Category Archives: Community

Happy Pets Celebrate Holidays Across Arlington

Arlington Animal Services (AAS) was full of Christmas cheer as pets with their families experienced the “Paws with Santa Claus” event. Friends of Arlington Animal Services (FAAS), Partners with Arlington Animal Services (PAAS), and AAS volunteers, including the senior volunteer group Golden People are Willing and Sharing (PAWS), all took part…

Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2011 through Jan. 9, 2012: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily 817-465-2838 North Arlington Arlington Sanitary Landfill 800 Mosier…

Texas Rangers Pitcher Derek Holland in Fitness Rally

The Medical Center of Arlington Texas Rangers Fitness All-Stars Program hosted a fitness rally for fifth-grade students at Beckham Elementary School on Thursday, December 15. Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland, accompanied by Rangers Captain, members from the Arlington Fire Department, and Medical Center of Arlington staff, encouraged students getting ready to…

Arlington’s Central Library Discusses Future Plans

Someday, in the not-too-distant future, your Central Library experience will be vastly different from the one you know today. In November, the City began soliciting a second round of public input for the Library’s Central Visioning  project, a long-term, citizen-driven strategy for updates and improvements to the Central Library’s facility and services. Citizen input collected…

Seniors Flock to Annual Holiday Luncheon

Barbecue, conversation and Christmas music drew more than 200 seniors Thursday to the Mayor’s Holiday Luncheon, a much-loved city tradition. Mayor Robert Cluck, along with a dozen city employees, served the guests at the Senior Center on Eunice Street. The event was free to Arlington residents 55 and older.“This is a…

Christmas Mobile Pet Adoptions at Moritz of North Arlington

Who: Arlington Animal Services and Moritz of North ArlingtonWhat: Mobile Pet Adoption Event to Promote Shelter Pet AdoptionsWhen: Saturday, December 10, 2011, from 10 a. m. to 2 p. m. Where: Moritz of North Arlington, 1105 E. Lamar Blvd., Arlington, TX 76011Details:Arlington Animal Services (AAS), in partnership with Moritz of North Arlington, is…