Posted on: January 23, 2018

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Apex Centre Activity Guide

Learn about all the events, classes and activities available at the Apex Centre.

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Posted on: January 23, 2018

Apex Centre Operating and Pool Hours

Apex Centre Hours

Find out when Apex Centre is open and when the pools are open for recreation and exercise.

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Posted on: April 28, 2017

Waiver Required - Fill it Out Online

Sign Apex Centre waiver online

All guests and day pass visitors must sign a waiver on or before the first visit. Waivers for minors must be signed by a parent or legal guardian. You can fill out and sign the waiver online.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

McKinney Public Library offers online continued education classes

The McKinney Public Library System recently expanded its services to offer continuing education units (CEUs) through Universal Class. Through the library’s website, patrons can register for more than 500 learning courses in over 30 subject areas accredite...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Trout Derby Has Been Reschedule to March 17

Trout Derby has been moved to March 17 due to rainy weather in the forecast. See you at Towne Lake Park on March 17!

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

McKinney Community Development Corporation awards $14.1 million in grant funding

For more than 20 years, the McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) has awarded grant funds totaling more than $138 million to a broad range of organizations, including the City of McKinney’s Parks and Recreation Department, various re...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Statewide roundup targets outstanding warrants

Beginning Feb. 9, the City of McKinney will be participating in a statewide warrant round-up. Agencies across the State of Texas will be stepping up efforts to serve active fine-only misdemeanor warrants.

Anyone who has unpaid citations with the City of Mc...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

City of McKinney announces land acquisition near McKinney National Airport

The City of McKinney and the McKinney National Airport have announced the purchase of approximately 190 acres of land near the southeast side of the airport. City Council approved an ordinance amending the annual budget and Capital Improvement Program to ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Update February 13: Trout Derby has been rescheduled to March 17

Trout Derby

Bundle up and bring your fishing tackle to the East Pavilion at Towne Lake, 1405 Wilson Creek Pkwy., for a fun day of fishing for more than 5,000 stocked rainbow trout. The city’s annual Trout Derby is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 17.

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Posted on: February 1, 2018

McKinney Community Development Corporation Awards $75,000 in Promotional and Community Event Grants

The McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) announced grant awards totaling $75,000 for initiatives and activities in 2018 that enhance quality of life for McKinney residents, attract visitors to the community and showcase the city for the purpo...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

McKinney Fire Department holds Dedication Ceremony for Station #9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is growing towards the future. Today, firefighters, neighbors and city leaders were on hand for the dedication of Station #9. The city’s first new fire station in seven years, 4900 Summit View Dr., will serve c...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

City holds P.R.I.D.E meeting to create neighborhood involvement

The City of McKinney Housing and Community Development Department will host the quarterly P.R.I.D.E. meeting Thursday, Feb. 8 to provide information to residents on upcoming city projects, new healthcare outreach services and an opportunity to meet with s...

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

McKinney house fire causes severe damage

McKinney Fire Department on a ladder

Investigators from the McKinney Fire Department are determining the cause of a devastating house fire today. Firefighters were called to 6805 Gallatin St. around 10:30 a.m. after reports of a fire in the front part of the two-story house. No one was home ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 8, 2018

McKinney fire sprinklers save the day – Again!

Apartment fire

Units from the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) and its’ investigators were called to an apartment building at 6150 Alma Rd. on Tuesday for a water flow alarm. A kitchen fire had broken out in a second floor unit. Fortunately, the fire had already been exti...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2018

McKinney Fire Department holds Dedication Ceremony for Station #9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is growing towards the future. Today, firefighters, neighbors and city leaders were on hand for the dedication of Station #9. The city’s first new fire station in seven years, 4900 Summit View Dr., will serve communities...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 30, 2018

The McKinney Fire Department McTown Klownz honored on the national stage

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) McTown Klownz have been educating children in the McKinney Independent School District and surrounding school districts about fire and burn safety for decades. Now Hoser, Siren, Bucky, Blaze, Plug, Mr. Sean and DJ Fuego ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: January 19, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops McKinney apartment fire

Firefighters were called to the Magnolia Ranch Apartments, 3191 Medical Center Dr., at 6:21 p.m. last night for a water flow alarm. They arrived to find that a cooking fire in the kitchen had been extinguished by an overhead fire sprinkler. The single spr...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to an apartment complex

Unattended cooking fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident at 11:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Retreat at Stonebridge Ranch, 1920 Grassmere Lane, for an appliance fire and water flow alarm.

