West Hall, The Commons Officially Open to Students at UT Arlington

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
As The University of Texas at Arlington opened up two new buildings on the west side of campus, with hundreds of students waiting in anticipation, state Sen. Royce West said that on this day, “We’re all Mavericks.”West, D-Dallas, is a UTA alumnus. He also was student body president while a…
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Texas Rangers to Answer Fans’ Questions about Future Globe Life Field Sept. 22

Entertainment, News
The Texas Rangers recently hosted a Question and Answer session for fans about construction of the future Globe Life Field in Arlington. Rob Matwick, Texas Rangers vice president of business operations, and Jack Hill, senior vice president of project development, answered these questions surrounding the construction of the ballpark, which is…
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Closer to the Action at Globe Life Field

Entertainment, Headlines, News
In the year that has passed since the Rangers broke ground on Globe Life Field, the site has been transformed from parking lot to home for the team and fans alike. Globe Life Field will provide a unique sporting venue experience, offering many special opportunities that will be new to Texas…
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Six Flags Over Texas Announces Lone Star Revolution Loop Coaster Coming in 2019

Entertainment, Headlines, News
In 2019, Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington is introducing a brand new looping coaster. Lone Star Revolution will be the largest ride of its kind in the world, featuring a giant loop that stands 100 feet tall. On this new adventure, passengers sit in unique “face-off” seats, sitting back-to-back and…
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Win Books and Other Fun Prizes in Arlington’s Value of Water Coloring Contest

Community, News
Whether you’re cooling off with a swim during summer, rinsing vegetables for dinner or showering in the morning, water plays an important role. Over the next month, Arlington Water Utilities and its partners are asking students to think and demonstrate the value of water in their lives and in the…
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Terry Crews, Jack Hanna Among UTA’s Maverick Speaker Series Lineup

Education, Headlines, News, UT Arlington
A sustainability innovator, an actor-artist-activist, a science historian, an animal conservationist and an actor-playwright-professor make for an exceptionally strong lineup for the 11th annual University of Texas at Arlington’s Maverick Speakers Series, a premier event in North Texas that draws the nation’s best minds. Graham Hill will kick off the new season…
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Labor Day Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in Arlington for Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2018

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s Free Fall Concert SeasonHappy 10th birthday, Levitt Pavilion Arlington! In a decade-long tradition that has yet to be broken, Levitt Pavilion Arlington opens its fall season of free concerts…
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On the Clock: Environmental Initiatives at the Arlington Landfill

Garbage & Recycling, 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 the Arlington Landfill, located at…
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Companies Sought for UTA’s Upcoming Nursing and Health Innovation Career Fair

Education, News, UT Arlington
Calling all health care companies and medical centers! You have an opportunity to meet one-on-one with bright, eager students from the University of Texas at Arlington who are preparing for their future nursing and healthcare careers. The University of Texas at Arlington is seeking medical centers and related healthcare companies devoted…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Aug. 29-30

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following location: Jake Langston Park at Woodside Drive Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the City of Arlington Health Authority, Tarrant County Public…
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Register for Arlington’s 2018 American Heart Association Charity Golf Tournament

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington is hosting its 9th Annual Charity Golf Tournament on Friday, September 28, 2018, at the beautiful Tierra Verde Golf Club, located at 7005 Golf Club Drive. Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death each year in this country. The golf tournament is just one of many fundraiser…
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UTA’s Dan Cavanagh Living His American Dream as Pianist, Composer & Educator

Arts & Culture, Education, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, UT Arlington
As the recently named Chair of The University of Texas at Arlington’s Music Department, Dan Cavanagh is living his American Dream as an educator, professional musician and composer.“As a musician, as a professor, as someone who believes in higher education, this has been a fantastic place to be,” Cavanagh said. As…
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Get Fall Gardening Advice at Arlington Water Utilities, Arlington Public Library Classes

Community, Headlines, News
Arlington Water Utilities and the Arlington Public Library are hosting a series of classes this fall to help residents learn more about how to boost the water efficiency of their outdoor spaces. The classes, which start Sept. 27, are co-sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District, the City’s wholesale water…
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2018 Labor Day Closings and City Service Schedules

