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Rains Increase Lake Level

Remember August of last year? Who wouldn’t? Record breaking 100 degree days and no rain caused drought conditions all across north Texas. The extended drought and hot temperatures also decreased Arlington’s lake level to below 541 feet, causing lake officials to close boat ramps and restrict certain types of boating and…

Water Restrictions Could Stiffen by Year End

Recent rains have helped, but North Texas is still in a drought and Arlington residents remain under water restrictions. With no end in sight to the drought, those restrictions could stiffen later this year, according to the Tarrant Regional Water District (TRWD). Water Utilities Director Julie Hunt provided a report Tuesday to…

Drivers Ticketed for Railroad Crossing Violations

Union Pacific Railroad and the Arlington Police Department worked together Tuesday morning in an effort to educate drivers and enforce railroad crossing laws as part of the UP Cares Program. The UP Cares Program works to reduce the number of train collisions through law enforcement partnerships. Police officers on Tuesday watched for…

Japanese News Crew Visits Mayor

A Japanese news crew from Sapporo Television Broadcasting Co. in Sapporo, Hokkaido, where Yu Darvish played baseball, visited with Mayor Cluck on Thursday afternoon at City Hall. Reporter Hiromi Kyuushiki is in town covering the Yu Darvish signing with the Texas Rangers.  She visited with the Mayor to get his reaction…

Emergency Landing at Municipal Airport

A twin engine aircraft indicating possible problems with its nose gear landed safely around 1:15 p. m. today at Arlington Municipal Airport. The pilot contacted the airport’s control tower around 12:30 p. m. to report the landing gear on the nose of the plane may not work properly upon landing.  The control tower…

UTA Student Volunteers Hold Bake Sale

Volunteers Adam Castleman, Espy Trujillo, Justin Nguyen, and Kiriakis Newman are shown above preparing for a bake sale held at UT Arlington in December. The event, organized by the Animals & Environment committee, generated almost $250 in donations which were donated to Arlington Animal Services (AAS). Community Services Educator Chris Huff…