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Two Arlington Locations to Accept Recycled Trees

After the holidays are over, residents and businesses are encouraged to recycle Christmas trees. Two free drop-off locations are available from Dec. 26, 2012 through Jan. 12, 2013: South Arlington Calloway’s Nursery 4940 S. Cooper St. 9 a. m. to 6 p. m. daily 817-465-2838 North Arlington Arlington Sanitary Landfill 800 Mosier…

DWI Education and Enforcement Combine to Stop Impaired Driving

The Arlington Police Department has an important holiday message for motorists.“If you’re planning to celebrate the holidays with alcoholic beverages, plan your travels in advance by designating a sober driver or calling a cab,” said Sgt. Steve Chao who heads up the DWI Unit. The fines, penalties and medical expenses far…

Opinions Wanted: Check Your Mailbox or Email for City Survey Invitation

The City of Arlington is partnering with Decision Analyst, an Arlington-based independent market research company, to conduct the Citizen Satisfaction Survey—an anonymous and confidential online survey designed to gather resident’s opinions about city services. The City has conducted this survey for more than 10 years. Residents selected at random from zip…

UP Rail Renewal Signs Posted

All signs point to a major traffic challenge for Arlington drivers next month when a Union Pacific track renewal project makes its way east from Fort Worth to Dallas. Drivers will be dealing with unprecedented detours and road closures in January for approximately eight days. The rail improvement project requires the simultaneous closure of…

The Tradition of the Christkindl Angel

Arlington’s Christkindl is about authenticity and there’s nothing more authentic than the Christkindl Angel.  In many European homes, it is the beautiful Christkindl Angel who arrives to decorate the tree and leave presents.  It is tradition for children to be ushered out of the room before she arrives. After her…

Holiday Lights Parade a Family Tradition for Many

Just as the sky grew dark, 6-year-old Dania Thompson spotted Santa Claus’ illuminated sleigh.“There he is,” the Arlington girl told her mom, Melissa, pointing her finger. “I see him.”The Thompsons were among the thousands who lined Abram Street in downtown Arlington on Saturday night to get a glimpse of Santa…