Government, Headlines, News
Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day. Regular office hours and service schedules will resume Tuesday, Sept. 4. Residential and commercial garbage and recycling will not occur on Labor Day. What’s Closed Monday, Sept. 3 Arlington City Hall…
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Arlington Librarian Named to Texas Bluebonnet Awards Selection Committee

Library, News
Arlington Public Library Librarian Morgan Brickey-Jones has been selected to by the Texas Library Association to serve on the selection committee for the Texas Bluebonnet Awards. The Texas Bluebonnet Award encourages students in grades third through sixth to read. The Texas Bluebonnet Award reading program was established in 1979. All…
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Brave Combo Kicks Off Levitt Pavilion Arlington’s Free Fall Concert Season This Weekend

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Happy 10th birthday, Levitt Pavilion Arlington! In a decade-long tradition that has yet to be broken, Levitt Pavilion Arlington opens its fall season of free concerts this Friday night with everybody’s favorite Grammy-winning nuclear polka band, Brave Combo. Friday, August 31Friday’s concert, presented by Prince Lebanese restaurant, starts at 8…
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New Nonprofit Group Aims to Provide Support for Arlington Animal Services

Animal Services, News
Arlington Animal Alliance is a new nonprofit dedicated to helping homeless pets brought to the Arlington Animal Services Center. This organization aims to provide Arlington Animal Services’ Moritz Wellness Clinic with needed equipment and supplies as well as to help fund community services, programs and support for the City shelter staff.…
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Arlington Residents Win State Fair of Texas Honors for Creative ‘Cotton Candy Taco’

Entertainment, News
What a sweet prize! Arlington residents Rudy Martinez and Justin Martinez recently snagged the “Most Creative” award for their culinary creation — the Cotton Candy Taco — which will be featured at the upcoming State Fair of Texas. The father and son duo competed in the 14th annual Big Tex Choice…
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Ask Arlington: Hike & Bike Trails, Texas Rangers Golf Club and Other Parks Projects

Headlines, News, Parks & Recreation
“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Parks and Recreation Director Lemuel Randolph, to answer your questions about the River Legacy trail extension, the opening of the recently renovated Texas Rangers Golf Club, progress on the…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Yusi & Kitty

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet KittyThis 9-year-old male Domestic Shorthair is an orange Tabby. Need a really nice cat to chill by your side? This cat we’re calling “Kitty” would be a good choice. With experience on his side, Kitty loves to lie by your side as you pet him. In appreciation, he…
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Arlington Police Department Partners with Arlington ISD on Training Simulator

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
The Arlington Police Department has partnered with the Arlington Independent School District (AISD) on a firearms training simulator. The department purchased the Ti Training Corp TL-102 simulator for approximately $95,000 and received approval from the Texas State Review Board to house it at the AISD Dan Dipert Career and Technical…
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New Lane Closures Announced for I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project in Arlington

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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has…
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Miller Tavern & Beer Garden Thrilled to Open at Texas Live! in Arlington

Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, News
A first-of-its kind, flagship Miller Tavern & Beer Garden opened within Texas Live! in the Arlington Entertainment District on August 9th. Miller Tavern & Beer Garden joins a dynamic line-up of dining and entertainment space which includes Arlington Backyard, Live! Arena, PBR Texas, Troy’s, Sports & Social Arlington, Pudge’s Pizza, Guy Fieri’s Taco…
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Neighborhood Network News: Learn About City’s Property Tax Rate, Water Bills and More

Community, Headlines, News
In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can learn more about Arlington’s competitive water rates and how to keep your summer water bill in check, see what projects and programs are planned in the City’s proposed $500 million operating budget and get an update on the transformative Abram Street Rebuild under way…
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Get Your Arlington Adopted or Rescued Pet Photos Entered Before the Contest Closes

Animal Services, News
Do you have a pet adopted or rescued from Arlington Animal Services? Time is running out to get a photo entered in the 2019 Pet Photo Contest. Maybe you do not have a pet, but you love animals and want to cast a vote for your favorite entry. All contest…
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Arlington Water Utilities Expands Sprinkler Check-Up Program

