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Posted on: December 30, 2020

COVID-19 vaccine information from DCPH

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Are you looking for a first or second dose of a COVID-19 vaccine closer to work, school, or home? Denton County Public Health suggests checking out the handy vaccine finder at vaccines.gov/search to search by zip code and manufacturer.

As of March 2021, three COVID-19 vaccines have been authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for different age groups. Vaccine is shipped directly to enrolled COVID-19 vaccine providers as allocated by the Departme...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Touch-A-Truck/Battle of the Badges July 31

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Come support your first-responders! The Colony Fire and Police Departments are hosting a Touch-A-Truck event and Battle of the Badges softball game on July 31 at The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks Drive.

Bring out the kiddos for a chance to climb inside fire trucks, police cars, a CareFlite helicopter, dump trucks, an 18-wheeler, and more!

Admission is FREE. Hot dogs and hamburgers will also be served free of charge but with donations accepted. Sno cones w...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Summer water-usage tips

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It’s that time of year again, when we would like to share some information with our residents about sprinkler use, swimming pools, and other watering tips as we approach the year’s peak water-usage period.

How much water does my sprinkler system use?

To calculate sprinkler usage, average of 5 gallons per minute per sprinkler head, multiplied by the number of sprinkler heads, multiplied by the number of stations. Multiply that number by the number of times yo...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Bow-Wow Luau tickets on sale now

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Tickets for the 15th annual Bow-Wow Luau at Hawaiian Falls in The Colony are on sale now!

Come have a blast at doggie splash day as our four-legged friends take over the park. Purchase your tickets online in advance to reserve your spot. It's a splashin' good time!

Tickets are available online!

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

Fall Youth Volleyball, Flag Football registration underway

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The Colony Parks & Recreation Department is accepting registrations for Fall Youth Sports now through Aug. 15, namely volleyball and flag football.

Fall Youth Flag Football

Registration for The Colony Parks & Recreation fall youth flag football program is underway now through Aug. 15. The flag football program is designed for boys and girls who want to expand their knowledge of football in an enco...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

KTCB again earns Gold Star affiliation

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Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB), a statewide grassroots environmental and community improvement non-profit organization, has named Keep The Colony Beautiful as a Gold Star Affiliate for 2021.

The Gold Star designation is granted to 70 affiliates of KTB’s nearly 300 affiliates, including Keep The Colony Beautiful. Gold Star recognition is the membership recognition highest status any community affiliate can achieve.

To achieve Gold Star status, ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

City staff recognized for rapid response to winter storm

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At its regular meeting on April 6, The Colony City Council recognized all of the city employees who worked through the winter storm event in February to keep the community safe and ensure vital services continued uninterrupted.

Many sacrificed time with their own families, which were also enduring hardships from the storm.

We invite you to read the Mayoral Proclamation, which chronicles the rapid response from Public Safety, Public Works, Animal Services, the Parks Department, an...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

Defend Your Drains

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NEW: Check out this video for an inside look at the Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant and learn more about why it's important to defend your drains!

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

#InThisTogether

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Everyone has been asked to make sacrifices throughout the community in order to flatten the curve & slow the spread of COVID-19 throughout North Texas. The following resources are available to assist those who may need help or for those looking to give.

HOW AND WHERE TO GET HELP

Comprehensive Guides

While we encourage you to explore everything listed here, we recommend the pages of the following agencies as among those offering the most comprehensive resource listings in our area:

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Filing period for November City Council Election ends Aug. 16

The Colony City Council will hold its General Election for at-large city council districts on Nov. 2, 2021. This year, the Mayor and Places 1 and 2 are up for election for three-year terms.

The at-large city council members represent the city as a whole and voters are eligible to vote in all three races.

In order to be a candidate in the 2021 Election, applicants must have been a resident of the city for not less than 12 months immediately pr...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Notice of intention to issue City of The Colony, Texas, Certificates of Obligation

TAKE NOTICE that the City Council of the City of The Colony, Texas, shall convene at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 4, 2021, at its regular meeting place in City Hall located at 6800 Main Street, The Colony, Texas.

