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.

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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 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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