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PD Mounted Patrol now has a covered arena

The Fort Worth Police Mounted Patrol opened its all-weather training facility that will allow the unit and others to participate in all types of training in all kinds of weather.
May 21, 2019

Take an inside look at MedStar operations

Join MedStar for an interactive, behind-the-scenes look at emergency medical services and mobile integrated health care by participating in the MedStar Citizen’s Academy. Classes will be held 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays July 9-Aug. 13.
May 21, 2019

Log Cabin Village closing for maintenance

Log Cabin Village will be closed for routine maintenance through May 27. The popular attraction reopens May 28.
May 21, 2019

DFW Airport, American Airlines announce plans for sixth terminal

DFW International Airport and American Airlines announced plans to develop a sixth terminal, providing a long-term commitment from the airline and opportunities for businesses and customers in the fastest growing region in the U.S.
May 21, 2019

Trailblazers wanted — Registration now open for Fort Worth Business Plan Competition

Small-business owners will compete for the chance to win $50,000 worth of cash prizes and professional services. Applications are due June 17.
May 21, 2019

Sales tax collections up 5 percent in March

Sales tax revenue is the second largest revenue source for the city.
May 20, 2019

Fort Worth City Manager David Cooke makes leadership changes in Police Department

Executive Assistant Chief Edwin Kraus has been designated interim Chief of Police.
May 20, 2019

Timberland Boulevard construction scheduled

Make plans to attend the Timberland Boulevard project meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 3, to learn about the construction schedule and impacts to residents.
May 20, 2019

2020 KnoWhat2Do calendar winners announced

Young artists from local elementary schools contributed work depicting hazards and emergency preparedness measures.
May 20, 2019

Construction to start on wastewater lines in Fossil Creek area

Construction begins next month on wastewater mains that run through The Golf Club Fossil Creek. Make plans to attend the project meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 3.
May 20, 2019

Firemen's run honors memory of two firefighters killed in Lake Worth church fire

Run alongside Fort Worth's Bravest in the 21st annual Firemen's 5K and 10K on May 25. The 21st annual event benefits two organizations the provide grief counseling and a scholarship fund.
May 20, 2019

Traffic signal retiming program ensures smooth operation

Each year about 300 traffic signals will be evaluated and retimed.
May 17, 2019

Lakeside Drive near Benbrook Lake now open

Lakeside Drive has reopened as of 5 p.m. Sunday after having been closed at 7 p.m. Friday. The City of Fort Worth will continue to monitor lake levels and will close the section again if recommended.
May 17, 2019

Two Fort Worth officers named Top Cops nationwide

Fort Worth Police Officers Matthew Putnam and David Jwanowski received the Top Cops Award at the 26th annual National Association of Police Organizations award dinner in Washington, D.C.
May 17, 2019

Give your feedback to help improve transit

Three public meetings held May 22-23 are scheduled to introduce the Transit Moves Fort Worth plan. This comprehensive long-range plan for improving the city’s transit system includes four main elements.
May 17, 2019

Fort Worth has one of the top vehicle fleets

Government Fleet magazine named the City of Fort Worth’s vehicle fleet as one of the Leading Fleets for 2019. The awards program recognizes operations that are performing at a high level.
May 17, 2019

Swim Safe program aims to stop drownings

To help educate Fort Worth residents on water safety, the Fort Worth Drowning Prevention Coalition is sponsoring upcoming Safe Swim programs. A nominal $10 entrance fee makes these invaluable classes accessible to all.
May 17, 2019

Sundance Square Plaza listed among 10 great public squares

The Congress for the New Urbanism named Sundance Square Plaza in their top 10 list of the best public spaces at the heart of cities in America. The 2013 addition is cited as an example of renewed urban walkability.
May 16, 2019

Stanley Black & Decker to open Craftsman plant at AllianceTexas

Stanley Black & Decker will expand its U.S. manufacturing footprint with a new Craftsman manufacturing plant at AllianceTexas in Fort Worth. The new 425,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed in late 2020.
May 16, 2019

Movies That Matter to screen Breaking the Silence

Movies That Matter, a film series program of the City of Fort Worth’s Human Relations Commission, will present Breaking the Silence at 7 p.m. June 6. The film presents stories from Oregon's LGBTQ military members.
May 16, 2019

