On the Clock: Traveling with the City of Arlington’s Pothole Repair Crew

News, Streets
“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 City of Arlington’s…
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Free Leaf Recycling at Arlington Landfill Extended to January 31 for Residents

Garbage & Recycling, News, Public Works
Didn’t get all your leaves raked up by the end of the year? Drop off for leaf recycling at the Arlington Landfill has been extended by a month for Arlington residents. Recycle your leaves at the Arlington Landfill located at 800 Mosier Valley Road through January 31st. Alternately, the City of Arlington…
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Fire Station 12 in South Arlington Temporarily Closes for Renovations

Fire, Headlines, News, Public Safety
Fire Station 12 at 5050 South Collins Street will temporarily close for renovations starting January 1, 2017. The closure, which will last at least six months, is not expected to affect response times for the South Arlington station’s service area, which is bordered by Interestate 20, Sublett Road, Silo Road and Texas 360. Fire crews…
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New Year Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Headlines, News
New Year’s Eve – Saturday, December 31, 2016What’s Open: Lake Arlington Operations Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Golf Course Meadowbrook Park Golf Course Arlington Tennis Center – closes at 3 p. m. Cliff Nelson Recreation Center – 9 a. m.– 1 p. m. Dottie Lynn Recreation Center – 9 a. m.– 1 p. m.…
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Dreams Come True: Life Imitates Ad for UTA Nursing Graduate

Education, News, UT Arlington
As a five-year-old, Taylor Smith helped make a series of print ads for her mother’s employer, The University of Texas at Arlington’s nursing program. The 1999 black and white ads showed Smith, a stethoscope around her neck, listening to the heartbeat of Stephen Priddy, the child of another nursing program employee. Smith…
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2016 Brought Major News for The American Dream City

Government, Headlines, News
From the successful Texas Rangers ballpark election to the groundbreaking of the $30 million Downtown Library, 2016 has been a year of excitement for the City of Arlington. Let’s take a look back at some of the biggest stories that happened this year in The American Dream City. Cultural District DesignationThe…
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Arlington New Year Weekend Buzz: Dec. 29, 2016 – Jan. 2, 2017

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over TexasSix Flags Over Texas, the Thrill Capital of Texas, transforms into the epitome of a holiday extravaganza. On select dates from November…
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Cooper Street Lane Closures Scheduled Next Month During Water Infrastructure Project

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Two right lanes of northbound Cooper Street near West Inwood Drive will be closed January 3-6 and from January 9-13 for necessary water utilities infrastructure upgrades. The construction area, which will be from just north of the intersection of Cooper Street and Matlock Road to Lynda Lane, will be temporarily paved…
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Revisit the City of Arlington’s Top 5 YouTube Videos of 2016

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
As we prepare to ring in the New Year, let’s take a look back on some of the most popular videos of 2016 in The American Dream City. These are ranked by the total number of views on our City of Arlington YouTube channel. A special thank you to the Arlington community…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Rocky & Nathan

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet RockyWant an exercise buddy for the New Year? This one and half year old, male Boxer Mix is brown, black and white in color and weighs 93 pounds. Rocky—what an apt name! He’s very active and lively. Sit and shake are commands he obeys. His previous…
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Dreams Coming True for Arlington Native Maren Morris, CMA New Artist of the Year

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Arlington native Maren Morris has seen many of her dreams come true in 2016. The 26-year-old country singer/songwriter was named 2016 CMA New Artist of the Year, received four Grammy awards nominations and also recently performed her new songs “My Church” and “80s Mercedes” on Saturday Night Live.“I moved to Nashville…
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How to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Arlington

Garbage & Recycling, Headlines, News
Christmas tree recycling is available to Arlington residents from December 26, 2016 through January 11, 2017. To recycle a Christmas tree, drop it off at Calloway’s Nursery, 4940 S. Cooper St., or at the public convenience center at the Arlington Landfill, 800 Mosier Valley Rd. All ornaments, lights, tree stands and plastic…
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AT&T Stadium to Host 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Knockout Round

Headlines, News
The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has announced that AT&T Stadium in Arlington is among 14 venues that will welcome the 2017 edition of the CONCACAF Gold Cup next July 7-26. AT&T Stadium, home of the Dallas Cowboys, will host a Knockout Round game date, with…
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Tillie Burgin & Mission Arlington Making Holiday Dreams Come True

