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Allen Animal Shelter

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

State Confirms Skunk Test Positive for Rabies

City of Allen Animal Control received confirmation from the Texas Department of Zoonosis that a skunk found on October 26, in the 1200 block of Pinkerton, tested positive for rabies.

Animal Control Officers were called by... Read on...

Allen Community Ice Rink

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Posted on: August 18, 2014

Congratulations to the Snow Jobs in Their Win Against the Tapeworms

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The stage was set, the ice was ready and the Snow Jobs were ready to take on the Tapeworms for the coveted Dentler Cup.

The Tapeworms immediately felt the pressure against the Snow Jobs as soon as the puck hit the ice.... Read on...

City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

Sidewalk, Alley, and Street Repair Bid Awarded

Recently, the Allen City Council awarded a bid from Bowman Construction Company for the ongoing maintenance program to repair and replace aging sidewalks, alleys, and streets. With a project cost of approximately $1.2... Read on...

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Posted on: October 31, 2014

14 Years of Purchasing Excellence

The City of Allen Purchasing Division received the National Purchasing Institute Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award for the fourteenth consecutive year.

The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement is an... Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Remember to Just Bring it to Allen Recycles Day Saturday, November 8!

This year, Allen Recycles Day will take place at two locations from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bring donations, shredding and recyclable goods to Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway. All electronics recycling will be collected at... Read on...

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Reminder About Upcoming Watering Restriction Changes for Winter Months

Just a reminder that from November through March, City of Allen customers may use sprinklers or irrigation systems once every two weeks for landscape/lawn watering. the changes go into effect beginning Sunday, November 2.... Read on...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

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Posted on: August 26, 2014

Women's Locker Room Closed for Renovation

The Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium will under-go renovation of the women's locker rooms beginning September 8, 2014. Renovations will include upgrading elements in the Men’s and Women’s Shower/Locker Rooms including new slip... Read on...

Library - Main

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Posted on: October 20, 2014

Discrepancies in Your Library Account

The Library lost some data due to a system outage October 10-13. If you find discrepancies on your account due to any activity on those days, call the Library at 214-509-4900. This includes check-outs, renewals, check-ins,... Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2014

Finger Knitting - Saturday, November 1

Have you always wanted to learn to knit? Do those pesky sticks keep getting in the way? Try finger knitting! All you need is a skein of bulky weight yarn and your fingers. Registration preferred.

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

K9 Nose Work - Sunday, November 2

Join Mickey Schufman, of What a Great Dog training center, to learn about this fun dog sport where dogs get to be dogs and indulge in one of their great joys in life - sniffing!

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Posted on: October 27, 2014

Noontime Pageturners - Wednesday, November 5

Bring a lunch and a friend and join us for a lively discussion! We offer a relaxed environment where you can share the joy of reading.

This month's selection is Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford.

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: May 27, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns National Gold Medal Finalist for Second Consecutive Year

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ALLEN, TX, May 27, 2014 – The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA), in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), has announced that the City of Allen’s Parks and... Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2014

Allen Senior Recreation Center Weekend Hours of Operation Change

Through a comprehensive evaluation of operations at the Allen Senior Recreation Center, findings have revealed that utilization by members is extremely low on Saturdays. To ensure that operations are appropriately staffed in... Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Rowlett Creek Trail Underpass Temporarily Closed May 29


The US 75 Trail Underpass at Rowlett Creek will be closed beginning May 29, for the US 75 widening project. The closure is expected to last several months.

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration


Vocal sensations and winners of season three of NBC's The Sing-Off, Pentatonix, will headline this year's Market Street Allen USA Celebration presented by Texas Health Presbyterian Allen, set for Saturday, June 28, at... Read on...

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