Take care of outstanding warrants at May 23 event

The Fort Worth Municipal Court will conduct a Safe Harbor initiative, meaning residents may visit without fear of arrest for outstanding warrants issued by the court. Court in the Community will be conducted 9 a.m.-noon May 23.
May 16, 2019

PD's North, Northwest Divisions plan community safety fairs

The Fort Worth Police Department plans two community safety fairs in Northwest Divisionon on May 18 and North Division, May 25. Activities include safety exhibits, a children’s area with games, McGruff the Crime Dog and more.
May 16, 2019

Seniors offer insight, experience to benefit Fort Worth

May is Older Americans Month. Communities that encourage the contributions of older adults are stronger. Learn how seniors at two local community centers are contributing to Fort Worth and find a Fort Worth community center near you.
May 15, 2019

Help Fort Worth Libraries display a little flower power this summer

Fort Worth residents are invited to enter a design competition to create landscaping plans for the city’s public libraries. The design competition will run from May 13-June 15, and winning designs will be announced July 1.
May 15, 2019

City manager recommends police monitor, community panel to provide independent oversight

The recommendation stems from the work of the Task Force on Race and Culture. In 2017, the City Council appointed a 23-member task force to examine issues related to race and culture in Fort Worth.
May 14, 2019

Street maintenance coming to South Hills neighborhood

Residents in the South Hills neighborhood will soon see paving activities. Some street closures are expected during this activity. Make plans to attend the project meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., Thursday, May 30.
May 14, 2019

Doo the Right Thing calendar contest seeks submissions

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is accepting submissions for the annual Doo the Right Thing calendar contest. Submit a photo of your dog(s) before June 30. An online vote will be held.
May 14, 2019

Carroll Street intersection improvements discussion continues

The city will meet with residents at 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, to continue discussion of intersection improvements along Carroll Street.
May 14, 2019

May is pothole month, and reporting them is easy

May is Pothole Month in the City of Fort Worth, so instead of swerving when you see them and driving on by, report those potholes. The Pothole Crew is standing by to repair Fort Worth streets.
May 13, 2019

Advanced metering system launching soon in far north Fort Worth neighborhoods

The city is launching an advanced metering system called MyH2O. Advanced metering infrastructure, or AMI, improves customer services and water utility operations through new technologies.
May 13, 2019

Central business district streets to be rehabilitated over next four years

Streets in the downtown area are getting a facelift. Over the next four years, crews will rehabilitate transportation infrastructure.
May 13, 2019

Economic Development Department wins two minority business inclusion awards

The team picked up two recognitions from the Dallas/Fort Worth Minority Supplier Development Council at the recent Buy Those That Buy Us Recognition Breakfast.
May 10, 2019

Businesses encouraged to seek certification as Age- and Dementia-Friendly

The City of Fort Worth launched the Certified Dementia-Friendly Business program in 2019. By undergoing a review of their business and committing to improvements businesses can earn the designation.
May 10, 2019

Cowtown Cleanup collected 143,000 pounds of trash

More than 5,200 volunteers worked in parks and along waterways on March 30. The annual event is the city's largest annual litter cleanup and beautification event. Check out their impressive results!
May 10, 2019

Enter to win a smart controller for your irrigation system

Enter to win a free Watersense-certified smart controller during May, which is Sprinkler Spruce-Up Month. The pickup date for the smart controller is June 1 in Fort Worth.
May 9, 2019

TxDOT proposes moving I-20 westbound entrance ramp at Campus Drive

The Texas Department of Transportation is seeking input on a proposal to replace the existing westbound entrance ramp west of Campus Drive along I-20 and relocate to the west. A public meeting is scheduled for 6-8 p.m. May 28.
May 9, 2019

New ordinance, regulations and standards for new development go into effect June 1

Population growth brings new development, and that means construction of public infrastructure. City Council approved revisions at their meeting May 7, to ensure new development adequately meets city standards.
May 9, 2019

Construction to start on wastewater lines in Trinity Park and along University Drive

Large-diameter wastewater mains in Trinity Park and along University Drive to Interstate 30 are scheduled for rehabilitation construction. Make plans to attend the project meeting scheduled for 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 22.
May 8, 2019

Community centers help seniors connect

May is Older Americans Month. Communities that encourage the contributions of older adults are stronger. Every May, the Administration for Community Living leads the national observance of Older Americans Month.
May 8, 2019

