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Allen Community Ice Rink

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Congratulations to the Snow Jobs in Their Win Against the Tapeworms

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The stage was set, the ice was ready and the Snow Jobs were ready to take on the Tapeworms for the coveted Dentler Cup.

The Tapeworms immediately felt the pressure against the Snow Jobs as soon as the puck hit the ice.... Read on...


City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

WalletHub Names Allen 2nd Best City in U.S. for First-Time Home Buyers

Allen has been named 2014’s 2nd Best City for First-Time Home Buyers in a national study from the leading personal finance outlet WalletHub.com. To determine which housing markets most favor first-time home buyers, WalletHub... Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2014

Public Hearings Set for Proposed Budget

Allen City Council will conduct two public hearings on the proposed Fiscal Year 2014-2015 City of Allen Annual Budget. The public hearings will be part of the regular Council meetings on Tuesday, August 12 and Tuesday,... Read on...

See Proposed Budget . . .
Posted on: July 31, 2014

Public Hearings Set for Proposed Property Tax Rate

Two public hearings have been set for the proposed property tax rate for the 2014 tax year. The public hearings will be at 7 p.m. on Aug. 12 and 26 as part of the Allen City Council meetings that begin at 7 p.m. at Allen... Read on...

Read Legal Notice
Posted on: August 11, 2014

Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall Citizens Police Academy

The Fall 2014 Citizens Police Academy class will begin Thursday, September 4 at 6 p.m. This 12-week course provides Allen residents an opportunity to meet with officers from various units of their police department;... Read on...

Citizens Police Academy Application

Community Services

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

NEW Expanded Hours for the Allen CRC!

Through a partnership with the City of Plano, Allen residents may pick up reusable household chemicals for free at Plano’s HHW Reuse Center or the City of Allen's Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC). The ACRC will be open to the... Read on...

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Keep Allen Beautiful

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Posted on: June 17, 2014

NEW Expanded Hours for the Allen CRC!

Through a partnership with the City of Plano, Allen residents may pick up reusable household chemicals for free at Plano’s HHW Reuse Center or the City of Allen's Chemical Reuse Center (ACRC). The ACRC will be open to the... Read on...

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Library - Main

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Posted on: August 12, 2014

Trivia Night - Thursday, August 21

Team up with your friends to compete for first place - test your knowledge in literature, history, science, and more! Please limit teams to 4 members.

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

Doodle! with Tom Cornish - Sunday, August 24

Doodling is an easy-to-learn, relaxing and fun way to create artwork using simple repeat patterns. Registration required.

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Texas In Motion - Plate Tectonics and Faulting - Tuesday, August 26

Explore how Texas has literally traveled the globe! Presented by Diane Brownlee of the Heard Museum in McKinney. Registration required.

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Posted on: August 16, 2014

Book Talk - Thursday, August 28

In this special summer book club, we invite you to come share your favorite books. Give the group a few teasers (no spoilers, please) and tell us why you think everyone will love it!

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

Facility/Park Closures for the Month of August

Below is a list of closures for the month of August:
Aug 6-8 Allen Station Park (only the baseball field)
Aug 11-15 Allen Senior Recreation Center
Aug 25-27 Lakeside Pavilion

Posted on: August 1, 2014

Allen Senior Recreation Center Weekend Hours of Operation Change

Through a comprehensive evaluation of operations at the Allen Senior Recreation Center, findings have revealed that utilization by members is extremely low on Saturdays. To ensure that operations are appropriately staffed in... Read on...

Allen Senior Recreation Center website
Posted on: July 1, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Demonstrates How Going OUT is IN this July

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ALLEN, TX – If you’re feeling cramped and like you don’t get to spend enough time outside, you’re not the only one. Nearly three in 10 U.S. adults do not spend time outside on a daily basis and of those who do, almost half... Read on...

Parks and Rec Month
Posted on: May 27, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns National Gold Medal Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

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ALLEN, TX, May 27, 2014 – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced that the City of Allen’s Parks and... Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Rowlett Creek Trail Underpass Temporarily Closed May 29

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The US 75 Trail Underpass at Rowlett Creek will be closed beginning May 29, for the US 75 widening project. The closure is expected to last several months.

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration

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Vocal sensations and winners of season three of NBC's The Sing-Off, Pentatonix, will headline this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Allen, set for Saturday, June 28, at... Read on...

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Police Department

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

Mark Your Calendar for the National Drug Take Back Iniative

The Allen Police Department (APD) in cooperation with the United States Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) will host its eleventh National Drug Take Back Initiative (NTBI) on Saturday, September 27. The event runs from 10 a.m. to... Read on...

Allen Drug Take Back Day
Posted on: August 11, 2014

Applications Now Being Accepted for Fall Citizens Police Academy

The Fall 2014 Citizens Police Academy class will begin Thursday, September 4 at 6 p.m. This 12-week course provides Allen residents an opportunity to meet with officers from various units of their police department;... Read on...

Citizens Police Academy Application


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