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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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4th Annual Recycle Bowl Competition

    Attention Alton Schools: As we begin a new year, we gear ourselves up for another year of learning the importance of recycling and keeping our community environmentally friendly! The Alton Recycling Program strives to keep students engaged and interested in recycling through career days, presentation and also through educational competitions.  It is with great pleasure that we are …

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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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STARS Ribbon Cutting

The Greater Alton Chamber of  Commerce held a ribbon cutting for STARS Restaurant Thursday, January 25th at 9:00 a.m.  STARS opened it doors to the residents of Alton on December 14th, 2017.  

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Alton Digi Tech Library

The City of Alton has its first library space though a partnership with the Mission Consolidate Independent School District.  A grand opening ceremony was held 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 library will be open …

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Christmas Parade & Festival 2017

The Alton Christmas Parade and Festival began at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 9th.  We are very excited to bring to the community,  unforgettable events. Thanks to the many organizations that came forward, this year’s parade was a tremendous success and hope next year’s parade will be just as memorable.  Many business leaders and residents came forward to volunteer for this …

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Beautification of City Park

City of Alton working on beautification of city park.  Twenty five oak trees have been donated by Mayor Salvador Vela and are being planted by the Alton Public Works Department at the Sylvia Vela Park. Pictured below are:  Pedro Torres-Public Works staff, JC Calderon-Public Works Supervisor, Carlos Vasquez-Public Works staff and Rudy Garza-Public Works Director.