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PushpinMemorial Day Closures; No Interruption in Solid Waste Service
Carrollton City Hall, Rosemeade Recreation Center, Crosby Recreation Center, the Senior Center, both library locations and Oak Creek Tennis Center will all be closed forMemorial Day on Monday, May 25. There will be no change in Carrollton residential trash collection for the Memorial Day holiday.
Posted Date: 5/22/2015 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
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: 5/21/2015 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
This 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. Pre-season swimming hours begin Saturday, May 23.
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
PushpinCommunity 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: 4/30/2015 7:00 PM
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
PushpinSemi-Annual 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
PushpinUpdates to Downtown Carrollton Remain on Schedule Despite Rain
Work on the 35Express Project has slowed due to recent heavy rainfall. The City’s updates to the Downtown Carrollton Square project are on schedule.
Posted Date: 4/23/2015
PushpinCarrollton Community Chorus Auditions Open
Are you singing in the shower, but looking for a bigger audience? Now is your opportunity! Everyone is invited to audition for the fall session of the Carrollton Community Chorus.
Posted Date: 4/21/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Earns 'AAA' Bond Rating
The City of Carrollton received an “AAA” rating from Fitch Ratings Inc. on April 15 for $42.7 million in limited tax general obligation (LTGO) improvement and refunding bonds, series 2015.
Posted Date: 4/17/2015
PushpinCarrollton Library Offers New Electronic Resources
The 3M Cloud Library eBooks and eAudiobooks collection will now be available at the Carrollton Public Library. Additionally, more than 50 popular digital magazines from Zinio for Libraries, the ultimate app for magazine lovers, are now available as well.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015
PushpinCarrollton Earns Platinum Rating in Financial Transparency
The Texas Comptroller Leadership Circle awarded Carrollton a platinum rating, the highest possible, for its achievements in financial transparency for the second year in a row.
Posted Date: 4/9/2015
PushpinHeavy Rains Will Save You Money; Turn Off Your Sprinkler
Rainy weather got you down? Look on the bright side; it's time to save some money on your water bill! Due to recent heavy rains, the ground is completely saturated so turn off your sprinkler system for awhile.
Posted Date: 4/8/2015 7:00 AM
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