Register Today for Breakfast with Santa Event

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
He’s making a list, and checking it twice. He’s going to find out who’s naughty and nice. Santa Claus is coming to town, and he’s stopping by Cliff Nelson Recreation Center. Santa is excited to enjoy breakfast and other holiday activities with all our guests at the annual Breakfast with Santaevent…
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Senior to Senior Event

Highlights, Library, News
Two groups of high school students and senior citizens connected across the generations during Arlington Public Library’s first Senior to Senior program on November 13, 2014. Eleven students from Pantego Christian Academy presented a live program entitled, “Remembering the Fifties” to residents of the Texas Masonic Retirement Home. Arlington Public…
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Culinary Instructor Needed

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Recreation Programs Division is in need of candidates for a specialty instructor of culinary arts. If you or anyone you know might be a good fit for our Naturally Fun team, please ask them to Apply with the City of Arlington. Specialty Instructor: Culinary Arts $13.50-17.00 per…
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UT Arlington Recognized for Education of Minority Nurses

Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation has been ranked third in the nation and highest in Texas for the volume of minority nurses with bachelor’s degrees it produces, according to a recent issue of Diverse Issues in Higher Education. UT Arlington awarded 747 bachelor’s…
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Turn to the Greens to Beat Black Friday Lines

News, Parks & Recreation
With sunny skies and temperatures in the 60s-70s through next Sunday, steer straight to the course instead of the mall this Thanksgiving holiday.“The Thanksgiving Day shotgun, Black Friday and the rest of the holiday weekend marks the perfect time to enjoy some golf with family and friends,” said Greg Durante,…
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Find Great Deals on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday

News
Are you ready to hit the Arlington shopping centers this Friday to find the best Black Friday deals? If so, click on the following links for your guide to: Parks Mall Lincoln Square Arlington Highlands The Shoppes at Brownstone Village Decorator’s Warehouse Saturday, November 29 is also Small Business Saturday® –…
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Lady Mavs Look to Keep Home Record Perfect

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
After a 2-0 start to begin the season, the Lady Mavericks will look to bounce back from a loss for the first time when they host Northern Arizona on Wednesday night at 7 p. m. at College Park Center.UT Arlington went back-and-forth with Wichita State in Saturday’s loss on the road,…
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George W. Hawkes Central Library to Close

Headlines, Library, News
Big changes are coming to Downtown Arlington that will impact the future of city library services. The 40-year-old George W. Hawkes Central Library, 101 E. Abram, will be closing its doors December 23, 2014. Within a few months, the building, which was determined by engineers to have existing conditions that…
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New 50-Foot Christmas Tree Arrives at City Hall

Community, Headlines, News
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas in downtown Arlington. The Chesapeake Energy Christmas Tree, a spectacular 50-foot blue spruce from Everett, Michigan, arrived on a flatbed truck around 10:30 a. m. Tuesday morning. In keeping with tradition, the official lighting ceremony will be Saturday, December 6, immediately after the 2014 Decorators…
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Holiday Weekend Buzz

News
Philadelphia Eagles at Dallas CowboysThanksgiving not only means great food, but also the tradition of Cowboys football. This year’s game finds the Dallas Cowboys (8-3) squaring off against the Philadelphia Eagles (8-3). The winner will have sole possession of 1st place in the NFC East. The game starts at 3:30…
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Thanksgiving Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

News
Many City of Arlington municipal government offices will be closed on Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28, 2014 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. Regular office…
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Mindy Lu’s Pies: A Slice of the American Dream 1

Business, Community, Economic Development, 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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UTA Mavs Face Stiff Challenge at Top-Ranked Kentucky

Highlights, News, Sports, UT Arlington
UT Arlington (3-1) at No. 1 Kentucky (5-0) Tuesday | 6 p. m. | Rupp Arena SEC Network | Watch ESPN | KKGM 1630 AM (Online) | GameTrackerThe Mavericks won’t face a stiffer challenge this season than Tuesday night. UT Arlington squares off against No. 1 Kentucky at Rupp Arena in a…
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Architect Chosen to Design New Central Library