Lake Worth closed to boat traffic

Lake Worth is currently closed. Residents and lake visitors should maintain caution while on boat docks.
May 8, 2019

Arson causes an estimated $1 million in fire loss annually in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Fire Department is targeting arson at vacant and abandoned buildings this year in an effort to reduce property loss, deaths and firefighter injury.
May 8, 2019

Street maintenance scheduled for parts of WJ Boaz and Bowman-Roberts

The city is hosting a community meeting to inform residents about street maintenance on segments of WJ Boaz and Bowman-Roberts roads. The meeting will take place at 6 p.m., Wednesday, May 22.
May 7, 2019

Oldest operating fire station in Fort Worth turns 96

Fort Worth Fire Station 18 celebrates its 96th birthday this year. The station is at the corner of Carlton Avenue and Camp Bowie Boulevard.
May 7, 2019

Fort Worth celebrates opening of HUD EnVision Center

The City of Fort Worth and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) have officially opened the doors to Texas’ only HUD EnVision Center at Martin Luther King Community Center.
May 7, 2019

Zeno named new City of Fort Worth CFO

Reginald (Reggie) Zeno has been named director of the Financial Management Services Department and CFO of the City of Fort Worth. He has extensive finance experience at a number of public entities.
May 6, 2019

Mosquito season starts now, and prevention is key

Even a few infected mosquitoes can lead to disease outbreaks.
May 6, 2019

May 4 election results

Mayor Betsy Price was elected to a fifth term on Saturday.
May 6, 2019

Fort Worth’s well-being rank jumps among U.S. metro areas

Well-being continues to climb in Fort Worth, with new research placing the city in the top 20 percent of the country’s metropolitan areas. Fort Worth’s 2019 equivalent rank ties for 31st out of 156 nationwide.
May 3, 2019

New Fort Worth connection possible with South America

A delegation of 17 Fort Worth citizen-diplomats will visit Argentina and Uruguay May 3-12 on an eight-day exploratory mission to learn more about the two countries and to promote Fort Worth.
May 3, 2019

Preservation group names most endangered places

A 1918 service station, downtown’s funky “spaceship” arena and historic bungalow houses in the Near Southside are included in the 2019 list of Historic Fort Worth’s Most Endangered Places.
May 3, 2019

MedStar to build deployment center in far north

Medstar broke ground on its North Deployment Center at 8928 Medical City Parkway. The new facility will deploy assets to the expanding northern sector of the city.
May 2, 2019

State of Downtown report captures steady growth in 2018

Downtown Fort Worth has maintained a 97 percent retail occupancy rate and recorded hotel occupancy well above the national average. Office rental and occupancy rates compare favorably with other North Texas markets.
May 2, 2019

Learn about window repair and appropriate replacement windows on historical properties at upcoming workshops

The city, in partnership with Hull Historical, is offering a window repair workshop for homeowners in historic districts. Learn about the importance of retaining windows in designated historic properties in May 11-28 workshops.
May 1, 2019

Heavy rains cause roadway damage at 35th and Angle

35th Street at Angle Avenue is closed for emergency repairs. Heavy rains caused damage to the storm culvert and street. A timeline for the closure is not currently available.
May 1, 2019

Report: DFW ranks 17th among cities with ozone-polluted air

Air quality in North Texans has improved, but ozone makes Dallas-Fort Worth one of the most-polluted metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to a new report from the American Lung Association.
April 30, 2019

Third Thursday Jazz series celebrates its 10th anniversary

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Third Thursday Jazz series hosted by the Fort Worth Public Library. Dozens of programs and performances are scheduled throughout the city through September.
April 29, 2019

Electric-assist bikes roll into town

Experience the ease and convenience of riding electric as Fort Worth Bike Sharing adds 50 electric-assist bikes to the fleet. Riders can check out an e-assist bike beginning April 29.
April 29, 2019

Sgt. Manny Ramirez named to 40 Under 40

The Fort Worth Business Press named Manny Ramirez, a Fort Worth Police sergeant and Police Officers Association president, among the 2019 honorees of its 40 Under 40 Awards.
April 25, 2019

National Wildlife Federation names Fort Worth monarch champion city

Fort Worth is being honored as a Monarch Butterfly Champion City by the National Wildlife Federation's Mayors' Monarch Pledge program, becoming the fourth city in North America to be recognized for its commitment to monarch conservation.
April 24, 2019

