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    Shop the Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

    Find some good reads for you and your family at this one day only spring book sale held by the Friends of the Carrollton Public Library on May 15 at the Josey Ranch Lake Library from 10 am - 6 pm.

    05/13/2010 4:00 AM

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    K9 Team Named Top In Nation

    Congratulations to K-9 Officers Withers and Sanchez, and their K9 partners Argo and Bosko for being named Top Law Enforcement Team for highest combined agency score out of 125 teams in the 2010 National Narcotic Detector Dog Association Competition.

    05/12/2010 2:00 PM

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    Stage 1 Water Conservation in Effect

    The City of Carrollton has begun Stage 1 of conserving water during peak usage hours. From May to September residents must restrict their outdoor watering to midnight to 10 am or from 7 pm to midnight; no watering is allowed from 10 am to 7 pm.


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    911 Public Education Day

    Come visit with public safety representatives from the 911 Dispatch Center, Police Department, Fire Department and the Police K9 Unit on Saturday, May 15 from 9am-1pm at Crosby Recreation Center (1610 E. Crosby Road). Enjoy a bounce house and other fun activities.


  • Volunteers Assist Officers in Parking Violation Enforcement

    The Carrollton Police Department is launching a new program initiative, in partnership with specially trained alumni of the Carrollton Citizen Police Academy. These graduates now volunteer their time as part of the Carrollton Citizen Patrol, performing tasks such as parking violation enforcement that allow police officers to concentrate on other aspects of their job.


  • Shop or Sell at the Community Garage Sale!

    Last day to reserve a space for the Community Garage Sale is Wednesday, May 12. The garage sale will be held on Saturday, May 15 from 9am-1pm at Crosby Recreation Center, 1610 Crosby Rd.


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    Public Works Open House and Rodeo Expo

    The public is invited to join Carrollton Public Works at their Equipment Rodeo from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 19 at Standridge Stadium (1330 W. Valwood Parkway).


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    Cinco De Mayo with Ballet Folklorico

    Students from CFBISD Folklorico class will perform dances from states all over Mexico. Enjoy the colorful costumes and traditional dancing by local high school students. Free! May 5, 7 pm, at Josey Ranch Lake Library (1700 Keller Springs Road).


  • Graffiti Abatement Project

    Members of the Carrollton Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association are performing a valuable volunteer service to the City by assisting in the removal of graffiti from public and private property.


  • Mothers Day Concert

    Mother's Day Concert

    Enjoy an Old Fashioned Mother's Day Concert and Picnic at the A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, 1509 N. Perry Road on Sunday, May 9. Free ice cream and lemonade! Registration for the Picnic Contest begins at 5:15 pm. Concert begins at 6:30 p.m.


  • City Seeks Public Input on Federal Grant Funding

    In an effort to solicit increased community participation and involvement in identifying community development needs, the Neighborhood Advisory Commission (NAC) will conduct a public hearing to receive citizen input.


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    Groundbreaking Held for New Hotel & Destination Spa

    The C. Castle Group is bringing a new kind of luxury to the City of Carrollton, with an expansive new Spa Castle. This unique destination day spa will feature three-stories of spa treatments, banquet rooms and 27 hotel rooms, for those who wish to extend their stay.

    04/27/2010 1:00 PM

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    Grand Re-Opening of Crosby Recreation Center

    Join us Sat. May 1 as we celebrate the Grand Re-opening of Crosby Recreation Center after a one-year renovation. Ribbon Cutting at 9 a.m.; 1610 Crosby Road. Bring your family and friends for tours of the new facility, class demonstrations and more!

    04/25/2010 5:00 PM

  • Medications

    Pharmaceutical Collection Event

    Dispose of your unwanted, unused or expired medications properly. Bring them to the Pharmaceutical Collection Event on Sat. May 1 from 10am-2pm at Creek Valley Middle School (4109 Creek Valley Blvd.) or Newman Smith High School (2335 N. Josey Lane).

    04/25/2010 4:00 PM

  • Historic Marker Dedication to Be Held Sat. May 1

    Be a part of history on Saturday, May 1 at the dedication of a City historical marker recognizing the site of the former Union Baptist Church, the first Baptist congregation in Dallas County, established in 1846. The dedication ceremony will take place at 10 a.m. at the A.W. Perry Cemetery (1511 N. Perry Road, north of the A.W. Perry Museum).

    04/25/2010 2:00 PM

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    Home Chemical & E-Waste Collection Day To Be Held Sat. April 24

    Bring your household chemicals and old electronics for disposal at the City’s Home Chemical & E-Waste Collection Day on Saturday, April 24 from 9am-3pm at 1441 W. Trinity Mills. Click on headline above to read full story for details about what will, and won't, be accepted.


  • Silent Movie

    Free! Movie on the Lawn Sat. April 24 at A.W. Perry Museum

    Enjoy the silent classic "Clash of the Wolves" starring Rin-Tin-Tin, in a unique outdoor setting. The movie will begin at dusk, and will be projected onto a screen on the side of the barn at A.W. Perry Homestead Museum, 1509 N. Perry Road. Click headline for more details.


  • Energy Improvements to Qualify for 2010 Tax Credits

    A free pamphlet from the International Code Council can help homeowners secure 2010 tax year incentives for energy-efficient upgrades to existing homes and residences under construction through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Tax Act of 2009. The brochure is available for download at


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    Summary of April 6 City Council Meeting

    The April 6 City Council worksession started with an introduction of Carrollton’s new Police Chief Rex Redden, who is scheduled to start on April 19 (see related story). Councilmembers decided to move forward with installation of video cameras in the Council Briefing room, so that worksessions could be televised.


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    City Announces Selection of New Police Chief

    City Manager Leonard Martin has announced the selection of Rex Redden as the next Police Chief for the Carrollton Police Department, with a start date of April 19, 2010. Redden has over 20 years of law enforcement experience, serving the last six years as Assistant Chief of Police in McKinney, Texas.


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