Category Archives: Community

New Lane Closures Announced for I-30/SH 360 Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week 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. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the…

Nighttime Bowen Road Lane Closures Near I-20 Begin Jan. 4

The Texas Department of Transportation’s work to install new, safer bridge railing on Interstate 20 in south Arlington will result in daily Bowen Road lane closures, weather permitting, over the next two weeks. The left lane of northbound Bowen Road will be closed daily between 9 p. m. and 3 a. m. from…

Homeless Prevention Funds Available for Arlington Residents

Beginning January 10, 2018, Arlington residents who are homeless or in imminent danger of becoming homeless can apply for assistance through the City’s Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP). The City will utilize HHSP funding in the amount of $208,788, provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, in…

Born to Stand Out: A Special Needs Storytime

“Why fit in when you were born to stand out?” – Dr. SeussThe Arlington Public Library’s Born to Stand Out storytime, which launched last year, offers a welcoming atmosphere for children of all ages and abilities. Come explore this “choose-your-own-adventure” type of storytime through hands-on, sensory-friendly activities as well as…

January Volunteer of the Month: Larry Cummings, Jr.

Moving from Germany to Arlington in 1966, Larry Cummings, Jr. quickly realized that rules are in place to keep us safe.  After having to appear before a judge for speeding, racing, and causing too much noise that resulted in the revocation of his driver license, Larry changed his ways. Larry read…

Splash in the New You: Great Deals on Indoor Swim Passes Available

Splash into the New Year with savings this entire month! The Arlington Parks and Recreation’s Aquatics division is offering great deals on annual indoor swim passes at the Hugh Smith Recreation Center. Splash in the New You Discounts and Promos 15 percent off annual swim passes Buy 2 months, get 1…

Nighttime Closures of Ave J Near SH 360 Planned This Week

New lane closures are planned for the next week 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. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the best experience possible to get around town.…