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TXDOT Maps and Meetings (All this information may no longer be valid after TXDOT revises the plans based on  the complaints and comments received after the Public Meeting.) Published Friday, July 20—TxDOT is conducting a study to update the preliminary design and environmental assessment for proposed improvements for the interchange at I-820, I-20 and US 287 called the Southeast Connector.

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Town Hall with Cary Moon & Danny Scarth: Concrete Plant

Town Hall with Cary Moon and Danny Scarth: Concrete Plant Over 100 concerned citizens, representing every neighborhood associaton on the eastside, attended the meeting hosted by Cary Moon and former District 4 councilman Danny Scarth, who is a paid representative for Wallace Hall. Simple summary of this meeting: there is no final answer now, because everything is still a moving

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Panhandlers ordinance

New anti-panhandling program provides a better way to offer change Folks in Fort Worth have big hearts, and whenever someone asks for a helping hand, we’re likely to give it to them. But when it comes to panhandling on city streets, handing over spare change is a bad idea. Panhandling violates a Fort Worth city ordinance, encourages a transient way

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Plastic Bag Pollution

Plastic Bag Pollution Texas has more marine plastic pollution than any other state, with our beaches home to ten times as much debris as those on the eastern Gulf Coast. As one means of attacking this serious environmental threat, at least 11 Texas cities have restricted single-use plastic bags, including Laredo. In 2015 Laredo retailers sued the city over their

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Obituary for Sam Frankenfield, Jr. of Handley-Meadowbrook Lions Club

Obituary Samuel Lewis Frankenfield, Jr. RHOME, TX – Samuel Lewis “Sam” Frankenfield, Jr., 96, went home to be with the Lord on May 25, 2018. MEMORIAL SERVICE: 1:00 pm Saturday June 2, 2018 at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel in East Fort Worth. MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the: 
Handley-Meadowbrook Lions Club
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Weather Alert Systems for Safety

Siren system provides warnings when you’re outdoors The outdoor warning system may be activated for any kind of emergency, not just severe weather. Fort Worth’s Office of Emergency Management conducts weekly tests of the outdoor warning system sirens at 1 p.m. every Wednesday, weather conditions allowing. If conditions are favorable for severe weather on a test day, the siren test

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Cowtown Brush Up

Cowtown Brush Up on April 7 improves property values, creates neighborhood pride Women smiling and painting a house Grab a brush and help improve the appearance of some of Fort Worth’s older neighborhoods during the Cowtown Brush Up. At least 30 homes will be painted and repaired by hundreds of volunteers during Cowtown Brush Up, a project of the city’s

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Frequently Called City Numbers

Frequently Called Numbers to Help Make City Hall Work for You Info is also available online at www.fortworthtexas.gov Animal Control 817-392-1234 Code Violations 817-392-1234 Community Engagement 817-392-6201 Community Action Partners/Weatherization 817-392-5790 Crime Stoppers 817-469-TIPS Drug Hotline 817-378-1500 Fair Housing 817-392-7540 Garbage/Recycle/Yard Waste/Bulk Trash 817-392-1234 Illegal Dumping 817-392-1234 Jobs & Volunteers 817-392-7750 Police Non-Emergency 817-392-4222 Priority Home Repair/Cowtown Brush Up 817-392-7548

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Edward Jones Maintains Traditional Values

Edward Jones Maintains Traditional Values In an age of voice mail and email, mobile phones and computerized banking, things change so fast that tradition is being lost in the jet wash of a jet-set society. However, traditional values literally define Edward Jones, a nontraditional company that embraces new technology while still making house calls. This full-services brokerage firm has one

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