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A Look Back: Crash of Engine 642 Marks First Rail Disaster for Arlington

That haste sometimes invites disaster might well be evidenced by the March 1885 derailment of Texas and Pacific Railroad Engine No. 642, which ended up in Village Creek during a torrential rain storm when the bridge collapsed. Fireman J. C. Habeck was killed and several others injured. That would have been adversity…

UTA Lady Movin’ Mavs Represent Team USA at 2018 World Championships

Lady Movin’ Mavs Rose Hollermann and Abby Dunkin, seniors and gold medalists in the 2016 Paralympic games, along with graduate student Morgan Wood, are set to represent Team USA in the 2018 International Wheelchair Basketball Federation’s World Championships in Hamburg, Germany August 16-26. The University of Texas at Arlington’s Lady Movin’…

Arlington City Council Calls for 2018 Bond Program Election

Arlington residents will vote this fall on a proposed $189 million bond program that would provide funding for streets and sidewalks, parks, fire stations and other public facilities. After months of public input, the Arlington City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved placing the bond program on the Nov. 6, 2018, ballot.…

COPS Office Publishes Video, Guidebook About Law Enforcement Services in Arlington

The U. S. Department of Justice Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) in coordination with Not In Our Town (NIOT) published a compelling piece about the way law enforcement services are provided in Arlington. The publication and video, “Arlington, TX: A Community Policing Story,” provides a glimpse into our department’s handling of…

Pavement Reclamation to Create Smoother Streets for Lake Arlington Neighborhood

The Public Works and Transportation Department will soon begin a pavement rehabilitation project near Lake Arlington that is designed to improve the strength, smoothness and lifespan of select residential streets. This project, funded by the voter-approved Street Maintenance Sales Tax, is expected to begin Monday, August 20 and be complete by…

Arlington Eats: From Kuwait to Arlington, Tiba Grill Owner Living American Dream

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Tiba Grill, a Mediterranean restaurant located at 3330 Matlock Rd #116, Arlington, TX 76015. Originally from Kuwait, Tiba Grill owner Ghassan Farrah arrived in…

City of Arlington Recognized Again for Keeping Employees Safe on the Roads

The City of Arlington was one of 13 Texas employers recently recognized by the National Safety Council for proven commitment to traffic safety. Arlington received the prestigious 2018 Our Driving Concern Texas Employer Traffic Safety Awards, which was presented by the National Safety Council in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation. Employee…