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Frisco City Council passes late night alcohol sales ordinance

The Frisco City Council unanimously approved an ordinance Nov. 18 that allows businesses to sell alcoholic beverages until 2 a.m. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:38 PM Frisco

Frisco P&Z approves Wal-Mart’s rezoning proposal

The Planning and Zoning Commission voted 3-2 Nov. 11 to rezone a plot of land next to the developing Phillips Creek Ranch community for Planned Development-Retail, which would allow Wal-Mart to build a Supercenter on the property. more »

Nov 12, 2014 11:36 AM Frisco

City of Frisco Bond Committee holds first meeting

The City of Frisco 2015 Citizen Bond Committee met for the first time Nov. 17, getting an overview of the task and the timeline. more »

Nov 19, 2014 1:19 PM Frisco

West Frisco Homeowners' Coalition slates town hall meeting on proposed power lines

The West Frisco Homeowners’ Coalition and the Collin County Association of Realtors have organized a town hall meeting, dubbed "Bury the Lines" for Nov. 13 to talk to residents about the proposed transmission lines in Frisco. more »

Nov 12, 2014 11:21 AM Frisco

Dallas Cowboys brand Frisco mixed-use development

The Dallas Cowboys have announced the name of the mixed-use development in Frisco that will be home to organization’s world headquarters: The Star. more »

Nov 12, 2014 9:15 AM Frisco

FISD residents give input on proposed new zones

Parents and students—some wearing T-shirts and carrying signs—packed the Frisco ISD Administration building board chambers Nov. 10 for a lengthy meeting on the rezoning process. more »

Nov 11, 2014 2:24 PM Frisco

The city of Frisco’s Emergency Operations Center is located in the Central Fire Station.

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City stays prepped for emergencies

When the city of Frisco’s firefighter-paramedics responded to a possible Ebola patient at an urgent care clinic Oct. 8, what seemed like an extraordinary situation to the general public was actually routine for Frisco’s specially trained teams, said more »

Nov 12, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco

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Frisco ISD stresses AED/CPR teaching

Four times in recent years, an automatic external defibrillator, or AED, has been used in Frisco ISD to save a life. The first time happened in 2007 when a Liberty High School student collapsed in the hallway. more »

Nov 12, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco

Source: Kelly Stone

Fusion Center aids information flow

Following the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, the nation saw a greater push for national security and a need for better access to information regarding possible threats and hazards. more »

Nov 12, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco

Frisco voters approve late-night alcohol sales by generous margin

Frisco voters decisively favored a ballot measure that could lead to restaurants and bars being allowed to serve alcohol until 2 a.m. more »

Nov 4, 2014 7:08 PM Vote DFW Metro 2 Comments

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Monthly water update

The city of Frisco is not moving back to watering once every two weeks as recently recommended by the North Texas Municipal Water District. City officials are instead observing its plan for the late fall and winter months—advocating for residents to more »

Nov 12, 2014 8:00 AM Frisco

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

Frisco P&Z considers Wal-Mart at FM 423 and Stonebrook Parkway

The Frisco Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing Nov. 11 to discuss a proposed Wal-Mart at the intersection of FM 423 and Stonebrook Parkway. more »

Nov 10, 2014 12:14 PM Frisco

Frisco ISD schools selected for health program

The Healthy Zone School Recognition Program has selected 14 Frisco ISD schools to participate in the three-year program. more »

Nov 7, 2014 12:00 PM Frisco

Collin College posts district president application

Collin College has posted the application and job description for the next district president. more »

Nov 3, 2014 3:55 PM Frisco

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Frisco to ground spray for mosquitos Nov. 2 and 3

The city of Frisco will spray a mosquito pool that tested positive for West Nile virus Nov. 2 and 3. more »

Oct 31, 2014 10:59 AM Frisco

Omni Hotel coming to Cowboys development

Omni Hotels & Resorts has announced plans to develop a hotel at the future site of the Cowboys World Headquarters, which is adjacent the publicly funded multiuse events center and other planned development. more »

Oct 30, 2014 10:30 AM Frisco

Collin College board selects interim, new board member

The Collin College board of trustees selected an interim president and new board member during the Oct. 28 meeting. more »

Oct 29, 2014 11:09 AM Frisco 1 Comments

Collin College board sets tentative presidential search timeline

After two separate closed meetings totaling almost 10 hours, the Collin College Board of Trustees finished discussions Oct. 27 related to the qualifications and selection of the next college president. more »

Oct 27, 2014 6:07 PM Frisco 2 Comments

Nov. 8 Frisco Community Parade accepting entries

Registration is ongoing for the Nov. 8 Frisco Community Parade with its “Wild, Wild West” theme. more »

Oct 27, 2014 4:09 PM Frisco

2014 Health Care Guide

See our listings of doctors in Frisco.

NOLA Grill

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The Float Spot

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Transportation Updates

Read our updates on Frisco road projects.

Mash'd

Photos by Lindsey Juarez

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Legacy Veterinary Hospital

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See our business feature.

Superdrome

Photos by Lindsey Juarez

Frisco feature is one of only two velodromes in Texas.

Crudo Wood Fired Taverna

Lindsey Juarez

See our dining feature on Crudo Wood Fired Taverna.

ManeGait

Courtesy ManeGait

See our feature on ManeGait, a nonprofit therapeutic riding center.

Hidden Cove Park and Marina

Lindsey Juarez

See our business feature on Hidden Cove Park and Marina.

Leisure Living Pools

Tory Barringer

See our story on Leisure Living Pools

Dodie’s Live

Mark Zeske

See our dining feature on Dodie's Live

2014 Volunteer Guide

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Police Chief John Bruce

See our feature Q&A on Frisco Police Chief John Bruce

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