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Stay up-to-date and in-the-know regarding city, county and community news and information with the following area news and social media sources.

City of Allen - Subscription Services for News and Events
Sign up for online news briefs and event calendars on the Notify Me subscriber page! Notify Me includes a comprehensive list of news and event calendars posted by the Public & Media Relations Office and various departments throughout the City. Just provide your email address and click the small email icon by the types of news and events you want to receive.

Citizen's Observer - Allen Police Department uses a special subscription service to provide email alerts on crime notices and public safety information

City of Allen - Digital Publication Subscriptions
Various City departments use Constant Contact to produce various digital publications. Just click on the link for each digital publication you want to receive. These are separate subscription accounts.

COA E-Access - weekly newsletter focusing on events and news announcements for residents
Library E-newsletter - weekly newsletter for either adult or children's programs and events at the Allen Public Library
Parks & Recreation E-newsletter - newsletter promoting recreational programs and events
Allen Event Center E-newsletter - newsletter announcing the latest concerts, shows, sporting events, or ticket deals from Allen Event Center
The Courses at Watters Creek E-Club - newsletter with offer specials and golf promotions for registered members.
Allen Convention & Visitors Bureau E-newsletter - quarterly newsletter for meeting and sports planners to provide destination information 
Water Conservation E-newsletter - monthly newsletter from Water Conservation Division

City of Allen Official Social Media Outlets
City of Allen Facebook
Allen Public Library Facebook
Allen Parks & Recreation Facebook
Market Street Allen USA Twitter (seasonal updates)
The Edge Facebook
Allen Event Center Facebook
Allen Event Center Twitter
Allen Community Ice Rink Facebook
The Courses at Watters Creek
Allen Police Department Facebook (through Citizen's Observer)
Keep Allen Beautiful Twitter
Allen Convention & Visitors Bureau Facebook
Allen Animal Shelter Facebook

City of Allen - Watch Us
Find news, features and event information on Allen City Television. ACTV is an award-winning government access channel available through Time Warner Cable Channel 16, Verizon FiOS Channel 15, Grande Cable Channel 15 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99.

Video programs produced by ACTV are also available online through Video on Demand, YouTube, and Podcast.

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Online Communities
  • Allen Online - neighborhood website with links to area resources, discount coupons and more

Area News Resources

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