Headlines, Library, News, Press Releases
The Library Architecture division of Dewberry has been awarded the contract to design Arlington’s new Central Library. Within the firm’s general focus on multiple types of public architecture, Dewberry has cultivated a particular specialization in library design. They have participated in the study, planning, and design of over 260 library…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Shadow & Dexter

Animal Services, Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet ShadowThis handsome boy is a one year old black male Domestic Short Hair feline. This sweet kitty was surrendered to the Animal Services Center because his pet guardian was moving. While Shadow is a little shy at first, he does warm up to attention.…
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Mission Arlington Helping Families on Thanksgiving

Community, Headlines, News, Volunteer
Mission Arlington is preparing to give out 5,200 turkeys to 26,000 people in the Metroplex this Thanksgiving, focusing primarily on communities in Arlington and Grand Prairie. An estimated 6,000 volunteers will gather at Mission Arlington’s main office at 8 a. m. Thursday morning to deliver turkeys, turkey baskets and hot meals to…
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Texas Trust Credit Union Moves Headquarters to Arlington

Business, Community, Headlines, News
Texas Trust Credit Union is settling into its new headquarters located at 5850 Interstate 20 in south Arlington, which will allow the credit union to expand back-office operations in North Texas. After purchasing the 78,660-square-foot Cordovan Park buildings in 2012, the credit union began renovating a portion of the space to…
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Arlington Participating in Regional Holiday Grease Roundup

Highlights, News, Water Utilities
The City of Arlington will join the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) and seven other area cities in hosting the First Annual Region-Wide Holiday Grease Round Up December 6-13, 2014. Arlington residents will be able to dispose of used cooking oil by putting the oil into a sealed, waterproof…
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Arlington Reminds Residents to Cease the Grease This Thanksgiving 1

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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12th Annual Senior Craft Fair – Dec. 4

Parks & Recreation, News
Find homemade crafts, special gifts and even receive door prizes at the 12th Annual Senior Craft Fair. This FREE event will take place on December 4, from 10 a. m. – 2 p. m., at the Senior Recreation Center New York in Arlington, Texas.“This craft fair has some great things for sale from our…
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UTA Spotlight: Lady Mavs Off to Best Start Since 2006

Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Don’t miss the latest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news. Watch host David Bansigan as he highlights this week’s top stories: Reporter Nada Atieh takes a look at how Muslim students thrive at UTA Blue and orange cars…
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UTA to Host Houston Baptist for Homecoming

News, Sports
Coming home isn’t just the reward for another successful road trip. Homecoming is up next for UT Arlington, with Houston Baptist visiting College Park Center for a 7:30 p. m. tip Saturday night. The Mavericks are 2-1 after beating Grand Canyon 66-64 in Phoenix on Thursday. UTA is 2-0 away from home,…
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Native American Heritage Storytelling Festival

Highlights, Library, News
The Arlington Public Library celebrated Native American Heritage Month on November 15, 2014 with the Native American Heritage Storytelling Festival. Oklahoma Choctaw and award-winning author Tim Tingle visited Arlington’s Central Library to give a writer’s workshop for adults and teens and later, a storytelling performance for all ages. Tim told the…
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Meet Our Student-Athlete of the Month: Kaila Wherry

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
Kaila Wherry, a senior member of the varsity cheerleading and competitive cheer squads at Juan Seguin High School, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s November 2014 Student-Athlete of the Month. Wherry, who takes several AP courses, currently carries a 3.97 overall GPA on 4.0 scale. During her high school…
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UTA Mavs Outlast Grand Canyon 66-64

