Category Archives: Government

Dream Builders: Arlington Police Department’s Award-Winning Bridge Kids Program

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode features the Arlington Police Department’s Bridge Kids program. The Bridge Kids is an…

Arlington Police Department Releases 2018 Annual Report

The Arlington Police Department is pleased to release the 2018 Annual Report. Throughout this report, you will find stories of compassion, heroism, and how the department serves the community each and every day. The Annual Report includes crime trends and strategic goals along with stories and accomplishments from the past…

Globe Life Field in Arlington Features Texas-Made Materials Inside and Out

From the limestone quarried in Lampasas to the “Champion Red” Acme brick made in Denton, the Texas Rangers’ future Globe Life Field features materials inside and out made here in the Lone Star State. You can read about the natural and high-tech materials being used to build the ballpark in the…

Federal Grant Supported Programs Changing Lives in The American Dream City

The City of Arlington receives more than $4 million a year in federal grant funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve neighborhoods, create economic opportunity and provide quality affordable housing in The American Dream City. With this grant funding and strong partnerships with several nonprofit organizations,…

TWDB Approves Financing for Arlington Wastewater Improvements

The Texas Water Development Board recently approved $5,151,694 in financial assistance to the City of Arlington to improve the City’s wastewater system with a wastewater collection line replacement project. The TWDB funding will include a low-interest loan for $4,435,000 and $716,695 in green subsidy or loan principle forgiveness from the Clean…

Tower 8 Helps Arlington Fire Department Reach New Heights

The Arlington Fire Department recently invested in its largest vehicle ever – an 83,000-pound bucket truck that is designed to provide better protection for both firefighters and citizens. The vehicle, dubbed Tower 8, is significantly larger and heavier than a standard fire engine, which is about 35 feet long and 11…

City Offers Recycling Drop-Off Locations at Branch Libraries, Bob Duncan Center

In an effort to increase recycling opportunities for our residents, especially those who live in multi-family developments without on-site recycling collection, the City of Arlington provides recycling dumpsters at these library locations: (Former) Central Library Express, 200 N. Cooper Street East Branch Library, 1624 New York Ave. Northeast Branch Library,…

Arlington Police Celebrate Officer, Community Accomplishments at Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department honored officers, professional staff employees, and business and community partners during the annual awards ceremony today at the Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center. Clarice Tinsley, anchor of KDFW Fox 4 News, was the emcee of the awards ceremony. Employees received awards in several categories, including officer…