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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Denton Recognizes Small Business of the Year, Bunch Bikes

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Denton business, Bunch Bikes was named Small Business of the Year by the Denton Economic Development Partnership Board. Bunch Bikes create front load-carrying cargo bikes that give cyclists a wide range of possibilities for whatever they want to take alon...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Denton Recognizes Large Business of the Year, Fisher59

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Wholesale beer distributor, Fisher59, was named Large Business of the Year by the Denton Economic Development Partnership Board. Community contributions, innovation, length of time in community, and partnerships were some of the key contributors in the se...

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Economic Development
Posted on: December 15, 2021

City of Denton Recognizes Minority/Women/Veteran Owned Business of The Year, Lashup Browdown

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Denton business, LashUp BrowDown was awarded the inaugural Minority/Women/Veteran Owned Business of the Year from the Denton Economic Development Partnership Board. Voted “Best of Denton” and Top Three Best of Denton County by the Denton-Record Chronicle,...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Meet the 2021 Award Winners

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2021 Mayor-Council Business Awards

City of Denton recognizes local businesses

 

DENTON, TX, [December 8, 2021] –  Each year the Denton Mayor and City Council Members have the honor of recognizing local businesses for their excepti...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

2021Mayor-Council Business Awards

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2021 Mayor-Council Business Awards

City of Denton recognizes local businesses

DENTON, TX, [October 27, 2021] –  Each year the Denton Mayor and City Council Members have the honor of recognizing local businesses for their exceptional support of City...

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Economic Development
Posted on: October 29, 2021

City Hosts Statewide Downtown Conference

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Denton to Host Statewide Downtown Conference 

October 28, 2021 - Denton, TXDenton will be host to the 2021 Texas Downtown Conference from November 3-5. The conference, presented annually by the Texas Downtown Association (TDA), is the only statewi...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

COVID-19 Information

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Visit the COVID-19 page to stay informed on local impacts of the virus.

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

New Audit Follow-Up Released - Utility Payment Assistance Program

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Internal Audit has released a new follow-up report covering operational changes made in response to the Audit of Utility Payment Assistance Program (PDF).

The City and Interfaith Ministries of Denton have coordinated to improve the policies and procedures ...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

2022 Eco Resolutions

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As the saying goes, "New year, new me"! Every year we make New Year’s Resolutions such as join the gym, pay off debt, save money, and other similar goals. These are all great resolutions. However, this upcoming year is the perfect time...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Help Denton Parks and Recreation Earn a FREE Park Bench

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Plastic film such as grocery bags are known to be the number one contaminant in recycling programs.  Many consumers place plastic film in their recycling bin not knowing that it may cause more harm than good. Denton Parks and Recreation is teamin...

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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Tips for Fall Flowers

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Our resident flower expert Eric is back with more tips to make your flowerbed look amazing all winter long. 

Here in North Texas, fall is in full swing. Nights are getting longer. Leaves on trees are starting to change colors and fall. Gulf Muhly ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

5 Ways to Get Outside in Winter

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Yeah, maybe it's a little cold outside, but that's doesn't mean you have to stay inside all the time! Get out and enjoy the crisp winter air, get your cardio up, and you'll be warmer in no time. 

Check out our t...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

The Importance of Tai Chi

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How Fall Prevention Relates to Tai Chi

Every second of every day, a U.S. adult (age 65+) suffers a fall, making it the leading cause of injury and injury death in this age group. Falling and the fear of falling leads to functional decline, which in turn le...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

MLK Jr. Day Operating Hours and Closings

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City Facilities Closed Monday, Jan. 17.

DENTON, TX, Jan. 14, 2022 - City of Denton facilities will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022 in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. federal holiday. Please note the following with respect to specific City of Denton services and facilities. ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

City Council Candidate Filing to Open Jan. 19 through Feb. 18

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Mayor, At-Large Council Seats will be on the Ballot in May

DENTON, TX, Jan. 12, 2022 – Denton residents wishing to run for City Council in the upcoming City of Denton municipal elections will be able to file an application to be on the ballot between Jan. 19 and Feb. 18, 2022. On May 7, 2022, qualified ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

City of Denton Launches New Construction Projects Map

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New Tool Will Help Community Members Track Major Construction and Improvement Projects.

DENTON, TX, Jan. 11, 2022 – The City of Denton recently launched an interactive map for community members to stay informed on City managed construction and improvement projects. This includes projects such as public art installations, playground updates, ...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

City of Denton Extends Mask Requirements Through January 2022

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Masks Continue to be Required for Certain Businesses, K-12 Schools, and City Buildings.

DENTON, TX, Dec. 14, 2021 – On Tuesday, Dec. 14, the Denton City Council adopted the Eighteenth Order of Council that extends all current mask requirements through Jan. 31, 2022. There are no changes in the mask requ­­ir...

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Denton PD Seeking Community’s Help in Hit-and-Run Crash Investigation

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DENTON, TX, Jan. 1, 2022 – After a vehicle struck and injured a woman on N. Loop 288 Friday morning, the Denton Police Department is requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect who left the scene. 

At 3:35 a.m. Friday, officers were di...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

Man Arrested for Murder After Fatal DWI Crash

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DENTON, TX, Nov. 8, 2021 – The Denton Police Department has arrested a Krum man for Murder after an investigation into a fatal, alcohol-related crash revealed he had multiple Driving While Intoxicated (DWI) convictions.

Investigators determined Damon Brown...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Denton Police Arrest Man for Murder

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DENTON, TX, Nov. 5, 2021 – The Denton Police Department has arrested 39-year-old Zeniff Rudd for the shooting death of Mindy Tenerias, 26, who was murdered earlier this year.

On March 6, officers were dispatched to a shooting at 12:57 a.m. in the...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Intoxication Manslaughter Investigation Ongoing

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DENTON, TX, Oct. 22, 2021 – An intoxication manslaughter investigation is underway following an early morning crash that killed one person.

At 2:17 a.m., Denton police officers were dispatched to a major, two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Jim Christ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Quick Reminders to Keep You Warm and Safe This Winter

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Space heaters and other similar equipment can be quick and easy ways to heat up a room or area in your home during these cold winter months. Though warmth and comfort are certainly priorities, safety must be number one. Here are a few reminders from the D...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

7 Quick Tips to Help You Save Energy & Money This WInter

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With the cooler (and sometimes cold!) temperatures that pop up in our North Texas weather this time of year, your home's energy usage will increase. To help you save both energy and money, Denton Municipal Electric has prepared the following energy-saving...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Start Your New Year’s Resolutions Early With These 5 Sustainable Living Tips

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The holiday season is upon us, and this is the perfect time to start incorporating new sustainable practices into your daily life. These practices will not only help you reduce waste, but they can also help you choose items that can be reused or recycled....

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Denton City Council Approves New District Boundaries

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Some Residents May Now be Represented by a New Council Member

December 15, 2021 – On Tuesday, Dec. 14, 2021, the Denton City Council approved the redistricting of the City’s single-member Council districts. The new district boundaries are based on...

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