Community, Headlines, News
Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex and Executive Director Tillie Burgin have been making a huge difference for three decades, helping dreams come true for families in need across The American Dream City. After serving as missionaries in Korea in the late 1970’s, Burgin and her family spent seven years praying about doing missions locally. From…
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Arlington Christmas Weekend Buzz: December 22-26, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Interlochen Holiday Lights — Open until Christmas DayInterlochen, one of the largest holiday light displays in north Texas celebrates its 41st year in The American Dream City. The Arlington Police Department can…
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Live in Arlington: 8 American Dream Stories from the Year 2016

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. America’s team. America’s pastime. American made automobiles. America’s largest home builder. Arlington is the American Dream City. We are home to the Dallas Cowboys,…
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Annual Red Kettle Mayoral Challenge Raises More Than $80,000 for Salvation Army

Community, News
Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and City Council members rang bells and collected nearly $13,000 in donations on Saturday, December 18, during an annual friendly competition to raise money for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign. Arlington, Mansfield, Kennedale, Pantego and Dalworthington Gardens city leaders competed in the one-day challenge, which raised a…
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Culture Buzz: Picasso Ceramics Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
The newest “Culture Buzz” segment on MyArlingtonTV takes a journey to the Arlington Museum of Art in Downtown for its winter blockbuster exhibit, Pablo Picasso: Ceramics, featuring more than 40 ceramics by renowned artist Pablo Picasso. The exhibit opened to the public on November 12, 2016 and will be on display at…
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Arlington Eats: Six Flags Holiday in the Park’s Eats & Treats

Entertainment, Headlines, 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 Six Flags Over Texas, which has transformed into the epitome of a holiday extravaganza. Now through January 2, 2017, favorite attractions such…
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Arctic Blast Tubing Run a Big Hit at 2016 Texas Christkindl Market

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Residents and visitors still have a few more days to check out the 6th annual Texas Christkindl Market next to Globe Life Park in Arlington. One of the newest and most popular attractions this year is the Arctic Blast Tubing Run, an amazing tubing attraction with a 200-foot-long track that replicates…
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UTA Expanding 5 Graduate Nursing Degrees Online to Help Working Nurses Enhance Careers

Education, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation will offer five of its graduate nursing degrees online beginning in spring 2017, a move that is expected to significantly heighten opportunities for registered nurses to enhance their careers. The degrees include four master’s and one doctorate degree, the…
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I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project Update for Week of Dec. 19, 2016

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
o ease Christmas holiday traffic congestion, no new short-term lane closures are scheduled between 6 p. m. Thursday, December 22 and 9 p. m. Monday, December 26 as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Travelers are reminded to exercise caution and drive defensively with the expected heavy holiday traffic. Weekly Lane…
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December 2016 Student-Athlete of the Month: Brittany Breen

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Brittany Breen, junior for Lamar High School’s girls swim team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for December 2016. Brittany’s story is a unique one because she is visually impaired. However, that hasn’t prevented her from being a strong leader and captain of the swim team. She…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Ted & Logan

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Dog of the Week – Meet TedLooking for a fun work-out partner for the new year? This seven and a half month old male Dalmatian Bull Terrier mix is white and black in color, and weighs 42 pounds. Ted is a high spirited young guy looking for his new “fur-ever” home. He…
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2016 Holiday Closings and City Service Schedule in Arlington

Government, Headlines, News
Many City of Arlington municipal government offices will be closed on Friday, Dec. 23 and Monday, Dec. 26, in observance of the Christmas Holiday. Municipal government offices will also be closed both Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 24-25, 2016. Regular office hours and service schedules will resume Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016. Arlington Animal Services will be…
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Six Flags Over Texas and Guests Help Feed the Shelter Animals

Animal Services, News
Wags and Flags at the opening day of Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas kicked off on the 19th of November by spreading holiday cheer not only for guests visiting the park, but for the homeless animals at Arlington Animal Services. Valerie Kelton, Six Flags executive assistant to…
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Last Full Weekend to Visit the 6th Annual Texas Christkindl Market

