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Click It Or Ticket

The Arlington Police Department is participating in the Texas “Click It or Ticket” campaign starting on May 21, 2012 through June 3, 2012. This date range includes Memorial Day Weekend. Additional officers will be out looking for unsecured occupants, including children who are not properly secured. Here’s the law for adults:…

Tornado Photo Project Helping Families Retrieve Lost Memories

Shortly after tornadoes ripped through southwest Arlington, 18-year-old Kate Atwood was roaming her damaged neighborhood wanting to do something, anything, to help homeowners as they moved zombie-like through the devastation that was once their property. “I’m a stroke survivor, so I can’t use my right side very well,” said Atwood.…

Celebrating Three New Parks!

Having fun in a beautiful, free family-friendly Arlington park just got easier.  Thanks to funding from the 2008 Bond Program, Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, Gas Lease Revenues, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; the city is opening three new parks this spring. On May 19, 2012, three consecutive…

Free Trees Available to Neighborhoods Affected by Tornadoes

The Arlington Tomorrow Foundation and Parks and Recreation Department are helping to reforest neighborhoods impacted by last month’s tornadoes by providing free trees to residents through the city’s Let’s Enhance Arlington’s Forest (L. E. A. F.) program.  The foundation awarded a $40,000 grant which will provide 1,000 trees at no cost to affected…