During such meeting, the City Council will consider the passage of an ordinance authorizing the issuance of certificates of obligation, in one or more series, in an amount not to exceed NINE MILLION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($9,250,000) for the ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Municipal Court ‘Amnesty Program’ Aug. 1-31

The Colony Municipal Court is offering an Amnesty Program for individuals with warrants during the month of August.

Between Aug. 1-31, individuals with active warrants may come to the Court (5151 North Colony Blvd.) during normal business hours and setup payment plans for reduced amounts so that their warrants may be cleared without the fear of being arrested.

Also, the...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

TCFD responds to residential fire on Reed

Just before 5 p.m. Monday, July 12, The Colony Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire in the 5100 block of Reed.

Occupants evacuated safely and there were no injuries reported. The scene was cleared by 7 p.m. An accidental grease fire in the kitchen is believed to be the cause.

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Posted on: July 10, 2021

"Texas" National Night Out set for Oct. 5

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TCPD missed connecting with our community members during National Night Out last year and are excited to share it will return this year!

Join The Colony Police Department's National Night Out program on Tuesday, Oct. 5, and register to host your own event in your neighborhood. The TCPD event will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at The Colony Police Department HQ, 5151 North Colony ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Stewart Creek Park annual passes now on sale

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Annual passes for Stewart Creek Park are now available! The new kiosk and gate entry system for the park will go live Friday, April 30.

Passes can be purchased now at The Colony Recreation Center, 5151 North Colony Blvd., during business hours. Passes will also be available for purchase at Stewart Creek Park through the kiosk system starting April 30.

Annual passes are $40 for The Colony r...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

The Colony EDC receives state recognition for excellence in workforce initiatives

The Colony Economic Development Corporation was named a finalist for the 2021 Workforce Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for its workforce initiatives implemented during the Covid-19 Pandemic.

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Fallen TCPD Officer remembered

On May 2, 2021, the name of former The Colony Police Sgt. David Fitzpatrick was added to the Texas Peace Officers Memorial Wall during the annual Texas Peace Officer Memorial Ceremony in Austin.

Sgt. Fitzpatrick died while on duty after suffering a medical episode. He donated his organs and passed away on June 10, 2019. We honor your service and may you rest in peace.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Perez joins United Way of Denton County board

United Way of Denton County recently welcomed five new community volunteers to its Board of Directors, including Joe Perez, The Colony's Director of Community Relations & Programming.

Perez (pictured at left) brings more than 10 years of experience in local government, and joins The Colony Place 1 City Council member Kirk Mikulec on the board.

Other new board members include Joyce Brown, April Cain, Curtis Cornelious, and Dr. Marilyn Ja...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

TCFD installs UV lights in ambulances

As part of continual efforts to improve safety for both the residents it serves and public safety personnel, The Colony Fire Department recently purchased and installed ultraviolet lighting systems for all four of its ambulances.

The lights are cutting-edge technology designed to safely and thoroughly disinfect the cabin following transport of a patient to a hospital.

#TCFD is committed to providing the community with the very best in emergency fire and medical services.

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Trash/recycling collected as normal most holidays

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Did you know? As part of the city's renewed contract with Republic Services, trash and recycling collection is only delayed during three holidays in the year: New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.

Trash and recycling will be collected as normal (with no delays) during all other annual holidays.

For more information, call 972-624-3131 or visit the Environmental Services page of our website.

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

Program Kits

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In-person programming remains suspended at the Library but weekly take-home kits are available to reserve throughout the summer. Visit tcpl.ticketleap.com to view currently scheduled kits and place a reservation. Kits are available for pickup beginning th...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Drive-Thru Pickup

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TCPL now offers Drive Thru pickup for library materials, printouts, craft kits, and more! Pickup is available during the Library's regular business hours via the Drive-thru window next to the outside book drop.

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Bow-Wow Luau Tickets On Sale Now

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Tickets for the 15th Annual Bow-Wow Luau at Hawaiian Falls in The Colony are on sale now!

Come have a blast at doggie splash day as our 4-legged friends take over the park. Purchase your tickets online in advance to reserve your spot. It's a splashin' good time!

Tickets are available online at https://colonyhftickets....

