Posted on: December 9, 2016

Allen Lowers Flags in Memory of John Glenn

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The City of Allen is joining communities nationwide in lowering its flags in honor of John Glenn. The astronaut, fighter pilot and former U.S. Senator died on Dec. 8 at the age of 95. Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth and later became the ol...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

CDBG Funds Help Bridge Housing Gap


More than a hundred Allen families received help with home repairs, housing education and household bills last year thanks to federal funding administered by the City of Allen.

The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) is financed by the United States D...

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Learn more about the CDBG program.
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Celebrate the Season in Allen

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Make the most of winter holidays with these community events.

  • Join the City of Allen for the annual Christmas Tree Lighting at City Hall on Friday, Dec. 2.
  • View over 400 nativity displays from around the world during this free exhibit, Dec. 2-3.
  • Catch a hila...
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View our calendar for a complete list of events.