Pets of the Week – Meet Sonny & Scamp

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet SonnyThis week’s Cat of the Week, Sonny, is a one year old, male, Domestic Short-haired Tabby that is orange and white in color. Are you needing some creature comfort? Then Sonny may be the one for you! Sonny was owner surrendered due to the…
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Mayor’s Holiday Party for Children: Dec. 5, 2015

News
Celebrate the holiday season with stories, music, and fun at the Mayor’s Holiday Party for Children this Saturday, December 5!Arlington Public Library will kick off the holiday season with songs and fun performed by Theatre Arlington’s SRO (Standing Room Only) Youth Touring Company. There will also be interactive stories by library…
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Texas Christkindl Market Braves Wet Weather, Opens in Arlington

Entertainment, Headlines, News
While the deluge of showers delayed the launch of the 2015 Texas Christkindl Market by one day, it did not stop the event from welcoming visitors this Thanksgiving weekend. Lighted huts with artisan and Christmas wares, as well as food, now line Road to Six Flags Drive, while a snow playground…
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Mavs Win Fourth Straight, Face Texas Next on Dec. 1, 2015

News, Sports, UT Arlington
A trio of career performances helped the UT Arlington Mavericks extend their winning streak to four in a row by downing Rice 92-74 Sunday at Tudor Fieldhouse. The starting backcourt of Erick Neal and Drew Charles set the tone early, and forward Kevin Hervey came strong on late as UTA pulled away from its Conference USA foe. The…
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Texas Christkindl Market in Arlington Opens Friday, Nov. 27, 2015

News
Aromas of sizzling brats and sounds of local music will fill the air yet again at the fifth annual Texas Christkindl Market in the American Dream City. This year, it’s going to be even bigger than ever. The annual market will bring German holiday traditions to Arlington starting this Friday, November…
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City of Arlington Releases 6-Month Project Forecast

Headlines, News, Public Works, Water Utilities
If you’re looking for contracting opportunities in Arlington, there are a number of projects on the horizon that will improve the economic climate over the next six months. Some of the projects included in the City’s six-month report include millions of dollars in improvements and repairs to Arlington’s streets, drainage systems, as…
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UTA Spotlight: Student Affairs Celebrates Japanese Culture

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories:– Student Congress allows students a chance to make a difference on campus.– “One Night Without a Home”…
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Celebrate the Holiday Season with Arlington Parks & Recreation

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Parks and Recreation has a number of holiday season events for families to check out in The American Dream City this December! 1. Olde Town Christmas Craft FairOn Friday, December 4th from 12 p. m. to 7 p. m. at Dottie Lynn Recreation Center, Arlington Parks and Recreation hosts its annual Olde…
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Arlington Thanksgiving Weekend Buzz: November 26-29, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Texas Christkindl Market — Opens Nov. 27The Texas Christkindl Market is one of the largest open-air markets in the Southwest. Inspired by Arlington’s relationship with its German sister city, Bad…
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Mission Arlington Helping Families Enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner

News
Thousands of volunteers have poured into Downtown Arlington this November to help families in need enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. It’s an annual effort by Mission Arlington to make the holiday special for families in the Metroplex, focusing primarily on communities in Arlington and Grand Prairie. Approximately 6,000 volunteers will gather at Mission Arlington’s main office…
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Christmas Tree Arrives at City Hall Ahead of Holiday Lights Parade

Community, Headlines, News
The holiday season has officially arrived in The American Dream City. An approximately 50-foot blue spruce Christmas tree made its way from Michigan to City Hall Tuesday morning, November 24, 2015. Ellen Stubbs, the parade coordinator, says it’s the tallest tree to date in Arlington. In keeping with tradition, the official lighting…
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Arlington Library Presents Campfire Legends: Nov. 25, 2015

Highlights, News
Families excitedly enter, noticing flames from the center of the room glowing and casting shadows about the walls of what on a normal day would be a standard community room. The space is now a cozy campground complete with a roaring fire, lanterns, and a ukulele. The campfire leaders welcome…
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2015 Thanksgiving Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

