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Dive-In Movie returns with a splash to Forest Park Pool

Guests can spend an evening at the pool with family and friends after normal pool hours, lounging in the water after the sun sets while watching a feature film on a poolside big-screen.
July 22, 2016

Southwest Municipal Court celebrates five years

Join staff and dignitaries to help celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Southwest Municipal Court location at a celebration from 2-3:30 p.m. Aug. 4.
July 22, 2016

Office complex marks new type of growth at Alliance

Hillwood establishing new office district in far north Fort Worth.
July 22, 2016

Showcase Fort Worth in an original two-minute film, earn prizes

Five finalists will receive two all-access passes to the Lone Star Film Festival, Nov. 10-13, and have their entry screened during the festival.
July 21, 2016

Protected bike lanes are coming to Shiver Road, Trace Ridge Parkway

Fort Worth is increasing choices for people who want to get around by bicycle by building safer and more comfortable bike lanes called a protected bike lane.
July 21, 2016

Construction in full swing on city's north service center

City crews will soon be located closer to the residents they serve. The new north service center will house Transportation and Public Works field operations crews as well as Fleet Services staff.
July 21, 2016

Learn about police responses to community issues at July 26 forum

Policing issues are all over the headlines these days. Learn about issues affecting Fort Worth neighborhoods; Chief Joel Fitzgerald and his top command staff will meet with residents and address concerns.
July 20, 2016

Dirks Road phase two construction resumes

Work is progressing on the eastbound lanes of the Dirks Road-Altamesa Boulevard roadway. This portion of the project is expected to be completed in late September.
July 20, 2016

Police chief orders operational changes to protect all officers

In response to recent events across the nation, Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald has ordered officers to work in pairs and to ensure that adequate backup is in place before answering calls.
July 19, 2016

Businesses can join Litter-Free Lots program

The Reverse Litter initiative is asking businesses to keep litter out of waterways. Goodwill Industries is the first area company to pledge to pick up litter in parking lots daily.
July 19, 2016

Register now to stomp out litter on Sept. 17

Litter Stomp is focused on working with community groups to clean up Fort Worth neighborhoods. Gather friends, family members and neighbors to stomp out litter and trash in your neighborhood.
July 19, 2016

Most cities failing on sustainability

No U.S. cities rank in top 10 of most sustainable cities worldwide. The highest-ranking U.S. cities were Boston (No. 15), Chicago (19) and New York (20). Houston was the highest-ranking Texas city at No. 21.
July 18, 2016

Video encourages DFW to 'Turn it Off!'

Learn more about local idling success stories and how you can take action to help your community benefit from cleaner air.
July 18, 2016

Tag your water conservation selfie, win a prize

July is Smart Irrigation Month, take a selfie of you or your family conserving water, and tag it #FWwatersmart. A $75 gift certificate to Weston Gardens In Bloom will go to the best shot. The contest ends July 31.
July 15, 2016

Mayor Price, Chief Fitzgerald attend service for slain Dallas officers

Mayor Betsy Price joined mayors from cities across Texas to attend an interfaith service honoring the victims of the July 7 police shooting in downtown Dallas.
July 15, 2016

Vote for the next library card

Which entry would you like to see as the next Fort Worth Library card? Voting is open through July 31. Winning designs will be available to readers during Library Card Sign-up Month in September.
July 14, 2016

Neighborhood streets being rehabilitated to preserve pavement

Residents on various streets should prepare for construction in the next few weeks. To learn more about the resurfacing schedule, residents are invited to attend a community meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. July 21.
July 14, 2016

Victory Forest Community Center taking shape

Construction of the Victory Forest Community Center is underway. The community center is scheduled for completion late January 2017.
July 14, 2016

Timberland boulevard improvements moving traffic

Phase one capacity improvements to Timberland Boulevard are taking shape. Construction is slated to begin on both phase two and three in October 2017.
July 14, 2016

Progress North Texas 2016 transportation report available

The report provides a look at the work done by the North Central Texas Council of Governments Transportation Department and its partners last year to make the region safer.
July 13, 2016

