‘Runner’ Statue Installed at Library

Art isn’t always found in a gallery, sometimes it needs a bigger space. And what better place for a statue called Runner to be found than outside in the open air, near the Carrollton GreenBelt? Artist Jeff Repko’s colorful structural piece can be found on the Spring Street side of the Neva Lomason Library, a … Continue reading ‘Runner’ Statue Installed at Library

GreenBelt Spur Now Open

A ribbon-cutting ceremony this week marked the opening of the first trail spur connecting the main route of the Carrollton GreenBelt to downtown. “The GreenBelt is a Carrollton treasure,” said Mayor Betty Cason. “We’re so excited to open this spur, which will mean greater access to exercise, health services and the shopping, dining and events … Continue reading GreenBelt Spur Now Open

Offices Closed for MLK Day

City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed Monday, January 18, 2021, in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. All garbage and recycling will be picked up the day following your usual scheduled collection day.

City Offices Holiday Closures

City of Carrollton administrative offices will be closed December 24 (Christmas Eve), December 25 (Christmas Day) and January 1 (New Year’s Day). The Carrollton Center for the Arts will be closed through January 1. Please feel free to visit us online during these times and have a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Alice Park Renovations

Two deteriorating wooden pergolas that had been in Carrollton’s Alice Park since it was built 20 years ago have been replaced with new, upgraded metal structures. “The pergolas were in bad disrepair,” said Randall Eidson, detail officer/project manager for the Carrollton Police Department. “Vines had overcome them so we cut back the vines and tore … Continue reading Alice Park Renovations

Christmas in Carrollton

Whether it’s an altogether magical musical performance, pictures downtown with Santa, finding a unique gift or just sharing a cup of good cheer, ’tis the season to celebrate Christmas in Carrollton! Irish Folksinger Harry O’Donoghue November 20, 2020, 7:30pmFolksinger, storyteller and songwriter, Harry O’Donoghue, tells Ireland’s story in song. Harry has shared the stage with … Continue reading Christmas in Carrollton

West End Arts Market

The Carrollton Center for the Arts will kick off the gift buying season with the West End Arts Market, a one-day market for local artists, November 7, from 11am – 5pm. “With the holidays approaching, the arts center wants to give our public the opportunity to buy something original, not something that is mass produced … Continue reading West End Arts Market

Trick-or-Treat ‘Mask’uerade Downtown

Bring your trick-or-treaters, ages 12 and younger, to Adamson Square on October 31, for an altogether spooktacular day. From 9-11 am, kids will “mask”uerade along a one-way, socially-distanced path through each quad, collecting their candy and goodies. Merchants will be stationed outside and will place wrapped candy in trick-or-treaters’ bags. Roving judges will recognize outstanding … Continue reading Trick-or-Treat ‘Mask’uerade Downtown