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Posted on: May 4, 2022

The Colony Summer Kickoff

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Join The Colony Public Library, the Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Parks & Recreation for a spectacular kickoff to summer!

This family-friendly event will have games, a special Spice Club Kit, a StoryWalk®, crafts, fishing activities, treats, food trucks onsite, and more.

For more information, call The Colony Public Library at 972-625-1900, ext. 3.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

May is National Bike Month

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During its regular meeting on May 3, The Colony City Council proclaimed May as National Bike Month in The Colony. The Colony Parks & Recreation Department reminds you that Bike Month isn’t about riding the furthest or the most often.

It’s about riding when you can, encouraging others, and spreading the joys of bike riding far and wide!

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Posted on: May 24, 2022

Paramedics take part in FDNY training program

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In mid-May, TCFD Capt. Westbrook Teer, Capt. James McAllister, and Paramedics Stephen Wilcox, Andrew Mowery, and Anthony Hernandez took part in a special medical operations conference hosted by the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY).

Participants returned with a plethora of new knowledge, training techniques, and ideas to help further the department’s emergency medical goals.

Over three days, participants: attended a variety of classroom sessions, including one in particular ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

The Colony again recognized as Gold Star Affiliate

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Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, recently named The Colony as a Gold Star Affiliate for 2022, a designation granted to 86 affiliates of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates.

Gold Star recognition is the membership recognition highest status any community affiliate can achieve.

In 2004, the organization introduced the concept of Gold Star recognition to reward those communities who sought to go above and beyond the established ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

TCPD boasts Executive Leadership graduate

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Congratulations to Lt. Matthew Moody (center) for completing the 59th session of the School of Executive Leadership late last month.

The eight-week course is presented by the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration and the Center for American and International Law, located in Plano. Also pictured, at left, is Assistant Police Chief Jay Goodson and, at right, Assistant Police Chief...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

TCFD Firehouse No. 5 construction underway

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Check out the progress of construction at The Colony Firehouse No. 5 in The Tribute. Foundations and roadways are nearing completion, with metalwork scheduled to begin soon.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Liberty By The Lake 2022!

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Join us for a weekend of family fun as we celebrate the birth of America’s freedom at the 25th Annual Liberty By The Lake festival.

We kick off the morning celebration with the Liberty 5K/10K/1M race at Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Rd. That evening we finish the festivities with concert, food vendors, rides and the best Fireworks around! Don’t miss the fun!

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Urban wildlife Q&A with TCAS

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Longtime residents of The Colony are no strangers to urban wildlife. The community boasts miles of shoreline along Lewisville Lake, with plenty of greenspace in between.

Many residents in Austin Ranch also live near Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. These conditions create numerous opportunities for humans and wildlife to cross paths. Fortunately, the City of The Colony boasts a well-prepared and highly-rated Animal Services D...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

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: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine information from DCPH

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Are you looking for a first, second or third dose of a COVID-19 vaccine closer to work, school, or home? Denton County Public Health suggests checking out the handy vaccine finder at vaccines.gov/search to search by zip code and manufacturer.

As of March 2021, three COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for different age groups. Vaccine is shipped directly to enrolled COVID-19 vaccine providers as allocated by the Departme...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

The Colony Police investigate business alarm

At 3:09 a.m. May 27, 2022, The Colony Police Department responded to an alarm call at El Pollo Regio restaurant on Main Street, south of South Colony Boulevard.

Officers arrived and found that the front glass door had been shattered. Officers cleared the building and found no subjects inside the business. A person of interest was arrested in close proximity to the business on an unrelated arrest warrant, and is b...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Volunteers sought for city boards, commissions

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The City of The Colony is currently accepting applications for city boards. Board members are appointed by the City Council to serve in a volunteer capacity.

Applications are being accepted in the City Secretary’s Office for open positions at this time.

Information on the boards and the application form are available here or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at 6800 Main St., by email or phone at 972-62...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

FCC launches Affordable Connectivity Program for qualifying households

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, and more. It provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

TCFD performs 'perfect delivery'

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Texas Health recently recognized several members of The Colony Fire Department for what was described as a "perfect" baby delivery.

In mid February, crews from TCFD Engine 11 & Medic 13 delivered a patient's baby girl in the ambulance on the Dallas North Tollway while en route to the hospital. Hospital staff who received the patients upon arrival commended TCFD for the quality of ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Input sought on Denton County Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Denton County is seeking public input for an update to its Hazard Mitigation Plan, which includes The Colony. Public input will help the project team to analyze potential hazards affecting residents.

