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Local Government

Tarrant water district board moves toward tightening governance policies

The Tarrant Regional Water District is considering changing policies to address decades-old concerns recently detailed in a series of Fort Worth Report stories. A key policy, drafted by the law firm Thompson & Horton and water district staff, states that no board member may act alone. View note This is notable because former board president […]

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Arts & Culture

Newly renovated Stage West Theatre looking forward to in-person season

J.R. Bradford had just finished a theater performance and was gearing up to begin rehearsals on another when the COVID-19 pandemic forced shutdowns in March 2020. Like other nonessential businesses, theaters were forced to close, and many of their seasons came to an abrupt halt.  “The pandemic literally took our dreams away from us,” the […]

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We’ve been delighted by how many of you want to talk with us and have eagerly welcomed the Fort Worth Report into your lives. After we moved into our new offices at Trinity Coffeehouse, 2700 Weisenberger St., we’ve had many Fort Worthians stop by to offer well wishes and thoughts about news coverage they would like to see.

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#41 Gary Davis: Serving Customers with AI

Editor’s note: This podcast is produced by Innovate Fort Worth, a service of the UNT Health Science Center’s Innovation Ecosystems. Cameron Cushman, assistant vice president of the Innovation Ecosystems, hosts the […]

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Fort Worth: Did you know?

In 1917 oil was discovered in the small towns of Ranger and Burkburnett, Texas. Fort Worth, strategically located between the two areas, experienced an oil boom, too, for the throngs of operators, promoters and speculators. Source

The USS Fort Worth is a Freedom-class littoral combat ship of the United States Navy. She is the first ship to be named after Fort Worth, Texas. Source

Starting in 1856, regular stagecoach service passed through Tarrant County, carrying mail and passengers from the east on to the frontier forts and the West Coast. By the 1870’s, mail stagecoaches arrived and departed from downtown Fort Worth six days a week. Source

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