New Year Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Sunday, December 31, 2017 and Monday, January 1, 2018, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Residential garbage and recycling collection will not occur on New Year’s Day. Collection will resume the following regular collection day. Regular office hours and service…
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Winter Weather: Freezing Drizzle in Forecast for Arlington This Weekend

News, Weather
An artic cold front arriving Saturday will bring a chance of freezing drizzle, very light snow and icy bridges for parts of North Texas, according to the National Weather Service. The freeze line is expected to reach the Dallas-Fort Worth area by daybreak on Saturday. The freezing drizzle may result in…
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Arlington Water Tower Updates Set to Begin in January

Government, News, Water Utilities
Arlington Water Utilities will kick off 2018 with projects focused on two of the city’s elevated storage tanks. Work on the Golden West and Tierra Verde water towers will begin in January. Here’s what you need to know about each of the sky-high improvements. The larger of the two projects…
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Arlington New Year Weekend Buzz: December 29, 2017-January 1, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. New Year’s Eve Celebrations List from Arlington CVBLet’s say goodbye to 2017 – its triumphs, its successes and all the fun that was had in the The American Dream City this…
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December 2017 Student-Athlete of the Month: Dreylan Hines

Headlines, Mansfield ISD, MyArlingtonTV, News
Dreylan Hines, a senior on Mansfield Summit High School’s football and track teams, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for December 2017. According to Mansfield Summit Head Football Coach Channon Hall, Hines is a model student on the field and in the classroom.“He’s a 4.0…
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A Look Back at Some of Arlington’s Biggest News in 2017

Headlines, News
From the successful groundbreaking of Globe Life Field and the Live! by Loews flagship hotel in the Entertainment District to the launch of one of the country’s first autonomous shuttle programs, 2017 has been a year of excitement for the City of Arlington. Let’s look back at some of the biggest…
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Seniors Experience Joy from Acts of Kindness in The American Dream City

Animal Services, Golden Paws, News
Magical acts of kindness grew through a Golden Gift Tree at Arlington Animal Services this December in honor of Golden People are Willing and Sharing (PAWS) volunteers and other seniors in the community. City staff and volunteers dedicated to making a difference in the lives of animals wanted to further extend…
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Revisit the 19 Arlington American Dream Stories of 2017

Community, Headlines, News
2017 marked another incredible year in The American Dream City. From student-athletes and professors to Hollywood actors and Hall of Fame baseball players, the Arlington success stories are endless. Here are 19 stories the City’s Office of Communication published throughout the year about people living the American Dream right here in…
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Lane Closures for I-30/360 Interchange Project On Hold Dec. 29-Jan. 2

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Holiday Lane Closure RestrictionsTo ease traffic impacts during this holiday week, temporary lane closures, except for emergency purposes,…
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Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Arlington Through January 11, 2018

Community, Garbage & Recycling, Headlines, News
Christmas Tree recycling will be held from December 26, 2017 through January 11, 2018. It is recommended that Residents recycle Christmas trees by taking them to the mulching facility Center at the Arlington Landfill free of charge. The landfill is located at 800 Mosier Valley Road and Collins Street about one mile north…
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AT&T Stadium’s Bag Policy in Effect for Cotton Bowl Classic

News, Sports
Fans attending the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic on Friday, December 29, featuring No. 8 USC vs. No. 5 Ohio State, are reminded that the AT&T Stadium bag policy will be in effect. In an effort to enhance public safety, AT&T Stadium limits the size and style of bags allowed into the…
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Is Today Trash Day? Developer Taps Arlington’s Open Data for Web App

Government, Headlines, News
In a modern twist to an old idiom, one city’s trash data is a web app developer’s treasure. On a whim, Matthew Taylor decided earlier this year to create www. istodaytrashday. com using open data on the City of Arlington’s website. Arlington residents who enter their home address into the search bar on…
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Arlington to Light Up City Green for Christmas Season, Dec. 24-25

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Happy Holidays! Arlington will light up the City green this Sunday and Monday, December 24 and 25, 2017, in celebration of the Christmas holiday season. Signage within the Entertainment District and Interstate 30 will change from white to green on December 24. One of Arlington’s newest landmarks, the Interstate 30 gateway…
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Arlington Police Launch Body-Worn Camera Program

Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department has launched a body-worn camera program and citizens have started seeing the equipment on the streets this week. In an effort to educate the public on the department’s program, a webpage has been created to highlight awareness on deployment of the body-worn cameras. Click here to view…
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UTA Faculty, Students, Alumni Featured on New Patti LaBelle Album

