Plano ISD is considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year; delivery drones will soon be flying around Frisco and more top DFW-area news

Drone-based delivery company Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet, announced on Oct. 20 a partnership with Walgreens to bring the unconventional delivery model to densely populated metropolitan areas in the country. (Courtesy Wing)
Drone-based delivery company Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet, announced on Oct. 20 a partnership with Walgreens to bring the unconventional delivery model to densely populated metropolitan areas in the country. (Courtesy Wing)

Drone-based delivery company Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet, announced on Oct. 20 a partnership with Walgreens to bring the unconventional delivery model to densely populated metropolitan areas in the country. (Courtesy Wing)

Read the most popular business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Plano

Plano ISD considering two draft calendars for 2022-23 school year


"We want to be student-focused when we're thinking about the calendar," Senior Executive Director for Communications Lesley Range-Stanton told the board.

Data from the 2020 census reveals growth across non-white groups in Plano


Plano has become more racially and ethnically diverse since 2010, according to decennial data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Sept. 16.

McKinney

Highway expansions seek to address growth of McKinney


The $200 million expansion of the Sam Rayburn Tollway and its intersections is on track to be completed in December, according to North Texas Tollway Authority officials.

Newest Chick-fil-A in McKinney sets October opening date

The new Chick-fil-A at Lake Forest Drive and US 380 opened Oct. 21.

Frisco

Delivery drones will soon be flying around Frisco


Retail orders will soon be delivered on the lawns of Frisco residents by air.

William C. Wadsack, Brooklynn Cooper, Erick Pirayesh, Miranda Jaimes and Matt Payne contributed to this report.


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The school board will consider whether to call a special election to fill the vacancy or make an appointment. (Zara Flores/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Renovations underway at Harrington Library in Plano

The $5 million project is part of a bond measure approved by voters in 2017.

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Denton County commissioners create new sexual assault response team

County commissioners appointed eight people to serve on the county's inaugural sexual assault response team.

Tomball City Council approved a development agreement with Lovett Industrial for 240 acres at Hwy. 249, Rocky Road Nov. 29. (Anna Lotz/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Denton County sees 3-week increase in COVID-19 cases

The director of Denton County Public Health discussed an uptick in COVID-19 cases and concerns with the omicron variant.

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OVME to open medical aesthetics studio in Legacy West in Plano

OVME’s new Plano location at Legacy West will feature six treatment rooms with dedicated spaces for laser procedures and facials.

Crust Pizza Co. is opening soon in Montgomery and Willis. (Courtesy Crust Pizza Co.)
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Fogo de Chão remodeling patio at Plano location in Legacy West

Located within Plano's Legacy West development, Fogo de Chão is a Brazilian steakhouse that offers a variety of cuts of meats, seafood, imported charcuterie, signature cocktails, a South American wine list and more.

The median home price in the Round Rock, Pflugerville and Hutto area has risen considerably since last October. (Brian Rash/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Love Healthy Skin opened late September and is owned by Greta Patapovaite-Bryant. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Love Healthy Skin offers skin care, waxing services in Plano

Services include facials, peels, microdermabrasion, speed waxing, Brazilian waxing and brow artistry.

Commissioners on Nov. 22 voted to approve a density change to preliminary plans for The Preserve, a neighborhood that city documents said could include 565 single-family homes at the northeast corner of Teel and Panther Creek Parkways. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
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