Old Town Lewisville residents want grocery and more DFW news

Old Town Lewisville residents live within walkable distance from a number of parks, restaurants and stores. But the neighborhood doesn't have its own grocery store. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)
Old Town Lewisville residents live within walkable distance from a number of parks, restaurants and stores. But the neighborhood doesn't have its own grocery store. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

Old Town Lewisville residents live within walkable distance from a number of parks, restaurants and stores. But the neighborhood doesn't have its own grocery store. (Daniel Houston/Community Impact Newspaper)

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Lewisville in talks to bring grocery to Old Town, but hurdles remain

Pleas from residents for a new grocery store east of I-35E are not new to city officials. But officials say the effort to attract one to Old Town has faced substantial challenges.

District to explore extending 2021-22 school year at Lewisville, Rockbrook elementary schools

Administrators will explore the possibility of extending the 2021-22 school year at two elementary schools in Lewisville.



Fate of Luby's in Plano unclear after company announces plan to liquidate

Staff at Luby's in Plano said they are unaware of any forthcoming closure despite a Sept. 8 announcement by parent company Luby's Inc. that it will liquidate and sell its assets, which also include Fuddruckers.

In-person classes resume at Frisco ISD schools

After three weeks of virtual learning, Frisco ISD is welcoming about half of its students back to the classroom.

Frisco P&Z approves zoning amendments for indoor gun ranges

Indoor gun ranges in Frisco could be expanded into other zoning districts following approval of zoning ordinance amendments by the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission.

Daniel Houston, Makenzie Plusnick and Elizabeth Ucles contributed to this report.



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The Kids Kastle community build was postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. (Rendering courtesy Play by Design/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The Lakeside Music Series will return to Flower Mound tonight after a hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. (Courtesy Lakeside Music Series)
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Dr. Sam Rolon is a physician for Baylor St. Luke's Medical Group Creekside Family Medicine in The Woodlands. (Courtesy St. Luke's Health)
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Wellmind Coffee Co. celebrated its one-year anniversary in early September. (Community Impact staff)
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The project is only expected to affect the water's taste and smell, the city said. It will remain safe to drink. (Courtesy Fotolia)
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