Education, News, UT Arlington
Legendary entertainer Patti LaBelle’s new album is a perfect mix of holiday cheer and UTA Maverick spirit. More than a dozen faculty members, students and alumni from The University of Texas at Arlington are featured on “Patti LaBelle and Friends – Home for the Holidays.”Jamar Jones, a lecturer of music industry…
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On the Clock: Fleet Maintenance Working to Keep the City’s Vehicles Running

Government, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at how employees at the…
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Arlington Christmas Weekend Buzz: December 21-25, 2017

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Interlochen Holiday LightsOne of the largest holiday light displays in North Texas continues in Arlington for the 42nd year. Open to the public through Christmas Day, the Arlington Police Department has setup…
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Meet the Neighbors: Interlochen Christmas Lights a Family Tradition

Community, Headlines, News
Each December, homeowners transform the Interlochen neighborhood in northwest Arlington into one of the best-known Christmas lights displays in North Texas. Approximately 200 homes participate in Interlochen Christmas Lights, which draws tens of thousands of visitors from Arlington and surrounding communities. Decorations on the two-mile route include Nativity scenes, elves, penguins…
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Arlington Police to Receive Federal Grant for 15 Additional Officers

News, Police, Public Safety
United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in late November 2017 that the Arlington Police Department would be a recipient of grant funding through the Department of Justice’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) Hiring Program. Arlington was one of 179 law enforcement agencies across the nation selected to…
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2017 Holiday Closings and City Service Schedule in Arlington

Government, Headlines, News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, December 25 and Tuesday, December 26, 2017, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Residential garbage and recycling collection will not occur on Christmas Day. For residents whose recycling days fall on Mondays, a make-up day for recycling collection only is…
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Culture Buzz: Family Fun & Festive Cheer at Six Flags Holiday in the Park

Entertainment, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
The newest Culture Buzz segment on MyArlingtonTV visits Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Earlier this month, the popular holiday event was named Best Theme Park Holiday Event in Texas and third best in the nation by USA TODAY readers. From festive shows to an extravagantly decorated Christmas tree, holiday fun is around…
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Red Cross DFW to Host Free Smoke Alarm Installation Event in Arlington

Community, Fire, News, Public Safety
The American Red Cross is celebrating its service to the Armed Forces initiatives this holiday season by supporting local events and partnering with area government organizations to make the DFW community safer. In conjunction with the Armed Forces Bowl, members of the participating teams, Red Cross volunteers and the Arlington Fire…
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Arlington CVB: 6 Things You Must Do at Enchant Christmas

Entertainment, News
Enchant, the world’s largest light maze & market is lighting up the United States for the first time ever, and has made its home in The American Dream City!Sip on hot chocolate, try on your skating legs at the ice rink, shop for Christmas gifts from some of the best…
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Section of Pleasant Ridge Road to Close During Water Main Repair

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation, Water Utilities
A short section of westbound Pleasant Ridge Road near Little Road in southwest Arlington will be closed between Wednesday and Friday while crews repair a water main. The left lane of westbound Pleasant Ridge Road will be closed just east of Little Road during the repair. Drivers will also not be…
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Jiggle Butt Run 5K at UTA to Benefit Safehaven of Tarrant County

Community, News
Registration is still open for the 12th annual Jiggle Butt Run 5K run and walk, set for Saturday, January 27, 2018, at the University of Texas at Arlington. Proceeds from the USATF-certified event benefit SafeHaven of Tarrant County, which provides care and shelter to victims of domestic abuse. The Jiggle Butt Run…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Sultan & Mintie

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet SultanThis four and a half-year-old female Domestic Shorthair is a blue and tan Tortoiseshell. This very friendly cat is looking for a new “furever” home for the holidays and beyond. Take a look at the very distinctive color demarcation on her face. Sultan loves to perch on…
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Services Set for AISD High School Football Coaching Legend Eddy Peach

Arlington ISD, Education, News
Eddy Peach, former Lamar High School coach and Peach Elementary namesake, died Friday, Dec. 15. Mr. Peach, who was 76, had worked in the Arlington Independent School District for 45 years, including four decades as the Lamar head football coach. On Aug. 29, 2008, Mr. Peach became the first head coach…
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Harris Road Park Under Construction in South Arlington

News, Parks & Recreation
Construction on the Harris Road Park is under way in South Arlington. This future neighborhood park, located at 907 W. Harris Road, will feature an 8-foot-wide concrete loop hike/bike trail and shaded playground areas for play equipment designed for children ages 2 through 5 and 5 through 12. In addition, the…
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Section of Ave J Closed Temporarily This Week for I-30/SH 360 Project

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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11 Million Strong: Arlington’s GM Plant Celebrates Production Milestone

