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Honor fallen officers on May 2

The Fort Worth Police Department and the Fort Worth Police Officers Association invite residents to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice. This annual event scheduled is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 2.
April 26, 2018

Trinity Metro proposes service changes and improvements

The changes would go into effect Aug. 12. Patrons can attend a public hearing to share their input on May 3, or they can also submit comments in one of three ways by May 4.
April 26, 2018

Discover Japanese culture at Spring Festival

Mark your calendar for the Spring Festival in the Japanese Garden, April 28-29. Enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts, tea ceremonies and more.
April 26, 2018

Fort Worth Marshals welcome new City Marshal to their ranks

The City of Fort Worth has the largest marshal's office in the state, and it is unique among those in Texas for its scope of responsibilities. A new Fort Worth City Marshal, Philip J. Swift, joins their ranks on April 30.
April 25, 2018

All library branches to close May 3 for staff training

All Fort Worth Library branches will close for one day, May 3, for staff training and development. All branches will resume their regularly scheduled service times the following day.
April 25, 2018

Hammond Street drainage improvements moving forward

The city will meet with residents at 6 p.m. May 10, to discuss the plan for the Hammond Street drainage improvements.
April 25, 2018

Meet the candidates for Fort Worth’s new fire chief

Meet the finalists for the Fort Worth fire chief during an informal reception 5:30-7 p.m. April 30. Each candidate will give a short presentation, and a reception for community members will follow. All Fort Worth residents are invited.
April 25, 2018

Sidewalk construction scheduled for east Fort Worth

The city will host a project meeting to inform residents about sidewalk construction scheduled along Bridge Street, Woodhaven and Boca Raton boulevards on May 3.
April 24, 2018

Stock up on emergency supplies during tax-free weekend

You can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax-free during the 2018 emergency preparation supplies sales tax holiday. This year's holiday begins at 12:01 a.m. April 28 and ends at midnight April 30.
April 24, 2018

Join FitWorth for a progressive dinner on two wheels

Enjoy a lovely spring evening and experience some new Fort Worth flavors at FitWorth's Bikeable Bites from 5:30-8:30 p.m. May 1. This rolling restaurant crawl will hit four sites.
April 24, 2018

Sewer improvements construction scheduled for Weisenberger, Parkside and Stop Six/Sunrise neighborhoods

The city will update residents about the construction schedule for sewer improvements on several streets in the Weisenberger, Parkside and Stop Six/Sunrise neighborhoods at a meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 7.
April 23, 2018

April 28 Take Back Meds event provides safe disposal method

There's a smarter alternative to flushing or trashing your unused or expired medications. Drop off unused and expired medications for safe disposal on Take Back Meds Day.
April 23, 2018

Six tips for handling yard waste

Here are a few reminders about how to dispose of yard trimmings and brush. There are several options for dealing with all the branches and limbs after your spring yard cleanup.
April 20, 2018

Help keep our hometown secure

Do your part to keep Fort Worth safe by reporting suspicious activities. First responders are counting on residents to help them gain an advantage in the fight against terrorism.
April 20, 2018

Sales tax collections up slightly in February

Fort Worth’s net sales tax collections in February totaled $10,905,366, up from February 2017 by $69,825, or 0.6 percent.
April 19, 2018

North Main Street Bridge update

Driving up North Main Street from downtown, regular progress can be seen on the new signature V-pier bridges that are part of the Panther Island project. The first of the three signature bridges is taking shape.
April 19, 2018

Favorable ratings affirmed for Fort Worth drainage bonds

Fitch Ratings has assigned favorable ratings to City of Fort Worth bonds used for its stormwater utility. The city's approximately $114.9 million drainage utility system revenue bonds were rated AA+ by Fitch this month.
April 19, 2018

Fort Worth Zoo nominated to two Top 10 spots

Nominations are in two categories for USA Today's list of 10 Best: Best Zoo and Best Zoo Exhibit. To help secure the zoo's positions in the final Top 10, residents can vote for each category until April 30.
April 18, 2018

