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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.