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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Dates announced for 2019 VOA-LPGA Texas Classic

Old American Golf Club

The 2019 LPGA Tournament schedule was recently released, and includes new dates for the Volunteers of America-LPGA Texas Classic at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony.

The VOA-LGPA Texas Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates in the New Year!

Visit the official LGPA website for the full schedule and more information about the coming season.

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

TCPD solves 21-year-old "cold case"

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, members of The Colony Police Department solved the murder of Chris Charles Stecker. On March 1, 1997, Mr. Stecker was shot and killed by two suspects during a home invasion robbery. The case remained unsolved until now.

Recently, new leads were developed that led to the two suspects in this murder. The suspects were identified as Christopher Newby and Roger Newby. The investigation led to Christopher Newby being charged with murder.

Christopher Newby is currently an inmat...

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Posted on: November 29, 2018

Christmas holiday closures, trash notice

City offices, facilities, and the library will be closed Monday, Dec. 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25, for the Christmas holiday. The library will be closed Dec. 22-25.

Also, there will be no trash/recycling collection on Tuesday, Dec. 25. Service will resume on Wednesday, Dec. 26, and be delayed one day the remainder of the week. For more information, contact Environmental Services at 972-624-3131.

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

UPDATE: Volunteers sought for Shoreline Trail clean-up

Shoreline Trail High Water 2018

Due to the weather forecast for very wet conditions, the Shoreline Trail clean-up project originally scheduled for Dec. 8 has been postponed. Organizers will try again for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 15.

Volunteer registration is still available online. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation at 972-625-1106.

ORIGINAL POST: We need your help! A lot of trash and debris was left behind along the Shoreline Trail after recent flood waters...

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Posted on: December 7, 2018

New Year's Day closures, trash notice

City offices, facilities, and the library will be closed Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019, for New Year's Day. Also, there will be no trash/recycling collection on Jan. 1. Service will resume Wednesday, Jan. 2, and be delayed one day the remainder of the week.

For more information, contact Environmental Services at 972-624-3131.

Lastly, the library drive-thru book-drop will be closed starting at 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, until 10 a.m. Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019.

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Posted on: July 3, 2018

UPDATED: Blair Oaks/Memorial roadwork underway

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 in each direction while Blair Oaks is fully closed to thru traffic both north- and southbound.

Motorists should expect delays in that area and seek alternate routes, especially if traveling to and from The Colony High School. Allow extra time and please drive safe!

This ongoing project involves resurfacing of Blair Oaks, widening the intersection t...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Stormwater fee increase required to keep up with growth

Taylor Street Stream Stabilization

As part of their monthly utility bills, residents and businesses in The Colony pay a Stormwater Utility Fee, which in turn pays for maintenance projects and improvements to the city’s vitally important stormwater drainage system.

For example, many residents may be familiar with the repairs currently underway to the stream bank along Taylor Street behind the Aquatic Park.

In recent years, development in the city has increased rapidly, adding a significant amount of new buildings and...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

TCPD Press Release

At approximately 2 p.m. Dec. 5, The Colony Police High School Resource Officer (SRO) detained a 14 year old student in possession of a firearm that was found in the student’s backpack.

The student was taken into custody without incident and later transported to The Colony Police Department

The student does not have any history of violence. There was never a threat made towards the school, student or a staff member. There was n...

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Posted on: October 26, 2018

American Legion to host viewings of Iwo Jima memorial

Iwo Jima veterans memorial

American Legion Holley-Riddle Post No. 21 of The Colony has announced that the Legion will be available 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays the rest of 2018 for anyone who wishes to view the Iwo Jima memorial installed at the Government Center.

Residents may recall the fanfare associated with the memorial earlier this year. The Colony Government Center is located at 6301 Main St.

Interested persons may contact the Legion for more information.

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Posted on: November 14, 2018

TCPD responds to barricaded suspect

At approximately 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, The Colony Police Department received a 911 call reporting a person with a gun in the 4500 block of Chapman Street.

Caller stated that he had locked himself in the bathroom inside the residence; suspect was walking around with a gun in his hand and would not let the caller out of the house.

Officers along with the Special Response Team (SRT) and negotiators arrived at t...

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