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Segment of Main Street to be closed, water service shut off March 1 for leak repair

Main Street from 4th Street to 5th Street will close to all traffic at 10 p.m., Wednesday, March 1, so crews can fix a water main leak under the roadway.
Feb. 25, 2017

Look for increased street sweeping as part of a renewed effort to control litter in Fort Worth

Fort Worth is returning to a routine schedule for street sweeping after handling the task on an as-needed basis for the past several years. A plan for sweeping routes represents a 15 percent increase in mileage over previous programs conducted by the city.
Feb. 24, 2017

Kim Arnold named assistant director in Transportation & Public Works

Kim Arnold, a respected professional with a 17-year track record of leading capital project and program delivery in both the public and private sector, brings vast experience in project delivery in the public and private sector.
Feb. 24, 2017

The Crud Cruiser is coming to your neighborhood

Just in time for spring cleaning, this is an opportunity to safely dispose of household hazardous waste. There are various dates all over the city available April 8-May 20.
Feb. 24, 2017

Sandy Lane Park improvements to be dedicated March 4

Revitalization and beautification of Sandy Lane Park in east Fort Worth is finished. Improvements to the park now give residents a place to enjoy the outdoors. A dedication ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., March 4.
Feb. 23, 2017

Sales tax collections down slightly in December

Year-to-date collections are 6.9 percent above last year.
Feb. 22, 2017

Street Operations personnel awarded for outstanding work

Employees in the city's Transportation & Public Works Department were honored with awards this month from the American Public Works Association. The national organization recognized the White Settlement Road project and field excellence.
Feb. 22, 2017

Northside Drive/Yucca Avenue on-ramp to northbound I-35W closed for six months

The on-ramp to northbound I-35W at Northside Drive/Yucca Avenue is now closed for approximately six months. A temporary ramp is available during peak hours, but this is for local traffic and not for through traffic.
Feb. 22, 2017

Victory Forest project stopped after subcontractors claim payments are due from prime contractor

Construction on the new Victory Forest Community Center is 80 percent complete, but work has been halted. Once work resumes, approximately three months will be needed to complete the community center.
Feb. 21, 2017

Freeway lighting along East Loop 820 planned this year

Freeway lighting improvements along parts of Loop 820 will take place in three phases. Improvements will include new electrical wiring, LED lighting fixtures and new poles when necessary.
Feb. 21, 2017

City breaking ground on police patrol division in north Fort Worth

Construction of the Police Department's sixth patrol division facility is scheduled to get underway in the next few weeks. A ground breaking ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m., Monday, Feb. 27.
Feb. 20, 2017

What's the difference between a park and a botanic garden?

The best way to answer that question is to visit a city park, then head to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden with its 23 specialty gardens.
Feb. 20, 2017

FWFD hockey team to play benefit game

The Fort Worth Fire hockey team will take on Arlington Fire in a game to benefit the Sisterhood of Arlington Fire Department. The game will be at 3:30 p.m. March 4 at Brahmas Arena in North Richland Hills.
Feb. 16, 2017

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 2016 City of Fort Worth Annual Report released this week. The new publication shows how city is 'working smarter' for residents.
Feb. 16, 2017

Arlington Heights water and wastewater line construction wrapping up

If you live in the Arlington Heights area, you'll be glad to know that the five-street water and wastewater replacement project is almost complete.
Feb. 15, 2017

Help improve bicycle infrastructure near TCU, Westcliff

Take the bicycle infrastructure survey to help city leaders identify the best uses for 2014 bond funds.
Feb. 13, 2017

Design and construction of Bonds Ranch Road safety improvements underway

TxDOT, Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth are partnering to construct safety measures on Bonds Ranch Road at the State Highway 287 intersections.
Feb. 13, 2017

Construction on wastewater mains to begin in the Carter Riverside area

The city's Water Department is hosting a community meeting at 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 15 to discuss the construction schedule and impacts to residents during replacement of wastewater lines in the Carter Riverside area.
Feb. 10, 2017

AllianceTexas continues to be an economic boon for far north Fort Worth

AllianceTexas is estimated to have a $4.66 billion economic impact for 2016, Mike Berry, president of Hillwood Properties, told the City Council. Investments, jobs value exceed $64 billion since the development's inception.
Feb. 10, 2017

Rosemont-area water and wastewater improvements construction almost finished

Water and wastewater improvements in the Rosemont area will come to a close the first week in March. After the utility work is completed, a temporary asphalt repair will be done until the street can be scheduled for rehabilitation or reconstruction.
Feb. 9, 2017

Help locate all the AEDs near you

The communitywide scavenger hunt's goal is to identify all the lifesaving devices in the area during National Heart Month. Prizes range from $50-$500.
Feb. 9, 2017

Stacey Church named assistant public events director

She will succeed Betty Tanner, who will retire in March after 31 years with the public venues in Fort Worth with both Tarrant County and the City of Fort Worth.
Feb. 8, 2017

Wastewater line construction closes a segment of the northbound lanes on Granbury Road

Northbound lanes in the 6700 block of Granbury Road between Dan Danciger and Dutch Branch roads are closed while crews install a wastewater line under the roadway.
Feb. 8, 2017