News
Many City of Arlington municipal government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, 2015 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. There will be no garbage and recycling pickups on Thanksgiving Day. There will be no make-up days; service will resume on the next regularly scheduled collection day. Friday collections will…
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7 Holiday Season Events Happening in The American Dream City

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Texas Christkindl MarketThe Texas Christkindl Market is one of the largest open-air markets in the Southwest. Inspired by Arlington’s relationship with its German sister city, Bad Königshofen, the market is in its fifth year at Globe Life Park and will be open November 27 through December 23. It features vendors,…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Princess & Mitzi

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet MitziThis chosen Dog of the Week is a female, six-year old, Miniature Schnauzer mix that is black and white in color, and weighs 31 pounds. What a sweetheart of a dog! Mitzi is a mellow dog that loves belly rubs. She is gentle when…
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Arlington Museum Officially Unveils Star of Texas Art Project

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, News
The Arlington Museum of Art unveiled its Star of Texas art exhibit to the public this past this Friday, November 20, 2015, with a reception in Downtown. The project includes 20 fiberglass stars that will be positioned throughout Arlington’s Cultural Arts District, Downtown and Entertainment District. Residents will start to see the stars being…
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UTA Landscape Architect Shaping New Way of Thinking About Plants

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Landscape architect David Hopman isn’t only installing plants on a sparse patch of ground just west of the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs Building: he is shaping a new way of thinking about how and what to plant. The associate professor of landscape architecture recently returned to The University…
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Arlington Animal Services Home 4 the Holidays Event: Dec. 5, 2015

News
On Saturday, December 5, 2015, Arlington Animal Services‘ dream is to help adoptable cats and dogs find a “Home 4 the Holidays” during this annual event. The event will feature: Pictures with your child or pet with Santa from 12 p. m. – 4 p. m. Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) low…
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“Turkey Day” Thanksgiving Golf Shotgun by Arlington Parks & Rec.

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Start your Thanksgiving holiday with the best first course: a golf course. Join Arlington Parks and Recreation on Thanksgiving (Thursday, November 26, 2015) for their Turkey Day Golf Shotgun!Due to inclement weather in the forecast and a lack of early sign-ups, Chester Ditto will no longer be open on Thanksgiving Day. Golfers…
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Fish Creek Neighborhood Association Helps Keep Arlington Beautiful

Community, Highlights, News, Public Works
On Saturday November 14, 2015, the Fish Creek Neighborhood Association Members gathered at the Fish Creek Walking trail on Normandy Drive. Over the course of three hours, residents gathered trash, litter and debris that washed into the creek during recent rain events. By helping to protect our local waterways and natural…
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The Arlington Museum of Art Announces $550,000 Gift

Arts & Culture, Headlines, News
The Arlington Museum of Art announced at the opening of their new exhibit “Modern Masters” that it has secured a $550,000 gift to retire the mortgage on the building. It is the largest single gift the museum has ever received.“Local philanthropist Sam Mahrouq and his wife, Rania, very generously gave this $550,000…
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On the Clock: Managing Big Gameday Traffic in Arlington

Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Police, Public Works
“On the Clock” is a brand new 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. During each show, we will go “on the clock” with a different Arlington department to highlight…
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7 Volunteer Opportunities for Residents This Holiday Season

Community, Headlines, News, Volunteer
The holiday season is for making memories with loved ones and being grateful for everything you have. It’s also a great time to lend a helping hand to those who don’t have everything they need in the American Dream City. ​Here are seven opportunities in Arlington to give back to…
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Beautify Arlington Through Leaf Recycling Starting Nov. 21, 2015

Garbage & Recycling, Headlines, News
Back by popular demand, Arlington’s leaf recycling sites return November 21, 2015 and runs through February 21, 2016. The City of Arlington encourages residents to be a part of this year’s free leaf recycling program. Get your friends, family and neighbors to join in. This united effort helps clear our neighborhoods…
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National Wreaths Across America Day Needs Volunteers

