Community One – Video

The Irving Police Department has launched a new program aimed at making apartment complexes safer. Learn about what it takes to become “Community One” certified.

Mustang Mentors for Veterans – Video

A program called “Mustang Mentors for Veterans” uses equine-assisted therapy to improve the lives of those who have served the country and are feeling the effects of post-traumatic stress. Representatives of the initiative visited the Las Colinas Equestrian Center to spread the word.

Texas Department of Transportation to hold public meeting in Irving

The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) invites residents to a public meeting regarding proposed construction along the roads near the former Texas Stadium site. The meeting will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at William B. Travis Middle School, 1600 Finley Road. Representatives will be at the meeting to answer questions and… Keep Reading »

Valentine Tea to be held by Irving Heritage Society

The Irving Heritage House at 303 South O’Connor will be abuzz with activity as the Irving Heritage Society presents the annual Vintage Valentine Tea on February 9, Sunday, 2pm-4pm.  This 100th anniversary of the first housewarming party held by new homeowners C.P. and Virginia Schulze will find the home decorations reminiscent of the hearts and… Keep Reading »

Home Buyer Fair

The Housing and Human Services Department and Business and Community Lenders of Texas will host a Home Buyer Fair for first-time home buyers from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Feb. 22 at Senter Recreation Center, 901 S. Senter Road. During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to speak to professionals involved in the mortgage process… Keep Reading »

Wok Box Asian kitchen to open 60 locations in North, West

An Asian fast casual concept based in Canada is targeting Dallas-Fort Worth as its primary area of expansion for the next 10 years. Wok Box Fresh Asian Kitchen plans to open 60 new restaurants in North and West Texas, making us the state with the concept’s highest saturation of locations. “Dallas-Fort Worth is one of… Keep Reading »

Irving ISD adopts 2014-2015 calendar

The school board on Tuesday unanimously adopted the 2014-15 district calendar. The calendar provides for 176 days of student instruction, with classes beginning Aug. 25 and ending June 4. Students will receive a week off for Thanksgiving and two weeks off for the Christmas holiday. Spring break will take place March 9-13. Two inclement weather… Keep Reading »

A brief recap of the Irving State of City event

The 2014 State of the City started with the procession of the Irving Police and Fire Honor Guards and Emylee Herring signing the National Anthem. After the invocation, Charles Pierson, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, welcomed guests. Chris Wallace said a few words in subbing for immediate past chamber chair Daryl Walker… Keep Reading »

Irving has closed Hackberry Road for reconstruction project

The contractor for the Hackberry Road/Chartwell Drive reconstruction project has closed Hackberry Road in Irving to all traffic. The part of the road named Chartwell Drive in Coppell will remain accessible to traffic only for the businesses in the vicinity of IH635/Belt Line Road/Chartwell Drive. Motorists needing to access businesses farther to the east are… Keep Reading »

Irving’s Unemployment Rate Drops Again

December unemployment rates have been released and Irving’s unemployment rate declined to 5.1%, the lowest it has been since August 2008.  Irving’s December 2012 unemployment was at 6.2%,   This significant decline was achieved even with the total workforce growing by more than 4,700 during 2013, while at the same time, the number unemployed declined by… Keep Reading »