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Road work slows traffic on SH 26 in Colleyville

Road work slows traffic on SH 26 in Colleyville

Ongoing Phase 1 work on SH 26 in Colleyville has caused enough upheaval that the city has appointed an official to oversee work months before the Texas Department of Transportation is expected to dig in to the Phase 2 section of the roadway.

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City of Colleyville approves budget, taxes

The Colleyville City Council unanimously approved the city’s proposed $39.5 million 2014–15 budget and $24 million for its Capital Improvement Program for fiscal year 2015. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Cities invest in quality of life plans

Throughout the summer, city budgets were at the forefront of city council agendas in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake and Westlake as each of the cities are scheduled to adopt budgets in September for the upcoming fiscal year. more »

Sep 17, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Environmental study on high-speed rail from Houston to Dallas begins

The Federal Railroad Administration and the Texas Department of Transportation have begun work on an environmental impact statement for the Texas Central Railway, a proposed 240-mile high-speed rail system between Houston and Dallas. more »

Sep 17, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Craft Brewery ground breaking set for September

Gary Humble, Grapevine Craft Brewery CEO, is one step closer to seeing his brewery come to life as he prepares to break ground this month on Jean Street. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Enrollment doubles in second year of online university

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD is beginning the second year of its online public school, iUniversity Prep, and the program is already showing growth. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

LEAD 2021 initiatives focus on engagement, personalized learning

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD continues to push forward with its 10-year strategic plan, Leading Excellence–Action Driven, which began in May 2011. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Carroll ISD enters deal with Ozarka

Carroll ISD entered into a two-year partnership with Ozarka Natural Spring Water for $72,000 annually in August, making Ozarka the official bottled water for Dragon Stadium and the football program. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Support of TEX Rail funding debated

City Council members said they hope public meetings with state and federal officials will answer questions and ease tensions regarding the Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s TEX Rail project. more »

Sep 17, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine hires first economic development director

Robert C. Farley was hired Sept. 4 to serve as the first economic development director for the city of Grapevine. more »

Sep 17, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Nash Farm is located on 626 Ball Street between Homestead Lane and College Street.

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Nash Farm hours spark heated debate

A public hearing on the hours of operation for Nash Farm sparked a heated discussion among Grapevine city council members at the monthly city council meeting. more »

Sep 9, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The permanent name of Southlake's Community Recreation Center is still under discussion.

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Groundbreaking set for Southlake's Community Recreation Center

The groundbreaking of Phase 1 of Southlake’s Community Recreation Center will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Sept. 27 at Bicentennial Park, 315 Shady Oaks Drive, Southlake. more »

Sep 9, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine hires first economic development director

Robert (Bob) C. Farley was hired to serve as the first-ever economic development director for the City of Grapevine. more »

Sep 4, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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Grapevine confirms mosquito samples positive for West Nile Virus

Two mosquito samples in Grapevine have tested positive for carrying the West Nile Virus. more »

Aug 28, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville Council debates support of TEX Rail

In response to criticism from newly elected Colleyville City Councilman Chris Putnam and resident concerns, the city is planning public meetings with state and federal officials on the Fort Worth Transportation Authority’s TEX Rail plan. more »

Aug 21, 2014 (1 Comments)

Grapevine Craft Brewery plans get council OK

The Grapevine City Council unanimously approved the conditional use permit to amend the site plan of the Grapevine Craft Brewery to allow for the possession, storage, wholesale sales and on-premise manufacturing of beer only. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Amenities grow with tax revenues

Area municipalities are reaping the benefits of growing sales tax revenue and reinvesting in their residents’ quality of life. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Company invests in speculative project along SH 121

Majestic Realty Co. is bringing a 1.1 million-square-foot speculative logistics center online this fall just north of Grapevine off SH 121 in Lewisville. more »

Aug 20, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine's City Council approved a hotel-motel tax increase from 6 percent to 7 percent in July. Proceeds will likely fund incentives programs.

