Category Archives: Government

Future Development Plans for North Arlington to be Discussed

Who:               City Council Members Mel LeBlanc and Jimmy BennettWhat:              Apartment redevelopment in Lamar CollinsWhen:             6 – 7:30 p. m., Monday, January 23Where:            Arlington Convention Center, Salon A; 1200 Ballpark WayWhy:               An engaging and informative panel of experts from real estate, banking, and government will discuss the present and…

UTA Student Volunteers Hold Bake Sale

Volunteers Adam Castleman, Espy Trujillo, Justin Nguyen, and Kiriakis Newman are shown above preparing for a bake sale held at UT Arlington in December. The event, organized by the Animals & Environment committee, generated almost $250 in donations which were donated to Arlington Animal Services (AAS). Community Services Educator Chris Huff…

Gadget Training at the Arlington Public Library

Did you receive an eReader, smartphone, or a tablet computer as a holiday gift? Are you unsure how to use your new “gadget?”The Arlington Public Library can help. The Library offers a Gadget Workshop and Petting Zoo to help familiarize you with your new technology.  Workshop participants receive hands-on experience with Nooks, Kindles,…

Keep Arlington Beautiful Advisory Board Envisioned

Officials from the Parks and Recreation Department on Tuesday, January 3 presented the Mayor and City Council with their vision for a community-led advisory board to help create programs and initiatives to enhance beautification projects throughout the City. Officials told the Council that they hope the Keep Arlington Beautiful (KAB) Friends…

Flashing Yellow Turn Signals Debut at Intersections

Motorists will soon notice a new style of left-turn signals sprouting up at various intersections around Arlington. The new signals will flash, in yellow, indicating left-turning traffic must first yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians before turning. These new flashing-yellow-arrow left-turn signals are expected to help prevent crashes at high-traffic…