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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Splash pad to operate on modified schedule

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May 16, 2018

Central Park splash pad to operate a modified schedule

MURPHY (May 16, 2018) Illustrating the importance of proper stewardship of natural resources and limiting the use of water to avoid adding to the so-called “water cap,” ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2018

'Take or Pay' in water contract requires attention

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May 7, 2018

‘Take or Pay’ in water contract requires our attention

MURPHY (May 7, 2018) Imagine going to the grocery store on the first weekend of December, and attempting to purchase just a few items, since there are still plenty of lef...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

To do list very short for solid waste switch

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April 18, 2018

To-do list is short for impending solid waste switchover

MURPHY (April 18, 2018) Murphy residents really only have two important items on the “solid waste switchover to-do list.”

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Emergency messages can be sent to resident phones

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April 12, 2018

Emergency notices delivered to Rave Alert subscribers

MURPHY (April 12, 2018) Spring can be a refreshing time for Murphy residents, allowing for long walks along the City’s nature trails, fishing at the local ponds, and generally en...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Minor changes in store for solid waste switch

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April 3, 2018

Residents to see minor changes in solid waste change

MURPHY (April 3, 2018) A few changes to the weekly collection of trash and recycling in Murphy are coming, but residents will not be required to become accustomed to a different pickup day.

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Posted on: March 28, 2018

Drug Take Back Day on the calendar

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March 28, 2018

Drug Take Back event scheduled for Saturday, April 28  

Officials will accept unwanted drugs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

MURPHY (March 28, 2018) The Murphy Police Department is holding the first of two Drug Take Back Day events on Saturda...

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Posted on: March 19, 2018

Bond project committee keeps public informed

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March 19, 2018

Bond project committee seeks to keep public apprised

MURPHY (March 19, 2018) The long and often forgotten lifeline that characterizes bond-financed Capital Improvement Projects tends to obscure them from the memory of the communities that vot...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Fix a Leak Week starts on March 19

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March 9, 2018

Weeklong City campaign targets water leaks in homes

MURPHY (March 9, 2018) There’s perhaps no better example of something ‘hiding in plain sight’ than water leaks in and around the home, wasting water and money ri...

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Posted on: March 5, 2018

Timbers nature trail closed for repairs

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March 5, 2018

Timbers Trail closed due to extensive weather damage

MURPHY (March 5, 2018) The recent heavy and sustained rains have caused serious structural damage to some parts of the nature trail at the Timbers Nature Preserve, causing officials to close...

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Posted on: February 22, 2018

Council approves first bond project contracts

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February 22, 2018

Council approves three contracts in CIP bond program

First three contracts receive nod, work to begin soon

MURPHY (February 22, 2018) Following approval by the Murphy City Council of the first three contracts related to the capital improvem...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Great Texas Warrant Roundup starts

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February 9, 2018

Annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins today

MURPHY (February 9, 2018) The annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup begins today, Friday, Feb. 9, targeting defendants with outstanding violations including traffic fines, violations of local mun...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Fire Rescue schedules free CPR classes on Feb. 17

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February 8, 2018

Murphy Fire Rescue sets free CPR classes on Feb. 17

MURPHY (February 8, 2018) The first of two 2018 free CPR training sessions is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Murphy Fire Station. 

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Outdoor warning system undergoes upgrade

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February 5, 2018

Emergency alert system undergoes major upgrading

Outdoor warning sirens now tested weekly with ‘silent test’

MURPHY (February 5, 2018) The recent incident in Hawaii in which an erroneous emergency message was broadcast, a...

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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Officials urge residents to begin conserving water

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January 25, 2018

Officials urge residents to begin water-saving habits 

MURPHY (January 25, 2018) They’re hard to predict, but droughts have been part of the Texas landscape since records have been kept, and there’s currently no...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

City bonds gain highly favorable credit rating

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January 16, 2018

Murphy receives highly favorable S&P credit rating

MURPHY (January 16, 2018) Murphy residents will benefit significantly from a recent announcement by analysts from one of the country’s largest rating houses, placing present a...

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