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Grapevine OKs hotel-motel tax rate increase

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

Aug 20, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake (1 Comments)

Colleyville approves railroad quiet zone upgrade construction

Council members showed majority support for the plan, which would upgrade crossings and provide pedestrian enhancements for the crossings at Bransford Road, Pleasant Run Road and John McCain Road. more »

Aug 20, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

The permanent name of Southlake's Community Recreation Center is still under discussion.

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Southlake Community Recreation Center’s permanent name under council discussion

Phase 1 of Southlake’s Community Recreation Center is nearing ground breaking, and city council members discussed possible names for the facility Aug. 5. more »

Aug 20, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Leon Leal

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GCISD trustee Leal named to state board

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD trustee Leon Leal is the newest member of the Texas State Board for Educator Certification after an appointment in July by Gov. Rick Perry. more »

Aug 20, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine, GCISD investigate fiber network agreement

The city of Grapevine and Grapevine-Colleyville ISD may partner on a project to ramp up Internet and local network connectivity for both entities in the coming years. more »

Aug 20, 2014 , Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Cities slate budget, tax hearings

As a new fiscal year approaches, the cities of Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake and Westlake have all set their public hearings for proposed tax rates and 2014-2015 fiscal year budgets. more »

Aug 19, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Kimball Oaks retail development spurs construction

Median reconstruction and concrete pouring near Dawson Middle School for the Kimball Oaks development is expected to be completed by the time school starts on Aug. 25. more »

Aug 19, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Carroll ISD reaches pact with Ozarka

Carroll ISD has entered into a two-year partnership with Ozarka Natural Spring Water for $72,000 annually, making Ozarka the official bottled water for the Dragon Stadium and the football program. more »

Aug 13, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine, GCISD investigate fiber network

Grapevine and Grapevine-Colleyville ISD may partner on a project to ramp up Internet and local network connectivity for both entities in the coming years. more »

Aug 11, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Southlake looks into naming recreation center

Southlake’s Community Recreation Center Phase I is a month from breaking ground and city council members are currently discussing possible names for the facility. more »

Aug 6, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Colleyville shares info on West Nile mosquito pools

Colleyville has logged its fifth positive test for West Nile Virus in mosquito pools so far this summer, with four of the positive tests coming from the same location near Windview Estates in southeastern Colleyville. more »

Aug 5, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

GCISD trustee named to state board

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD trustee Leon Leal will be the newest member of the Texas State Board for Educator Certification after an appointment by Gov. Rick Perry. more »

Aug 1, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Grapevine plans vote on consultant for land development Aug. 5

Several Grapevine City Council members shared their support July 29 for a consulting agreement with California-based HR&A Advisors on how to develop the 185-acre Palmeiro Tract near Grapevine Mills. more »

Jul 30, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

FM 2499 northbound lane closure set July 30

A complete northbound lane closure of FM 2499 is coming July 30, weather permitting. more »

Jul 29, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

Back-To-School Fair coming to Grapevine High School

By partnering with GRACE, GCISD Connect and the Grapevine Colleyville Education Foundation, the Women’s Division of the Grapevine Chamber of Commerce will be giving back at one of their largest annual service events, “The Back-To-School Fair.” more »

Jul 28, 2014 Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake | Westlake

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.

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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

GCISD Education Focus

Test scores, feeder charts and more.

Snooty Pig Cafe & Catering

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GCSW Transportation Updates

Transportation updates for Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake and Westlake.

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.

Vineyards Antique Mall

Photo by Mark Zeske

Co-owner Richard Schneck opened Vineyards Antique Mall in 2004 after working 30 years in healthcare.

GCSW Market Data September 2014

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Trio New American Café

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RE:defined Coffee House

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Dove Chiropractic

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Whites Chapel Cemetery

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280 Sports

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GCSW Transportation Updates August 2014

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