Posts Tagged ‘moncrief’
John Q. Reader
To the editor: Thank you for publishing the story about the Dorothy Lane Courts (“The Pearl of Dorothy Lane,” July 21, 2010), based in part on material from Juliet George’s new book on Arlington Heights. Friends who staye...
Who’s number-one in Texas for ozone air pollution? Hint: It ain’t Houston anymore. Yes, folks, Dallas/Fort Worth has unseated the Bayou City to become the state leader in lung-searing, asthma-inducing ozone.
A contentious Fort Worth city council meeting ended late Tuesday night with the council voting 7-2 to overturn a 2006 ordinance designed to keep pawnshops, most of which have payday lending operations wit...
Backroom deals at City Hall? Couldn’t be, right? But Fort Worth City Council member Kathleen Hicks pointed out the evidence — in a document that perhaps wasn’t properly proofread before it was put out for public consumption.
Is it a power grab or just good government at work? On Tuesday, the Fort Worth city council voted unanimously to dissolve the 14-year Crime Control and Prevention District board and replace the appointed members with — ...
Static is underwhelmed with the news, reported last Friday on WFAA-TV/Channel 8, that the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality has discovered elevated levels of cancer-causing benzene “in the air near some natural ga...
The push for an inner-city rail system builds up a little steam.
When local real estate developers started testing the waters for a light-rail system in Fort Worth a few years ago, Mayor Mike Moncrief wasn’t interested.
No, not the mayor. A former NBA great leads Fort Worth’s newest minor-league sports team.
On the last day of January, the Fort Worth Convention Center plays host to a small crowd of basketball fans — official attendance 1,007, actual crowd for this midweek game more like 200.
If the mayor is making thousands of dollars off gas companies, why is he still voting on their requests at city hall?
A one-page memo went out from Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief to neighborhood groups last month seeking nominations for the city’s ethics review committee. Moncrief ended the letter by thanking people for their assistance “i...
Cowtown coins a new military term: Situation Normal — All Flocked Up.
FW Weekly Staff
FW Weekly Staff
They thought it couldn’t happen to them.