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St. Philopateer Coptic Orthodox Church expanding its Richardson campus

The building will be used for after-service Sunday gatherings, small events and Sunday school.


City of Richardson recognized by nationwide coalition for air quality efforts

The city received a bronze award for its fuel consumption reduction efforts.


Top 10: Most read online stories from Dallas-Fort Worth area posted by Community Impact in 2019

These were the most read Dallas-Fort Worth stories posted online for Community Impact Newspaper in 2019.



TOP 10: These were the most read stories of 2019 on communityimpact.com

1. Original owners’ grandson restores roll-throwing restaurant, Potatoe Patch, to former glory


Main Street reduced to 1 lane for eastbound, westbound traffic

The lane reductions are due to a utility project happening as part of the Main Street Redevelopment.


American Learning Institute opens its Richardson campus

The school provides high-quality, intensive English classes for international students.


The Fifth Fireside Patio & Bar celebrates one year anniversary in Richardson

Part-owners Greg Cooney and Dave Swiney said the restaurant provides Canyon Creek with a neighborhood date night venue.



Here is how Richardson residents can recycle their Christmas trees and gift boxes

The city's tree cycling program turns Christmas trees into mulch and compost.


Richardson Police Department moves into new headquarters

The building is the latest to open in the $62 million Public Safety Campus, funded through the 2015 bond.


Opening delayed for CUE Galatyn Station Apartments in Richardson

The apartments were initially expected to open this winter.


Study shows Texas is one of the most dangerous states to drive in on Christmas

Texas ranked among the top 10 states in terms of traffic fatalities during Christmas, according to the study.



Here is what Richardson residents should know heading into Christmas

Several Richardson city services are on hiatus for Christmas and New Years.


Methodist Richardson Medical Center announces another expansion

The building will support additional doctors' offices.


Collin County voting: State, local primaries take shape for Republicans, Democrats

Republicans and Democrats have filed for their respective primaries, which Texas voters will decide on March 3.


Taco Diner closes Richardson location

The Dallas-based restaurant is known for its authentic Mexican street tacos.



Richardson ISD committee evaluates moving sixth grade to junior high campuses

The group is tasked with weighing the pros and cons before making a recommendation to the board of trustees.


Nonmedical needs rise as Richardson population ages

Both Dallas and Collin counties have seen an increase in the number of businesses offering in-home, nonmedical services.


Bond planning ramps up in Richardson

The next bond proposition will likely go before voters in November 2021.


Transit agencies to offer free New Year's Eve rides, alter schedules over holidays

Area transit agencies have announced their altered schedules over the holiday season.



Tri Tip Grill to open second Texas location in Richardson this spring

The barbecue restaurant also has a location at The Star in Frisco.


Senior population on the rise in Richardson

Residents age 65 and older make up nearly 15% of Richardson's population.


Methodist Richardson Medical Center celebrates grand opening of two-story expansion

The expansion added two floors to the building and 50 beds, as well as more operating rooms and a seven-story parking garage.


Census data: The population of Richardson has grown by nearly 13,000 people over the past five years

Women now slighly outnumber men in Richardson, according to the 2018 data release.