Category Archives: Community

Arlington City Council Discusses Proposed Amendments to Smoking Ordinance

The Arlington City Council discussed proposed amendments to the Smoking Ordinance during the afternoon work session on March 7, 2017. The proposed amendment discussions will continue at the March 28, 2017 work session. The proposed changes would expand the existing smoking ban to include bars, billiard halls, bingo parlors, sexually-oriented businesses and…

Arlington Exploring Innovative Transportation Technology

Love that feeling when you catch more than one green light in a row? The City of Arlington is exploring innovative transportation technology that would allow drivers to experience that thrill more often while also helping to keep streets safer and less congested. As part of its Smart Cities initiative, the…

H.O.P.E. Tutoring Annual Fundraiser Helps Center Continue Educational Mission in Arlington

H. O. P. E. Tutoring Center volunteer Tina Paulk said she’s seen more than just an improvement in math and spelling grades for the young bilingual girl she’s tutored the past two years. The long-time Arlington resident, who spends an hour each week with the Crow Elementary student, said she’s also watched the little…

GEAR Up for Library’s Robotics Tournament with Kickoff Event this Saturday

What happens when budding young engineers are given a robot and a challenge? The GEAR Tournament aims to find out. GEAR, which stands for Get Excited About Robots, is a fast-paced robotics competition featuring NXT and EV3 LEGO Mindstorm robots. Small teams of players between 8-years-old and the eighth grade build…

Upward Bound TRIO Program Brings Students, Seniors Together to Help Animals

Nimble hands worked together and friendships formed when students in the Upward Bound Program recently met with Golden PAWS senior volunteers to craft colorful blankets for homeless animals at the Arlington Animal Services Center.Upward Bound, a Federal TRIO Program at the University of Texas at Arlington, received a grant from the…

Watch for Eastbound I-30 Lane Closures Near Ballpark Way for Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next two weeks 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…

Division Brewing, Arlington’s First Locally Owned Brewery, is a Dream Come True

Division Brewing founders Wade Wadlington and Sean Cooley are living the American Dream after opening the first locally owned and operated brewery in the City of Arlington. The brewery first opened in December 2015 and is located at 506 E. Main St, Arlington, TX 76010 in Downtown. Wade, Sean and the rest of the…

Arlington Aquatics Annual ‘April Pool’s Day’ Event to Offer Water Safety Tips

Join Arlington Aquatics at the annual “April Pool’s Day” event next month and learn how to keep you and your family safer around water this summer. This event, free and open to the public, is set for 10 a. m. Saturday, April 8 at Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center, 2800 W. Sublett…