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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 Pat Carson

FORT WORTH — Pat Carson, 75, long time Fort Worth resident, passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 4. She was born July 3, 1942 to the late Mary (Kincl) and George Vitek. SERVICE: Visitation is Sunday, June 10, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Shannon Rose Hill with memorial and graveside service on Monday, June 11 at 10:30 a.m. Pat was

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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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Rep. Kay Granger Visits Meadowbrook E.S.

Rep. Kay Granger Visits Meadowbrook E.S. U.S. Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-TX) today returned to Meadowbrook E.S. where she attended school to connect with students and staff and share some of her life’s experiences. The visit by the former teacher, business owner, first female Mayor of Fort Worth, and now 11th term Congresswoman, coincided with two important holidays: the start of

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Emergency Management Office provides warnings for those who cannot hear sirens

Emergency Management Office provides warnings for those who cannot hear sirens – Accessible Hazard Alert System Fort Worth’s Office of Emergency Management provides advance warning of potential disasters such as severe weather events, a manmade hazard or even an act of terrorism. Emergency Management duty officers recommend all Fort Worth residents have access to a NOAA all-hazards weather radio, but

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