Posted on: November 21, 2017

City Council reception scheduled for Nov. 27

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The community is invited to a reception at 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at City Hall to welcome recently elected members of The Colony City Council

Light refreshments will be served. The reception precedes the City Council meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. the same night. Contact the City Secretary's Office for more information.

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Posted on: November 15, 2017

Donations sought for seasonal clothing drive

Clothing drive donation box

As the year moves into the colder seasons, the City of The Colony, Nebraska Furniture Mart, and Metro Relief are teaming up to collect gently used/new blankets, coats and/or gloves and new socks for those who may have need this winter.

The drive will take place starting Wednesday, Nov. 15 and continue through Friday, Dec. 15. Donation boxes are located at:

  • The Colony City Hall, 6800 Main St.;
  • The Colony Recreation Center, 5151 North Colony Blvd.; and,
  • Nebraska Furniture Mart, 5600 Nebraska...
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Posted on: November 9, 2017

City launches redesigned websites

The City of The Colony is proud to announce the launch of new-look websites for the City itself, the Community Development Corp., and the Convention & Visitors Bureau.

In addition to the modern design and new features, all sites are now mobile responsive, meaning they will automatically configure the layout to accommodate viewing on mobile devices. The Colony Police Department and The Colony Public Library also have fea...

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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: November 13, 2017

Residents turn handmade yarn into works of art

Woolie Wednesdays

Unlike Snow White, the women of Woolie Wednesdays never prick their fingers on a spinning wheel, and they for sure have never fallen asleep during class. There’s way too much sharing, caring, laughing and smiling going on at The Colony Community Center.

The Woolie Wednesdays spinning group meets from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Wednesday at The Colony Community Center, 5151 North Colony Blvd. Originally known as Texas Twisters, they recently adopted the name of Woolie Wednesdays for their group meeting. The ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2017

TCPD responds to barricaded person

At approximately 11:20 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, The Colony Police officers responded to an alarm call at Hawaiian Falls Water Park, 4400 Paige Road.

At the scene, officers observed a white male walking inside a fenced-in area of the park. The subject then entered one of the administration offices of the main building and barricaded himself. It appeared that the subject fired a handgun at officers thro...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Fire Department to add paramedic-only personnel

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The Colony City Council has approved a new program within The Colony Fire Department that allows for the hiring of paramedic-only personnel.

Fire Chief Scott Thompson said the department is always looking for opportunities to improve its delivery of fire, rescue, and emergency medical services (EMS). This change has been two years in the making and allows TCFD to maximize its potential in all ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

Utility rate increases to fund repairs, upgrades

After seven straight years of static or decreased utility rates, The Colony residents and businesses experienced a 3-percent increase in October 2013.

It was the first of five annual increases of the same percentage scheduled between 2013 and 2017 in order for the city to meet the increased demands for service amid an aging infrastructure. The next increase will take effect Oct. 1, 2017.

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

Health inspections go mobile

The Colony City Council has approved an ordinance amendment regarding the posting of health inspection letter grade cards within food establishments in The Colony.

This change marks the transition to a new program ultimately making health inspection information available to the public electronically in a convenient, user-friendly format via smart phone, tablet and the City of The Colony’s website.

As of Oct...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

City now offers curbside clothing recycling

Each year, over 21 billion pounds of clothing go into U.S. landfills. In an effort to combat this growing problem, the City of The Colony has partnered with Simple Recycling to offer curbside pick-up of clothing, shoes, and small household items.

Simple Recycling is a for-profit recycler committed to offering residents the easiest way to keep usable materials from the landfill. The program is free of charge and simple to use.Step 1: Place clothing, shoes and home goods into the orange bags provide...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Hurricane Harvey response, resources

Hurricane Harvey wreaked havoc on the Gulf Coast the weekend of Aug. 25, leaving behind thousands of displaced Texans, mainly due to widespread flooding in the Houston area.

In the days that followed, The Colony Fire Department deployed a Division Chief, engine company, and brush truck to the region as part of a statewide response effort to rescue victims and provide much-needed emergency services support.Many evacuees are no...

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