Category Archives: Government

Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch is Ready for National Night Out

The Arlington Police Department recently profiled the Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch in its latest edition of On Call, a community news publication shared on the department’s website. In this quiet, south Arlington neighborhood, residents watch out for one another. It’s been this way since 1987 when a hand full of homeowners organized the…

City’s Budget Video, On the Clock Series Win Best in Nation at 2017 3CMA’s

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication was honored to receive six awards from the national organization, City-County Communications: Marketing Association, or 3CMA, for its video programming, marketing, photography and other community outreach efforts.“It all starts with the response from the Arlington community,” said Marketing Communications Manager Jay Warren. “We’re grateful…

$3.1 Million Improvement Project Underway Near Rocky Canyon, North Cooper

The project currently underway along Rocky Canyon Road is being constructed to address drainage issues in the neighborhood generally bounded by Rocky Canyon to the north, North Cooper Street to the east, and Stafford Drive to the south and west. The City of Arlington has received numerous complaints over the…

Hurricane Response, Emerald Park and More Inside The On Call Newsletter

Inside this month’s issue, read how two caravans of Arlington police officers have deployed to the Greater Houston Area to assist in Hurricane Harvey Response efforts. The second in a two-part series takes readers inside the Emerald Park Neighborhood Watch who is preparing for National Night Out 2017. Also in…

River Legacy Living Science Center’s W.A.T.E.R. Festival Makes a Splash This Saturday

Come celebrate the wonderful resource of water with The City of Arlington’s Water Utilities as it joins forces with River Legacy Living Science Center to raise awareness for the importance of water education and conservation. The 13th annual Water Awareness through Education and Recreation (W. A. T. E. R.) Festival is scheduled from 10 a. m. to 2…

‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newsletter Spotlights New Dog Park and More

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we…

Arlington Water Utilities Launches Value of Water Coloring Contest

Whether it’s for swimming, washing our faces or having a cool glass of lemonade, we all need water. This September, Arlington Water Utilities is encouraging Arlington students to think about the valuable role water plays in their lives and in the environment with the Value of Water Coloring Contest. Students in…

More Arlington Officers to Deploy to Hurricane Harvey Affected Communities

The Arlington Police Department’s response to Hurricane Harvey became clearer on Thursday. More officers are needed to join a massive search and rescue effort that includes National Guardsmen from multiple states, thousands of Texas guardsmen, active-duty troops and U. S. Coast Guard air and ground teams. On Friday morning, two dozen additional officers…