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Arlington Public Library Receives Texas Book Festival Grant

Arlington Public Library Receives Texas Book Festival Grant

The Texas Book Festival has awarded the Arlington Public Library a Collections Enhancement Grant of $2,494.33. The grant will be used to expand the Spanish Language collection at the East Branch Library. All titles purchased will be available to any Arlington Public Library patron upon request. Every year, public libraries across Texas apply to the […]

B-17 ‘Aluminum Overcast’ Heading to Arlington

B-17 ‘Aluminum Overcast’ Heading to Arlington

Get a glimpse into a flight on Aluminum Overcast: Visit the Arlington Municipal Airport, 5000 S Collins Street, Tuesday, April 29 for an unforgettable experience aboard one of the few remaining airworthy B-17s in the world. Watch history come alive by climbing aboard the 65,000-lb. B-17 bomber and step back in time to the World War […]

Spots Still Available for this Weekend’s Mother-Son Overnight Lock-in

Spots Still Available for this Weekend’s Mother-Son Overnight Lock-in

Bring your sleeping bag, cot, blow-up mattress and anything else you need to be comfy for the night. The sleepover will include dinner, friendly mom and son competitions, crafts, activities and more. So leave the chores to dad and the rest of the family at home while you enjoy some quality time with the most […]

Arlington Fire Department Charity Renders More Aide

Arlington Fire Department Charity Renders More Aide

The inaugural Arlington Firefighters Random Acts of Kindness Ball, held this year at UT Arlington’s College Park Center on Saturday, April 12, raised $5,300 to help families in need. “We appreciate the community’s support, which will allow us to continue fulfilling the organization’s purpose: to perform random acts of good in the Arlington area,”” said […]

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program

Arlington Housing Authority to Accept Applications for Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Housing Authority of the City of Arlington (AHA) will resume accepting applications for its Housing Choice Voucher program. Applications will be accepted for two weeks during the open enrollment period beginning May 5, 2014, at 8:30 a.m., through Friday, May 16, 2014, at 1:00 p.m. The AHA will only accept applications via its web […]

Dog of the Week – Meet Ralo

Dog of the Week – Meet Ralo

Ralo is the featured Dog of the Week at Arlington Animal Services.  Ralo is a 1 year old Terrier Mix who is looking for his forever home today. He is black and white and weighs about 12 pounds. Ralo has a really cute face and is very playful. While he likes playing with toys, he is also content to […]

Cat of the Week – Meet Whiskers

Cat of the Week – Meet Whiskers

Arlington Animal Services is delighted to announce Whiskers as our current Cat of the Week. Whiskers is a beautiful Brown/Red Torbie Mix and is approximately 6 lbs.  This darling little girl is estimated to be 1 year old and has the sweetest personality.  Lovable and gentle, Whiskers is sure to make you a wonderful pet. […]

ATC Block Party Great for Tennis Lovers

ATC Block Party Great for Tennis Lovers

Residents are invited to the ATC Block Party at the Arlington Tennis Center (ATC) from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 3. The center is located at 500 Mayfield Rd. This free event will be one to bring the entire family to. Activities on the court will include food, door prizes and music. Enjoy a fun-filled […]

Arlington Pipe-Tapping Team Takes on the Best

Arlington Pipe-Tapping Team Takes on the Best

Pipe Tapping is a high-energy contest involving a race against time to drill into a cement-lined, ductile iron pipe and install a tap.  This process usually takes around thirty minutes; however, the team can complete the process in about two minutes. Texas holds the largest regional pipe tapping competition in the country. Winning teams from Section-Level […]

St. Joseph’s Students Give Back

St. Joseph’s Students Give Back

The City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and St. Joseph’s Catholic School spent the day at Johnson Creek in Arlington’s Entertainment District planting trees in support of the City’s commitment to the environment. More than 90 student volunteers and parents helped plant 400 trees in Richard Greene and Dr Robert Cluck Linear Parks. The school’s effort […]

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