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Magnolia Micro-Park provides lasting fun in a temporary space

Groups' creative vision and hard work transform vacant lot into a community treasure.
May 29, 2016

Protect yourself and your family from mosquitoes

Inspectors are responding to standing water concerns, applying larvicide as needed.
May 29, 2016

CCPD accepting funding proposals for community crime prevention programs

The Crime Control & Prevention District (CCPD) is seeking non-profit community-based organizations that need funding for programs that further the district's goals.
May 29, 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

Celebrate Fort Worth’s colorful history in June

The Fort Worth Library is hosting a full schedule of events that range from jazz history to a bike tour to Living Legends.
May 28, 2016

Arena project open house gives local vendors chance to learn about projects

The open houses are scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. June 13 and from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 15. Both open houses are in the Cactus Room at Will Rogers Memorial Center, 3401 W. Lancaster Ave.
May 27, 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

Chisholm Trail Park to be dedicated June 4

The park will feature an in-ground concrete skate park, a playground, a walking trail, two pavilions, a pier platform near the pond, drinking fountains, and a lighted parking area.
May 24, 2016

City Council approves Chesapeake Energy settlement

On Tuesday evening, the Fort Worth City Council voted on settlement with the Chesapeake Energy Corporation over a lawsuit that claimed Chesapeake underpaid royalties for natural gas drilled on city land.
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

Officer Byron Wylie earns national honor for bravery

Officer Byron Wylie was named a Top Cop this month in a Washington, D.C., ceremony that honors officers nationwide for bravery in the face of danger.
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

Pilot project testing energy savings from LED street lights

The program, based in southeast Fort Worth, will upgrade about 6,000 freeway and arterial street lights to LED fixtures.
May 17, 2016

Report: DFW ranks 11th for high ozone days

The American Lung Association's 2016 State of the Air report found continued improvement in air quality, but more than half of people in the United States live in counties that have unhealthful levels of either ozone or particle pollution.
May 17, 2016

Water Department employee recognized for environmental sustainability

Sebastian 'Buster' Fichera received the Water Environment Association of Texas' Alan H. Plummer Environmental Sustainability Award. He oversees the Village Creek Water Reclamation Facility, a leader in innovation.
May 16, 2016

EPA awards DFW Airport for reducing greenhouse gas emissions

DFW is the first U.S. airport to receive the EPA Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management. The airport has doubled renewable energy use over the past two years.
May 16, 2016

Cowtown Cleanup cleared 54 tons of litter from Fort Worth

Groups worked to collect 740 bags of recyclables during April 2 effort.
May 16, 2016

Learn about proposed urban agriculture ordinance at May 16 public meeting

A proposed urban agriculture ordinance is designed to allow vacant lots in the city to be used for urban farms without rezoning. Farms would provide fresh produce to residents if measure gets City Council approval.
May 12, 2016

Rob Denkhaus named to lead Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge

Denkhaus joined the Nature Center staff in 1997 as a program naturalist, later becoming natural resources manager.
May 11, 2016

How does your neighborhood rank in transit access?

A nifty new tool reveals how well public transit shuttles people back and forth between where they live and work.
May 10, 2016

Fort Worth, partners seeking grant funds for East Lancaster improvements

The proposed reconstruction of East Lancaster Avenue, from East Loop 820 to Pine Street, is seen as a strong contender for federal grant funds that target economic growth.
May 10, 2016

I-35W project update

More direct connectors opening, switching from left-hand exits to right-hand exits.
May 10, 2016

Voters approve 11-member City Council

Increased pay for mayor, councilmembers denied. Three-year terms also fail.
May 9, 2016

Saddle up, Fort Worth. May is National Bike Month

National Bike Month includes an ever-expanding selection of events in communities nationwide.
May 9, 2016

NTTA launches 'Steer It and Clear It' campaign

Many drivers are unaware that Texas law requires them to remove their vehicle from the roadway if there are no serious injuries and the vehicle can be driven normally.
May 9, 2016

Bag your trash: Help reduce litter in our neighborhoods

These quick reminders will make a positive difference in our community's cleanliness.
May 6, 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

Council adopts Master Thoroughfare Plan update with an emphasis on complete streets

Complete Streets Policy ensures roads are designed for safe and comfortable access for all ages and abilities.
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

New homes in Diamond Hill-Jarvis replace blighted property

The new homes were developed in partnership with the City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County Housing Partnership and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist low- to moderate-income families.
May 5, 2016

Fort Worth firefighter receives national award for heroism

10-year veteran Shane Harmon of the Fort Worth Fire Department is being honored with the Liberty Mutual Firemark Award for Heroism. Harmon saved a motorist in a fiery crash despite not having the appropriate tools.
May 2, 2016

Resources for Parker County residents affected by storm damage

Apply online or via toll-free numbers.
April 29, 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

Featured Green Team: Applied Learning Academy

ALA received 35 six-gallon recycle bins in the 2015-2016 school year from Keep Fort Worth Beautiful to use in their recycling program, which is continuing strong.
April 22, 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

Meacham off-ramp from I-35W northbound closed

New Beach Street off-ramp is now open.
April 3, 2016

Help bring the B-58 Hustler back to Fort Worth

Public-private partnership aims to return one of few remaining bombers back to the city where it was built.
April 3, 2016

Expansion, upgrade planned for downtown design standards

Public hearings are scheduled by the Downtown Design Review Board on April 7, the Zoning Commission on May 11 and the City Council on June 7.
March 23, 2016

Featured Green Team: Parkway Elementary School

Parkway Elementary received 58 six-gallon recycle bins from Keep Fort Worth Beautiful to make recycling more visible in every classroom.
March 11, 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

Keep Texas Beautiful Awards recognize efforts to enhance, protect environment

Awards recognize individuals and groups who make efforts to enhance their community and protect the Texas environment. Deadline for applications is Feb. 16.
Jan. 20, 2016

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Canceled Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. May 31, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Canceled Council Meeting: 7 p.m. May 31, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Latino American Archives Exhibit: June 1, 2016,–Aug. 31, 2016; Fort Worth Central Library, 500 W. Third St.

Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone No. 12 East Berry Renaissance : 2 p.m. June 1, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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DFW International Airport Regular Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m. June 2, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Urban Design Commission Public Hearing: 11 a.m. June 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Shade Gardening Water-Saving Seminar: 6 p.m. June 2, 2016; Iris Room, Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Fort Worth Library Advisory Board: 6:30 p.m. June 2, 2016; Summerglen Branch Library , 4205 Basswood Blvd.
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Chisholm Trail Park Dedication: 10 a.m. June 4, 2016; Chisholm Trail Park, 4936 McPherson Blvd.

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