Category Archives: Community

12 Winners Announced in Arlington’s Annual Animal Essay Contest

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With surprise visits to classrooms, Arlington city officials congratulated twelve students on Friday who penned the winning papers for this year’s Animal Essay Contest. Nearly 1,500 students in public, private, charter and home schools participated in the 15th Annual Animal Essay contest, which is designed to promote responsible pet ownership. The…

Ballet Academy in Arlington Invited to International Competition

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A group of students from the American Classical Ballet Academy in Arlington have the chance to make their dreams come true after being invited to participate in the Youth American Grand Prix International Finals. The group of girls, averaging 9 years of age, received an invitation after performing and qualifying at the semifinals…

Nashville Artist with Arlington Ties Featured in Billboard Magazine

4. Nashville Artist with Arlington Ties Featured in Billboard Magazine

A Nashville singer/songwriter with Arlington ties was featured last month in Billboard Magazine. The article, “Is Maren Morris Nashville’s Next Breakout Pop Star?”, called the artist’s as-yet-untitled Columbia Nashville full-length album “one of 2016’s most anticipated country releases.”Morris, 25, may be a familiar face to some Arlington residents. She’s the namesake of…

Build A Dream Scholarship Sign-Up: Feb. 18, 2016

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Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Build a Dream Scholarship program offers scholarships that can be used to register a child for any Arlington Parks and Recreation structured youth program. Click here if you’re interested in donating a scholarship. Download The Application: English:  Click Here español:  haga clic aquí About Build A Dream Thursday, February…

Water Main Break Causes Cooper Street Lane Closure in South Arlington

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A short section of southbound lane of Cooper Street in far south Arlington is expected to remain closed until Monday, Feb. 8 as city crews work to repair a water main break that occurred early this morning. Because of the broken 20 inch concrete water main, the far right southbound lane of…

‘Helping Restore Ability’ Offers Services for Residents with Disabilities

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Betsy Beaman, Community Outreach Coordinator for Helping Restore Ability, was the guest speaker at this month’s Arlington Mayor’s Committee on People with Disabilities meeting, focusing on ways that residents with disabilities can find easier access to long-term care and navigation services. Beaman shared valuable information about Helping Restore Ability (HRA), a…