Business, News
General Motors’ Arlington Assembly plant recently celebrated the 11 millionth vehicle — a 2018 Tahoe RST — produced at the facility since it opened in 1954. “Chevrolet has led the full-size utility segment in sales for 42 consecutive years by focusing on our customers and providing a range of confident,…
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Arlington Nuclear Medicine Tech Reigns as U.S. Mixed Martial Arts Champ, Seeks World Title

Community, News
Her day job is in the Radiology Department at Medical City Arlington where she works as a nuclear medicine technologist. Outside of work hours, Jinh Yu Frey is a mixed martial artist currently ranked No. 1 in the U. S. atomweight division for competitors at or less than 105 lbs. Frey…
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Gene Allen’s Gifts Continues Gift of Giving Christmas Ornament Fundraiser

Business, News
For the third year in a row, customers at Gene Allen’s Gifts can make a donation to a local charity by purchasing the Gift of Giving Christmas ornament. From Friday, December 15 until Monday, December 18, $2 of the purchase price of this special ornament will benefit Safehaven of Tarrant County,…
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Arlington Police Present ‘Advancing 21st Century Policing’ Report to Community

News, Police, Public Safety
The Arlington Police Department has finalized the Advancing 21st Century Policing Report. As previously announced, the department was selected in May of 2016 as one of fifteen law enforcement agencies nationwide that served as an exemplary implementation model for the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The culmination of that…
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Arlington Martin Standout Trinity King Living Her Dream On the Golf Course

Arlington ISD, Education, Golf, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Sports
Martin High School junior Trinity King continues to live her American Dream right here in Arlington, excelling both on the golf course and inside the classroom. Over the past few years, King has been competing in USGA Junior golf events all across the country and she’s already committed to play at…
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Fire Station 12 Grand Opening and Dedication Set for Friday

Fire, News
The community is invited to help the City of Arlington celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Fire Station 12. The ceremony and ribbon cutting begins at 1:15 p. m. Friday, December 15, 2017. The newly renovated station is located at 5050 S. Collins Street near the Arlington Municipal Airport. This South Arlington…
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Arlington’s MLK ‘Advancing the Dream’ Celebration: January 12-15, 2018

Community, Headlines, News
The annual Arlington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Advancing the Dream” Celebration is set for January 12-15, 2018. As one of the largest celebrations in the state, this four-day event has consistently attracted thousands of Arlington-area residents each year. This will be the 29th year the Arlington Martin Luther King, Jr.…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: December 14-17, 2017

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Interlochen Holiday LightsOne of the largest holiday light displays in North Texas continues in Arlington for the 42nd year. Beginning Friday, Dec. 15, the Arlington Police Department will setup traffic control posts…
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USA Football to Host International Bowl Series at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

Entertainment, Headlines, News
The 9th annual International Bowl Series featuring 24 high school- and middle school-aged teams across eight nations on three continents will return to Arlington for the fourth consecutive year in January, USA Football announced.U. S. National Teams will compete against teams representing Canada, Japan, Mexico and the Nordic region, comprised of…
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Globe Life Field, Loews Hotel Construction Headline Latest ‘Home Plate Update’

Business, Economic Development, Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
Significant advances were made this fall on both the Globe Life Field and Texas Live! projects planned for Arlington’s Entertainment District. Just weeks after the official groundbreaking of the Texas Rangers’ $1.1 billion retractable-roof ballpark, the City of Arlington also celebrated the start of a $150 million Live! By Loews flagship
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Dream Builders: Arlington’s Luke Chacko is a Viral Video Singing Sensation

Arts & Culture, Community, 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 Dream Builders episode focuses on Luke Chacko, a 12-year-old YouTube viral video sensation from…
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Arlington Welcomes Children and Families of Fallen Soldiers

Community, Headlines, News
More than 200 Arlington residents lined the entrance to Alley Cats Entertainment to form a Walk of Gratitude on Monday, December 11, 2017, to welcome the children and spouses of fallen soldiers to The American Dream City. The Snowball Express, an organization that honors fallen military service members, brought the…
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Texas Rangers Welcome Santa to Globe Life Park on Saturday

Entertainment, News
The Texas Rangers will welcome Santa to Globe Life Park on Saturday, December 16, for a day of Holiday Tours. Festivities will include guided tours of the ballpark, in addition to the chance to meet Santa and enjoy holiday treats in the Kid’s Zone. Doors open at 10 a. m. for the Holiday…
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Section of Ave J Closed This Week for I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project

