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Overnight closures planned for Interstate 30 Aug. 2-3

Westbound Interstate Highway 30 will be closed from 9 p.m. Aug. 2 until 6 a.m. Aug. 3, and eastbound IH 30 will close from 9 p.m. Aug. 3 until 6 a.m. Aug. 4 so crews can install concrete traffic barriers.
July 21, 2017

Learn the basics of conserving water through smart landscaping

Don't miss the upcoming YardSmart seminar on Aug. 26 at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden's Lecture Hall. Doors open at 8 a.m.; the program begins at 8:30 a.m.
July 20, 2017

Bricks on Heritage Trace to be replaced with stamped concrete

Construction is coming to Heritage Trace Parkway from Interstate 35W to Ray White Road. Find out more about the construction schedule and other impacts to residents at a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 10.
July 20, 2017

Hiley Subaru hosting adoption event for homeless pets this weekend

Hiley Subaru, a partner of Fort Worth Animal Care and Control, has stepped-up to host an adoption event July 22, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at its Fort Worth dealership.
July 19, 2017

Gain an in-depth look at firefighting in Fort Worth

The Citizens' Fire Academy is accepting applications for a class that will be held Sept. 19-Nov. 14 in weekly three-hour classes. Deadline for applying is Sept. 5.
July 19, 2017

PD: Protect children from heat

We’re entering the warmest part of the year in North Texas, so heed these safety tips to avoid heat-related tragedies.
July 18, 2017

Fort Worth still growing, continues to be 16th largest city

New U.S. Census estimates put Fort Worth’s population at 854,113. Fort Worth's ranking has remained consistent at 16th since 2010, except for one year when Fort Worth ranked 17th.
July 17, 2017

Sidewalks and curb ramps to be constructed on portions of Barron Lane and Brentwood Stair Road

The city's Transportation and Public Works Department is hosting a community meeting at 6 p.m. July 24 to discuss construction of sidewalks and ADA curb ramps on segments of Barron Lane and Brentwood Stair Road.
July 17, 2017

Water line flushing occurring in north Fort Worth as a preventative measure

Daily monitoring has shown some lower than normal disinfectant levels in parts of the north Fort Worth water distribution system.
July 14, 2017

Vote for Luca the rescue dog, our hometown hero

PD retiree is vying in national awards program that honors heroes on both ends of the leash. Vote through Aug. 30 to make sure Fort Worth is well-represented at the awards gala.
July 14, 2017

Temporary ramps lead to TEXpress lanes on I-35W

North Tarrant Express announces that New TEXpress ramps are being added to I-35W in far north Fort Worth to improve connectivity near Western Center Boulevard.
July 14, 2017

Construction begins July 24 on 10th Street sidewalks and bike lanes

Sidewalks will be installed along the north side of 10th Street from Fournier Street to Forest Park Boulevard. Construction is expected to last approximately four months.
July 14, 2017

Don't choke. Stop the smoke

The Regional Smoking Vehicle Program allows North Texans to anonymously report vehicles emitting visible smoke and pollution. Anyone can report vehicles smoking from the tailpipe to help clean the air in North Texas.
July 13, 2017

Monarch waystation provides beauty for humans, food for butterflies

Volunteers planted more than 250 plants at Forest Park Pool to help sustain migrating butterflies.
July 12, 2017

Public meetings seek feedback on fair housing

Learn about the ongoing Fair Housing Assessment and provide your comments at one of numerous meetings scheduled this summer. Meetings run July 12-29.
July 11, 2017

Register now to take part in Back to School Roundup

Families must preregister by Aug. 7 and meet eligibility requirements to be admitted. Free school supplies will be given to 10,000 underserved students who meet specific income requirements.
July 11, 2017

Pet adoption fees reduced to $17.76 through end of July

The Fort Worth shelter is beyond capacity, and there are hundreds of dogs and cats needing homes.
July 10, 2017

Municipal Court: Beware of scam artists

Contact the police to report any scams or suspicious behavior.
July 10, 2017

Weatherford and Belknap bridge improvements start July 17

Beginning July 17, bridge panels and concrete will be replaced on Weatherford and Belknap streets. Improvements are expected to be complete by the end of August.
July 7, 2017