Community, Headlines, News
Before 2009, National Wreaths Across America Day was celebrated at cemeteries across the country, but not at the DFW National Cemetery. It was that year that Frisco residents Chris and Mary Bush lost their son, Army Cpl. Peter Courcy, in Afghanistan. Ever since, the couple has made it their mission to…
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TxDOT Awards Interstate 30/State Highway 360 Interchange Project

Headlines, News, Transportation
The Texas Transportation Commission today awarded the $233 million Interstate 30/State Highway 360 interchange project to Williams Brothers Construction Co., Inc. of Houston. The interchange becomes the largest Proposition 1 funded project in the state.“The new multi-level interchange will modernize one of the pivotal crossroads that link the Metroplex together.”…
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UTA Softball’s Dream Schedule Includes Texas, Arizona

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
After a record-breaking 2015 season, the UT Arlington softball program announced a highly competitive 2016 schedule highlighted by home games against Arizona and Texas at Allan Saxe Field.UTA opens the season with three of its four nonconference tournaments at home, including the season opener versus Texas Southern on Feb. 11.UTA…
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Interlochen: A Holiday Lights Tradition Starts Dec. 17, 2015

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Police
Interlochen Map 2015 Interlochen, one of the largest holiday light displays in north Texas celebrates its 40th anniversary this year in The American Dream City. The Arlington Police Department can help you navigate safely through this wonderland of lights. Beginning Thursday, Dec. 17, through Dec. 25, 2015, the Arlington Police Department will setup…
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Arlington City Council Approves Airport Development Plan

Aviation, Headlines, News
At the evening session on November 17, 2015, the Arlington City Council approved an ordinance amending 99 square miles – the Comprehensive Plan for the City of Arlington to incorporate the Airport Development Plan for the Arlington Municipal Airport. Arlington is designated by the FAA as a “Reliever” airport, a large general…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 19-22, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Arlington Museum Unveils New “Star of Texas” Project: Nov. 20, 2015The Arlington Museum of Art is opening its Star of Texas exhibit this Friday, November 20, 2015, with a reception…
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City of Arlington Works to Improve Neighborhood Appearances

Garbage & Recycling, Highlights, News
Championing Great Neighborhoods is a key priority of Arlington City Council and that includes improving neighborhood appearance and integrity throughout the city. The City Council approved an ordinance at the evening session on November 10, 2015 related to the storage of residential recycling carts. Residents will now be required to store the recycling carts…
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Construction Contract Approved for Great Southwest Parkway

Headlines, News, Public Works, Transportation
Enhancing regional mobility continues to be a priority for the Arlington City Council, and that includes the reconstruction of Great Southwest Parkway from Avenue E to Abram Street. A contract with Jackson Construction, Ltd., of Fort Worth in the amount of $11.5 million, was approved by the City Council at the evening session…
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City Council Approves Payday & Auto Title Lending Ordinance

Government, Headlines, News
The Arlington City Council approved a Credit Access Business ordinance addressing payday and auto title lending at the evening session on November 17, 2015. The City Council approved this ordinance to address concerns from residents that the practices of certain credit access businesses cause customers to become trapped in a cycle of short-term,…
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UTA Spotlight: Mavericks Honor Local Veterans

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories:– Local veterans are honored during special ceremony at UTA.– A chili coo-off spices things up during this year’s…
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City Council Approves Next Phase of Abram St. Rebuild Project

Headlines, News, Public Works, Transportation
Arlington is moving forward with the next phase of the Abram Street Rebuild Project, which will ultimately make the transportation connections within and beyond the City’s borders more efficient. The next phase of the Abram Street Rebuild Project will consist of the reconstruction of Abram Street between Collins Street and Stadium Drive as a 5-lane…
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City Relaunches Neighborhood Matching Grant Program

Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” continues to be a key priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality…
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City of Arlington Now Part of the Social Network ‘Nextdoor’

