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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Cotton Belt Trail Update

Cotton Belt Trail Closure

***Update  -  The trail has reopened.***

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The Cotton Belt Trail has been temporarily closed between Main Street and Eden Road by contractors working on the adjacent TexRail line. The trail is expected to reopen to pedestrians ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Traffic Alert

Road Work Ahead Sign

A street improvement project is scheduled to begin Monday, June 26 on Harwood Road, between Davis Boulevard and Boulevard 26. Motorists should expect various lane closures on this section of Harwood through the end of July.

The project will begin with repa...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Strategic Plan

Strategic Plan

Coffee and Community Planning Events

Join North Richland Hills’ city planners for coffee and conversation about the current and future direction of the city as part of our strategic planning process.  "Coffee and Community Planning&...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

NRH in the News

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The North Richland Hills Fire Department, in partnership with Medical City North Hills, was proud to launch a sepsis treatment plan in March 2017. This implementation is the first in the nation for a Fire Department and only the second in the nation for a...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

NRH in the News

NRH Rocks

Painted rocks are appearing all over North Richland Hills and other North Texas communities.  This fun activity allows residents of all ages to be creative, to enjoy our parks and trails and connect with other members of the community.  ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

June is National Adopt A Shelter Cat Month

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In celebration of National Adopt A Shelter Cat Month, the North Richland Hills Animal Adoption & Rescue Center has reduced the adoption fees for cats in June to:

  • $25 for cats over 6 months of age;
  • $75 for kittens 6 months and younger.

Since the dogs want...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Traffic Alert

Iron Horse Traffic Alert

Motorists on Iron Horse Boulevard can expect lane closures starting Wednesday, May 31, 2017 while contractors make improvements to the railroad crossing. Traffic will be reduced to one lane in each direction throughout the project, which is expected to co...

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Summer Fun

Summer

Register now for City of NRH summer camps, classes and activities.

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Know Your Watering Schedule

Sprinkler

With the warmer weather upon us, the city of North Richland Hills reminds all water customers that you may use sprinklers or irrigation systems no more than twice per week based on the following schedule:

  • Monday: No sprinkling, irrigation allowed
  • Tuesday &a...
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Posted on: April 19, 2017

Mosquito Control

Be Mosquito Free

Controlling mosquito populations and reducing the risk for mosquito borne illnesses requires action from all citizens in order to be successful.

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Texas Parks & Wildlife Grant

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The City of North Richland Hills has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Texas Parks & Wildlife Commission for the Northfield Park renovation project. The grant will help fund redevelopment and improvement of the park’s aging facilities i...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Congratulations!

Sounds of Spring

The Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association announced today that HomeTown in North Richland Hills has been designated a Great Neighborhood by the state chapter’s Great Places in Texas program. Great Places in Texas exemplify exception...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

NRH In the News

Signal Art on NBC News

NBC DFW featured the North Richland Hills Signal Art Program on its March 15, 2017 newscast. 

The Signal Art Program, which is funded solely through donations, began in 2007. The outdoor "gallery" changes approximately every three years....

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Library Award

Library Excellence Award

Congratulations to the North Richland Hills Library for earning the 2016 Award for Excellence in Library Services from the Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association. Only 43 of the 548 public libraries in Texas received this award!

The award recognize...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

R-SPIRIT Award

RSPIRIT Award

Congratulations to Stephanie East for being named the city’s R-SPIRIT Employee of the Year and also to Meagan Fendley and Michael Pastre, both finalists for the award. The R-SPIRIT award is presented annually to an employee who exemplifies the c...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

2016 Year in Review

2016 Year in Review

Each year, we reflect on accomplishments and achievements that help make North Richland Hills a great place to live, work and play. This year in review video shows highlights from 2016. 

The 2016 year in review video was produced by Citicable NRH ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Congratulations!

Awards Ceremony

The Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce honored two members of the North Richland Hills City Council and an NRH business during their annual awards banquet on January 26, 2017.

North Richland Hills Mayor Oscar Trevino was presented the 2016 Excalibur Awa...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Preventive Street Maintenance Program

Street Maintenance

Nearly 10% of city's streets to be improved through annual Preventive Street Maintenance Program.

