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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Website Personalization Now Available!

By clicking “Log In” on the MyDashboard bar at the top of the screen, users may create a login for the site or use their Facebook profile to access MyDashboard. Once logged in, visitors can choose the modules, features and keywords that they’d like to see...

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Posted on: April 13, 2019

"Shred Day" scheduled for May 11

Shred-It Truck

Residents wishing to conveniently dispose of confidential documents may take advantage of a "Shred Day" scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 11, in the parking lot of Hawaiian Falls Waterpark, 4400 Paige Road.

This opportunity is being scheduled in light of the Spring Clean-Up on April 13 being closed early due to hail and high winds. Residents who missed the Clean-Up are encouraged to take advantage of curbside bulk pickup, landfill passes, and the Household H...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City of The Colony E-newsletter

Festival of Flight

Festival of Flight set for April 27; 'Shred Day' scheduled for May; egret deterrence efforts cease; TCPL offers loaner fishing gear; new signage installed on Main Street; and more In THE News!

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Sign-up today for emergency weather alerts

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As an extension of its website with CivicPlus, the City of The Colony offers a new and improved emergency notification services for residents: CivicReady.

CivicReady is a communication service available to our residents to receive emergency notifications directly to their smartphone. Examples of emergency notifications include weather warnings (tornado, flash flooding, severe storms, etc.) and localized eme...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

Kids Chase postponed to April 27

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Due to the threat of inclement weather with high probability of thunderstorms, the 18th annual Kids Chase by the Lake scheduled for April 13 has been postponed.

The race has been rescheduled for Saturday, April 27. All times and location will remain the same. Registration will continue through April 26 and on race day, April 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 a.m. For more information, contact Parks & Recreation at 972-62...

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Posted on: March 26, 2019

Summer PlayTC! catalog now online

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Ready to start planning your summer? Check out all the fun programs, activities and events coming soon!

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

A Look Inside: The Colony Five Star Complex

The Colony Five Star Complex

The Colony Five Star Complex offers endless field space for baseball, softball, soccer, and football tournaments, as well as family-friendly-events! Check out this comprehensive feature brought to you by The Colony Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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Posted on: December 12, 2018

Volunteers of America Classic to be held Sept. 30-Oct. 6

Mayor Joe McCourry, Councilman Kirk Mikulec at VOA LPGA

The 2019 LPGA Tournament schedule has been released, including new dates for the Volunteers of America Classic at the Old American Golf Club in The Colony.

The VOA Classic will be held Sept. 30 through Oct. 6 at the Old American. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for updates throughout the year!

Visit the official LGPA website for the full schedule and more information about the coming season.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

EGRET UPDATE: Deterrent efforts must cease

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As many are aware, the city has been recently utilizing a variety of deterrent methods in an effort to prevent migratory birds from nesting in residential neighborhoods. However, all deterrent efforts must cease once the first egg is laid.

That is when the rookery is deemed to be officially established and is federally protected. On April 9, as staff were removing additional nesting material in a tree in the 5000 block of Pemberton, they found the first egg of the season. The city has confe...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

NTTA: Fourth Lane Project update (4/18/19)

The North Texas Tollway Authority has kicked off 2019 with the early stages of a project to widen the Sam Rayburn Tollway (SRT). Motorists likely have noticed the recent lane closures, including the underpasses at both Main Street & Standridge.

Current closures include the following, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, April 21-22:

  • Two east- and westbound left lanes between Legacy Drive and Standridge Drive/Castle Hills Drive.

Current closures include the following, from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. nightly, April...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

TCPL now offering loaner fishing gear

Child fishing

The Colony Public Library has partnered with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Tackle Loaner Program to bring residents and visitors the opportunity to check out fishing rods and tackle.

CHECKOUT/FEE INFORMATION:

  • Rods and tackle are available for free checkout to an ADULT library card holder.
  • Customers MUST complete the Tackle Loaner Borrower Agreement and Participant Info EACH time rods/tackle are checked out.
  • Maximum of 4 fishing rods/2 ta...
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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Suspect arrested in aggravated assault

TCPD patrol vehicle

At approximately 2 p.m. April 6, The Colony Police Officers were dispatched to the 5300 block of North Colony Blvd. in reference to an automobile/pedestrian accident.

Several citizens reported a child on a bike had been hit by a car. Officers arrived at the scene and observed bystanders rendering aid to a young juvenile.

The driver of the vehicle (adult male) traveled through the intersection of North Colony and Paige R...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Cross-street signage being installed along Main Street

North Colony street sign

Starting April 10, cross-street signage and new mast-arms are being installed at the major intersections along Main Street.

Contractors are working southbound along the west side of the street before turning back to the north to do the east side. Motorists can expect brief lane closures at each location as the work progresses.

They're installing the signs and new mast-arms firs...

