News Flash

Posted on: January 20, 2021

Chick-fil-A site expansion approved by City Council

Chick-fil-A logo

Allen City Council approved an expansion to the existing Chick-fil-A site located at 350 E. Stacy Road. 

The proposed expansion includes a 300-square-foot addition to the existing building as well as new metal canopies. Modifications to the site i...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Chick-fil-A site expansion approved by City Council

Chick-fil-A logo

Allen City Council approved an expansion to the existing Chick-fil-A site located at 350 E. Stacy Road. 

The proposed expansion includes a 300-square-foot addition to the existing building as well as new metal canopies. Modifications to the site i...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Chick-fil-A site expansion approved by City Council

Chick-fil-A logo

Allen City Council approved an expansion to the existing Chick-fil-A site located at 350 E. Stacy Road. 

The proposed expansion includes a 300-square-foot addition to the existing building as well as new metal canopies. Modifications to the site i...

Read on...

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 20, 2021

Chick-fil-A site expansion approved by City Council

Chick-fil-A logo

Allen City Council approved an expansion to the existing Chick-fil-A site located at 350 E. Stacy Road. 

The proposed expansion includes a 300-square-foot addition to the existing building as well as new metal canopies. Modifications to the site i...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Stray animal intake

Stray animal intake

Week of 1/17/21 - Call us for more information on a specific animal. Proof of ownership is required before a stray animal is released to claimants.

Animal description

 German Shepherd mix (Female)

  • Dark brown
  • Weight: approx. 45 poun...
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Summer Sounds
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Stray animal intake

Stray animal intake

Week of 1/17/21 - Call us for more information on a specific animal. Proof of ownership is required before a stray animal is released to claimants.

Animal description

 German Shepherd mix (Female)

  • Dark brown
  • Weight: approx. 45 poun...
Read on...

Summer Sounds
Posted on: January 18, 2021

City Council approves maintenance contract for shared public safety radio system

City of Allen logo

Allen City Council authorized a five-year maintenance agreement with Motorola Solutions for the shared public safety radio system jointly owned by the Cities of Allen and Plano. The $1.4 million investment, budgeted over five years, covers Allen’s portion...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 18, 2021

City Council approves maintenance contract for shared public safety radio system

City of Allen logo

Allen City Council authorized a five-year maintenance agreement with Motorola Solutions for the shared public safety radio system jointly owned by the Cities of Allen and Plano. The $1.4 million investment, budgeted over five years, covers Allen’s portion...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Get emergency notifications with Hyper-Reach

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Get emergency notifications with Hyper-Reach

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Sign up to get emergency notifications from Allen Police Department and City of Allen via telephone call, text and/or email, web browser alerts, smart speaker alerts and other advanced alerting methods.

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Police Department
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Get emergency notifications with Hyper-Reach

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Sign up to get notifications from Allen Police and City of Allen via telephone call, text, email and other methods.

Top Stories
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Get emergency notifications with Hyper-Reach

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Sign up to get notifications from Allen Police and City of Allen via telephone call, text, email and other methods.

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Get emergency notifications with Hyper-Reach

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Sign up to get emergency notifications from Allen Police Department and City of Allen via telephone call, text and/or email, web browser alerts, smart speaker alerts and other advanced alerting methods.

What is Hyper-Reach?

Hyper-Reach sends thousands of me...

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Police Department
Posted on: January 12, 2021

Get emergency notifications with Hyper-Reach

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Allen COVID-19 Weekly Snapshot: January 11-17

481 Allen residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Allen averaged 69 new cases per day during the week of January 11-17.

Total Confirmed Cases4,806 Allen residents have experienced a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of January 17. There have been 55,...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 11, 2021

Allen COVID-19 Weekly Snapshot: January 11-17

481 Allen residents tested positive for COVID-19 this week. Allen averaged 69 new cases per day during the week of January 11-17.

Total Confirmed Cases4,806 Allen residents have experienced a confirmed case of COVID-19 as of January 17. There have been 55,...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adult Leagues: Ice for all experience levels

adults playing hockey in full gear

Looking for a beginner or competitive league in Allen? No matter your skating level, we've got an option for you at Allen Community Ice Rink.

