News Flash

Posted on: July 22, 2021

City Council recognizes Parks and Recreation Month

Text: Greetings from your Parks & Rec - Discover Life in Allen!

July is National Parks and Recreation Month! Allen City Council celebrated with a proclamation at the July 13 Council meeting.

During the presentation, Mayor Fulk praised the outstanding effort and creativity by Allen Parks and Recreation staff to bring fu...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Families of Allen service members honored with Blue Star Flags

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Mayor Fulk presented Blue Star Flags to four Allen families of military service members deployed across the world.

The Blue Star Program was created by Allen City Council in 2005 to honor military service personnel and the Allen families they leave behind ...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: July 16, 2021

City employees receive Shining Star lifesaving awards

Stacy Adams and Jamie Gross pictured with Mayor Fulk and Allen Parks and Recreation staff

At the July 13 Council meeting, two City employees received Shining Star awards for their heroic efforts in saving the lives of two children.

Mayor Fulk presented the awards in the presence of Allen Parks and Recreation leadership and about a dozen City li...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Downtown Steering Committee begins work on a new vision and plan for Downtown Allen

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The Downtown Steering Committee appointed by Mayor Ken Fulk and Allen City Council last month kicked off their work on June 30 to develop a vision and plan that will revitalize the heart of Allen. The plan of work will include research, community feedback...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Discover LIFE in Allen this July

Discover all Allen Parks and Recreation has to offer with limited-time membership deals, referral offers, special events and more!

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Serve your city: Join a board, commission or committee

Boards and commissions volunteers pictured together at a City event

City boards, commissions and committees are ways for residents to participate in local government by shaping public policy and recommending local legislation. In Allen, members of these appointed groups advise City Council on a variety of topics including...

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

Allen Police arrest man for fleeing accident, evading officers

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Allen Police took a 32-year-old man into custody after a chase that ended in a residential neighborhood near Alma Drive and Rainforest Lane in Allen.

At approximately 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20, Allen Police received a 9-1-1 call from a motorist travel...

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