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Posted on: March 21, 2019

HOV Lanes Opening to General Traffic on US 75

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US Highway 75 in Collin County will soon become more free-flowing, thanks to a breakthrough agreement to add capacity to the crucial north-south freeway.

A plan to improve reliability along a stretch of US 75 between the Sam Rayburn Tollway and Interstate ...

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Posted on: March 18, 2019

Allen Receives Another Clean Audit

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An annual review of City funds found no errors or operational issues, according to the report from an independent auditor.

“This is the cleanest audit the city could possibly get,” said Sara Dempsey of audit firm Weaver in a presentatio...

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Posted on: March 14, 2019

Allen Invests $2.1 Million in Public Safety Software

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Police dispatching and record-keeping is getting a major boost thanks to new technology.

Following an exhaustive search, Allen Police selected CentralSquare Technologies to help the department dispatch calls, make police reports, document evidence and keep...

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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Update on Proposed Cricket Stadium (03-12-2019)

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UPDATE on Allen Sports Village (03-12-2019): 

The City of Allen has been notified by landowner and developer, Thakkar Developers, that they will proceed with the project plans for Allen Sports Village which are currently under technical review, an...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Annual Water System Maintenance Runs March 4-April 1

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You might notice a slight change to the taste or smell of your tap water this spring. This change is due to a temporary change in disinfectant used by Allen's water supplier, North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Though your water might taste or s...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

Annual Water System Maintenance Runs March 4-April 1

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You might notice a slight change to the taste or smell of your tap water this spring. This change is due to a temporary change in disinfectant used by Allen's water supplier, North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Though your water might taste or s...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

AFD Celebrates Promotions, Annual Award Winners

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Allen Fire Department (AFD) welcomed new employees and celebrated career advancements at its annual Promotional Ceremony and Awards Presentation on Wednesday, March 6.

The department recognized seven employees promoted to new titles in the last year, inclu...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Public Input Meeting

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You are invited to join Allen Parks and Recreation to share your thoughts and feedback on the plans for Allen's newest recreation facility!

A public input meeting for the Exchange Parkway Recreation Center is being held at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4 at Al...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Cardboard Boat Race

Cardboard Boat Race

Get creative and construct a boat, raft or floating craft entirely of cardboard!

Cardboard boat races are happening from 1-2:30 p.m. on March 23 at Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium!

Open to ages 8-17, teams include a captain, first mate and up to a 4-person suppor...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Outdoor Adventure Day

Outdoor Adventure Day

Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or novice, this day is for you!

A special "Outdoor Adventure Day" is being held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 30 in Bethany Lakes Park (outside of Joe Farmer Recreation Center).

You and your family will learn...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Super Hero Skate

Super Hero Skate

Come dressed as your favorite super hero for a fun open skate event!

The "Super Hero Skate" is happening from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on April 6 at Allen Community Ice Rink!

Open to all ages, the cost is $5 entry and $3 skate rental. Receive a fre...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Eggcellent Family Adventure

Eggcellent Family Adventure

Grab your family, friends and Easter basket, because the Easter Bunny is coming to Allen!

The 2019 Eggcellent Family Adventure is from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 13 at Allen Civic Plaza (305 Century Parkway, Allen, TX 75013), located directly outsid...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Grand Golf & Bingo

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Grandparents can join The Courses at Watters Creek for a 9-hole scramble with their grandchildren followed by food, drink, bingo (yes, BINGO!), fun and prizes at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 on The Players Course (9 Holes).While there will be an overall ...
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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Easter Open Skate

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Hop on over to Allen Community Ice Rink for a special Easter-themed ice skating event.

The "Easter Open Skate" is happening from 11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. on April 20 at Allen Community Ice Rink!

There will be fun activities and an opportunity to ha...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: March 21, 2019

Spring 2019 Programs at The Edge

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From scooter clinics to drawing classes and engineering workshops, registration is now open for these great Spring 2019 programs being offered at The Edge!

Scooter Clinics by Customer ScootersThe Custom Scooters team will cover equipment maintenance, safet...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: February 26, 2019

Cattle Egret Prevention Efforts

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In order to prevent cattle egrets from nesting in the City of Allen, predatory bird noise-making devices will be used beginning the week of March 4 at Celebration Park and Stacy Ridge Park.

The noise-making devices are used annually at the parks until the ...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Summer 2019 Recreation Guide

Summer 2019 LIFE Guide

The Summer 2019 edition of Allen Parks and Recreation's LIFE activities guide is now available!

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

The guide can be viewed online now and is available at all of A...

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