wednesday, July 1. The MFP, along with state and local officials, served the celebratory millionth pound at Wesley United Methodist Church in Arlington.“We serve the community because it is our calling.” Arlington Urban Ministries…
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July 2015 Student-Athlete of the Month: UTA’s Clayton Vaughn

Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Sprinter Clayton Vaughn ended his career at UT Arlington as one of the most decorated athletes in school history. In addition to being one of the fastest men in the nation, the six-time All-American graduated in May with honors and was named an Academic All-American. In 2014, he held the fastest time all season in the…
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4th of July Holiday Closings and Service Schedules

News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices will be closed for Independence Day on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. In Arlington, garbage and recycling collection will run as scheduled on Friday, July 3, 2015. There will be no curbside garbage collection on Saturday, July 4. This does not affect curbside…
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4th of July Holiday Closings and Service Schedules

News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices will be closed for Independence Day on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4. In Arlington, garbage and recycling collection will run as scheduled on Friday, July 3, 2015. There will be no curbside garbage collection on Saturday, July 4. This does not affect curbside…
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Arlington 4th of July Weekend Buzz 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Light Up Arlington 2015 Friday, July 3Light Up Arlington brings great food, fireworks and live music to Downtown! Vendors and activities for all ages kicks off at 6 p. m. with fireworks…
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Building Beautiful Stories, Piece by Piece

Highlights, Library, News
Arlington tweens had a chance this summer to create stories and then custom-build them, piece by piece. The public library offered a new program in June, Lego Club: Superhero Edition. Using Lego’s Story Starter kits, participants collaborated in small groups to create unique stories of their own design. To match…
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