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Posted on: June 16, 2021

Splash Park Construction Is Underway

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GREAT NEWS! Construction on The Colony's new splash park is underway!

The location is adjacent to Kids Colony Park. During the construction period the pavilion at Kids Colony is CLOSED in order to be expanded as part of the construction project. The playgrounds and basketball court are still OPEN and available for use. Plea...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Stewart Creek Park annual passes now on sale

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Annual passes for Stewart Creek Park are now available! The new kiosk and gate entry system for the park will go live Friday, April 30.

Passes can be purchased now at The Colony Recreation Center, 5151 North Colony Blvd., during business hours. Passes will also be available for purchase at Stewart Creek Park through the kiosk system starting April 30.

Annual passes are $40 for The Colony r...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Free entertainment at Summer Clubhouse Series

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Looking for fun summer activities? Come join us every Friday morning for engaging and exciting performances. We have everything from magic shows, puppet shows and even a BMX trick show!

The Colony Summer Clubhouse is back! Our four-month summer series showcases performances such as magic shows, animal presentations, sing-along storytelling and a BMX trick show. All performances take place outside near The Kids Colony Park 2. Bring your f...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

TCPD vs TCFD Softball Game

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Come support your first-responders!

The Colony Fire and Police Departments are hosting a Touch-A-Truck event and Battle of the Badges softball game.  

Come one come all on Saturday, July 31st, 2021 at The Colony Five Star Complex, 4100 Blair Oaks Drive. from 4pm to 8pm.&...

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Police News
Posted on: July 10, 2021

"Texas" National Night Out set for Oct. 5

NNO 2021

TCPD missed connecting with our community members during National Night Out last year and are excited to share it will return this year!

Join The Colony Police Department's National Night Out program on Tuesday, Oct. 5, and register to host your own event in your neighborhood. The TCPD event will take place from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at The Colony Police Department HQ, 5151 North Colony ...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

ATM Skimmers

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Regarding gas pump and ATM skimmers, the safest bet is to simply not use any card at the gas pump, period.

Instead, pay inside the gas station, ideally one with a chip reader at the terminal. If you're going to pay at the pump, however, at least consider using a credit card instead of a debit card. For ATMS, use those located inside secure areas.
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Posted on: April 14, 2021

Migratory Birds in The Colony TX.

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Need to submit a concern or early sighting of migratory birds? Please submit a Migratory Bird Concern Report.

Nesting birds, such as herons, egrets and other nesting
waterbirds, bring challenges such as noise, odor and significant amounts ofexcrement that covers streets, sidewalks, cars and mailboxes on public and
private property. People may find the birds&a...

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Police News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Distracted Driving

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Please pay 100 percent attention to the road ahead of you. Officer De La Cruz wants you to arrive at your destination safely.

There are so many ways be distracted while you drive. Texting is probably the number one reason for car accidents. Why is texting so bad? Texting while driving has become a huge risk factor because it employs all three forms of distracted driving. Here ar...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Exchange Zone

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Don't forget to use our Exchange Zone (located in the Police Department parking lot behind the jail building) if you are selling or purchasing items online. It is monitored on camera 24/7.

Tip: If you find an item online for sale and the price is too good to be true, most likely it is a scam. Never agree to wire or send money to purchase an online item unless you have verified the authenticity of the seller.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Practice the 9PM Routine

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Leaving anything of value in your vehicle is not a good practice. Leaving your vehicle unlocked, even if nothing of value is inside, is also highly discouraged.

Officers have taken vehicle-theft reports where weapons, cash, phones, computers, prescription medication, sun glasses, tools, and many other things are taken. 

Take that extra step and keep your valuables safe! 

Prevent theft from your ho...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Distracted Driving Awareness

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There are so many ways be distracted while you drive. Texting is probably the number one reason for car accidents. Why is texting so bad? Texting while driving has become a huge risk factor because it employs all three forms of distracted driving.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Exchange Zone

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Tip: If you find an item online for sale and the price is too good to be true, most likely it is a scam. Never agree to wire or send money to purchase an online item unless you have verified the authenticity of the seller.

If you have any questions please ...

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