Posted on: November 15, 2017

Historic Downtown McKinney hosts Santa’s Helper Toy Drive on Dec. 7

WFAA, Channel 8 Santa's Helpers Toy Drive returns to Historic Downtown McKinney for the third year in a row. The community is invited to drop off toys from 5-8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 7 on Kentucky Street next to the McKinney Performing Arts Center. San...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 14, 2017

McKinney releases interactive data portal

The City of McKinney recently launched a new interactive portal called Explore McKinney that allows businesses and residents to find detailed information about the community through geographic information system (GIS) maps and data.

As part of the Explore ...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 8, 2017

McKinney Performing Arts Center wins $150,000 grant funding with help of residents’ votes

McKinney’s Main Street program won $150,000 in grant funding from the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign to “Polish Our Gem” and help maintain the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC). MPAC was the only buildin...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2017

McKinney Historic Home Recognition program celebrates 10 years of revitalization

November marks the 10th anniversary of celebrating the revitalization of historic properties in McKinney. The City of McKinney Historic Preservation Advisory Board (HPAB) established the Preserve Historic McKinney – Home Recognition Program in 2...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Parks and Recreation facility and program win regional award

Parks Team

The City of McKinney Parks and Recreation Department was presented two awards by the Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) North Region at the annual conference hosted in Denton, Texas on Nov. 3.

“The Parks and Recreation Department is exceedingly thri...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 2, 2017

City of McKinney releases annual progress report: A City on the Rise

Each year, the City of McKinney’s annual progress report serves as an essential communication tool to further the city’s goal of transparency in local government by featuring major projects and vital city information. In keeping with i...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

McKinney honors veterans with two ceremonies on Saturday, Nov. 11

The public is invited to join the City of McKinney and McKinney Armed Services Memorial Board in honoring the brave men and women who have served in the U.S. military with two ceremonies at Veterans Memorial Park for Veterans Day this year.

On Saturday, No...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: November 1, 2017

Historic Downtown rings in the season with Home for the Holidays…a McKinney Christmas Nov. 24–26

This Thanksgiving weekend, enjoy walking around with family and friends in historic downtown for Home for the Holidays…a McKinney Christmas. Experience the joy and magic of the season as downtown is transformed into a winter wonderland...

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Citywide News Releases
Posted on: October 31, 2017

McKinney downtown square gearing up to adorn real Christmas tree

Historic Downtown McKinney has Christmas on the mind and is looking forward to importing a 34-foot Blue Spruce Christmas tree to adorn the city’s square and be the focal point for holiday festivities.McKinney Main Street has announced a fundrais...

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