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Action from Seguin-Timberview (Photo: Russ Rendon/Arlington Voice)
09/20/2014
Juan Seguin head coach Carlos Lynn isn’t the type to waste much time wondering “What if?” But he’ll be remembering Friday’s game with Mansfield Timberview for the rest of the... More
09/18/2014
IRVING -- During a special Thursday press conference, Former Rangers manager Ron Washington admitted to being "untrue" to his wife as the reason he tendered his resignation... More
Seguin Cougars (photo: Russ Rendon/Arlington Voice)
09/15/2014
Bowie Volunteers (1-1) at Colleyville Heritage Panthers (2-1) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Mustang-Panther Stadium, Grapevine THE SERIES: This will be the first meeting between the... More

Arlington's Raymond Sheard [5] - (photo: Russ Rendon/Arlington Voice)
09/13/2014
From wire reports With a cold mist blowing throughout the game, the Arlington Colts wanted to keep the ball away from Garland Lakeview Centennial Friday night. Senior... more
09/12/2014
The Lamar Vikings beat the Justin Northwest Texans for a 41-20 victory on Friday night at NISD Stadium. Heading into the rematch of last year’s bi-district playoff... more
DFW Traffic Congestion - photo by Lance Murray - Dallas Business Journal
09/10/2014
A Town Hall scheduled for this Thursday will bring together elected officials and community leaders to discuss transportation issues in Arlington. The meeting will take... more

News

A four-vehicle accident involving an Arlington Fire Department SUV at a West Arlington intersection only resulted in minor injuries.   Around noon on... more
Two areas of Arlington will be sprayed for West Nile Virus starting Tuesday evening. The City of Arlington will spray near UT Arlington between West Park Row... more
An Idaho-based grocery chain is considering expanding its southern reach by opening a location in South Arlington. Since February, WinCo Foods has opened... more
A first grade teacher with the Arlington Independent School District is on paid administratively leave after showing up to the first day of work intoxicated.... more
The detection of West Nile Virus in South Arlington has prompted the City of Arlington to organize targeted ground spraying. Contractors will conduct... more

Business

The profound competition that is the donut industry in Arlington got a bit deeper Wednesday with the opening of a new Dunkin’ Donuts on South Cooper Street... more
Perhaps no one knew the meaning of the phrase “The show must go on” than local restaurateur Lawrence (Larry) Dino. Dino, 71 -- who passed away last week of... more
► The Texas Oil and Gas Association, the state’s largest and oldest petroleum organization, says it does not want regulators to overhaul the wholesale energy... more
► The EPA correctly followed protocol when it accused a Fort Worth-based driller of contaminating two Parker County water wells, the agency's internal watchdog... more
► A growing number of North Texas mineral owners — including the cities of Arlington and Fort Worth — are suing oil and gas companies, alleging that they have... more

Letters to the Editor

I implore the City of Arlington to appeal the decision by a judge to block its ordinance banning the distribution of literature on our streets. And the Open... more
One of downtown Arlington’s key thoroughfares, Abram Street, will likely be reduced to the capacity of a neighborhood street. I say likely because an “official... more
Some of us in Arlington remember the old Ditto Farm. The Ditto's were kind enough to allow the area Boy Scout Troops to have Fall and Spring Boy Scout... more
The City Council met again this past Tuesday, June 17. This was a special meeting regarding capital projects to put before the voters for this November’s bond... more
I am a volunteer with the AAS Facebook page.AAS. The shelter is currently overwhelmed with owner surrenders and strays. If an owner surrender comes in, they... more
It was brought to my attention that the Council will be voting on a resolution to propose an agreement be reached between the City of Arlington, and Tarrant... more

Politics

The City of Arlington is in the final phase of completing a fully operational television broadcast studio which is expected to be ready around November. The... more
Arlington voters will head to the polls in November to decide on a proposed $236 million bond package for the city. After evaluating Arlington’s short-term... more
Two Town Hall meetings will be hosted to allow for residents to share their thoughts on the proposed 2015 budget for the City of Arlington. The first Town... more
A recent survey of riders of Arlington’s bus service, MetroArlingtonXpress (MAX), shows favorable opinion, with room for improvement. In May, the City of... more
A federal judge ruled Monday that Arlington cannot enforce an ordinance preventing people from handing out pamphlets and political literature to motorists from... more

Education

The lineup of speakers for UT Arlington’s seventh Maverick Speakers Series was announced Tuesday. NBC sportscaster Bob Costas will kick-off the series on... more
Overcrowding in high schools prompted the Arlington Independent School District to begin planning the construction of multipurpose activity centers, which are... more
The $663 million bond package for Arlington Independent School District passed with overwhelming support, according to unofficial voting results. Seventy... more
The Arlington Independent School District violated the Texas Election Code when it redacted the street addresses of donors in a campaign finance report for a... more
Four Town Hall meetings covering a variety of Arlington issues will occur next week. North Arlington A Town Hall for North Arlington will occur at Shackelford... more

Opinion

Are you a critic or a curmudgeon? You might be if you read the Arlington Voice, according to a former Arlington mayor. In his weekly op-ed column published in... more
Mark JoeckelMarketing Expert, Founder of Arlington, Texas -- Proud to Call it Home A fair question that tax payers and community developers often ask... more
Derrick KinneyPrivate Wealth Advisor It’s that exciting time of year when high school seniors have decided on where they’ll head for college in the... more
Derrick KinneyPrivate Wealth Advisor There’s an old saying in financial circles that “cash is king.” The actual meaning of this phrase varies... more

Sports

IRVING -- During a special Thursday press conference, Former Rangers manager Ron Washington admitted to being "untrue" to his wife as the reason he tendered... more
Bowie Volunteers (1-1) at Colleyville Heritage Panthers (2-1) 7:30 p.m. Friday, Mustang-Panther Stadium, Grapevine THE SERIES: This will be the first... more
From wire reports With a cold mist blowing throughout the game, the Arlington Colts wanted to keep the ball away from Garland Lakeview Centennial Friday... more
Garland Lakeview Centennial Patriots (2-0) at Arlington Colts (0-2) 7:30 Friday, UTA’s Maverick Stadium THE SERIES: This will be the first meeting between the... more
For the second week in a row, the young Martin Warrior defense allowed a lot of yards and points. But this time, the Martin offense answered the bell and... more

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