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Posted on: May 4, 2015

APD Celebrates Most Successful "Drug Take Back" Event Yet

The Allen Police Department (APD) collected more than 1,600 pounds of unwanted pharmaceuticals and 410 pounds of sharps during its Drug Take Back event on April 18. Held on the same day as Allen’s Great American Cleanup, the... Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2015

Allen Animal Shelter Increases Adoptions by 35%

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The Animal Shelter Advisory Committee credits restructured fees and increased awareness with a surge in 2014 adoptions. The shelter facilitated 383 adoptions in 2014, 100 more than the previous year. Another 21 animals were... Read on...

Search adoptable animals on Petfinder.
Posted on: May 1, 2015

Allen Marks Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month

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Allen drivers are encouraged to use extra caution this month as more motorcycles hit the roads. The City ushered in Motorcycle Safety and Awareness Month with a city proclamation, urging riders to wear protective equipment... Read on...

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Posted on: April 10, 2015

NTMWD to Ease Watering Restrictions Effective May 1

North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) water supply reservoirs have reached sufficient levels to ease watering restrictions earlier than previously planned.

Beginning May 1, Allen utility customers may water their... Read on...

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Council Approves $85 Million Watters Creek Hotel and Convention Center

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Allen City Council has approved a development agreement for the construction of The Convention Center at Watters Creek, the largest convention and exhibition space in the north Dallas suburbs. The $85 million, four-star... Read on...

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