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Lake Worth boat ramps to close tonight

Fort Worth will close the boat ramps at Lake Worth tonight because of projections the lake could reach an elevation of 596 feet tomorrow morning. At that elevation, boats wakes could cause flooding in some homes and some boat docks could be under water, creating a navigation hazard.

Fort Worth Flashback: Flower Carnival Parade, 1900

This photo shows the Flower Carnival Parade in Fort Worth on May 18, 1900.

Memorial Day closing schedule(2)

Most city offices, including City Hall, will be closed Monday, May 25, for the Memorial Day holiday. Emergency services will be available as usual.

No changes in watering schedule with lifting of Stage 1 drought measures

There are no outdoor watering changes for Fort Worth water customers despite Tarrant Regional Water District’s lifting of Stage 1 drought measures.

Report: DFW ranks seventh for high ozone days

Tarrant County earned a grade of F for ozone and a B for particle pollution in the American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report.

Spring into some good, clean fun at Trash Bash

The fall Trinity Trash Bash has been so successful, organizers are introducing a second bash for spring along the Trinity River in Fort Worth.

Diamond Hill-Jarvis Library ready to show off its improvements

Join neighbors for an evening of fun to celebrate recent improvements at the Diamond Hill-Jarvis Branch Library, 1300 N.E. 35th St. The celebration will be 6-8 p.m. May 21.

Log Cabin Village closing for maintenance(3)

Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane, will be closed for annual maintenance May 18-25.

Bike Sharing adds eight stations, 50 new bicycles

Fort Worth Bike Sharing is installing eight new stations and adding 50 new bicycles to its fleet. The system will grow from 35 stations and 300 bikes to 43 stations and 350 bikes.

Bring home a pet during National Adoption Weekend, May 15-17

It’s been raining cats and dogs all week – and just in time for PetSmart Charities National Adoption Weekend, May 15-17! I’d like to encourage you to not let the rain stop you from visiting the adoption centers this weekend – adoptions are only $10!

Extending Trail Drive would ease congestion in West Seventh district

An alternative for motorists trying to navigate well-traveled streets in the Cultural District and the popular West Seventh corridor may be in the works.

T Board approves TEX Rail vehicles, system design

TEX Rail is getting closer to pulling out of the station after the Fort Worth Transportation Authority approved several contracts.

Mobility 2040 paving the way for future transportation choices

As the metropolitan planning organization for the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the North Central Texas Council of Governments is required to maintain a long-term transportation plan for the next 20-plus years.

Fort Worth Flashback: Jim Wright

Jim Wright, a native of Fort Worth, was a Democrat who served 34 years in the U.S. House. Wright, 92, died on May 6.

Two new homes part of ongoing rebirth of southeast Fort Worth

Two new single-family homes are welcoming residents in the Polytechnic/Wesleyan neighborhood.

Public meeting seeks comments on permanent supportive housing

Attend a learning session, a public hearing and a task force discussion on permanent supportive housing in Fort Worth at 6 p.m. May 13 at Ella Mae Shamblee Public Library, 1062 Evans Ave.

The Crud Cruiser is rolling through your neighborhood

Gather up the chemical crud from around your home and meet us in your neighborhood for a quick, convenient, drive-through drop-off event.

Grow your company with Business Plan Competition

Deadline is July 1 for the fifth annual Fort Worth Business Plan Competition presented by the Fort Worth Business Assistance Center, Capital One Bank and The Alternative Board.

Celebrate planned improvements to Gateway Park at fun run

Celebrate the progress being made in Fort Worth’s largest urban programmed park, Gateway Park, with the Project Gateway 5K/1K Blast Off Run on May 16.

National Safe Boating Week launches with reminder for boaters to always ‘Wear It!’

Boating safety advocates have are promoting safe and responsible boating, including consistent life jacket wear every time boaters are on the water, during National Safe Boating Week, May 16-22.

PD’s North Division to host auto etching events

Fort Worth Police Department’s North Division will host two auto etching events.

Mattie Parker named chief of staff for mayor, City Council

Mattie J. Parker, an attorney and seasoned public servant, has been named chief of staff for the mayor and City Council by City Manager David Cooke.

Get out there and vote!

It’s almost that time again — Fort Worth's elections are around the corner and it's time to exercise your right to vote!

Fort Worth Flashback: 1949 flood called worst in our history

The 1949 flood many consider to be the worst in Fort Worth’s history sent water from the Clear Fork of the Trinity River into homes and businesses in north and west portions of the city.

High grass and weeds can be costly

Rain and warmer temperatures are making grass in North Texas grow much faster than it has in recent years. Before the grass gets too tall to tackle, make sure to mow often enough to keep up.

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