Global entrepreneurship survey predicts small-business growth in Fort Worth

Ninety percent of Entrepreneurs' Organization Fort Worth respondents reported a willingness to start a business in the current economic climate, and about 58 percent of them believe the U.S. economy will improve during the next six months.
April 18, 2018

Participate in a pilot program to save Fort Worth water

Help Fort Worth become more water efficient by participating in a pilot research study, called Fort Worth Friendly Landscapes, to test weather-based irrigation controller technology for residences.
April 18, 2018

Bat and skunk test positive for rabies in north Fort Worth

The Texas Department of State Health Services informed the City of Fort Worth that a wild skunk and a bat, both located in residential areas in far north Fort Worth in ZIP codes 76244 and 76131, tested positive for the rabies virus.
April 17, 2018

Get involved with One Fort Worth at upcoming leadership engagement classes

Take part in upcoming Community Leadership events to learn more about race and culture in Fort Worth. Full-day and half-day sessions will be offered May 19-June 28.
April 17, 2018

Free nature event scheduled at Chisholm Trail Community Park

Spend a spring afternoon learning about wild plant and animal species in a city park that preserves a portion of the historic Fort Worth Prairie. Participate in a Bioblitz and record the wildlife you see in the park, 2-5 p.m. April 29.
April 17, 2018

Sewer main construction scheduled for Oakhurst and Riverside area

Construction is slated to begin on new sewer mains in the Oakhurst and Riverside neighborhoods. The city will update residents about the construction schedule at a meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 2.
April 16, 2018

Sewer improvements construction to start on some streets in Northside area

The city will update residents about the construction schedule for sewer improvements on several streets in the Northside and Diamond Hill-Jarvis area at a meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. April 30.
April 16, 2018

Is your family prepared to weather the first three days of a disaster?

Residents should be ready for strong thunderstorms, tornados, flash floods, wind damage and hail. Build a 72-hour emergency kit, create a communications plan and devise an evacuation plan.
April 13, 2018

Construction scheduled for Kimbo Road

Construction activities will begin on Kimbo Road from North Sylvania Avenue to Mesquite Road in the coming weeks, and residents can find out more about how the work will impact them at a meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. April 23.
April 12, 2018

Immerse your children in nature at Fort Worth Nature Center's summer camp

Nature Center camps are available for students entering kindergarten through sixth grade. Different camps run June 8-July 27.
April 12, 2018

Historic Bunche Park set to receive series of capital improvements

Ralph J. Bunche Park in Council District 5 will be receiving a series of capital improvements over the next several months. Trails, picnic tables, fitness equipment and a playground will be coming to this park near Carver Heights.
April 11, 2018

Help local youth develop into Rising Stars

Young people ages 13-18 can learn about a variety of professional fields and how they can pursue them. The deadline to enroll is May 25.
April 9, 2018

Library series focuses on family law for the aging

Upcoming presentations will help residents understand family law as it pertains to the aging and elderly. Free presentations on May 7 explain elders' rights and the legal process.
April 9, 2018

Fort Worth making progress toward becoming a Certified Blue Zones Community

Businesses, restaurants, schools and organizations support best practices designed to make the healthy choice the easy choice in Fort Worth.
April 9, 2018

Proposed rehabilitation project would relight Pioneer Tower from within

Another aspect of the project would turn the Will Rogers Memorial Center tower into a surface for video projection for special events.
April 6, 2018

Claim your free mosquito dunks

The Code Compliance Department is providing free mosquito dunks to Fort Worth residents to help control mosquito populations around the home and to fight mosquito-borne viruses. Place the dunks anywhere standing water can collect.
April 6, 2018

Review proposed animal ordinance revisions online

Proposed amendments to Fort Worth's animal ordinance are now available on the city website. The amendments incorporate resident and stakeholder input gathered earlier this year.
April 6, 2018

New lanes on I-35W open months ahead of schedule

NTE Mobility Partners announced the early opening of a major section of the highway corridor extending from Northside Drive to the IH 820/I-35W interchange. The TEXpress lanes are part of the $1.4 billion North Tarrant Express project.
April 5, 2018

