See the top 5 non-coronavirus-related stories from 2020 in the DFW area

Starship Technologies offered its robot delivery service at The University of Texas at Dallas this school year. (Courtesy Liz Wigglesworth)
Starship Technologies offered its robot delivery service at The University of Texas at Dallas this school year. (Courtesy Liz Wigglesworth)

Starship Technologies offered its robot delivery service at The University of Texas at Dallas this school year. (Courtesy Liz Wigglesworth)

Though many stories Community Impact Newspaper reported on this year involved the coronavirus pandemic, other news was happening, too. Here are the top five non-COVID-19-related stories from 2020 in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Frisco

Food, grocery delivery robots slated to launch soon in Frisco


Frisco residents could soon have food and groceries delivered by autonomous robots.

Starship Technologies presented information during the Frisco City Council's work session May 5 on the company’s plans to contract with several local merchants to offer deliveries through its robots.



Frisco in talks with developer over future of Brinkmann Ranch

A development agreement being negotiated by city staff could reduce the number of multifamily units allowed on a 630-acre tract of Brinkmann Ranch to a maximum of 2,480 units, according to Frisco's mayor. The proposed agreement would also bring a Frisco ISD elementary school and a middle school, a retail center and a gated single-family subdivision to the property.

Collin County

Collin County to begin acquiring land this spring in Frisco for US 380 freeway


Beginning this spring, Collin County will start talks with landowners to acquire land along US 380 between the Denton County line and Coit Road for a future freeway that could see work begin around 2030.

Denton County

TxDOT releases 5 potential alignment options for US 380 in Denton County


The Texas Department of Transportation released a virtual public hearing Dec. 2 to discuss and receive public comments on its proposed US 380 project through Denton County from the Collin County line to I-35.

Lewisville-Flower Mound-Highland Village

Lewisville police recommend residents avoid Main Street, Valley Parkway intersection due to protest

Due to a scheduled protest at Lewisville High School on June 2, the Lewisville Police Department is recommending residents avoid the intersection of Main Street and Valley Parkway.

Miranda Jaimes, William C. Wadsack, Ian Pribanic and Elizabeth Ucles contributed to this report.