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Collin County, city leaders seek more road funding

Collin County, city leaders seek more road funding

The 84th Texas Legislature begins its 140-day session in a little more than a month. As Collin County prepares its list of legislative priorities, one issue stands out in the minds of many residents and officials in recent months: road funding.

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Rapid growth fuels ‘Bury the Lines’ discussion

Residents first learned about the proposal to construct transmission lines along either the west Frisco portion of Stonebrook Parkway or Main Street in summer 2013. More than a year later, after examination of alternate routes and additional discuss more »

Dec 10, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco

Developer breaks ground on new brownstones

The second phase of new upscale housing is beginning to take shape in Southlake Town Square starting with 31 new brownstones built in a “post-World War I” style in the Garden District development. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Cities’ blueprints create local housing boom

After the real estate market crashed in 2008, many people weren’t looking to sell their homes and there were few new housing developments across the region. more »

Dec 10, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Transit options to increase connectivity on horizon

Rail transit was chosen by Plano residents as the top transportation choice for the future, per survey feedback of the city’s comprehensive plan update. The city continues to work with Dallas Area Rapid Transit to plan for regional growth, but with t more »

Nov 26, 2014 8:00 AM Plano

Mayor Harry LaRosiliere thanks Toyota’s Jim Lentz with Nastia Liukin.

Courtesy Toyota Motor North Amer

Toyota Motor Corporation donates $1 million to Plano’s Academy High School

CEO of Toyota North America Jim Lentz announced the company’s $1 million donation to Academy High School on Oct. 27, a physical expression of the company’s desire to be an active partner with the city. more »

Nov 26, 2014 8:00 AM Plano 1 Comments

Urgent, emergency clinics on upward trend in Frisco

Freestanding urgent care and emergency care clinics are on the rise throughout the nation, and Frisco is no exception. According to national health care organizations, the number of freestanding emergency rooms have doubled in the past decade to nea more »

Nov 12, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco 2 Comments

Plano seeking public feedback in creation of new comprehensive plan

Plano city staff is seeking public input throughout the month of November as it collaborates with City Council and the Planning and Zoning Commission to overhaul the city’s comprehensive plan created in 1986. more »

Oct 22, 2014 8:00 AM Plano

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 12:00 AM 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 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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