Category Archives: Community

Food Truck Fridays Lunch Series Returns to Downtown This Week

Leave your leftovers and brown bag lunches at home. The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s Food Truck Fridays lunch series in Downtown Arlington starts back up again this Friday, October 13. This event will take place from 11 a. m. to 2 p. m. every Friday until November 3 at Founders Plaza, 100 W. Abram…

South Street Art Festival to Bring Music, Artists and Brewers Downtown October 13-15

Returning for its fifth year, the South Street Art Festival aims to give artists, musicians and brewers a place to find their audience. The three-day festival, presented by the Downtown Arlington Management Corporation,  is scheduled from 4 p. m. to 10 p. m. Friday, October 13, 11 a. m. to 10 p. m. Saturday, October…

Families Have Fun While Learning about Nature at After Dark in the Park Fall Festival

As the sun began to set last Friday afternoon, hayrides filled with princesses, pirates, super heroes and other costumed children made their way to the lighted nature trails of River Legacy Foundation’s 21st annual After Dark in the Park Fall Festival. At the start of the Nature at Night Trail, kids…

Arlington Police, Water Utilities Host Drug Take-Back Event October 28

Got drugs? Residents are encouraged to turn in their expired and unused medications for anonymous, safe disposal between 10 a. m. and 2 p. m. Saturday, October 28, 2017. Collection sites North Police District, 620 W. Division Street 817-459-5600 Walgreens Pharmacy, 4400 W. Green Oaks Blvd 817-563-0142 East Police District, 2001 New York Ave. 817-459-5803 South Police District, 1030…

October Volunteer of the Month: Bev Carpenter

Arlington Animal Services has named Bev Carpenter as the City’s Volunteer of the Month. Carpenter became a volunteer this past July and since that time she has already logged more than 182 hours at the Arlington Animal Services Center. As  an active member of senior ladies group, The Golden Paws, Carpenter made more than 30 blankets…

Arlington’s Traffic Management Project Aims to Reduce Congestion on SH 360 Frontage

The Public Works and Transportation Department continues to pave the way in the use of innovative, smart city technology to improve traffic management within the City of Arlington. State Highway 360 is used by thousands of drivers daily to move through Arlington, but when an incident occurs that causes traffic delays,…

Library’s Free Touch-a-Truck Event Allows Children to Explore Community Vehicles

Huge rolling beasts with shining eyes, loud honks, and colorful sides stretching all the way to the sky—once you’ve grown up, it’s hard to remember just how strange and wonderful trucks can be. Cars, trucks and other vehicles are commonplace for anyone old enough to drive, but children find them…

Copeland Between Six Flags & 360 Southbound Frontage Road Closed Starting Oct. 13

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.  Weekly Lane Closure Look AheadClosures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. Below are anticipated traffic…

Arlington to Conduct Targeted Ground Spraying for West Nile Virus Oct. 8-9

The City of Arlington has confirmed two positive West Nile Virus (WNV) mosquito samples. As a result, the City will conduct targeted ground spraying in the following locations: Stagetrail Drive at Highway 287 Map Douglas Court at North Cooper Street Map Targeted ground spraying will occur following the City of Arlington…