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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Tickets on sale for VOA Classic 2021

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The Volunteers of America Classic will return to The Colony June 28–July 4, 2021, with top LPGA professionals competing for a $1.5 million purse at Old American Golf Club at Golf Clubs at The Tribute.

Originally slated for fall 2021, the new tournament dates reflect the LPGA’s schedule modifications for the 2021 calendar year.

The 2021 tournament will offer a week of community progra...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Migratory bird-nesting season underway

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It's that time again. Residents of The Colony, especially those within or adjacent to neighborhoods where the birds have previously nested, are strongly advised to trim their trees in order to minimize potential nesting canopies.

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine information from DCPH

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Denton County residents can now sign up for a waitlist to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on the new Vaccine Interest Portal at DentonCounty.gov/vaccine.

As of March 2021, three COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Vaccine is shipped directly to enrolled COVID-19 vaccine providers as allocated by the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Texas DSHS ha...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

City staff recognized for rapid response to winter storm

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At its regular meeting on April 6, The Colony City Council recognized all of the city employees who worked through the winter storm event in February to keep the community safe and ensure vital services continued uninterrupted.

Many sacrificed time with their own families, which were also enduring hardships from the storm.

We invite you to read the Mayoral Proclamation, which chronicles the rapid response from Public Safety, Public Works, Animal Services, the Parks Department, an...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Defend Your Drains

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NEW: Check out this video for an inside look at the Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant and learn more about why it's important to defend your drains!

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

COVID-19: City facility status, health resources, and more (updated 3/8/21)

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Over the past year, the entire community has been working to keep up with the response to the spread of COVID-19 in North Texas. All steps being taken are meant to safeguard public health.

All residents of The Colony are currently under a series of Executive Orders and local disaster declarations issued by Gov. Greg Abbott, the Denton County Commissioners Court, and The Colony City Council, which are meant to help slow the spread of COVID-1...

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

#InThisTogether

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Everyone has been asked to make sacrifices throughout the community in order to flatten the curve & slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout North Texas. The following resources are available to assist those who may need help or for those looking to give.

HOW AND WHERE TO GET HELP

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While we encourage you to explore everything listed here, we recommend the pages of the following agencies as among those offering the most comprehensive resource listings in our area:

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Virtual programs & services for seniors

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The Colony Community Center staff have been working hard to provide a wide variety of virtual programs & services for our senior community: Exercise videos, live music, Zoom meet-ups, bingo & more!

TC Seniors "Shelter at Home" Guide - Don’t just Survive … Thrive!

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Outdoor warning siren to be relocated

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The Colony Fire Department will be relocating the outdoor warning siren currently located at the intersection of South Colony and Memorial to the city's water-tower site on Chesapeake Drive.

  • The project was originally scheduled for the afternoon of April 22 but has been rescheduled for the week of April 26. More details will be provided as they become available.

Following relocation, contractors will perform two tests to ensure proper installa...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Emergency supplies sales-tax holiday April 24-26

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Natural disasters can happen anytime, even during a pandemic. Prepare yourself during the 2021 Emergency Preparation Supplies Sales Tax Holiday for events that can cause damage, like tornadoes, flash floods and severe storms.

Texans can purchase certain emergency preparation supplies tax free during the sales tax holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can purchase, and you do not need to give an exemption certificate to claim the exemption. This year&...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Perez joins United Way of Denton County board

United Way of Denton County recently welcomed five new community volunteers to its Board of Directors, including Joe Perez, The Colony's Director of Community Relations & Programming.

Perez (pictured at left) brings more than 10 years of experience in local government, and joins The Colony Place 1 City Council member Kirk Mikulec on the board.

Other new board members include Joyce Brown, April Cain, Curtis Cornelious, and Dr. Marilyn Ja...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

The Colony EDC earns state-level recognition

The Colony EDC received the 2020 Economic Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for the 13th consecutive year during the TEDC Winter Conference held virtually February 22-26.

The Colony is one of only 51 organizations statewide to earn this honor this year.

