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Posted on: September 29, 2018

Good News! Water Rate Increase Will Be Smaller than Expected

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Allen residents will get some relief from an expected 10% increase in the City’s water rates.

Thanks to budgeting changes made by North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD), the City of Allen will pay less than expected for the wholesale water it purchas...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Allen Fire Department Invests in Life-Saving Technology

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Whether trapped in a car or in the path of a dangerous storm, Allen citizens will benefit from new tools coming to Allen Fire Department.

Allen City Council agreed to fund two major improvements to fire department equipment at the Oct. 23 meeting. The firs...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Rudolph Run & Donner Dash

Rudolph Run 5K

An annual Allen tradition, the 5K Rudolph Run is back, along with a .5K Donner Dash, to help ring in the holiday season!

The Rudolph Run is 5K run that is USATF registered. The Donner Dash is 0.5K (long spring/short walk) with a cup of hot cocoa.

Online reg...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 12, 2018

The Annual Great Turkey Skate

Great Turkey Skate

Join the fun on the ice for various Thanksgiving-themed, on-ice games and activities!

The Annual Great Turkey Skate is happening from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, November 24 at Allen Community Ice Rink!

The entrance fee is $5, and skate rentals are $3.

All o...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 12, 2018

"Holidays On Ice" Show

2018 Holidays On Ice

Celebrate the holidays by watching a fun show on the ice!

Join Allen Community Ice Rink as they present the annual "Holidays on Ice" show from 4-6 p.m. on December 2 in Allen Event Center. 

The show will feature the Allen Academy of Skati...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 22, 2018

Recreation Professional of the Year

TRAPS Award Joey Ramos

Allen Parks and Recreation's Joey Ramos, Athletic Program Supervisor, was honored with the distinguished 2018 Recreation Professional of the Year Award for Class I from the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) North Region.

The Recreation Professional...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Fall 2018 Recreation Guide

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The Fall 2018 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

Learn about all of the upcoming programs, classes, summer camps and special events happening in Allen.

The guide can be viewed online now and is available...

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