Category Archives: Headlines

Barking Dogs and Junky Cars: Top 10 Requests Made Using the Ask Arlington App

The City of Arlington has addressed more than 10,650 concerns, ranging from overgrown and debris-filled lawns to stray animals, that were reported by residents through the Ask Arlington app during the first six months of this year. The  free app, available for Android and Apple devices and on the City’s website,…

Arlington Police Recognize Officers at Bi-Annual Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Police Department held its bi-annual awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 17 at the Tarrant County Sub-Courthouse to honor and recognize officers and professional staff. Police Chief Will Johnson awarded seven officers with the Life Saving Award, nine officers with the Police Officers Award and four officers with the…

Meet the Neighbors: La Frontera Celebrates Community Spirit at Block Party

With pizza, refreshments and games, the residents in La Frontera recently held a Friday night block party to strengthen and celebrate the sense of community in their southeast Arlington neighborhood. The City of Arlington even pitched in, bringing out its Block Party Trailer to provide the residents with the supplies they…

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,…

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…

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…

Deaver Park Improvements to Begin Soon in Southwest Arlington

Renovations, which include a longer walking trail and new shaded playground equipment, will soon be under way at Deaver Park in southwest Arlington. The Arlington City Council approved a $411,000 contract in June with Schmoldt Construction, Inc. of Celina for the park’s extensive makeover, expected to be complete by early 2019.…

Six Flags Over Texas’ New Harley Quinn Spinsanity Opens Saturday

Hey puddin’…. Harley Quinn is ready set your world spinning at the Thrill Capital of Texas!Six Flags Over Texas in Arlington’s Entertainment District will debut its newest ultimate super-villain thrill ride — Harley Quinn Spinsanity — this Saturday. MyArlingtonTV was invited to check out the exhilarating ride during a media preview on Tuesday. Harley Quinn…