All posts by Office of Communication

Preserving Our History: Arlington Heritage Memorial Grounds Restoration

Leaders from the Arlington Historical Society, the City of Arlington, Tarrant County and other community groups on Friday celebrated the launch of a collaborative project to preserve and restore an important piece of the city’s history. The vision for the Arlington Heritage Memorial Grounds project includes installing a wrought iron fence, adding security…

1QFY19: City Awards $4.6 Million in Contracts to Minority, Women-Owned Businesses

The City of Arlington encourages full participation for disadvantaged, minority and women-owned business enterprises, known collectively as MWBEs, to pursue goods and services, construction and professional services contracts. The Local and Minority Women-Owned Business Enterprise Policy, updated in 2016, established a MWBE participation good-faith effort goal of 25 percent for all City procurement contracts and requires contractors…

Arlington Kindness: The American Dream Story of Longtime Resident Sherry Hall

For the past four years, longtime Arlington resident Sherry Hall has lovingly created nearly 100 handmade scarves and distributed them with the help of her son to bring a bit of warmth and kindness to those in need on cold and blustery days.“When you see someone else do something kind,…

Save the Date: 4th Annual Homeownership Fair Set for Aug. 10, 2019

Need information about buying a home in The American Dream City? Mark your calendars now for the City of Arlington’s 4th annual Homeownership Fair, scheduled for 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday Aug. 10, 2019, at the Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center, 1200 Ballpark Way. This event, free and open to the…

New Neighborhood Park, Free Tax Preparation Resources at Library and More

Arlington celebrated several milestones recently, from the opening of a new park to the great work of our Animal Service Center over the past decade, that further confirm what our residents already know — our community is a great place to live, work, play and learn!The Arlington City Council has identified “Champion…

Northbound SH 360 Main Lane Closure Set Between Abram, Lamar

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. Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. For more information, please visit the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in…

Acts of Kindness: AISD Students, Teachers and Volunteers Pack Meals for Hungry Kids

Students, teachers and community volunteers worked Friday at Arlington ISD’s Crow Elementary to pack 108,000 meals for hungry kids around the world. This act of kindness was part of the second annual Feed My Starving Children event, which distributes meals to children in the United States and around the world.“I think…