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Voice Of Denton Locally owned and operated media company that shares the stories, culture, and people of Denton. Voice of Denton is more than a website. Its mission is to connect all Dentonties to each other and their community, through the expression of wonderful, diverse stories and culture from all Dentonites.

To be a voice for Dentonites on the government, community happenings and local culture, to share the stories of the individuals that make Denton so diverse, vibrant and unique. Voice of Denton does not focus on news for the sake of news. Our goal is to be local and relevant to Dentonites, for Dentonites, and by Dentonites. As Tangina Barrons from Poltergeist said, "All are welcome!"

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10/05/2022

A top down view The Arts and Autos Festival in Downtown Denton.

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10/05/2022

Monthly outdoor warning siren test today at noon. City of Denton, TX - City Hall City of Denton Police Department Denton Parks and Rec Denton Scanner UNT Emergency Management TWUReady

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10/05/2022

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The General Election is Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Be sure to register by October 11, to be eligible to vote.

Visit VoteDenton.gov for more information.

To check if you are registered to vote in Denton County, use our voter lookup tool:
https://www.votedenton.gov/voter-lookup/...

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10/04/2022

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Let’s read by the pond!

Join us at the South Lakes Park Pavilion for a fishing story, a demonstration of how to use a fishing rod, and the chance to catch a fish!

Hosted in partnership with Denton Parks and Rec

Ages 1-5. Full program details on our website: https://bit.ly/3LU5JUK

10/04/2022

We could really use your help to keep this project going! Your support will go directly towards helping us provide more stories about the great city of Denton. So if you can just check out our Support Page and get yourself some cool swag for all that hard work, we would be grateful!! 🤩😍
https://voiceofdenton.com/support-vod/

10/03/2022

The City of Denton and Texas Woman's University invite you to a *virtual* community meeting to discuss the Bell Avenue Bicycle and Pedestrian Corridor.

Register for the meeting on our website: www.cityofdenton.com/communitymeetings

You must register for the meeting to receive the Zoom link.

10/03/2022

The Denton Arts & Jazz Festival is ONE WEEK from today!

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Denton's finest at Quakertown Park.🎷

Remember, to accomodate for the festival, Emily Fowler Central Library will be closed Oct. 7-9. Reopening Monday, Oct. 10.

Event details: https://fb.me/e/3WJgenMyK

The Friday Staff Report to City Council is a weekly communication between staff and Council. Denton Fire Department has ...
10/03/2022
From the Sept. 30th “Friday Staff Reports to City Council”

The Friday Staff Report to City Council is a weekly communication between staff and Council. Denton Fire Department has deployed to help with Hurricane Ian. The North Lakes Recreation Center is adding new outdoor classes. Upcoming events are Fall Twilight Series, Denton Animal Services Trunk or Treat, Denton County Homeless Veterans Stand Down, Community Tree Giveaway, and others.

The Friday Staff Report to City Council is a weekly communication between staff and Council. Denton Fire Department has deployed to help with Hurricane Ian. The

10/03/2022

Sign up for the Community Tree Giveaway on October 4 at 10 a.m. and you can pick up a Texas Redbud for free! Registration is available online at https://bit.ly/2022TreeGiveaway!

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10/03/2022

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If you need help with your utility bill, TCOG can help! Texoma Council of Governments offers utility relief and life-line services to eligible families in need.

You can find other helpful resources on our website at servedenton.org/help

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
10/02/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
10/01/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
10/01/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

Photos from Denton Parks and Rec's post
09/29/2022

Photos from Denton Parks and Rec's post

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/29/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

Photos from City of Denton, TX - City Hall's post
09/28/2022

Photos from City of Denton, TX - City Hall's post

09/27/2022
09/27/2022

Bring the family to our National Night Out Kick-Off this Thursday at Wolff's Park, 108 Industrial St.!

Join first responders and City staff for an evening of carnival games, touch-a-truck and a Public Safety Fair!

View complete event details on Facebook: https://fb.me/e/2ZE1WxGO3

09/27/2022

We could really use your help to keep this project going! Your support will go directly towards helping us provide more stories about the great city of Denton. So if you can just check out our Support Page and get yourself some cool swag for all that hard work, we would be grateful!! 🤩😍
https://voiceofdenton.com/support-vod/

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/27/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

09/27/2022

Sign up for the 2022 Community Tree Giveaway and pick up a Purpleblow Maple! Registration opens October 4 at 10 a.m. at https://bit.ly/2022TreeGiveaway!

09/27/2022

The City has been notified of a potential door-to-door water scam.

Remember, our City staff will be in branded uniforms and have a City ID badge. They will also not ask to enter your home. Please be aware and notify us if this happens to you.

The city of Denton was honored with two awards. Police are investigating a viral video. The Street Sign Topper Program w...
09/25/2022
From the “Friday Staff Reports to City Council”

The city of Denton was honored with two awards. Police are investigating a viral video. The Street Sign Topper Program webpage is now live. The city is working on new ordinances to deal with parking and towing. Denton Black Film Festival screening of Alice street, Fall Twilight Series, Community Tree Giveaway, and others are upcoming events. Upcoming road closures, including Hickory Creek Road, will close for construction.

