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Posted on: January 18, 2022

'Safe Outdoor Dogs Act' now in effect

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The Colony Animal Services (TCAS) wishes to remind residents that the "Safe Outdoor Dogs Act" (S.B. 5) went into effect Tuesday, Jan. 18. Here are some highlights from the new law:

  • Owners must use approved cable tie-outs, trolley systems, or "zip lines;" NO tethering with weight or chains;
  • Tether must be attached to a properly fitting collar or harness;
  • Dogs must have adequate shelter from extreme weather;
  • Dogs must be able t...
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Posted on: January 20, 2022

Perez, Lockett crowned United Way dance champions

Joe Perez and Kenya Lockett

Friends of United Way of Denton County gathered Jan. 15 in Denton for the 10th annual UNITED Tribute Gala, during which The Colony Deputy City Manager Joe Perez and his dance partner, Kenya Lockett from Denton ISD, were crowned dance champs on the night.

The event was held in socially distanced fashion at the grand ballroom at the Embassy Suites by Hilton at the Denton Convention Center. Despite limiting ticket sales to 70% capacity, the annual UNITED Tribute gala raised over $230,000 to reach an impressi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Traffic: Westbound Windhaven lane closure Jan. 10-Feb. 15

Road Work Ahead

Starting approximately 7 a.m. Monday, Jan. 10, continuing daily thru Feb. 15, a city contractor will be performing work to improve the drainage on Windhaven Parkway, east of Plano Parkway, west of Andover Drive.

One lane of westbound traffic along Windhaven, between the intersections with Andover and Walnut Creek Lane, will be closed in order to perform the necessary work for this project.

Motorists may experience delays in the area. Seek an alternate rou...

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Posted on: October 28, 2021

Reward offered for information leading to return of stolen items

The City of The Colony is seeking information leading to the return of items recently stolen from The Colony Five Star Complex - most of which were fixtures in the city's Veterans Memorial. Tipsters should contact the number on the flyer below.

The reward has increased twice thanks to matching donations from the local 24 Sports organization and The Colony Community Development Corp. board of directors.

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

Grandscape in The Colony achieves global acclaim

Grandscape now holds the distinction of being the “World’s Most Innovative Retail and Entertainment Project!”

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Murder Suspect Taken Into Custody

At 1:16 A.M. Wednesday, December 29, 2021, The Colony Police responded to a shooting in in the 7000 block of Sample Drive. A male suspect had called 911 and reported that he had shot and killed his girlfriend.

Officers responded to the scene and entered the private residence.  Officers contacted the suspect, and discovered the victim’s body within the home.  The victim had numerous gunshot wounds and was deceased.  The suspect was arr...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Councilman Terre elected to Appraisal District board

For the fifth-straight election cycle, The Colony Place 4 City Councilmember David Terre has been elected to serve on the Denton County Appraisal District’s (DCAD) board of directors.

Seventeen candidates were nominated to serve on the five-member DCAD board, whose members serve two-year terms. Terre garnered the most votes of all nominees at 913. He serves as the board’s vice chairman.

“I am extremely pleased and gr...

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Posted on: November 1, 2021

Winter hours in effect at Stewart Creek Park

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Winter season park hours for Stewart Creek Park are in effect starting today through March 13, 2022. The park hours are now 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.

Visit the Stewart Creek Park page of our website for more information or call The Colony Parks & Recreation Department at 972-625-1106. #PlayTC!

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Utility rate increase to fund ongoing infrastructure upgrades


Alongside completion of the FY 2021-22 budget during public deliberations in August and September, The Colony City Council approved mechanisms for continued funding of important upgrades to the Stewart Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).

The upgrades represent the next phases of a years-long process already underway to ensure the facility is operating at a level in line with continued growth and economic development, as well as to meet mandated guidelines set by the Texas Commission on En...

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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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