Category Archives: Community

Arlington-based Charities Collect More than $1 Million During North Texas Giving Day

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Residents donated approximately $37 million to more than 2,500 nonprofits Thursday during the 8th annual North Texas Giving Day event. Nearly 100 Arlington nonprofits were among those who benefited from the annual fundraising event – receiving $1,042,608 from 4,386 donors. That exceeds last year’s giving totals, where Arlington-based collected just over $925,000…

Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Sept. 26-27

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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:Stagetrail Drive at U. S. Highway 287Targeted ground spraying will occur following the City of Arlington Health Authority, Tarrant County Public Health and the Centers for…

East Arlington Neighborhood Meeting Set to Discuss Animal-Related Violations

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Residents who live in the 76010 ZIP code in east Arlington are invited to attend a neighborhood meeting next week to learn more about the City’s efforts to reduce animal-related code violations. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p. m. to 8 p. m. Tuesday, September 27 at Casa De Oracion, 1700 New…

Arlington Tomorrow Foundation Awards $30,000 in Grants During Arlington Gives Event

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More than 2,000 residents gathered downtown Thursday at the Levitt Pavilion to enjoy a Luke Wade concert and show support for the American Dream City’s numerous nonprofit organizations. As part of North Texas Giving Day, the Arlington Tomorrow Foundation hosted the free community concert and also awarded $30,000 in grants throughout the day to Arlington-based…

Arlington Eats: Healthy Senior Cooking Classes at Eunice Activity Center

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Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Eunice Activity Center where chef and fitness instructor Robin Capps holds healthy cooking classes for Arlington seniors. Robin visits…

Knapp Heritage Park’s Annual Front Street Festival is Saturday

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Knapp Heritage Park, part of the Arlington Historical Society, will hold its annual Front Street Festival this weekend to give residents a glimpse into pioneer life on the Texas Plains. The festival is set for 10 a. m. to 6 p. m. Saturday, September 24 at Knapp Heritage Park, 201 W. Front Street in…

Annual Ecofest Offers Residents Free Trees and Seeds, Education About the Environment

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An estimated 5,000 people braved the heat on Saturday to attend this year’s tribute to Mother Earth in downtown Arlington.“We came out to learn as much as we can about being green,” said Secret Bridgewater, who has brought her kids out to the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Ecofest for the past several…

SH 360 Main Lane Closures Planned for Early October as Part of Interchange Project

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New lane changes have been announced this week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. I-30 TEXpress LanesBeginning in October through fall 2020, the westbound Interstate 30 TEXpress lane west of SH 161 will be closed. TEXpress lane traffic will be directed onto the I-30 westbound general main lanes west…