“The TEDC’s Economic Excellence Recognition program is one of the ways in which our organization honors the outstanding commitment to excellence of our c...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

‘My prayer answered:’ TCAS steps up to help fellow shelter

One thing staff of all animal shelters share is a love for the animals in their care. Their fundamental mission is to provide for wayward dogs and cats and find them new homes. But as most everyone knows, it isn’t easy.

Brittany Jandasek is a Texas State Trooper and part-time adoption coordinator at the City of Junction Animal Shelter, which is located about 300 miles southwest of The Colony. With a city population of 2,500, the shelter had limited resources and infreque...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

TCFD installs UV lights in ambulances

As part of continual efforts to improve safety for both the residents it serves and public safety personnel, The Colony Fire Department recently purchased and installed ultraviolet lighting systems for all four of its ambulances.

The lights are cutting-edge technology designed to safely and thoroughly disinfect the cabin following transport of a patient to a hospital.

#TCFD is committed to providing the community with the very best in emergency fire and medical services.

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Message from The Colony Fire Department regarding COVID-19

Fire Chief Scott Thompson and the men & women of TCFD share information about the department's preparedness and response to COVID-19, including details about PPE procedures when they respond to calls.

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

City responds to updated Governor's Orders

On March 2, 2021, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced Executive Order GA-34, which takes effect Wednesday, March 10. The newest order will end the statewide mask-mandate and remove COVID-related closures and occupancy limits.

Per GA-34, any entity in Texas may be open at 100% occupancy. Private businesses may still require masks and/or limit capacity at their own discretion.

  • In response to the new order, members of the public will no longer be required to wear masks inside City...
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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Statewide Executive Orders (updated 3/2/21)

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Over the past year, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has announced a series of ongoing Executive Orders in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the state. The latest updates take effect Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

On March 3, 2021, Gov. Abbott issued GA-34, which establishes that statewide executive orders pertaining to COVID-19 would end, effective Wednesday, March 10, 2021. Specifically:

  • The statewide mask-mandate, and COVID-related closures and capacity limits wi...
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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Trash/recycling collected as normal most holidays

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Did you know? As part of the city's renewed contract with Republic Services, trash and recycling collection is only delayed during three holidays in the year: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Trash and recycling will be collected as normal (with no delays) during all other annual holidays.

For more information, call 972-624-3131 or visit the Environmental Services page of our website.

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

AT&T, TCGTV notice

The AT&T U-Verse broadcast of The Colony Government Television is currently off the air due to maintenance. The City is working with AT&T to resolve the issue as soon as possible.

In the meantime, the broadcast can be seen 24/7 on the city’s Live Video stream. Programming primarily includes live and recorded broadcasts of The Colony City Council meetings (6:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of the month) and Planning & Zonin...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

2019 Water Quality Report

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The City of The Colony's 2019 Water Quality Report is now available on our website.

Please see the link below. For more information, call the Water Production Department at 972-624-4431. Thank you!

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Introducing the Library of Things!

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TCPL is exited to announce the launch of our Library of Things! Our "things" include a tool kit, 100 ft. extension cord, vehicle code reader, electric power washer, and upolstery cleaner! We'll be adding to this special collection over the next ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Free Virtual Training on Libby for Ebooks

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Libby experts from OverDrive are coming to help you access our library’s digital collection of ebooks and audiobooks through the free Libby app on 4/30! You can sign-up to join here: https://bit.ly/colonytrain.

If you haven’t used the FREE Libby app yet to...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Drive-Thru Pickup

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TCPL now offers Drive Thru pickup for library materials, printouts, craft kits, and more! Pickup is available Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. via the Drive-thru window next to the outside book drop.

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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Up, Up and Away Festival of Flight

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Take flight and join us for a day full of festivities.

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Movies in the Park - Croods 2

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Join us for a night under the stars while we watch family friendly movies from a large outdoor inflatable movie screen. Choose to watch from the lawn in social circles or from your car and tune into 99.9FM. We hope to see you there!

