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Street maintenance coming to Lake Country and Jinkens Heights

Make plans to attend the meeting on April 5 to hear which streets have been selected, and find out about impacts to residents.
March 23, 2018

Public meetings provide opportunities to learn about upcoming bond election

The 2018 bond program will focus on infrastructure investments to keep pace with Fort Worth's growth.
March 23, 2018

Sewer improvements construction to start in Fairhaven, Central Meadowbrook neighborhoods

Make plans to attend the meeting on April 5 to hear the schedule and find out about impacts to residents.
March 22, 2018

Cowtown Brush Up improves property values, creates neighborhood pride

Volunteer for the program to promote neighborhood stability, create pride in ownership and stimulate a sense of community.
March 22, 2018

DFW Clean Cities recognizes Fort Worth as a leader in fuel efficiency

Area cities are embracing clean-vehicle technologies to help clear the air.
March 22, 2018

Additional $1 million grant awarded to Fort Worth community park development

The City of Fort Worth Park & Recreation Department has been awarded a second $1 million grant from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission to help construct Alliance Park in far north Fort Worth.
March 22, 2018

Three great companions to have during storm season

By receiving advance alerts, you’ll have more time to find shelter and prepare for an emergency.
March 21, 2018

Pitch in to keep Eagle Mountain Lake clean

Join your neighbors to collect litter on April 7, then meet up at Twin Points Park for an after-party.
March 21, 2018

Chamber launches Fortify plan to field new strategies in economic development

Plan calls for new staff roles, more aggressive marketing and increased member involvement.
March 21, 2018

Traffic on Montgomery Street to switch to new northbound roadway March 22

The 2018 bond program will focus on infrastructure investments to keep pace with Fort Worth's growth.
March 20, 2018

FitWorth, Vaqueros partner for inaugural FitWorth Cup

In this World Cup summer, the corporate challenge will be played at Vaqueros Field at Sycamore Park June 2-3.
March 20, 2018

Community centers host upcoming Easter events

Several community centers are throwing Easter celebrations across the city over the next several weeks.
March 20, 2018

The Crud Cruiser is coming to your neighborhood

Spring cleaning in progress? Here’s how to properly dispose of household hazardous waste.
March 20, 2018

North Hi Mount getting streetlights

A community meeting is planned for 6 p.m. April 2 at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Room 291, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd.
March 19, 2018

Resident input needed for new Eastside library

Residents will have an opportunity to share their ideas on space utilization and street views, so make plans to attend and tell your neighbors to come, too.
March 19, 2018

Cops4Kids plans barbecue cook-off

Proceeds from March 23-24 event will bolster local law enforcement's efforts to support children through scholarships, school supplies, and other social activities.
March 19, 2018

Building the foundation of North Main Street's new bridge

Learn about the process of constructing the foundation for the new bridge.
March 16, 2018

Emergency Management Office provides warnings for those who cannot hear sirens

Participants need a portable visual-capable device such as a smart phone or iPad to receive the alerts.
March 15, 2018

Learn the basics of public swimming pool and spa operation

Upcoming pool operator courses are required for people responsible for operating and managing class C, D and E public swimming pools and spas. After successfully completing the course, operators are issued a certificate valid for three years.
March 14, 2018

Find out about construction on nine streets in the Near Southside area

Existing water and sewer lines will be replaced and the streets rehabilitated on various streets. Make plans to attend the project meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. March 26 to learn more.
March 14, 2018

Annual Report covers latest achievements of Fort Worth’s city government

Learn about the latest milestones and achievements by your local government when you read the 2017 City of Fort Worth Annual Report. The report covers various topics with a limited number of printed reports available.
March 14, 2018

Community meeting scheduled for Overton Woods infrastructure improvements

The conversation continues about infrastructure improvements in the Overton Woods area. The meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. March 26.
March 13, 2018

Cultural District Alliance recognizes City of Fort Worth

Fort Worth's Cultural District Alliance presented the City of Fort Worth its Award of Excellence recently for diligent work that has helped the Cultural District develop and succeed.
March 13, 2018

Sales tax collections up in December

Year-to-date collections are 7 percent above last year.
March 12, 2018

Three library branches to close temporarily for improvements

The Fort Worth Library system will begin work on much-needed facility improvements at three branches, resulting in temporary closures or limited service. Patrons are encouraged to use any of the other library locations.
March 12, 2018

