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L-3 Communications Moving to Arlington

L-3 Communications Moving to Arlington

One of the leading companies in the aircraft simulation and training industry is expanding its current operations in Arlington. Link Simulation & Training (L-3 Link), a division of L-3 Communications has initiated a project in Arlington that will bring about 150 new jobs to the city. New incentives approved by the Arlington City Council on April […]

Support Quality Education: An Ongoing Priority

Support Quality Education: An Ongoing Priority

Business leaders, residents, students and families all seek an environment that is rich with opportunities and has a culture of achievement. A successful community requires a variety of support systems and resources that enables the educational system to flourish. In an effort to be more integrated in the learning and educational opportunities in our community, […]

AISD Trustees Unanimously Approve Bond Election

AISD Trustees Unanimously Approve Bond Election

The AISD Board of Trustees Thursday voted unanimously to place a $663.1 million bond package on the May 10 ballot. The Board’s decision was made following a comprehensive facilities assessment and extensive study conducted by a 38-member Capital Needs Steering Committee, comprised of students, parents, teachers, principals, community members, business representatives, college and university representatives, […]

‘First Four’ Trees Planted in Southeast Arlington

‘First Four’ Trees Planted in Southeast Arlington

In an effort to make this year’s NCAA Final Four the greenest ever, the City of Arlington, NCAA and the North Texas Local Organizing Committee gathered Wednesday at Ousley Junior High School to plant the first four of the 1,014 trees scheduled to be planted throughout North Texas. Arlington Mayor Robert Cluck joined Arlington ISD […]

Arlington Unveils New Sign Toppers to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Arlington Unveils New Sign Toppers to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

It was a scene that would have made Dr.  Martin Luther King Jr. proud – community leaders of all colors gathering at the intersection of Abram and Center streets in downtown Arlington to unveil a new sign to honor his legacy. Mayor Robert Cluck praised the committee – which featured City Councilman Michael Glaspie and […]

Arlington Moose Chapter to Appear in Documentary

Arlington Moose Chapter to Appear in Documentary

Arlington is Moose Proud. Actor Erik Estrada stopped by the Grand Prairie Moose Lodge in Arlington on Sunday with a film crew, which is filming “Moose Proud,” a documentary about the Loyal Order of Moose. To celebrate, the lodge invited Mayor Robert Cluck and police officers and firefighters from Arlington and Grand Prairie to eat […]

City of Arlington Recognized for Natural Gas Use

City of Arlington Recognized for Natural Gas Use

Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter was in Arlington Wednesday morning to recognize the City of Arlington for its use of natural gas vehicles. Commissioner Porter presented a $20,805 ceremonial check during a brief ceremony at City Hall. The City of Arlington continues to be a leader in alternative fuel use, with six vehicles currently operating […]

Voters to Consider Alcohol Sales in Arlington During Special Election

Voters to Consider Alcohol Sales in Arlington During Special Election

Arlington voters will be going to the polls on Tuesday, November 5. The polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Sample ballots and polling locations are available at www.Arlingtontx.gov/election. What’s on the ballot  In Arlington, residents will vote on a proposition to allow hard liquor sales in Arlington outside of restaurants, entertainment […]

Message from the Mayor: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Message from the Mayor: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s an opportunity to shine a light on a problem that continues to grow nationally and statewide. The Texas Council on Family Violence (http://www.tcfv.org/) has some startling statistics of domestic violence rates. In 2011, the Council reported 102 women killed in domestic violence and an additional 177,983 incidents of […]

National Night Out 2013 a Huge Success

National Night Out 2013 a Huge Success

Across the city Tuesday night, neighbors united for a purpose: To celebrate the good work being done in their neighborhoods to keep them safe from crime. Organizers and participants called National Night Out 2013 a huge success. Arlington recorded more than 143 registered neighborhood activities, a record for the city. Here are some highlights from […]

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