Posted on: September 16, 2017

Attracting Wild Birds


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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Animal Service Spotlight

Posted on: September 22, 2017

A Dog Named Peggy and the Power of Our Community

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Our shelter is always appreciative of donations.  What do we do with such a precious gift, you may ask?  Donations from animal-loving people made the impossible possible.  The pup we are going to tell you about below would not h...

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Animal Services News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Vote on 11/7

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The upcoming City of Grapevine Bond Election on November 7 includes a project to renovate and expand the current shelter building.  The Bond Election will not result in a tax rate increase.

The Animal Shelter renovation and expansion would enhance...

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Animal Services News
Posted on: October 8, 2017

Low Cost Vaccine Clinic 11/11

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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, November 11, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., pet owners from across the community will have a chance to receive low co...

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Animal Services News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Donate to Grapevine's 4-Legged Friends

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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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Animal Services News
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Keep ‘Em Inside; Keep ‘Em Safe


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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Animal Services News

Posted on: March 7, 2017

TEX Rail Coming Soon...


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: March 7, 2017

Grapevine's Economic Development


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: 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 23, 2017

Early Voting

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Early Voting for the November Election is open from Monday, October 23 through Friday, November 3. Voters may vote at The REC, 1175 Municipal Way. The ballot will include the State Constitution propositions and the City Bond Election propositions.

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Bond Election - November 7

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On Tuesday, November 7, the City of Grapevine will hold a Bond Election. Passage of these bonds will not result in a tax rate increase.

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Posted on: August 21, 2017

City of Grapevine Announces THE TRADE GROUP® Relocating their Headquarters to Grapevine


The Grapevine City Council proudly announces that THE TRADE GROUP®  will be relocating their global headquarters to Grapevine, Texas.  The company has made the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies  for the...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

The Iconic Salt Lick BBQ Coming to Grapevine


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


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: May 17, 2017

Grapevine Fire Department Brings Lifesaving Technology to Grapevine Citizens


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: March 6, 2017

City of Grapevine Fleet WINS Bronze Award


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


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"


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: September 15, 2017

Career Online High School


The Grapevine Public Library offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online.

The  program provides a limited number of scholarships to qualified adult  learners who are looking to exp...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017


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Read-Along picture books and games for children. Use your library card number to log in! Spanish also available.

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Support the Library

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Did you know that the Friends of the Library can benefit from your Amazon purchases?

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Live Online Homework Help


Students K - 12 can connect to tutors for one-to-one homework help sessions in math, science, social studies and English.  All they need to access this service is a Grapevine Public Library card number. The tutors are certified teachers, universi...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

Higher Learning


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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
Posted on: May 8, 2017

Silent Hero Award


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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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Police News
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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