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

EDC receives state award

The Colony EDC received the 2018 Economic Excellence Award from the Texas Economic Development Council for the 11th consecutive year during the TEDC Legislative Conference held February in Austin.

The Colony EDC is one of only 51 organizations statewide to earn this honor this year.

“This award recognizes economic development organizations that meet a high threshold of professionalism and achievement,” said The Colony Mayor Joe M...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Credit card auto-draft now available

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Do you ever forget to pay your utility bill? As of earlier this year, the city's Customer Services Department is pleased to offer its customers a new online payment feature to help ensure you never miss a due date: credit card auto-draft.

It's easy! Simply login to your utility account (or create one if you haven't already) and select "Enroll in Auto Pay." Additional instructions on the payment website will then guide users through the set-up process and help customers determine ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2019

Tree recycling yields free compost for residents

Tree recycling compost

Thanks to the city’s annual Christmas tree recycling initiative, FREE compost is now available to residents in the southwest corner of the Public Works parking lot off East Lake Highlands Drive, next to the dog park.

Signage is posted in the vicinity directing residents to the site. Compost is available on a first-come, first-served basis. You MUST bring your own containers. This service is for RESIDENTS ONLY. No commercial uses or contractors allowed. For information...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Traffic: Repairs to Grandscape Boulevard bridge

Road Work Ahead

Starting Monday, March 25, contractors will begin repair work to the paving and sub-grading of the bridge on Grandscape Boulevard between Spring Creek Parkway and Destination Drive.

Motorists are advised that westbound traffic on Grandscape Boulevard will be diverted to the eastbound lanes, resulting in one lane of traffic in each direction between Spring Creek and Destination Drive.

The work is estimated to last approximately eight w...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

LPGA tournament unveils new name, logo for 2019

VOA Classic logo

The 2019 Volunteers of America Classic, formerly the Volunteers of America LPGA Texas Classic, will return to The Colony this fall, Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, at the Old American Golf Club.

The Volunteers of America Classic is a signature community event and stands alone as the only official LPGA Tour event in Texas. The tournament's mission is to serve Volunteers of America’s message while creating an atmosphere that is fun for th...

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Posted on: February 13, 2019

TCPD joins Neighbors by Ring

Neighbors by Ring

The Colony Police Department has announced that it is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the community with real-time, local crime and safety information.

Residents can download the free Neighbors app, join their neighborhood, and use the app to monitor neighborhood activity; share crime and safety-related videos, photos and text-based posts; and receive real-time safety alerts from their neighbors, local l...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

TCPL to join community of Family Place Libraries

Family at TCPL

Made possible by a well-earned grant from the Texas State Library & Archives Commission, The Colony Public Library will soon be joining the Family Place Libraries™ national network.

Family Place Libraries™ are charged with providing resources to help families nurture their children's development and early learning during the critical first years of life. To help ensure all children enter school ready and able to learn, TCPL's new Fam...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Denton County reports pediatric Influenza-associated death

Denton County Public Health (DCPH) is reporting the first pediatric influenza-associated death in Denton County for the 2018-2019 flu season.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

North Trunk Sewer project underway

North Trunk Sewer project sign

Work began in late December 2018 on a $2.8 million project to replace more than a mile of sewer line originally constructed in 1974.

Motorists on North Colony may notice work underway near Griffin Middle School. The North Trunk Sewer pipeline is 6,400-feet long and extends from Miller Drive north along Stewart Creek to the city’s Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant.

City staff cond...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

New bike racks adorn Rec Center, city parks

Aquatic Park bike racks

The Colony Parks & Recreation staff are putting the finishing touches on a project to replace the bike racks at recreation facilities and city parks.

The new racks, shown here at the Aquatic Park, not only look better and feature the city logo but are an improvement upon the older racks in regards to spacing, safety, and security.

The parks where new racks have not yet been installed (Friendship, Perrym...

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Posted on: January 23, 2019

Speed trailers help keep officers free for calls

SAM Trailer

Motorists around town have probably noticed The Colony Police Department’s new roadside speed-monitors – especially if they happen to be passing by while driving over the speed limit.

TCPD’s new Stalker SAMs (Speed Awareness Monitor Trailers) can be set to flash red and blue strobe lights to warn drivers they are travelling above the posted speed limit. The red and blue flashing lights are eye-catching and much like that of an actual p...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

City launches new emergency alert notification system

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As an extension of its new website with CivicPlus, the City of The Colony has officially launched a new and improved version of its emergency notification services for residents: CivicReady.

CivicReady is a communication service available to our residents to receive emergency notifications directly to their smartphone. Examples of emergency notifications include weather warnings (tornado, flash flooding, severe storms, etc.) and localized eme...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

City accepting board member applications

The City of The Colony is currently accepting applications for city boards. Board members are appointed by the City Council to serve in a volunteer capacity.

