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Posted on: February 12, 2015

Earthquake Information

Earthquake Info

SMU analysis of recent earthquake sequence reveals geologic fault, epicenters in Irving and West Dallas

Initial results from SMU’s seismology team reveal that the recent series of ...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Eco-Film Feature for Families March 27

Eco-Film Feature March 27

An epic story of adventure, starring some of the most magnificent and courageous creatures alive, awaits you in the film "Earth."

This film brings you a remarkable story, narrated by James Earl Jones, of three animal familie...Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Activities, $5 Adoptions, Games Planned for 2015 Pet Pawlooza

Pet Pawlooza - March 28 2015

Irving’s Dog Park will be transformed into an amusement park for canines during Pet Pawlooza.

Pet Pawlooza will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 28 at the Irving Animal Care Campus (IACC...Read on...

See Animals Available for Adoption
Posted on: March 1, 2015

2015 Irving Police Awards Banquet

2014 Police Department Banquet

Please save the date and join the Irving Police Department and the Family Advocacy Center on Tuesday March 31 for the 19th Annual Irving Police Department Awards Banquet. This year’s banquet will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Dallas Marriott &nd...Read on...

2015 Banquet Registration Form
Posted on: March 22, 2015

Join the Imagine Irving Neighborhood Workshops April 7-9

Imagine Irving Neighborhood Workshops Held April 7-9

The City of Irving will hold three Neighborhood Workshops as part of its Imagine Irving comprehensive plan strategy. These Neighborhood Workshops are place-based exercises where participants will focus on a specific neighborhood or district within the cit...Read on...

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Posted on: March 25, 2015

GE Irving Marathon Returns for its Third Run

GE Irving Marathon Returns for its Third Run

On your mark, get set, go — more than 2,500 runners are expected to participate in the 2015 GE Irving Marathon starting at 7:30 a.m. April 4.

The marathon course begins at the copper-clad Irving Conventi...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2015

City of Irving Re-Activates Time-of-Day Water Restrictions

City of Irving Re-Activates Time-of-Day Water Restrictions

As part of the city’s Water Conservation Plan, customers are advised that annual time-of-day restrictions will go into effect April 1.

To ensure conservation of Irving’s water supply, customers are reminded that i...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2015

Midtown Express Update

State Highway 183 Update

The project formerly known as State Highway 183 Managed Lanes Project — an $850 million design-build, finance, operate and maintain project that spans 28 miles, five cities and two counties — is due to begin construction in March of this year.
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Posted on: March 20, 2015

City to Host Two Egg Hunts

City of Irving Egg Hunt

The city's Special Events team is hosting two Egg Hunt activities this year. Designed for children ages 10 and younger, each of the events will feature more than 20,000 candy- and toy-filled eggs. Both events are free.

Both events will feature e...Read on...

View Egg Hunt Times by Age
Posted on: March 16, 2015

Keep Irving Beautiful Seeks Volunteers

Keep Irving Beautiful Volunteer  Opportunity

Keep Irving Beautiful (KIB) invites the community to attend the Don’t Mess with Texas Trash-Off/Great American Cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon April 11. This year’s cleanup will be held at Trinity View Park, 2298 E. 6th St. Volunteers will...Read on...

Register at the KIB website
Posted on: March 18, 2015

Data Shows Crime Decrease in City for Tenth Consecutive Year

Data Shows Crime Decrease in City for Tenth Consecutive Year

Despite growing from 197,000 to 228,000 residents over the past decade, the City of Irving celebrates 10 consecutive years of decreasing crime.

Since 2004, Irving’s overall crime rate has dropp...Read on...

Open Line: Crime Rate Drop
Posted on: January 31, 2015

Warrant Roundup Runs Through End of March

Irving Police Department - Serving for 75 years

During the months of February and March, the Irving City Marshal’s Office and the Irving Police Department will partic...Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Fire Hydrant Flushing in March, April

Fire Hydrant Flushing in March, April

During March and April, employees will be flushing all public fire hydrants throughout the city. Irving firefighters perform flushing to check for proper water flow and pressure, and to ensure that hydrants will work properly in case of an emergency. <...Read on...