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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
PushpinCarrollton 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
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
PushpinCarrollton’s Newest Leisure Connections Magazine Available Online Nov. 17
The January-April 2015 issue includes details regarding City events, activities, and programs during those months. Leisure Connections will also be available in hard copy at recreation centers, libraries, and City Hall beginning November 21.
Posted Date: 11/12/2014 7:00 AM
PushpinSprinklers Can Cause Unsafe Frozen Streets
Do the right thing when we’re expecting a freeze and turn your sprinkler system off. This is a critical step in protecting our community members and minimizing City expenditures for ice control.
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
PushpinThanksgiving Art at Hebron & Josey Library
All ages are invited to Hebron and Josey Library on Tuesday, November 25 from 2-3 p.m. and get ready for Thanksgiving Day with festive make-and-take crafts you’re sure to fall for.
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
Pushpin35Express Construction Updates
Crews will periodically close east- and westbound Whitlock Lane/Sandy Lake Road under I-35E at the frontage road nightly from 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. through Sunday, November. 9.
Posted Date: 10/16/2014 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
PushpinCarrollton 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
PushpinCarrollton Ranked One of Best Cities for First-Time Home Buyers
The City of Carrollton landed among the best with the No. 11 spot on WalletHub’s 2014 list of Best and Worst Cities for first-time home buyers.
Posted Date: 8/21/2014 4:00 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
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
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