News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2021

Water and sewer rate increase to Allen customers takes effect Nov. 1

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Water and sewer rates will increase to City of Allen customers in the coming month. Water rates will increase by approximately 6% for residential accounts, comprised of an 8% increase to the minimum water bill and a 2% increase to the volumetric rate*. Wa...

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Community Services
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Michael Canon promoted as APD's newest corporal

Corporal Michael Canon takes his oath

Investigator Michael Canon was promoted to Corporal during a ceremony on Oct. 19. He will transfer from Criminal Investigations to the Patrol Division. Congratulations to our newest Corporal.

Corporal Canon grew up in Washington Township, New Jersey. In 20...

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Police Department
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Tips and etiquette for Allen trails

Using the extensive and beautiful trail system is one of many prides of Allen residents. As you go out and enjoy these winding wonders, keep in mind these following tips or download our Share the Trail Infographic.

Share the Trail Infographic - Click to ex...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Learn about fire prevention with AFD

Learn about fire safety from your local fire department! Check out AFD's new page featuring educational videos and PSAs delivered by our firefighters.

Fire Department
Posted on: October 7, 2021

City of Allen celebrates one year of improved service with its MyAllen app

MyAllen app logo

The City of Allen is celebrating one year of improved service with its MyAllen app!

MyAllen launched in 2020 as a tool for residents to submit work orders, sign up for trash collection reminders and report maintenance issues around the city. MyAllen replac...

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Top Stories
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Veterans Day Celebration

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Allen Celebrates Veterans Day

A Veterans Day Celebration is being held on Wednesday, Nov. 10 at Allen Senior Recreation Center. Everyone is welcome to attend this special program of remembrance and encouragement. 


10 a.m. - Vetera...

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Parks & Recreation News
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Council approves upgrades to Allen's shared Joint Radio System

Photo of Allen Eagles mascot painted onto an Allen water tower that uses the Joint Radio System

Allen’s shared Joint Radio System, owned in partnership with the City of Plano, was approved for system improvements at City Council’s regular meeting Oct. 12. The Joint Radio System powers a variety of public safety and general govern...

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

Allen Police Department welcomes Officer Nathaniel Beck

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Allen Police Department welcomes a new officer this month. Officer Nathaniel Beck brings five years of law enforcement experience from Staten Island, New York.

Officer Beck was born in Neptune, New Jersey and grew up in Staten Island, New York. Officer Bec...

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Police Department