Community, Headlines, News
The City is working to improve and expand its communication efforts with residents throughout Arlington by joining the private social network of Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a private social network for you, your neighbors and your community and its mission is to use the power of technology to build stronger and safer neighborhoods. The…
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Ask Arlington: Texas Christkindl Market Opens Nov. 27, 2015

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll do…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Abel & Sandy

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet AbelThis week’s chosen Cat of the Week, Abel, is a male, blue and white Domestic Shorthair that is about two years old. Abel is a very lovable guy that enjoys affection. He has a great purr and is very good at “making biscuits”…he will…
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Arlington Reminds Residents to Cease the Grease This Thanksgiving

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation, Water Utilities
With the Thanksgiving holiday quickly approaching, Eco Man and Arlington Water Utilities want to remind residents to prevent backed-up sanitary sewers and clogged pipes by properly disposing of fats, oils and grease. Residents should not place meat fats, cooking oil, butter- and margarine-based goods, or dairy products down drains and garbage…
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Cooper Street Improvements Will Enhance Mobility, Safety

Headlines, News, Public Works, Transportation
If you’ve driven on Cooper Street between I-20 and Mitchell Street near UT Arlington recently, then you’ve probably encountered some construction areas that slowed your commute. The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is managing this multimillion dollar project along Cooper Street, one of the city’s major thoroughfares. Raised-curb medians should be completed…
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Arlington City Council Approves Three Grants to Improve Resident Safety

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
Arlington City Council continues to reinforce its priority to Champion Great Neighborhoods, approving three grants to improve community policing efforts and resident safety throughout the city. The City Council authorized the acceptance of the following grants at the evening session on November 10, 2015: The acceptance of a grant from the…
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UTA Receives $1.5 million to Increase PhDs in Areas of National Need

News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington departments of Mathematics and Computer Science and Engineering have been awarded a total of $1.5 million for two U. S. Department of Education grants to help students earn doctoral degrees in areas of national need. The highly competitive Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need,…
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Arlington Museum Unveils New “Star of Texas” Project: Nov. 20, 2015

Arts & Culture, Community, Headlines, News
The Arlington Museum of Art is opening its Star of Texas exhibit this Friday, November 20, 2015, with a reception from 6:30-8:30 p. m. The project was unveiled in September and includes 20 fiberglass stars positioned throughout Arlington’s Cultural Arts District, Downtown and Entertainment District.“This project will open people’s eyes to art in…
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November 2015 Student-Athlete of the Month: Ashley Johnson

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Ashley Johnson, senior member for Arlington Martin’s cross country team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for November 2015. Ashley excels on the track and in the classroom, where she carries a 3.87 G. P. A. She says that her favorite subject is science, an area that…
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Everest College Launches American Dream Scholarship Program

Education, Headlines, News
Everest College, a nonprofit career training institution, recently invited local community members in Arlington to learn more about the college and the new American Dream Scholarship, a multi-million-dollar institutional scholarship program that awards eligible first-time students up to $5,000 per academic year. In February of this year Everest College-Mid-Cities was purchased…
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5 Ways to Be Green This Holiday Season in Arlington

Garbage & Recycling, Headlines, News
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and unfortunately, it’s also a time to toss out a lot of trash. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, household trash increases by 25%. Thankfully, this doesn’t have to be the case in The American Dream City, with many resources…
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UTA Student Looks to Make Mastery Over Rubik’s Cube Profitable

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
UTA student Anthony Brooks never travels anywhere empty-handed.He is always carrying at least one Rubik’s Cube.Brooks doesn’t fret about solving the puzzle. He can do it in less than 10 seconds, and often much less. The University of Texas at Arlington business management major belongs to...
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Tillie Burgin, Mission Arlington Helping Others Realize the American Dream

