Category Archives: Tornado Recovery

City Coordinates Response Efforts To Storm Damage

Editor’s Note, added on April 4, 2017:Collection of debris from last week’s storm continues. Please remember that limbs and fence panels should be cut into 4 foot sections or smaller and stacked curbside in manageable piles. We are not requiring that limbs be bundled at this time. After April 10th,…

Tornado Damaged Neighborhoods Receive a Gift – 1,000 Trees

When tornadoes tore through the western edge of Arlington in April, Cristina and James Barron came out relatively unscathed, unless you count a blown-to-bits security fence and parts of a roof from nearby St. Barnabas United Methodist Church that somehow made its way to their back yard. Everything was fixable, except…

Tornado Re-LEAF Tree Planting Event Needs More Community Support

Preparations are well underway for the November 10 Re-LEAF tree planting event benefitting victims of April’s tornadoes. City officials and members of Keep Arlington Beautiful have been busy soliciting community support to gather the volunteers needed to assist with distributing and planting more than 1,000 free trees.“We have contacted several…