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Fort Worth receives $4.7 million HUD grant for lead hazard reduction

The funding will help make low-income families' homes safer and healthier.
Oct. 16, 2020

Five tips for handling fall yard trimmings and brush

Crisp autumn days are perfect for working in the yard. It's time for leaves to be raked and trees and shrubs to be trimmed.
Oct. 15, 2020

City's new website serves as digital City Hall

The City of Fort Worth is preparing to launch a revamped website that provides a more robust digital experience for residents, businesses and other community members. The user-friendly, more robust site debuts Oct. 19.
Oct. 13, 2020

Garden topiaries: another reason to visit the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

The display of a dozen plant-based animal shapes opens Oct. 16 through Jun. 30, 2021. The displays are sure to stimulate a sense of wonderment and fascination.
Oct. 9, 2020

GM Financial Parade of Lights reimagined for 2020

Texas' largest illuminated holiday parade adapts for the pandemic, shifting from live to virtual on Nov. 22, with signature floats on display downtown Nov. 23-24.
Oct. 8, 2020

Trinity Metro expands on-demand service in Near Southside

The fourth on-demand service encompasses numerous medical facilities as well as grocery stores, restaurants and entertainment venues.
Oct. 7, 2020

CVS Health plans to double its COVID-19 drive-thru test sites

CVS Health plans to add more than new COVID-19 drive-thru test sites to support the company's efforts to increase access to testing. Locations are available throughout Tarrant County.
Sept. 22, 2020

Get your flu shot, the earlier the better

This fall, the U.S. for the first time will have to deal with a flu season wrapped in a global pandemic. Local health care workers are reminding residents that it's never too early to get flu shots.
Sept. 8, 2020

CDC issues federal eviction moratorium through the end of 2020

Under the order, landlords and property owners are prohibited from evicting certain tenants impacted by COVID-19, or face high fines. The order applies only to nonpayment of rent, and covers only certain qualifying renters.
Sept. 3, 2020

TRWD extending public comment period for proposed General Ordinance changes

The Tarrant Regional Water District is extending the deadline to receive public comments for proposed changes to its General Ordinance to Nov. 30. The district's General Ordinance regulates the water and land under TRWD jurisdiction.
Sept. 1, 2020

Fort Worth residents may no longer use their library card at the Benbrook Public Library

As of Sept. 1, to continue using the Benbrook location you would need to obtain a TexShare card. Residents may continue to return items checked out from Benbrook Public Library at Fort Worth locations until Nov. 30.
Aug. 26, 2020

Mask requirement continued to fight COVID-19

Tarrant County issued an order on Tuesday that extends the mask order through Nov. 30. In addition, City Council further extended Mayor Price's executive order for the city's mask requirement through Dec. 1.
Aug. 25, 2020

FWISD announces 28 Meals To Go sites for virtual learners

Meals To Go breakfast and lunch for Fort Worth ISD virtual learners will be available at 28 convenient curbside sites beginning this week. The first meal distribution is set for Oct. 13.
Aug. 13, 2020

Task force named to advise City Council on redistricting

Once 2020 Census figures are known, the Council will be configured to 11 members. In 2016, Fort Worth voters approved an amendment to the City Charter to increase the number of City Councilmembers from nine to 11.
Aug. 6, 2020

SNAP benefits to automatically renew for six months

SNAP is a federal program that provides food assistance to approximately 1.4 million eligible low-income families and individuals in Texas. During COVID-19, the automatic renewals provide food security to families in need.
July 27, 2020

Mask up for retail workers

A statewide mask order is in effect, and store employees are simply doing their job by enforcing it. Gov. Abbott issued an executive order requiring all Texans to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces in counties with 20 or more positive COVID-19 cases.
July 8, 2020

Governor Abbott establishes statewide face covering requirement, issues proclamation to limit gatherings

Read Governor Abbott's releases video message urging Texans to protect themselves and their loved ones from COVID-19.
July 2, 2020

Basswood entrance to I-35W to be closed for long term

Beginning June 19, the on-ramp to northbound I-35W from Basswood Boulevard will be closed. The closure is expected to last through spring 2021.
June 16, 2020

Parklets offer innovative solution to merchants struggling with occupancy limits

Restaurants and bars can use on-street parking spaces to expand the footprint of their business and accommodate more customers. Parklets allow temporary use of on-street parking spaces to increase seating capacity.
June 15, 2020

Trinity Trails improvements give residents more to explore

Located on Old University Drive, this project promises to vastly improve the experience of passing beneath a series of overpasses. The section of trail off Old University Drive underneath Vickery/Rosedale/Chisholm Trail/I-30 is closed.
June 11, 2020