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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Officials break ground on Scheels All Sports

Scheels Groundbreaking

Alongside executives from Scheels and Grandscape, The Colony City Council broke ground Feb. 8 on what will be the nation's largest all-sports store when complete in 2020.

The store will be 331,000 square feet, employ more than 400 people, and feature an indoor, 65-foot operating Ferris Wheel, among other amenities. This will be Scheels' first location in Texas.

For more information about what's to come, visit the Scheels we...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Ticket info for the VOA/LPGA Texas Classic

LPGA Tickets

Tickets for the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic went on sale Feb. 7. The tournament will be held April 30 to May 6 at the Old American GC in The Colony.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Emergency preparedness information

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Spring storm season is approaching. Are you prepared if there's a severe weather event? Get started by browsing the city's Emergency Management resources, including a link to Nixle where you can receive emergency alerts straight to your phone.

Resources include:

Emergency kits;

Emergency notifications;

Outdoor Warning Siren information; and,

Severe weather preparedness plans.

Also, you may contact the city's Emergency Management Coordinator, Travis Calendine, to request a presentation regarding emer...

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Posted on: February 7, 2018

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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VOA/LPGA tickets now on sale; roadwork underway on Blair Oaks at North Colony; library bids farewell to longtime staffers; Court offers Amnesty Program; and more!

City of The Colony E-Newsletter - Feb. 7 (PDF) Home - Spotlights
Posted on: February 2, 2018

Roadwork at Blair Oaks & North Colony

Road Work Ahead

Starting around 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 5, and lasting approximately two weeks, both north- and southbound Blair Oaks Drive between North Colony Boulevard and Ashlock Drive will be closed for roadwork.

Motorists are asked to detour via Nash, Jennings, and Joy drives to go around the intersection if seeking to travel either north- or southbound on Blair Oaks. Commuters are encouraged NOT to use John Yates Drive so as not to congest school traffic at Pete...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Daddy & Daughter Dance tickets on sale now!

Daddy & Daughter Dance

The Parks and Recreation Department will host its 13th annual Daddy & Daughter Dance at the Cascades Events Center (Fairfield Inn) on Saturday, Feb. 24.

Arrive in your semi-casual attire and dance the night away amid sparkling tiaras, pink balloons and fairy tale characters. Welcoming all daddies and their little princesses (ages 3-12). Three dances are available: 3 p.m.; 5 p.m.; and 7 p.m. (choose dance ...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

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: November 2, 2017

Old American to host LPGA tournament

Old American Golf Club

One-hundred forty-four of the world’s best golfers will descend on The Colony later this year as the Volunteers of America LPGA North Dallas Classic debuts at a new venue in 2018.

The LPGA and event officials announced Oct. 30, 2017, that the Old American Golf Club in The Colony will host the event April 30 to May 6, 2018. The tournament will feature a four-day, stroke-play event with a $1.3 million purse.

“This is a very ...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Teams sought for statewide birding tournament

Birding Tournament

The biggest, longest, and wildest bird-watching tournament in the United States is taking place April 15 to May 15. The City of The Colony and The Tribute Owners Association have partnered to form teams to represent the community during this unique event.

The 22nd annual Great Texas Birding Classic Tournament is a fun way to enjoy the birds of Texas whether you’re a novice or a competitive birder. So what is the Birding Classic? Who can join the fun?

  • All levels and ages of birders are welcome to j...
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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Tree recycling yields free mulch for residents

Christmas tree mulch

Thanks to the city's annual Christmas tree recycling initiative, FREE mulch is now available to residents in the southwest corner of the Public Works parking lot off East Lake Highlands Drive, next to the dog park.

Mulch is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You must bring your own containers. Mulch will be replenished as the year goes on. This service is for RESIDENTS ONLY. No commercial uses or contractors allowed.

For information, call Environmental Se...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Early voting info for March primaries

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Early voting for the March 6 party primaries begins Feb. 20 and continues through March 2. Early voting in The Colony will take place at the City of The Colony Annex, 6804 Main St.

Hours are:

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 20-23;

7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 24;

1 to 6 p.m. Feb. 25;

and 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 26 to March 2.

Early voting may be conducted at an early voting location within Denton County. For more information, visit the Denton County Electi...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

County-wide burn ban in effect

Denton County Emergency Services has issued a mandatory burn ban. This applies to city parks as well. No charcoal or wood fires are allowed until further notice due to the threat of wildland fires resulting from dry conditions.

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Municipal Court Amensty Program in February

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During the month of February, the City of The Colony Municipal Court will be implementing its Amnesty Program for those individuals with outstanding citations with the City of The Colony.

The Colony Municipal Court will conduct a safe-harbor initiative, meaning individuals may visit the Municipal Court without fear of arrest for outstanding warrants issued by The Colony Municipal Court.

Anyone who has outstanding citations with The Colony M...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Ticket information for the VOA/LPGA Texas Classic

LPGA Tickets

Tickets for the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic, being held at the Old American GC in The Colony April 30-May 6, will be on sale starting Feb. 7.

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Chlorine maintenance scheduled for water customers in Austin Ranch

The North Texas Municipal Water District will be conducting routine chlorine maintenance Feb. 26 to March 26. Some residents in the Austin Ranch area, which receive water from NTMWD, may notice a stronger taste or smell of chlorine during that time.

