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Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery March 9

Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery March 9

Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 a.m. Sunday, March 9.  Moving clocks forward one hour means an increase in daylight hours through the fall.  It also means it’s time to not only change your clock, but your smoke detector batteries. “Smoke detectors help save lives,” said Stephen Lea, assistant fire marshal. “We suggest making it a tradition that […]

Arlington Police Department Unveils 2013 Annual Report

Arlington Police Department Unveils 2013 Annual Report

The Police Department released their 2013 Annual Report before City Council on Tuesday, March 4. The Annual Report highlights the great accomplishments and hard work that the hundreds of men and women complete every day. For the fourth consecutive year, crime numbers continued to trend downward. Each year, the department reports incidents of crime to […]

Icy Conditions Expected to Continue in Arlington

Icy Conditions Expected to Continue in Arlington

The City of Arlington Office of Emergency Management continues to monitor weather conditions across the city today. The National Weather Service reports that freezing drizzle/rain will be in Arlington until 6:00 p.m. tonight (Tuesday) with a possibility of snow. We may see around 1/10 of an inch of ice on roads in Arlington. While it is a […]

Labor Day DWI Enforcement Gets Underway Friday in Arlington

Labor Day DWI Enforcement Gets Underway Friday in Arlington

Labor Day is traditionally an end-of-the-summer celebration, but drinking and driving can quickly destroy the holiday.The Arlington Police Department is warning people to drive sober or face the consequences of jail time. APD is participating with the other North Texas as law enforcement agencies in the No Refusal program, which begins Friday, Aug. 30 and runs […]

Back 2 School Safety is Priority

Back 2 School Safety is Priority

It’s back to school time for many Arlington and Mansfield area schools. On neighborhood streets, the Arlington Police Department is making pedestrian safety a top priority. School zone lights are scheduled to activate across the city Monday morning, including around a new elementary school opening in the East Police District, according to Lt. Cable Johnson. […]

Grand Prairie to Begin Ground Spraying for WNV

Grand Prairie to Begin Ground Spraying for WNV

The City of Grand Prairie reports one West Nile Virus positive mosquito sample. This brings the total to 9 positive mosquito samples this season in Grand Prairie. The City’s Environmental Services Department will ground spray the following area for two consecutive nights on Thursday, August 15th and Friday, August 16th, starting at 10 p.m. The […]

Pantego to Spray for WNV

Pantego to Spray for WNV

The Town of Pantego is reporting one new West Nile Virus positive mosquito sample.  As a result, Pantego will spray for mosquitoes in the area around the 1600 block Arrowhead Drive on Thursday, August 15 starting at 10 p.m. Residents in this area are advised to stay indoors, keep pets inside, and cover fish ponds […]

Parents Encouraged toTake 25 Minutes To Talk Safety With Children

Parents Encouraged toTake 25 Minutes To Talk Safety With Children

A lot can happen in 25 minutes – a quick workout, cleaning a room, or preparing an easy meal.  Parents can also take that same 25 minutes to talk with their children about safety, said the Arlington Police Department. In honor of National Missing Children’s Day, APD and the  Arlington Independent School District joins the […]

Free Boat Inspection Program at Lake Arlington

Free Boat Inspection Program at Lake Arlington

Lake Arlington boaters can have their vessels inspected free of charge. The Dive/Swift Water Rescue Team of the Arlington Fire Department in partnership with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary will be on hand to inspect boats from 8 a.m. to Noon at Richard Simpson Park Boat Ramp at Lake Arlington on the following dates in […]

AT&T Telephone Outages Restored in Southeast Arlington

AT&T Telephone Outages Restored in Southeast Arlington

The City of Arlington was notified around 5:45 a.m. today about AT&T cellular and landline telephone outages in southeast Arlington. The affected area included a geographical boundary from the southeast City limits, west to Park Springs Blvd. and north to Timberview Drive. Multiple City Departments mobilized very quickly to work with the telephone provider to […]

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