Posted on: April 28, 2017

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

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: April 28, 2017

Waiver Required

Apex Centre Waiver

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

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

McKinney Fire shares some winter holiday safety tips

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) recommends residents protect themselves when they deck the halls this holiday season. Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but also means a greater risk for fire. Incorporating a few simpl...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

McKinney National Airport announces new terminal and hangar project

Airport photo

The City of McKinney announced they have entered into a public-private partnership with Western LLC for a $16 million construction project at the McKinney National Airport that will update and expand its facilities and include a new state-of-the-art fixed...

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Posted on: November 30, 2017

McKinney Public Library System introduces goals for next five years

The McKinney Public Library System has updated their long-range plan to serve as a guide for the Library Advisory Board and library staff. The plan includes goals to achieve by 2022.

The previous long-range plan ran from 2005-2015 and included the construc...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

Residents invited to weigh in on Collin County Transit expansion

Collin County Transit Survey

The McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) is looking for ways to expand the Collin County Transit Program. The MUTD Board is gathering input from the community to help in the decision-making process. Residents are encouraged to complete the online survey...

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Posted on: November 27, 2017

McKinney National Airport hosts final advisory meetings for master plan update

The McKinney National Airport will hold two public open houses in December to discuss the final phase of the Airport Master Plan that will consist of:

  • The recommended Master Plan Concept for proposed development potential during the next 20+ years.
  • A detail...
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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 12, 2017

McKinney Fire shares some winter holiday safety tips

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) recommends residents protect themselves when they deck the halls this holiday season. Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together, but also means a greater risk for fire. Incorporating a few simpl...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: December 11, 2017

Learn More About Your McKinney Police Department. Register by January 31

Citizens Police Academy

The McKinney Police Department offers a Citizens Police Academy every spring for residents to learn more about their police department, police work and things they can do for their own safety.

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Protect Yourself and Your Family During the Holidays

Lock. Take. Hide.

The McKinney Police Department reminds you protect yourself, your family and your belongings, especially during the holiday shopping season.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Give Your Feedback On How You Would Use Public Transportation in Collin County

Collin County Transit Survey

The McKinney Urban Transit District (MUTD) is looking for ways to expand the Collin County Transit Program. Please take a few moments to provide your input.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

The McKinney Police Department is Accepting Applications

Police Entrance Exam

The Entrance Exam is February 3, 2018. Apply today!

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

Apply for a McKinney Community Development Corporation Grant

MCDC Grants

The McKinney Community Development Corporation (MCDC) grants funds each year to a broad range of organizations for quality of life initiatives in McKinney and events and activities that promote the city. The first deadline this year is November 30.

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

DASH Around Downtown McKinney

DASH - Downtown Area Shuttle

DASH is a six-seat shuttle that travels from remote parking lots to bring guests to the square or from one location to another on the square. Best of all, riding with DASH is free. Just give a wave and hop on!

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Posted on: December 3, 2017

Holiday Hours

Christmas

The McKinney Public Library System will observe these Holiday hours:

  • Christmas: Closed Sunday, December 24 to Tuesday, December 26
  • Holiday hours: Wednesday, December 27 to Thursday, December 28 - close at 6 p.m.
  • Regular hours: Friday 12/29 to Sunday 12/31
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Posted on: December 3, 2017

Friends of the Library Review

Christmas Stocking

Nella Phillips presents a program titled Christmas Stocking: a Christmas program guaranteed to evoke memories of Christmases past. 

John & Judy Gay Library, Monday, Dec. 18, 7 p.m.


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Posted on: December 3, 2017

Make and Take Holiday Ornaments

Ornaments

Youth Services will suspend its regular schedule from December 19 through January 6 so we can offer guests special programming for the holidays. On December 19th and 20th we present Make and Take Holiday Ornaments, for all ages. Make decorations themed ar...

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Posted on: December 3, 2017

Playdate at the Library

Playdate

Youth Services will suspend its regular schedule from December 19 through January 6 so we can offer guests special programming for the holidays. On December 28 we present Playdate at the Library for parents, babies, and toddlers. Come hang out and play wi...

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Posted on: December 3, 2017

Noon Year’s Eve for Ages 5-10

Noon Year's Eve

Youth Services will suspend its regular schedule from December 19 through January 6 so we can offer guests special programming for the holidays. On December 30 we present Noon Year’s Eve for ages 5-10. Come count down to Noon Year’s an...

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Posted on: December 3, 2017

Winterfest, January 3 & 4

Winterfest

Youth Services will suspend its regular schedule from December 19 through January 6 so we can offer guests special programming for the holidays. On January 3 and 4 we present Winterfest, for all ages. Make crafts and play games that celebrate winter! Come...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Mother-Daughter Book Club

Mother-Daughter Book Club

Jan 8:               The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane, by Kate DiCamillo

Feb 12:            You Throw Like a Girl, by Rachele Alpine...

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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: June 18, 2017

cloudLibrary

cloudLibrary

The Library is expanding its cloudLibrary collection, and patrons will now have access to over 28,000 eBooks and nearly 3,000 eAudiobooks. Reading or listening on the go has never been easier. Our expanded collection includes new and popular titles for ad...

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Posted on: July 5, 2016

RBdigital eAudiobooks & eMagazines

RBdigital

RBdigital offers access to exclusive Recorded Books eAudiobooks, as well as content from all major publishers, in a user-friendly interface.  Find titles by series, author, publisher, narrator, genre, or keyword, and place holds and create wish l...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Texas Driver’s License Tests

Texas Driver’s License Practice Tests

Free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests, specifically based on Texas DMV materials. The site includes accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, an...

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Posted on: April 9, 2017

Atomic Training

Atomic Training

Atomic Training is a free video-based software training resource available on our Research Center page and accessible from home or office, as well as at both library locations.

  • Create an account using your library card number and learn at your own pace, wh...
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Posted on: February 16, 2017

NextReads Newsletters for All Interests

NextReads Newsletters

Sign up for one or more of our NextReads newsletters of new titles, prepared by subject and annotated by librarians. Mystery, Nature and Science, New Fiction, Business and Personal Finance, Picture Books, Genealogy, Graphic Novels, and Historical Fiction ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Comics Plus

Comics Plus Downloadable Comics and Graphic Novels

Comics Plus: Library Edition brings over 16,000 free digital graphic novels and comics to any Web-connected device.

The collection includes thousands of titles and series from the biggest publishers in comics, including IDW and Dark Horse, in every genre: ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

OnePlay Video Games

OnePlay Downloadable Video Games

OnePlay offer free video games, with unlimited access to over one thousand games, including extremely popular content and covering a wide range of genres.

All games are checked out on the PC App or Android App (not on the website itself).

Logging on to your...

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

"A Christmas Carol" Returns to MPAC Starting November 24

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" tells the story of Ebeneezer Scrooge, an old man who transforms his miserly ways after four ghostly visits one Christmas Eve.

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Posted on: November 10, 2017

The JazzMark Trio Jazzes Up Your Holidays December 14

JazzMark Trio

Join us for our annual Holiday Jazz event by the JazzMark Trio featuring Mark Noethen piano and vocals, Jay Gewertz on drums and Gustavo Finessi on bass.

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Posted on: November 6, 2017

McKinney Bridal Show January 20

McKinney Bridal Show

North Texas' premier bridal show is back. Talk with top wedding professionals and find your unique style. The fashion show is a must see for the latest in bridal fashion, hair and makeup. You could also win fabulous prizes, including a honeymoon vacation!

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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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