Richardson
9:18 PM CDT

5 updates Richardson residents should know about the city’s response to COVID-19

Some aspects of the city's shelter in place order have been superseded by government entities higher on the legislative chain.


Richardson
11:42 AM CDT

Latest in Richardson: Collin County commissioners vote to extend stay at home order by one week

This is an evolving story. New updates will be posted as they become available.

Richardson

Richardson ISD implements pass/fail grade system amid emergency school closures

Students will still receive a numerical grade for the semester.



Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

Lewisville City Council grants development agreement to Ericsson for 5G factory, creation of 400 full-time jobs

Lewisville City Council unanimously approved an economic development agreement with Ericsson, which has chosen Lewisville as the location for its first fully automated 5G factory in the U.S., at an April 6 meeting.


Central Austin

VIDEO: Texas Tribune interview with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar about the coronavirus's effects on the state economy

At 8 a.m. April 7, The Texas Tribune will host a live interview with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, conducted by Texas Tribune Executive Editor Ross Ramsey.


Plano

Plano ISD to consider canceling comprehensive exams, adopting new grading rules during coronavirus closures

Plano ISD schools would cancel comprehensive exams for most classes at all grade levels if trustees approve a set of new guidelines proposed by district staff.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Latest in Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake: Tarrant County reports increase in cases

Find updates about the novel coronavirus in Tarrant County here.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake partner with Carter BloodCare to host blood drives

When concerns about the COVID-19 outbreak started to rise to new levels in the nation in March, Carter BloodCare in Bedford forecasted a loss of more than 10,000 donors over the next few months based on the novel coronavirus pandemic.


Lewisville | Flower Mound | Highland Village

The latest: 33 new coronavirus cases confirmed in Denton County; total rises to 337

Denton County Public Health announced April 6 that 33 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, bringing the county’s total number of cases to 337.


Plano

Latest in Plano: Fourth coronavirus-connected death reported in Collin County

Read our ongoing coverage of the new coronavirus and how it is affecting Plano.


Frisco

LifePath Systems direct care professionals to receive wage increase over next 2 months

The funding will raise base pay from $10 per hour to $15 per hour for direct care professionals.



Frisco

Latest in Frisco: Collin County confirms 3 new coronavirus cases in Frisco

This is an ongoing story. New updates will be posted as they become available.


Frisco

Frisco City Council meeting to offer telephone, email options for public to participate

The public will be given the opportunity to watch the Frisco City Council meeting online and participate via telephone or email.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Latest in Keller-Roanoke-northeast Fort Worth: Additional COVID-19 related deaths confirmed in Tarrant, Denton counties

Tarrant County Public Health announced April 6 that two additional coronavirus-related deaths have occurred in the county.


McKinney

Latest in McKinney: Collin County extends executive order; coronavirus count rises

Read our ongoing coverage of the new coronavirus and how it is affecting McKinney.



Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Great Harvest Bread Co. in Southlake under new ownership

In early April, Jon and Bonnie McCabe and their daughter, Lauren, went from being customers of Great Harvest Bread Co. in Southlake to being its owners.


Grapevine | Colleyville | Southlake

Manufacturing company Shotwell Hydrogenics to produce free hand sanitizer for Southlake

With nationwide shortages of hand sanitizer, chemical manufacturing company Shotwell Hydrogenics has pivoted its production from making chemical for the oil and gas industry to making liquid hand sanitizer.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

City of Keller explains social distancing guidelines

Residents can exercise in city parks and on city trails if they maintain proper social distancing at all times.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Oak Street in downtown Roanoke earns ‘Great Texas Street’ designation

The Texas chapter of the American Planning Association has designated Oak Street in downtown Roanoke as a “Great Texas Street.”



Frisco

April 6: 6 coronavirus stories DFW-area readers should know

Here are six Dallas-Fort Worth-area Community Impact Newspaper stories regarding the coronavirus that readers might have missed.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Latest in Keller-Roanoke-Northeast Fort Worth: Coronavirus-related deaths rise; outbreak confirmed at assisted-living facility

Officials with Tarrant County Public Health announced April 5 that two more Tarrant County residents have died due to complications from the novel coronavirus.


Richardson

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins addresses letter from Abbott's office threatening to relocate popup COVID hospital

Dallas County is feverishly working to ready the convention center for use despite claims that resources are not wanted, County Judge Clay Jenkins said.


Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

INTERACTIVE: Find out what Keller, Roanoke and northeast Fort Worth restaurants are doing to remain open throughout the coronavirus outbreak

This story will be updated daily with the latest information.



Keller | Roanoke | Northeast Fort Worth

Three-way race for Keller mayor highlights slate of local elections

Keller City Council agreed to postpone elections for mayor and City Council Place 5 and Place 6 until Nov. 3, 2020.


Plano

School year to end on schedule regardless of length of closure, Plano ISD tells parents

Instruction will still end on the scheduled date of May 22, the district informed parents this week in a mass message.