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

Best Neighborhoods

2016 Best Neighborhoods

North Richland Hills has been recognized as one of the 10 best neighborhoods in DFW by the Dallas Morning News.

The newspaper scored more than 300 neighborhoods in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall and Tarrant counties on several factors including:

  • s...
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Posted on: August 24, 2016

TEXRail

TEXRail Groundbreaking

Construction has begun on the new commuter rail line that will run from downtown Fort Worth to DFW Airport, with two stations in NRH. Find the latest updates here.

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

Road Work Sign

March 2017 Update

The next phase of the Rufe Snow project will be paving the northbound lanes along the east side of the corridor.  The contractor will be preparing the area by establishing final grade, and then stabilizing the subgrade prior to t...

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Posted on: June 30, 2016

Economic Development

Babes, Sweetie Pies Logos

June 2017 Update: 

Site work has begun near the southeast corner of Loop 820 and Rufe Snow Drive for two new restaurants:  Babe’s Chicken Dinner House and Sweetie Pie’s Ribeyes. Residents of North Richland Hills and su...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department Supports NRH

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NRH Parks and Recreation is thankful for the support of the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Their partnership and grants benefit the NRH Parks and Trails system and allow for improvements and enhancements for our citizens.

Posted on: May 23, 2017

NRH Road Runner 5K Early Bird Registration Open

2017 Road Runner Flyer for CC

Registration for the 2017 NRH Road Runner 5k Run/1 mile Walk to be held on Saturday, October 7 is now open. The 2017 NRH Road Runner 5K will benefit the Community Enrichment Center, which is located in North Richland Hills and helps families in crisis, an...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

NRH Summer Activities

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Summer is here, and that means the kiddos are looking for something to do! But don’t worry, NRH Parks and Recreation has you covered! From Aquatics, to Kid Fitness, Creative Camps, tennis at the Richland Tennis Center and family fun at NRH2O Family Water ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

'Round the Town with Oscar Monthly Bike Ride

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Join Mayor Oscar Trevio rolling through the NRH Community on the monthly ‘Round the Town with Oscar bike rides. This is a family friendly ride and open to all ages. It is a great opportunity to get outdoors, meet new people, be active and ride through NRH...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

Northfield Park Renovation Project To Begin Later This Year

Northfield Master Plan

The City Council on Monday approved the hiring of Dean Construction as construction manager at risk for the Northfield Park renovation project. The project includes the renovation and re-construction of three softball fields, hike and bike trails, picnic ...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Athletic Fields

Softball

The City of NRH is proud to have multiple athletic fields for both Adult and Youth use. Adult Slow Pitch Softball is played at Northfield Park, with 98 teams in the Adult Softball League.

The majority of youth sports conducted within North Richland Hi...Read on...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Common Ground NRH Community Garden

Common Ground

Common Ground Garden is a group effort between The City of NRH, Davis Memorial United Methodist Church and community volunteers. It's goal is to build a sense of community and pride and to encourage others to participate in gardening.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Look Out Texans Safety Campaign

Look Out Texans

The City of NRH supports Look Out Texans, an awareness campaign to help people bike, walk and drive safely. The Look Out Texans campaign encourages North Texans to watch out for one another and offers specific tips to bike, walk and drive safely together.

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

NRH WS365

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Introducing Water Safety 365, committed to keeping the people of NRH safe in and around water, 365 days a year. The mission of the WS365 initiative is to educate and empower the community in water safety to lessen the loss of life through drowning.

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Medicine Disposal Drop Box

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Beginning December 19, 2016, the North Richland Hills Police Department will provide our community with a safe, effective, and convenient way to dispose of unwanted prescription or non-prescription medications. Prescription drug abuse has proven to be amo...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Red Light Photo Enforcement Program

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In an effort to improve traffic safety and reduce collisions at high traffic intersections, the City of North Richland Hills' Red Light Photo Enforcement Program is designed to augment existing efforts by police officers to curtail red light violations.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Alarm Permits

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Online Payment option is available for new and registered alarm users.

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

Detention Services - Jail Information

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Posted on: January 8, 2016

Cold Case

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Reward offered for info leading to arrest, indictment in 2003 attempted capital murder of a police officer.

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