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PushpinTurn Around Don't Drown
It is NEVER safe to drive or walk into flood waters. A mere 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult. It takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car, while 2 feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles.
Posted Date: 5/29/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Increases Flood Precaution Efforts
Several areas of Carrollton have been affected by the heavy rains from Thursday night calling for the City to escalate precaution, rescue, and prevention measures.
Posted Date: 5/29/2015
PushpinTeens Take Over Tuesdays Begins June 9
Hang out with friends, play video games, watch movies, and goof around at the Josey Ranch Lake Library at this TEENS ONLY after-hours program.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 11:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Continues Mosquito Testing
In an increased effort to “Fight the Bite,” the City has begun their mosquito surveillance program testing. Samples were collected and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile Virus.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSummer Activities Straight to You; Sign Up for The Carrollton Connection
Text CARROLLTON to 22828 to subscribe to The Carrollton Connection. This eNewsletter will keep you updated on City-sponsored information on development, restaurants, City Hall, community events, and other useful tips in one convenient email.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Library Hosts Free Parenting Class: Bullying
Practical solutions will be offered for bullying prevention and response. A bilingual (English/Spanish) speaking instructor will lead this class.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 7:00 AM
Learn what normal behavior is for toddlers 18 months – 3 years and how to solve problems around toilet training, sleep, and temper tantrums at a free parenting class at Josey Ranch Lake Library.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinTeens Invited to Marvel Movie Madness Series
Josey Ranch Lake Library invites teens to enjoy Wednesday evenings at the Library all summer long. Each week, the Library will show different Marvel movies at 6 p.m.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSave the Date: July 4 Community Fireworks Display
In celebration of Independence Day, the City of Carrollton will host a free 15-minute community fireworks display over Josey Ranch Lake on Saturday, July 4.
Posted Date: 5/28/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinResults of the 2015 General Election
New members were sworn in at May 19 City Council meeting.
Posted Date: 5/22/2015
PushpinThe Carrollton Wind Symphony Presents Summer Concert
The Carrollton Wind Symphony will perform its final concert before summer break on Friday, June 5 at St. Andrew United Methodist Church.
Posted Date: 5/21/2015 7:30 AM
PushpinSummer Lunch Program June 8 – August 21
Children up to 18-years-old can get meals at no charge during the summer months.
Posted Date: 5/21/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinFamily Fun Night
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library Family Fun Night on Monday, June 8 from 7-8:30 p.m. for a night of free, fun games, and crafts for families.
Posted Date: 5/21/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinRingling Brothers at the Library
Children of all ages are invited to the Josey Ranch Lake Library for a special performance by the Ringling Brothers clowns!
Posted Date: 5/21/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinTake Action and Protect Your Water Sources
Protect our natural resources! Report any observed pollution that could result in the impairment of our waterways to 972-466-3060 or by visiting cityofcarrollton.com/envservices.
Posted Date: 5/21/2015 5:00 AM
PushpinCool Tuesday Movies at JRL Begins with The Incredibles
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: 5/21/2015 5:00 AM
PushpinPerry Society Receives Grant for Museum Gazebo Project
The A.W. Perry Homestead Museum Society, a support organization that assists in preserving Carrollton’s history, was awarded a grant from the Civic League of Carrollton and Farmers Branch in the amount of $3,000.
Posted Date: 5/21/2015
PushpinCarrollton Animal Services Saves Lives with Local Collaboration
Last week Carrollton Animal Services encountered quite the challenge with overflow at the facility. The staff had to get creative and by thinking outside the box, managed to adopt out or tag for a rescue ALL the animals on the urgent list.
Posted Date: 5/20/2015
PushpinCarrollton Named a Best Suburb in DFW
The City of Carrollton, Texas has been named number nine in Niches’ 2015 list of “Best Suburbs in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro Area” based on livability.
Posted Date: 5/14/2015 12:00 PM
PushpinRosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex Passes On Sale
Celebrate summer at Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex. Daily swimming begins June 7.
Posted Date: 5/14/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSummer Reading Program Begins June 4
Pick up a reading log and receive a certificate for completion, a free book from the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library, and a circus ticket voucher when you turn in your completed reading log.
Posted Date: 5/14/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinLibrary Story Times Resume June 1
Free weekly stories for preschoolers resume June 1 for all ages at your Carrollton Public Library.
Posted Date: 5/14/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinTo The Rescue! – June 5
Children of all ages are invited to the Josey Ranch Lake Library to meet local heroes from the Carrollton Police and Fire Departments and explore life-saving vehicles.
Posted Date: 5/14/2015
PushpinPet Photo Contest Accepting Entries
The City of Carrollton has opened a photo contest for locals to showcase their favorite furry friends by submitting photos of their pets for entry into a 2016 wall calendar, proceeds of which will benefit the Carrollton Animal Services and Adoption Center.
Posted Date: 5/12/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinDowntown Carrollton Road Closures Temporarily in Place for 35Express Construction
Work on a water line on Broadway Street scheduled for May will necessitate full weekend closures of Broadway Street between Second Avenue and Belt Line Road and between Belt Line Road and College Street. Overnight closures of Belt Line Road will also be necessary.
Posted Date: 5/8/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCity Employees Donate Law Books to Local College
The City of Carrollton was recently given the opportunity to provide valuable law books to El Centro College, a branch of the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD).
Posted Date: 5/8/2015
PushpinSign Up Your Neighborhood Now for Pack the Park on July 11
In celebration of National Parks and Recreation month, the City of Carrollton invites residents to take time out of their busy schedule, walk down to a local park, and meet their neighbors on Saturday, July 11.
Posted Date: 5/6/2015 6:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Gears Up For Summer at Thomas Splash Park
Thomas Splash Park is officially open for the season! This free facility is open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. To start the water features, touch the silver sensor on top of the red fire hydrant water feature in the splash area.
Posted Date: 5/1/2015 7:00 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: 4/30/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinFriends of the Carrollton Public Library Book Sale
The Annual Carrollton Public Library Book Sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library, will be held 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015 6:45 AM
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