News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Skylar & Lou

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet SkylarThis six year old female Retriever Mix is black and cream in color and weighs 43 pounds. Skylar could be described as a high energy “toy hound”. While she plays her part retrieving toys, Skylar really likes to carry them around—even two at a time. After…
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Arlington Announces Updated Hours for S.J. Stovall, Richard Simpson Parks

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
Arlington City Council approved the final reading of an ordinance amending the operating hours of S. J. Stovall and Richard Simpson parks. At both the Nov. 28 (first reading) and Dec. 5 (second reading) meetings, the Council voted unanimously in favor of changing the park closing time to 10 p. m. for…
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Holiday Lights Parade a Mesmerizing Tradition for Arlington Families

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Sitting in their lawn chairs covered with blankets and sipping tasty hot chocolate, the McGuffin family waited for the annual Holiday Lights Parade to start in Downtown Arlington on Saturday night. Justin and Tiffany McGuffin and their two children had already taken part in the reindeer games and watched a…
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Via, City of Arlington Launch Innovative, On-Demand Rideshare Pilot Program

City Council Priorities, Headlines, Mayor & Council, MyArlingtonTV, News, Transportation
The City of Arlington, in partnership with Via, is proud to be among the first cities in the nation to offer on-demand ridesharing as a public transportation solution. The Via rideshare program, which officially launched December 11, 2017, in Arlington, provides affordable transportation to key areas of the city, allowing riders…
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FEMA Recognizes Arlington Christian Disaster Network’s Role Helping Community Recover

Fire, Headlines, News, Police, Public Safety
When disaster strikes, the City of Arlington’s first responders aren’t alone when it comes to meeting the most critical needs of the community. The Arlington Christian Disaster Network, made up of 17 local faith-based organizations, is a critical partner to the Arlington Fire Department. Highly trained volunteers in the network are…
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Six Flags Over Texas Voted State’s Best Theme Park Holiday Event

Entertainment, News
Tis the season! After four weeks of spirited voting by USA TODAY readers, Holiday in the Park at Six Flags Over Texas has been named Best Theme Park Holiday Event in Texas and third best in the nation. Six Flags Over Texas launched Holiday in the Park in 1985. Today, the…
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Warm & Fuzzy Feelings and Holiday Cheer with Animal Services Angel Tree and More

Animal Services, News
Looking for a great way to give a heart-warming gift this holiday season? Arlington Animal Services has a purrfect idea for quenching that desire. The shelter’s glowing angel tree has a wish list of items to help the shelter’s adoptable pets. Our furry guests are hoping for a wide range of…
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The December On Call Newsletter Highlights Service To Others

News, On Call - Inside The Blue, Police, Public Safety
In this issue, it’s the season to protect, serve and give. Read how officers are going the extra mile this holiday season to help others in need. APD is set to release a special policing report to the community and Arlington’s Citizens Police Academy reaches a milestone. On Call is…
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Honoring a Sailor Killed at Pearl Harbor: Arlington’s George Coke, Jr.

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
A public memorial service for George Coke, Jr., an Arlington sailor killed during the attack on Pearl Harbor, was held on June 24, 2017 at First United Methodist Church. He was buried at Parkdale Cemetary following the funeral service. Today, on the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, MyArlingtonTV…
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Arlington Mayor Participating in Salvation Army Mayoral Red Kettle Challenge

Community, News
The competition is on! With time running out in the annual Salvation Army Mayoral Red Kettle Challenge, Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams is encouraging the community to show its support for the nonprofit. Williams is one of seven North Texas mayors participating in the Salvation Army Mayoral Red Kettle Challenge, which started…
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Arlington Water Utilities Offers Tips to Protect Your Pipes This Winter

Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Now is a great time to prepare your home for freezing temperatures. Arlington Water Utilities offers the following tips to help residents keep water flowing in their homes, whatever the winter may bring. For now: Cover outdoor faucets with styrofoam faucet covers (available at hardware or home improvement stores) or wrap…
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Arlington Weekend Buzz: December 7-10, 2017

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. Holiday Lights ParadeGet ready to light up Downtown Arlington this weekend! Arlington’s annual Holiday Lights Parade is set to begin at 6 p. m. Saturday, December 9, 2017. Scott Cross, the University of Texas at…
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Interlochen’s Popular Annual Holiday Lights Display Begins Friday, Dec. 15, 2017

Community, Headlines, News
One of the largest holiday light displays in North Texas continues in Arlington for the 42nd year. Beginning Friday, Dec. 15, the Arlington Police Department will setup traffic control posts from 7 p. m. to 11 p. m. to help facilitate safe travel through the annual Interlochen Christmas Lights display. Drivers must enter…
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December Volunteer of the Month: Nannette Lombard