News
PHOENIX, Arizona – A gutty effort lifted UT Arlington to 66-64 comeback win over Grand Canyon before a raucous Thursday night crowd at GCU Arena. The Mavericks improved to 2-1, with both conference victories coming on the road. UTA trailed at halftime before regaining the lead with a 9-0 run midway through the…
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Mayor’s Holiday Party for Children Dec. 6

Headlines, Library, Mayor & Council, News
Celebrate the holiday season with stories, music and fun at the Mayor’s Holiday Party for Children. Mayor Robert Cluck invites the children of Arlington to join him at the George W. Hawkes Central Library as he reads a special holiday book and hosts entertainment and activities especially for children. CATS (Creative Theater…
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Great Entertainment Scheduled for 2014 Texas Christkindl Market

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Are you ready to catch some of the great entertainment at the Texas Christkindl Market in Arlington? For 30 days, Road to Six Flags on the north side of Globe Life Park in Arlington transforms into a European holiday village, featuring a variety of authentic German holiday products, food, music, live…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 21-23

News, UT Arlington
UTA Homecoming Parade & Pep RallyCome out and celebrate UT Arlington’s 2014 Homecoming Week! A pep rally gets underway on Saturday at 6:45 p. m. inside College Park Center. After the pep rally, the Mavericks take on Houston Baptist at 7:30 p. m. The men’s basketball game at College Park Center will…
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Guitar Fort Worth Concert Amazes Library Audience

Highlights, Library, News
On November 9, Guitar Fort Worth performed a special concert for patrons at the George W. Hawkes Central Library as part of an ongoing partnership between the two. Guitar Fort Worth is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to preserving the traditions of classical guitar and expanding the instrument’s horizons through outreach and…
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UTA Joins White House Initiative to Transform Education

Education, Highlights, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is one of more than a dozen universities that will be included in a new White House initiative aimed at empowering teachers and students nationwide to use technology in the classroom. During a news conference in Washington D. C. today, President Obama announced ConnectED, a…
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Register Today for Winter Break Camps in Arlington

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
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Residents Hear Options for High Speed Rail in North Texas

Community, Highlights, News, Transportation
City of Arlington residents attended a public meeting Wednesday at the North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Council Room to learn more about a project known as the Dallas/Fort Worth Core Express Service that would bring high speed rail service to the DFW Metroplex. The presentation focused on a study…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Riley & Lobo

Animal Services, Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet RileyRiley is an adorable three month old male, gray and black Tabby kitten. Riley came to the Animal Services Center at two weeks of age with three other siblings. They were placed in our Foster Pet Program. Our dedicated Foster Volunteers take care of…
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Check Out the Latest ‘Support Quality Education’ Newsletter

Government, 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. A successful community requires a variety of support systems and an environment that enables educational opportunities to flourish. Residents, students and families seeking a community to…
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Get Your Arlington Gear On!

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is proud to offer Arlington apparel online! Show the world that you are proud to live in the American Dream City by sporting one of our new t-shirts, hoodies or long-sleeved fleece sweatshirts. Check out our assortment of comfortable items imprinted with Arlington’s new logo and brand in soft…
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UTA Homecoming Week

Community, News, Sports, UT Arlington
It’s 2014 Homecoming Week for UT Arlington, with several activities going on the rest of the week to celebrate. Tuesday morning, students took part in an apartment and residence hall decorating contest, giving students the opportunity to decorate their community and compete for the most spirited home on campus. The men’s basketball…
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Mayoral Red Kettle Challenge Dec. 13

Community, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
Mayor Robert Cluck is gearing up for this year’s Mayoral Red Kettle Challenge, an event that takes place at the Walmart across from AT&T Stadium on Saturday, December 13th. The Mayoral Red Kettle Challenge started in 2009 with the mayors from Arlington, Mansfield, Dalworthington Gardens, Pantego, and Kennedale facing off to…
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Library Patrons Get a Glimpse Into the World of a Published Author

