All posts by Carol Weemes

Citizens’ Act of Kindness is Memorialized at Arlington Animal Services Center

This act of kindness is bittersweet. It begins with an extremely injured cat, clinging to life, found lying on a busy Arlington street. A snowball effect begins. First, a concerned UT Arlington student named Peyton and his friends step in to rescue the cat from its perilous situation. Next on scene…

Heritage Team: Bright Minds Presenting the Past, Dreaming of the Future

Dreams are coming true for students in the Arlington Animal Services Heritage Team Program. This year’s members were awarded $1,400 in scholarship funds for their year-long commitment of volunteering at the Animal Services Center and diligent participation in a contest meant to inspire and educate on African-American heritage. The Heritage Team…

4th Annual Animal Services Heritage Team Program is Saturday Feb. 17

Arlington Animal Services invites everyone to attend an inspirational event on Saturday, February 17, from 9 a. m. to 12 p. m. at 1000 S. E. Green Oaks Boulevard.  Members of the Heritage Team will deliver presentations about the lives of celebrated leaders that have touched history on an epic level. Heritage Team members…

Pilot Program Provides Arlington Neighborhood with Tools to Deter Egret Nesting

Some may describe Egrets as lovely and soothing, but residents living under a canopy of their nests may choose other words to describe these creatures as they wreak havoc in their North Arlington neighborhoods. Hundreds of Egrets begin migrating to Arlington each year beginning in February in search of a favorable…

Rapid Reference Guide Aims to Answer Arlington Residents’ Code Compliance Questions

Curious if your grass is too high, what to do about an old appliance that you need to dispose of, or what time trash should be placed curbside? Welcome to the City of Arlington’s Single-Family Rapid Reference Guide. Answers to these and many other common code-related questions are a simple click…

Arlington’s 2018 Animal Essay Contest Winners to be Announced Feb. 2

Editor’s Note: Winners of Arlington’s 2018 Animal Essay Contest will be notified on Feb. 2 and recognized by Arlington City Council on March 6. The deadline for 2018 Animal Essay Contest entries is quickly approaching! Essay entries from third through sixth graders from Arlington, Mansfield, and Kennedale Independent School Districts, public,…