Our goal is to develop your hockey game with a rounded approach that includes skate skill building, stick-time practice, and participation with a team in one of our leagues. Learn more about league options below.

Thank you League Partners!

Allen Community I...

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Adult Hockey Programs
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Youth Leagues: Get on the Ice!

hockey kid-01

Playing in leagues not only improves skating and teaches team skills, it can build a life-long love of the game. No matter the skating level, we've got an options at Allen Community Ice Rink!

Youth Leagues: Get on the Ice!

Allen Community Ice Rink hosts hockey leagues for children ages 4 through 12.

Our goal is to develop your hockey game with a rounded approach that includes skate skill building, stick-time practice, and participation with a te...

Read on...

Youth Hockey Programs
Posted on: January 8, 2021

Youth Leagues: Get on the Ice!

hockey kid-01

Playing in leagues not only improves skating and teaches team skills, it can build a life-long love of the game. No matter the skating level, we've got an options at Allen Community Ice Rink!

Youth Leagues: Get on the Ice!

Allen Community Ice Rink hosts hockey leagues for children ages 4 through 12.

Our goal is to develop your hockey game with a rounded approach that includes skate skill building, stick-time practice, and participation with a te...

Read on...

Youth Hockey Programs
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Energy drinks and your health

Mid-section photo of a person holding unmarked energy drink

Source: Texas Poison Center Network

The New Year is usually the time for New Year's Resolutions. Many people set new goals about having a healthier lifestyle. When it comes to healthier living, there's no better time than the present. As the new year appro...

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Fire Department
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Energy drinks and your health

Mid-section photo of a person holding unmarked energy drink

Source: Texas Poison Center Network

The New Year is usually the time for New Year's Resolutions. Many people set new goals about having a healthier lifestyle. When it comes to healthier living, there's no better time than the present. As the new year appro...

Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

DRN 2021 Challenge of The Year Newsflash-02-01-01

Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

DRN 2021 Challenge of The Year Newsflash-02-01-01

Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

DRN 2021 Challenge of The Year Newsflash-02-01-01

Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

DRN 2021 Challenge of The Year Newsflash-02-01-01

Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City of Allen earns workplace health award from American Heart Association

Digital Bronze Badge from American Heart Association

City of Allen achieved national bronze-level recognition in American Heart Association’s 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

City of Allen is one of 776 organizations that comp...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City of Allen earns workplace health award from American Heart Association

Digital Bronze Badge from American Heart Association

City of Allen achieved national bronze-level recognition in American Heart Association’s 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

City of Allen is one of 776 organizations that comp...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City of Allen earns workplace health award from American Heart Association

Digital Bronze Badge from American Heart Association

City of Allen achieved national bronze-level recognition in American Heart Association’s 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

City of Allen is one of 776 organizations that comp...

Read on...

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

City of Allen earns workplace health award from American Heart Association

Digital Bronze Badge from American Heart Association

City of Allen achieved national bronze-level recognition in American Heart Association’s 2020 Workplace Health Achievement Index for taking significant steps to build a culture of health in the workplace.

City of Allen is one of 776 organizations that comp...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Safety Videos for the WIN!

NTAA - Program of the year Award Newsflash Image

In April of 2020, while the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the aquatics staff knew their mission to educate others on water safety was needed - more than ever - as so many summer water activities would occur away fro...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Safety Videos for the WIN!

NTAA - Program of the year Award Newsflash Image

In April of 2020, while the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the aquatics staff knew their mission to educate others on water safety was needed - more than ever - as so many summer water activities would occur away fro...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Safety Videos for the WIN!

NTAA - Program of the year Award Newsflash Image

In April of 2020, while the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the aquatics staff knew their mission to educate others on water safety was needed - more than ever - as so many summer water activities would occur away fro...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Safety Videos for the WIN!

NTAA - Program of the year Award Newsflash Image

In April of 2020, while the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the aquatics staff knew their mission to educate others on water safety was needed - more than ever - as so many summer water activities would occur away fro...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Book Giveaway

Louvre museum in Paris at night.  Win a copy of "The Traveling Professors Guide to Paris."