Highlights, Library, News
Arlington Public Library recently hosted a book signing featuring local author Paul Black at George W. Hawkes Central Library. The intimate event delivered more than just signed books to the attendees. Mr. Black shared his experiences in the publishing industry and read an excerpt from his upcoming book. A relaxed question and…
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Homeless Prevention Program Funds Now Available

Headlines, Housing, News
Beginning this week, Arlington residents at risk of homelessness can apply for assistance through the City’s Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP). The HHSP is a state funded initiative that will be used to help the homeless and those at risk of homelessness. The City utilizes funding provided by the…
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Register Today for Daddy Daughter Dance – Jan 30 & 31

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s annual “Daddy Daughter Dance” is back. Get excited because this event is definitely one you won’t want to miss! EVENT INFORMATION: What: Daddy Daughter Dance Where: Bob Duncan Center in Arlington, Texas When: Jan. 30 from 7-9 p. m. | Jan 31. from 4-6 and 7-9 p. m. Price: Registration: $30/person…
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UTA Faces Buffalo in Home Opener

Headlines, News, Sports, UT Arlington
UT Arlington coach Scott Cross couldn’t help but notice the contribution of his freshmen in the Mavericks’ season-opening win at Bradley. All he has to do is look at the box score. The four freshmen who suited up – forward Kevin Hervey, guar Erick Neal, guard Kaelon Wilson and forward Julian…
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Public Meeting: High Speed Rail Options for North Texas

Headlines, News, Transportation
High speed rail could be coming to North Texas, which would give Arlington residents another way to travel the DFW Metroplex. Now you have a chance to learn more about a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regarding a proposed high-speed passenger rail service…
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WinCo Foods Bringing Low Prices, Jobs to South Arlington

Business, Headlines, News
Are you ready for a new 24-hour supermarket in Arlington?WinCo Foods, the Boise, Idaho-based discount grocer known for bringing organic, specialty and regular products all together under one roof, will be opening in south Arlington in late 2015 or early 2016. The 84,000 square foot store, which will be located at 4620 S. Cooper…
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Survey Asks for Feedback on I-30 Corridor

Headlines, News, Transportation
Texas A&M Transportation Institute (TTI) is looking for feedback from people in the City of Arlington on how to best manage Interstate Highway 30 between Dallas and Arlington. Transportation planners would like to know if incentives, such as reduced transit fare or discounts at local merchants, would impact the commuter’s travel…
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October 2014 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Headlines, News, On Call - Inside The Blue, Police
The October issue of the On Call newsletter takes a closer look at our National Night Out activities in Arlington. Also in this issue, meet Police Service Assistant Dorothy Ouma. Crime prevention highlights from police districts, promotions, community accolades, calendar items and more are included. Read it. Share it. Print it.…
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‘Drive Away Hunger’ at Tierra Verde

Highlights, News, Parks & Recreation
Bring in three (3) canned goods to any Arlington Golf facility between November 3-25, 2014, and receive a 20% discount on your next round of golf (greens fee and cart). Non-golfers can donate three (3) canned goods and receive a 15% discount on non-sale merchandise at any Pro Shop or…
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AISD Superintendent Cavazos Selected for Special White House Summit

Arlington ISD, Highlights, News
Dr. Marcelo Cavazos, superintendent of the Arlington Independent School District, has been selected by the U. S. Department of Education as one of 100 top school leaders from across America to participate in the first-ever National Connected Superintendents Summit Wednesday, Nov. 19 at the White House.“I am honored to have been…
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UTA Hires Dean to Lead New College

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
UT Arlington has appointed Nan Ellin, professor and chair of the University of Utah Department of City and Metropolitan Planning, as founding dean of a new college that will be formed through the integration of the existing School of Architecture and School of Urban and Public Affairs. Dr. Nan Ellin Prior…
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AISD Students Learn How to Build Earthquake Tower

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
A group of talented Sam Houston High School students will participate Friday in the Viva Technology program sponsored the General Motors Foundation at Remynse Church in Arlington. Viva Technology is a national K-12 education program where students undergo STEM – science, technology, engineering and math – challenges that incite students’ interest in…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: November 14-16

