As part of the Trinity River Vision/Panther Island Bridge construction, the contractor will close the southbound lanes of Commerce Street at Northeast 10th Street daily Dec. 18 and Dec. 19 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting.
Most city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Thursday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday, and garbage collection for Thursday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Dec. 26, will shift forward one day to Dec. 26 and 27 respectively. Emergency services will be available as usual.
Santa delivered Peace and Security, Full and Fair Employment, Racial and Religious Harmony and Higher Living Standards in this cartoon from the Dec. 19, 1946, edition of Fort Worth Labor News.
It just became easier to complete that minor remodel or home-improvement project. Beginning Jan. 6, Fort Worth will offer extended hours for walk-in permitting.
The City Council approved increases in water and wastewater rates that take effect Jan. 1, 2015. The typical residential customer’s monthly combined bill will increase by $3.11 monthly.
District 6 City Councilmember Jungus Jordan has been recognized as a Texas Department of Transportation Road Hand, the department’s highest honor that acknowledges individuals who have made a strong dedication to enhancing the Texas transportation system.
The City of Fort Worth has selected John Robert Carman as the new Water Department director following a national search.
Drought is no minor issue — especially for a city like Fort Worth. Our water needs are growing all the time. But thanks to the forward thinking of our Tarrant Regional Water District board members and our Water Department, we’ve got a robust water system and strong drought preparedness plan.
Fort Worth has applied for a North Central Texas Council of Governments grant that would result in retiming 140 additional intersections in nine corridors.
During severe winter weather, the city’s Transportation & Public Works Department monitors conditions and stays in contact with the city’s Office of Emergency Management.
Texas Central Railway is leading a privately funded effort to make a 90-minute trip to Houston a reality by 2021.
The Regional Transportation Commission last month approved an amended version of Mobility 2035, the region’s long-range transportation plan.
Construction and landscaping work will continue into 2015 along the northern portion of Chisholm Trail where it connects with I-30 near downtown Fort Worth.
The closure is needed to allow the contractor to build new north and south access roads between Adolph and Rupert streets.
In 1987, a partnership was formed between the Federal Aviation Administration, the Fort Worth City Council and the Perot Group/Hillwood Development Corp. to build an airport in far north Fort Worth.
This month marks the 25th anniversary of the opening of Fort Worth Alliance Airport, launching what is now AllianceTexas.
The Texas Rangers will be collecting toys for Cowboy Santas this year. New, unwrapped toys or books can be dropped off through Dec. 16 at the Rangers Team Shop, 316 Main St.
The City Council on Tuesday evening voted to demolish five swimming pools, each more than 50 years old and obsolete.
Stripling’s Department Store was known for festive window displays, and its 1940 version for the Christmas shopping season did not disappoint.
Don’t pour the grease from your holiday meals down the drain. Recycle it instead during the 2014 Holiday Grease Roundup, Dec. 6-13.
The City of Fort Worth offers residents a one-stop “drop” for everything from tires to bulky trash and furniture to yard trimmings at three drop-off stations.
The grand finale of the Lake Worth Centennial Celebration will be a boating Parade of Lights on Dec. 6.
Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in September totaled $12,346,638, up from September 2013 by $1.1 million, or 9.9 percent.
Fort Worth Bike Sharing has finalized eight of 10 new stations to be installed next spring.
Folks, I think it’s safe to say that the holidays have officially arrived in Fort Worth, Texas! But before we turn to our holiday preparations, our to-do lists, and all of the inevitable frenzy that this time of year brings; I want to say a few words about one of the greatest gifts you can give this holiday season – your time.
- North Main construction to close southbound Commerce Street on Thursday, Friday
- City Hall, most city offices closed Dec. 25
- City to accept walk-in permitting on Tuesday evenings starting next month
- Water, wastewater rates change in January
- Mayor's Message: Update on drought conditions
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