Come join us for a NEW TAKE on Movies In The Park! Sit back, relax and enjoy the show on a large outdoor inflatable screen brought to you by the Parks & Recreation Department.  Bring your own blankets and chairs OR choose to watch the movie f...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Migratory bird-nesting season approaching

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It's that time again. Residents of The Colony, especially those within or adjacent to neighborhoods where the birds have previously nested, are strongly advised to trim their trees in order to minimize potential nesting canopies.

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Posted on: July 16, 2020

Virtual programs & services for seniors

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The Colony Community Center staff have been working hard to provide a wide variety of virtual programs & services for our senior community: Exercise videos, live music, Zoom meet-ups, bingo & more!

TC Seniors "Shelter at Home" Guide - Don’t just Survive … Thrive!

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

ATM Skimmers

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Regarding gas pump and ATM skimmers, the safest bet is to simply not use any card at the gas pump, period.

Instead, pay inside the gas station, ideally one with a chip reader at the terminal. If you're going to pay at the pump, however, at least consider using a credit card instead of a debit card. For ATMS, use those located inside secure areas.
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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Migratory Birds in The Colony TX.

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Need to submit a concern or early sighting of migratory birds? Please submit a Migratory Bird Concern Report.

Nesting birds, such as herons, egrets and other nesting
waterbirds, bring challenges such as noise, odor and significant amounts ofexcrement that covers streets, sidewalks, cars and mailboxes on public and
private property. People may find the birds&a...

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Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

National Pharmaceutical Take Back Initiative

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On Saturday, April 24, 2021, from 10am - 2pm, The Colony Police Department will host a "Drug Take Back" collection sites at The Colony High School. 4301 Blair Oaks Dr.

The Colony Police Department is focused
on removing potentially dangerous controlled substances from our residents and citizensmedicine cabinets.

 A national take-back day will provide a unified opportunity
for the public to surrender expired,...

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Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Distracted Driving

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Please pay 100 percent attention to the road ahead of you. Officer De La Cruz wants you to arrive at your destination safely.

There are so many ways be distracted while you drive. Texting is probably the number one reason for car accidents. Why is texting so bad? Texting while driving has become a huge risk factor because it employs all three forms of distracted driving. Here ar...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Scam Alert

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The public should be aware of the following potential indicators of fraudulent activity:

• Advertisements or offers for early access to a vaccine upon payment of a deposit or fee;• Requests asking you to pay out of pocket to obtain the vaccine or to put your name on a COVID-19 vaccine waiting list;• Offers to underg...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Practice the 9PM Routine

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Leaving anything of value in your vehicle is not a good practice. Leaving your vehicle unlocked, even if nothing of value is inside, is also highly discouraged.

Officers have taken vehicle-theft reports where weapons, cash, phones, computers, prescription medication, sun glasses, tools, and many other things are taken. 

Take that extra step and keep your valuables safe! 

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Help Prevent Package Theft

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There is a steep rise in package thefts this time of year, especially in our apartment-home community.

We feel the best way to prevent package theft if ordering on Amazon is to use a Amazon Locker at the following local locations:• Circle K 5621 South Colony - name of box is Challenge• Circle K 6801 Main St. - name of box is ReciprocityIf you are getting p...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Exchange Zone

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Don't forget to use our Exchange Zone (located in the Police Department parking lot behind the jail building) if you are selling or purchasing items online. It is monitored on camera 24/7.

Tip: If you find an item online for sale and the price is too good to be true, most likely it is a scam. Never agree to wire or send money to purchase an online item unless you have verified the authenticity of the seller.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Exchange Zone

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Tip: If you find an item online for sale and the price is too good to be true, most likely it is a scam. Never agree to wire or send money to purchase an online item unless you have verified the authenticity of the seller.

If you have any questions please ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Help Prevent Package Theft

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We feel the best way to prevent package theft if ordering on Amazon is to use a Amazon Locker at the following local locations:• Circle K 5621 South Colony - name of box is Challenge• Circle K 6801 Main St. - name of box is ReciprocityIf you are getting p...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Distracted Driving Awareness

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There are so many ways be distracted while you drive. Texting is probably the number one reason for car accidents. Why is texting so bad? Texting while driving has become a huge risk factor because it employs all three forms of distracted driving.

Here are...

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