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Protect Against West Nile Before School

The Arlington ISD is monitoring the West Nile Virus situation and is close communication with city officials regarding this matter. The district sent home a letter with students the first day of school addressing concerns over the West Nile Virus and offering the following suggestions:  Apply a mosquito repellant that contains DEET, Picardie…

Arlington Families Get Some Back-To-School Help

When City Councilman Robert Rivera and educator Geoffrey Mitchell launched a back-to-school event for Arlington students to receive free health checkups, school supplies, backpacks and even haircuts, Rivera’s hope was for the gathering to flourish and eventually swell “into something really big. That was the idea.”Eight years later, it’s certainly…

TxDOT Launches Ramp Improvements

Arlington is slated to receive $3.4 million in improvements along several TxDOT roadways within the city—Division Street, Interstate 20, Interstate 30 and State Highway 360. Road crews from the Texas Department of Transportation will be working throughout Arlington to update or construct curb ramps to make street crossings and other pedestrian…