Entertainment, Headlines, News
A Night with NatureRiver Legacy Living Science Center invites you to support Phase 2 of the center’s exhibit renovation. The third annual fundraising event includes cocktail appetizers, drinks, night nature hikes, animal explorations, live music and more. Friday, 7-10 p. m. Individual tickets cost $100. All proceeds benefit River Legacy Living…
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New Space for Kids Set to Open at Arlington Life Shelter

Community, Highlights, News
Carol’s Clubhouse is a special place for homeless children and teens and was created in in memory of Carol Zimmer, a long time advocate for children. Its dedication will be Sunday November 16 at 2 pm.“People can just come and see what it’s all about and have cake and punch. It’s…
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Weather Forces Cancellation of High Oak Park Dedication Ceremony

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
NOV. 15 EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. WILL BE RESCHEDULED TO SPRING 2015. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department has announced plans to unveil the new construction of High Oak Park in Arlington, Texas, (DATE AND TIME TO BE DETERMINED) DEDICATION CEREMONY INFORMATION: Date: TO BE DETERMINED Time: TO BE DETERMINED Location: High…
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American Dream Story: Arlington High’s Scott Peach

Arlington ISD, Headlines, News
Scott Peach is living the dream as head football coach at Arlington High. That’s nothing new for a man who has helped the Colt’s football program turn a lot of dreams into reality. Peach was born and raised in Arlington, even playing football for his father at Arlington Lamar before attending…
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UTA Spotlight: Students Learn the Perils of Drinking and Driving

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
Don’t miss the latest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news. Watch host Breanna Nathaniel as she highlights this week’s top stories: – Campus police continue to promote UTA’s safety message as the holiday season approaches – UTA and Texas A&M University…
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‘Adventure to Santa’ Now Open

Business, Headlines, News
This holiday season, The Parks at Arlington will be one of eight locations in the country to feature Adventure to Santa, a free storytelling experience centered around Shrek characters and designed by Dreamworks Animation. The Dreamworks DreamPlace sits in the center of the mall and glitters with animated exteriors powered by…
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AISD Named 2014 National AP Honor Roll District

Education, Highlights, News
The Arlington ISD, which continues to offer its students leading-edge learning experiences, has been named a 2014 National AP Honor Roll district for increasing access to Advanced Placement coursework while simultaneously maintaining or increasing the percentage of students earning scores of 3 or higher on AP Exams.“The Arlington ISD strives…
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New Exhibit at Arlington Museum of Art

Arts & Culture, Headlines, News
An exhibit is open now until Sunday, December 28th in Arlington, telling the story of the Nativity through various pieces of artwork. The Arlington Museum of Art and the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee are partnering for “Scenes of the Nativity.”The exhibit contains 27 lithographs and woodblock prints from the 16th and 17th…
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Crowd Braves Cold to Honor Veterans in Arlington

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
A crowd in the hundreds comprised of veterans, residents and local officials braved the harsh cold and frigid wind chill this Veterans Day in Veterans Park to honor those men and women who fought for our country.“I’ll always have a special place in my heart for the brave men and…
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I Love Arlington Pic of the Week 11

Community, Headlines, News
Congratulations to Larry Wells Outlaw for the I Love Arlington pic of the week taken at Veterans Park (with a little Outlaw editing). Larry’s post reads “In honor of Veterans everywhere a big thank you for your sacrifices for our freedoms!” Share your Arlington pics on Facebook at https://www. facebook. com/events/337950786310876/.
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UT Arlington Best for Veterans

Headlines, News, UT Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington is one of the 100 best colleges in the nation for United States military veterans, according to the Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 rankings released Monday by Military Times. Ranked No. 36 of 100 four-year schools that offer bachelors or graduate degrees or both,…
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Traffic Update: Lane Closures on Lamar Boulevard

