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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 29, 2014

Once Weekly Landscape Irrigation Allowed in Allen

The North Texas Municipal Water District announced that their water supply region will go back to once weekly landscape irrigation during September and October. The once weekly watering schedule for the City of Allen begins... Read on...

City of Allen Water Conservation
Posted on: August 28, 2014

Once a Week Watering Permitted Sept. 1 - Oct. 31

(Wylie, Texas - August 28, 2014) Effective September 1, to ensure water quality is maintained throughout the water distribution systems, North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) is recommending its Member Cities and... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2014

City of Allen Facility Closures and Hours of Operation for Labor Day Weekend

City of Allen Facility Closures
Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1
Allen Public Library
Allen Event Center Box Office (Also closed Sat., Aug. 30)

Monday, September... Read on...

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: 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...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium will under-go renovation of the Locker Rooms beginning September 8

The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium will under-go renovation of the Locker Rooms beginning September 8, 2014. Renovations will include upgrading elements in the Men’s and Women’s Shower/Locker Rooms including new slip resistant... Read on...


Library - Main

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Posted on: August 25, 2014

Library Closed

The Library will be closed Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. We will reopen Tuesday, September 2 at 10am.

Posted on: August 25, 2014

Noontime Pageturners - Wednesday, September 3

September's selection is "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg.

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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Twisted Threads Fiber Craft Circle - Wednesday, September 10

Twisted Threads is a social group for knitters, crocheters, felters, quilters, and any other type of craft done with thread or yarn! All skill levels are welcome! So, bring your latest project and work on it in the company of other fiber crafters.

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Discover a Healthier You - Thursday, September 11

Learn how to prepare quick, nutritious meals that are easy on your budget. Registration requested.

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Trivia Night - Thursday, September 11

Team up with your friends to compete for first place--test your knowledge in literature, history, science, and more!

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Labor Day Facility Hours of Operation and Closures

Facilities Closed for Labor Day (September 1):
Joe Farmer Recreation CenterAllen Senior Recreation Center
The Edge Visitor CenterAllen Event Center Administrative Office
Allen Event Center Box Office (August... Read on...

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: 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...

NRPA Website
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


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