Community, Headlines, News
Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex Executive Director Tillie Burgin has been making a difference in The American Dream City for nearly 30 years. After serving as missionaries in Korea in the late 1970’s, Burgin and her family spent seven years praying about doing missions locally. From a closet in downtown Arlington, Burgin launched Mission…
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Arlington Public Library Prepares for New Era of Service

Headlines, Library, News
Over the next three years, residents will see many exciting and innovative changes for Arlington Public Library, including a brand new, state-of-the-art central library in the heart of Downtown.Utilizing feedback from focus groups, surveys, and discussions held with citizens and stakeholders throughout the city, the library has crafted a three-year…
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Six Flags Over Texas Celebrates the Season with Holiday in the Park

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Six Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, transforms into the “Cheer” capital this holiday season. For 30 years, Holiday in the Park has spread holiday joy to families. This year the tradition continues as this magical event shines even brighter. On select dates from November 21 through January…
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City Council Approves Several Parks & Recreation Improvements

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The Arlington City Council approved several Parks and Recreation improvements and construction projects at the October 27, 2015 and November 10, 2015 council meetings. These improvements will enhance outdoor recreation for Arlington residents for years to come.“We’re always looking for ways to improve our parks facilities and recreation centers and the…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 12-15, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Adventure to Santa at The Parks at ArlingtonAdventure to Santa, a storytelling experience centered around Shrek characters and designed by Dreamworks Animation, returns to The American Dream City this holiday…
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2015 Veterans Day – Honoring the Great Men & Women Who Served

Community, Headlines, News
Duty, sacrifice and service are words that come to mind when we stop to reflect on why America celebrates Veterans Day. With pride-filled fanfare and some somber reflections of sacrifices made in service to others, Arlington celebrated Veterans Day with several special events throughout the city, including a Veterans Day Commemoration…
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City Departments Work Together to Keep Residents Safe After Gas Leak

Fire, Headlines, News
Several City of Arlington departments worked together early Wednesday morning to make sure residents were safe after a gas leak prompted authorities to evacuate buildings in the area. Construction crews ruptured a gas line in the 1800 block of East Abram Street around 8:18 a. m., according to the Arlington Fire Department.…
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UTA Spotlight: Students, Faculty Celebrate Homecoming Week

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories:– Blue Bell Ice Cream returns to the DFW area.– Step Show kicks off 2015 Homecoming Week (November 7-14,…
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Volunteers Needed for 2015 Texas Christkindl Market in Arlington

Community, Headlines, News
The fifth annual Texas Christkindl Market, one of the largest open air holiday markets in the Southwest, is just around the corner, and volunteers are still needed to make it possible. The volunteer opportunities for the German market are greeter/information, Kindermarket greeter, stage assistant, check-in booth, and Arlington Highlands warming hut…
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City of Arlington Conducts Watershed Studies to Help Prevent Flooding

Headlines, News, Public Works
Like the roads and highways that run around Arlington, 140 miles of streams, creeks and drainage channels also weave their way throughout the American Dream City. Keeping track of those waterways–and the surrounding land–requires constant vigilance. Because when rains cause them to swell and overflow, flooding can occur, making it a…
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UTA Tops in Texas, No. 16 in U.S. for 2016 ‘Best for Vets’ Schools

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is the best four-year college in Texas for military veterans and one of the top 20 schools in the nation for servicemen and servicewomen who are working to earn a college degree, according to Military Times. The news organization’s Best for Vets: Colleges 2016…
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Keeping Arlington Beautiful: Council Approves Two New Projects

Environment, Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Keeping Arlington beautiful continues to be a focus of the City Council, as council members approved two beautification projects at the evening session on November 10, 2015. The first is a Local Project Advanced Funding Agreement with the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) in the amount of $400,000. This project includes landscape improvements for approximately 10 miles…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Roscoe & Luna

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet RoscoeThis handsome Dog of the Week named Roscoe is a male Burnese Mountain Dog/Rottweiler mix that is four and half years old. He is black, bronze and white in color and weighs about 73 pounds. Roscoe was owner surrendered to us. His previous owner…
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Read About New Mentoring Program in ‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter

