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GCISD elects to raise salaries in new budget

GCISD elects to raise salaries in new budget

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD administrators said they have found enough room in district finances to award employee raises that include $1,250 for teachers in the district’s roughly $145 million budget approved in June.

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Online school marketing plan gets GCISD board thumbs-up

In a 4-2 split decision July 21, the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District board gave their approval for a district plan to market its second-year online school program. more »

Jul 22, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville hires engineers for Glade Road work

Colleyville moved ahead on its Glade Road improvement project despite resident protests this week. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville council passes railroad quiet zone project

The Colleyville City Council authorized construction July 15 for safety improvements to set up a railroad quiet zone. more »

Jul 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine tables market study proposal for 185 acres

The Grapevine City Council tabled a market study and master plan agreement July 15 with HR&A Advisors on its 185-acre tract near Grapevine Mills. more »

Jul 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

NorthGate: FM 2499 construction lane closures will halt for Labor Day

NorthGate Constructors, the firm overseeing ongoing work on FM 2499 near Grapevine Mills, said lane closures will be halted for the Labor Day holiday, but the state’s sales tax holiday weekend in August is another story. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine OKs hotel tax increase

Hotels in Grapevine will start collecting another cent in occupancy taxes on every dollar starting on Oct. 1. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

SH 121 can bottleneck for several miles near Grapevine Mills, but widening is underway five years early.

Photo by Nick Todaro

Project will lessen SH 121 snags

With the expectation that traffic on SH 121 near Grapevine Mills will nearly double by 2025, work began in March to widen about 1.7 miles of the roadway to relieve a years-long problem of bottlenecks in the area. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

New DART stop intends to boost rail connections

Dallas Area Rapid Transit’s new station on its Orange Line at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport opens Aug. 18. The station, located in Terminal A, enables commuters and travelers alike to have access to any city along the DART rail route. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Council narrows Glade Road work

The original project to reconstruct Glade Road in Colleyville has been reduced to focus on the section from Bransford Road to Manning Drive, Mayor David Kelly said in a City Council work session June 30. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Pedestrians show city trail link need

Construction has begun on Grapevine’s newest trail project, Links Trail, and it is intended to serve as the key linkage for hikers and bikers to connect with the various trails in the city as well as shopping centers, businesses and hotels. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

FM 1938 slated for lane additions in Southlake

Southlake has developed a plan to work with neighboring Keller ahead of the Texas Department of Transportation soliciting bids on the second phase of work to widen FM 1938. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville Center's new rate structure will impact non-Colleyville residents most substantially.

Photo by Nick Todaro

Colleyville consolidates center rates

New rental rates at Colleyville Center were set to start Oct. 1 after the Colleyville City Council gave approval to the plans July 1. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Workers are creating a new exterior and interior for the Community Activities Center in Grapevine.

Photo by Nick Todaro

Grapevine CAC work underway

Grapevine’s updates to its Community Activities Center are underway and expected to be complete next spring. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Southlake's Community Recreation Center earned City Council approval in June, pending restroom additions.

Courtesy city of Southlake

Southlake facility project set to start

Southlake is on course to begin construction in the next few months on the first phase of its Community Recreation Center. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville proposal would change animal control regulations

A proposed animal control ordinance for the city of Colleyville would repeal the current fees associated with registering pets, among other changes. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Tolling begins in July on DFW Connector TEXpress lanes

The Texas Department of Transportation began collecting tolls July 7 on the DFW Connector TEXpress lanes that stretch 4 miles on SH 114 from just west of SH 26 to east of International Parkway. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Duff O’Dell joins Grapevine City Council

The newest member of Grapevine’s City Council participated in her first council meeting July 1 after she was sworn in to the Place 6 seat. more »

Jul 16, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

MyGrapevine app offers residents info, services

Grapevine is reminding residents that a city smartphone application is available for reporting problems and tracking city waste services. more »

Jul 15, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Southlake club sets annual school supply sale

The Southlake Women’s Club has set its annual tax-free school supply sale to serve Carroll ISD in August. more »

Jul 15, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine Leadership program is taking applications

The Grapevine Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Leadership Grapevine Class, with classes to begin Aug. 21. more »

Jul 11, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

TxDOT to start tolling DFW Connector TEXpress lanes

The Texas Department of Transportation is expected to start collecting tolls July 7 on the DFW Connector TEXpress lanes that stretch four miles on SH 114 from just west of SH 26 to east of International Parkway. more »

Jul 5, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Proposed Colleyville ordinance removes pet tag fees

A proposed animal control ordinance for the city of Colleyville would repeal the current fees associated with registering pets, among other changes. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Duff O’Dell sworn in at Grapevine City Council

The newest member to Grapevine’s City Council participated in her first City Council meeting July 1 after she was sworn in to the Place 6 seat. more »

Jul 2, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Council narrows Glade Road Project scope

The project to reconstruct Glade Road in Collevyille has been reduced to only focus on the section from Bransford Road to Manning Drive, said Mayor David Kelly in a work session June 30. more »

Jul 1, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville City Council discusses SH 26 design update

The Texas Department of Transportation’s work to reconstruct SH 26 in Colleyville continues to undergo discussion after City Council heard design updates on the four proposed project phases in a work session June 24. more »

Jun 26, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Cindy Galloway joins Grapevine-Colleyville ISD as the new principal at Dove Elementary School in July.

