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Swift Elementary Receives $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant

Swift Elementary Receives $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant

The Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded a $15,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant to Swift Elementary for an early childhood playground. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 25, on the new playground at Swift Elementary, 1101 S. Fielder Road in Arlington. The early childhood playground, built […]

Tickets on Sale for UT Arlington’s First Pitch Fundraiser

Tickets on Sale for UT Arlington’s First Pitch Fundraiser

Sponsorship packages are available and tickets are on sale for the First Pitch Fundraiser on Jan. 17, featuring former Texas Rangers CEO and Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan. Rangers Ballpark in Arlington is hosting the event at the Capital 1 Club at 6:30 p.m. UT Arlington coach Darin Thomas will look back on the 2013 season, which included a Western […]

Six Flags Over Texas Hosts Annual Job Fair

Six Flags Over Texas Hosts Annual Job Fair

Theme park expects to hire 1,000 seasonal employees for 2014 season Six Flags Over Texas will host its primary job fair for the 2014 season beginning Saturday, January 11. Six Flags Over Texas is rated among the top 80 Distinguished Employers of Fort Worth Teens and according to the popular game show “Let’s Ask America,” […]

Holiday Photo Caption Contest Results in Police Chief Working Christmas Day for an Officer

Holiday Photo Caption Contest Results in Police Chief Working Christmas Day for an Officer

Police Chief Will D. Johnson announced a “Holiday Photo Caption” contest back in early November for evening shift officers. The contest rules were simple: Officers would need to look at a photograph and write a caption to accompany the picture. The photo included K9 Mojo standing between several boxes of Krispy Kreme doughnuts and a […]

Job Fair Rescheduled Due to Winter Weather

Job Fair Rescheduled Due to Winter Weather

Due to winter weather, the 33rd Congressional District Job Fair has been rescheduled for Friday, January 24, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. – noon at the Tarrant County Resource Connection Conference Center, 2300 Circle Drive in Fort Worth. Mark your calendars for this important event as you will have the opportunity to meet dozens of potential […]

In Search of the Best – Selection Process is Underway for Student Winners

In Search of the Best – Selection Process is Underway for Student Winners

This week, Arlington MLK Committee members began their review of more than 450 pieces of art in preparation for the upcoming 25th anniversary celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Committee members gathered Monday to rank each entry on how well it conforms with the theme, Advancing the Dream – The Time is Now! This […]

Arlington Public Library Foundation Sponsors Downtown Fall Crawl

Arlington Public Library Foundation Sponsors Downtown Fall Crawl

Enjoy an entertaining evening in Downtown Arlington and help support literacy! The Arlington Public Library Foundation invites you to join friends and neighbors on Saturday, October 19, for the Fall Crawl. Travel from one downtown restaurant to another throughout the evening, enjoy special discounts, and raise needed funds for library programs. The event will kick-off […]

Arlington ISD Recognized for Energy Management Efforts

Arlington ISD Recognized for Energy Management Efforts

The Arlington ISD’s energy management efforts were highlighted at the World Engineering Conference in Washington, DC. Conference attendees learned about the successes of the AISD Energy Committee and how to replicate similar programs in other school districts, governmental entities and businesses across the country. On Sept. 5, the Board of Trustees authorized the administration to […]

UT Arlington Engineers Making Batteries Safer, Cooler

UT Arlington Engineers Making Batteries Safer, Cooler

Two UT Arlington engineering faculty members have won a $152,077 Office of Naval Research grant to study the thermal properties of lithium-ion batteries and devise better designs for cooling and operating them safely on Navy ships and planes. David Wetz, electrical engineering assistant professor, and Ankur Jain, aerospace and mechanical engineeringassistant professor, are working collaboratively on the research […]

City of Arlington Unveils ‘Play Trails’ at River Legacy Park

City of Arlington Unveils ‘Play Trails’ at River Legacy Park

The City of Arlington and UnitedHealthcare celebrated the completion of the new River Legacy Parks ‘Play Trail’ today with a ribbon-cutting event at the park that included elected officials, community leaders, corporate VIPs, local families and volunteers. UnitedHealthcare’s funding for the Play Trail included two new play pods installed along the existing accessible trail loop […]

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