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City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: April 1, 2015

Compost Route Delays

Community Waste Disposal's compost routes are running on a delayed schedule, due to the number of people setting out large amounts of compost. Tuesday's routes will be finished Wednesday morning with the assistance of... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2015

U-Turn Lane Closures on Stacy Road

Crews will close U-turn lanes on Stacy Road beginning Wednesday, April 1. The closures are part of TXDOT improvements to US 75. Lanes will remain closed until the work is complete.

Posted on: March 29, 2015

Lane Closure on Angel Parkway

Crews must close one lane of Angel Parkway to remove a manhole and patch pavement. Closures will begin Monday, March 30. The closure will impact the southbound lanes of Angel Parkway, just south of Stacy Road. Work should be... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Service Organizations Help Neighbors in Need

Mayor Stephen Terrell thanked volunteers while kicking off “Live. Love. Allen.” week, March 23-29. The “Live. Love. Allen.” program matches willing volunteers with residents who face property code violations, yet are... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Allen Keeps Growing with New Homes, Infill Development

Zoning requests for new residential neighborhoods kept Allen’s Planning and Zoning Commission busy in 2014. But as the city nears build out, new growth is often as result of infill development. Requests for “infill... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2015

Outdoor Siren Test Scheduled

The Allen Fire Department will perform an audible test of outdoor sirens on Saturday, April 4. The test will take place at noon. If the forecast calls for thunderstorms, the test will be postponed.

Allen operates... Read on...

Learn more about Allen's outdoor warning sirens

Fire Department

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Posted on: March 16, 2015

Outdoor Siren Test Scheduled

The Allen Fire Department will perform an audible test of outdoor sirens on Saturday, April 4. The test will take place at noon. If the forecast calls for thunderstorms, the test will be postponed.

Allen operates fourteen... Read on...

Learn more about Allen's outdoor warning sirens

Keep Allen Beautiful

3 Stories
Posted on: March 30, 2015

Earthfest Parking Information

Organizers have made arrangements with Go TAPS to shuttle visitors to and from Green Elementary and Boon Elementary

Visitors are encouraged to park at Green Elementary and Boon Elementary. Go TAPS will be providing a... Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2015

Vendors Confirmed for Earthfest

Earthfest has expanded its offerings to the public as local businesses join the roster of vendors attending the event. Many of the vendors from the Eagle Run are registered for the event. Eagle Run had to be canceled due to... Read on...

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Earthfest Moved to Dayspring Nature Preserve

Earthfest Moved to Dayspring Nature Preserve. In previous years, Earthfest has been held at Connemara Meadow Preserve. This year it has been moved to a different nature preserve in order to continue to expose Allen residents... Read on...


Library - Main

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Posted on: March 16, 2015

Library Closed for Easter

The Library will be closed on Sunday, April 5 for Easter. We will reopen at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 6.

Posted on: February 7, 2015

Personalized Reading Suggestions

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Adult Readers Advisory
Posted on: February 4, 2015

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Parks & Recreation

9 Stories
Posted on: March 31, 2015

Holiday Closures - April 5

The facilities below will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 5.

Closures:
Allen Senior Recreation Center
Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Joe Farmer Recreation Center
The Edge Visitor Center (Skate Park will be open)

Posted on: March 27, 2015

Annual Parks Facility Closure Schedule

As part of the Allen Parks and Recreation Department’s annually scheduled maintenance, various facilities are closed throughout the year in order to work on equipment, deep clean, touch up paint and to complete various... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Arbor Day Foundation Names Allen Tree City USA

Allen, TX has been named a 2014 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. It marks the 12th consecutive year the City of Allen has earned the honor.

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Posted on: March 16, 2015

Splash Pad Set to Open May 1

The Splash Pad is having some of its features re-coated and will be complete just in time for summer, set to open on May 1.

Posted on: November 12, 2014

Orchards Park Construction Concept

Orchards Park is an undeveloped Neighborhood Park located east of Malone Road on Lake Travis Drive north of Bethany Drive and south of Main Street. The property is approximately six acres in size and is bordered by single... Read on...

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns Four TRAPS Awards

ALLEN, TX – Nov 7, 2014 – The Allen Parks and Recreation Department was presented with four awards during the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) North Region conference held Nov. 7 in Grand Prairie, Texas. The... Read on...

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: 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: 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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