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Register Today for AISD Parent University

Register Today for AISD Parent University

Arlington ISD Parent University is offering a free educational opportunity for the parents/guardians of AISD students as a way of discovering skills to support their children in school. Through a series of workshops and videos designed to refine specific student-support skill sets, Arlington ISD Parent University participants will acquire knowledge to enhance their role as […]

Seeking a Cancer Solution

Seeking a Cancer Solution

A University of Texas at Arlington physicist working to create a luminescent nanoparticle to use in security-related radiation detection may have instead happened upon an advance in photodynamic cancer therapy. Wei Chen, professor of physics and co-director of UT Arlington’s Center for Security Advances Via Applied Nanotechnology, was testing a copper-cysteamine complex created in his […]

Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: April 18-20

Arlington’s Weekend Buzz: April 18-20

Food Truck Fridays Don’t miss the final Food Truck Fridays event on April 18 at Founders Plaza, 100 West Abram Street, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Some come for the food, others enjoy the gourmet shakes, and others just want to mingle. No matter the reason people choose to come, no one leaves Founders […]

Good Friday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Good Friday Closings and City Service Schedules in Arlington

Many local government administrative offices will be closed Friday, April 18, for Good Friday. Regular hours will resume at 8 a.m. Monday, April 21. Garbage and recycling pickups will occur in the city as scheduled. What’s Closed Friday, April 18 Arlington City Hall City Office Tower Arlington Municipal Court All Public Library locations Parks and Recreation […]

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 […]

MAX: How Some Students are Using the Service

MAX: How Some Students are Using the Service

Since launching August 19, 2013, the Metro ArlingtonXpress, or MAX, has served a wide range of commuters — from college students to North Texans and tourists on their way to special events. MAX currently connects downtown Arlington to the Trinity Railway Express CentrePort/DFW Station.  Buses currently operate from about 5:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. See […]

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 […]

Receiving the Gift of Nature

Receiving the Gift of Nature

Children from the YWCA Arlington Child Development Center welcomed the spring season with a gift of 10 trees earlier this month from the City of Arlington Parks and Recreation Department. The donation will bring greenery, birds and shade to the center’s playground, which provides a holistic setting to lean, play, observe and discover more about […]

UTA Spotlight:  Episode 9 is Here

UTA Spotlight: Episode 9 is Here

Don’t miss this week’s episode of UTA Spotlight,  a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news. Here are this week’s top stories: Students celebrate cultural and social diversity at UT Arlington during International Week An exhibit gives a voice to men and women impacted by domestic violence and sexual […]

Now’s Your Chance to Serve on a Board or Commission

Now’s Your Chance to Serve on a Board or Commission

The City of Arlington is accepting applications for interested residents who would like to serve on a Board or Commission. Members of boards and commissions assist the Mayor and City Council by making recommendations on general policy matters impacting the city. Most boards and commissions function in advisory capacities and some have final decision-making authority. Some may […]

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