West Nile virus found in Frisco and more popular DFW news from the week

Frisco confirmed two more mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco confirmed two more mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Frisco confirmed two more mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

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Mosquito pools near two Frisco neighborhoods test positive for West Nile virus

Frisco announced Sept. 18 that two additional mosquito pools in the city had tested positive for West Nile virus. In a news release announcing the positive tests, city officials said they would be increasing surveillance efforts and using larvicide as necessary where stagnant water or larvae are observed.

Main Street Food Hall to offer 10 vendors, bars, event spaces in Frisco in 2021

A new food hall in Frisco is expected to bring eclectic vendors, bars, a beer garden and concert spaces next year.



Neighborhood Medical Center to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 testing in Frisco

A new option for free drive-thru COVID-19 testing will be available over the next few Sundays in Frisco.

Neighborhood Medical Center is offering free testing for those with or without insurance. The insured will be required to present an insurance card.

Flower Mound adopts 2020-21 budget, opting for lower general fund expenses, higher property tax collections

The town of Flower Mound will trim spending from its general fund while raising collections from property taxes as it replenishes some of the savings that were spent in the early months of the pandemic.

Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant now open in north Fort Worth

A Lupe Tortilla Mexican Restaurant location officially opened in July at 9409 N. Freeway, Fort Worth.

William C. Wadsack, Elizabeth Ucles, Daniel Houston and Ian Pribanic contributed to this report.






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The location is owned by local husband-wife team Jesse and Mary Rose Merin. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)
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Collin County commissioners discuss a possible Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program with Julie Partain from Bracewell during their Oct. 19 meeting. (Screenshot courtesy Collin County)
Collin County considering program for energy efficiency projects on commercial, multifamily properties

Collin County is looking into creating a Property Assessed Clean Energy financing program that would encourage energy and water efficiency projects in commercial and multifamily residential properties.

In Denton County, there have been 743 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed by molecular test in the seven reporting days ending Oct. 16. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Denton County cases trend upward again as officials report antigen test results

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 are on the rise once again in Denton County and throughout the state.

Frisco confirmed the 19th and 20th mosquito pools of the season that had tested positive for West Nile virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Frisco to spray for mosquitoes after two more pools test positive for West Nile virus

The city of Frisco will have a contractor spray for mosquitoes this weekend in a pair of neighborhoods off of Main Street after two pools tested positive for West Nile virus.

The foundation's headquarters will relocate to Warren Parkway in Frisco. (Courtesy National Breast Cancer Foundation)
National Breast Cancer Foundation to relocate headquarters within Frisco

The foundation will relocate its headquarters from Hall Park.

The location is owned by local husband-wife team Jesse and Mary Rose Merin. (Courtesy Dickey's Barbecue Pit)
Dickey's Barbecue Pit opens third Frisco restaurant

The barbecue restaurant opened along US 380 in September.

The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will be the featured performers at the 30th Anniversary of the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show. (Courtesy of Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show)
Thunderbirds to fly this weekend at Fort Worth air show plus more DFW-area news

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A splash pad is included in the new plans for the park. (Rendering courtesy McKinney Parks and Recreation)
Park coming to McKinney and more top DFW-area news

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Creekside at Wade Office Park is expected to include multiple commercial and medical office buildings over 6.3 acres. (Site plan courtesy city of Frisco)
New office parks in the works in Frisco

At an Oct. 13 meeting, the commission approved open space and preliminary site plans and a rezoning request.

The surgical guidance system allows Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Frisco surgeons to use augmented reality to see patients' spinal anatomy in three dimensions. (Courtesy Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Frisco)
Baylor Scott & White-Frisco adds augmented reality guidance system for spine surgeries

Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Frisco recently debuted a surgical guidance system that is designed to improve patient safety during spine surgery.

On Oct. 15, the counties reported a combined total of 3,131 active COVID-19 cases: 2,233 in Denton County and 898 in Collin County. (Community Impact staff)
Tracking COVID-19: Active cases increase in Collin, Denton counties over past week

On Oct. 15, the counties reported a combined total of 3,131 active COVID-19 cases: 2,233 in Denton County and 898 in Collin County.