Upon arrival, first responders discovered there was a grease fire and the...

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Posted on: December 8, 2017

McKinney Fire Department responds to two residential fires

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to multiple residential structure fires in the early morning Friday, Dec. 8.

One fire occurred at 2605 Woodlawn Rd. Police arrived on scene and woke a resident in time to exit the structure safely. Significant d...

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Posted on: December 4, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to Spring Creek Barbeque

Spring Creek BBQ Fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident at 8 p.m. Nov. 30 at Spring Creek Barbeque, 1993 N. Central Expy, where first responders saw smoke and heard the fire alarm upon arrival.

An investigation revealed the fire sprinkler system had ac...

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Posted on: November 17, 2017

McKinney Fire Department honored by the Texas Fire Sprinkler Coalition

Texas Fire Sprinkler Award

The Texas Fire Sprinkler Coalition recently honored the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) during their annual Texas Fire Marshal Conference in Austin, Texas for promoting fire sprinkler activations via the media. MFD was recognized for receiving the highest ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: November 3, 2017

McKinney Fire Department warns of fire extinguisher recall

Kidde Fire Extinguishers

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) urges residents and business owners to check their fire extinguishers for recall status. The federal government has issued a recall of millions of portable fire extinguishers manufactured in the U.S. after numerous injur...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

Structure fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to multiple reports of a single family residential structure fire on Oct. 30 at 9108 Clearview Drive, just before 10 p.m. Arriving MFD units reported heavy smoke and fire in the garage and went into an aggressive e...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 27, 2017

Safety is great unless you’re late

As the hands on our clocks fall back Nov. 5, the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) wants you to think about an important way to move fire safety forward as a priority in your home. The time changes twice a year, and it’s an excellent time to rememb...

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Posted on: October 20, 2017

McKinney Fire Department recognizes Encore Wire staff for lifesaving CPR efforts

Encore Wire personnel and McKinney EMS

At this week’s City Council meeting, the McKinney Fire Department (MFD) proudly recognized the personnel of Encore Wire for their use of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) tools to save an employee’s life. Admin...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

McKinney Fire Department provides Halloween safety tips

Halloween Safety

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) has prepared safety tips for families to heed during the Halloween holiday. Halloween is a fun and spooky time of year for kids. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little ones with a few easy safety tips provided below...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2017

Haunted Houses, Scare Houses or Haunted Mazes need Permits to Operate

Haunted House Permits

Halloween is around the corner and the McKinney Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) is ready to make sure everyone is safe during the spooky, thrilling season. It is also time to remind everyone that a permit is required for any special community, school or local...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Smoke Alarms do their job and alert resident of fire in the home

Midway St. fire damage

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a single story residential structure fire Oct. 3 at 1705 W. Midway Street just before 11:30 a.m. A Juvenile at the residence was awakened by the sound of the smoke alarms going off and was able to exit the home,...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to Collin County Animal Shelter

Collin County Animal Shelter structure fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Sept. 28 at The Collin County Animal Shelter, 4750 Community Ave, just after 5:00 p.m. First responders upon arrival noted the fire alarm was sounding and strobes activated. The investigation reveale...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

Residential fire in McKinney results in substantial damage

Willow Springs

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a single story residential structure fire Sept. 29 at 3405 Willow Springs Dr. just before 1:30 p.m. The homeowner stated he was standing outside when he noticed smoke coming from a window in the back of the resi...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: October 4, 2017

McKinney Firefighters take to the streets for Fill the Boot

Fill the Boot

Firefighters from the McKinney Fire Department will take to the streets with boots in hand to collect donations for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) Fill-the-Boot campaign.

Collections will take place at the intersections listed below from 9 a.m. t...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

McKinney Fire Department’s McTown Klownz return to teach fire safety in local schools

McTown Klowns

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is dedicated to sharing important life safety messages with children in McKinney Independent School District and surrounding school districts. This year marks the 24th season the McTown Klownz troupe, a group of active M...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2017

Sprinkler system prevents major damage to McKinney apartment complex

Apartment fire

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Sept. 4 at The Mansions McKinney Apartments, 6600 McKinney Ranch Pkwy. First responders quickly discovered the fire sprinkler system had activated and extinguished the grease fire in the apartment ki...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department hosts international intern from Poland

Firefighter Intern from Poland

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is hosting Officer Cadet Michal Zugaj from the Main School of Fire Service in Warsaw, Poland, who is part of a prestigious international program that provides Polish fire officer candidates the opportunity to experience ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Hear from Director of Parks & Recreation Michael Kowski

Director's Column

Find out about summer jobs with Parks & Recreation, renovations to Old Settlers Recreation Center, improvements to McKinney's athletic fields and investments in our parks.