We're giving away 5 copies of Steve Solosky's Book The Traveling Professor's Guide to Paris!  Winner will be drawn randomly on Thursday, January 28 and contacted by email.  Prizes can be picked up the first week of February, either in-pe...

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Library News
Posted on: January 1, 2021

Book Giveaway

Louvre museum in Paris at night.  Win a copy of "The Traveling Professors Guide to Paris."

We're giving away 5 copies of Steve Solosky's Book The Traveling Professor's Guide to Paris!  Winner will be drawn randomly on Thursday, January 28 and contacted by email.  Prizes can be picked up the first week of February, either in-pe...

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Library News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Meet the 2020 Allen EDC Business Award winners

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

Allen Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is excited to honor our top 2020 projects of the year. These award recipients all bring something different to our city and it is thrilling to celebrate and welcome them to Allen!

Highlands Residential Mortgage...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Meet the 2020 Allen EDC Business Award winners

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

Allen Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is excited to honor our top 2020 projects of the year. These award recipients all bring something different to our city and it is thrilling to celebrate and welcome them to Allen!

Highlands Residential Mortgage...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Meet the 2020 Allen EDC Business Award winners

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

Allen Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is excited to honor our top 2020 projects of the year. These award recipients all bring something different to our city and it is thrilling to celebrate and welcome them to Allen!

Highlands Residential Mortgage...

Read on...

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 30, 2020

Meet the 2020 Allen EDC Business Award winners

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

Allen Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) is excited to honor our top 2020 projects of the year. These award recipients all bring something different to our city and it is thrilling to celebrate and welcome them to Allen!

Highlands Residential Mortgage...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens about a month ...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens about a month ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens about a month ...

Read on...

Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens about a month ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 15, 2020

"The Hub" outdoor entertainment venue planned for The Farm development

People seated on a large lawn overlooking an outdoor stage

JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, has secured The Hub – a family-friendly food and beverage anchored entertainment venue – to join The Farm in Allen, Texas.

The Hub will occupy 2.67 acres at the center of the 135-acre mixed-use development, directly adjace...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2020

"The Hub" outdoor entertainment venue planned for The Farm development

People seated on a large lawn overlooking an outdoor stage

JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, has secured The Hub – a family-friendly food and beverage anchored entertainment venue – to join The Farm in Allen, Texas.

The Hub will occupy 2.67 acres at the center of the 135-acre mixed-use development, directly adjace...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Allen economic development speeds forward, despite pandemic

In an annual award presentation to developers and business owners, Allen Economic Development Corporation showcased the City's present and future growth.

Executive Director and CEO Dan Bowman reviewed plans for Allen’s two major employme...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2020

Allen economic development speeds forward, despite pandemic

In an annual award presentation to developers and business owners, Allen Economic Development Corporation showcased the City's present and future growth.

Executive Director and CEO Dan Bowman reviewed plans for Allen’s two major employme...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Council candidate packets now available

Candidate packets are now available for the May 1, 2021, General Election. Packets may be picked up in the City Secretary's Office located on the third floor of Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway.

Terms for Council Place Nos. 1, 3 and 5 expire in May 202...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Council candidate packets now available

Candidate packets are now available for the May 1, 2021, General Election. Packets may be picked up in the City Secretary's Office located on the third floor of Allen City Hall, 305 Century Parkway.

Terms for Council Place Nos. 1, 3 and 5 expire in May 202...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with ...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with...

Read on...

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with ...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with ...

Read on...

Top Stories
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Winter poison hazards

Coals roasting in a pan

Source: Texas Poison Center Network

There are special poisoning concerns during the winter, including carbon monoxide poisoning and car-related chemicals. Follow these important tips from Texas Poison Center Network to keep your family safe this winter:

  • Ins...
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Fire Department
Posted on: December 9, 2020

Winter poison hazards

Coals roasting in a pan

Source: Texas Poison Center Network

There are special poisoning concerns during the winter, including carbon monoxide poisoning and car-related chemicals. Follow these important tips from Texas Poison Center Network to keep your family safe this winter:

  • Ins...
Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Adult Winter Reading

Allen Public Library Read a Latte This Winter

Beginning Monday, December 21 adults can READ a Latte this winter.  Read books and complete missions to receive an APL Winter Reading mug and coupons to the Food for Thought cafe for a free latte or chai latte and a fresh baked cookie.  ...

