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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Liberty By The Lake 2022 set for Saturday, July 2

Fireworks

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: June 14, 2022

New Splash Park opens soon!

Splash Park Grand Opening

The new splash park at Kids Colony Park will soon be celebrating its grand opening!

Aloha! You're invited to join The Colony City Council and Community Development Corporation for the much awaited grand opening celebration of the new splash park at Kids Colony Park on Saturday, July 9 at 10:00am. Put on your festive luau attire and come ...
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Posted on: May 31, 2022

Annual mosquito-prevention program underway

Four Ds of Mosquito Prevention

For many years, the City of The Colony has followed a proactive plan of prevention and testing to address mosquito issues throughout the city. The program is particularly important now as spring rains increase the chances for an active mosquito season.

Through this program, areas on public property that may hold water for periods of time are identified and monitored as potential breeding grounds for mosquitoes. These standing pools of water are inspected for mosquito larvae and, if found, are treated wi...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

The Colony Fire Department named EMS Provider of the Year

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Born of necessity and forged in the field, The Colony Fire Department’s Paramedic-Only Program has proved to be a trendsetting, transformative initiative.

The program has ultimately improved not only the department’s quality of pre-hospital medical care but also positioned its firefighters for further success on the fire ground. Those successes were formally recognized on May 31 during the Texas H...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Summer water-usage tips

Sprinkler

It’s that time of year again, when we would like to share some information with our residents about sprinkler use, swimming pools, and other watering tips as we approach the year’s peak water-usage period.

How much water does my sprinkler system use?

To calculate sprinkler usage, average of 5 gallons per minute per sprinkler head, multiplied by the number of sprinkler heads, multiplied by the number of stations. Multiply that number by the number of times yo...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

Urban wildlife Q&A with TCAS

Bobcat

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: 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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