News Flash

Posted on: February 19, 2024

Allen Police Department introduces Community Crime Map for enhanced public safety

Community Crime Map

The Allen Police Department has unveiled a new tool to enhance community engagement and safety: the Community Crime Map. This online platform helps keep residents connected and informed of crimes that happen in Allen, TX.

Through the Community Crime Map, A...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: February 19, 2024

US 75 closes nightly at Ridgeview Drive through Feb. 23

Source: Texas Department of Transportation

Weather permitting, the following closures are scheduled on US 75 at Ridgeview Drive for bridge beam installment as part of an ongoing bridge replacement project:

  • Southbound US 75 will be narrowed to one lane at Ri...
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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: February 13, 2024

Now hiring! Apply to serve as a 911 Dispatch Officer

Are you ready to step into the high-pressure world of a 911 Dispatch Officer? Allen Police Department seeks Emergency Telecommunicators to join our team and play a critical role in ensuring the safety and well-being of the community. Learn more and apply ...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: February 20, 2024

Allen 2045 Comprehensive Plan: Help shape our community's vision for the future

The City of Allen has begun to work on updating Allen’s Comprehensive Plan, creating a vision for the future of our whole community. Learn more on Engage Allen.

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Pet vaccination clinic on March 9; local distemper outbreak

Outdoor photo of Animal Services

Officials with Allen Animal Services are reporting a distemper outbreak worse than any previously encountered in Allen. Pet owners are encouraged to vaccinate their pets as the viral disease is spreading through the Collin County raccoon population.

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: February 19, 2024

Council Meeting Recap: New pavement improvement contract, updated tile at DRAC

Allen City Council met on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Read on for the highlights and approved projects. The full agenda and meeting video are available here.

Pavement improvement project contract approved

A new contract has been approved for Allen’s next ye...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Law Enforcement Veteran Steve Dye Sworn in as New Allen Police Chief

Chief Dye speaks during swearing in ceremony

ALLEN, TX - February 2, 2024 – The City of Allen welcomes Steve Dye as its new Chief of Police. Dye was sworn in as the city’s sixth Chief of Police at a ceremony and reception at the Allen Senior Recreation Center on February 1. With ...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Annual water system maintenance: March 4-April 1

North Texas Municipal Water District logo

You might notice a slight change to the taste or smell of your tap water due to a temporary change in disinfectant by Allen’s water supplier, North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD). Though your water might taste or smell different, it’s safe for dri...

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: January 30, 2024

Allen’s new state-of-the-art recreation center is now open

Stephen G. Terrell Recreation Center opened its doors for the first time on January 13 and is now open for all Members and Day Pass users. If you haven't visited this new state-of-the-art facility yet, now is the perfect time!

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City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Shelter supplies needed!

Photo of food and supplies donated to the animal shelter

Consider a donation from our Amazon Wish List! Our top needs are dog food, cat food and laundry soap.

City of Allen Headline News
Posted on: July 21, 2023

Account login instructions for online water bill payments

Utility billing customers who use the Citizen Self-Service (CSS) Portal will be prompted to verify and relink their account information following a system update made in August 2023. Login instructions can be found below.

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