McKinney
2:15 PM Nov 17, 2020 CST

COVID-19 magnifying economic, health needs in McKinney, study shows

The resulting report, released in October, now serves as a baseline for analyzing effects of the coronavirus, Chief Philanthropy Officer Sarah Cotton Nelson said.


Plano
5:00 AM Nov 20, 2020 CST

Collin County Homeless Coalition launches 5-prong action plan for preventing, relieving homelessness

This strategic plan will help the coalition and the varying organizations in Collin County working to prevent homelessness focus their efforts and define big-picture goals in both the short- and long-term, officials said.


Plano

Plano Market Square Mall redevelopment and four more top DFW updates

Here are the five top stories from Community Impact Newspaper’s past week of Dallas-Fort Worth-area coverage.



Plano

Collin County economic report supports Plano's plan of action in fight against COVID-19

A report from Communities Foundation of Texas now serves as a baseline for analyzing effects of the pandemic as various Plano and Collin County entities move ahead with their own priorities.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Judge Glen Whitley addresses the state of Tarrant County

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the goal of county officials has been to make sure hospitals stay open, and the county has accomplished that goal, Whitley said.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Roanoke launches second round of business stimulus program

Phase 2 of the Roanoke Stimulus Grant Program opened Oct. 23. It allows residents to purchase gift tour tickets to support local businesses.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Tarrant County opens new round of small-business grants Oct. 26

Round 2 of applications for Tarrant County's Small Business Assistance Grant has opened.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

City officials in Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth stay conservative with fiscal year 2020-21 budgets

The average operating budget between Keller, Roanoke and Fort Worth will decrease by nearly 0.5% in fiscal year 2021, which began Oct.1.


Plano

Report on Collin County economic opportunities reveals disparities in income, health, education

The 44-page report, conducted by public policy nonprofit Every Texan, outlines Collin County's economic status related to race and ethnicity, income, educational attainment and wealth.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Tarrant County Commissioners Court approves second round of grants for small businesses

Round two of applications for Tarrant County's Small Business Assistance Grant opens next week.


Frisco

In the midst of COVID-19, Frisco took 'conservative' eye to 2020-21 budget

Frisco’s annual budget outlines how residents’ tax dollars and other city revenue sources are allocated. The budget provides funding for city necessities like the Frisco Police Department, Frisco Fire Department and maintenance of roads, water lines and sewers, as well as amenities such as the Frisco Public Library and operation of city parks.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Real Estate: What are the benefits of adding a pool to your home?

Homebuyers transitioning to more suburban markets are looking for additional space and more features.