Dads 'drafted' to help kids' summer reading skills

Mayor Price joined Hall of Fame coach Tony Dungy for an opportunity to draw attention to All Pro Dad programs at local schools and community centers. The plan is to launch All Pro Dad chapters at local schools and community centers.
April 24, 2019

Jennifer Grissom has been named executive director of Fort Worth Bike Sharing

Jennifer Grissom has been named executive director of Fort Worth Bike Sharing. One of Grissom’s first tasks will be the introduction of e-assist bikes later this spring.
April 23, 2019

2020 Census will aim to count every Fort Worth resident

Fort Worth has begun its efforts to make sure every resident is counted in the 2020 Census. April 1, 2020, has been designated Census Day.
April 19, 2019

Learn about disaster preparedness and response at upcoming courses

Fort Worth’s CERT program educates people about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills. A series of free courses in May will teach emergency preparedness.
April 18, 2019

Progress continues at Gateway Park

More than 1.6 million cubic yards of soil was removed during the first phase of valley storage excavation at Gateway Park. Phase 2 includes more soil removal from an area adjacent to Fort Woof.
April 17, 2019

Hoque Global selected as recommended master developer for Evans & Rosedale Urban Village

Hoque Global was one of the developers to submit a proposal for the area. The decision comes following multiple workshops and feedback provided by area residents.
April 17, 2019

City launches residential food scrap composting program

Food scrap composting collection has come to Fort Worth as another way to reduce what goes to the landfill and how much methane goes into the air. Order a starter kit, then begin to help reduce landfill material.
April 16, 2019

511DFW app upgraded to enhance user experience

511DFW is a leading source for road condition information; motorists can quickly access free information on conditions, and real-time information is available while they commute. Several features are now available on the free app.
April 16, 2019

TRE Link offers new option to DFW Airport

Trinity Railway Express passengers now have a new way to travel to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. On April 15, Trinity Metro began operating the TRE Link in conjunction with Dallas Area Rapid Transit and DFW Airport.
April 15, 2019

Mayors recognized for work in securing Regional Veloweb Trail

The Regional Transportation Council recognized the mayors of Fort Worth, Arlington, Grand Prairie, Irving and Dallas for their successful efforts to collaborate and secure funding for the Fort Worth-to-Dallas Regional Veloweb Trail.
April 15, 2019

Upcoming disparity study examines fairness, availability of city contract opportunities

The study will focus on the city’s policies and programs for minority- and women-owned businesses, as well as contractors and subcontractors. A public meeting is scheduled April 22.
April 12, 2019

New Dream Park helps make Fort Worth a better, more inclusive community for future generations

The public is invited to the ribbon-cutting celebration for the city's largest inclusive playground at noon on Monday, April 15, in the heart of Trinity Park.
April 11, 2019

Two promoted in City Manager’s Office and Mayor-Council Office

Assistant City Manager Valerie R. Washington announced two promotions that will result in a more coordinated structure between the Mayor-Council Office and the City Manager’s Office.
April 10, 2019

Sundance Square’s annual movie nights return to the plaza

Returning for the 12th year, Sundance Square kicks off the free movie series on Thursday evenings in the plaza June 6 and continuing through July 25. All shows will begin at about 8:30 p.m.
April 8, 2019

Download the Trinity Trails app

Now you can explore the Trinity Trails with the help of an interactive tour guide from the Tarrant Regional Water District. The Trinity Trails app offers up-to-date information on amenities, events and other happenings.
April 4, 2019

Crud Cruiser rolls out its spring schedule

The Crud Cruiser tour is coming to Fort Worth neighborhoods, making it easy for residents to dispose of household hazardous waste. View a complete list of the 2019 mobile schedule.
March 26, 2019

Task force tackling unmanned aerial systems issues

The use of drones continues to grow quickly as the technology evolves. A working group explores methods to educate the public on the safe use of drone technology in the region’s airspace.
March 25, 2019

Enjoy the expanded hours at the Fort Worth Library

The Fort Worth Public Library committed in its 2019-2021 strategic plan to reduce barriers to access libraries throughout the city. With that goal in mind, the Library is expanding hours at all locations beginning April 7.
March 22, 2019

Siren system provides warnings when you're outdoors

Sirens are designed to alert people while they are outside of their business or residence. NOAA weather radio and free Nixle text and email messages are additional ways to stay informed during spring storm season.
March 20, 2019

