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Daily Lane Closures Scheduled This Week on SH 360 Main Lanes for Widening Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project and the SH 360 Widening Project. New aerial photos of the projects are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has…

MyArlingtonTV Tours the New George W. Hawkes Downtown Library: Third Floor

Director of Libraries Yoko Matsumoto is taking residents and visitors on a tour of the new George W. Hawkes Downtown Library in a three-part series for MyArlingtonTV showcasing each floor. The Downtown Library, located at 100 S. Center St. just north of Arlington City Hall, opened to the public on June 16,…

Traffic Alert: New Ballpark Way/Baird Farm Road Ramp Opens Off Westbound I-30

Drivers on westbound Interstate 30 in Arlington must now exit earlier if they are looking for the Ballpark Way/Baird Farm Road exit. The old exit Ballpark Way/Baird Farm exit ramp has been closed for reconstruction as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project in Arlington. A new, permanent exit ramp…

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…

Schedule Your Free Ride on Milo, Arlington’s Autonomous Shuttle, on July 19

Interested in catching a ride on a self-driving shuttle? Come try out Milo and provide the City of Arlington with feedback about your experience. The City of Arlington is now booking free rides between 9 a. m. and 11 a. m. on Thursday, July 19 to provide the public an opportunity to check out…

‘It’s a Legit Melting Pot’: Travel Writer Spotlights Arlington’s Diverse Food Scene

It’s no surprise that Arlington, the 48th largest city in the country, is a diverse community. One place the city’s cultural diversity is most evident is through its unique cuisine. Travel writer  A. Rochaun Meadows-Fernandez, who grew up in the Arlington area, recently spotlighted some fantastic restaurants who make their home…

Duluth Trading Co. Creates Buzz with Opening of New Arlington Store

The grand opening of Duluth Trading Co. ‘s new Arlington store  generated a lot of buzz on Thursday — and not just because of the lumberjacks entertaining the crowds with their chainsaw skills. Ax throwing, sawing and log chopping were among the free lumberjack demonstrations held to entertain the crowd shortly after a…

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…