Tag Archives: Champion Great Neighborhoods

In the Market for a New Home? Register Now for Arlington’s Annual Homeownership Fair

Thinking about buying a new home? Register now for the City of Arlington’s 2nd annual Homeownership Fair to learn more about buying a home in today’s real estate market, down payment assistance programs, credit repair and other topics. The Homeownership Fair is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, June 24 at…

Arlington’s Outdoor Swimming Pools Open Saturday

Are you ready to splash into summer?Starting Saturday, June 3, Arlington’s six outdoor public pools open for the swim season. Grab your towels and sunscreen – we’ll see you by the pool in The American Dream City!Allen Bolden Pool, 2800A South Center Street, 817-472-8950 (Closed on Mondays)Bad Königshofen Family Aquatic Center, 2800…

Arlington Celebrates Opening of Julia Burgen Park along Johnson Creek

As young children laughed and played on the swings and slides nearby, more than 150 residents and community leaders gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the opening of the new Julia Burgen Park in central Arlington. The 66-acre linear park, located at 1008 Ruby Street, is a dream that has been years…

Community Improvements Highlighted in Latest ‘Champion Great Neighborhoods’ Newletter

The Arlington City Council wants residents to know that “Champion Great Neighborhoods” remains a main priority for the work of our City. Great neighborhoods contribute to a higher quality of life and greater investment in our economy. Every part of our corporation contributes to our overall success and vitality as we…

Registration Open for 2nd Annual Homeownership Fair

Thinking about buying a new home? Register now for the City of Arlington’s 2nd annual Homeownership Fair to learn more about buying a home in today’s real estate market, down payment assistance programs, credit repair and other topics. The Homeownership Fair is scheduled from 8:30 a. m. to 2 p. m. Saturday, June 24 at…

New Downtown Library to Feature Imagination Playground Thanks to Grant

The Arlington Public Library has been awarded an Imagination Playground in a Cart, an innovative playground equipment system, thanks to a grant provided by Target and KaBOOM!. KaBOOM!, the national non-profit dedicated to giving all kids the childhood they deserve through play, is working with Target to increase access to play…

April 2017 Property of the Month Winners Announced

The City of Arlington’s Code Compliance Services Division is proud to announce the April 2017 Property of the Month award winners: District 1 Residential:             3000 W. Shadow Dr. District 1 Commercial:           608 N. Elm St. District 2 Residential:             200 Fort Edward Dr. District 2 Commercial:           5024 S. Cooper St.…

Arlington Named Finalist for 2017 National Gold Medal Awards in Parks and Recreation

The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department (APRD) has been named a finalist for the 2017 National Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management, announced by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), on Wednesday. Founded in…

Arlington Approves Nearly $161,000 in Neighborhood Matching Grants

Neighborhood entrance signs, a butterfly garden and playground enhancements are just a few of the projects that will receive funding this year through the City of Arlington’s Neighborhood Matching Grant program. On April 25, the Arlington City Council approved nearly $161,000 in grant funds for 12 projects proposed by neighborhoods across…