Government, Headlines, News, Water Utilities
An irrigation system that isn’t working efficiently because of broken spray heads or an out-of-whack controller can make summer water bills worse. Arlington Water Utilities wants to help. So, the City is expanding the free sprinkler system audits it offers each year by adding additional certified irrigation specialists. Starting this week,…
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Wild Moments Behind the Scenes at Clear the Shelters Day

Animal Services, News
While volunteers and staff were busy helping 94 adoptable pets find new homes on Clear the Shelters Day on August 18, 2018, there were some wild moments behind the scenes. Yes, a baby raccoon is pictured above – in the arms of a trained professional – during all the other…
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Rangers to Open 2019 Season with Chicago Cubs on March 28 at Globe Life Park

Headlines, News, Sports, Texas Rangers
The Texas Rangers will host the Chicago Cubs in the club’s 2019 season opener on Thursday, March 28 to begin the team’s final year at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The complete 2019 schedule was announced today by Major League Baseball. This will mark the 28th time in 48 seasons that…
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Dream Builders: Theatre Arlington Partners with AISD for Camp Be a Star

Arlington ISD, Arts & Culture, Education, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Theatre
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 Camp Be a Star at Theatre Arlington in Downtown, a…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for August 24-26, 2018

Entertainment, Headlines, News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Arizona Cardinals vs. Dallas Cowboys at AT&T StadiumThe Dallas Cowboys return to action at AT&T Stadium in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District for the team’s third NFL preseason game against the…
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Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Celebrates APWA Re-Accreditation

Government, Headlines, News, Public Works
The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department was awarded its second re-accreditation from the American Public Works Association (APWA) on July 3, 2018. The accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that go beyond the requirements of the nationally recognized management practices established in the public works industry. Designation as…
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Arlington Partners with Drive.ai to Offer On-Street Self-Driving Vehicle Service

Government, Headlines, News
Increasingly recognized for its interest in exploring technology-based mobility solutions, the City of Arlington is poised to become the first Texas city to offer on-street autonomous transportation service to both Arlington residents and visitors. On Tuesday, Aug. 21, the Arlington City Council approved a contract with Drive. ai for a one-year pilot…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Trixie & Kenneth

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Cat of the Week – Meet TrixieThis three year old female Domestic Shorthair is black and white in color. Trixie is a sleek black cat with a swath of white on her chest and a few white hairs sprinkled throughout her fur. Her distinctive look matches well with her distinctive personality as…
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AT&T Stadium in Arlington to Host PBR Global Cup

Entertainment, Headlines, News, Sports
In a press conference today, PBR (Professional Bull Riders) announced that the PBR Global Cup, the only nation vs. nation international bull riding competition, will make its third stop at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on February 9 and 10, 2019 as the WinStar World Casino and Resort 2019 Global…
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Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Aug. 22-23

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed five positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Perkins Road at Shady Hill Lane Map Saddle Ridge Road at Yachtclub Drive Map Helen Drive at Hadley Drive Map Caliente Drive…
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Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for 2018 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Headlines, Housing, News
Editor’s Note: The open enrollment period closed on Sept. 5, 2018. The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will accept applications from persons interested in participating in its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program only during the Open Enrollment period, which begins at 9 a. m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018, and ends…
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Street Tracker: Levitt Portion of Abram Street Rebuild Project Now Complete

Government, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Public Works, Transportation
The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment on MyArlingtonTV to provide transparency and up-to-date information on both current and proposed street maintenance and construction projects throughout The American Dream City. This month’s episode features the $26 million Abram Street Rebuild in Downtown Arlington. The two-year project will bring much-needed roadway and…
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River Legacy Trail Extension Progress and More in ‘Enhance Regional Mobility’ Newsletter

City Council Priorities, Headlines, News
From exploring emerging transportation technology to improving mile after mile of neighborhood streets, Arlington continues to strategically invest in projects designed to improve mobility across The American Dream City. In the latest edition of the Enhance Regional Mobility newsletter, readers can learn more about the opening of the 9.7-mile 360 Tollway project, progress on…
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Marble Begins Mapping Arlington Sidewalks for Future Robotic Delivery Service