Nîmes, France, to be Fort Worth's ninth sister city

The City Council voted unanimously to accept the French invitation.
April 5, 2018

LegacyTexas Bank awards $16,500 to STEAM programs at Fort Worth Library

The grant will support expanded access to 3D printers, robotics and other equipment across Fort Worth through the Mobile Cat concept.
April 5, 2018

Certain parts of Trinity Trail detoured through May 9

Cyclists, runners, walkers and park visitors are encouraged to use the loop trail that connects the north and south ends of the closure.
April 4, 2018

Magnolia Avenue designated a Great Place in Texas

Magnolia Avenue was named a Great Street by the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association. The once-neglected street is now a vibrant catalyst for reinvestment and redevelopment.
April 4, 2018

Will Rogers Memorial Center gets a new logo

Will Rogers Memorial Center has a new logo that features its most notable structure: Pioneer Tower. Pioneer Tower, a centerpiece of the center, gets star billing in the new look.
April 3, 2018

Street maintenance coming to Tanglewood neighborhood

Residents in the Tanglewood neighborhood will soon see paving activities. Crews will be performing maintenance on various streets. Construction is scheduled to begin mid-April.
April 2, 2018

CCPD seeking nonprofit proposals for reducing crime, violence

Fort Worth is seeking community-based organizations interested in applying for the Community-Based Funding Program. Organizations that meet program goals may be eligible for funding in 2019. The deadline to submit proposals is May 24.
April 2, 2018

Siren system provides warnings when you're outdoors

NOAA weather radio and free Nixle text and email messages are additional ways to stay informed during spring storm season.
March 30, 2018

New chat option optimizes Municipal Court customer service

The Fort Worth Municipal Court is piloting AliveChat, beginning March 30, 2018. This new feature will enhance the web experience for residents.
March 30, 2018

Homelessness increasing slightly in Fort Worth area, count shows

2,015 people are experiencing homelessness, an increase of 91 people, or 5 percent, from 2017. More than half of the homeless people counted in January were male, and 14 percent were children.
March 30, 2018

Celebrate at the Mayor's International Dinner on May 24

The Mayor's Sister Cities International Dinner provides funds to promote Fort Worth globally and enrich the community through international education, exchange and commerce.
March 30, 2018

Fort Worth Botanic Garden, BRIT work together to identify invasive plants

Invasive plants are quite the topic of conversation and concern among botanists and horticulturists across the country. A new tool allows for highly accurate predictions as to whether certain plants will become invasive once in the landscape.
March 30, 2018

Tarrant County College to provide Trinity Metro bus rides for students

Starting May 15, TCC students will be able to use their ID cards to access any of the bus routes in Trinity Metro's system.
March 29, 2018

Is that pesky 'check-engine' light on?

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is partnering with local automotive repair shops by sponsoring car care clinics throughout April to help North Texas drivers whose vehicles have the check-engine light illuminated.
March 29, 2018

If something doesn’t look quite right, follow your instincts and report it

Recent events reinforce the need for residents to be vigilant of their surroundings. Trust your instincts: if something doesn’t seem right, it probably isn't.
March 27, 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

Stay a step ahead of storms by receiving advance alerts that provide time to find shelter and prepare. The Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management recommends all residents have access to three emergency alert systems.
March 21, 2018

Chamber launches Fortify plan to field new strategies in economic development

The Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce has launched a strategic plan to meet major challenges related to growth, competition and global business. The plan calls for new staff, more aggressive marketing and increased member involvement.
March 21, 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

The Crud Cruiser is coming to your neighborhood

Spring cleaning in progress? Bring household hazardous waste for convenient, safe disposal this spring when the Crud Cruiser rolls into your neighborhood, April 7-May 19.
March 20, 2018

Emergency Management Office provides warnings for those who cannot hear sirens

AHAS is designed for Fort Worth residents who are deaf, hard of hearing, blind or deaf/blind. 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

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

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

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

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

Learn the basics of water conservation

Series of free monthly programs offer savings in water and money.
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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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