All posts by Jon Henrik Farstad

Arlington Resident Wins National Volunteer Award

Each year, the Board of Directors of Neighborhoods, USA (NUSA) recognizes neighborhood volunteers and advocates who perform outstanding work toward the enhancement and preservation of American Neighborhoods. Award nominees must fit three criteria: they work to build and strengthen neighborhood associations, encourage neighborhood involvement in the decision-making process in local governments,…

AISD to Host Job Fair on Saturday, July 11, 2015

On July 11, 2015, Arlington Independent School District will hold a job fair, seeking outstanding candidates to fill many positions available at AISD schools. Positions available include bus drivers/attendants, custodians and general maintenance workers. Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited Texas Education Agency to qualify for…

Culture Buzz: CATS Summer Camp Trains Young Stars

One of the summer’s most action-packed camps is held at CATS (Creative Arts Theatre and School), located right here in The American Dream City. Led by Executive Director Heather Simmons, CATS entertains audience members of all ages year-round. Each summer, CATS hosts three, two-week camps for kids dreaming of performing on the…

Arlington Announces May 2015 Property of the Month Winners

The City of Arlington Code Compliance Services has adopted a brand new program that spotlights properties that embody the idea of living in the American Dream City. Each month, a panel of judges comprised of citizens and city employees chooses two properties — one residential and one multi-family/commercial — in each…

Arlington Housing Inspector Saves a Woman and Her Kids

Chana Claude and her children recently experienced every home owner’s worst fear—a house fire. Thanks to the preventative actions taken only days before, however, everyone made it out of the fire  alive and well. Housing Code Compliance Inspector Jeanette Culwell noticed the rental home was not up to fire code during a…