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Mayfest to close Trinity Park, trails

The Mayfest area of Trinity Park will be closed to the public April 13-May 5 for setup, the run of the four-day festival and tear down.

Portion of University Drive to close April 17-20

North- and southbound University Drive, south of Interstate 30 between West Vickery Boulevard and the Union Pacific Railroad, will be closed from 9 p.m. April 17 until 5 a.m. April 20.

Contribute your ideas for new skate park design

Help create Fort Worth’s new concrete skate park at a design workshop at 6 p.m. May 8 at Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4680 McPherson Blvd.

Energy Department recognizes Fort Worth for energy efficiency

Through the Better Buildings Challenge, Fort Worth has achieved 8 percent energy savings across 19 million square feet of public- and private-sector buildings since 2009.

Fort Worth Flashback: 1920s baseball team says, ‘Play ball!’

The Ledger Co. Inc. was a printing and publishing business operated by M.E. Ousley and H.C. Morell. The business was on the corner of Fifth and Calhoun streets.

Ride with Mayor Price at upcoming Rolling Town Halls

Mayor Betsy Price has staged a series of neighborhood rides that provide a fun and healthful way for residents to get to know their neighbors and to talk about what’s going on in the city and in their neighborhoods.

Spring cleanup: Know what to do with your yard debris

Have you started your spring yard cleanup? Fort Worth provides weekly yard collection service to easily assist residents in getting rid of trimmings, grass clippings, brush and leaves.

Stay connected with SPARC’s new program locator

An estimated 15 million young people in the U.S. are alone after school. In Fort Worth, as many as 24,000 children and teens of working parents are at home after school.

Car-free street fair planned April 19

Enjoy family-friendly, car-free streets in the Near South Side during Open Streets, a temporary urban space allowing residents to interact with each other through exercise, entertainment and fun.

Annual event to connect homeless, vital services

Fort Worth’s homeless population will reach out to a variety of service providers under one roof during the annual Homeless Connect, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. April 16 at First Presbyterian Church, 1000 Penn St.

Photography exhibit gives viewers first-hand look into the reality of mental illness

One in four Americans suffers from a mental illness. More than 40 percent of them never seek help, mainly due to the stigma attached.

Chisholm Trail Parkway work to be completed in early summer

Construction crews are working through their punch lists to finish the Chisholm Trail Parkway, a project that has been 50 years in the planning and building.

Hemphill-Lamar project underway, to connect north and south neighborhoods

Earthmovers scooped the first loads of soil to ceremonially begin the long-awaited Hemphill-Lamar Connector project on Wednesday.

East First Street reconstruction project will rebuild roadway, bridges

The Texas Department of Transportation, in partnership with the City of Fort Worth, has begun construction on the $13.9 million East First Street reconstruction project.

Share your transit ideas at public forum

The Fort Worth Transportation Authority is offering six opportunities to show officials how transit could best serve Tarrant County and beyond in the near-term and in the future.

West Seventh Street Bridge earns construction award

Fort Worth’s West Seventh Street Bridge was named one of the nation’s most significant construction projects of 2014.

Fort Worth congestion not among nation’s worst

Think congestion on Fort Worth’s roadways is bad? Try LA, San Francisco or Honolulu.

TxDOT wants your opinion on transportation improvements

The Texas Department of Transportation has scheduled a public meeting for 4 p.m. April 16 to receive comments on the May 2015 updates to the 2015 Unified Transportation Program.

Fort Worth Flashback: Reagan Millinery outfitted Cowtown ladies

Hats are on display inside Reagan Millinery, a women’s boutique, circa 1910.

Trailblazer Awards honor plaza, bridge in Trinity Park

Downtown Fort Worth Inc. honored a new plaza and a bride in Fort Worth’s Trinity Park. Trailblazer Awards bring recognition and awareness to people, projects and developments that are partners in the downtown business community.

Spring races at TMS bring heavy traffic surrounding speedway

Residents and visitors should expect traffic delays as spring races at Texas Motor Speedway rev up.

Don’t trash the Trinity — adopt a storm drain today

Are you tired of seeing the trashy mess that ends up in the Trinity River after a big rain? Us too.

April 9 is deadline to register to vote in May election

April 9 is the last day to register to vote in the May 9 City Council election. In-person early voting begins April 27.

Get discounts on plants that stand up to Texas heat

Fort Worth and its partners are offering special deals on select varieties of low-water-use plants that will thrive in Texas’ heat.

Main Street Arts Festival returns for 30th year April 9-12

The largest arts festival in Texas is returning to downtown Fort Worth for its 30th year April 9-12. The four-day Main Street Fort Worth Arts Festival spans 25 blocks — from the Tarrant County Courthouse to the Fort Worth Convention Center — while showcasing 220 hand-selected juried artists.

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