Freight movement: It's more than just trucks

Freight North Texas is an ongoing planning program led by the North Central Texas Council of Governments to enhance the safety, mobility, efficiency and air quality associated with freight movements in the Dallas-Fort Worth region."
July 13, 2016

Fort Worth Bike Sharing racks up strong numbers during its third year

For 2016, Bike Sharing officials expect to log 60,000 trips if the current pace is maintained. The system averages 1,179 trips per week.
July 13, 2016

Mobile barriers make highway work safer for TxDOT crews

The mobile barrier is made of high-grade steel which allows crews to set up an operation for a short time, make the repair then move to another repair site.
July 11, 2016

TEX Rail construction gets a green light

The Federal Transit Administration awarded a letter of no prejudice to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority for TEX Rail, which means construction for the 27-mile commuter rail can break ground this summer.
July 11, 2016

Two Bike Sharing stations moved

The UNT Health Science Center and Art Museums stations have new locations.
July 11, 2016

Fort Worth snags another premier equestrian event

Fort Worth will host the Snaffle Bit Futurity, one of the largest and most prestigious events in the Western performance horse industry, at the historic Will Rogers Equestrian Center in a three-year deal. Expected economic impact is $4 million annually.
July 8, 2016

Mayor Price signs pledge supporting a culture of health in Fort Worth, across the United States

Supporting her belief that better health is good for business, Mayor Betsy Price signed the Health Means Business pledge and joined a new initiative by the U.S. Chamber Foundation to encourage collaboration to achieve healthier outcomes in our communities.
July 8, 2016

Ramp from Spur 280 to northbound I-35W closing for two months

Motorists who use this route should seek alternate routes out of downtown.
July 8, 2016

Segments of Precinct Line Road closed July 11-25

The Texas Department of Transportation's contractor will close Precinct Line Road July 11-18. A second closure will take place July 18-25.
July 8, 2016

Safety improvements to be constructed at State Highway 287 and Bonds Ranch Road

The City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County and TxDOT are partnering to install safety measures until a new roadway can be designed and constructed.
July 8, 2016

Sale features improved designs for rain barrels, compost bins

The heavy-duty, repurposed rain barrels come in four colors; the tumbling compost bin can have a positive impact on flower and vegetable gardens.
July 7, 2016

City Council recommends removal of historic designation from Stop Six: Sunrise Edition neighborhood

Public hearings and will be held to make recommendations on removing the historic district before it returns to the City Council for a final vote. Individual property owners may still self-designate, however.
July 7, 2016

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 6, 2016

Love public art? Get your camera out and celebrate it

Make a a short film and enter the second annual International Public Art Short Film Contest. The goal is to educate about the important role public art plays in daily urban life.
July 1, 2016

Improvements at Gateway Park coming into focus

An exciting component of the Central City portion of the Trinity River Vision is the revitalization of Gateway Park. Flood control and recreational enhancements are two important goals of the Trinity River Vision project.
July 1, 2016

Old Denton Road name changed to North Riverside Drive

City Council approved changing the name of Old Denton Road between Keller Hicks Road and Summerfields Drive to North Riverside Drive. Change will help avoid confusion for motorists in far north Fort Worth.
July 1, 2016

Three schools recognized for becoming Blue Zones Project Approved

Businesses, restaurants, schools and organizations support best practices designed to make the healthy choice the easy choice in Fort Worth.
July 1, 2016

Public comment on 2016-2017 Action Plan, Citizen Participation Plan accepted July 1-Aug. 1

Public hearings on the draft plans will be conducted at the Community Development Council meeting, scheduled for 6:15 p.m. July 13, and at the Aug. 2 City Council meeting at 7 p.m. Both meetings will be held at City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
June 29, 2016

SH 121 Southbound at Sylvania Avenue Closed through August 2016

SH 121 southbound at Sylvania Avenue will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. for bridge repairs, weather permitting.
June 28, 2016

