Missed any of our articles from this week? Take a look at what you might have missed from Community Impact’s coverage areas in the Dallas-Fort Worth area from March 25-29.

Richardson officials, business owners hope new development stimulates surrounding neighborhoods

After yearlong delays impacted the completion of a mixed-use development near downtown Richardson, city officials and nearby business owners are hopeful Belt & Main—and its 350 apartments, 90 townhomes and 15,000 square feet of commercial space—will revitalize the Core District.

Read the full story by Reporters Dustin Butler and Connor Pittman.

Lewisville ISD outlines solar eclipse plans

Lewisville ISD plans to experience the historic total solar eclipse with students April 8.

More than 300 North Texas cities will see the eclipse pass over Dallas-Fort Worth skies. In a total eclipse, the moon will completely cover the sun for up to 4.5 minutes, depending on the viewpoint. It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience for North Texans, Total Eclipse DFW founder Jo Trizila said. The Dallas-Fort Worth area won’t see another total eclipse for about 300 years.

Read the full story by Reporter Jonathan Perriello.

Paving new ground: Area growth drives need for $460M Dallas North Tollway extension through Prosper, Celina

The Dallas North Tollway expansion will nearly triple the number of lanes offered through Prosper and Celina once it is completed in 2028.

Read the full story by Reporter Colby Farr and Editor Samantha Douty.

Lovepacs relies on volunteers to serve Plano students

Lovepacs was founded in 2011 by a group of parents in The Colony whose children voiced concerns about classmates who might experience food insecurity during school breaks.

Read the full story by Reporter Karen Chaney.

Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes to bring customizable meals to north Frisco

Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes is slated to open a second Frisco location May 1, said Landon Lane, Mooyah’s senior director of construction and design.

Read the full story by Reporter Alex Reece.