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PushpinSpring Blooms! at the Perry Museum
Enjoy bluebonnets and wildflowers at the A. W. Perry Homestead Museum (1509 N. Perry Road) on Saturday, April 26 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the beautiful 10 acre setting at Pearl Perry Gravley Park.
Posted Date: 4/9/2014 3:30 PM
PushpinCarrollton Celebrates National Community Development Week
The event will include a ribbon cutting at Jimmy Porter Park and a community picnic in the park with free hot dogs, City information booths, and a chance to mingle with Carrollton’s elected officials, all to celebrate the accomplishments of the Hill ‘N Dale NOTICE Program.
Posted Date: 4/9/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinBeloved Carrollton Park Celebrates Grand Re-opening and Ribbon Cutting
Construction on the brand new, state-of-the-art playground at Mary Heads Carter Park (2320 Heads Lane) is almost complete, and City officials will formally open the area with a ribbon cutting ceremony at noon on Saturday, April 26.
Posted Date: 4/4/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinFight the Bite Campaign Begins - Protect Yourself Against West Nile Virus
Counties from across North Texas join together again to educate residents about deterring mosquito activity. The City of Carrollton is encouraging residents to take preventative actions to defend themselves against mosquitos who may carry the 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
PushpinCarrollton Fire Fighters ‘Fill the Boot’ for Muscular Dystrophy
The campaign will run from Tuesday, April 22 through Thursday, April 24. Local 2182 fire fighters across eight stations will go out into the City at major intersections with fireman’s boots in hand to collect donations from citizens and passing motorists.
Posted Date: 3/31/2014 1:00 PM
PushpinCrime Rates Drop in Carrollton
Carrollton saw one of the more significant declines—a notable 18 percent—thanks to a drop in burglary and auto and property theft offenses.
Posted Date: 3/28/2014 10:30 AM
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
PushpinApplications Now Available for Ballots by Mail for May 10 Election
The City of Carrollton will hold a General Election on May 10 for Mayor and At-Large Places 2, 4, and 6. Applications for ballot by mail are now available. For early voting dates and locations, visit cityofcarrollton.com/elections.
Posted Date: 3/24/2014 4:00 PM
PushpinRegister Now for the Carrollton Trails 5K and1-mile Fun Run/Walk
The 3rd annual Carrollton Trails 5K and 1-mile Family Fun Run/Walk will take place on Saturday, May 3 at 8 a.m. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age category.
Posted Date: 3/7/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinGreat American Clean-Up Has Begun
Take part in the Great American Clean-up hosted by The Don't Mess with Texas Trash-Off service from March 1 through May 31.
Posted Date: 3/7/2014 9:00 AM
Construction on Old Denton Road (north of Raiford Road) brings new Raiford Crossing residential development to Central Carrollton. The project by Arcadia Realty will add 174 homes and town homes while tieing in the recent extension of the Blue Trail.
Posted Date: 2/28/2014 7:00 AM
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
PushpinThe Carrollton Public Library Will Send You Reading Suggestions
Just finished a book and don't know what to read next? Carrollton public library's offer suggestions for kids, tween,s teens, and adults through their NextReads service.
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
Pushpin35Express Nightly Lane Closures through Carrollton
The left lane of north- and southbound I-35E near Valley View Lane will be closed nightly from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m., Tuesday, April 15 through Saturday, April 26.
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
PushpinFirst Scout Birds Return to Carrollton: Nesting Abatement Efforts Underway
Birds that often precede egret nesting have been sighted in Carrollton this week and City staff have begun efforts to encourage them to relocate, especially in neighborhoods near Josey Lane north of Frankford Road. Be aware that these efforts may be loud.
Posted Date: 3/14/2013 2:30 PM
Carrollton Economic Development Ranks Number Four in DBJ List
The City of Carrollton Economic Development Department ranked as the fourth largest North Texas Economic Development agency, according to the Dallas Business Journal (DBJ). Carrollton completed a total of 117 deals—five more than in 2012—with a total value of $313.80 million.
Posted Date: 4/9/2014 7:00 AM
The City of Carrollton Public Water System Maintains “Superior” Rating
The City of Carrollton drinking water system maintains a “Superior” rating, the highest assessment mark for water quality issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. This rating is maintained by continually exceeding the state requirements for water quality and operational standards.
Posted Date: 4/3/2014 7:00 AM
Carrollton Residents See Biggest Bang for their Buck
National energy marketplace SaveOn Energy ranked the City of Carrollton number six on its Ten Texas Cities to get the “Biggest Bang for your Buck.”
Posted Date: 4/3/2014 7:00 AM
Carrollton Earns Platinum Rating in Financial Transparency
The Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle program was launched by the Comptroller of Public Accounts in 2009, and recognizes local governments across Texas that strive to meet a high standard of financial transparency online.
Posted Date: 3/27/2014 2:00 PM
Save The Drains For Rain!
Don’t dump any liquids, chemicals or waste into stormwater drains! Not only is it illegal, the polluted stormwater can impact our drinking water.
Posted Date: 3/24/2014 10:30 AM
Summer 2014 Leisure Magazine Available
Make sure to grab the latest copy of Carrollton's Leisure Connections magazine and stay updated with Carrollton's events, activities, and programs May through August.
Posted Date: 3/24/2014 10:00 AM
Concert on the Square
Come out and watch free concerts in Down Town Carrollton starting March 22.
Posted Date: 3/24/2014 9:30 AM
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