Government, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Support Quality Education” continues to be a key priority for the work of our city. Public education that produces graduates who are prepared for future success provides the foundation for a strong Arlington community. In this latest Support Quality Education newsletter, residents can…
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Ditto Creek & Crystal Canyon Creek Open House: Nov. 12, 2015

News
The City is holding an open house on Thursday, November 12, 2015 for residents living in the Ditto Creek and Crystal Canyon Creek area to discuss the Lower Trinity River Tributary watershed study. City Staff will be available between 4:00 p. m. to 7:00 p. m. at 1601 NE Green Oaks Boulevard. This open house…
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Get Rid of Your Old Computers, Electronics: Nov. 14, 2015

Environment, News
On Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, residents are invited to celebrate Texas Recycles Day in Arlington by disposing of unwanted computers, televisions, or even cell phones. The annual Computer Roundup is from 8 a. m. to noon in the parking lot at the southeast corner of Mitchell and Cooper streets on the UT-Arlington campus.…
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City Working to Keep Streets Clean Throughout Arlington

Community, Headlines, News, Public Works
The City of Arlington is working to keep streets clean for both residents and businesses throughout the 2016 fiscal year. On October 27, 2015, during the evening session, Arlington City Council approved a contract for the Public Works Department for street sweeping services with Pannell Industries, Inc. in the estimated amount of…
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UT Arlington Salutes Military Veterans During Nov. 11 Ceremonies

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington will honor its military men and women on Wednesday, Nov. 11, with a series of events celebrating Veterans Day. UTA is home to more than 3,000 veterans and dependents of veterans who utilize military benefits to cover the cost of college. A student trumpeter heralds…
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Arlington PD Receives Hiring Grant for 15 Officer Positions

Highlights, News, Police, Public Safety
Arlington Police Department has accepted a grant from the United States Department of Justice Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) for funding in the amount of $1,875,000 over three years through the COPS Hiring Program (CHP) for 15 police officers. City Council approved the acceptance of this grant at the evening…
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Texas Christkindl Market Has Holiday Fun in Store for Arlington Residents

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Aromas of sizzling brats and sounds of local music will fill the air yet again at the fifth annual Texas Christkindl Market in the American Dream City. This year, it’s going to be even bigger than ever. The annual market will bring German holiday traditions to Arlington starting Friday, November 27…
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Town Hall to Discuss SH 360 South Project: Nov. 10, 2015

News, Transportation
Residents and business owners in Arlington, Grand Prairie and Mansfield have a chance to learn more about the $330 million SH 360 South Project during an open house scheduled for 6 p. m. Tuesday, Nov. 10 at the Mansfield Timberview High School cafeteria. More than 100 people attended the Oct. 21 groundbreaking…
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UT Arlington Men’s Basketball Excited About Season Ahead

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
UT Arlington men’s basketball held Media Day to preview the upcoming season Wednesday at College Park Center. The press conference was headed by UTA coach Scott Cross, junior guard Drew Charlesand sophomore forward Kevin Hervey. The Mavericks enter the 2015-16 slate with six newcomers and nine returners, three of which started…
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Rib Cutting Officially Opens Jambo’s Barbecue Shack

Highlights, News
Jambo’s Barbecue Shack, a new barbecue restaurant in The American Dream City, held a ceremonial rib cutting Friday to celebrate its second location, 2502 Little Road. Arlington residents Paul and Ashton Lovato purchased the original restaurant in Rendon in 2014 from competition BBQ legend Jamie Greer. If you love slow-smoked BBQ, try the sliced or chopped…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus – Nov. 9-10, 2015

Community, Highlights, News, Public Safety
The City of Arlington has confirmed one new positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following areas: Mossy Oak Street @ Park Hill Drive To date the City has ten confirmed human cases of WNV. Targeted ground spraying…
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Arlington Library Hosts a Night of Mysterious Tales for Children

