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Parks and Recreation Department Shines at Awards Ceremony

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department took top honors at the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS)2012 Institute and Expo earlier this month. The department was presented the Texas Gold Medal Award for their “great parks” and “exceptional programs” at the annual awards dinner.  Criteria for the award included overall mission…

Arlington Wins Statewide Best Tasting Water Contest

The next time you’re reaching into your refrigerator for bottled water, you might want to instead turn around and try a little of the good stuff coming out of your tap. Arlington’s water has once again been recognized for being among the best-tasting in the biz, following a statewide win in…

PD Awarded Accreditation with Excellence

Arlington Police Chief Theron Bowman received the Commission on Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) certification Monday morning during a ceremony in the West District Police Station community room. CALEA establishes commission requirements that hold law enforcement agencies to a high standard, helping police departments become more efficient and provide better…