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City of Allen - Headline Updates

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Posted on: February 27, 2015

NTMWD extends Stage 3 Water Restrictions through April 30

(Wylie, Texas) In response to the ongoing drought and historically low lake levels, the North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) Board of Directors recently voted to extend the NTMWD Water Conservation and Drought... Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2015

Median Improvements Are on the Fast Track

Developer JBLG received approval to fast-track median improvements adjacent to The Village at Twin Creeks. The master-planned community will add hundreds of homes to the southwest corner of Exchange Parkway and Watters Road.... Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2015

Arrival of New Tech Company Leads to Road Improvements

Allen is preparing to welcome a new tech company to town—and will benefit from road improvements as a result. IntelliEPI is under contract to build a corporate headquarters and manufacturing space on the north side of... Read on...

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Posted on: February 10, 2015

Check Roses for Signs of a Destructive Virus

A deadly disease is making its mark in North Texas flower beds. Rose Rosette Disease, or RRD, afflicts healthy rose bushes (even traditionally disease-free varieties such as "Knockout" and "Drift") with a... Read on...

Watch ACTV video about Rose Rosette Disease.

Joe Farmer Recreation Center

1 Story
Posted on: February 11, 2015

Spring Break Camps at Joe Farmer Recreation Center

Zombie Apocalypse Survival Camp | March 9-13
The zombie apocalypse is coming! Zombie Apocalypse Survival Camp teaches important survival skills including archery, fishing, how to build a shelter and outdoor cooking. The... Read on...

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Library - Main

2 Stories
Posted on: February 7, 2015

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Posted on: February 4, 2015

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Parks & Recreation

5 Stories
Posted on: November 12, 2014

Orchards Park Construction Concept

Orchards Park is an undeveloped Neighborhood Park located east of Malone Road on Lake Travis Drive north of Bethany Drive and south of Main Street. The property is approximately six acres in size and is bordered by single... Read on...

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Allen Parks and Recreation Earns Four TRAPS Awards

ALLEN, TX – Nov 7, 2014 – The Allen Parks and Recreation Department was presented with four awards during the Texas Recreation and Parks Society (TRAPS) North Region conference held Nov. 7 in Grand Prairie, Texas. The... Read on...

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...

Allen Senior Recreation Center website
Posted on: April 3, 2014

Pentatonix Headline Market Street Allen USA Celebration

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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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