Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

Dream Builders: Arlington Police Department’s Award-Winning Bridge Kids Program

Dream Builders is a show on MyArlingtonTV that highlights the ways our community is helping kids dream big, nurture their creativity, polish their skills and develop the tools they need to achieve their American Dream as young adults. The latest Dream Builders episode features the Arlington Police Department’s Bridge Kids program. The Bridge Kids is an…

‘Neighborhood Network News’ Features Family Time, Ways to Save in Arlington

Spring is here! While you’re enjoying time outside and counting down to Rangers Opening Day, take advantage of some of the great events happening in The American Dream City. Here’s your new checklist. ✅ Stock up on summer reads ✅ Save money on your water bill ✅ Enjoy mother/daughter bonding…

Arlington Police Department Releases 2018 Annual Report

The Arlington Police Department is pleased to release the 2018 Annual Report. Throughout this report, you will find stories of compassion, heroism, and how the department serves the community each and every day. The Annual Report includes crime trends and strategic goals along with stories and accomplishments from the past…

Federal Grant Supported Programs Changing Lives in The American Dream City

The City of Arlington receives more than $4 million a year in federal grant funds from the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve neighborhoods, create economic opportunity and provide quality affordable housing in The American Dream City. With this grant funding and strong partnerships with several nonprofit organizations,…

Arlington Prepared to Help Neighborhoods When Severe Weather Strikes

With the threat of spring storms around the corner, the City of Arlington recently equipped two trailers with chain saws, generators, safety gear and other emergency equipment and supplies needed to help quickly clean up public streets and sidewalks after severe weather strikes. The new Public Works and Transportation Emergency Response…

TWDB Approves Financing for Arlington Wastewater Improvements

The Texas Water Development Board recently approved $5,151,694 in financial assistance to the City of Arlington to improve the City’s wastewater system with a wastewater collection line replacement project. The TWDB funding will include a low-interest loan for $4,435,000 and $716,695 in green subsidy or loan principle forgiveness from the Clean…

Ask Arlington: Southeast and East Arlington Recreation Center Projects

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Venera Flores-Stafford, Assistant Director for Arlington Parks and Recreation, to answer your questions about the Southeast Recreation Center and East Arlington Recreation Center and Library projects. Arlington Parks and Recreation…

Tower 8 Helps Arlington Fire Department Reach New Heights

The Arlington Fire Department recently invested in its largest vehicle ever – an 83,000-pound bucket truck that is designed to provide better protection for both firefighters and citizens. The vehicle, dubbed Tower 8, is significantly larger and heavier than a standard fire engine, which is about 35 feet long and 11…

City Offers Recycling Drop-Off Locations at Branch Libraries, Bob Duncan Center

In an effort to increase recycling opportunities for our residents, especially those who live in multi-family developments without on-site recycling collection, the City of Arlington provides recycling dumpsters at these library locations: (Former) Central Library Express, 200 N. Cooper Street East Branch Library, 1624 New York Ave. Northeast Branch Library,…