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Posted on: November 29, 2018

TEXRail Update

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Residents are noticing an increase in noise and activity on the train tracks in North Richland Hills as Trinity Metro increases testing of trains and crossing equipment in preparation for the new TEXRail commuter rail service that begins in January. The t...

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Posted on: November 13, 2018

Month of Holiday Magic

Holiday Magic

Join us for a month full of holiday family activities, starting with Run, Run Rudolph on Saturday, Dec. 1 and the Holiday Magic Christmas Tree Lighting & Family Festival on Friday, Dec. 7.

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Now Open

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November 7, 2018 Update: 

The wait is finally over! Babe’s Chicken Dinner House is now open in North Richland Hills near the southeast corner of Loop 820 and Rufe Snow Drive. You can enjoy their famous fried chicken and other delicious h...

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Posted on: April 27, 2018

Rail Safety

See Tracks? Think Train Sign

TEXRail commuter rail service is coming to North Richland Hills in late 2018, but residents will see the new TEXRail trains traveling here well before that. TEXRail will begin practice runs through North Richland Hills in May. In preparation for increased...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Public Safety Drone Program

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Drones are the newest tool the North Richland Hills Police and Fire Departments have to help serve and protect our community. The new public safety drone program was featured recently on NBCDFW news. Watch the news report to learn more about the drones an...

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Posted on: October 3, 2018

Northfield Park

Ribbon cutting

North Richland Hills celebrated the re-opening of Northfield Park with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, September 29, 2018 following an extensive 10-month park renovation. Located at 7804 Davis Boulevard, Northfield is one of the city's four original parks, ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Water, Sewer Rate Changes

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Beginning November 1, 2018, the City of North Richland Hills will implement changes to water and sewer rates. The rate adjustments are necessary due to increasing operations and maintenance costs and will allow us to continue delivering high-quality, reli...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Police Body Cameras

Body Worn Camera

The North Richland Hills Police Department recently announced that body worn cameras have been issued to all sworn police officers, public service officers and crime scene examiners. The body worn cameras provide an added layer of transparency that benefi...

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Budget, Tax Rate Approved

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The North Richland Hills City Council voted on Monday to lower the city’s property tax rate by a half-cent and approved a budget for the 2018-2019 fiscal year that includes additional funding for public safety and street maintenance. This marks the second...

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Posted on: June 25, 2018

Strategic Plan

Vision 2030

We want your input! The city's Strategic Plan Committee would like your input on the Draft Land Use Plan Map for the upcoming Strategic Plan.

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Posted on: August 15, 2018

Davis & Mid Cities Improvements

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August 15, 2018 Update

Expect changes at the Davis and Mid Cities intersection today as TxDOT's contractor finishes up construction in front of Walgreens and begins work on the north side of the intersection, which includes closing the right southbound lan...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Smithfield Road Construction

Road Work Ahead Sign

August 2, 2018 Update:

Traffic Alert: Smithfield Road will be closed to southbound traffic from Mid Cities Boulevard to Davis Boulevard on Friday while contractors construct two new travel lanes for the roadway. Work is scheduled to begin at 7:00 a.m. and ...

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Rufe Snow Improvements Project

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November 28, 2018 Update

Phase II subgrade stabilization and asphalt placement is complete and concrete paving has begun on the two new south bound travel lanes along with sidewalk.  Once this work is complete southbound traffic will be shifted to...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

NRH in the News

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An article in this week's Fort Worth Business Press highlights many of the reasons residents, businesses and developers are choosing to be in North Richland Hills!

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Alamo Drafthouse Coming to NRH

Alamo Drafthouse

It’s official, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is coming to North Richland Hills. The 42,000 square foot building on Davis Boulevard near North Tarrant Parkway will include eight theaters, a full service restaurant, and an outdoor patio with a play area for child...

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Posted on: March 7, 2018

Citizens Satisfied with Local Government

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Results of the latest North Richland Hills’ Citizen Survey are in and findings reflect continued citizen satisfaction with local government programs and services. According to the survey, residents are pleased with the quality of life in North R...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Fire Dept Earns Recognized Status

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After a rigorous evaluation process involving a thorough assessment of the agency's policies, procedures, facilities and operations, North Richland Hills Fire – Rescue was awarded a “Recognized” status from the Texas Fire Chi...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Interactive Development Map

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The City of North Richland Hills experienced another record year for construction activity, keeping our building inspectors very busy and residents wondering what is being constructed. To make it easier for the public to learn about construction and devel...

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