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Public Safety Complex named for Bob Bolen

The new complex, at West Felix and South Hemphill streets, will replace an aging facility at 1000 Calvert St. while adding modern technology to help meet the demands of the city’s public safety departments.

May 9 election canceled in certain districts

The City Council canceled the May 9 elections for unopposed Mayor Betsy Price and three unopposed council members.

Open your heart and home to a foster pet

The Fort Worth Animal Shelter takes in about 23,000 homeless pets every year, many of them not immediately ready for adoption due to an injury or because they’re too young.

Sustainability-focused newsletter debuts March 25

Improving air quality and creating a clean and attractive city are key strategic goals for the City of Fort Worth, and a new electronic publication will help keep residents, business owners and other stakeholders up to date on the latest sustainability projects.

Sales tax collections up nearly 13 percent for January

Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in January totaled $10,190,791, up from January 2014 by $1,167,132, or 12.9 percent. Collections are up 8.6 percent for the fiscal year that started in October.

Fair Housing Month forum to discuss housing rights for people with disabilities

The forum, running from 10 to 11 a.m. at the Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, will focus on opportunities that are available to improve the lives of persons living with or caring for persons with disabilties.

Steer Fort Worth toward improved mobility at Master Thoroughfare Plan meetings

If mobility issues grind your gears, mark your calendar for an upcoming Master Thoroughfare Plan (MTP) meeting.

2015 FitWorth Challenge winner to be honored Tuesday

Join Mayor Betsy Price on March 17 to celebrate the winners of the FitWorth Challenge at a reception in front of City Hall.

Fort Worth Flashback: Take a walk through YWCA history at library exhibit

The YWCA of Fort Worth was organized by Mrs. Ralph Smith and Mrs. Q.T. Moreland in 1906. In 1907, it was chartered, making it the first YWCA in Texas.

Go green and enjoy Party in Fort Worth on Earth Day

Dress in your finest eco-chic and get ready for the 22nd annual Party in Fort Worth, benefiting the Fort Worth Promotion and Development Fund.

Hemphill-Lamar project breaks ground April 8

Witness the groundbreaking ceremony on a project that will reunite downtown and the Near Southside.

Compassionate Fort Worth plans first public event March 19

At 6:30 p.m. March 19, Compassionate Fort Worth will host Compassion Unifies, a 45-minute gathering at Ahavath Sholom Synagogue, 4050 S. Hulen St.

Bring your creativity to help design Six Points Urban Village

The Six Points Urban Village area is posed for redevelopment and revitalization, and your help is needed to help shape these positive changes.

Gear up for first Rolling Town Hall of the season

Grab your bike and bring your ideas for a better Fort Worth as Mayor Betsy Price begins a fresh season of Rolling Town Halls at 5:30 p.m. March 18 at the Fort Worth Museum of Modern Art, 3200 Darnell St.

Whoop on the Loop to open new Marine Creek Lake trail

Join the Tarrant Regional Water District at Whoop on the Loop, celebrating the completion of the Marine Creek loop trail with a 1K fun run, 5K and ribbon-cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. March 21.

Nip that drip in the bud, save on water bill

The average American household wastes more than 10,000 gallons of water each year from easy-to-fix leaks, enough water to wash nearly 10 months’ worth of laundry.

Bike Sharing to let the sun shine in

Fort Worth Bike Sharing received a $35,000 donation from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club to add solar to nine new and one existing bike sharing stations around Fort Worth this year.

Fort Worth is up to the challenge of safer people, streets

Fort Worth is one of more than 85 cities that have signed up to participate in the U.S. Department of Transportation’s “Mayors’ Challenge for Safer People and Safer Streets.”

Progress report: I-35W construction

The I-35W improvement project, which spans 18 miles in Fort Worth and includes a section that is ranked No. 8 on the state’s most congested roadway list, has achieved several milestones in recent months.

Much-anticipated Airport Freeway reconstruction project to begin soon

Traffic relief is on the way for North Texas motorists who rely on SH 183 — also known as Airport Freeway—  in Tarrant and Dallas counties.

Web site aims to help fliers navigate airports

Information on more than a dozen north Texas airports is now available thanks to the newly-launched website.

Construction planning moves forward after voters approve Proposition 1

Texas Transportation Commission has approved the construction of 201 road projects across the state, to be awarded to contractors later this month.

Hemphill-Lamar Connector to improve traffic flow, pedestrian safety

Work is underway on a project that will promote community cohesion and increase safety for residents traveling between downtown and the Near Southside.

See the progress on Trinity River Vision signature bridges

A live web feed of construction progress is now available for the three new bridges on North Main Street, Henderson Street and White Settlement Road.

Fort Worth chosen as pilot study site to build upon excellent police-community trust and relations

Fort Worth is one of six pilot sites of the National Initiative for Building Community Trust and Justice, a Department of Justice effort to build trust between communities and local law enforcement.

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