Applications will be accepted in the City Secretary’s Office for terms beginning July 1, 2019. Information on the boards and the application form are available online or by contacting the City Secretary’s Office at 6800 Main St., 972-6...

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Posted on: January 3, 2019

Monthly Customer Service closures for 2019

The Customer Service counters at City Hall will be closed for staff training from 1 to 2 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in 2019.

As such, the closures will occur on the following dates:

  • Jan. 8;
  • Feb. 12;
  • March 12;
  • April 9;
  • May 14;
  • June 11;
  • July 9;
  • Aug. 13;
  • Sept. 10;
  • Oct. 8;
  • Nov. 12; and,
  • Dec. 10.

Residents wishing to make a utility payment during those dates and times may do so by accessing thei...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

The Colony Public Library Now Lends Out Fishing Gear!

TCPL Tackle Loaner Site

Spring is here. The water is calling…GO FISHING! TCPL is happy to announce our partnership with Texas Parks and Wildlife. Adult card holders can now borrow fishing gear from the library! As an official Tackle Loaner Site, we offer fishing rods ...

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Library Spotlights
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Family Fort Night

Family Fort Night

Bring your blankets, flashlights, pillows, and any other fort-making materials to the Library from 6:30-8:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 27 for this special after-hours program! Read stories, play games, eat snacks, and build forts throughout the library. Reg...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Up Up and Away! Festival of Flight

Up Up and Away

The Up, Up & Away! Festival of Flight, presented by The Tribute Lakeside Golf and Resort Community and the City of The Colony, returns for a fifth year. Celebrating all forms of flight, this festival will feature kite flying and demonstrations, music,...

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Posted on: April 15, 2019

Movies in the Park - "Avengers: Infinity War"

Avengers Infinity War

Movies in the Park will be hosting for the first time in the Austin Ranch area! Join us as we watch "Avengers Infinity War" on the Thousand Oaks Village Green. Movies are always free! So grab your lawn and chair and blankets as we watch this mov...

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Parks and Recreation
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Summer Youth Basketball Registration

Youth Basketball

Summer youth basketball includes our Miniball program which is for children ages 3 - 4 and our team league which is for children ages 5 - 12.  All league teams are coached by volunteers, teams will practice once a week beginning the week of June ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2019

Suspect arrested in aggravated assault

TCPD patrol vehicle

At approximately 2 p.m. April 6, The Colony Police Officers were dispatched to the 5300 block of North Colony Blvd. in reference to an automobile/pedestrian accident.

Several citizens reported a child on a bike had been hit by a car. Officers arrived at the scene and observed bystanders rendering aid to a young juvenile.

The driver of the vehicle (adult male) traveled through the intersection of North Colony and Paige R...

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Posted on: March 25, 2019

Egret - Migratory Birds

Egret Birds

The public is reminded that City staff is working with residents at this time to deter egrets and other migratory birds from nesting in The Colony neighborhoods.

 

Egret-deterrence efforts continue 

 

The public is reminded that City staff is working with residents at this time to deter egrets and other migratory birds from nesting in The Colony neighborhoods. 

Often times this invo...

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Police News
Posted on: February 20, 2019

The Colony Police Department Explorer Post 5151

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The Colony Police Department Explorer Post 5151 is a career interest group for young men and women ages 14 to 21.

The Colony Police Department Explorer Post 5151 is a career interest group for young men and women ages 14 to 21.

 The Post provides members with a wide assortment of police related training to allow members to familiarize themselves with the care...

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Police News
Posted on: February 13, 2019

The Colony Police Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring

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The Colony, Tx – The Colony Police Department today announced that it is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the community with real-time, local crime and safety information.

The Colony Police Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring 

The Colony, Tx – The Colony Police Department today announced that it is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide the community with real-time, local crime and safety i...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

National Night Out is set for August 6, 2019.

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The Colony Police Department wants you to join us for National Night Out 2019 at the Police Department.

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TCPD National Night Outwill take place from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 5151 N. Colony Blvd...

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Police News
Posted on: January 4, 2019

The Colony Police Teen Academy

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The Colony Police Department will host their annual Teen Academy during the week of June 17 – 21st, from 9:00am to 4:00pm.

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The Teen Academy is open
to 9th
-12th graders, and all students will receive a freeT-Shirt...

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Crime Statistics

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Register your home or business security cameras on CrimeReports.com secure server.
This will assist TCPD should a crime occur that may have been captured by your cameras. The information submitted is only accessible by law enforcement.

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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Recommendations & Complaints

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The Colony Police Department is dedicated to providing the best police service possible to its citizens. Police employees are carefully selected, held to the highest standards, and provided with the best training possible.

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Posted on: January 24, 2019

Crime Stoppers

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Denton County Crime Stoppers encourages members of the community to assist local law enforcement agencies in the fight against crime by overcoming the two key elements that inhibit community involvement: fear and apathy.

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