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Outdoor Warning Sirens get software upgrade

Outdoor Emergency Warning Siren

The Colony Fire Department has made some recent software upgrades to the city's Outdoor Emergency Warning Sirens. As a result, certain changes to the system's performance have taken effect.

Namely, “quiet” testing will now take place on a weekly basis every Wednesday at noon (with the exception of the regular test the first Wednesday of each month). During quiet testing, all the sirens will rotate for 15 seconds and sound briefly (less than ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

Volunteers sought for VOA-LPGA Texas Classic

LPGA Volunteer

Register to volunteer for the 2018 Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic taking place April 30 to May 6 at the Old American Golf Club.

There's a wealth of opportunities available for residents eager to get involved with the big tournament. Let's show them the best we have to offer! More information is available via The Colony Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

New traffic light online at Lone Star Ranch Parkway

Lone Star Ranch Parkway traffic light

Motorists are advised that the new traffic light at Main Street and Lone Star Ranch Parkway is now online. Please watch for the new signal and drive safe!

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Posted on: January 8, 2018

Monthly Customer Service closures

The Customer Service counters at City Hall will be closed for staff training from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in 2018.

As such, the closures will occur on the following dates: Jan. 9; Feb. 13; March 13; April 10; May 8; June 12; July 10; Aug. 14; Sept. 11; Oct. 9; Nov. 13; and Dec. 11.

Residents wishing to make a utility payment during those dates and times may do so by ac...

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Posted on: December 20, 2017

Officer involved shooting press release (with updates)

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At approximately 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a burglary in progress in the 5500 block of Rice Street.

Officers arrived at the residence and located two inside the home. One of the suspects fled from the residence. The other suspect produced a knife. Officers, fearing for their lives, drew their service weapons and fired at the suspect. The suspect was str...

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Posted on: October 30, 2017

Old American to host LPGA tournament

One-hundred forty-four of the world’s best golfers will descend on The Colony next year as the Volunteers of America LPGA North Dallas Classic debuts at a new venue in 2018.

The LPGA and event officials announced today that the Old American Golf Club in The Colony will host the annual event April 30 to May 6, 2018. The tournament will feature a four-day, stroke-play event with a $1.3 million purse.

“This is a very bi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Free Math Tutoring

Math Tutoring

Tutoring is provided by volunteer professors, college students, high school students, and local professionals to develop an interest in  mathematics, increase college readiness and promote a successful future career. Tutors are at the Library on ...

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Library News
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Children's Book Drive

Book Drive

Books can be dropped off at the Library throughout the month of February. Donations go directly to the Little Free Libraries, located at parks throughout the city.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

3D Printing

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3D printing is available at The Colony Public Library. Find out how to make an appointment, what to expect, and what resources are offered through the Library.

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Posted on: January 3, 2018

AARP Tax Help

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This service is held each Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. beginning in February. Space is limited. Please call 972-625-1900 ext. 3 to schedule an appointment.

AARP volunteers are qualified to offer these services and it is recommended taxpayers bring these docu...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: September 14, 2017

The Colony Public Library - Digital Library

Kids reading a book

Find fiction and nonfiction audio books, e-books and magazines, streaming and downloadable music, and films through The Colony Public Library's digital library.

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Citizens on Patrol (CPA) Academy

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The Spring Citizens Police Academy class will start March 1st!

The
Spring Citizens Police Academy class will start March 1st! Class is at the PDon Thursday Nights from 7-9:30 PM for 10 weeks. Students learn about Patrol,
Traffic, Financial Crimes, Investigations, SWAT Operations, HostageNegotiation, and much mo...

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Police News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Shop with a Cop

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Officers from The Colony, Lewisville, and Flower Mound participate in the 3rd annual Shop with a Cop, sponsored by Journey to a Dream.

Officers from The Colony, Lewisville, and Flower Mound getting together for a photo op after the 3rd annual Shop with a Cop, sponsored by Journey to a Dream, a Denton County organization that supports at risk teenagers. The officers and the teens had a gr...

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Citezens Police Adademy Class #38 Grauation.

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Congratulations to CPA #38.

Congratulations to Citizens Police Academy Class #38 on graduation! These citizens spent the last 10 Thursday nights with us learning about police operations, policies, investigations, driving, negotiations, and ride outs with officers and much more.

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Posted on: November 20, 2017

Police Applicant Test

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TCPD conducts a Police Application Test on 11/18/2017.

On November 18, 2017, The colony Police Department conduct a Police Application Test. 20 applicants gave it their best in the Physical Fitness test and the written exam. 

Thank you all who tested and gave a 100% participation!! 

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Crime Statistics

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Register your home or business security cameras on CrimeReports.com secure server.
This will assist TCPD should a crime occur that may have been captured by your cameras. The information submitted is only accessible by law enforcement.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Recommendations & Complaints

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The Colony Police Department is dedicated to providing the best police service possible to its citizens. Police employees are carefully selected, held to the highest standards, and provided with the best training possible.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Animal Services

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The Colony Animal Services Center works diligently to ensure the safety of you and your pet through education and enforcement.

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