Frisco ISD to change attendance zones and more top DFW news

2020-21 Frisco ISD high school school attendance zones are shown. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)
2020-21 Frisco ISD high school school attendance zones are shown. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)

2020-21 Frisco ISD high school school attendance zones are shown. (Courtesy Frisco ISD)

Read top stories from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

Frisco ISD plans for shift in school attendance zones

At the Nov. 9 Frisco ISD school board meeting, staff presented plans to trustees for shifting attendance boundaries in anticipation of the 2021-22 school year to accommodate the upcoming Emerson High School.

Lewisville



In heart of city, Lewisville eyes land in under-served community for new public park

Tucked into several busy commercial corridors, a community without a public park of its own has struggled at times to find its voice, residents and city officials said.

Richardson

Richardson City Council greenlights $45 million Amazon fulfillment center

Richardson City Council approved a zoning permit for an Amazon distribution and fulfillment center at its Nov. 9 meeting.

Collin County

Collin County to alter COVID-19 dashboard; only county hospitalizations to be shown

Collin County’s COVID-19 dashboard will soon only show county hospitalizations.

County commissioners voted 3-2 Nov. 9 to change the dashboard and remove most of the data; only the information regarding hospitalizations will be left, along with some links to state COVID-19 data.

Collin County Dawoodi Bohra Masjid under construction in McKinney

The Dawoodi Bohra Community of Collin County is in the process of building the Collin County Dawoodi Bohra Masjid at 1410 S. Tennessee St., McKinney. The two-story mosque will serve the community of more than 75 families and will be approximately 15,600 square feet with prayer areas, a children’s area and a community kitchen.

Francesca D’ Annunzio, Daniel Houston, Makenzie Plusnick, Miranda Jaimes and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.






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Collin County Judge Chris Hill rescinds COVID-19 disaster declaration

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Snow covers I-45 in Houston during a winter storm that hit Texas the night of Feb. 14. (Shawn Arrajj/Community Impact Newspaper)
Legislators probe energy officials over power failures, lack of preparation heading into winter storm

The Texas Legislature held hearings Feb. 25 with energy companies including Oncor Electric Delivery and the Electric Reliability Council of Texas in response to last week’s historic winter storm, which left millions of Texans without electricity for days.

Justice permanently closed its Frisco location inside Stonebriar Centre in December. (File photo)
Justice clothing store permanently closes Stonebriar Centre location

Justice, a clothing and accessories store that offered merchandise for young girls and tweens, permanently closed its location at 2601 Preston Road, Ste. 1240, Frisco, in December.

IHOP is expected to open early this summer at the intersection of FM 423 and US 380. (Courtesy IHOP)
IHOP coming to northwest Frisco this summer

IHOP will open a new location early this summer at 1375 US 380, Frisco.

The North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request for its member cities to reduce water use. (Courtesy Fotolia)
Collin County water supplier lifts water conservation request

With water demands returning to normal levels, the North Texas Municipal Water District has lifted its request to reduce nonessential water use within its service area, which includes the cities of Frisco, McKinney, Plano and Richardson.

The coffee and wine bar offers signature drinks, such as the Honey Bear Latte, made with honey and cinnamon, as well as food options, such as breakfast tacos, charcuterie boards, baked goods and snack boxes. (Courtesy Golden Boy Coffee Co.)
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As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic. (Courtesy Qygen, Wikimedia Commons)
Fry's Electronics calls it quits after nearly 36 years in business

As many as 31 stores across nine states will be shuttered as Fry's Electronics shuts down due to market changes and the pandemic.

A lone runner jogs on a snow-covered road in Austin. Transportation projects across the city were briefly paused due to Winter Storm Uri. (Jack Flagler/Community Impact Newspaper)
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House Sprucing Design & Decor will open in west Frisco in mid-March. (Courtesy House Sprucing Design & Decor)
House Sprucing Design & Decor coming to Frisco

House Sprucing Design & Decor, a North Texas-based interior design company, is set to open in Frisco.

uBreakiFix opened its 600th U.S. location on Preston Road in Frisco in November. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
uBreakiFix new Frisco location now open

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