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1st Annual National Night Out

The Alton Police Department will be holding their 1st Annual National Night Out at the Sylvia Vela Park Grounds August 7, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. National Night Out has been celebrated on the first Tuesday in August since 1983. This event was created in an effort to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie in order to make …

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Smart City Public WiFi

Previously the City Alton had entered into an agreement with WiFiRus LLC  in August of 2016 to provide a demonstration project to facilitate a public Wi-Fi system, at no cost to the residents, to a portion of the city as a pilot program.  This project consisted of utilizing the current city water tower to mount the required hardware and provide …

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Alton Digi-Tech Public Library

The City of Alton has its first library space though a partnership with the Mission Consolidated Independent School district, which held a grand opening ceremony Tuesday, January 23rd together with the Alton Development Corporation. The event celebrated the opening of the first public library in the City, which is located at Mission Collegiate High School. The campus has extended its …

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Alton – Rio Grande Live

Crecimiento, crecimiento, y mas crecimiento. Una conversacion con la ciudad que esta creciendo rapidamente - Alton, Texas. Posted by Rio Grande Guardian on Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Growth, growth and more growth. Today we are having a conversation about one of the Rio Grande Valley’s fastest growing cities, Alton, Texas. Posted by Rio Grande Guardian on Tuesday, January 30, 2018
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New Developments for 2016-2017

New Plaza has been built along Mile 5 (FM 676) named Mora’s Plaza. At this time several suites are available. If interested in leasing space contact Claudia Cantu with ReMax Realty at 956-212-4547 or at [email protected] New BBQ House has opened in Alton called BBQ BENJI’S, Real Smoke, Real Flavor on Mile 5 , 816 East Main Avenue, Suite D. …

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New CVS Pharmacy in Alton

The CVS corporation built a facility on the corner of Alton Blvd (FM 107) and Mile 5 (SH 676). As of July 17, 2016 they have opened their doors to the public. We welcome CVS Pharmacy for considering our city for their new facility.

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New Plaza being constructed in Alton

Fred Loya Insurance, Antojitos Mexicanos, and Just -a- Cut have opened for business. The Chapa Group has constructed a five suite stand alone plaza just north of the current McDonald’s along Alton Blvd. This is the first phase of a two phase process. Once fully occupied, the Chapa Group will start construction on their second plaza that will have seven …

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#39 SAFEST CITIES TO LIVE IN!

THE CITY OF ALTON HAS BEEN RANKED #39 OUT 50 CITIES IN TEXAS AS BEING ONE OF THE SAFEST CITIES TO LIVE IN The SafeWise Report has released it’s 2016 Safest Cities in Texas, and Alton ranked in the top 50 in the state! 39. ALTON Previous rank: Not ranked Violent Crimes per 1,000: 0.65 Property Crimes per 1,000: 16.52 …