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Posted on: May 27, 2022

The Colony Police investigate business alarm

At 3:09 a.m. May 27, 2022, The Colony Police Department responded to an alarm call at El Pollo Regio restaurant on Main Street, south of South Colony Boulevard.

Officers arrived and found that the front glass door had been shattered. Officers cleared the building and found no subjects inside the business. A person of interest was arrested in close proximity to the business on an unrelated arrest warrant, and is b...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Volunteers sought for city boards, commissions

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The City of The Colony is currently accepting applications for city boards. Board members are appointed by the City Council to serve in a volunteer capacity.

Applications are being accepted in the City Secretary’s Office for open positions at this time.

Information on the boards and the application form are available here or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at 6800 Main St., by email or phone at 972-62...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

FCC launches Affordable Connectivity Program for qualifying households

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, and more. It provides a discount of up to $30 per month toward internet service for eligible households.

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

TCFD performs 'perfect delivery'

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Texas Health recently recognized several members of The Colony Fire Department for what was described as a "perfect" baby delivery.

In mid February, crews from TCFD Engine 11 & Medic 13 delivered a patient's baby girl in the ambulance on the Dallas North Tollway while en route to the hospital. Hospital staff who received the patients upon arrival commended TCFD for the quality of ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Input sought on Denton County Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Denton County is seeking public input for an update to its Hazard Mitigation Plan, which includes The Colony. Public input will help the project team to analyze potential hazards affecting residents.

In turn, the team will recommend possible actions to reduce the impact of those hazards, which include: high winds, tornados, winter storms, hail, flood, drought, wildfire, dam failure, extreme heat, lightning, and expansive soils.

The goal of the Hazard M...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Hours of operation announced for tool-lending program

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“Beautification” has been a buzzword in The Colony for many years. The City Council, Keep The Colony Beautiful Board, and the residents they serve continually prioritize programs and services aimed at neighborhood enhancement.

With those goals in mind, the city’s Community Image Department launched a tool-lending program in 2019 called, The Colony Cares, in which residents may checkout a variety of common home-improvement tools for use on their prope...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Mayor Boyer featured in statewide publication

Check out the March 4 issue of the "Texas Government Insider" statewide e-newsletter to learn more about The Colony Mayor Richard Boyer.

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Citywide Accomplishments: 2020-2021

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The City of The Colony invites the community to look back at the city's achievements amid our collective responses to both new and ongoing challenges in recent years.

From the pandemic and Winter Storm Uri, to the continued development of Grandscape, it's been a busy and productive two years in The Colony, Texas.

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

The Colony EDC earns Excellence award

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For the 14th consecutive year, The Colony Economic Development Corp. has received the Texas Economic Development Council's award for Excellence in Economic Development for 2021, presented during the Winter Conference held this month in Sugarland.

The award honors an agency's outstanding commitment to excellence in training, professional memberships and activities and effectiveness in promoting our community. Only 57 cities in Texas received the award for 2021.

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

TCPL wins Achievement of Library Excellence Award

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The Colony Public Library has received the 2021 Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association (TMLDA). TMLDA is an affiliate of the Texas Municipal League.

Each year TMLDA confers awards for outstanding contributions to public libraries. To successfully receive the Achievement of Library Excellence Award, the applicant must exhibit excellence in each of 10 categories:

  1. Services to underserved populations eithe...
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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Reward offered for information leading to return of stolen items

The City of The Colony is seeking information leading to the return of items recently stolen from The Colony Five Star Complex - most of which were fixtures in the city's Veterans Memorial. Tipsters should contact the number on the flyer below.

The reward has increased twice thanks to matching donations from the local 24 Sports organization and The Colony Community Development Corp. board of directors.

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Trash/recycling collected as normal most holidays

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Did you know? As part of the city's renewed contract with Republic Services, trash and recycling collection is only delayed during three holidays in the year: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Trash and recycling will be collected as normal (with no delays) during all other annual holidays.

For more information, call 972-624-3131 or visit the Environmental Services page of our website.

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