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, Walking and caffeinated Town Halls at 5:30 p.m. March 28. The ride will be the first of a series scheduled throughout 2018.
March 9, 2018

Relive art on the prairie at Log Cabin Village

Enjoy a fun afternoon learning new ways to think about old-time arts and crafts during the Up Close With A Village Artisan series on March 11, April 15 and May 6.
March 9, 2018

Walkers and cyclists: Take a survey to share your input on conditions and desired improvements

Various groups are coming together to create the first trails master plan and study the Trinity River and Trails network. Attend an upcoming public meeting March 20-27 to share your vision for walking and bicycling in Fort Worth.
March 9, 2018

Stay safe with natural gas

Atmos Energy urges: Use all your senses to recognize a gas leak. Be aware of what to do and how to prevent incidents involving natural gas pipelines.
March 8, 2018

Go green and breathe clean with Air North Texas

Even low levels of ozone can have negative health effects. Air pollution season officially begins in March in North Texas and runs through November.
March 8, 2018

State updates fish consumption advisory for Lake Worth, portions of Trinity River

Concentrations of the pollutants in certain fish exceed state health guidelines and pose a risk to people who consume them.
March 7, 2018

FWPD recognized for adopting best practices for law enforcement

The Fort Worth Police Department has been honored by the Texas Police Chiefs Association Foundation's recognition program. The statewide honor assures residents that the PD is operating in line with the most current law enforcement practices.
March 7, 2018

Bike lanes being added to streets near TCU

Upcoming projects will restripe streets around the TCU campus during Spring Break and make circulation improvements to Park Hill Drive/Forest Park Boulevard after Spring Break, weather permitting.
March 6, 2018

Learn about the future of transportation in Tarrant County

This new, integrated effort will assist cyclists, walkers and those who take public transportation in Fort Worth. Meetings are scheduled for March 20-27.
March 5, 2018

New name, record tourism, destination master plan announced by Visit Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Convention & Visitors Bureau announced new economic impact numbers for tourism and announced its new name, Visit Fort Worth. Visitor experiences, community collaboration and facility expansion are key priorities.
March 2, 2018

Funding partnership makes riding Molly the Trolley free again

Fort Worth residents and visitors will now be able to ride around downtown for free on Trinity Metro's Molly the Trolley. The popular trolley runs every 15 minutes from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Free service restarts March 1.
March 1, 2018

Fort Worth transit agency rolls out new look, new name

If you're used to thinking of local public transportation as 'The T,' think again. The T has a new name and a new look. The rebranding initiative comes as TEXRail is preparing to be rolled out toward the end of this year.
Feb. 28, 2018

Dickies Arena reaches construction milestones

Construction on Dickies Arena is about one-third of the way completed, and passersby can now start to get a sense of the magnitude of the $540 million project where Minority Business Enterprise outreach resulted in robust participation.
Feb. 27, 2018

Learn the basics of water conservation

Series of free monthly programs offer savings in water and money.
Feb. 26, 2018

Four firms named Small Business of the Year Award winners

Four successful Tarrant County enterprises received the 2018 Small Business of the Year Award from the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. The annual awards were announced at the State of the City address on Feb. 20
Feb. 26, 2018

City introduces new Business Diversity Management System on March 31

On March 31, the City of Fort Worth will roll out its B2GNow Business Diversity Management System, a web-based software system. The new system will allow the Office of Business Diversity to be more efficient in contract compliance auditing.
Feb. 26, 2018

City's mowing program now underway

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.
Feb. 21, 2018

City worker wins equipment Roadeo competition

Kevin Stone will move on to face national competition in August.
Feb. 21, 2018

Become a citizen forester

Registration is now open for citizen forester training. Become an expert volunteer and a steward of the urban forest. Training sessions begin March 21 and will be held once monthly for the rest of the year.
Feb. 20, 2018

Improvements coming to trails near Panther Island Pavilion

Beginning Feb. 24, the Tarrant Regional Water District will be making improvements to the grounds on the north shore of Panther Island Pavilion. Trail users are asked to use the trail reroute; signage will be in place.
Feb. 20, 2018

See something? Say something

Fort Worth residents can help local authorities mitigate the possibility of a local terrorist act by reporting suspicious actions or behavior to local law enforcement agencies. Help Fort Worth by reporting suspicious activities and actions you see.
Feb. 16, 2018

Severe weather season is approaching. Are you ready?

