Fort Worth – Beacon News http://www.beacon-news.com News of the Net Wed, 27 May 2015 00:16:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.0.3 Fort Worth, Texas, City News for Nov. 19, 2010 http://www.beacon-news.com/fort-worth-texas-city-news-11192010/222331/ Sat, 20 Nov 2010 03:48:15 +0000 http://www.beacon-news.com/?p=2331 Mayor Michael J. "Mike" Moncrief of Fort Worth

Mayor Michael J. "Mike" Moncrief of Fort Worth

Mayor Mike Moncrief suggested ways to improve oversight of natural gas exploration at a meeting of the House Committee on Energy Resources held at Fort Worth City Hall Nov. 18.

Officials unveil streetcar display in downtown Fort Worth, announce town hall
Moncrief urged the public to visit the display and learn about streetcars in advance of a town hall meeting, scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 2 in the Fort Worth Convention Center Ballroom, 1201 Houston St.

Council changes loan program to give homeowners more choice
The change adopted by Council allows qualified buyers to choose a home anywhere in the city.

This holiday season, don’t feed the storm drains
Fort Worth folks love to feast on fried turkey dinners with all the trimmings this time of year, but what they may be washing down the kitchen sink can cause the city’s infrastructure system heartburn.

Lake Worth fish advisory limited to three species
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has modified the fish advisory regarding Lake Worth to include only three species of fish.

Mayor rings in the holiday season at tree raising
The Sundance Square Christmas Tree has been the centerpiece of the Fort Worth Parade of Lights for the past 27 years. The tree will be illuminated with more than 4,000 energy-saving LED lights during this year’s parade, which begins at 6 p.m. Nov. 26.

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