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Conservation stressed in new water efficiency plan

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Conservation stressed in new water efficiency plan

​For the first time since 2011 the North Texas Municipal Water District, which provides Frisco’s water, has terminated its drought restriction stages and moved into its normal water conservation plan.

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Frisco mosquito pool tests positive for West Nile Virus; no human cases reported

After beginning mosquito pool testing May 1, the city of Frisco received notification May 21 that a pool in Frisco Lakes tested positive for West Nile Virus, although no human cases of the virus have been reported, according to the city’s communicati more »

May 27, 2015 8:55 AM DFW Metro

Frisco City Council approves Comprehensive Plan

After a nearly year-and-a-half-long process, the update to Frisco’s Comprehensive Plan is almost complete. more »

May 20, 2015 4:14 PM Frisco

FISD moves ahead with budget plans

Frisco ISD is moving forward with preparing its budget for the 2015-16 school year, despite not knowing what will come out of the Texas Legislature. more »

May 20, 2015 4:09 PM Frisco

Frisco Outdoor Aquatic Center opening delayed, spray parks open

All three of Frisco’s spray parks opened for the season May 15, but the Frisco Athletic Center’s Outdoor Aquatic Center opening has been delayed from its original Memorial Day opening date. more »

May 18, 2015 10:28 AM Frisco

Expert: SH 121 growth ‘a matter of time’

Stonebriar Centre, constructed along a relatively undeveloped stretch of SH 121, put Frisco on the map in 2000 when it opened, spurring large amounts of the city’s growth. more »

May 13, 2015 8:00 AM Frisco

SB 182 fights tax revenue growth

With less than a month left in the 84th Texas Legislature, North Texas city leaders are fighting against a bill they say could hinder future city planning. Senate Bill 182 automatically calls for an election if a city or county adopts a tax rate that more »

May 13, 2015 8:00 AM Frisco

Tower at Frisco Square, Ablon apartment complex taking shape Gearbox Software to be lead tenant of office building

Major construction in the heart of Frisco Square is making progress. The projects—a five-story office building, five-story parking garage and an apartment community—are all expected to be complete by the end of the year. more »

May 13, 2015 8:00 AM Frisco 1 Comments

FISD board passes resolution against standardized testing

The Frisco ISD board of trustees passed a resolution during its May 11 meeting asking the Texas Legislature to rethink standardized, high-stakes testing. more »

May 11, 2015 9:51 PM Frisco

Frisco voters pass all 8 city bond propositions

Unofficial final vote tallies show Frisco voters supported the passage of all eight city bond propositions on the ballot totaling $267.825 million. Each bond proposition is voted on separately. more »

May 9, 2015 8:03 PM Vote DFW Metro

Allen re-elected to Frisco City Council Place 1 seat

Unofficial voting totals show Bob Allen will be re-elected to the Place 1 Frisco City Council seat with 2,733 votes, overcoming challenger Janet Evans Webb with 855 votes. more »

May 9, 2015 7:43 PM Vote DFW Metro

Runoff election to take place for Collin College board Place 7

Because no one candidate had more than 51 percent of the votes, a runoff election will take place for Place 7 on the Collin College board of trustees. more »

May 9, 2015 7:36 PM Vote DFW Metro

Chad Rudy, John Hoxie win Frisco ISD board of trustees seats

According to unofficial total voting results, Chad Rudy took Place 3 of the Frisco ISD board of trustees with 46.6 percent of the votes, compared with Bryan Powell with 39.3 percent of the votes and Srikanth Gurrapu with 14.1 percent of the vote. more »

May 9, 2015 7:59 PM Vote DFW Metro 1 Comments

Frisco bond language allows for flexibility

Though the bond propositions briefly describe the proposed projects, specific plans are not spelled out on the ballot more »

May 7, 2015 4:55 PM Frisco

Early voting for Frisco City Council, FISD Collin College open, runs through May 5

Early voting times are 8 a.m.-5 p.m. through May 2, then 7 a.m.-7 p.m. May 4-5. more »

Apr 29, 2015 12:28 PM Frisco

Frisco Public Library slates summer classes and events

The Frisco Public Library has released its schedule of summer classes and events for young children, teens and adults, which begin in June. more »

Apr 29, 2015 10:26 AM Frisco

Homebuyer Guide

See our guide Frisco's hot real estate market and the ins and outs of buying a home.

Code Authority

Photos by Lindsey Juarez/Communi

See our business feature on Code Authority.

Nathan Sheets

Lindsey Juarez/Community Impact

See our feature on Frisco resident Nathan Sheets.

eight|11 Place

Photos by Lindsey Juarez/Communi

See our dining feature on eight|11 Place.

At the Capitol

See our updates on what's happening in the 84th Texas Legislature.

Transportation Updates

See our updates on Frisco transportation projects.

FISD draws from community for school names

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Our feature story explains the naming process and our graphic highlights the story behind the name of every Frisco ISD school.

Kotta Sushi Lounge

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Read our dining feature on Kotta Sushi Lounge.

Horse Hardware

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Read our business profile on Horse Hardware.

Property tax exemptions

See our graphic about the ins and outs of property tax exemptions.

At the Capitol

Read our updates on the Legislative session.

Coffee with Impact

Photo by Lindsey Juarez

Read our Coffee with Impact feature on Mabrie Jackson, president and CEO of the North Texas Commission.

Summer Camp Guide

Our guide features summer camp options in Frisco.

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