Naval Air Station's contribution: $6.6 billion

State comptroller visits base as part of statewide effort to recognize value of military installations.
June 28, 2016

City Council releases meeting schedule for summer

Council taking its traditional summer break in July, followed by budget work sessions in August. All city services will remain available, and all meetings for boards, commissions and committees will be held as scheduled, unless otherwise noted.
June 23, 2016

Foundation awards top police officers

The Fort Worth Police Officers' Award Foundation recognized the best of Fort Worth's Finest at its annual awards banquet.
June 22, 2016

Kids can learn the basics of animal care at Camp Henry

Two free one week sessions are available for youth aged 13-15.
June 22, 2016

Solid Waste Management Plan is one of biggest green initiatives in city history

Plan to be presented to Council Aug. 2, followed by opportunities for residents' feedback.
June 21, 2016

Evacuation exercise prepares Fort Worth emergency staff for future hurricanes

Fort Worth Emergency Management staff recently participated in a statewide exercise to prepare for future hurricanes on the gulf coast. Watch the video the learn more about the exercise.
June 21, 2016

Know your watering days

While we're not in a drought this year, there still are restrictions on when outdoor watering can occur.
June 20, 2016

Trash Bash celebrates five tons of success

About 3,300 hardworking volunteers removed more than five tons of trash from Fort Worth rivers and trails during the May 21 Trinity River Trash Bash sponsored by the Tarrant Regional Water District.
June 20, 2016

Fort Worth continues partnership to fight mosquito viruses

Residents should take necessary precautions to protect their homes, families and neighbors against mosquito-borne viruses.
June 17, 2016

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 16, 2016

Passport services now available at Central Library

Passport applications will be accepted by appointment only, available from 2-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and noon-5 p.m. Saturdays.
June 3, 2016

Near East Side Neighborhood Association honored for efforts to help women

The Near East Side Neighborhood Association was named one of six finalists among 27 applicants competing for the national Neighborhoods USA Neighborhood of the Year Award.
June 3, 2016

Summertime is fun time at the Nature Center

Make this one of the best summers ever by getting your children involved in the Summer Natural History Adventures.
May 28, 2016

Mayor's Message: Mayor eyes property tax rate decrease

Tarrant Appraisal District (TAD) officials recently released assessed values with an average 14 percent increase resulting in an outcry from concerned citizens.
May 24, 2016

Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan on track for City Council presentation this summer

A City Council presentation for the draft plan is scheduled for Aug. 2.
May 20, 2016

Pools set to open May 28

Two Fort Worth swimming pools and a spray ground will soon open for their summer season. Opening weekend is May 28-30. After that, the pools will be open June 4-Sept. 5.
May 18, 2016

Tube the Trinity and enjoy free concerts at Rockin' the River

Rockin' the River, a summer tubing and music series, is back for the sixth year with some fresh acts and some favorites from previous years.
May 18, 2016

Mosquito season has arrived in Fort Worth

City crews will be testing mosquitos from traps at fire stations throughout the summer. Residents should take precautions to reduce the risk of exposure to mosquitoes.
May 6, 2016

Take a musical journey during Library's jazz series

Don't miss the Fort Worth Library's seventh season of 3rd Thursday Jazz. Free concerts cover early 20th-century roots of jazz, all the way to the sounds of today.
May 6, 2016

Working to ensure a rosy future for the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

May 2 meeting invites comments from residents, offers opportunity to meet with consultant representatives.
April 29, 2016

Crud Cruiser is heading to your neighborhood

Now through October, the Crud Cruiser will be in neighborhoods throughout Fort Worth collecting leftover paint, used oil and yard chemicals. You can also drop off these items at the Environmental Collection Center.
April 20, 2016

Devices in Cobb Park to monitor for exotic forest pests

Traps will be placed in the park in March, and a staff member from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service at DFW Airport will inspect them every two weeks. The traps will be removed in October.
Feb. 15, 2016

Seminars offer savings in water — and money

Learn the basics of water conservation during a series of free monthly programs running March 3 through November.
Feb. 15, 2016