The Arlington City Council on Tuesday will consider a tax incentive proposal that would refund taxes on most of a proposed $105 million investment by UPS for a regional shipping facililty in the Arlington Commerce Center south of Interstate 20.
The Arlington Lamar baseball team was down early, but not down about it. Cameron Badillo showed off the Vikings’ mental toughness by swatting a two-strike, two-run single to forge a 2-2 tie with North Crowley in the bottom of the second inning.
Arlington took its results — based on 988 randomly selected respondents for online questionnaires — and worked them into the results of a national study, said Devon Waters, the city’s senior performance analyst.
Students, faculty and staff have complained to the Arlington school district about illnesses caused by air quality problems at Nichols Junior High School, where the district says testing found a nonpathogenic mold problem known as “dirty sick syndrome.”
With its donation, Lockheed becomes the name sponsor of UTA’s Career Development Center, as the defense manufacturer looks to recruit a new generation of engineers and workers for its facilities in Fort Worth and Grand Prairie.
The Arlington Arts League, Arlington Urban Ministries, H.O.P.E. Tutoring and the Arlington Woman’s Club will host their spring fundraising events as they invite supporters to attend festive parties while raising money for local causes.
The Arlington Martin softball team has standout pitcher Lacy Mann back from injury to throw to her friend and power-hitting backstop Olivia Reames, and the senior duo wants to make their last season one to remember.
The developer of the robot series, former UTA aerospace student Stacy Stephens, said the robots’ tasks include scanning license plates, monitoring restricted areas, giving directions, videotaping and collecting digital information.
The Building a Dream gala will make its Arlington debut on March 25 and will feature bestselling Texas author Sandra Brown. Hosted by the Friends & Foundation of the Arlington Public Library, the newest event on the local social scene will welcome guests at the Arlington Museum of Art for a special evening of fun and festivities.
Tokyo Joe’s has opened at the Champions Park development, at the northeast corner of Interstate 30 and Collins Street in Arlington’s entertainment district, and 11 businesses are expected to be open by the fall.
The $11.6 million project, finishing about six months late, extends Center Street from just north of I-20 southward to Bardin Road. Center now connects I-20 and I-30, creating another significant north-south alternative for motorists, officials say.