Business, Community, Headlines, News
Marble is the first company to begin mapping the City of Arlington’s sidewalks as routes for its autonomous robots to soon deliver groceries, packages, and other common goods to people’s homes and offices. The San Francisco-based, last-mile logistics robotics company began mapping select north Arlington sidewalks on Friday, Aug. 17, in…
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Residents Invited to Attend FY 2019 Budget Town Hall Meetings

Government, Headlines, News
Residents can learn more about the City of Arlington’s $500 million proposed Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget at two upcoming town hall meetings. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, an expansion of the Via rideshare pilot program, grant funding to…
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Clear the Shelters Day Made Dreams Come True for 94 Adopted Pets in Arlington

Animal Services, Headlines, News
Arlington Animal Services adopted a total of 94 pets into homes at Clear the Shelters Day on Saturday, August 18. Stories abounded as the line grew at Arlington Animal Services in anticipation of the doors opening at 9:30 a. m. for this special event. At 7 a. m., Kris Humenuk was ready. Humenuk had…
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Several Lane Closures Announced for Interchange, SH 360 Widening Projects

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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has…
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Annual Pavement Survey to Gather Data on South Arlington Street Conditions

Headlines, News
There’s little doubt about the impact technology has on our daily lives. We see it everywhere we look — our computers, phones, cars, refrigerators, and road maintenance. Yes, even the upkeep of the roads you drive is affected by technology. During the last week in August, Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department…
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August Volunteer of the Month: The Mission Continues Arlington

News
The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department is very excited to announce that The Mission Continues Arlington 1st Service Platoon has been selected as the Volunteers of the Month for August 2018!Mission Continues partners with Arlington Parks often and have been an integral part to their Volunteer program over the past…
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‘Downtown Arlington: Open for Business’ Series Launches on MyArlingtonTV

Business, Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News
The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication has launched a new series on MyArlingtonTV highlighting the restaurants and stores that will be open for business during the two-year Abram Street Rebuild Project. The show is part of the City’s ongoing efforts to work closely with the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation…
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Arlington Public Library Excited to be on Book Riot’s ‘Awesome Children’s Library’ List

Library, News
The Arlington Public Library is excited to be one of Book Riot’s 13 Awesome Children’s Libraries around the U. S.! Book Riot featured the children’s section of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in their list. This bright, colorful space was designed with children in mind, with welcoming seating, an…
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Meet the Neighbors: Parkview Residents Cultivating Community Pride

Community, Headlines, News
Residents in Arlington’s Parkview Addition are tending more than crops of crisp veggies in their beloved community garden. They are also cultivating comradery, can-do spirit and a deep sense of community pride in their historical neighborhood, which was established in 1947 along East Abram Street in East Arlington. Generations of families…
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Mansfield ISD Receives ‘A’ in State’s New Accountability Rating System

Education, Headlines, Mansfield ISD, News
The Texas Education Agency’s (TEA) 2018 accountability ratings are now available. The new rating system, passed by state legislature in 2015, requires the TEA to give each public school and each district an A through F (A-F) letter grade, similar to a child’s report card. Mansfield ISD has earned an “A” rating. The…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for August 17-19, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Clear the Shelters Day, August 18Arlington Animal Services wants to adopt every single pet this year at Clear the Shelters Day. Since 2014, Animal Services has participated each year, and waived adoption…
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Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus August 15-16

Community, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed four positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Forest Edge Drive at Park Row Drive Map Sherry Street at East Pioneer Parkway Map Greek Row Drive at Kerby Street Map…
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Arlington ISD Announces 2018 Accountability Ratings

Arlington ISD, Education, Headlines, News
The Texas Education Agency today released 2018 accountability ratings, the first under the new A-F system that includes three domains – student achievement, school progress and closing the gaps. Individual campuses receive ratings of either Met Standard or Improvement Required and have the ability to earn distinction designations. According to the…
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August 2018 Arlington Police Community Newsletter Available

Community, News, On Call - Inside The Blue, Police, Public Safety
In this issue, Arlington’s in the house, as Arlington Police Department was at the city’s Third Annual Homeownership Fair on July 21! On Call is a community newsletter published monthly by the Arlington Police Department Media Office. Click here to read the newsletter.
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A Look Back: Crash of Engine 642 Marks First Rail Disaster for Arlington

