Posted on: October 16, 2017

Allen Distributes $51K in Grant Funding to Allen Community Outreach

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Federal funding distributed by the City of Allen will help residents avoid evictions and keep their utilities running.

Each year, Allen receives a Community Development Block Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The City u...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Meet the 2017 City Board Appointees

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Several new faces are joining City of Allen boards, committees and commissions following appointments by Allen City Council.

Jason Shepard, Brian Doherty, Antoinette Vincent, Kirk Arnold, Sommer Bernard, Ryan Smith, Susan Kacines, Scott Phillips, Michael S...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Building Better Together

Year In Review 16-17

Reflect on some of Allen’s biggest projects and accomplishments as the City begins a new budget year.

Fiscal year 2016-2017 ended on September 30, marking an exceptional year of growth and progress. Allen’s population grew to 98,391 res...

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Posted on: October 6, 2017

Top 7 Halloween Activities in Allen

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From ghostly movies to costume parties, here are 7 ways to make your October “spook-tacular.”

  1. If you liked the classic Mel Brooks film “Young Frankenstein,” you’ll love the musical rendition presented by Al...
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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Discover Allen’s Public Art with New Mobile Tool

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Touring Allen’s public art collection has never been easier, thanks to a new mobile guide.

You can launch the Mobile Allen Public Art Review & Tour (MAP ART) on any smartphone, tablet or desktop by visiting CityofAllen.org/PublicArtTour. Colo...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

Election Reminders for November 7

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Allen voters will be asked to vote “for” or “against” seven proposed constitutional amendments during the November 7 election. A generic sample ballot, which includes wording for proposed amendments along with ballo...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

MONEY Magazine Names Allen #2 in "Best Places to Live in America" List

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MONEY's annual ranking of America's best towns has placed Allen at #2!

Allen is the only Texas city represented in MONEY's "Best Places to Live 2017" top 10 list, which evaluated 2,400 places on eight categories: cost of living, economy, educatio...

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