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Learn How to Garden in North Texas March 3

Newcomer's Guide to Gardening

Are you a Texas transplant, new to gardening or want to learn how to be a successful gardener? This event was designed with you in mind.

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Trout Derby Has Been Rescheduled to March 17

Trout Derby

Towne Lake will be stocked with Rainbow Trout and there will be prizes, hot dogs and a casting contest. All ages can try their luck, and this year, no one needs a fishing license during the event. Any fishing after the event requires a license.

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Looking for a Great Summer Job? Find one February 24

Seasonal Job Fair

The McKinney Parks and Recreation Department is hiring for seasonal positions. View posted jobs on the city website and come to the job fair.

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Coffee with the Cops March 3

Coffee with the Cops

Meet members of the McKinney Police Department for coffee and casual conversation. All community members are invited to attend.

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Katherine B. Winniford Park Playground is Temporarily Closed

Temporary Playground Closure

The playground equipment at Winniford Park is being upgraded and is expected to be completed by the end of February, depending on weather.

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

New! AutoMate

AutoMate

AutoMate provides accurate, up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance sch...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Early voting at JJGL

Early Voting

March 6, 2018 Democratic and Republican Primary Elections - Early Voting Dates at the John & Judy Gay Library

  • February 20-February 23: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • February 24: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • February 25: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • February 26- 28 and March 1-2: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

AARP Tax Assistance, Feb. 2-Apr. 16

AARP Tax Help

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 E. Hunt St.

  • Fridays: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
  • Mondays: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (Feb. 19, Feb. 26, & Mar. 5 only)

John & Judy Gay Library, 6861 W. Eldorado Pkwy.

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Posted on: January 28, 2018

New! Universal Class

Universal Class

More than 500 lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs).  On first use, register with your library card number to create your personal logon credentials.

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Posted on: December 14, 2017

Leadership Luncheon Book Club

Leadership Book Club

The McKinney Public Library System is launching a book club for McKinney leaders in the new year, and we would like to invite you to attend.

Last Friday of the month, 12:00 p.m., Roy and Helen Hall Library break room

There are only 30 spots available for ea...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

English as a Second Language Book Club

ESL Book Club

Roy and Helen Hall Memorial Library, 101 East Hunt Street

Improve your English through conversation with easy to read books on the last Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m.

Books are available starting January 1, 2018 for the first 10 participants.

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Writers’ Exchange Spring 2018

Writing200

John & Judy Gay Library Meeting Room, Sunday afternoons, 2-3:30 p.m.

A monthly forum for writers and people interested in writing to discuss issues of interest, offer mutual support, and exchange ideas and marketing tips. Independent authors, published...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Odysseus Chamber Orchestra presents: Chamber Music with Friends February 25

Odysseus Chamber Orchestra

The Odysseus Chamber Players once again will present an intimate gathering of friends with some lovely chamber music works.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Eric Marienthal with The Texas Instruments Jazz Band March 24

Eric Marienthal with The Texas Instruments Jazz Band

Saxophone great Eric Marienthal joins the full 18-piece Texas Instruments Jazz Band for a swinging concert.

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

MRT Presents: I Hate Hamlet February 23 - March 3

MRT Presents: I Hate Hamlet

A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous Gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there's one problem: he hates Hamlet.

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

N. TX Chapter of the American Theater Organ Society presents: A St. Patrick's Day Celebration

N. TX Chapter - American Theatre Organ Society presents: A St. Patrick's Day Celebration with Dav

Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in unique style! Who needs green beer when you have music of the Emerald Isle - George Gershwin, John Williams...and your requests! Join the North Texas Theater Organ Society for a unique musical experience.

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Deadly Conduct

McKinney Police were called to a physician’s office at 120 S. Central Expwy. at approximately 2:12 this afternoon when patients in the waiting room witnessed a woman motioning with her hands that she was going to shoot herself.

The woman proceede...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

McKinney Police SWAT Team win

McKinney Police SWAT Team

The McKinney Police Department is proud to announce that members of the MPD’s SWAT Team finished in first place overall this weekend during the Texas Tactical Police Officers Association’s (TTPOA) yearly competition in Waco.

They beat out more than 20 othe...

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