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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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Debate caps strong season

Debate caps strong season

Princeton High School’s debate team recently finished a strong season that featured lots of growth. Debate Coach and UIL Coordinator Heather Stringer said she had a younger team compared to the past but her students competed well all season, culminating in a strong...

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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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Princeton High’s best athletes of 2021-’22

Princeton High’s best athletes of 2021-’22

The Princeton Panthers athletic program celebrated a state champion, multiple playoff teams and an overall successful 2021-22 school year. With several top athletes’ waiting in the wings, the Panthers will hit the ground running the next year, hoping to replicate...

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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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Enrollment for Citizen’s Police Academy opens July 1

Enrollment for Citizen’s Police Academy opens July 1

The Princeton Police Department will begin accepting applications Friday, July 1, for the 2022 Citizen's Police Academy. The academy is a 13-week program designed to give members of the community an inside look at local law enforcement. During the program’s sessions,...

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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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