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PushpinCarrollton Reports Positive Mosquito Trap; Commences Ground Spraying
Carrollton Animal Services will conduct ground-based spraying in residential neighborhoods between Josey Lane, Rosemeade Parkway, Kelly Boulevard and Frankford Road, weather permitting, September 22 and 23, commencing around 9:30 p.m. until completed.
Posted Date: 9/22/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinNightly Closures of East and Westbound Valley View Lane Near I-35E Scheduled
East and westbound Valley View Lane underneath I-35E will be closed from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. through Tuesday, Sept. 30.
Posted Date: 9/19/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinBelt Line Road Closed September 27; Alternate Route Recommended
Belt Line Road will be closed for repair of the railroad crossing between Broadway Road and I-35E on Saturday, September 27 from 5 a.m. until 5 p.m. Traffic will be routed along College Street, just north of Belt Line Road.
Posted Date: 9/19/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinBuy Your Tickets Now: 5th Annual Mother Son Monster Mash
Attendees are invited to come as they aren’t and wear a favorite kid-friendly costume. Activities include a kid-friendly haunted house, the opportunity to meet police officers and firefighters, dancing, bounce houses, games, and snacks.
Posted Date: 9/18/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinBricks and Books
Children ages 7-10 are invited to Josey Ranch Lake Library to show off their mad building skills during this free event on Saturday, October 11 from 2-4 p.m.
Posted Date: 9/18/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinLittle Builders at the Library
Ages 3-6 are invited to Hebron and Josey Library for a story and early building fun on Saturday, October 18 from 2-4 p.m.
Posted Date: 9/18/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinSenior Center Craft Fair
The Carrollton Senior Center will host its 1st Annual Craft Fair on Saturday, October 25 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Senior Center members are invited to rent a booth at the event to sell handmade craft items sold by seniors.
Posted Date: 9/18/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinFree Movie on the Lawn Haldane of the Secret Service & Magic Show
Fun fall activities featuring Victorian Halloween traditions begin at 6 p.m.; a live magic show begins at 6:30 p.m., and the movie begins at dusk.
Posted Date: 9/18/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Helps to Establish Regional 911 Dispatch Center
In an overall effort to share and combine services between the cities of Carrollton, Addison, Coppell, and Farmers Branch, plans for a singular public safety dispatch center have been instituted for emergency response needs of area residents.
Posted Date: 9/18/2014
PushpinCity Council Adopts Budget, Tax Rate for FY 14-15
THE CITY OF CARROLLTON ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 7.2 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $22.32.
Posted Date: 9/17/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinIndian Creek Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation Project
A long string of black pipe has been placed along Eisenhower Street as part of our Indian Creek Sewer Interceptor Rehabilitation Project. This pipe is for bypassing wastewater around the lines that are being rehabilitated to prolong the life of the sewer.
Posted Date: 9/11/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinCelebrate National Night Out
Carrollton will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, October 7. Show your support by turning on your outdoor lights and send a message to criminals letting them know your neighborhood is secure.
Posted Date: 9/10/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinFree Family Fun Night
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library on Monday, October 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. for a night of free, fun games and crafts for families.
Posted Date: 9/10/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month
Getting a library card is easy and is offered at no charge. During September, lost cards can be replaced at no cost at either Carrollton Public Library.
Posted Date: 9/1/2014 9:30 AM
PushpinPharmaceutical Collection Event September 27
The Drug Enforcement Administration is coordinating a one-day collaborative effort with the Carrollton Police Department to remove potentially dangerous prescription drugs from Carrollton homes. Collection activities are planned from 10 am until 2 pm on Saturday, September 27.
Posted Date: 9/1/2014 7:30 AM
PushpinLeague of Extraordinary Teens
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library (1700 Keller Springs Road) on Wednesday, September 24 at 6:30 p.m. and work with staff and other extraordinary teens to make the Library YOUR kind of place. Plan events, suggest materials, and hang out.
Posted Date: 9/1/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinAdult Softball Registration Ends September 26
Registration for the Adult Softball League ends Friday, September 26. Games will be played beginning October 6 at McInnish Sports Complex Sunday through Friday for both Men’s, Church, and Co-ed Leagues.
Posted Date: 9/1/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinYouth Basketball League Registration Ends October 3
Registration for Carrollton Youth Basketball will be held September 2 through October 3. The season runs from November 8, 2014 – January 31, 2015.
Posted Date: 9/1/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Ranked One of Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
The City of Carrollton landed among the best with the No. 11 spot on WalletHub’s 2014 list of Best and Worst Cities for first-time home buyers.
Posted Date: 8/21/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinMunicipal Court to Send Out Collection Letters
Beginning August 18, the City of Carrollton Municipal Court will be making telephone calls and mailing collection letters to individuals who have outstanding arrest warrants.
Posted Date: 8/15/2014
PushpinAnnual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard Announces Children’s Entertainment Lineup
In addition to the free rides and games offered at Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard, the little ones also can expect to have a great time inside the Plaza Theater watching magicians, comedians, circus acts, and more.
Posted Date: 8/14/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinThe Orbans and Quiet Company Add More Rock to Free 5th Annual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard
Austin-based power pop/indie rockers Quiet Company and DFW natives The Orbans are set to play for Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard in November.
Posted Date: 7/31/2014
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Posted Date: 7/30/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinKeep Pets Safe: City Registration Required
Identification, convenience, and savings all come with a pet’s City registration tag. A current City tag clearly shows the public that a pet has been vaccinated against rabies. Registered pets may also be quickly reunited with their owners at a lesser fee than those not currently registered.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 6:00 PM
PushpinPicking Up After Pets Good for Carrollton and its Waterways
The City of Carrollton reminds you to pick up after your pet during walks. Pet waste left on the ground is carried by storm water when it rains into our surface water. Picking up after your pet is one way to help reduce the pollution in our ponds, creeks, and other surface waters.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 6:00 PM
PushpinJay Farrar (of Son Volt) Added to Lineup for Free 5th Annual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard
Joining headliners Blues Traveler and Gin Blossoms as main stage entertainment for Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard will be folksy rocker Jay Farrar (of Son Volt) accompanied by Gary Hunt.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014
PushpinOld Mill Road Phase 2 Construction Begins
Construction is scheduled to begin on Old Mill Road between Briargrove and Marsh Lane. As a result, the section of road between Briargrove Lane and Mill Trace will be closed to all traffic while it is under construction.
Posted Date: 7/17/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Announces Gin Blossoms and Blues Traveler as Headliners for the Festival at the Switchyard
Carrollton’s Festival at the Switchyard is excited to announce Blues Traveler and Gin Blossoms as the headlining entertainment for the 2014 event set for Saturday, November 1 on the Downtown Carrollton Square.
Posted Date: 7/15/2014 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
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
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