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PushpinDowntown Carrollton Mural Draws Attention
Downtown Carrollton is already a great destination, but Mayor Marchant says he's always looking for ways to improve.
Posted Date: 7/8/2014
PushpinSwim-In Cinema at Rosemeade Rainforest - July 25
Enjoy a poolside movie, "Frozen," on Friday, July 25 from 7-10 p.m. at Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex.
Posted Date: 7/5/2014 8:30 AM
PushpinCarrollton Releases City eNewsletter
Subscribe to The Carrollton Connection, a bi-monthly eNews update with City-sponsored information on development, restaurants, City Hall, community events, and useful tips.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinFamily Fun Night
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library Family Fun Night on Monday, July 14 from 7-8:30 p.m. for a night of free, fun games, and crafts for families.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinLeague of Extraordinary Teens
Teens, want to make a difference? On Wednesday, July 30 at 6:30 p.m., work with staff and other extraordinary teens to make the Carrollton Public Library YOUR kind of place.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinGet a Clue! July 30
Ages 9-12 will utilize their observation, critical thinking, and deductive reasoning skills to learn about fingerprint identification, ink testing, and hair analysis using microscopes.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinCity Council Selects Mayor Pro Tem and Deputy Mayor Pro Tem
The Carrollton City Council selected Councilmembers Bob Garza as Mayor Pro Tem and Anthony Wilder as Deputy Mayor Pro Tem at the Tuesday, July 1 Council meeting.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 7:15 AM
PushpinCarrollton Named a Finalist in Bark for Your Park Contest
Carrollton is participating in Pet Safe's Bark for Your Park contest and we need your help to a dog park.Vote twice a day; once on the Bark for Your Park Facebook page and once at barkforyourpark.com. Voting ends July 31.
Posted Date: 6/17/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinFestival at the Switchyard Offers Vendors Early Bird Discount
Applications are now being accepted for food and craft vendors to participate in Carrollton's Fifth Annual Festival at the Switchyard, an outdoor event to be held Saturday, November 1 on the Downtown Carrollton Square.
Posted Date: 6/13/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinSevere Weather Reminder
As we are in the midst of our annual severe weather season, we need to remain diligent about threats, preparedness, and protocols in the event Carrollton experiences severe weather.
Posted Date: 6/13/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinFirefighter Entrance Exam Registration Ends July 10
Registration for the City of Carrollton firefighter entrance exam continues through Thursday, July 10.
Posted Date: 6/5/2014
PushpinCool Tuesday Movies at JRL Continue
Ages 6 and up are invited to attend; movies start at 11 a.m. and are shown again at 1 p.m at Josey Ranch Lake Library. Popular and fun family films will be shown throughout June, July, and August.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinSummer Lunch Program June 9 – August 22
The Texas Department of Agriculture Summer Nutrition Program is offered statewide by local sponsors who operate sites where children up to 18 years old can get meals at no charge. The service is open to all children, regardless of income.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinSummer Reading Program Continues
Begin the Summer Reading Program at either Carrollton Public Library location and enjoy great stories from books, eBooks, and CDs. Pick up a reading log and receive a free book and a circus ticket voucher when you turn in your completed reading log.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinAre You Properly Draining Your Pool?
The proper way to dispose of pool water is to drain the water to the sanitary sewer where it will end up at the treatment plant and have all the chemicals removed before being drained into the Trinity River.
Posted Date: 5/22/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinPack the Park Registration Ends July 9
In celebration of National Parks and Recreation month, the City of Carrollton invites residents to walk down to a local park, and meet their neighbors on Saturday, July 12.
Posted Date: 5/9/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Adopts E-Cigarette Ban
The Carrollton City Council has passed an ordinance that places a ban on smoking electronic cigarettes inside or within 20 feet of local retail and restaurant establishments.
Posted Date: 5/2/2014
PushpinDaily Swimming Has Begun
Celebrate summer in the pool. Daily swimming has begun at Carrollton’s Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex (1334 E. Rosemeade Parkway).
Posted Date: 4/28/2014 12:00 PM
PushpinMosquito Testing Continues to Come Back Negative for West Nile
In an increased effort to “Fight the Bite,” the City's mosquito surveillance program has been expanded from 6 fixed testing sites to 14 sites. Samples were collected and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile Virus.
Posted Date: 4/3/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinCarrollton’s Water Conservation Efforts Flood into High Gear
The City of Carrollton has taken several steps in educating citizens about best practices with water use and effective water conservation efforts. Below is a list of the various water programs, partners, events, and happenings going on throughout Carrollton in the coming weeks.
Posted Date: 4/3/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinFree Irrigation Inspections Available Now
Free irrigration inspection service includes a consultation by a licensed irrigation expert who will check the settings on the irrigation system’s control box, walk the system lines to check for leaks and improperly functioning heads, and provide customers with tips on system maintenance and water conservation.
Posted Date: 3/25/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinSign Up For Recycle Bank
Carrollton residents are encouraged to sign up for Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program.
Posted Date: 2/18/2014 9:30 AM
PushpinCarrollton Families – Need Help?  Want Help?
Posted Date: 2/18/2014 9:30 AM
PushpinCity of Carrollton’s HPAC Seeks Community Help: Historic Photo Needed
The Historic Preservation Advisory Committee is looking for photos of the very first Carrollton City Hall/Fire Station built in 1933.
Posted Date: 2/7/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinWater Heater Installation or Replacement Requirements
When installing new or replacing old water heaters, a permit, an inspection and an expansion tank are required.
Posted Date: 1/9/2014 11:00 AM
PushpinEgret Prevention
Follow these guidelines to make sure the challenges of migratory birds nesting in residential areas are avoided. Animal Services and the City of Carrollton are here to help sustain happy neighborhoods in your community.
Posted Date: 1/9/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinWater Restrictions Extended Indefinitely
Due to extended drought conditions in the North Texas area, the City of Carrollton will be extending current Stage 1 watering restrictions indefinitely. Make sure you are up to date with what the water restriction means for you and your family.
Posted Date: 1/9/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinNightly Road Closures for 35Express Construction
Belt Line Road, Crosby Road, Valley View Lane, Main, and West College Streets will be closed at the I-35E frontage roads. These closures will be in place nightly from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. through Sunday, August 31.
Posted Date: 12/31/2013 1:00 PM
PushpinCarrollton PD's Junior Police Academy is in the Dallas Morning News!
Reporter spends a couple of hours with the Junior Police Academy...
Posted Date: 8/2/2013
PushpinTexas SmartScapes Save Water, Money and the Environment
Save water, money and the environment with a Texas SmartScape, and converting to a water-efficient landscape through proper choice of plants and careful design.
Posted Date: 5/17/2013 7:15 AM
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