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
If you’ve traveled near East Lamar Boulevard — between Collins Street and Ballpark Way – you’ve probably noticed crews working to widen the roadway from four to six lanes and completely rebuild the 1.5-mile stretch. This $9 million project is one of the major public works and water utility upgrades…
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Get Rid of Your Old Computers, Electronics 1

Environment, Headlines, News
On Saturday, Nov. 15, 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. And it’s free. Arlington residents can…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Elliott & Alexander

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet ElliottMeet Elliott, our fabulous Cat of the Week! He is a red Domestic Long Hair Tabby, 10 years of age. He should win an award for being the most lovable cat! This “sunshine boy” purrs with his mouth open, so he resonates his happiness…
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Honoring Our Heroes

News
On Tuesday, Nov. 11, the City of Arlington will join the Arlington Great Southwest Arlington Rotary Club as they present a very special observance honoring the duty, sacrifice and service of U. S. veterans of all wars at Veterans Park, 3600 West Arkansas Lane. The program, which features a special tribute…
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Honoring an AISD Dad

Arlington ISD, Education, Highlights, News
Staff Sergeant Frank Martinez wasn’t out looking for recognition when he spoke casually of his participation in the Pope Elementary Dads Club to a fellow Army reservist. Yet he was honored anyway. Twice. The first one was a monthly award for volunteerism. The second was a more coveted honor: the Military Outstanding…
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Goodyear Signs on as Cotton Bowl Sponsor

Headlines, News, Sports
The Cotton Bowl Classic, which is played at AT&T Stadium in Arlington each January, has a new title sponsor. Earlier today, the Cotton Bowl and the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company announced a new title sponsorship deal for the iconic game. The Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic will be played Jan. 1 at…
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City Honors Industries at 2014 Pretreatment Environmental Awards

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
On November 6, 2014, the City of Arlington Water Utilities held the 2014 Pretreatment Environmental Awards to recognize 41 Arlington industries that fulfilled all industrial pretreatment compliance requirements in 2014.“Thank you for everything you do for Arlington; we are so pleased to have you all here today and would like to…
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Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: November 7-9

News
Junior League of Arlington’s Holiday Magic Gift marketWith Christmas just weeks away, here’s your chance to begin some holiday shopping. The Junior League of Arlington hosts its annual Holiday Magic Gift Market Friday – Sunday at the Arlington Convention Center. All proceeds benefit the Junior League of Arlington’s community projects.…
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Eli Young Band to Perform at Arlington Martin High School

Arlington ISD, News
Eli Young Band and the Texas Rangers Thursday announced that Arlington Martin High School is the winner of the special promotion where one lucky Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex high school will receive a free acoustic show by EYB. The promotion is taking place in conjunction with the second annual Capital One Bank…
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Learn More About High Speed Rail in North Texas

Highlights, News, Transportation
Arlington residents are invited to hear a study conducted by the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) regarding a proposed high-speed passenger rail service between Fort Worth and Dallas. The project will consider potential track alignments, station locations, and more. Attend one of three public scoping meetings to…
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Texas Christkindl Market Puts a Lone Star Spin on Christmas

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Once a year, Road to Six Flags on the north side of Globe Life Park in Arlington transforms into a European holiday village filled with candy cane striped wooden huts and twinkling lights reminiscent of the traditional holiday market in Nuremberg, Germany. Later this month, the magical atmosphere of the Texas…
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UTA Spotlight: Food Court Adds New Mexican Restaurant

Education, Highlights, News
Don’t miss the eighth installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news. Watch host Jimena Fraga as she highlights this week’s top stories: – Hear why some UTA students planned to sit out this year’s election – A long line of students greeted…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Loulou & Shadow

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet ShadowMeet Shadow, the Cat of the Week. This adorable Domestic Shorthair black kitty is only two and a half months old and looking for a good home. He is a very energetic boy thatloves to play with toys. He enjoys being petted and it…
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‘Adventure to Santa’ to Open at The Parks at Arlington

