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Posted on: April 18, 2018

Book Your Birthday Party at the Apex Centre!

Birthday parties at the Apex Centre

Take the stress out of party planning. We supply the cake, drinks and decorations; you supply the kids!

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Renew Your Apex Centre Membership Today!

Renew your Apex Centre membership today!

Build on last year's progress and keep your momentum going!

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News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2018

City of McKinney breaks ground on new McKinney Air Center FBO terminal

FBO groundbreaking

The City of McKinney today broke ground on the future home of the McKinney Air Center, a state-of-the-art fixed-base operator (FBO) terminal at the McKinney National Airport. Construction is expected to take approximately 12-18 months.

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

McKinney holds public input meeting for FY19 budget, launches interactive exercise online

McKinney residents and stakeholders are invited to provide feedback as City of McKinney staff prepare the city’s budget for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), which runs Oct. 1 – Sept. 30, 2019.

The public is invited to attend a public input meet...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Moss Construction relocates regional office to McKinney

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The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) joined national construction management firm Moss Construction for a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to celebrate the relocation of its regional Texas office to 10,500 square feet of office space at the n...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 17, 2018

Fire sprinkler helps save McKinney restaurant

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a kitchen fire at Thai Noodle Wave, 2775 S. Central Expy., shortly after the restaurant closed Sunday night. Firefighters arrived to find the fire extinguished by the kitchen hood fire suppression system and...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Fire sprinkler stops dryer fire from spreading

Dryer fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a report of fire in the laundry area of an apartment at the Rustic of McKinney at 2700 Northbrook Dr. this morning.

A resident had turned on their dryer, heard a loud noise and then saw sparks and flames comi...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: April 13, 2018

McKinney Fire Department honored for performing rare life-saving procedure

Fire Department honored

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) was honored today for performing an advanced skill that is usually only seen in hospital emergency rooms. On Feb. 25, MFD received a call about a person choking at a home. The Station 8 crew arrived to find the patient w...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: April 11, 2018

McKinney Fire Department’s Station #9 is open

Station 9

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is happy to announce that Station #9 is now open. It is located at 4900 Summit Dr. and will serve the Summit View Lake neighborhood and other communities in the northwest part of McKinney. Station #9 contains the latest ...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: March 20, 2018

McKinney Fire Department battles brushfire in Erwin Park

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) received several calls about a brush fire at Erwin Park, 4300 Country Road 1006. Crews arrived to find one to two acres on fire in the area around a pavilion. Visitors to the park were evacuated as a precaution. The depa...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: March 14, 2018

Fire sprinkler knocks down cooking fire

Sprinklers put out a cooking fire

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to a water flow alarm at 3300 N. McDonald St. this afternoon. A cooking fire went out of control, but before it could spread, the fire sprinkler system kicked in. It took one sprinkler head to stop the fire.

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2018

McKinney Apartment fire stopped by sprinkler activation

Treymore grease fire

A man fell asleep shortly after starting to heat grease in a pan on Friday. He woke up to a fire and attempted to throw the flaming pan into the sink, but missed. Fortunately, the Treymore in McKinney Apartments on Wilson Creek Parkway have fire sprinkler...

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Fire News Releases
Posted on: February 21, 2018

McKinney Fire Department conducts flood rescues

McKinney Fire Department tonight rescued four people from cars swept away by flooding in Towne Lake Park. Swift water rescue crews used a boat to bring two people to safety. Two others were able to walk out. There were no injuries.

Roads around the park ar...

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Fire News Releases
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 c...

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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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Fire News Releases
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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Fire News Releases
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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Fire News Releases
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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Fire News Releases
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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Fire News Releases
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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Fire News Releases
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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News Flash

Posted on: April 23, 2018

Got Sensitive Personal Papers? Shred 'em for Free April 28

Shred Event

McKinney residents can shred up to four boxes of sensitive personal papers at the City of McKinney's Shred Event. This year the location has changed to the Sheraton McKinney.

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Safely Dispose of Unused or Expired Prescription Drugs April 28

Drug Take-Back Event

Spring clean your medicine cabinet and bring unneeded prescription drugs to McKinney's annual Drug Take-Back Event for safe disposal.

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Find Out What Code Services Director Lori Dees Has to Say

Director's Column

Find out how the Code Department protects and enhances our quality of life in McKinney.

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Give Your Input for the 2019 Budget

Give Your Input for the city's 2018 budget

You can now share your input for the 2019 City of McKinney budget with city management. This simple online tool enables you to easily arrange and send in your priorities.

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Enjoy a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta May 5

Cultural Music Series

McKinney's Parks and Recreation Department presents the 2018 Cultural Music Series. May 5 is the Cinco de Mayo Fiesta, and June 9 is African Heritage. Enjoy both events!

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

Community Garage Sale and Craft Fair May 5

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Find your treasures close to home. Shop at the Community Garage Sale and Craft Fair.

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News Flash

Posted on: March 22, 2018

Honeybees & Beekeeping

Beekeeping

What’s the Buzz?  Honeybees & Beekeeping

Virginia Allen, 2018 Collin County Honey Princess, will share the importance of bees and how to start beekeeping.

Live bees will be on-site, weather permitting.

Saturday, April 28, 2 p.m.

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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

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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: March 27, 2018

YAG presents: The Tempest April 26

YAG presents: The Tempest

The Tempest is a tale of magic, deception, revenge and marriage. Written by William Shakespeare in the early 1600s, learn what happens as Prospero, the deposed Duke of Milan, plots revenge against his foes on a remote island.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra presents: Brahms and Beethoven May 5

Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra presents: Brahms and Beethoven

The Odysseus North Texas Chamber Orchestra will perform this exquisite Symphony No. 3 by Johannes Brahms Once hailed as "Brahms' Eroica." This is the first time it will be performed in McKinney.

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

MRT Presents: A Bad Year for Tomatoes May 18

MRT Presents: A Bad Year for Tomatoes

A famous actress tries to disappear in a small town.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

MPAC Summer Concert Series presents: Jake Shimabukuro June 8

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Jake Shimabukuro is one of the world's most exceptional and innovative ukulele players in the history of the instrument.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

MPAC Summer Concert Series presents: Asleep At The Wheel July 21

Asleep At The Wheel

Ray Benson founded Asleep at the Wheel in Paw Paw, West Virginia 48 years ago. Now based in Austin, the band holds 10 Grammy awards, 20 studio albums and 20 singles on the Billboard country charts.

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Posted on: April 16, 2018

MPAC Summer Concert Series presents: Gina Chavez August 25

Gina Chavez

Gina Chavez is blending the sounds of the Americas with tension and grace. A multi-ethnic Latin pop songstress, Chavez is a nine-time Austin Music Award winner - including 2015 Musician of the Year.

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News Flash

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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