All posts by Carol Weemes

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,…

Hop into the New Year with a 2018 Animal Services Pet Calendar

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…

Bumble the Bunny Hops Away with First Place in Animal Services Pet Calendar Contest

Bumble, a Lion Head Bunny hopped away with first place honors and onto the cover of the 2018 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar. Bumble’s proud owner is Arlington Animal Services Volunteer and Board member Judith Flynn, who also volunteered with the City of Arlington as a board member for Teen Court…

Goodwill Interns Find Real-World Experience at Arlington Animal Services

Goodwill is more than just a thrift store. Just ask the shelter staff at Arlington Animal Services. The Goodwill “Summer Earn & Learn” program provided a mutually rewarding experience for five dedicated student interns and the staff and animals at the center. Goodwill is the largest employer of people with disabilities…