Sales tax collections up 14 percent in November

Year-to-date collections are up 9 percent over the budgeted amount.
Feb. 4, 2017

Construction around City Hall to change traffic flow and direction of parking

The direction of traffic and parking around City Hall will change to allow for better traffic flow around the building. Work is scheduled to run Feb. 10 - March 4.
Feb. 3, 2017

Texas chosen as testing ground for automated vehicles

The U.S. Department of Transportation has named Texas a national Automated Vehicle Proving Ground for the testing of connected and automated vehicle technologies. Locally, tests will be conducted at the University of Texas-Arlington campus, Arlington streets and along the I-30 corridor and managed lanes.
Feb. 3, 2017

Volunteer with VITA to help provide free income tax assistance for families in Tarrant County

The City of Fort Worth is partnering with the United Way of Tarrant County to offer free income tax assistance for local families through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. No prior qualification is required to be a VITA tax preparer, and continuing education credits are available.
Feb. 3, 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

Golden Triangle is name for new library in far north

The City Council approved a resolution to name the latest addition to the city's library system the Golden Triangle Branch Library. The state-of-the-art facility is scheduled to open in summer 2018.
Feb. 2, 2017

Morningside water and wastewater project to wrap up soon

Construction equipment in a 14-plus-block area that is mostly east of I-35W should be cleared out in the spring when the City of Fort Worth Water Department completes the Morningside Area Water and Wastewater Improvement project.
Feb. 2, 2017

City receives national award for its part in creating Southeast Community Health Center

The Southeast Community Health Center received a 2017 Audrey Nelson Community Development Achievement Award from the National Community Development Association. The facility provides care to anyone regardless of their ability to pay.
Feb. 1, 2017

Councilmember Jungus Jordan receives 2017 Tarleton Legacy Award

District 6 representative championed commercial and residential development along Chisholm Trail Parkway and helped secure funding for Tarleton’s Fort Worth campus.
Feb. 1, 2017

Police patrol division in north Fort Worth taking shape

City leaders approved the addition of a sixth patrol division facility near Alliance Town Center. Plans call for the new patrol division to be operational in fiscal year 2018. A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for later this month.
Feb. 1, 2017

PD's non-emergency phone number changes

The Fort Worth Police Department's non-emergency phone number has changed. Make note of the new number: 817-392-4222.
Jan. 31, 2017

Public Notice: Proposals accepted for CDBG, ESG and HOPWA grant funding

Proposals will be accepted through March 15, 2017.
Jan. 31, 2017

Party in Fort Worth supports activities that enhance our city

FortWorthopoly is theme of March 4 fest honoring our dynamic local businesses.
Jan. 27, 2017

Municipal Court remote payment location moves

The Municipal Court remote payment center will be relocating to Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale St.
Jan. 27, 2017

Fort Worth Bike Sharing racks up strong numbers in 2016

The system's 345 bikes were taken on 55,841 trips through the year.
Jan. 25, 2017

Harder named assistant Water Department director

After joining the city in 1999, Chris Harder served in various roles, with his most recent being a 10-month run as the acting assistant director in his current position.
Jan. 23, 2017

Get a jump on summer with early bird registration for Camp Fort Worth

Camp Fort Worth is a summer camp hosted by all 20 Fort Worth community centers for kids between the ages of 5 and 13. The camp lasts from June 12-Aug. 11. Save $45 per camper when you sign up by March 3.
Jan. 23, 2017

New water line to serve residents in Wall Price Keller Road area

That annexation includes transferring water and wastewater service from the city of Keller to Fort Worth. The project, slated to be complete by May 2018, also includes replacing existing valves and fire hydrants.
Jan. 18, 2017

Walk-in permitting on Tuesday evenings is being discontinued

The Planning and Development Department will no longer offer Tuesday evening building permitting services. The department did not experience much need for the service over the last year.
Jan. 12, 2017

Step up to the Community Challenge and get fit in 2017

The It's Time Texas Community Challenge is an easy and fun way for entire Texas communities to demonstrate their commitment to healthy living. Register online, then help Fort Worth earn points to improve on last year's fourth-place finish.
Jan. 4, 2017

Two local professional wildcard tennis tournaments coming to DFW

McLeland, McKinney facility to showcase top players, with the winners moving on to the Irving Classic. Entry deadline for the McLeland ATP Wild Card event is Jan. 30. Deadline for the McKinney event is Feb. 27.
Dec. 30, 2016

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

Tour Rockwood Golf Course before it opens

Be among the first to see the newly-renovated Rockwood Golf Course during a series of walking tours open to the public. Tours will be offered, weather permitting, at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon during dates in December, January and February.
Dec. 8, 2016

Prepare pipes for freezing temperatures

With winter weather now a reality, residents and businesses should take steps to keep water pipes from freezing and possibly bursting. Taking a few simple precautions now can prevent headaches later.
Dec. 7, 2016

MedStar urges safety during cooler weather to avoid carbon monoxide poisoning

As temperatures drop, it's not uncommon for residents to crank up the heat or use supplemental heating systems in their homes. Follow these tips to help keep the holiday season safe.
Dec. 1, 2016

Leftover medications around the house? You have two options for proper disposal

Fort Worth is conducting a pilot program that allows residents to safely and conveniently dispose of unused, unwanted and expired drugs. The program provides free envelopes for sending drugs to be safely destroyed.
Sept. 19, 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