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PushpinCity Facilities Delay Opening; Waste Collection Delayed One Day All Week
Libraries and Rec Centers will delay opening until 2pm today, Saturday, February 28. Senior Center will be closed. Continue to protect pets, turn off sprinklers, and stay off roads when possible. Waste collection will be delayed one day all week.
Posted Date: 2/28/2015 8:00 AM
PushpinCity of Carrollton Inclement Weather Practices
Severe weather (snow, ice, high winds, etc.) may necessitate the temporary closure of City of Carrollton leisure service facilities.
Posted Date: 2/27/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinPick a Pittie at Carrollton Animal Adoption Center and Receive Free Pet Services
To encourage adoption of these pit bulls, Animal Services has partnered with the Texas Coalition for Animal Protection (TCAP) who will provide a free rabies vaccination, spay/neuter, and a collar (valued at $85) beginning today, through 5 p.m. Friday, March 6.
Posted Date: 2/27/2015 7:00 AM
Pushpin2015 Great Texas Warrant Round-Up
Beginning March 7, cities across Texas will be joining together to actively serve outstanding arrest warrants in 2015. The roundup is designed to target thousands of defendants with traffic, parking, city ordinance, penal code, and higher charge warrants from participating jurisdictions.
Posted Date: 2/26/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinFix a Leak Week March 16-21
Fixing household leaks not only saves water but reduces water utility bills—by more than 10 percent.
Posted Date: 2/26/2015 7:00 AM
Registration begins March 9 for the 4th annual Carrollton Trails 5K and Family Fun Walk event on Saturday, May 2. Early registration guarantees a race bag, a T-shirt and timing chip.
Posted Date: 2/26/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Provides Free Plant Care Class for Water Conservation
March is Texas SmartScape® month, and the City of Carrollton will be holding a free class Saturday, March 14 from 12:30 – 4 p.m. to educate residents on the benefits and beauty of Texas native and adapted plants.
Posted Date: 2/26/2015
PushpinCarrollton Launches New Get Fit Program
The City of Carrollton Parks and Recreation Department has launched an upgraded fitness program for annual membership holders.
Posted Date: 2/26/2015
Pushpin35Express Lane Closures in Carrollton
Various lanes of the southbound I-35E frontage road between Fox Avenue in Lewisville and Frankford Road in Carrollton will be closed daily from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Saturday, Feb. 28. At least one lane of traffic will remain open.
Posted Date: 2/24/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Animal Services Declared Substantially Competitive
The City of Carrollton Animal Services Division of the Environmental Services Department has been declared substantially competitive, a distinction given to city departments that deliver high quality services at the lowest cost to Carrollton residents.
Posted Date: 2/19/2015
PushpinWalletHub Names Carrollton Most Economically Diverse City
The City of Carrollton has earned the number 1 spot on WalletHub’s 2015 list of Cities with the Most Economic Class Diversity.
Posted Date: 2/19/2015
PushpinFamily Fun Night
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library Family Fun Night on Monday, March 9 from 7-8:30 p.m. for a night of free, fun games, and crafts for families.
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 10:00 AM
PushpinThe Carrollton Wind Symphony Presents Spring Concert
The Carrollton Wind Symphony will present a Spring Concert on Friday, March 27, at 7:30 p.m.
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 7:30 AM
PushpinFree Pet Registration and $5 Rabies Vaccinations Event Saturday, March 21
An additional vet crew has been added to vaccinate more pets quickly. $5 rabies vaccinations will be available, as well as free pet registration for Carrollton residents,free hot dogs, pretzels, drinks, face painting, a bounce house, and wildlife information. The event will run from 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., but rabies vaccinations will only be available from 10 a.m.- noon.
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinHomeschool Book Club March 4
Children ages 7-10 are invited to stop by Hebron & Josey Library for Homeschool Book Club held Wednesday, March 4 at 1:30 p.m. Homeschool children will be exposed to new authors and genres, discuss new books, explore the Library’s many resources, and complete a hands
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSign Up Now for American Heart Association CPR Classes
Members of the Carrollton Fire Rescue Department will administer Adult and Child CPR, Basic First Aid, and Infant CPR courses on Saturday, March 21 at Rosemeade Recreation Center (1330 E. Rosemeade Parkway).
