Category Archives: Headlines

Lamar Boulevard/Ave H Lane Closures Scheduled for Interchange Project

New lane closures are planned for the next week as part of the $233 million Interstate 30/SH 360 Interchange Project. Aerial photos of the project are available on the Keep 30360 Moving website. New or updated items are indicated in bold. The City of Arlington has partnered with Waze to give drivers the…

City of Arlington to Receive Exemplary ISO Fire Protection Designation

The City of Arlington will soon receive the Insurance Service Office’s highest Public Protection Classification, an elite designation that may save some homeowners and commercial property owners across the city on insurance premium costs. The ISO’s Class 1 designation represents exemplary fire protection. This classification, which will be officially awarded to…

Downtown Library, City Council Chamber Projects Nearing Completion

After nearly 17 months of construction, two major projects that will transform the face of Downtown Arlington are nearing completion. The $34 million Downtown Library, which sits on land previously used as the public parking lot for City Hall, is on target to complete construction in February. Installation of the furniture,…

Bond Tracker: Residential Rebuild Progressing in East & North Arlington

The City of Arlington has launched a regular Bond Tracker segment for MyArlingtonTV to keep residents informed about the progress of construction on dozens of projects that were included in the City’s bond elections. This month’s episode features Public Works and Transportation’s 2016 Residential Rebuild project, as work is progressing to rebuild…

Meet the Neighbors: Park Place Residents Enjoy Life on the ‘Monopoly Streets’

They didn’t pass Go and they didn’t collect $200, but the neighbors who landed at Linda and Roy Dean’s Oriental Avenue home earlier this month enjoyed an evening filled with food, friendship and laughter. The annual Wine and Cheese night is just one of numerous events planned throughout the year for…

‘Put Technology to Work’ Newsletter Highlights Via On-Demand Rideshare, UTA’s Robots

The Arlington City Council has identified “Put Technology to Work” as a priority. Technology is an essential aspect of daily life and has quite the impact on our organization, residents and businesses. It is also integral in achieving the City’s other four priorities: Invest in Our Economy, Support Quality Education, Enhance Regional…

On the Clock with Arlington Animal Services Employees & Volunteers

On the Clock is a show that gives residents an inside look at the hard work city employees do every day to make Arlington a better community to live, learn, work and play. This month’s episode, hosted by City Manager Trey Yelverton, gives residents a behind-the-scenes look at the Arlington Animal Services…

Dream Builders: Arlington Mom, Daughter Win $15,000 Cooking Contest

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode focuses on Arlington mother Luciana Malkomes and her daughter Gabby, a 5-year-old student…

L3 Technologies Announces Plan to Expand Arlington Training Center

L3 Technologies has announced an expansion plan for its Link Training & Simulation multi-purpose pilot training center facility in Arlington.Under this plan, L3 will add approximately 40,000 square feet, more than doubling the size of the high bay site at L3 Link’s headquarters. The training center provides simulation and instruction…

January 2018 Student-Athlete of the Month: Timia Jefferson

Timia Jefferson, junior for Sequin High School’s girls basketball team, has been selected as the City of Arlington’s Student-Athlete of the Month for January 2018. According to Head Coach Courtney Phillips, Timia’s passion for the game of basketball is contagious with her teammates. She’s been a captain for the last two…