News
It’s your last full weekend to check out the holiday festivities at the Texas Christkindl Market next to Globe Life Park in Arlington. Admission and parking is free every day and the market is open until Friday, December 23, 2016. With cold weather on the way both Saturday and Sunday, don’t forget…
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Gene Allen’s Providing Customers Dream Gifts for More Than 50 Years

Community, Headlines, News
Celebrating 51 years in business, Gene Allen’s Gifts is an Arlington staple. The family-owned business has two locations in neighborhood shopping centers in The American Dream City, one at 1638 W. Randol Mill Rd and one at 255 Southwest Plaza. It all began in March of 1959 when Gene Allen came to Arlington to…
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Join Mayor Williams Dec. 17 for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Challenge

Mayor & Council, News
Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams and members of City Council will be ringing the red bell Saturday, December 17, 2016 at the Walmart on Randol Mill for the Salvation Army Red Kettle Challenge. Mayor Williams will be ringing the bell from 10 a. m. to 4 p. m. on Saturday. The Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders, the Rangers Captain,…
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Spend Your Break with Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Winter Camps

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington Parks and Recreation offers several great winter camps for kids in The American Dream City during the holiday break. Junior tennis camps at Arlington Tennis Center are designed for all levels of players ages 5 to 18. Camps are taught by USPTA certified professionals to ensure the highest quality instruction. Facility cards…
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Spirit of Giving on Full Display at Mission Arlington’s Christmas Store

Community, Headlines, News
Mission Arlington’s annual Christmas Store is now open, helping families in need this holiday season at 400 W. South Street in Downtown. The store first started in 1987 with one ball and one coat in Executive Director Tillie Burgin’s office. Today, it’s a fully operational Christmas Store, with hundreds of toys for kids and…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: December 15-18, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Interlochen Holiday LightsInterlochen, one of the largest holiday light displays in north Texas celebrates its 41st year in The American Dream City. The Arlington Police Department can help you navigate safely through…
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One Special UT Arlington Graduate is Finishing Her Son’s Journey

Education, News, UT Arlington
Phyllis McGeath’s oldest son was killed in action while he was serving as a U. S. Marine in Afghanistan. She was determined to finish her degree because her son never got the chance to finish his. Phyllis is graduating cum laude from The University of Texas at Arlington this Friday, December 16,…
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9 Recycling Tips for Arlington Residents to Remember This Holiday Season

Community, Garbage & Recycling, Headlines, News
‘Tis the season to be jolly, and unfortunately, it’s also a time to toss out a lot of trash. However, it’s important to know that many of the items you throw out are recyclable. The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, household trash increases by 25%. Here…
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Arlington Parks & Rec’s Adult Ugly Sweater Skate Night: Dec. 17

News, Parks & Recreation
Adults kick off the holiday with Elzie Odom Athletic Center‘s first ever Ugly Christmas Sweater Skate night Saturday, December 17th!The fun begins at 8 PM and goes til 11 PM. There will be throwback music from the 70’s, 80’s, and 90’s along with a mix of today’s hits, games, an ugly…
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Christmas Safety Tips from the Arlington Fire Department

Fire, News, Public Safety
It is fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire smart. Nearly half of holiday decoration fires happen because decorations are placed too close to a heat source. The Arlington Fire Department…
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Dream Builders: Martin Senior’s Talent for the Bass Has Her Dreaming Big

Education, Headlines, 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 episode features Arlington native Molly Tutt, a senior at Martin High School…
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Join the Fun at Arlington Parks & Rec’s Santa’s Little Helpers: Dec. 17

News, Parks & Recreation
Join the fun with Arlington Parks and Recreation at Hugh Smith Recreation Center on December 17 from 9-11 AM!Kids in attendance will get the chance to make ornaments, decorate cookies, read a story and get a special visit from the North Pole!Parents should stay to help with the holiday fun…
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UT Arlington Wins Three U.S. Department of Transportation Grants

Headlines, News, Transportation, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington has won three national U. S. Department of Transportation grants that could be worth about $12 million in funding to UTA during the next five years and speaks to the University’s growing expertise across several academic and research disciplines that intersect the nation’s current and…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Tarzan & Chance

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet TarzanThis male one and a half year old is a red and white domestic shorthair. Tarzan, known as the king of the jungle, is sure to reign supreme in your household. This gentle guy has a motor that doesn’t stop! While he will take a break…
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UTA Reaches Record Number of Graduates with Dec. 2016 Commencement