Community, News
That haste sometimes invites disaster might well be evidenced by the March 1885 derailment of Texas and Pacific Railroad Engine No. 642, which ended up in Village Creek during a torrential rain storm when the bridge collapsed. Fireman J. C. Habeck was killed and several others injured. That would have been adversity…
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UTA Lady Movin’ Mavs Represent Team USA at 2018 World Championships

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Sports, UT Arlington
Lady Movin’ Mavs Rose Hollermann and Abby Dunkin, seniors and gold medalists in the 2016 Paralympic games, along with graduate student Morgan Wood, are set to represent Team USA in the 2018 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation’s World Championships in Hamburg, Germany August 16-26. The University of Texas at Arlington’s Lady Movin’…
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Arlington City Council Calls for 2018 Bond Program Election

Government, Headlines, News
Arlington residents will vote this fall on a proposed $189 million bond program that would provide funding for streets and sidewalks, parks, fire stations and other public facilities. After months of public input, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved placing the bond program on the Nov. 6, 2018, ballot.…
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COPS Office Publishes Video, Guidebook About Law Enforcement Services in Arlington

News, Police, Public Safety
The U. S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) in coordination with Not In Our Town (NIOT) published a compelling piece about the way law enforcement services are provided in Arlington. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s handling of…
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Pavement Reclamation to Create Smoother Streets for Lake Arlington Neighborhood

Government, Headlines, News, Public Works, Transportation
The Public Works and Transportation Department will soon begin a pavement rehabilitation project near Lake Arlington that is designed to improve the strength, smoothness and lifespan of select residential streets. This project, funded by the voter-approved Street Maintenance Sales Tax, is expected to begin Monday, August 20 and be complete by…
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Arlington Eats: From Kuwait to Arlington, Tiba Grill Owner Living American Dream

Business, Community, 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 Tiba Grill, a Mediterranean restaurant located at 3330 Matlock Rd #116, Arlington, TX 76015. Originally from Kuwait, Tiba Grill owner Ghassan Farrah arrived in…
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City of Arlington Recognized Again for Keeping Employees Safe on the Roads

Government, News
The City of Arlington was one of 13 Texas employers recently recognized by the National Safety Council for proven commitment to traffic safety. Arlington received the prestigious 2018 Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Awards, which was presented by the National Safety Council in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation. Employee…
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City Employee and Author Celebrates His ‘Ginny Goblin’ Children’s Book Release

Library, News
The Arlington Public Library recently hosted a book launch party for one of its own, David Goodner, to celebrate the release of his first book, “Ginny Goblin is Not Allowed to Open this Box”. The celebration included a reading of his book, snacks, and crafts for the kids. Those who…
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Pets of the Week – Meet Casey & Baylee

Cat of the Week, Dog of the Week, News, Pets of the Week
Dog of the Week – Meet CaseyThis seven and a half month old female Shepherd mix is black, tan and white in color and weighs 30 pounds. Casey is an energetic young dog eager to please. She loves playing with squeaky toys and can amuse herself as long as a she has…
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Arlington Water Schedules Town Hall Meetings on Summer Water Use

Government, Headlines, News, Water Utilities
Arlington neighborhoods used an average of about 45 percent more water in July 2018 than in July 2017. With city services bills for that time now arriving in the mail, Arlington Water Utilities officials want to answer questions residents may have about their water accounts and provide resources for the…
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Texas Live! Family Fun Day Offers Petting Zoo, Live Music, Games and Much More

Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News
More than 2,500 people explored and discovered Texas Live! at Family Fun Day on Sunday, part of the four-day grand opening celebration. The event featured multiple bounce houses, a petting zoo, face painting, games, live music, balloon art, and more. Attendees were able to enjoy all these activities while getting their…
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Watch for Mayfield Road, SH 360 Daytime Lane Closures for Ongoing SH 360 Widening Project

Community, 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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has…
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Use Outdoor Swim Season Passes at Hugh Smith Indoor Pool in September