News, Volunteer, Volunteer of the Month
Nannette Lombard has demonstrated herself to be a valuable member of the City of Arlington’s volunteer program. Her determination and ability to adapt quickly has brought her a high level of respect from other volunteers and Arlington police officers. Lombard is a dedicated volunteer who has positioned herself to help her…
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Medical City Arlington’s $60 Million Women’s Hospital On Track for 2019 Opening

Business, Economic Development, News
Construction on the exclusive Women’s Hospital at Medical City Arlington continues to make progress and is on track for a spring 2019 opening. Construction crews have been working daily to ensure the luxurious and spacious facility opens on time. Concrete floors have been laid and the exterior walls are nearly…
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Celebrate the Season at Arlington’s Annual Holiday Lights Parade This Saturday

Community, News
Get ready to light up Downtown Arlington this weekend!Arlington’s annual Holiday Lights Parade is set to begin at 6 p. m. Saturday, December 9, 2017. Scott Cross, the University of Texas at Arlington Head Men’s Basketball Coach is the parade grand marshal. But the fun begins hours earlier, with live music and reindeer games…
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‘Invest in Our Economy’ Newsletter Features Opening of D.R. Horton, Summit Racing

City Council Priorities, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
With the turn of the shovel, Loews Hotels & Co, The Cordish Companies and the Texas Rangers officially broke ground in November on the new $150 million flagship Live! by Loews hotel and convention center at Texas Live!The upscale hotel, set to open in 2019, wasn’t the only major project…
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Arlington Eats: Enchant Christmas Offers Food Trucks with Arlington Roots

Business, Entertainment, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Enchant Christmas, located in Lot F at Globe Life Park, 1000 Ballpark Way (on the corners of Copeland Road and AT&T Way). Enchant comes to…
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City of Arlington Accepting Applications for Economic Development Corporation

Economic Development, Government, News
The City of Arlington is now accepting applications for the Arlington Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors. Arlington residents with commercial real estate, finance and banking, or significant economic development experience are encouraged to apply. The Economic Development Corporation, formed by the Arlington City Council in June 2015, has seven board…
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17th Annual Animal Essay Contest Kicks Off in The American Dream City!

Animal Services, News
The 2018 Animal Essay Contest is open to all students residing in Arlington city limits in third, fourth, fifth and sixth grades who attend either public, private, or home school. Original essays that are submitted should be 500 words or less and must be typed or handwritten. The essay contest begins Monday,…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Boots & Blue

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet BootsBoots is a black and white two and a half-year-old female Domestic Shorthair. This sweet, affectionate cat loves attention and enjoys playing with toys. Boots is looking for her forever home for the holidays. What a beautiful addition to your family for the holidays…
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New Lane Closures Announced as part of I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project

Headlines, News, Traffic Update, Transportation
New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…
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Construction Briefing Meeting Set Dec. 13 for Park Row Drive Channel Project

News, Public Works, Water Utilities
The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Park Row Drive Channel in January 2018. Improvements include reconstructing the drainage channel and renewal of sanitary sewer system. A construction briefing meeting is scheduled from 4:30 p. m. to 6:30 p. m. on December 13, 2017, in the…
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Arlington Water Department Efficiency Lessens Rate Increases for 2018

Government, Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Rates for water and sewer service in Arlington will change on Jan. 1, 2018, with an increase of about $4.34 a month, or 14 cents per day, for the average residential customer. Despite the increases, Arlington remains one of the lowest priced water and sanitary sewer service providers in North…
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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Again Recognizes Arlington’s Successes

Government, Headlines, News, Planning & Development Services
The City of Arlington recently received an exemplary performance evaluation from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on the administration of $4 million in federal housing and community development grant funds. The evaluation report provides an overview of accomplishments by the City of Arlington in the past program…
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Hop into the New Year with a 2018 Animal Services Pet Calendar

Animal Services, News
The 2018 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar is ready to enjoy and share! This year’s calendar celebrates pets of Arlington’s Superstar Volunteers and it makes a great gift for the animal lovers in your life. The cover features the winning pet – an adorable Lion Head Bunny named Bumble. A rabbit…
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Tips to Protect Yourself: Flea-borne Typhus Activity Increases in Tarrant County

Community, News
Tarrant County Public Health has issued a health alert to area health care providers in response to a rise in local flea-borne typhus cases. It asks them to consider a diagnosis for people with fever and at least one other symptom of the disease. Tarrant County Public Health has reported 22…
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UTA Spotlight: Lady Mavs Basketball Team Starts Season Strong

Education, News, UT Arlington
Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: A student who graduates this December with…
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