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PushpinCarrollton Police Department Begins Recruitment Efforts
The City of Carrollton Police Department is seeking officers to join local law enforcement. Registration is now open for the Police Civil Service Exam to be administered January 10.
Posted Date: 11/26/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinTwelve Days of Winter Break Begins December 20
Enjoy an educational staycation this holiday at the Carrollton Public Libraries’ “Twelve Days of Winter Break” which starts Monday, December 20 and includes many activities for kids, highlighting winter holidays.
Posted Date: 11/26/2014 7:45 AM
Pushpin35Express Construction Updates
Various lanes of the northbound I-35E frontage road between Frankford Road and Sam Rayburn Tollway will be closed Monday, November 24 through Wednesday, December 31.
Posted Date: 11/25/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Community Chorus Invites You to “Come Sing with Us
Do you LOVE to sing? Have you ever had a desire to sing with a group of like-minded singers? All North Texas residents are welcome to audition for the Carrollton Community Chorus.
Posted Date: 11/20/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinSounds of the Season Flood Carrollton with Free Concert
The Carrollton Wind Symphony will present an evening of holiday music on Tuesday, December 16 at 7:30 p.m. at Creekview High School (3201 Old Denton Road).
Posted Date: 11/20/2014
PushpinCease the Grease: Free Cooking Oil Disposal
Choose to not pour grease down the drain and prevent pipe blockage. Stop by the City of Carrollton Central Service Center from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, December 1 or Tuesday, December 2 to properly dispose of grease and cooking oil for free.
Posted Date: 11/14/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinWhat's Up With The Wildlife?
Over the past weeks, there have been a few reports of coyote sightings in Carrollton neighborhoods. Residents need to be aware of our urban wildlife and take small precautions, like keeping pets on a leash and observing wildlife from a safe distance.
Posted Date: 11/13/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinRegistration for Winter/Spring Classes Begins Dec. 1
The January-April 2015 issue includes details regarding City events, activities, and programs during those months. Leisure Connections is also available in hard copy at recreation centers, libraries, and City Hall beginning.
Posted Date: 11/12/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Provides Free Rain & Freeze Sensors to Residents and Businesses
Carrollton businesses and residents can pick up a free rain and freeze sensor from the Utility Customer Service Office in City Hall to prevent running sprinklers in inclement conditions.
Posted Date: 11/11/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinThanksgiving Closures; Trash Collection Unchanged
Various Carrollton City facilities will be closed Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash and recycling pick-up will be collected as normal on regularly scheduled days.
Posted Date: 11/6/2014 7:30 AM
PushpinFree Old-Fashioned Christmas at AW Perry Homestead Museum
Enjoy an old-fashioned Christmas evening at the A.W. Perry Homestead Museum for free from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, December 5.
Posted Date: 11/6/2014 7:30 AM
PushpinPreventing the Holiday Blues
Holidays can be both a joyful and stressful time as this time of giving can come with a high price tag. The Carrollton PD wants each citizen to protect themselves and their family from the stress and depression that can easily overtake a person.
Posted Date: 11/6/2014 7:15 AM
PushpinLibrary Hosts Brookhaven Bell Choir Holiday Performance
Take a break from holiday shopping and visit the Josey Ranch Lake Library on Sunday, December 7 at 2 p.m. to listen to the hand bells from Brookhaven College.
Posted Date: 11/6/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton’s Storm Water and You
Carrollton’s storm water permit from the state requires us to reduce the amount of pollution in our storm water. Carrollton relies heavily on YOU, our residents and businesses, to help keep pollution out of our surface waters and to report violators when you see them.
Posted Date: 11/6/2014 6:30 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Recycling Christmas Lights
As the Christmas holiday draws near, it is important to remember that Christmas lights cannot be recycled through Waste Management, but should be recycled if possible
Posted Date: 11/26/2014 11:15 AM
Carrollton 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard Proves a Huge Success
The numbers are in and it is official, the City of Carrollton’s 5th Annual Festival at the Switchyard is the most successful one to date with record attendance, quality vendors, and feel good entertainment from local artists and national headliners.
Posted Date: 11/20/2014
Carrollton and Regional Partners to Cut Ribbon on Paddling Trail Project
To the delight of many outdoor adventurers, the City of Carrollton along with neighboring communities and local recreation groups have worked to successfully create the Elm Fork Trinity River Paddling Trail. River recreation will officially begin with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. on October 3 at the Lewisville Lake Dam in LLELA.
Posted Date: 10/2/2014
Carrollton 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