Category Archives: Government

Arlington Police Recognize Officers at Bi-Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department held its bi-annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 17 at the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse to honor and recognize officers and professional staff. Police Chief Will Johnson awarded seven officers with the Life Saving Award, nine officers with the Police Officers Award and four officers with the…

Arlington Police Invite Community to National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff

Stop by the George W. Hawkes Downtown Library this Saturday for information on National Night Out, a Human Trafficking presention and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff. This free event is scheduled from 9:30 a. m. to noon July 21 in re[Brary} Room A at the…

Arlington Water Utilities Sees High Use, Encourages Residents to be Water Wise

Arlington Water Utilities customers used an average of 75 million gallons a day in  June, nearly 30 percent more water on average than in June 2017. It’s a  trend that’s not surprising given the recent hot, dry weather. The good news is Lake Arlington and the East Texas reservoirs that supply…

TxDOT to Hold Public Meeting July 19 on Proposed Southeast Connector Project

The Texas Department of Transportation proposes to reconstruct the Interstate 20, Interstate 820 and US 287 interchanges in southeast Tarrant County to improve mobility and safety. The proposed $1.25 billion project, which includes a portion of Arlington, is referred to as the “Southeast Connector.”TxDOT will hold a public meeting from…

Arlington Water Encourages Efficient Irrigation This Summer

With summer in full swing, Arlington residents may be wondering about the best way to use their sprinkler systems to keep lawns healthy. Arlington Water Utilities can help. July is the national Irrigation Association’s Smart Irrigation Month. So, it’s a great time to explore ways to use water efficiently while you…

Street Tracker: Matlock Road Maintenance Project Creates Smoother Ride

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Street Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to provide transparency and up-to-date information on both current and proposed street maintenance and construction projects throughout The American Dream City. This month’s episode features the Matlock Road Street Maintenance Project north of Interstate 20, which wrapped up construction in May 2018. The $544,000, two-month project…

Arlington’s Milo Autonomous Shuttle Marks 100th Public Event

Doris and Jerry McNamara invited their grandkids out on Thursday for an unforgettable ride experience in Arlington’s Entertainment District – but it wasn’t at a theme park. Instead, the McNamaras and their four grandchildren booked a free ride on Milo, the City of Arlington’s driverless shuttle. The family climbed aboard the…