News, Parks & Recreation
As summer comes to an end, the pools will be closing for the season. However, if you purchased an outdoor season pass for City pools, then you can still use it through September at Hugh Smith Indoor Pool. Keep summer going after school starts with open swim hours every day…
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Earn Up to $5,000 Back through Arlington’s Home Improvement Incentive Program

Community, Headlines, News
Have you been dreaming about a long overdue kitchen remodel, magazine-worthy bathroom renovations or other costly upgrades to your home? The City of Arlington’s Home Improvement Incentive Program is in place to help you pay for capital improvements and energy efficient renovations that will increase the value of one of…
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Arlington Helping Kids Be School Ready With ‘1000 Books Before Kindergarten’ Campaign

Library, News
The Arlington Public Library is helping children and families get ready to start school with 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten! 1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a nationwide challenge that encourages caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. Reading often to young children helps improve vocabulary, listening, and other skills vital…
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Thousands Celebrate Grand Opening of Texas Live! in Arlington

Business, Economic Development, Entertainment, Headlines, News
Thousands turned out Thursday night for the grand opening of Texas Live!, a dream years in the making for Arlington’s already vibrant Entertainment District. Texas Live!, a partnership between the Texas Rangers, The Cordish Companies and the City of Arlington, is one of the largest and most exciting sports-anchored developments in…
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Arlington Animal Services Aims to Adopt Every Pet on Clear the Shelters Day, August 18

Animal Services, Headlines, News
Arlington Animal Services wants to adopt every single pet this year at Clear the Shelters Day. Since 2014, Animal Services has participated each year, and waived adoption fees for a total of 342 pets at this annual event. One year there was one last dog remaining, but that dog ended up…
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Fourth Annual AISD Back to School Kickoff This Saturday at AT&T Stadium

Arlington ISD, Education, News
The fourth annual AISD Back to School Kickoff – a community effort to help 10,000-plus Arlington ISD students and their families prepare for the upcoming school year – will be from 8 a. m. to noon on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The event will feature a…
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What to Know: Texas Live! Parking

Business, Entertainment, News
Texas Live!, the new world-class dining, entertainment and hospitality district opens this week across from Globe Life Park in Arlington. Here is the parking information for guests going to Texas Live! effective Friday, August 10: On days when no public events are scheduled at either Globe Life Park in Arlington or…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Aug. 8-9

Community, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed two positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Jake Langston Park at Woodside Drive Map Saddle Ridge Road at Yacht Club Drive Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the…
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Woodland West Library Renovations Under Way

Library, News
A renovation project to transform the Woodland West Branch Library began on Monday, August 6th. This $378,000 project will upgrade and modernize the store front, periodical, and administrative areas; remodel the restrooms to be compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act; and replace three of the four rooftop HVAC units. Due…
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Arlington City Manager Proposes $500 Million Budget for 2019

City Council Priorities, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
The Arlington City Council took its first look Tuesday at the proposed $500 million Fiscal Year 2019 operating budget, which includes a property tax rate reduction for the third year in a row. Proposals for next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, include significant investments in public safety and technology, an…
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TxDOT to Host Public Meeting Aug. 9 on Proposed I-30 Improvements

Community, News
All interested citizens are invited to attend a Texas Department of Public Transportation public meeting for the reevaluation of the proposed improvements to Interstate 30 from Cooper Street to State Highway 161. The study area also includes the I-30/SH 360 Interchange area. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Aug. 9…
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‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter Spotlights UTA Students Use of Via Rideshare App

City Council Priorities, Headlines, Mayor & Council, News
The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as one of five priorities. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Youth and Families,…
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Arlington, Rangers Celebrate ‘Going to the World Series’ Statue Unveiling at North Plaza

Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Parks & Recreation, Sports, Texas Rangers
City leaders, the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department, and the Texas Rangers celebrated the unveiling of the “Going to the World Series” statue in the North Plaza for the future Globe Life Field and the soon-to-open Texas Live! during a ceremony today in Arlington’s world-class Entertainment District. Former Rangers catcher…
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New Community Survey Will Help Arlington Prioritize Release of Open Data

