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PushpinSummer Reading Club Finale Aug. 22: Dazzling Dave
Stop by Josey Ranch Lake Library from 2 until 3 p.m. for the Summer Reading Club Final, Dazzling Dave’s Science Spectacular. Kids of all ages will be wowed by chemical reactions and combustion with this exciting exploration into the fundamentals of science!
Posted Date: 7/25/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinRemaining Carrollton Pool Hours
Rosemeade Rainforest Aquatic Complex will remain open normal operating hours until August 17. Starting August 18, the entire facility will begin reduced hours. The pool will be closed for the season starting on Tuesday, September 2.
Posted Date: 7/25/2014
PushpinCarrollton Continues Mosquito Testing
It’s the season for mosquitoes and the City of Carrollton continues to take preventative measures to “Fight the Bite”. Samples were collected Friday, July 18 and the results of these tests were negative for West Nile Virus.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 6:00 PM
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
PushpinPicking Up After Pets Good for Carrollton and its Waterways
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’s Fall 2014 Leisure Magazine Available Online
Visit cityofcarrollton.com/leisuremag to check out the new Fall issue of Carrollton’s Leisure Connections magazine.
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinConstruction on Denton Drive
Construction will take place on Denton Drive from Jackson Road to Keller Springs August 4-15. The street will remain open to traffic, however residents are encouraged to seek alternate routes
Posted Date: 7/24/2014 9:00 AM
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 August 9.
Posted Date: 7/17/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinOld Mill Road Phase 2 Construction Begins
Construction is scheduled to begin the week of July 21 for 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
PushpinTeens Take Over Tuesdays
Hang out with friends, play video games, watch movies, and goof around at the Josey Ranch Lake Library (1700 Keller Springs Road) at this TEENS ONLY after-hours program.
Posted Date: 7/16/2014 11:00 AM
PushpinRegister Now for Cardboard Regatta Day
The Cardboard Boat Regatta challenges amateur boat builders to design, build and navigate boats made entirely of corrugated cardboard. Come and enjoy the fun as you watch the masterful maneuvers of boats braving the waves at 9 a.m. Saturday, August 2 at Rosemeade Rainforest.
Posted Date: 7/16/2014 11:00 AM
PushpinCreature Teacher @ Carrollton Library
Children ages 3-12 are invited to attend this free event at the Hebron and Josey Library (4220 N. Josey Lane) on Wednesday, August 6 at 2 p.m.
Posted Date: 7/16/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinApply for 2014 Public Service Opportunities
Applications are available online at cityofcarrollton.com/citysecretary and must be submitted to the City Secretary’s Office (1945 E. Jackson) no later than Thursday, September 11.
Posted Date: 7/16/2014 10:00 AM
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Teens: You’re invited to the Josey Ranch Lake Library to discover books that spark a reaction at a free event held Thursday, August 7 from 6-8:30 p.m
Posted Date: 7/16/2014 9:00 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
PushpinCarrollton Public Works Earns Two State Level Awards
The City of Carrollton Public Works Department recently received two awards from the Texas Chapter of the American Public Works Association (TPWA).
Posted Date: 7/14/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton City Manager Recognized For Outstanding Work
City of Carrollton City Manager Leonard Martin was awarded the 2014 William J. Pitstick Regional Excellence Award from the North Central Texas Council of Governments (NCTCOG) for his work in Texas regional government over the past 14 years.
Posted Date: 7/14/2014 8:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Crime Rates Drop
CQ Press, a division of SAGE Publications, recently released its Safest Cities Report and Carrollton has again revealed a decrease in crime rates for 2013.
Posted Date: 7/10/2014 10:30 AM
PushpinDowntown Carrollton Mural Draws Attention
Downtown Carrollton is already a great destination, but Mayor Marchant says he's always looking for ways to improve.
Posted Date: 7/8/2014
PushpinCarrollton Releases Second Edition of City eNewsletter
Subscribe to The Carrollton Connection, a bi-monthly eNews update with City-sponsored information on development, restaurants, City Hall, community events, and useful tips.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinFamily Fun Night
Visit Josey Ranch Lake Library Family Fun Night on Monday, August 11 from 7-8:30 p.m. for a night of free, fun games, and crafts for families.
Posted Date: 7/3/2014 10:00 AM
PushpinCarrollton Named a Finalist in Bark for Your Park Contest
Carrollton is participating in Pet Safe's Bark for Your Park contest and we need your help to a dog park.Vote twice a day; once on the Bark for Your Park Facebook page and once at barkforyourpark.com. Voting ends July 31.
Posted Date: 6/17/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinFestival at the Switchyard Offers Vendors Early Bird Discount
Applications are now being accepted for food and craft vendors to participate in Carrollton's Fifth Annual Festival at the Switchyard, an outdoor event to be held Saturday, November 1 on the Downtown Carrollton Square.
Posted Date: 6/13/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinSevere Weather Reminder
As we are in the midst of our annual severe weather season, we need to remain diligent about threats, preparedness, and protocols in the event Carrollton experiences severe weather.
Posted Date: 6/13/2014 9:00 AM
PushpinCool Tuesday Movies at JRL Continue
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: 6/2/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinSummer Lunch Program June 9 – August 22
The Texas Department of Agriculture Summer Nutrition Program is offered statewide by local sponsors who operate sites where children up to 18 years old can get meals at no charge. The service is open to all children, regardless of income.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 5:00 PM
PushpinSummer Reading Program Continues
Begin the Summer Reading Program at either Carrollton Public Library location and enjoy great stories from books, eBooks, and CDs. Pick up a reading log and receive a free book and a circus ticket voucher when you turn in your completed reading log.
Posted Date: 6/2/2014 4:00 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: 5/22/2014 3:00 PM
PushpinCarrollton Adopts E-Cigarette Ban
The Carrollton City Council has passed an ordinance that places a ban on smoking electronic cigarettes inside or within 20 feet of local retail and restaurant establishments.
Posted Date: 5/2/2014
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
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