Courtesy Grapevine-Colleyville ISD

GCISD's newest principal starts in July

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s board has brought on a new principal who is slated to begin work at the helm of Dove Elementary School in July. more »

Jun 23, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine Craft Brewery moving on plans for downtown taproom

The Grapevine City Council unanimously approved changes to the city’s brewery permit structure to allow on-premise consumption of craft beers at breweries Tuesday, and that is moving a local brewery project forward. more »

Jun 20, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Former Xerox executive joins Barbara Gordon Montessori School board

The search is over for a new board trustee at Barbara Gordon Montessori School in Colleyville, in which staff appointed Ken Cannon on June 17. Cannon will serve on the building and grounds committee, according to a news release from the school. more »

Jun 19, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville withholds full approval for Glade Road Project

Colleyville’s City Council spent time both in its pre-council session and after its formal meeting June 17 discussing plans for work on Glade Road but ended without issuing final approval on the project. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

GCISD gives OK to 2014-2015 budget

Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District trustees signed off on a $145 million 2014-2015 budget Monday that District Communications Director Megan Overman said includes a $1,250 across-the-board raise for teachers. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Once the work is done, delays on FM 2499 are expected to give way to smoother traffic flow.

Photo by Nick Todaro

FM 2499 jams likely through 2016

Delays linked to the FM 2499 project near Grapevine Mills could continue for at least another two years as construction adds lanes and separates consumer traffic headed to the mall area from commuters headed to and from Flower Mound. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake (1 Comments)

Colleyville begins to evaluate aging water systems

The city of Colleyville is creating a new comprehensive water and wastewater plan, said Bob Lowry, director of the Colleyville Public Works Department. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Construction continues on The Gallery on Main Street, which is available for pre-leasing and will serve as a spot for retail shops, office space and dining.

Photo by Renee Hansen

Gallery coming to Main Street

Frames and beams are up in the newest building to downtown Grapevine that will provide two stories for retail and office space. The mixed-use development owned by Westwood Group Ltd. is expected to be substantially complete by Grapefest in September. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Dr. Larry Darlage, president of Tarrant County College Northeast, addresses eighth-graders at a celebration for Grapevine-Colleyville ISD's new Collegiate Academy in May.

Courtesy Grapevine-Colleyville I

GCISD to open Collegiate Academy

This fall, 120 freshmen in Grapevine-Colleyville ISD’s new Collegiate Academy will start in classes that will count toward both a high school diploma and an associate’s degree from Tarrant County College. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Glade Road plans in Colleyville cause concern for some residents

In May 2013 the city of Colleyville hosted the first public workshop regarding the Glade Road project that would improve the traffic flow and safety on the section of roadway more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The board recognized the inaugural class of Champions in its May 19 meeting.

Renee Hansen

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD graduates first ‘Champions’ class

The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD board recognized several individuals at its May 19 meeting that included three recently elected trustees and the inaugural graduating class of a program that trains employees to spread the word about the district. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Online finance efforts earn Colleyville honor

The city has once again won a state award for its online financial transparency efforts. more »

Jun 18, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

May 10 election results

Place 6—In Grapevine’s Place 6 four-way council race May 10, frontrunners Duff O’Dell and LuAnn Chapman Gatts will head to a runoff June 21. more »

Jun 18, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

After more than 20 years of service to the city of Southlake, Councilwoman Pamela Muller was honored with a plaque, memory box and a key to the city at the council’s May 20 meeting.

Courtesy City of Southlake

Council honors Muller for two decades of public service to Southlake community

After more than 20 years of service to the city of Southlake, Councilwoman Pamela Muller was honored with a plaque, memory box and a key to the city at the council’s May 20 meeting. more »

Jun 18, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Shannon Hamons has begun a new post as the head of Southlake's economic development arm.

Courtesy city of Southlake

Southlake's new economic development director sees possibilities

Southlake’s new economic development director said he sees interesting possibilities for the future of the community such as utilizing SH 114 and enhancing the city's retail environment. more »

Jun 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine implements 'Do-Not Solicit' list

Grapevine has instituted a new level of protection against solicitors knocking on doors after City Council approved a new ordinance at its June 3 meeting. more »

Jun 12, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Los Amigos

Photo by Renee Hansen

Burger Shack

Photo by Toni Barron

RBI World Series

Photo courtesy of Grapevine Park

Kevin Mitchell

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DPS Academy trains citizens to help

Photo courtesy Southlake Police

Advanced Martial Arts Family Center

Photo by Renee Hansen

GCSW 2014 Restaurant Guide

Countryside Estates, Grapevine

GCSW July 2014 Market Data

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