Posted on: May 16, 2017

Ducks...in my pool?!

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In Grapevine, we are blessed with many water-ways, open spaces, and of course the lake! This means we have an abundance of wild neighbors inhabiting our neighborhoods and sharing our spaces. And because springtime is upon us, we are going to talk about du...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Attracting Wild Birds

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For those of us who enjoy feeding the birds all year long, we thought you might like a few simple Bird Cake Recipes.  Not only are these treats greatly appreciated during the cold winter months, but the birds (especially Woodpeckers) love these t...

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Posted on: June 25, 2017

Low Cost Vaccine Clinic 8/19

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Grapevine Animal Services hosts low cost vaccine clinics on our campus at 500 Shady Brook Dr. in Grapevine on a regular basis.

On Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., pet owners from across the community will have a chance to receive low cost...

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Dogs and Fireworks

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With the very active fireworks season upon us in Grapevine, here are some tips to help keep your dog safe and comfortable.  We receive a number of dogs into the shelter as well as lost and found reports every time there is a firework event in our...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Keep ‘Em Inside; Keep ‘Em Safe

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It is a common practice and misconception that cats NEED to go outside to live happy lives.  This just isn’t the case and it seems that the risks outweigh the benefits greatly.  Here at Grapevine Animal Services, we take multip...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Frozen Pup Cups (Recipe Inside)

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We like to provide the shelter animals with varying kinds of enrichment.  Our staff whipped up this quick little frozen gem after we had a large amount of plain Greek yogurt donated.  Needless to say, our shelter dogs are happy with the ...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

Make An Animal's Day

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If you have ever visited an animal shelter you know that there are a lot of well-deserving animals waiting for homes.  While you can't take them ALL home, you can make a difference in their daily quality of life.  Donate an item such as ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

Prevent a Litter

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We hear over and over how important spay or neuter is for our most beloved family pets.  There are many reasons for this procedure.  Not only does it help reduce the number of animals that end up in a shelter, but there are heath benefit...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Grapevine's Economic Development

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Home to nearly 3,000 businesses, our economy reflects a balance of successful small businesses serving the Texas market to major corporations that serve the world. From technology to tourism, explore the entrepreneurial energy that is Grapevine, Texas.

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

TEX Rail Coming Soon...

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TEX Rail is a 27-mile commuter rail project being developed by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority (The T) and will be the next passenger rail service coming to Tarrant County. The opening commuter rail line, or initial service section, will extend fr...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Another Successful Spring Break Sports Camp

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The Community Outreach Center is once again excited to partner with 121 Community Church to offer a full sports camp for youth along Mustang Drive during Spring Break. The camp will feature soccer, basketball, volleyball, games and life-wisdom from coache...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Job Fair Sees Record Turnout

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On April 8th, 2017 the Grapevine Community Outreach Center hosted its fourth annual Grapevine Job Fair. The fair will took place at Grapevine High School in the Student Activity Center (SAC) from 12 PM to 4 PM. The job fair is the product of a successful ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Joga Bonito Soccer Clinic

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The Community Outreach Center is once again excited to partner with the Grapevine Southlake Soccer Association to offer a one-day soccer clinic to boys and girls aged 6 to 13. The clinic will take place at Cross Timbers Middle School Stadium from 1 PM to ...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Outreach Center Launches Bilingual GED

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The Community Outreach Center has expanded its partnership with Tarrant County College to now offer GED courses in English and Spanish to Grapevine residents. This is an extension of the already successful GED partnership with Tarrant County College, whic...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Station 2 Welcomed its New Engine with a Push-In Ceremony

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The Grapevine Fire Department placed a new 2017 Pierce PUC engine company in-service on February 22, 2017 at Station 2. The station is located at 2801 Panhandle Drive. The new engine was formally welcomed home on April 22nd with a Push-In ceremony.&nb...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Chief Ashmead Retires

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We wish all the best to Assistant Chief Mark Ashmead on his retirement. He served the citizens of Grapevine for more than 35 years in different capacities throughout the years. We will miss his knowledge, history of GFD, but most of all his integrity. His...

