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Mansfield ISD Celebrates Opening of Anderson Elementary, Jerry Knight STEM Academy

The Mansfield Independent School District held dedication ceremonies on Saturday for the new Charlotte Anderson Elementary School and The Jerry Knight STEM Academy. Charlotte Anderson Elementary School is the last of five elementary schools to be rebuilt under MISD’s 2011 bond package. The two-story school uses Mansfield ISD’s newest elementary prototype providing…

97,000 Truck Loads of Dirt: Crews Begin Excavating Globe Life Field Site in Arlington

The excavation for the future Globe Life Field began on Monday on the eastern part of the project site, which is located in what was formerly the Lot B parking lot. The excavation is being overseen by Manhattan Construction Company, the general contractor of the project. Crews will work 24 hours…

Nightly Closures Set This Week for Six Flags Drive, Lamar Boulevard/Ave H and Copeland Road

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…

UTA Spotlight: Students Make Muddy Memorial During Annual Oozeball Tournament

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: To help people affected by Hurricane Harvey,…

Arlington, Pantego to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Oct. 1-2

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: Normandy Drive at Wilmette Drive Map Park Hill Drive at Mossy Oak Street Map Additionally, the Town of Pantego has confirmed one positive…

Arlington CVB: 4 Reasons to Check Out Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree 2017

The world’s largest tiny house event is coming to Arlington! The Tiny House & Simple Living Jamboree, set for October 27-29 at the Arlington Convention Center, will play host to the latest and greatest in tiny houses, simple living, and sustainability trends. Our friends over at the Arlington Convention & Visitors…

Six Flags Over Texas Voted Best Theme Park Halloween Event In the State

After a month of spirited voting, USA TODAY readers have name Six Flags Over Texas’ Fright Fest as the Best Theme Park Halloween Event in the state of Texas. Six Flags Over Texas was one of the country’s first theme parks to host a Halloween celebration beginning in 1976. As Halloween…

Arlington Named Among ‘Best Places to Raise a Family in Texas’

With nearly 100 parks, rich cultural and educational opportunities and access to well-paying jobs, it’s not surprising that The American Dream City is considered as one of the “best places to raise a family in Texas.”The City of Arlington landed the No. 3 spot on Elite Personal Finance’s recently published…