All posts by Susan Schrock

Public Meeting Set Nov. 15 on Proposed Updates to Bowman Springs Park

Make your voice heard! Please join the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department at a public meeting this week to solicit feedback and provide information regarding proposed development updates to Bowman Springs Park. The public meeting will be held at 6:30 p. m. Thursday, Nov. 15 in the cafeteria of Miller Elementary School, 6401…

‘Neighborhood Network News’ Features City’s Flood Response, Self-Driving Cars and More

In this Neighborhood Network News edition, you can learn more about the City of Arlington’s response to recent flooding, read how we continue to be a leader when it comes to exploring innovative transportation technology and see how our students are making a difference through acts of kindness. Flooding Response: Heavy…

Acts of Kindness: Arlington’s Morton Elementary Students Receive New Shoes, Socks

As soon as her laces were tied, third grader Jakylee Edwards was on her feet and making plans for all the fun things she would do in her stylish new pair of pink and blue striped shoes.“I’m going to run. I’m going to exercise more. I’m going to jump on…

Book Your Free Ride Now on Arlington’s Drive.Ai Self-Driving Shuttle for Oct. 19-20

Self-driving cars are here in Arlington, and you can be one of the first people to ride in one! Sign up now to experience the City of Arlington’s new driverless shuttle service with Drive. ai next week. Starting Friday, Oct. 19, Arlington will become the first Texas city to offer an on-street,…

Arlington Names New Planning and Development Services Director, Assistant Director

The City of Arlington on Friday announced a new director and assistant director to lead the Department of Planning and Development Services. Gincy Thoppil, who began her career with the City more than 13 years ago, will become the Planning and Development Services Director effective October 8. Richard Gertson, who has…

SH 360 Main Lane and Frontage Road Lane Closures Set This Week

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…

Public Works and Transportation Crews Key in City’s Storm Response Efforts

While many Arlington residents spent Saturday, September 8, indoors and out of the heavy rains, a small group of Public Works and Transportation employees spent the day responding to storm-related calls across the city. Twenty two employees spent nine hours responding to storm-related incidents at 19 separate locations. The heavy rains…

Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Aug. 29-30

The City of Arlington has confirmed one positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito sample. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following location: Jake Langston Park at Woodside Drive Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the City of Arlington Health Authority, Tarrant County Public…

Adventures of Tuco: Former Arlington Shelter Dog Now Modeling, Living His Best Life Ever

Tuco’s transformation from a neglected, underweight pet to a charismatic Instagram model with a global following is a story that’s pretty dog-gone amazing. Life for the Japanese Mastiff mix began looking up after an Arlington Animal Services officer picked him and brought him to the shelter in February 2017. Shelter staff…