Government, Headlines, News
The City of Arlington wants to know what data its residents and visitors care about. Please participate in this brief survey to help us make our growing webpage, Open Arlington, a better resource for you and the community at large. This survey will help us know what data interests you…
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Traffic Alert: Daytime Mayfield Road Closures at SH 360 Intersection from Aug. 13-30

Community, Headlines, News
Commuters who travel through the State Highway 360 and Mayfield Road intersection in Arlington should be aware of scheduled lane closures later this month that are necessary as part the Texas Department of Transportation’s SH 360 Widening Project. The reconstruction of a section of the SH 360 bridge over Mayfield Road…
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SH 360 Daytime Lane Closures Announced Between Mitchell, Division Streets This Week

Community, 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 and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has…
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Community, Headlines, News
Retail stores throughout Arlington are preparing for the state’s annual Sales Tax Holiday, which will be held Friday, August 10 through Sunday, August 12, 2018. As in previous years, the law exempts most clothing, footwear, school supplies and backpacks priced less than $100 from sales and use tax, which could save…
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Tarrant County Master Gardeners to Host Arlington Garden Tour Oct. 7

Environment, News, Water Utilities
Want to see some of the best backyards in The American Dream City? Tarrant County Master Gardeners will host a Fall Garden Tour from 11 a. m. to 4 p. m. on Sunday, October 7, 2018. The tour features six local gardens that are cared for by Arlington residents. Each site will have…
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2018-19 Season Tickets On Sale Now for UT Arlington Basketball

News, Sports, UT Arlington
Season tickets for the highly anticipated men’s and women’s 2018-19 campaigns are on sale now as fans have the opportunity to secure their spot at College Park Center.UTA men’s basketball tips the season on Nov. 6, followed by the highly anticipated UTA Homecoming game that features the Lady Mavericks season…
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Pug Yoga Class Scheduled August 25 to Benefit DFW Pug Rescue

Community, News
Come enjoy some “downward dog” time at an upcoming event benefiting DFW Pug Rescue. Join Arlington Yoga Center, New Main Brewing, and DFW Pug Rescue for an exciting afternoon full of giggles and licks…oh, and a little yoga! The Pugs + Poses class, which will be held indoors and is family…
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Adventures of Tuco: Former Arlington Shelter Dog Now Modeling, Living His Best Life Ever

Animal Services, News
Tuco’s transformation from a neglected, underweight pet to a charismatic Instagram model with a global following is a story that’s pretty dog-gone amazing. Life for the Japanese Mastiff mix began looking up after an Arlington Animal Services officer picked him and brought him to the shelter in February 2017. Shelter staff…
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Arlington Resident & Rangers Great Tom Grieve Living His American Dream

Community, Headlines, MyArlingtonTV, News, Sports
Arlington resident and Texas Rangers great Tom Grieve is living his American Dream in his 24th season as an analyst in the team’s Fox Sports Southwest television booth after debuting on broadcasts in 1995, the longest tenure of any TV broadcaster in club history. Elected to the Rangers Hall of Fame…
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Arlington Grants Manager Re-Elected to National Executive Board

Government, News
Congratulations to Sheryl Kenny, Grants Manager for the City of Arlington, who was recently re-elected to serve as an executive officer for the National Community Development Association. The nonpartisan, nonprofit association represents local government around the country and supports affordable housing and economic development to better communities especially for low and…
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Weekend Buzz: 10 Events in The American Dream City for August 3-5, 2018

News
Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Orioles vs. Rangers at Globe Life Park in ArlingtonThe Texas Rangers host the Baltimore Orioles at Globe Life Park in Arlington this weekend for a four-game series. The Rangers will…
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Theatre Arlington to Open 46th Season with ‘The Sweetest Swing in Baseball’

Entertainment, News, Theatre
Tickets are on sale now for upcoming productions at Theatre Arlington, which is celebrating 46 years of live theater this season. Theatre Arlington, which is one of the largest community theatres in the country, will open its season with The Sweetest Swing in Baseball, directed by Melanie Mason. Other scheduled shows…
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Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Aug. 1-2

Community, News
The City of Arlington has confirmed two positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: South Cooper Street at West Lovers Lane Map Sherry Street at East Pioneer Parkway Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the…
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