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October 2020


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  • October 30th, 2020

River Oaks At 60 Active COVID Cases Going Into Weekend

River Oaks is reporting another 2 new cases just today bringing the 2 square mile city to 286 confirmed cases with 225 recoveries and 1...

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  • October 30th, 2020

Yard Sale Permits Have Been Placed On Temporary Hold

With 60 active cases of COVID-19 in River Oaks as of October 30, 2020, the city has placed a temporary hold on issuing yard sale permits in...

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  • October 26th, 2020

Round 2 Tarrant County Small Business Assistance Grant Program

If you missed it the first time, Now is your chance to apply on line only October 26th at 10 am through November 10th at 6 pm. Grant awards...

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November 2020


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  • November 3rd, 2020

ELECTION DAY

Tuesday is election day for all the state, county, federal and local elections. City Council has called the Tuesday, November 3rd General...

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October 2020


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  • October 31st, 2020

Enjoy A Safer Halloween

Fighting the COVID-19 Virus is an ongoing battle for everyone in Tarrant County. So it is important everyone do their part during holiday...

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  • October 30th, 2020

YMCA Camp Carter On The Move

YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth is excited to introduce Y on the Fly Program. This program seeks to deliver a Y without walls directly to...

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  • October 30th, 2020

Last Night For The Haunted Walk And Haunted Hayride

The final outside Haunted Walk Event and Haunted Hayride at the Event Center will be on Friday, October 30 from 7:30 P.M. to 10:00 P.M. at...

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  • October 30th, 2020

Free Rides For Voting

Present your voter registration card or state issued ID to your driver. Complimentary service is available for rides to and from voting...

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  • October 30th, 2020

More City News Than Ever Before

Not only do we provide citizens a weekly newsletter, but also now you can get the River Oaks News on line delivered to your email box by...

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  • October 14th, 2020

Please Don't Feed The Wildlife

Wild Animals are not pets and feeding them can lead to human injury, rabies and animal overpopulation. For that reason, it is a violation...

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  • October 13th, 2020

Early Voting Starts Tuesday, October 13

Early Voting will start on Tuesday, October 13th and continue thru October 30th. See the enclosed Tarrant County list of voting sites,...

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  • October 13th, 2020

Notice Of November 3 City Election

City Council has called the November 3rd General Election for Mayor and Place 5 councilmember and a Special Election to fill the vacated...

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  • October 12th, 2020

Tarrant County Will Reopen Bars At 50 Percent Capacity

Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott said bars could open across the state on Oct. 14 at 50% capacity based upon discretion by each county. Judge...

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September 2020


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  • September 30th, 2020

Governor Abbott Issues Disaster Declaration In Lake Jackson

Governor Abbott issued a disaster declaration on Sunday after a brain-eating amoeba (Naegleria Fowleri) was discovered in the water supply...

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  • September 18th, 2020

City Council Adopts The 2020 Tax Rate

THE CITY OF RIVER OAKS ADOPTED A TAX RATE OF $0.697374/$100 THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX...

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  • September 17th, 2020

Texas Opening Almost All Businesses To 75% Capacity Except For 3 Regions Of State

Texas is allowing most of the state businesses, including restaurants, retail stores, gyms and office buildings currently open at 50%...

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  • September 16th, 2020

City Council Calls General And Special Election

City Council adopted Resolutions 1022 and 1023 calling the November 3rd General Election for Mayor and Place 5 councilmember and a Special...

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  • September 16th, 2020

Commissioners Court Approves Voting Locations

Tarrant County Commissioners Court has approved the Early Voting locations and Election Day Voting Locations enclosed herein. The closest...

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  • September 11th, 2020

Fight The Bite

All mosquito samples submitted to DSHS arbovirus lab this week in River Oaks were found to be negative for West Nile virus (WNV), St. Louis...

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  • September 11th, 2020

Housing Channel Launches Housing Assistance

Housing Channel has launched a housing assistance program to aid Tarrant County residents suffering from job loss/loss of income due to...

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