Construction resumes on Victory Forest Community Center

After a delay, work restarted on July 3 and is expected to be substantially complete four months later. Victory Forest is Fort Worth's newest multipurpose fitness and activity center.
July 7, 2017

I-30 pavement overlay project begins this weekend

Starting this Sunday evening, east and westbound I-30 will have the existing pavement removed and a new surface installed from Oakland Boulevard east to I-820, weather permitting.
July 7, 2017

Fort Worth partnering with businesses for greener practices, greater water efficiency

The Smartwater program can help save water at your business. It all starts with a free assessment.
July 6, 2017

Give up an unwanted gun, get a free shopping card

Fort Worth Police continue their gun buyback initiative. The next event is Saturday in south Fort Worth.
July 6, 2017

Water use is up this year

Even though our lakes are almost full, remember to follow your assigned watering days.
July 5, 2017

Learn how North Texas mobilized for the Great War

A century later, the Fort Worth Library examines World War I with an exhibit, films and lectures.
July 5, 2017

Grant will help veterans with housing, utility needs

The $300,000 grant from the Texas Veterans Commission will be administered by the City of Fort Worth Community Action Partners program.
July 3, 2017

Traffic-calming devices to be installed at River Trails Elementary School

New signs will be in place by the start of the new school year in an effort to reduce vehicle speeds and make the area safer for pedestrians.
July 3, 2017

City Council releases meeting schedule for summer

Council taking its traditional summer break in July, followed by budget work sessions in August.
June 30, 2017

Keep kids safe from the dangers of hot cars

If you see a child alone in a vehicle, remove them as quickly as you can. Temperatures can reach 125 degrees in minutes
June 29, 2017

Fort Worth receives $3.4 million HUD grant to deal with lead hazards in homes

The funding will help eliminate dangerous lead paint and other health hazards in low-income housing units.
June 28, 2017

Mayor and City Council appoint new task force for race and culture

At the City Council Special Called Meeting this afternoon, City Council approved the formation of a Race & Culture Task Force.
June 27, 2017

Sales tax collections up 6.5 percent in April

Year-to-date collections are 7.6 percent above last year.
June 27, 2017

Celebrate Independence Day safely and legally, but leave fireworks to the pros

Possessing fireworks in the city limits carries a fine of up to $2,000.
June 27, 2017

Foundation awards top police officers

Brandi Kamper named Officer of the Year for her quick action and bravery when a fellow officer had been shot while chasing a fugitive.
June 26, 2017

Blue Zones Project participation exceeds 50,000

Businesses, restaurants, schools and other organizations support best practices designed to make the healthy choice the easy choice in Fort Worth.
June 26, 2017

Prevention is key in fight against tick-borne diseases

Predicting the number of Lyme disease or other tick-borne infections, and how an upcoming season will compare to previous years, is complicated, the CDC says. Prevention should be on everyone's mind, particularly during the summer and early fall.
June 23, 2017

Fort Worth Public Library Foundation promotes reading with baby shower gifts

The Fort Worth Public Library Foundation rolled out a new literacy initiative that provides all mothers who give birth at JPS Health Network a Fort Worth Library card and a copy of the book 'Read to Me.'
June 23, 2017

Tips to keep the heat from beating you down

As temperatures in Fort Worth approach triple digits, the numbers of heat-related emergency medical calls are expected to increase. Learn to recognize the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
June 21, 2017

Manya Shorr named to lead library system

She brings 20 years of experience in library management. Shorr will begin work in Fort Worth on Sept. 5.
June 21, 2017

Most residents satisfied with city services; public safety, streets merit attention

Fort Worth's community survey results show high ratings for the overall quality of life and the quality of city services.
June 20, 2017

Two public-private development projects earn prestigious awards

Two projects associated with Fort Worth's urban villages — the East Rosedale Renaissance and the Berry/University Development Plan and Form-Based Code — received prestigious CLIDE awards for projects that transform commercial areas into mixed-use urban villages.
June 19, 2017

Mayor's Message: Building a stronger community at home and abroad

Mayor Price provides an update on issues that have been type of mind for many residents, as well as provides information about her recent Canadian trip.
June 19, 2017

