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Final Night of Mosquito Spraying for Southwest Arlington

Mosquito spraying trucks will hit the streets Tuesday night for a third and final round of targeted spraying in the 76001 zip code area of Southwest Arlington after recent surveillance and sampling yielded positive results in mosquitoes tested there for West Nile virus.  On Friday, approximately 200 households received notification of the plans to launch the three…

Free Money! Cash Prizes and Scholarships to be Awarded for Writers and Artists

The Arlington Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee is looking for the best artwork and scribes the city has to offer. The 2013 MLK “Sharing the Dream” Student Art and Essay Contest is now open! This annual competition is for students who are attending Arlington schools or residing within the…

Mosquito Spraying Planned for Southwest Arlington

Arlington residents are being notified of a mosquito spraying event scheduled to begin Sunday night. Recent surveillance and sampling have yielded positive results for mosquitoes tested for West Nile virus in the 76001 zip code area of Southwest Arlington. Weather permitting; the spraying will occur over three consecutive nights Sunday, September 16,…

North Texas Day of Giving brings big rewards

Arlington charities and nonprofits got a big boost this week as part of North Texas Day of Giving. Donors gave $14.4 million to more than 900 nonprofits across the region. In Arlington, donations will help fund innovative lesson plans for school children, free community concerts, meals for the elderly, books available…