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PushpinCarrollton’s Free Festival at the Switchyard November 1
The 5th Annual Carrollton Festival at the Switchyard will take place on the Downtown Carrollton Square and will feature live entertainment from headliners Blues Traveler and Gin Blossoms, along with Jay Farrar (of Son Volt), Quiet Company, The Orbans, Thunder Road, Sealion, Maxx Band, and an array of children’s entertainers.
Posted Date: 10/31/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinHave You Received A Collection Letter or Phone Call For a Warrant?
If anyone has a suspicion about a strange call or a collection letter claiming to be the Carrollton Municipal Court, it can be verified by calling Carrollton Municipal Court at 972-466-3348 or by visiting cityofcarrollton.com/courts.
Posted Date: 10/29/2014 7:00 PM
PushpinMetrocrest Services is Here for You During the Holidays
Metrocrest Services provides emergency assistance with rent, utilities, food and other services to families in Carrollton, Farmers Branch, Coppell, Addison and zip code 75287 who are experiencing financial crisis.
Posted Date: 10/29/2014 7:00 PM
PushpinRegister by November 20 for Photos with Santa
Santa Claus will be visiting the Perry again this year and he wants to meet you! Have your photo taken with Santa by our professional photographer between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday, November 22 at the A.W. Perry Museum.
Posted Date: 10/29/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinEarn Rewards Points For Holiday Shopping
Carrollton residents are encouraged to sign up for Recyclebank’s recycling rewards program.
Posted Date: 10/29/2014 9:30 AM
PushpinNew! Text2Join the Latest City-sponsored E-Newsletter
Text CARROLLTON to 22828 to subscribe to The Carrollton Connection. This e-newsletter 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: 10/29/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinNOTICE: Water Rate Increase
The Fiscal Year 2015 rate increase, effective January 1, 2015, will increase water rates by 3% and sewer rates by 5%. Based on the average residential consumption used in the Residential Municipal Cost of Services Comparison, the average increase will be 3.8%.
Posted Date: 10/29/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinLibrary Offers Free Parenting Class
The Josey Ranch Lake Library will be offering their first parenting class “Handling Family Stress During the Holidays” Saturday, November 17.
Posted Date: 10/29/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinBooks for Treats
Celebrate Halloween at the Carrollton Public Library. All children ages 12 and under are invited to wear their Halloween costume to Josey Ranch Lake Library from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and pick out a free book while supplies last.
Posted Date: 10/28/2014 5:00 AM
PushpinNOTICE: Municipal Court Closure - Nov. 4
The Carrollton Municipal Court will be closed Tuesday, November 4, from noon until 5:30 p.m. Court business will be conducted as usual from 7:30 a.m. until noon. The Municipal Court Kiosk is open 24/7 and is located right outside the Municipal Court entrance.
Posted Date: 10/23/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Library Wins Grant to Help with Parenting Program
The Carrollton Public Library was awarded a grant for its Parents’ Library: Learn, Share, Grow collection at Josey Ranch Lake Library.
Posted Date: 10/23/2014
PushpinCarrollton Introduces New Trails App
In a continued effort to make innovative strides towards health and wellness, the City of Carrollton is proud to introduce the Carrollton Trails App. Residents and non-residents alike can download the free app on their iOS or Android device to have an interactive experience on Carrollton’s expanding trails system
Posted Date: 10/22/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinFree Family Fun Night
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library on Monday, November 10 from 7-8:30 p.m. for a night of free, fun games and crafts for families.
Posted Date: 10/16/2014 7:00 PM
Pushpin35Express Construction Updates
Crews will periodically close east- and westbound Whitlock Lane/Sandy Lake Road under I-35E at the frontage road nightly from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. through Sunday, November. 9.
Posted Date: 10/16/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinAmerican Heart Association CPR Classes
Members of the Carrollton Fire Rescue Department will administer Adult and Pediatric CPR, Basic First Aid, and Infant CPR courses on Saturday, November 15 at Rosemeade Recreation Center.
Posted Date: 10/16/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinVeteran’s Day Celebration
Veterans and widows of veterans are invited to sign up by November 7 for the Carrollton Senior Center’s Veteran’s Day Celebration on Tuesday, November 11 at 11 a.m. The event celebrates and gives thanks to those who have served our country.
Posted Date: 10/16/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinTexas Recycles Day
Keep Carrollton Beautiful and the Rotary Club of Carrollton-Farmers Branch will celebrate by holding a collection drive and Shred-a-Thon Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot at Newman Smith High School.
Posted Date: 10/16/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinTop 10 Things to Know for the Festival at the Switchyard
Excitement is building for Carrollton’s free 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard set for Saturday, Nov. 1. Check out this list of everything you need to know!
Posted Date: 10/14/2014 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: 10/10/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinHealth Notice
The City of Carrollton is working closely with our healthcare and governmental partners to ensure the safety of the citizens in our community. Ebola is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola virus strains. Carrollton’s first responders are following guidelines from the Center of Disease Control, the state and local healthcare authorities, and have procedures in place to respond to infected persons.
Posted Date: 10/3/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Animal Services Pet Adoption; Volunteers Needed
Stop by Carrollton's Animal Services & Adoption Center to take home an adorable friend to love or sign up to volunteer.
Posted Date: 9/25/2014 4:00 PM
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
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
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
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
PushpinDon't Get Fined; Pick Up After Your Pets
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
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