Business, Headlines, News
Revolutionary Holiday Experience Opens to Public on Nov. 11The Parks at Arlington Wednesday announced it will host Adventure to Santa, a DreamWorks DreamPlace Santa adventure that embodies DreamWorks’ distinctive blend of world-class technology and storytelling for a next generation holiday experience. DreamWorks Animation, the global family entertainment brand known for…
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Registration for Inside Soccer Season Underway

Highlights, News, Sports
Indoor Soccer Registration for our winter season is currently open. Don’t miss your chance to cheer on your favorite team! League fees are per player and include a reversible jersey, an 8 game season, and an end of season award. All leagues are co-ed in all divisions. Indoor Soccer Registration:…
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Bowman Springs Boat Ramp Closed

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Due to low lake levels, the boat ramp at Bowman Springs Park will officially close November 3, 2014, until further notice. Boaters must use the Richard Simpson boat ramps until further notice. Richard Simpson is located at 6300 W. Arkansas Lane. Staff will update the status of all ramps as…
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Arlington’s $236 Million Bond Package Approved by Early Voters

Elections, Headlines, News
Early voters in Arlington approved Tuesday the five-year, $236 million bond package that focuses on streets, parks, fire facilities and libraries. The bond projects will not increase property taxes. Many of the proposed projects would renovate, rebuild and update existing facilities throughout the City. Proposed new projects include a recreation/aquatic center…
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Taylor Swift to Play AT&T Stadium

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Superstar Taylor Swift is returning to Arlington in 2015 to play AT&T Stadium. Swift will play in the American Dream City on October 17, 2015. The singer, who recently released her first pop album, “1989,” announced the dates for next year’s tour Monday morning. The tour kicks off next May in…
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Help Beautify Arlington Through Leaf Recycling

Garbage & Recycling, Headlines, News
Back by popular demand, Arlington’s leaf recycling sites return November 22, 2014 and runs through February 22, 2015. 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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Meet this Month’s Early Childhood Literacy Basket Winner

Headlines, Library, News
The Arlington Public Library is doing its best to introduce little ones to the joys of reading through early childhood literacy baskets, which support early literacy development of babies, ages 0 to 24 months. Anyone holding a My First Library Card is eligible to enter monthly drawings for a chance to win a…
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MLB Star Hunter Pence to be Inducted Into UTA Hall of Honor

News, Press Releases, Sports, UT Arlington
Two-time World Series champion Hunter Pence is among the inductees in the 2015 UT Arlington Athletics Hall of Honor class. The Hall of Honor ceremony is Jan. 30, 2015 in the Bluebonnet Room of the University Center. The 2015 Hall of Honor inductees are Pence (baseball), Elston Cawley (men’s track and field), Valeria…
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Bubble Soccer Blowing Up in Arlington

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
by Naturally Fun Author: Justin SnaselSince the moment the first teams squeezed into giant, inflatable bubbles in Arlington, Texas, Elzie Odom Recreation Center‘s “Bubble Soccer” league has continued to skyrocket in popularity. The league, hosted by the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, began October 7, 2014, and is the first organized league in North…
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Veterans Day 2014: Honoring Our Heroes

Headlines, News
On Tuesday, Nov. 11, the Arlington Great Southwest Arlington Rotary Club will present a very special observance honoring the duty, sacrifice and service of U. S. veterans of all wars at Veterans Park, 3600 West Arkansas Lane. The program, which features a special tribute to Korean war veterans, is scheduled to begin…
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Fall World Series Opens Monday at Clay Gould Ballpark

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UT Arlington baseball’s Fall World Series opens on Monday with first pitch slated for 3 p. m. at Clay Gould Ballpark. The three-game series continues with games on Wednesday and Friday.“It’s just intersquad basically, but just a little more competition and maybe a little bit more on the line,” UT Arlington…
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