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Library News
Posted on: December 7, 2020

Adult Winter Reading

Allen Public Library Read a Latte This Winter

Beginning Monday, December 21 adults can READ a Latte this winter.  Read books and complete missions to receive an APL Winter Reading mug and coupons to the Food for Thought cafe for a free latte or chai latte and a fresh baked cookie.  ...

Read on...

Library News
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations reduce occupancy limits in Allen, DFW

New restrictions are taking effect in Allen and hundreds of other North Texas cities on December 4 after seven consecutive days of rising COVID-19 hospitalizations. Bars must close, elective surgeries may need to be rescheduled, and many businesses must r...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 4, 2020

Rising COVID-19 hospitalizations reduce occupancy limits in Allen, DFW

New restrictions are taking effect in Allen and hundreds of other North Texas cities on December 4 after seven consecutive days of rising COVID-19 hospitalizations. Bars must close, elective surgeries may need to be rescheduled, and many businesses must r...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: December 3, 2020

RBdigital Magazines Discontinued

RBdigital magazines discontinued.

RBdigital's parent company was aquired by another media provider who will discontinue RBdigital magazines as a stand-alone platform.

Access to these magazines will no longer be available after December 18.  However, we expect to announce an altern...

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Library News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

RBdigital Magazines Discontinued

RBdigital magazines discontinued.

RBdigital's parent company was aquired by another media provider who will discontinue RBdigital magazines as a stand-alone platform.

Access to these magazines will no longer be available after December 18.  However, we expect to announce an altern...

Read on...

Library News
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Stay safe while staying warm

Lit fireplace

Source: National Fire Protection Association

Get ahead of the winter freeze! It’s not too early to begin preparing for the heating season. Check these 10 tips off your list and get ahead of the winter freeze (safely!). 

  1. Our furnace has been inspect...
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Fire Department
Posted on: December 3, 2020

Stay safe while staying warm

Lit fireplace

Source: National Fire Protection Association

Get ahead of the winter freeze! It’s not too early to begin preparing for the heating season. Check these 10 tips off your list and get ahead of the winter freeze (safely!). 

  1. Our furnace has been inspect...
Read on...

Fire Department
Posted on: October 29, 2020

$3 million awarded to Allen small businesses

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

The Small Business Grant Program facilitated by Allen Economic Development Corporation through CARES Act funding provided much needed relief to the Allen business community.  The program distributed funds to 141 businesses, with an average grant ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

$3 million awarded to Allen small businesses

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

The Small Business Grant Program facilitated by Allen Economic Development Corporation through CARES Act funding provided much needed relief to the Allen business community.  The program distributed funds to 141 businesses, with an average grant ...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

New & expanding businesses in Allen

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

Perdure Petroleum has relocated its headquarters to Allen and expanded its current office space.  The company has oil and gas operations in Texas and Oklahoma and specialize in buying under-producing wells and using CO2 technology to improve prod...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

New & expanding businesses in Allen

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

Perdure Petroleum has relocated its headquarters to Allen and expanded its current office space.  The company has oil and gas operations in Texas and Oklahoma and specialize in buying under-producing wells and using CO2 technology to improve prod...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

The Farm in Allen is coming soon

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, received zoning approval on their new mixed-use development. The Farm in Allen is a 135-acre project that will include over 1.6 million SF of office; 142,000 SF of retail; a 150-key hotel; 60,000 SF of restaurants, as wel...

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Learn more about The Farm. Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

The Farm in Allen is coming soon

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

JaRyCo, an Allen-based developer, received zoning approval on their new mixed-use development. The Farm in Allen is a 135-acre project that will include over 1.6 million SF of office; 142,000 SF of retail; a 150-key hotel; 60,000 SF of restaurants, as wel...

Read on...

