Posted on: December 9, 2016

McKinney selected for Service First Mortgage headquarters

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is proud to announce mortgage company Service First Mortgage has selected McKinney to relocate its U.S. corporate headquarters. A grand opening of the new headquarters was held Dec. 6. Service First Mor...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

McKinney Police Department moves up on national recognition for National Night Out event

The City of McKinney Police Department (MPD) has once again received national recognition for its participation in the 2016 National Night Out (NNO) program by the National Association of Town Watch. This year, the MPD placed fourth in the state of Texas ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Packets available for interested City Council candidates

The Mayor and three McKinney City Council seats will be up for voter consideration during the general election in May. Individuals interested in learning more about running can pick up candidate packets from the City Secretary at City Hall, 222 N. Tenness...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Gateway RFQ

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the City of McKinney are soliciting Qualifications for a Master Developer to perform typical and complete development services in conjunction with the development, design and construction of a major...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

McKinney Performing Arts Center brings more than Christmas music this winter

The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Historic Downtown McKinney’s entertainment venue, has a full winter lineup of concerts and shows. From jazz and elegant ballads to 50’s era tunes, the MPAC stage will be swinging this holiday...

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Experience a winter wonderland at Home for the Holidays… a McKinney Christmas

This year, visitors to Home for the Holidays…a McKinney Christmas in historic downtown will experience even more fun as McKinney Main Street adds new activities and traditions for the entire family to celebrate the holiday season during Thanksgiving weeke...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

McKinney Fire Department celebrates five paramedic certifications

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) is proud to announce the graduation of five paramedics from Emergency Medical Training Services (EMTS). Becoming a paramedic is the highest level of certification in the pre-hospital setting. The intensive 12-month progr...

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department provides Christmas tree safety tips

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) recommends residents protect themselves as they deck the halls this holiday season. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree or starts with a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly.

On average, 260 home fires beg...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

McKinney Fire Department provides fire pit and chiminea safety tips

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) encourages residents to act safely when using outdoor fireplaces as the number of uses has been increasing within the city.

Last year, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reported 639,500 outdoor fires, causin...

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Posted on: October 31, 2016

Sprinkler system prevented major damage to McKinney business

McKinney Fire Department (MFD) responded to an incident Oct. 28 at Sherwin Williams, 310 N. Central Expressway, and discovered a fire sprinkler system had activated and was controlling an electrical fire in the rear of the store. Two sprinkler heads are c...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2016

Change your clock, change your smoke alarm batteries

As Daylight Savings Time begins Nov. 6 and residents prepare to ‘fall back’ one hour, the Office of the McKinney Fire Marshal encourages citizens to test their smoke alarms and change the batteries. Alkaline batteries should be replaced at least once a ye...Read on...

Posted on: October 26, 2016

McKinney Fire Department names child honorary firefighter

Markus Carpenter is an Honorary Firefighter

The McKinney Fire Department honored Markus Carpenter, age 6, by making him an honorary firefighter during a McTown Klownz performance at Nell Burks Elementary School. Carpenter, who has Spina Bifida, has a life-long dream of becoming a firefighter.

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

McKinney Fire Department provides Halloween safety tips

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) offers tips to parents for selecting and creating safe costumes and home decorations during the Halloween holiday.

“The trick to safe Halloween celebrations is to choose wisely from the beginning,” said Elizabeth Agan...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department honors brave actions of child

Jason Clack with McTown Klownz and Fire Chief Kistner

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) honored Luke Clack, age 7, by making him an honorary firefighter for the day. During a McTown Klownz performance at Reuben Johnson Elementary for his ability to remain calm during an emergency and for calling 911 for ass...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

McKinney Fire Department’s McTown Klowns teach fire safety to local schools

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) will share important life safety messages with the children of McKinney and the surrounding communities as the McTown Klownz troupe kicks off their 23rd season with performances at local schools in September and October ...Read on...

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...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

McKinney Fire Department names Interim Fire Marshal

The McKinney Fire Department (MFD) announced the hiring of Michael R. Smith as Interim Fire Marshal today. Smith will begin July 6.

Smith has more than 22 years of Fire Department leadership. He previously worked as a police officer and arson investiga...Read on...


Posted on: December 5, 2016

Experience the Joy of Christmas December 10

Erica Lane

Erica Lane will dazzle you with exciting jazz tunes, intense, elegant ballads and stunning seasonal arrangements.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Celebrate the Season with Song December 10

Caroling in the Square

Join your family, friends and neighbors to sing Christmas carols on the square. Holiday attire is encouraged, and lyrics will be provided.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Coffee with the Cops December 19

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: December 5, 2016

Protect Your Pipes

Protect Your Pipes

Cold weather is coming. Learn how to protect your home during freezing temperatures.

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Learn About Awesome Programs and Events at the McKinney Public Libraries

McKinney Public Library System

What's happening at your McKinney Public Library.?Exciting and informative events are just a click away.

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

The Bells of Christmas Ring December 19

Friends of the Library Review Series

McKinney Public Library presents the Inspirational Story of four beloved Christmas carols and how they came to be written.


Posted on: December 6, 2016

Holiday Hours

Library holiday hours

The McKinney Public Library System will observe these holiday hours:

  • Monday, December 19 to Thursday, December 22: closing early at 6 p.m.
  • Christmas, Friday, December 23 to Monday, December 26: closed
  • Tuesday, December 27 to Thursday, December 29: closing ea...
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Posted on: November 8, 2016

The Bells of Christmas

Friends of the McKinney Libraries review series

The Bells of Christmas: The Inspirational Story of 4 Beloved Christmas Carols and How They Came to Be Written Monday, December 19, 7 p.m., John & Judy Gay Library

  • Silent Night
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • I Heard the Bells on Christmas Da...
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Posted on: October 20, 2016

New! Comics Plus

Comics Plus

Comics Plus: Library Edition brings over 25,000 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 ge...Learn more ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

New! OnePlay Video Games

OnePlay Downloadable Video Games

OnePlay offers 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).

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Animanga

Animanga

10 years and up, Thursdays @ Hall, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

McKinney Police Department moves up on national recognition for National Night Out event

The City of McKinney Police Department (MPD) has once again received national recognition for its participation in the 2016 National Night Out (NNO) program by the National Association of Town Watch. This year, the MPD placed fourth in the state of Texas ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2016

IRS Scams

The McKinney Police Department has received multiple reports of telephone IRS scams. Citizens are receiving phone calls from individuals claiming to be IRS agents and demanding payment for back taxes. The caller then threatens that an arrest warrant wil...Read on...

Posted on: July 6, 2016

High Pointe Homicide

On June 20, 2016 at approximately 5:40 p.m., McKinney Police & Fire Departments responded to a domestic violence shooting in the 2800 block of High Pointe Blvd. Two adult females, 49 year-old twin sisters Karen Bigham and Kathy Boobar, were found dece...Read on...