Category Archives: News

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Again Recognizes Arlington’s Successes

The City of Arlington recently received an exemplary performance evaluation from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on the administration of $4 million in federal housing and community development grant funds. The evaluation report provides an overview of accomplishments by the City of Arlington in the past program…

Hop into the New Year with a 2018 Animal Services Pet Calendar

The 2018 Arlington Animal Services Pet Calendar is ready to enjoy and share! This year’s calendar celebrates pets of Arlington’s Superstar Volunteers and it makes a great gift for the animal lovers in your life. The cover features the winning pet – an adorable Lion Head Bunny named Bumble. A rabbit…

Tips to Protect Yourself: Flea-borne Typhus Activity Increases in Tarrant County

Tarrant County Public Health has issued a health alert to area health care providers in response to a rise in local flea-borne typhus cases. It asks them to consider a diagnosis for people with fever and at least one other symptom of the disease. Tarrant County Public Health has reported 22…

UTA Spotlight: Lady Mavs Basketball Team Starts Season Strong

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: A student who graduates this December with…

CANCELED: New York Avenue Closed at SH 360 Bridge This Saturday for Construction

Editor’s Note:  The planned closure of New York Avenue between the SH 360 frontage roads this Saturday as part of the Drive 360 South project has been canceled. Construction work on the SH 360 South project could affect some drivers in South Arlington on Saturday. New York Avenue will be closed between the SH…

Martin, TCU Grad Jaden Oberkrom’s Kicking Academy Helping Students Dream Big

Jaden Oberkrom, the Big 12 Conference’s all-time leader in field goals made, is helping students pursue their dream of kicking at the next level right here in The American Dream City. Oberkrom, who graduated from AISD’s Martin High School and went on to have a successful career at TCU, turned down…

Ask Arlington: AISD Superintendent Updates Residents on the 2014 Bond Package

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…

Texas Rangers Holding Cowboy Santas Toy Drive at Ballpark From Dec. 1-18

The Texas Rangers announced details of the team’s participation in the 2017 Cowboy Santas Toy Drive, the seventh consecutive year in which the organization has been involved in the holiday initiative. The Cowboy Santas Toy Drive results in the collection of thousands of new, unwrapped toys that are distributed to children…

Save the Date: Arlington’s Annual Aging Well Expo Set for March 21

If you are an adult who wants to learn more about health, wellness, volunteering, and housing in Arlington, the Aging Well Expo is for you!  Mayor Jeff Williams and Commissioner Andy Nguyen invite you to learn more about the services, professionals and programs available in Arlington and beyond. Save the date! The 2018…