Sign up for Nixle alerts and receive emergency text messages directly to a cellphone or email. Your participation may be a critical advantage in an emergency situation.
Feb. 13, 2018

Street light replacements may be coming to your neighborhood

Crews are scheduled to install new residential lighting in some neighborhoods throughout the southeast area of the city through March 30. Fixtures will be replaced with new LED fixtures.
Feb. 12, 2018

University Drive westbound ramp to I-30 closed

TxDOT began work on the reconstruction of the University Drive westbound entrance ramp to Interstate 30. The ramp will be closed through this fall. During bridge demolition, the I-30 westbound exit to Montgomery Street will also be closed nightly.
Feb. 8, 2018

Eugene McCray, Handley Meadowbrook community centers close during expansion projects

Both centers will be closed through Oct. 31, as part of scheduled renovation projects. Programs and activities for both centers have been relocated to nearby Sycamore and MLK Jr. community centers.
Feb. 7, 2018

City's parking app gets a facelift

With a new look and increased functionality, local residents and visitors have a convenient, user-friendly option to pay for parking with FW Park, the mobile payment app used by the city. Make parking easy by downloading the FW Park app today.
Feb. 5, 2018

Volunteer and help keep Fort Worth safe

The Citizens on Patrol Program helps deter crime by patrolling in cars, bicycles and on foot. Several training sessions are planned for those would like to assist with deterring crime in Fort Worth.
Feb. 1, 2018

Ray White Road is open

Ray White Road is open and speed limits are posted as 20 mph through the work zone. The intersection at Wyndrook Road is expected to remain closed until March, and the entire project is expected to be completed in April.
Jan. 31, 2018

Funding targets Ash Crescent neighborhood for improvements

The City Council voted on Tuesday to provide $2.77 million in funding to the Ash Crescent neighborhood in southeast Fort Worth as the 2018 target area for neighborhood improvements.
Jan. 31, 2018

Race & Culture Task Force community update

In August, the City Council appointed a 23-member task force to advise on issues related to race and culture in Fort Worth. The task force engages Fort Worth residents in healthy conversations about race and culture, and makes recommendations to the City Council.
Jan. 16, 2018

New program aims to ease parking frustrations in certain neighborhoods

The city's new residential permit parking program addresses safety concerns about spillover parking in neighborhoods adjacent to nonresidential facilities.
Jan. 11, 2018

High water use bill adjustment requirements posted online

The Water Department is willing to work with customers to investigate one-month bills that significantly exceed normal usage. Read about the eligibility to submit an application for an undefined high water use bill adjustment.
Jan. 8, 2018

Become a lifeguard this summer

Interested individuals must undergo a tryout, before completing a certification course. Must be 16+ in age to get hired. Tryouts run Jan. 12-April 14, with five classes available to choose from.
Jan. 3, 2018

Water, sewer rates changed as of Jan. 1

Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, average Fort Worth residential customers will see a $3.31 monthly increase in their combined water and sewer bill. The changes affect the monthly charge as well as volume rates.
Dec. 27, 2017

City Council votes to update smoking ordinance

Beginning March 12, smoking will be prohibited in bars and bingo parlors. The new law also governs the use of e-cigarettes in prohibited locations.
Dec. 13, 2017

Trail Drive extension to get underway soon

An eastern extension of Trail Drive will link University Drive and West Lancaster Avenue, improving mobility in the Cultural District and West Seventh area. Project construction begins Feb. 26, 2018.
Nov. 27, 2017

Utility service assistance available to Fort Worth residents

Avoid gas and electric service disruptions by applying to Fort Worth's Community Action Partners program. Income eligibility is 150 percent of federal poverty income guidelines.
Nov. 21, 2017

Fort Worth amends business diversity enterprise ordinance to increase M/WBE participation

In an effort to increase M/WBE participation in the procurement process, the city has joined other organizations that allow access to their members.
Nov. 15, 2017

Permits no longer required for garage sales

A trial will be in place for one year and the results will then be evaluated. Regulations will still be enforced for residents wishing to hold a garage sale.
Oct. 19, 2017

Chisholm Trail Parkway's Roadside Safety Services are unsung heroes

The service dispatches team members 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Just call the number listed on your TollTag.
Aug. 4, 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

Storm cleanup: How to dispose of debris from recent storms

The city’s Solid Waste Division wants to remind residents how they can assist with clean-up activities by following guidelines and using the appropriate resources.
March 29, 2017

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

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