Category Archives: Community

Join Us for National Night Out on October 2

Remember the 4 Ds during National Night Out!Neighborhoods across our city are getting ready for National Night Out!On Tuesday, October 2, residents will host neighborhood block parties and fun outdoor activities designed to bring neighbors together to talk about crime prevention and safety. When the porch lights come on, Arlington will…

Final Night of Mosquito Spraying for Southwest Arlington

Mosquito spraying trucks will hit the streets Tuesday night for a third and final round of targeted spraying in the 76001 zip code area of Southwest Arlington after recent surveillance and sampling yielded positive results in mosquitoes tested there for West Nile virus.  On Friday, approximately 200 households received notification of the plans to launch the three…

Free Money! Cash Prizes and Scholarships to be Awarded for Writers and Artists

The Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee is looking for the best artwork and scribes the city has to offer. The 2013 MLK “Sharing the Dream” Student Art and Essay Contest is now open! This annual competition is for students who are attending Arlington schools or residing within the…

Mosquito Spraying Planned for Southwest Arlington

Arlington residents are being notified of a mosquito spraying event scheduled to begin Sunday night. Recent surveillance and sampling have yielded positive results for mosquitoes tested for West Nile virus in the 76001 zip code area of Southwest Arlington. Weather permitting; the spraying will occur over three consecutive nights Sunday, September 16,…