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Frisco ISD fills vacant bus driver positions through increased recruitment efforts

After about eight months of ramping up recruiting efforts, Frisco ISD has filled its bus driver vacancies that had caused a bus driver shortage in the past year.


Competition, rent rates could be factors in recent restaurant closures in Frisco

A number of prominent restaurants have closed in recent months in Frisco. Mattito’s Tex-Mex, for instance, closed in January in Frisco Square. It had been in Frisco for nearly 10 years. Tavolo Italia, which was owned by the same restaurateur next door to Mattito’s, also closed in January. Extracts Juice closed in late March just down the street from Mattito's and Tavolo.




Frisco City Council selects new items for 2018 priorities

Frisco City Council has narrowed down a list of priorities it would like to focus on in 2018.


Council looks to attract university to build business, expand options

Frisco City Council plans to expand higher education opportunities this year, and doing so may come in the form of a four-year university building a permanent campus in Frisco.




Ron Patterson expected to be named new Frisco Economic Development Corp. president

Assistant City Manager Ron Patterson is poised to be the next Frisco Economic Development Corp. president pending approval from Frisco City Council and the FEDC board of directors, Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney confirmed.


Town hall meeting and early voting: 4 things to know in Frisco, Feb. 19-23

Here is what Frisco residents should know to kick off the week. …





UPDATED: Amazon names Dallas as a finalist for $5B HQ2

Amazon named Dallas as one of 20 finalists for the potential future location of the company’s second headquarters in an announcement Thursday morning.



The Star in Frisco creates ‘vibrant’ hub for residents, visitors

When officials say The Star in Frisco is a one-of-a-kind development, they are speaking more fact than opinion; it is both the first of its kind in the NFL and in the city of Frisco.




Wade Park issues persist

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Wade Park developer faces liens; median household income increases: 4 stories you missed over the holidays in Frisco

2018 is officially here, closing out the holiday season. Here are four stories from Frisco that you may have missed while you were on holiday break.



Top 10 most viewed online stories for Frisco in 2017

News about transportation and development topped the list of the most viewed stories for Frisco in 2017 on communityimpact.com . Stories about closures on the Dallas North Tollway during construction took up four of the top five spots. Here's the list of the top 10 stories published this year:


2016 American Community Survey: Frisco households are wealthier than ever

More Frisco households make $200,000 or more annually than any other income range, according to the 2016 American Community Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau.


What does the new tax law mean for Texas?

A 1,101-page , Republican-backed overhaul of the federal tax code was signed into law Friday by President Donald Trump. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, which passed the House of Representatives 224–201 and Senate 51–49 with no Democratic support in either chamber, is being touted as the most significant tax code change in decades.


Federal Railroad Administration outlines preferred Dallas-Houston route for Texas Central: 5 things to know about the high-speed rail's environmental report released Friday

The Federal Railroad Administration signed a draft environmental impact statement for Texas Central on Friday, which outlines a preferred route for the high-speed railway from Dallas to Houston, according to a statement from Texas Central. The FRA's release of the environmental report comes after a four-year study process on the environmental impact of the 240-mile route.