Mayor's International Dinner Global Award winners announced

Sister Cities will honor Ross Perot Jr. at the May 23 event.
March 14, 2019

New Trinity Metro ZIPZONE service promotes commuting to work

Trinity Metro is providing ZIPZONE, a first mile/last mile transportation solution, in select service areas. The service uses Lyft to provide first mile/last mile solutions for the Alliance corridor.
March 8, 2019

Join free yoga classes at Burnett Park

Grab a mat and enjoy free yoga classes in Burnett Park from 5:30-6:15 p.m. every Tuesday beginning March 12.
March 8, 2019

Ahead of spring weather, residents have several options for receiving alerts

Be prepared for dangerous tornadic or flash flooding situations by purchasing a NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio to receive alerts directly from the National Weather Service in Fort Worth.
March 6, 2019

Go green and breathe clean with Air North Texas

Even low levels of ozone can have negative health effects.
March 1, 2019

Learn the basics of water conservation

Series of free monthly programs offer savings in water — and money.
Feb. 28, 2019

Do you have one minute to help make Fort Worth better?

Sign up, then answer a quick survey.
Feb. 28, 2019

Proposed pension contribution plan passes employee vote

City employees voted to approve the proposed pension reform plan, solidifying a local solution.
Feb. 25, 2019

Register now for Camp Fort Worth

Camp Fort Worth is full of challenging and creative activities for children ages 5-13, and is offered at 20 local community centers. Camp Fort Worth features nonstop challenging and creative activities from June 10 to Aug. 9.
Feb. 22, 2019

Panther Island bridge progress update

Significant progress continues on all three of the TxDOT signature bridges on Panther Island. The three bridges are being constructed simultaneously.
Feb. 20, 2019

Dickies Arena to host job fairs

Management company looking to add full- and part-time staff leading up to November 2019 opening. Job fairs are scheduled for 9 a.m.-noon each of these days: Feb. 14, Feb. 16, April 25, April 27, June 27 and June 29.
Feb. 13, 2019

Residents invited to express Love for Humanity

There are many ways to recognize the life and ideals of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy: Crossing racial and cultural divides, through service and kindness. Sign a pledge form, then complete at least 51 acts of service or kindness by Aug. 28.
Jan. 23, 2019

Construction along 287 will improve safety in fast-growing area

Construction has started along U.S. 287 in Fort Worth, a project that will extend the southbound service road and relocate the southbound ramp at Blue Mound Road. Three entities are collaborating to expedite the project.
Jan. 10, 2019

Trinity Metro board selects new agency president/CEO

The Trinity Metro Board of Directors named Robert Baulsir as the agency's new president and chief executive officer, effective April 15, 2019. Baulsir will replace Paul Ballard, who is retiring in April 2019.
Dec. 18, 2018

New X-Team to provide faster plan review service

Fort Worth now offers an expedited plan review service for building permit review. A multidisciplinary team will schedule a comprehensive meeting within two weeks of submitting plans.
Dec. 17, 2018

New water line along Alta Vista Parkway

The City of Keller will be installing a new water line along Alta Vista Parkway. Construction is scheduled to begin in January 2019 and be completed in July 2019.
Dec. 11, 2018

Hemphill Street due for lane reconfiguration

A lane configuration change is planned on Hemphill Street between Vickery Boulevard and Seminary Drive next year after the road has been resurfaced.
Nov. 14, 2018

Shred day is every day in Fort Worth

The City of Fort Worth is now offering paper shredding to Fort Worth residents every day. Residents can bring up to three boxes of personal, sensitive documents to be securely shredded at all four of the city's drop-off stations.
Nov. 12, 2018

Parking fines going up Jan. 1

The City Council voted to increase fines and late fees for parking offenses effective Jan. 1, 2019. The increases bring Fort Worth's fine structure in line with other like-sized cities in Texas.
Oct. 25, 2018

TCU to face USC at Dickies Arena in 2019

TCU men's basketball will play USC in Fort Worth's new Dickies Arena on Dec. 6, 2019, as part of a two-year agreement between the two schools. It will be the inaugural college basketball game at new multipurpose facility.
Oct. 24, 2018

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

Pothole? Traffic signal out? Here's how to report it

When you see something that needs to be fixed, call 817-392-1234 and be ready to give the representative a specific location so your concern can be addressed.
Oct. 6, 2017