Highlights, Library, News
On Thursday, October 29, 2015, nearly 50 patrons showed up to see Arlington Public Library’s A Little Night of Mysteries program. The evening included three mysterious tales presented through the medium of performance. Miss Shannon, Miss Bethany, and Miss Kayla recreated the classic poem The Spider and the Fly with a multi-media ‘silent film…
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Gerlich, Lady Mavs Dare to Dream as Basketball Season Approaches

Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Expectations are high for the UT Arlington women’s basketball this season, something the players and coaches discussed during Media day on Wednesday at College Park Center in Arlington. The Lady Mavericks were represented by UTA coach Krista Gerlich, senior point guard LaShanda Green and sophomore center Rebekah VanDijk. Opening statement: Gerlich:…
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5 MyArlingtonTV Shows for Residents to Check Out

Community, Headlines, News
MyArlingtonTV, which can be found on Time Warner Cable Channel 16 and AT&T U-verse channel 99, continues to add programming for residents in The American Dream City. You can find a weekly TV schedule for all of MyArlingtonTV’s original programming by clicking here. These videos are also available on the City’s…
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Notice to Residents: Arlington Water Utilities Routine Monitoring Violation

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Starting the first week of November, Arlington Water Utilities (“AWU”) is mailing a notice to its customers concerning the number of bacteriological samples collected in August 2015. This notice will be mailed throughout November. This notice outlines a technical violation of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality sample collection rules…
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Arlington Museum of Art Set to Open New Exhibit Featuring Andy Warhol

Arts & Culture, Headlines, News
Beginning Saturday, November 21, 2015, the Arlington Museum of Art will house the Modern Masters from the Guild Hall collection, a must-see for contemporary art fans in The American Dream City. This exhibition will feature work by 60 artists including Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Jackson Pollock, Roy Lichtenstein, Willem de Kooning,…
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Adventure to Santa Returns to The Parks at Arlington This Holiday Season

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Adventure to Santa, a storytelling experience centered around Shrek characters and designed by Dreamworks Animation, returns to The American Dream City this holiday season at The Parks at Arlington!The Dreamworks DreamPlace sits in the center of the mall and glitters with animated exteriors powered by over three million pixels and 15,000…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 5-8, 2015

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Arlington Heroes 5K & Fun RunThe Rotary Club of Arlington is hosting the first-ever Arlington Heroes Run (a 5K and Fun Run) on Saturday, November 7, 2015. Proceeds from this…
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2015 ‘Hiring Red, White & You!’ Event to Help Veterans Find Jobs

Community, Headlines, News
Click here to register for the job fair. Workforce Solutions, the Texas Veterans Commission and Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) are hosting a job fair for veterans on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 at Globe Life Park, 1000 Ballpark Way in Arlington. The event will run from 9:00 a. m. to 2:00 p. m. This job…
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Arlington Eats: Food Truck Series Serves Up Tasty Cuisine

Arts & Culture, 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 checks out the Food Truck Series presented by the Arlington Parks & Recreation Department. Food trucks from across the…
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UTA Spotlight: Lady Mavs Dream of Championship Season

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss this installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news happening in The American Dream City. Here are this week’s top stories:– A look at the Arlington Steak House, one of the city’s iconic restaurants.– Rain couldn’t dampen the…
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First College Football Playoff Rankings Released

Headlines, News, Sports
The first official College Football Playoff Selection Committee rankings are out for the 2015 season. The top four teams in order this week are Clemson, LSU, Ohio State and Alabama. Two Texas schools cracked the top 10, with Baylor coming in at #6 and TCU ranked #8. The committee’s rankings will be announced…
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Culture Buzz: UTA Jazz Program One of the Best in the Region

Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, News Clips, UT Arlington
UT Arlington is home to one of the most exciting, innovative jazz studies programs in the country. The school’s faculty and ensembles have garnered numerous honors and awards, which has led to performances all around the globe, including right here in The American Dream City at the Levitt Pavilion. Director of Jazz…
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