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
For the third straight year, The University of Texas at Arlington will graduate a record number of degreed students by the completion of the 2016-17 academic year. Close to 7,000 candidates for graduation will receive their degrees during winter Commencement ceremonies Dec. 15-17 at UTA’s College Park Center. December ceremonies include…
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Arlington Water Utilities Department Unveils New Leak Detection Van

Government, News, Public Works, Water Utilities
Residents may soon spot a more recognizable Arlington Water Utilities conservation truck, thanks to a new Water is Awesome vehicle wrap. The truck, which now features colorful pictures of Arlington Water employees and water features like Lake Arlington, is part of the water department’s proactive leak detection program. The Water is…
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I-30/360 Interchange Project Update for Week of Dec. 12, 2016

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Below are the anticipated traffic impacts this week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather. Interstate 30 HOV Lanes (between Great Southwest Parkway and Cooper St.) Continuously, from now through fall 2020, the westbound I-30 HOV lane west of SH 161 will…
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Live in Arlington: 5 Public Parks Told Through the Eyes of a Resident

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. Arlington offers residents a strong, safe and fun community. From award-winning parks to play in, art and cultural experiences to inspire and activities that celebrate…
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Upcoming Entertainment & Activities at the Texas Christkindl Market

News
It’s undeniable, winter is finally here. Grab your warmest winter coat and head to the Texas Christkindl Market next to Globe Life Park in Arlington. Admission and parking is free every day and the market is open until Friday, December 23, 2016. Here are this weekend’s highlights not to be missed in…
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7 Things to Do While You’re in Arlington for the UIL State Championships

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
“The Pursuit of Happy” blog is brought to you by the Arlington CVB, written by those who LOVE this city and all of its quirks! Email your thoughts or interest in contributing to [email protected] org. The UIL Football State Championships take place at AT&T Stadium from Wednesday, December 14 – Saturday, December 17, 2016. The Arlington Convention &…
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Arlington Public Library Receives Designation as Family Place Library

Headlines, Library, News
The Arlington Public Library was formally designated as a Family Place Library Thursday, December 8, 2016. Family Place Libraries is a network of children’s librarians who believe that literacy begins at birth, and that libraries can help build healthy communities by nourishing healthy families. The Library has always emphasized early childhood literacy. In…
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November 2016 Property of the Month Winners Announced

Code Compliance, Government, News
The City of Arlington’s Code Compliance Services Division is proud to announce our November 2016 Property of the Month award winners: 425 N. Pecan Street 1950 S. E. Green Oaks Boulevard 1901 Thames Drive 4940 S. Cooper Street 1100 E. Interstate 20 Highway 2408 W. Abram Street 3107 Alps Court 719 W.…
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Celebrate the Season with the Animal Services Angel Tree & Adoption Specials

Animal Services, Headlines, News
Located in the lobby of Arlington Animal Services is a glistening tree donated by one grateful patron. Adorning each tag hanging from the tree is an item Arlington Animal Services hopes to see donated this holiday season. The items listed range from dish soap to animal blankets and paper towels. It’s…
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U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer to Speak at UTA

News, UT Arlington
U. S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer will address students, faculty, staff and members of the general public during UTA’s Maverick Speakers Series Special Edition at 7 p. m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The lecture at Texas Hall will focus on his new book, “The Court and the World: American Law and the New…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: December 8-11, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 6th Annual Texas Christkindl MarketInspired by the traditional Christmas market of Arlington’s sister city Bad Königshofen, Germany, the 6th Annual Texas Christkindl Market re-opened for business this year on Black Friday…
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New York Avenue Rebuild Project to Cause Closures Next Week

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department has announced closures related to construction for the New York Avenue Rebuild Project starting next Monday, December 12, 2016. This project will result in the closure of the south bound lanes along New York Avenue from Park Row Drive to Arkansas Lane. Only…
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Backstage Arlington: German Arts & Culture at Texas Christkindl Market

Entertainment, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
MyArlingtonTV is taking a trip across The American Dream City to showcase some of the diverse musical acts happening in Arlington’s schools, restaurants, churches and neighborhoods. Hosted by Tika Cook, “Backstage Arlington” highlights some of the different music acts and performing venues that exist in Arlington. The newest episode features the German…
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UTA Spotlight: Men’s Basketball Player Has an Eye for Photography

