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Fireworks are illegal in city limits

Fireworks are illegal in city limits

The Fourth of July holiday weekend is fast approaching and Sachse residents are reminded that it is illegal to set off fireworks in the city limits. In Collin County, it is legal to discharge fireworks on privately owned property in unincorporated areas.   Violators...

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Lieutenant reflects on FBI National Academy experience

Lieutenant reflects on FBI National Academy experience

The Princeton Police Department’s first ever command officer to attend the FBI’s National Academy says his experiences and connections will be useful for the remainder of his law enforcement career. Lieutenant over Special Operations Jesus Rodriguez is a 21-year...

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Councilmembers approve solicitors ordinance

Councilmembers approve solicitors ordinance

A frequent discussion topic involving solicitation in the city reached a resolution during the most recent council meeting. Council considered amending Princeton’s solicitation ordinance during the Monday, June 27, regular meeting. At the meeting, both councilmember...

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Annual event to feature food, fun and fireworks

Annual event to feature food, fun and fireworks

A star-spangled staple event in Princeton is only a couple of weeks away. The annual July Spectacular will be held from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, July 3, at J.M. Caldwell Sr Community Park, located at 500 West College Avenue. Admission to the event is free but the...

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Local officials urge heat awareness this summer

Local officials urge heat awareness this summer

As summer weather in North Texas brings temperatures exceeding 100 degrees, residents are reminded to take precautions, including properly hydrating and staying cool by limiting their exposure to the outdoors heat. The National Weather Service issues an excessive heat...

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PISD trustees approve handbook changes

PISD trustees approve handbook changes

As Princeton ISD prepares for the next school year, it is reviewing policies in its handbooks to make sure they are relevant and up to date. Trustees debated changes to the student, employee and athletic handbooks during the regular meeting Monday, June 20....

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Just a bit peeved

Just a bit peeved

I used to pay little attention to the world’s little idiosyncrasies, but now they seem ever present. And it’s more than slightly annoying. I can’t be the only one. When I was getting change back from the fast-food drive-thru recently, it all became clear. The world is...

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EDC receives overview of master communication plan

EDC receives overview of master communication plan

After nine months of analyzing the city’s internet connectivity, the finishing touches are being placed on a plan to lay the foundation for Princeton to become a smart city. Kent Kacir from Kimley-Horn presented the firm’s findings from its communications study to the...

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Juvenile curfew, legal service ordinances updated

Juvenile curfew, legal service ordinances updated

Princeton’s city policies were thoroughly addressed at the most recent council meeting with four policies coming before councilmembers for review. Council voted to renew the juvenile curfew, update its ordinance on legal service and clear up its public information...

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