MAY 12 ROUNDUP: Latest news from Dallas-Fort Worth area

All Frisco ISD staff will resume normal summer operations beginning June 8. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)
All Frisco ISD staff will resume normal summer operations beginning June 8. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)

All Frisco ISD staff will resume normal summer operations beginning June 8. (Elizabeth Ucles/Community Impact Newspaper)

Read the latest news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco ISD to end emergency closure of district June 7

Frisco ISD’s emergency closure will end June 7 as the school year comes to a close.

The board of trustees approved a resolution to end the district’s emergency closure at a May 11 meeting. This comes after FISD closed all district facilities nearly two months ago in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Medical City McKinney to unveil $52 million expansion project this summer



Medical City McKinney is targeting a summer completion date for its behavioral health and rehabilitation services pavilion, officials said.

The $52 million expansion project will allow these services to be relocated from the Wyson campus to the main hospital campus at 4500 Medical Center Drive, McKinney, officials said. The project also adds patient beds for these services, according to a news release.

Plano residents respond to census so far at fourth-highest rate among big Texas cities

A greater share of Plano residents have already responded to the U.S. census survey than all but a handful of the largest cities and suburbs in Texas.

Plano had the fourth-highest census response rate among Texas cities with at least 100,000 residents, according to the federal census department.

Southlake Town Square pays tribute to graduating seniors through mid-June

As graduation ceremony plans have yet to be determined for most high school seniors in Southlake, the city has posted the names of soon-to-be graduates in its town square.

Light posts throughout the Southlake Town Square are displaying the 800-plus names of the city's graduating seniors.

Fort Worth sign and graphic business adapts to serve employees local community

During these challenging times, many businesses have been forced to adapt in order to “stay in business as well as help out [their] community,” said Carlos Camacho, owner of Csigns & Graphics of Fort Worth.

Csigns & Graphics, which is generally a printing, signage and apparel shop that handles a wide variety of decor and advertising options, responded to the coronavirus pandemic by developing an entirely new product.

Elizabeth Ucles, Miranda Jaimes, Daniel Houston, Gavin Pugh and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.

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Frisco confirmed on June 5 a second mosquito pool in the city had tested positive for West Nile Virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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Frisco announced June 5 that a second mosquito pool had tested positive for West Nile Virus near Cottonwood Creek Park.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's menu features burritos, tacos, salads, bowls and chips and queso. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle Mexican Grill to open this summer in North Frisco

The new location will be the fourth in Frisco.

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Although Texas restaurants began to open May 1, to-go alcohol sales will be allowed to continue, according to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. (Courtesy Pexels)
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SNAP, a federal program overseen in Texas by the HHSC, assists around 1.4 million eligible low-income individuals and families statewide. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Emergency SNAP food benefits extended in Texas during COVID-19 pandemic

SNAP assists around 1.4 million eligible low-income individuals and families in Texas.

At Frisco Concierge Medicine, Dr. Bryan M. Lowery helped set up a drive-thru COVID-19 testing tent at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Frisco on March 17. (Courtesy Frisco Concierge Medicine)
Frisco medical practices returning after furloughs, visit declines

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Many of those present at the gathering of Collin County Churches wore shirts and held signs that said "praying for justice and against racism." More shirts with the same message were handed out to the crowd. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Photos: Scenes from prayer gathering hosted by Collin County Churches

Pastors and staff from about 10 churches prayed and spoke about racism and injustice from the steps of the Collin County Courthouse during the June 4 gathering..

The bakery is located on Dallas Parkway. (Courtesy Great Harvest Bread Co.)
Great Harvest Bread Co. now serving made-to-order bread in Frisco

The bakery also offers hot and cold sandwiches, pastries, soups and salads.

Write On Creative Writing Center's Meghan Logan, right, works with Elle Norris on Thursday. (Courtesy Write On Creative Writing Center)
Frisco business owners say 50% customer capacity is 'good news'

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CMS also unveiled an interactive map that lets users search any nursing home in the U.S. to see its COVID-19 cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CMS reports 321 coronavirus deaths in Texas nursing homes, nearly 32,000 nationwide

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Frisco announced the spray park at J.R. Newman Park will reopen June 5 along with the spray parks at Frisco Commons and Shepherd's Glen Park. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
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The American retailer offers casual clothes, luggage and decor. (Courtesy Lands' End)
Lands' End now projected to open mid-June in Frisco

Lands' End was originally slated to open in spring at the Centre at Preston Ridge.