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Grapevine Fire Department Kicks-Off Loan a Life Jacket Program

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Families are swimming more safely at Grapevine Lake thanks to a pair of Loan a Life Jacket stations that the Grapevine Fire Department has put in place.  In efforts to prevent drowning incidents, the Grapevine Fire Department in partnership with ...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Grapevine Fire Department Brings Lifesaving Technology to Grapevine Citizens

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The Grapevine Fire Department has partnered with the PulsePoint Foundation to launch life-saving technology to the citizens of Grapevine via the PulsePoint Respond app.  Grapevine citizens who are CPR-trained are asked to download this free mobil...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

The Iconic Salt Lick BBQ Coming to Grapevine

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The City of Grapevine boasts a long tradition of providing diverse dining experiences for its citizens and visitors.  The City has cleared the way for the award–winning Salt Lick BBQ to join the Grapevine, Texas family.  Construction is ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2017

Kubota Tractor Corporation Unveils Their North American Headquarters in Grapevine, Texas

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Kubota Tractor Corporation unveiled its new North American Headquarters building in Grapevine today with a ribbon cutting ceremony with Governor Greg Abbott, Masatoshi Kimata, President and Representative Director of the Kubota Group, along with State and...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

City of Grapevine Fleet WINS Bronze Award

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The City of Grapevine’s fleet team was awarded with the 2016 Bronze Award -presented by DFW Clean Cities (DFWCC), a program of the North Central Texas Council of Governments and the Regional Transportation Council.  Cities were selected...

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Posted on: May 14, 2015

Kubota Tractor & Credit Corp relocates their Corporate Headquarters to Grapevine, Texas

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Governor Greg Abbott announced today that Kubota Tractor and Credit Corporations will relocate their corporate headquarters from Torrance, California to GRAPEVINE, TEXAS. Kubota’s headquarters relocation is projected to create at least 344 new jobs and $5...

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Posted on: March 13, 2013

Recycling - "WHAT GOES WHERE"

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Recycling - Need To Know Where It Goes? Use the "WHAT GOES WHERE" New Web Search. Search for how to properly dispose of hazardous and non-hazardous household items.

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Please come to the library to sign up for Children's Summer Reading Club.

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Earn prizes for reading to or listening to books! Sign up in the Children’s Department, pick up a reading log (or coloring log for those who don’t read yet). Get a prize for every five books read up to 25. At 25 books, you have completed Summer Reading Cl...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Summer Reading Log: Adults

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Summer Reading Log: Teens

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Posted on: May 20, 2017

Muzzy: Language Learning for Kids

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Foreign language learning program for children that includes games, cartoons, and lessons for French, Spanish, English, German, Chinese, Italian, and Korean. You will need your library card number to use this resource.

Try it now!

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Higher Learning

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While our citizens most often see the officers on patrol, or the officers who host or attend community events, one Sergeant who works primarily behind a desk is getting some very public attention.  

Tarleton State University is featuring Sgt. Rich...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Fraud Alert

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Grapevine Police are investigating a scam targeting an elderly woman in our city.

A man claiming to be with “Global Consumer Awards” (and falsely claiming to be working for Publishers Clearing House) first contacted the woman by phone, ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

College Bound

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Sporting his new UNT t-shirt in the Mean Green colors, Miguel Gomez proudly shows off his acceptance letter from the University of North Texas.  

"I am so excited that I got accepted because it means all that hard work paid off," explain...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Silent Hero Award

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Telecommunicator Robin Herzig accepted the Silent Hero Award at the Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO)/National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Texas Public Safety Conference in Galveston.

The Silent Hero Certificate of Recogn...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Speed and Precision

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Officers Hardin, Hudson, Lain, and Whiteley took home seven trophies at the Spring Classic Motorcycle Training and Skills Competition hosted by Grand Prairie Police.  The event raises money for Special Olympics.

Hardin & Hudson placed 2nd in t...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Stolen Property Recovered

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On April 8, Grapevine Police recovered approximately $17,500 in merchandise stolen from retailers inside Grapevine Mills mall.

 

Officers responded to a call from a loss prevention officer who was at the mall shopping with his wife, and noticed sus...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Dispatcher Appreciation

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You may never know what they look like -- but odds are, if you truly need them, you will never forget what they sound like.   "9-1-1, what is your emergency?" quickly evolves into step-by-step instructions on how to perform CPR, or how ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2017

Supervisors School

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Sgt. Spillers and Sgt. Meador graduated February 24 from the School of Police Supervision at the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration - ILEA. The course included topics like Conflict Resolution, Leadership, Motivation, Stress Management, Media Rel...

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