The Friday Staff Report to City Council is a weekly communication between staff and Council. The City of Denton was honored with two awards. Police are investi

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/25/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/24/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/24/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

09/23/2022

MAJOR TRAFFIC ALERT FOR ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO GAS LEAK ON MAYHILL:

Mayhill is closed in both directions from Spencer to Morse street at least through the weekend due to a high pressure gas line that was hit by a contractor. There are no evacuations in the area at this time. Atmos/DFD crews are on scene. Loop 288 is an alternate route. City of Denton, TX - City Hall City of Denton Police Department Denton Scanner DFW Scanner Atmos Energy

Denton County Transit Study - PublicInput.com
09/23/2022
Denton County Transit Study - PublicInput.com

Denton County Transit Study - PublicInput.com

Welcome to the Denton County Transit Study Website! Initiated in March 2022 the Denton County Transit Study aims to develop a comprehensive public transportation plan particularly for cities and portions of the county that are not members of the Denton County Transportation Authority (DCTA). Efforts...

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/22/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

09/22/2022

Today -See you there.

09/21/2022

UPDATE | All lanes are back open following this brief closure.

ROAD CLOSURE | All lanes of southbound I-35 and the service road, and some lanes of northbound I-35 will be closed for approximately an hour or less for maintenance. This closure will be near Rector Rd., so all southbound traffic is advised to exit prior to the Rector exit to avoid delays.

09/20/2022

Registration for the 2022 Community Tree Giveaway opens October 4! Check back to this page over the next two weeks as we announce the seven different species available to pick up!

First on our list is the Brandywine Maple! To register, visit https://bit.ly/2022TreeGiveaway on October 4 at 10:00 a.m.

Photos from Voice Of Denton's post
09/20/2022

Photos from Voice Of Denton's post

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/20/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

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09/20/2022

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Today, September 20, is National Voter Registration Day! If you're not a registered voter in Texas, you still have time to get it done.

Important dates for voter registration:
Last day to Register to Vote – Tuesday, October 11th, 2022
Last day to Receive Application for Ballot by Mail – Friday, October 28th, 2022
Last day to Receive FPCA (Federal Post Card Application) – Friday, October 28th, 2022

Check out https://www.votedenton.gov for Voter Registration, Early Voting, and Election Day Voting.

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09/19/2022

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Join us on Friday, Sept. 23 as local nonprofit TURN Compost shows us how to reduce and recycle food waste!

Limited tickets for the planting activity will be available at the Reference Desk beginning at 10 a.m. that same day on a first come, first-served basis.

City Hall will be installing gates around the building to improve security, and Denton Parks and Recreation has released...
09/19/2022
From the "Friday Staff Reports to City Council"

City Hall will be installing gates around the building to improve security, and Denton Parks and Recreation has released its Fall/Winter 22-23 Play guide. The Fire Department’s Community Risk Assessment & Standards of Cover document is now online as well! The Parks Department will host a Día De Los Muertos celebration on October 15th. Upcoming street closure in Denton.

The Friday Staff Report to City Council is a weekly communication between staff and Council. City Hall will be installing gates around the building to improve s

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/18/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/17/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/17/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

09/16/2022

Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Our own Denton Public Library is hosting a six-poster Smithsonian display exploring the Bracero Program, the largest guest worker program in U.S. History.

The exhibit ends on the last day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Oct. 15. Please stop by and enjoy this free exhibit at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Ln.

09/16/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Par...
09/15/2022
It’s Fall, Y’all! - Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings

It’s Fall, Y’all! – Cultural celebrations to Halloween events to environmental happenings. Some of the events Denton Parks & Recreation has scheduled this fall include, Dia de los Muertos, Halloween Harvest, Haunted House, Stream Clean 2022, Community Tree Giveaway, and more. This fall season is packed with events for the entire community.

Although most people may think summer is the busiest time for the Denton Parks & Recreation Department, the fall season is packed with events for the entire

09/14/2022

UPDATE (10:12 a.m.) | All lanes are now open.

*UPDATE* (7:28 a.m.) | Due to a fuel spill, all northbound lanes of I-35E are closed again in this area. Traffic is being diverted at the Brinker Road exit to the service road. This cleanup will likely take several hours, so please seek an alternate route.

TRAFFIC ALERT | Northbound I-35E near S. Loop 288 is temporarily closed due to a crash. No serious injuries were reported, but the northbound lanes are closed until the crash can be cleared in 30+ minutes. Please seek an alternate route and expect delays in the area.

09/12/2022

We are seeking volunteers for the 2022 City of Denton Sustainability Stream Clean!

When litter makes its way into our storm drains and drainage ditches, it doesn't stop there — it ends up in our lakes, streams, and rivers.

Register today and help us clean waterways in Denton: https://conta.cc/3eyngoI

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29th Annual Twilight Tunes every Thursday evening from April 28th to June 30th. This free weekly music event takes place from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on the lawn around the Denton County Courthouse on the Square Museum.
29th Annual Twilight Tunes every Thursday evening from April 28th to June 30th. This free weekly music event takes place from 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm on the lawn around the Denton County Courthouse on the Square Museum.
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