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Posted on: December 4, 2018

The Colony Christmas Spectacular Light Show

Christmas Spectacular

Check out the city's annual holiday light show every evening between now and Jan. 6, 2019, at Central Fire Station on Blair Oaks Drive.

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Posted on: December 11, 2018

Recycling Revisited: Cutting down contamination

Clean glass bottles

For decades, Americans have been steadily embracing the concept of recycling as a means to help keep the environment clean, preserve resources, and beautify their communities.

From cardboard and glass to plastics and aluminum, we have become accustomed to throwing many things in the recycling bin rather than the trash can.

No more so than right here in The Colony, where our customers continue to be active participants in the cit...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

City of The Colony E-newsletter

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Christmas Spectacular Lightshow underway through early January; new fishing pier now open at Stewart Creek Park; sign-up today to receive weather alerts to your smartphone; holiday shopping safety tips; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

PlayTC! catalog now available online

PlayTC! Spring catalog

Check out the new issue of the PlayTC! catalog (formerly the Fun Times catalog) for a full listing of upcoming programs, activities and events happening throughout the city!

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Posted on: December 3, 2018

New fishing pier now open

Fishing Pier for web

Now that high water on Lewisville Lake has receded, the new fishing pier at Stewart Creek Park is officially open!

Here's a close-up look at the new pier. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

City launches new emergency alert notification system

Tornado

As an extension of its new website with CivicPlus, the City of The Colony has officially launched a new and improved version of its emergency notification services for residents: CivicReady.

CivicReady is a communication service available to our residents to receive emergency notifications directly to their smartphone. Examples of emergency notifications include weather warnings (tornado, flash flooding, severe storms, etc.) and localized eme...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Breaking down the 2018-19 budget

TCPD patrol vehicle

When September rolls around each year, many folks are eagerly anticipating “cooler” weather as fall arrives or absorbing themselves in the start of a new football season.

But for city governments throughout the state, September is crunch-time for arguably the most important component of municipal management: the annual budget.

The fiscal year runs from Oct. 1 to Sept. 30. While September marks the end of the process when th...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Reconstruction underway at Memorial/Blair Oaks

Road Work Ahead

The long-awaited reconstruction of the intersection at Blair Oaks and Memorial drives began in early July 2018. Memorial Drive is down to one lane each direction while Blair Oaks is fully closed on the south side of the intersection.

Detour signage directs motorists around the construction. Motorists should expect delays in that area and are strongly encouraged to seek alternate routes, especially for those heading to and from The Colony High School. Allow extra time and please drive ...

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