Learn more about The Farm. Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Where is Allen's workforce growth coming from? Finance and tech jobs

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

A recent article in Dallas Innovates named the DFW region as a leading center for technology, financial services and professional services.  It boasts the seventh-largest concentration of tech jobs in the U.S. with approximately 3,000 technology ...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2020

Where is Allen's workforce growth coming from? Finance and tech jobs

Allen Economic Development Corporation logo

A recent article in Dallas Innovates named the DFW region as a leading center for technology, financial services and professional services.  It boasts the seventh-largest concentration of tech jobs in the U.S. with approximately 3,000 technology ...

Read on...

Economic Development
Posted on: October 9, 2020

COVID-19 utility assistance: Program Closed

Two post-it notes. One says COVID-19, the other has a money symbol and arrow pointing down

Due to the volume of applications received and available funding, this program has closed. If you need rent/mortgage or utility assistance, please contact All Community Outreach to see if you qualify for one of their assistance programs.

www.acocares.org Community Services
Posted on: October 9, 2020

COVID-19 utility assistance: Program Closed

Two post-it notes. One says COVID-19, the other has a money symbol and arrow pointing down

Due to the volume of applications received and available funding, this program has closed. If you need rent/mortgage or utility assistance, please contact All Community Outreach to see if you qualify for one of their assistance programs.

Read on...

www.acocares.org Utility Billing
Posted on: October 9, 2020

COVID-19 utility assistance: Program Closed

Two post-it notes. One says COVID-19, the other has a money symbol and arrow pointing down

Due to the volume of applications received and available funding, this program has closed. If you need rent/mortgage or utility assistance, please contact All Community Outreach to see if you qualify for one of their assistance programs.

www.acocares.org Community Services
Posted on: October 9, 2020

COVID-19 utility assistance: Program Closed

Two post-it notes. One says COVID-19, the other has a money symbol and arrow pointing down

Due to the volume of applications received and available funding, this program has closed. If you need rent/mortgage or utility assistance, please contact All Community Outreach to see if you qualify for one of their assistance programs.

Read on...

www.acocares.org Utility Billing
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Join our force - now offering lateral entry!

We're one of the few departments in Dallas Fort-Worth with a lateral entry program for officers with prior experience.

Police Department
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Join our force - now offering lateral entry!

We're one of the few departments in Dallas Fort-Worth with a lateral entry program for officers with prior experience.

Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Allen Police introduce first pursuit-rated hybrid patrol car

Allen Police hybrid vehicle

Allen debuted the first of two pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicles this summer. The vehicles are 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utilities (much like the Explorer) and were approved by City Council for purchase this budget year. 

The new vehicles ar...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Allen Police introduce first pursuit-rated hybrid patrol car

Allen Police hybrid vehicle

Allen debuted the first of two pursuit-rated hybrid police vehicles this summer. The vehicles are 2020 Ford Police Interceptor Utilities (much like the Explorer) and were approved by City Council for purchase this budget year. 

The new vehicles ar...

Read on...

Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Urban wildlife in Allen

Photo - Coyote

Bobcats, coyotes and other urban wildlife are present throughout North Texas, including here in Allen. However, seeing these animals in your neighborhood can be unnerving. Read on for the top questions about urban wildlife, including ways to protect your ...

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Read more about wildlife in Allen. Police Department
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Urban wildlife in Allen

Photo - Coyote

Bobcats, coyotes and other urban wildlife are present throughout North Texas, including here in Allen. However, seeing these animals in your neighborhood can be unnerving. Read on for the top questions about urban wildlife, including ways to protect your ...

Read on...

Read more about wildlife in Allen. Police Department
Posted on: September 16, 2020

New utility billing system released in January 2020

City of Allen utility customers who want to view or pay bills online, pay automatically with a credit card or enroll in paperless billing must create a username and password in the new system.

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Utility Billing
Posted on: September 16, 2020

New utility billing system released in January 2020

City of Allen utility customers who want to view or pay bills online, pay automatically with a credit card or enroll in paperless billing must create a username and password in the new system.

Read on...

Utility Billing
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Senior discount available for residential trash service

The City of Allen offers a 20% discount for residential trash services for customers who are 65 years of age or older. Learn more. 

