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Posted on: October 5, 2020

Park Cities Recycling Event, Saturday, November 7

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The fall Park Cities Recycling Event will take place on Saturday, November 7, beginning at 8:00 a.m. and concluding at 1:00 p.m.

Location: 3001 University Blvd. (SMU Parking lot near Burleson Park)- Shred-it will collect and shred all documents on-site. Paper products and documents that can be disposed of include personal items such as medical records, tax records, invoices, etc., ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Dallas County Public Health Committee Releases Guidelines for a Safe Halloween

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The DCPHC has released guidelines and information to assist the public with having a safe but Spook-taular Halloween!

Halloween has always been a great time to get together, dress up, and go trick-or-treating.  This year requires extra measures to keep you and your little ghosts and goblins safe, but still have a fun time.  Here are a few guidelines tha...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Apply for Services

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Apply for Utility Service, Alarm Permits, Building Permits, and more!

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Public Meetings During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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In response to the COVID pandemic and need for social distancing, the Town Council will temporally use video conferencing for Town Council meetings.

For more information on how to email comments, watch online, or call into the meeting, go HERE.  Please call or email the Town Secretary (214-559-9457) during regular business hours should you have any questions about the temporary meeting format...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Blue Zone News

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Blue Zone News is an email newsletter designed to keep the town informed of matters involving public safety, criminal activity, crime prevention, and general news items such as community events.

Receiving the Blue Zone News is an easy process: complete this online form to receive Blue Zone News. It is not a requirement to be a Highland Park resident to receive Blue Zone News. Please be assured that the publication of your email address is prohibi...

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Blue Zone News

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Blue Zone News is an email newsletter designed to keep the town informed of matters involving public safety, criminal activity, crime prevention, and general community news items such as road closures, mosquito spraying, and more.

You may visit this webpage to submit a request to receive Blue Zone News. 

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Request a House Watch

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Ensure your home is safe while you're away by requesting House Watch services.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

WaterSmart

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The Town of Highland Park has partnered with WaterSmart to provide an online Customer Water Use Portal helping residents monitor water consumption while at home or away, avoid costly leaks, and contribute to the Town's water-saving goals.

WaterSmart Portal

With the WaterSmart Portal residents can:

  • Track daily water use
  • See how your household water use compares to similar Town water customers
  • Receive notifications when your daily consumption exceeds the prior day's consumption by the volume thr...
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Posted on: November 21, 2018

Blackboard Connect

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Stay up to date on local news by signing up for our resident notification system.

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

HP4U

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Submit requests online through Resident Connection.

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Posted on: October 21, 2020

The Singing Zoologist

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Join Lucas Miller on Wednesday, November 11, 4:30 p.m., for a virtual presentation of The Singing Zoologist.

Celebrate animals, ocelots, monarch butterflies, and all things wild with this special online performance of Bite-Size Science. With a dazzling, mu...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Virtual Crafternoon

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November 7, 3:00 p.m. - Virtual Crafternoon

Join Miss Zoe and Miss Laura for a Virtual Crafternoon in this live, hands-on Zoom presentation using your imagination to design your own terrariums.Reserve and pick up a To-Go Craft Kit, at the Highland Park Lib...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Dr Pepper Museum presents Soda Flops - online presentation

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The HP Library welcomes the Curator of the Dr Pepper Museum and Free Enterprise Institute, of Waco, Texas, for a presentation about the flops and failures throughout the tasty history of America's favorite beverage: Soda. 

The Dr Pepper Museum edu...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

HP Library Offers Creativebug Streaming Service

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The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library is proud to add Creativebug to its collection of digital resources. Creativebug is an all-access pass to expertly led tutorials with a wide range of subjects, including arts & crafts...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Celebrate Star Wars Reads

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Families, celebrate Star Wars Reads this October with great galactic reads and activity packs to do at home. 

Explore the following collections to discover your next Star Wars read:

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Origami Fairy Tales

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Families, get crafty with Origami Fairy Tales. To-Go Craft Kits are available for pick up at the Highland Park Library. You can email lcollins@hplibrary.info to reserve a kit in advance.

Once you have picked up a kit, visit Miss Laura’s&...
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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Dallas County Public Health Committee Releases Guidelines for a Safe Halloween

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Halloween has always been a great time to get together, dress up, and go trick-or-treating.  This year requires extra measures to keep you and your little ghosts and goblins safe, but still have a fun time.  Here are a few guidelines tha...

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Posted on: August 1, 2020

Virtual Story Times

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Families, join Miss Laura for live, online story times each week on The Friends of the Highland Park Library’s Facebook page.

  • Baby Bounce each Thursday at 2:00 p.m. - This story time is designed for babies and to help parents incorporate early chi...
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Posted on: August 19, 2020

HP Library - Online Resources for Students

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The Highland Park Library offers many services and databases to assist students of all ages with research and learning objectives.  These online resources can easily be found on the Library’s Homework Help web page and accessed with your...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

HP Library - New Education Collection

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The Highland Park Harvey R. “Bum” Bright Library has created a new print collection of K - 12 materials to assist caregivers with their student’s education. The collection was developed in response to the many new education styles that families are having...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

HP Library Offers Video on Recognizing a Scam

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Email, text, and phone scams are increasing; and more people are falling victim to the bait.  In an effort to educate the public about scams, the University Park Public Library and Highland Park Library are offering access to a fun and entertaini...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

HP Library - Reopening

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The Highland Park Library has reopened to the public. The first floor of the Library is open, Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Library staff is looking forward to assisting patrons and recommending resources for patrons to expand thei...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

HP Library - Curbside Service

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The Library is offering curbside service, for patrons to check out and pick up physical materials, at the Library’s Saint Johns Drive entrance. The service will be available during the following times, weather permitting: Tuesday through Saturday from 10:...

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Posted on: November 5, 2013

Stay Connected to HP Library News

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This email list will only be used to send you Library newsletters. Just Email the Library to be added to our email list, drop by the Library to fill out a very short form, or sign up online. Please be sure to tell us which email address you would...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Mosquitoes & Covid-19

Mosquitoes and Covid-19

Covid-19 cannot be transmitted through mosquito bites.

To date there has been no information nor evidence to suggest that Covid-19 could be transmitted by mosquitoes. The Covid-19 is a respiratory virus which spreads primarily through droplets generated wh...

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Mosquito Control in the Town Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Brush Collection

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Brush is collected twice per week. Please place items in the parkway for pick-up by 7:00 a.m.

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Posted on: November 26, 2018

Blue Zone News

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Receiving the Blue Zone News is an easy process: complete this online form to receive Blue Zone News. It is not a requirement to be a Highland Park resident to receive Blue Zone News. Please be assured that the publication of your email address is prohibi...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Temporary Road Closure: Roland Avenue

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The replacement and repair of water lines in the vicinity will require the full closure of the listed section of Roland Avenue. Vertical barricades will be installed to protect the safety of personnel operating within the work zone. Road work traffic sign...

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Public Safety
Posted on: December 12, 2019

How Are We Doing?

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Please let us know by filling out our citizen interaction form.

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

Pet Registration & Regulations

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Permitted Pets

Only dogs, cats, and small animals such as fish are permitted as pets within the town. Wild animals and exotic animals are prohibited by ordinance.

Learn more about permitted pets, regulations, and how to license your pet by visiting the Pet ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Vial of LIFE

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Learn more about the Vial of LIFE and how you can ensure your important information is available when needed.

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