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Dream Builders: MISD Student Receives $100,000 Scholarship from Beyoncé & Jay-Z

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 Mansfield Summit High School senior Shaykeim Powe, one of 11 deserving students around…

MLK Weekend Buzz: Local Events in The American Dream City for Jan. 18-21, 2019

Weekend Buzz airs on MyArlingtonTV from Thursday to Sunday. You can also check out the video on our YouTube channel. 1. Arlington’s MLK ‘Advancing the Dream’ Celebration The annual Arlington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Advancing the Dream” Celebration is set for Jan. 18-21, 2019. As one of the largest celebrations in the state, this…

KAABOO Texas Announces Music, Comedy Lineups for May Event in Arlington

KAABOO on Wednesday announced its 2019 music and comedy lineups for KAABOO Texas, taking place May 10-12, 2019, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington. The multi-stage and full sensory event take place both inside the state-of-the-art AT&T Stadium and outdoors, allowing guests to move freely throughout the property. Headliners including rock chart toppers…

2019 MLK Jr. Holiday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many City of Arlington municipal offices and facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday. Residential garbage and recycling collection will occur as scheduled on Monday, Jan. 21. Regular office hours and service schedules will resume Tuesday, Jan. 22. What’s Closed: City…

Rangers Host Reception to Celebrate Richard Greene Scholars Program Success

The Texas Rangers hosted a reception Monday to honor the Texas Rangers Baseball Foundation’s Richard Greene Scholars Program, which was awarded the 2018 Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence from Major League Baseball in November. The Richard Greene Scholars Program, named after former Arlington Mayor Richard Greene, was created as a…

Abram Street, Mayfield Road Lane Closures Scheduled for SH 360 Bridge Work

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. Closures are subject to changes due to weather and schedule. For more information, please visit the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in…

Students at Young Junior High School in Arlington Recognized for Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During pep rallies on Friday, Jan. 11 at Young Junior High School in Arlington, the Commission surprised 7th graders,…

Homeless Prevention Funds Available for Residents Beginning Jan. 14, 2019

Beginning January 14, 2019, Arlington residents who are homeless or in imminent danger of becoming homeless can apply for assistance through the City’s Homeless Housing and Services Program (HHSP). The City will utilize HHSP funding in the amount of $200,656, provided by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, in…