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Utility Billing
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Senior discount available for residential trash service

The City of Allen offers a 20% discount for residential trash services for customers who are 65 years of age or older. Learn more. 

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Utility Billing
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Protect Your Health: Get Your Flu Shot

doctor giving young girl a flu shot

As COVID-19 continues spreading, health officials urge you to get vaccinated against another common virus: the flu. Because of their similar symptoms, it may be hard to distinguish between the flu and COVID-19 without getting a test. This could force you ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Protect Your Health: Get Your Flu Shot

doctor giving young girl a flu shot

As COVID-19 continues spreading, health officials urge you to get vaccinated against another common virus: the flu. Because of their similar symptoms, it may be hard to distinguish between the flu and COVID-19 without getting a test. This could force you ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Allen Fire Department provides COVID-19 Help Line

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If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Allen Fire Department provides COVID-19 Help Line

close up of woman dialing a cell phone

If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Fire Department
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Allen Fire Department provides COVID-19 Help Line

close up of woman dialing a cell phone

If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

Learn More...

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Allen Fire Department provides COVID-19 Help Line

close up of woman dialing a cell phone

If you live or work in Allen and have questions about COVID-19 response or preparedness, call the Allen Fire Department Help Line at 214.509.4333.

This Help Line is designed for Allen residents and businesses with questions about new restrictions, protecti...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information Fire Department
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Operational Changes for Allen Public Library

Family walking out of Allen Public Library

Allen Public Library is open to the public with adjusted hours and limited occupancy.

Hours of operation

Allen Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The facility is closed ...

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Library News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Operational Changes for Allen Public Library

Family walking out of Allen Public Library

Allen Public Library is open to the public with adjusted hours and limited occupancy.

Hours of operation

Allen Public Library is open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Tuesday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday. The facility is closed ...

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Library News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Operational changes and reopening plans

Allen Parks & Recreation offers information on department operations following COVID-19 outbreak

Allen Parks and Recreation is planning a phased return to operations to align with state guidelines and protect the health of both citizens and staff.

Now Open

Registration is open! Register in ActiveNet. The following facilities are open; however, some lim...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Operational changes and reopening plans

Allen Parks & Recreation offers information on department operations following COVID-19 outbreak

Allen Parks and Recreation is planning a phased return to operations to align with state guidelines and protect the health of both citizens and staff.

Now Open

Registration is open! Register in ActiveNet. The following facilities are open; however, some lim...

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Parks & Recreation News

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Safety Videos for the WIN!

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In April of 2020, while the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the aquatics staff knew their mission to educate others on water safety was needed - more than ever - as so many summer water activities would occur away fro...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens about a month ...

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Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium

News Flash

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News Flash

Posted on: January 5, 2021

Water Safety Videos for the WIN!

NTAA - Program of the year Award Newsflash Image

In April of 2020, while the Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium was closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the aquatics staff knew their mission to educate others on water safety was needed - more than ever - as so many summer water activities would occur away fro...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Register for aerobics classes at the Natatorium

Register Online

Fitness fans of Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium—mark your calendars! Opening dates for aerobics class registration through June 2021 are listed below, including a link to the full list of Natatorium fitness classes in ActiveNet.

Registration opens about a month ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Challenge of the Year

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Establish consistency and a healthy routine during Don Rodenbaugh Natatorium’s 2021 Challenge of the Year! 

To participate in the Check In Challenge, complete at least 30 minutes of exercise three times a week for 40 weeks. Work outs can be comple...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

New trail segments coming near Ridgeview Drive

New hike and bike connections are coming to northwest Allen with the addition of three new trail segments along Ridgeview Drive.

Allen City Council approved spending $1.49 million to build new segments at the Allen STEAM Center and Spirit Park, along with ...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

Operational changes and reopening plans

Allen Parks & Recreation offers information on department operations following COVID-19 outbreak

Allen Parks and Recreation is planning a phased return to operations to align with state guidelines and protect the health of both citizens and staff.

Now Open

Registration is open! Register in ActiveNet. The following facilities are open; however, some lim...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation News

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