Homeless Coalition launches search for new director

The Tarrant County Homeless Coalition is starting a national search for its next executive director. The new leader must address the shortage of housing for low-income individuals and families.
June 16, 2017

Two month closure expected for parts of Northside Drive, Yucca Avenue

Beginning June 5, the area 400 feet west of I-35 on Northside Drive and 400 feet east of I-35 on Yucca Avenue will be closed while crews make infrastructure improvements to the interstate.
June 2, 2017

Safari Shuttle begins May 27

Starting Memorial Day weekend, the Fort Worth Transportation Authority's Safari Shuttle will operate between the Intermodal Transportation Center and the Fort Worth Zoo on Saturdays through Labor Day weekend.
May 24, 2017

Rockin’ the River has a whole new atti-tube

Saturdays at Panther Island Pavilion just got a lot cooler this summer, July 1-Aug. 5. With five bands and a fireworks show each week, it can be enjoyed from a tube or the shaded shore.
May 24, 2017

FWPD youth basketball league returning after 12 years

The league will launch at 6 p.m. June 3 with Mayor Betsy Price, Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald honoring Basketball Hall of Fame coach Robert Hughes. Weekly play will continue from Saturdays through July 29 at the Sycamore Community Center.
May 24, 2017

Pools set to open May 27

Everybody in the water! Two Fort Worth swimming pools and a spray ground will soon open for their summer seasons. Opening weekend is May 27-29. After that, the pools will be open June 3-Aug. 20, then weekends until Labor Day.
May 23, 2017

Take a musical journey during Fort Worth Library's jazz series

Grammy-nominated René Marie begins the summer-long series with her Sound of Red on May 18. All shows start at 6:30 p.m. Parking is free on the streets and in the Third Street garage after 6 p.m.
May 9, 2017

Featured School Green Team: Brewer Middle School

With roughly 60 students involved each quarter, Mrs. Child, Mr. Miller and Ms. Sunday have made Brewer Middle School's Eco Club a success during their first year.
May 5, 2017

Protect against vendor phishing

Vendors working with state and local governments around the country recently have been the targets of a new phishing attack.
May 3, 2017

Safe sale exchange zones available for resident use

The Fort Worth Police Department encourages buyers and sellers to meet in public locations, including selected police facilities. Try to schedule the exchange at one of these facilities during business hours.
April 14, 2017

City sales tax collections up by more than 10 percent in January

Year-to-date collections are 7.8 percent above last year.
March 24, 2017

Homelessness decreasing slightly in Fort Worth area

The number of families experiencing homelessness was up 4 percent, but the number of homeless veterans has decreased
March 24, 2017

Look for changes in the city's mowing program this year

Mowing season is underway in Fort Worth. The mowing season will extend into November, and service levels have been improved to include a 14-day mowing cycle.
March 23, 2017

Mayor's Message: Compassion is the best part of Fort Worth, its people

During the second annual Mayor's Week of Compassionate Service, individual families, businesses both small and large, non-profits, faith institutions, neighborhoods and schools across Tarrant County created, organized and initiated 105 different activities designed to show compassion across our city.
March 16, 2017

Ray White Road, Wyndrook Street intersection closed until September 2017

The intersection of Ray White Road and Wyndrook Street is closed until Sept. 1 to construct a new drainage structure, lower large transmission water lines and new improved intersection improvements.
Feb. 3, 2017

Featured School Green Team: Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences

At the Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences (TABS), students in the Green Stuff Club are ambitious when it comes to keeping Fort Worth beautiful.
Dec. 29, 2016

What you need to know about placing signs in the roadway

There is a way to get your message across without being a traffic hazard, causing problems in mowing right of ways or creating the kind of clutter that hurts a neighborhood.
Sept. 8, 2016

Featured School Green Team: Greenfield Elementary

Greenfield Elementary's Green Team students are setting the bar high when it comes to picking up litter at their school.
Aug. 8, 2016

Siren system provides warnings when you're outdoors

The Fort Worth outdoor warning system consists of 149 sirens strategically located throughout the city. The outdoor warning system may be activated for any kind of emergency, not just severe weather.
March 25, 2016