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Two Arlington Police Department Employees Honored for Work with Youth

Investing in the lives of the next generation is something the Arlington Police Department takes to heart. The APD works with many groups throughout the city to make that impact. This week, the Arlington Alliance for Youth along with First Rate Living honored Officer Jeff Lee and Sharon Jones of…

Texas Trust Credit Union Awards 87 Scholarships to Arlington Graduates

The 87 inaugural graduates of the Arlington Collegiate High School have each received a $1,000 scholarship from Texas Trust Credit Union. The students received the scholarships for earning their associate degree while simultaneously earning a high school diploma. Texas Trust awarded the scholarships at a student family event May 19 held…

Texas Rangers Answer Fans’ Questions about Future Globe Life Field

The Texas Rangers recently hosted a Q&A for fans about construction of the $1.1 billion, retractable-roof Globe Life Field in Arlington. Rob Matwick, Texas Rangers vice president of business operations, and Jack Hill, senior vice president of project development, answered all the questions surrounding the construction of the ballpark, which is…

City Completes North Fork Cottonwood Creek Channel Phase I Repair in East Arlington

The Stormwater Engineering Operations division of Public Works and Transportation recently completed the first phase of the North Fork Cottonwood Creek Channel Repair project. This $1.4 million project completely reconstructed a failing channel that runs adjacent to the L’Atrium on the Creek complex between Park Row and Carter Drives in…

Ask the Experts with Texas Live! Chief Operating Officer Jim Watry

The City of Arlington’s Office of Communication recently talked to Texas Live! Chief Operating Officer Jim Watry about the excitement surrounding the $250 million entertainment complex, set to open later this summer in Arlington’s Entertainment District. Watry brings more than 20 years of experience in the dining, entertainment and hospitality industry to…

Discover Your Story: Get Ready for Summer Reading Club

Days are getting warmer, the school year is coming to close, and the Arlington Public Library is gearing up for another season of Summer Reading Club. This year’s theme, Discover Your Story, invites readers of all ages and interests to explore the world around them—both with stories and books, and…

Public Meeting Set May 29 for Greencove Drainage Improvements

The City of Arlington’s Public Works and Transportation Department anticipates starting construction on the Greencove Drainage Improvements with Water and Sanitary Sewer Renewals Project next month. A construction briefing meeting is scheduled from 5:30 p. m. to 6:30 p. m. on Tuesday, May 29 in the Council Briefing Room, located on the 3rd…

Food Truck Fridays Dinner Series Returns to River Legacy Parks This Week

Looking to enjoy dinner outdoors? The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department’s fabulous Food Truck Fridays dinner series kicks off this week in north Arlington. This dinner series will take place from 5 p. m. to 10 p. m. every Friday night at the River Legacy Parks Elm Grove Pavilion, 701 N. W. Green Oaks Blvd.,…