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November ballot measure aims to drive road funding

November ballot measure aims to drive road funding

A proposition on the Nov. 4 ballot could help repair the state’s ailing highway system, including heavily traveled roads in North Central Texas.

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A concept rendering of what the completed recreation center will look like in 2018.

Courtesy City of Southlake

Southlake Recreation Center breaks ground

After 18 years of planning, feasibility studies and meetings, the Southlake Community Recreation Center has broken ground. more »

Oct 15, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Cyclists and pedestrians will soon be able to use newly connected trails and safety gates to cross 
Colleyville's three railroad crossings.

Photo by Sherelle Black

Railroad crossings soon to go quiet

By the end of the year, Colleyville residents will no longer hear the train horn blaring as the train approaches the city’s three railroad crossings at John McCain, Pleasant Run and Bransford roads. more »

Oct 15, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Water rates rise as residents’ usage falls

Plano has managed a water savings of about 30 percent throughout this year to date in comparison to the city’s best year in 2011, before water restrictions. more »

Sep 24, 2014 , Plano 3 Comments

Cities invest in quality of life plans

Throughout the summer, city budgets were at the forefront of city council agendas in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake and Westlake as each of the cities are scheduled to adopt budgets in September for the upcoming fiscal year. more »

Sep 17, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Environmental study begins on high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas

The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Cy-Fair

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Sources: City of Frisco, Wade Pa

Scottish Rite to build facility in Frisco

The Dallas-based Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children has chosen Frisco to build its first branch facility. Construction could begin as early as spring 2015 on an ambulatory care center on the northeast corner of Lebanon Road and the Dallas Nort more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco

New tenant could be in sight for FDC

While it is no longer used for rocket science as it was originally intended, the Frisco Discovery Center building has been transformed into a local hub for science, technology, math and the arts and is poised to get an additional attraction. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco 1 Comments

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Sources: Frisco ISD

FISD plans long term

Haley Hudnall sorted forms and tweaked decorations in her classroom Aug. 21 as she prepared for meet the teacher night. Hudnall had experienced plenty of meet the teacher nights in her 10 years with Frisco ISD, but Aug. 21 was different. more »

Sep 10, 2014 Frisco 9 Comments

Company invests in speculative project along SH 121

Majestic Realty Co. is bringing a 1.1 million-square-foot speculative logistics center online this fall just north of Grapevine off SH 121 in Lewisville. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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