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 how an upcoming budget cut at the state level could impact people with disabilities. A UT Arlington…
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National Weather Service: Arctic Cold, Wintry Mix Possible Dec. 8, 2016

Headlines, News, Public Safety, Weather
The National Weather Service is advising residents to be prepared for the first arctic intrusion in almost two years across North and Central Texas. Please use the City’s WeatherBug technology found on the home page for the latest conditions in your Arlington neighborhood. After highs mostly in the 50s today, temperatures tonight will tumble…
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Arlington Mayor’s Holiday Pajama Storytime: Thurs. Dec. 15, 2016

Headlines, Library, News
Families are invited to come celebrate the holidays with Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams at a special pajama storytime on Thursday, December 15, 2016. This holiday event will take place from 6:30-7:30 p. m. at the Southeast Branch Library Community Room, located at 900 SE Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, Texas 76018. Children are encouraged to dress…
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Exciting Slate Awaits Mavs as UTA Softball Releases 2017 Schedule

News, Sports, UT Arlington
An exciting schedule at Allan Saxe Field awaits UTA softball as coach Kristie Fox released the 2017 slate to the public. The Mavericks will open the season with back-to-back road tournaments that begins at Arizona State and then sees the Mavs at Southeastern Louisiana. Road contests during the first two weekends of…
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GM Financial’s $35 Million Expansion Headlines ‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter

City Council Priorities, Headlines, News
Last month, General Motors Financial announced the completion of a new addition to its Arlington Operations Center. The $35 million investment is the Company’s fourth office location in The American Dream City, and will house 1,300 employees working in core functions such as loan services, customer experience, re-marketing solutions and human resources.404…
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TxDOT Update: Bardin Road Bridge Repairs Quickly Moving Forward

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
TxDOT is quickly moving forward with plans to replace the damaged elements of the Bardin Road bridge through the use of an emergency contract. The Bardin Road bridge (over State Highway 360 near the city limits of Arlington and Grand Prairie), which was severely damaged by fire in early November, will…
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TRAFFIC ALERT: 101 Center to Cause Downtown Road Closures Dec. 7-18

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Arlington drivers should be aware of upcoming road closures at the intersection of Abram Street and Mesquite Street, as well as Abram Street from Mesquite Street to Center Street in Downtown Arlington from Wednesday, Dec. 7 through Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016. This closure is necessary for construction of the 101 Center…
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Dallas Wings Release 2017 Regular Season Schedule

News, Sports, UT Arlington
The Dallas Wings, along with the WNBA, have released the 2017 regular season schedule. The Wings are entering their second season in Arlington, while this will the 21st for the league. The Wings will start the 2017 season on the road, Sunday, May 14, when they face the Phoenix Mercury, as…
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Register for Arlington Parks & Rec’s Adult Winter Sports Leagues

News, Parks & Recreation
Join Arlington Parks and Recreation for a little running, jumping, diving, throwing and catching this season!Registration is now open for Adult Winter Softball, Volleyball, and Flag Football. You can sign up as a team or a free agent. If you have questions, give Arlington Parks and Recreation a call at (817) 459-5463. Sport league…
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Arlington Residents & Visitors Brave Wet Weather at Holiday Lights Parade

Entertainment, Headlines, News
The cold and wet weather didn’t stop several Arlington residents and visitors from enjoying the Holiday Lights Parade and tree lighting in Downtown on Saturday, December 3, 2016. The live entertainment was moved inside to J. Gilligan’s from the Levitt Pavilion due to the rain and included a performance from Hannah…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Billy & Versace

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet BillyBilly the Kid? This one and half year old, male, Shepherd Mix is black, tan and white in color, and weighs 58 pounds. Billy—the kid—is a good description of this dog. Young and playful, he’s willing to please. He’s very friendly and loves people. Billy would probably…
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16th Annual Animal Essay Contest Kicks Off in The American Dream City!