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinJosey Ranch Lake Library Hosts Teen Tech Week
Celebrate Teen Tech Week with music, games, and movies at the Josey Ranch Lake Library Tuesday, March 10 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Use library technology to create music, play games, and much more.
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSpring Break Movie Day at Josey Ranch Lake Library
School’s out for Spring Break, so everyone age 6 and up is invited to come watch Muppets Most Wanted at the Josey Ranch Lake Library (1700 Keller Springs Road) on Wednesday, March 11 at 1 p.m.
Posted Date: 2/18/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinDowntown Carrollton to see Major Improvements
The City of Carrollton has contracted with Schmoldt Construction to begin the renovation and construction of a new park on the Downtown Carrollton Square. The project’s expected start date is Monday, February 23.
Posted Date: 2/12/2015
PushpinLocal Architectural and Consultant Firm Spearheads Denton County Government Center
Work began on the expansion and renovation of the Denton County Government Center in Carrollton–Sandy Jacobs Annex, allowing the facility to expedite and enhance customer service and offer a fresh, inviting atmosphere.
Posted Date: 2/9/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinSanta Fe Days Hosted at Sandy Lake Amusement Park
Mark your calendars for the11th Annual Santa Fe Days in the Park Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. The growing event will be hosted in a new location at Carrollton's own Sandy Lake Amusement Park (1800 Sandy Lake Road).
Posted Date: 2/5/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinDon’t Delay; Call 911 at First Signs of a Heart Attack
Trust 911 and make the call at the first sign of a heart attack. Reducing time to treatment is the #1 factor in saving lives in heart attack situations and calling 911 is almost always the fast way to get lifesaving treatment.
Posted Date: 2/5/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Holds Photo Contest for Area Animal Lovers
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: 2/5/2015
PushpinMen's Auditions Now Being Held for the Carrollton Community Chorus
Are you singing in the shower, but looking for a bigger audience? Now is your opportunity! Men's auditions for the spring session are now open for the newly-formed Carrollton Community Chorus.
Posted Date: 1/29/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton’s Transparency Practices Earn Top Grades
The Dallas Morning News issued the results of a transparency study among several North Texas agencies last week and Carrollton earned glowing As across the board.
Posted Date: 1/29/2015
PushpinProtect Your Child from Sexual Abuse: COMMUNICATE. LISTEN. BELIEVE.
Protect Your Child from Sexual Abuse: COMMUNICATE. LISTEN. BELIEVE. Child safety is our responsibility as adults, not a burden that children should shoulder by themselves.
Posted Date: 1/28/2015 11:00 AM
PushpinCane Rosso Restaurant Opening in Downtown Carrollton
The City of Carrollton is excited to announce that Cane Rosso, a critically acclaimed local restaurant that has been featured on The Food Network's “Diners, Drive Ins and Dives,” will be opening in Downtown Carrollton this summer in a historic building dating to 1954, located at 1301 Broadway.
Posted Date: 1/22/2015 6:00 AM
PushpinGeneral Election May 9; Are You Registered to Vote?
The City of Carrollton General Election for four City Council seats will be held Saturday, May 9. Residents must be registered to vote no later than Thursday, April 9 to be eligible to vote in this election.
Posted Date: 1/15/2015 7:00 AM
PushpinWayfinding Signage Repairs in Progress
Due to safety concerns, the City has removed all wayfinding signage. In a timely manner, the manufacturer will re-engineer the signs to ensure they are structurally sound at no cost to the City.
Posted Date: 1/13/2015 6:00 AM
PushpinCity of Carrollton Earns a Crowning Achievement
American City & County Magazine recently honored the City of Carrollton with a Crown Community Award in the Overall Overhaul category.
Posted Date: 1/8/2015 5:00 PM
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