Category Archives: News

Tornado Photo Project Helping Families Retrieve Lost Memories

Shortly after tornadoes ripped through southwest Arlington, 18-year-old Kate Atwood was roaming her damaged neighborhood wanting to do something, anything, to help homeowners as they moved zombie-like through the devastation that was once their property. “I’m a stroke survivor, so I can’t use my right side very well,” said Atwood.…

Dog of the Week – Vegas

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas! Well not with this boy – meet Vegas the esteemed Arlington Animal Services “Dog of the Week!”  He is one calm, cool and collected boy! Vegas is an irresistible, gorgeous, young Labrador Retriever mix (less than 2 years old) who is currently looking…

Celebrating Three New Parks!

Having fun in a beautiful, free family-friendly Arlington park just got easier.  Thanks to funding from the 2008 Bond Program, Housing and Urban Development’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, Gas Lease Revenues, and the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department; the city is opening three new parks this spring. On May 19, 2012, three consecutive…