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New ACA provisions, enrollment start

More than a year after the federal government introduced its online Health Insurance Marketplace, individuals, employers and hospital staff are gearing up for the Affordable Care Act’s next open enrollment period and new provisions.

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REI opened in November as the first tenant in new commercial development Park Village in Southlake.

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Southlake draws healthy retailers

With an abundance of retail developments, Southlake is often branded as one of the best shopping destinations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area by residents, officials and out-of-towners. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The Affordable Care Act put a number of restrictions on the physician-owned Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital. The hospital is now exploring how to expand services in light of the new law.

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Texas Health Harris Methodist

The long-reaching effects of federal health care reforms has affected every level of the U.S. health care system, but the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Southlake plans to use what some see as a major roadblock to its advantage. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine Craft Brewery's Lakefire is now on tap throughout the region, seen here at Tolbert's on Main Street Grapevine.

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Grapevine Craft Brewery breaks ground

A ground breaking ceremony was held Nov. 12 for Grapevine Craft Brewery in downtown Grapevine at its future location 906 Jean St. more »

Nov 13, 2014 12:50 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Dr. Rick Redalen

Dr. Rick Redalen is the founder of Quest Global Benefits, an employer insurance program founded to reduce health care costs and address an employer’s concern regarding costs as the result of the Affordable Care Act. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Forest Park Medical Center Southlake’s brand new Medical Office Building will feature 30 tenants including an urgent care clinic.

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New $20 million medical office building brings more space to the Forest Park Medical Center

Only 18 months after its grand opening, Forest Park Medical Center Southlake is preparing for the opening of its 82,000-square-foot Medical Office Building. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Baylor Grapevine adds new video link system to get specialists into the ER

Coined “Skype on Wheels” by health care workers, Baylor Health Care System in Grapevine recently implemented a new system called “Telemedicine” which connects patients with specialty doctors in emergency situations. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake 1 Comments

The Colleyville fire department personal protection gear consists of a gown, HEPA mask, face shield, and two layers of gloves.

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As Ebola hit, Colleyville bought protective gear before supplies thinned

As soon as the first Ebola patient, Thomas Eric Duncan, arrived in Dallas making international headlines in October, the Colleyville Fire Department took the matter into its own hands. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Photo by Kyle G. Horst

Carroll ISD debuts new observatory

On Oct. 28 Carroll ISD opened the doors of the new Dragon Observatory at Jack D. Johnson Elementary School. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Jordan Goings looks on as Dustin Noonkester dons gloves and tries out cryotherapy for the first time.

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Cryotherapy: Nitrogen gas heals the body from the inside at -300 degrees

Spending three minutes in a small chamber at about -300 degrees Fahrenheit is not a place most people would want to be—unless you are undergoing cryotherapy. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Dragon Debator Azhar Hussain was presented with a personal proclamation from Southlake Mayor John Terrell on Nov 18. Hussain placed third at the Speech and Debate Association's national finals tournament in June.

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Carroll ISD debate team takes top honors

The Southlake City Council recognized the Dragon Debate Team and debater Azhar Hussain with two proclamations more »

Nov 19, 2014 4:50 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

2014 flu vaccine now available

The 2014 Influenza season has remained relatively quiet throughout North Texas according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Jon Franks sworn in to the T board

Jon Franks was sworn in Oct. 20 as the first Grapevine resident to be elected to serve on the nine-member board of directors of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority, otherwise known as the T. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Southlake center named The Marq

The new Southlake recreation center now has a name: The Marq. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Glade Road election approved by City Council on Oct. 22

City Council voted Oct. 22 to deny a resolution presented by residents, which would support a petition to limit the expansion of Glade Road. more »

Nov 19, 2014 12:00 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine to open new museum

The Grapevine Historical Society is dedicating its new museum on Nov. 15 more »

Nov 12, 2014 8:43 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

REI gears up for its grand opening weekend

Outdoor equipment and clothing retailer REI is the first tenant to open in Park Village, a new commercial development at the intersection of Southlake Boulevard and Carroll Avenue. more »

Nov 11, 2014 5:21 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

State Highway 26 meetings scheduled for Oct. 28

After much discussion over the proposed State Highway 26 Reconstruction Program, the City of Colleyville has announced two public meetings with the Colleyville City Council which will take place on Oct. 28 and Nov. 12. more »

Oct 28, 2014 12:39 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Jon Franks elected to the Fort Worth Transportation Authority Board

Jon Franks was sworn in Oct. 20 as the first Grapevine resident to be elected to serve on the nine-member Board of Directors of the Fort Worth Transportation Authority otherwise known as the T. more »

Oct 27, 2014 3:36 PM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Southlake hosts Del Frisco 5K run

Del Frisco’s Restaurant Group will hold its first 5K event on Nov. 8 in Southlake to benefit Operation Once in a Lifetime, a nonprofit created by a soldier to help other soldiers. more »

Oct 27, 2014 11:18 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Southlake recreation center named

The new Southlake recreation center now has a name: The Marq. more »

Oct 24, 2014 8:56 AM Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

GCS 2014 Health Care Directory

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November transportation updates

Get the latest on current area projects

2014 allergy guide

Read the latest on season allergies

La Hacienda Ranch

Photos by Kyle G. Horst

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Smart Start, Inc.

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Check out one of Grapevine's newest businesses

Colleyville Woman's Club

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Colleyville Woman's Club getting ready for its Holiday Home Tour

2014 Election Guide

See our guide to the Nov. 4 election.

Education Focus 2014

CISD and Westlake Academy

MiChula's Good Mexican Restaurant

Photos by Sherelle Black

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LeSara Cupcake & Sweet Bar

Photo by Kyle G. Horst

It all starts with the flour — hundreds of pounds of it.

Snooty Pig Cafe & Catering

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Inside the Arts

Community Impact Newspaper speaks with Lee Koch, president of the Arts Council Northeast.

Inside the Arts

Community Impact Newspaper speaks with APEX chairwoman Terri Messing about the nonprofit organization.

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