Animal Services, Headlines, News
You could win the 16th annual Animal Essay Contest!Each year, the contest regularly draws over 1,000 entries. All students residing within Arlington city limits in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades that attend public, private, or home school are encouraged to submit an original, thoughtful, and creative essay. The essay…
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I-30/360 Interchange: Lane Closures for Week of Dec. 5, 2016

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
Below are the anticipated traffic impacts this week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Closures are subject to changes due to weather. Interstate 30 Eastbound Main Lanes From 9 p. m. Dec. 7 to 1 a. m. Dec. 8, the two left inside lanes of eastbound I-30 between Green Oaks Blvd.…
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Live in Arlington: 10 Ways to Explore Arts & Culture in Downtown

Arts & Culture, Community, Headlines, News, Theatre
The City of Arlington recently launched a new website titled “Live in Arlington” for new home buyers looking to call The American Dream City their place of residence. The Texas Commission on the Arts (TCA) recently approved the designation of the Arlington Cultural District in Downtown Arlington as one of only seven new cultural districts…
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A Look at Texas Christkindl Market’s Weekend Events, Rain or Shine

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Brush off your umbrella and enjoy some hot glühwein in the German-inspired village of the Texas Christkindl Market. As always, this week visitors will have an opportunity to see new musical performances, special activities and events. Here are some of the highlights not to be missed in The American Dream City:Visitors…
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CANCELLED: Animal Shelter’s Mobile Adoption Dec. 3 Event Has a Holiday Twist

Animal Services, Golden Paws, News
This event is cancelled due to anticipated inclement weather. No event will take place on the fourth Saturday this month on December 24, due to the Christmas holiday (the December 24 event is rescheduled for the 10th of December, weather permitting). From 10:30 a. m. to 3:30 p. m. this Saturday, December 3, the Arlington Animal…
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Ring in a Healthy New Year in Arlington at the Jiggle Butt Run & Walk

Community, Headlines, News
Thousands of women are expected to participate in the 11th annual 5K Jiggle Butt Run and Walk, benefiting SafeHaven of Tarrant County on Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 7 a. m. The agency provides care and shelter to victims of domestic abuse and seeks to return families to a safe, self-sufficient environment…
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December 2016 Volunteer of the Month: Hollie Walters

Government, News, Police
Hollie Walters signed up to take part in the spring 2016 Citizen Police Academy class. Upon completing this community program she decided to take an active volunteer role within the police department to give back to her city and community. Since June of this year, Hollie Walters has volunteered more than 270…
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Volunteer for Arlington Police Department’s Dog Walker Watch Program

News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department is looking for volunteers to participate in the department’s Dog Walker Watch awareness program. Dog Walker Watch (DWW) is a program sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and coordinated locally by law enforcement agencies and community organizations that encourages neighbors nationwide to assist local…
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Brown Boulevard Water & Sanitary Sewer Renewal Project Completed

Headlines, News, Public Works, Traffic Update, Transportation, Water Utilities
Construction on the Brown Boulevard Water and Sanitary Sewer Main Renewal project has recently been completed, saving the City money and creating an easier drive for Arlington residents. This project, which began in January 2016, consisted of improvements to water utilities infrastructure, street maintenance, and sidewalk repairs. The construction was a collaborative…
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My Snowy Reading Club Encourages Literacy, Offers Prizes for Local Attractions

Library, News
The hustle and bustle of the holidays can be enough to throw any good routine off balance. This winter, the Arlington Public Library wants families to take time to remember to read, write, sing, talk, and play together, with My Snowy Reading Club!My Snowy Reading Club is an online reading…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: December 1-4, 2016

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Holiday Lights Parade: Sat. Dec. 3Get ready to turn on the lights in The American Dream City! Arlington’s annual Holiday Lights Parade is Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 6 p. m. The fun all…
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‘A Christmas Carol’ Opens at Theatre Arlington Fri. Dec. 2, 2016

Arts & Culture, Entertainment, News, Theatre
As the calendar turns to December, residents and visitors are invited to check out a holiday classic at Theatre Arlington in Downtown with the opening of A Christmas Carol: Scrooge & Marley!The show opens Friday, December 2 and runs through December 18, 2016 at Theatre Arlington, located at 305 W. Main…
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Bond Tracker: Three Projects Approved by the Arlington City Council

Government, Headlines, News
The Arlington City Council approved three projects funded by the voter-approved 2014 Bond Election at the evening session on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Here is a list of the projects moving forward as the Arlington City Council and several departments work together to make The American Dream City a better place to…
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