In turn, the team will recommend possible actions to reduce the impact of those hazards, which include: high winds, tornados, winter storms, hail, flood, drought, wildfire, dam failure, extreme heat, lightning, and expansive soils.

The goal of the Hazard M...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Hours of operation announced for tool-lending program

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“Beautification” has been a buzzword in The Colony for many years. The City Council, Keep The Colony Beautiful Board, and the residents they serve continually prioritize programs and services aimed at neighborhood enhancement.

With those goals in mind, the city’s Community Image Department launched a tool-lending program in 2019 called, The Colony Cares, in which residents may checkout a variety of common home-improvement tools for use on their prope...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Mayor Boyer featured in statewide publication

Check out the March 4 issue of the "Texas Government Insider" statewide e-newsletter to learn more about The Colony Mayor Richard Boyer.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Citywide Accomplishments: 2020-2021

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The City of The Colony invites the community to look back at the city's achievements amid our collective responses to both new and ongoing challenges in recent years.

From the pandemic and Winter Storm Uri, to the continued development of Grandscape, it's been a busy and productive two years in The Colony, Texas.

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

The Colony EDC earns Excellence award

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For the 14th consecutive year, The Colony Economic Development Corp. has received the Texas Economic Development Council's award for Excellence in Economic Development for 2021, presented during the Winter Conference held this month in Sugarland.

The award honors an agency's outstanding commitment to excellence in training, professional memberships and activities and effectiveness in promoting our community. Only 57 cities in Texas received the award for 2021.

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

TCPL wins Achievement of Library Excellence Award

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The Colony Public Library has received the 2021 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA). TMLDA is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League.

Each year TMLDA confers awards for outstanding contributions to public libraries. To successfully receive the Achievement of Library Excellence Award, the applicant must exhibit excellence in each of 10 categories:

  1. Services to underserved populations eithe...
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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Reward offered for information leading to return of stolen items

The City of The Colony is seeking information leading to the return of items recently stolen from The Colony Five Star Complex - most of which were fixtures in the city's Veterans Memorial. Tipsters should contact the number on the flyer below.

The reward has increased twice thanks to matching donations from the local 24 Sports organization and The Colony Community Development Corp. board of directors.

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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: April 21, 2022

Seed Library

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Did you know TCPL has a Seed Library? Our seeds are free to the community and there is no requirement to return seeds derived from the plants that you grow. Stop by the Library's circulation desk or call us at 972-625-1900 ext. 2 to find out more!

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

The Colony Summer Kickoff

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Join The Colony Public Library and Parks & Recreation for a spectacular kickoff to summer! This family-friendly event will have games, a special Spice Club Kit, a StoryWalk®, crafts, fishing activities, treats, food trucks onsite, and more. Th...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Story Time is on Hiatus in May

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Story Time and Music & Movement will be on hiatus for the month of May while the Library prepares for summer programming. Stay tuned for our summer events schedule!

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Liberty By The Lake 2022!

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Join us for a weekend of family fun as we celebrate the birth of America’s freedom at the 25th Annual Liberty By The Lake festival.

We kick off the morning celebration with the Liberty 5K/10K/1M race at Stewart Creek Park, 3700 Sparks Rd. That evening we finish the festivities with concert, food vendors, rides and the best Fireworks around! Don’t miss the fun!

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Summer Clubhouse 2022

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Join us every Friday in the summer for fun programs in The Colony Recreation Center Gymnasium!

The Colony Summer Clubhouse is back! Our four-month summer series showcases performances such as magic shows, animal presentations, sing-along storytelling and much more! All performances take place inside The Colony Recreation Center Gymnasium. Bring you...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

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: February 10, 2022

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: May 19, 2022

Teen Police Academy 2022

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The Colony Police Department will host their annual Teen Academy during the week of June 6-10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at The Colony Police Department, 5151 North Colony Blvd, The Colony Tx. 75056.

The Teen Academy is open to eighth- 12th-graders, (2021-202...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Texas National Night Out

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Join The Colony Police Departments National Night Out program on Tuesday October 4th, and register to host your own event in your neighborhood. 

TCPD event will take place at The Colony Police Department located at 5151 N. Colony Blvd, The Colony ...

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