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Denton County implements burn ban

Denton County has declared an outdoor burn ban following weeks of dry weather and higher than normal temperatures.


Ask the editor: What is Northwest ISD’s district improvement plan?

Northwest ISD’s board of trustees at its Sept. 9 meeting approved a district improvement plan for its 2019-20 academic year. The plan includes objectives focused on student achievement and district engagement.


Children's play center, event space now open in Roanoke

The Nest & The Roost opened Aug. 3 at 610 E. Byron Nelson Blvd., Ste 112, Roanoke. The Nest offers an indoor children’s play center. The Roost offers 900 square feet of room for rent for parties, photoshoots and other events. The space can fit 30-45 people. 214-205-1749. www.thenestandroost.com



North Texas Tollway Authority's five-year plan includes more than $1 billion worth of improvements

The North Texas Tollway Authority presented four new projects as part of its five-year plan that will affect several counties.


Axe-throwing facility expected to open next month in Keller

Smoking Axes competitive axe-throwing facility is expected to open in mid-October at 790 S. Main St., Ste. …


Fort Worth’s new budget to benefit facilities in city’s northeast area

On Sept. 17, Fort Worth City Council approved an increased budget while reducing its property tax rate for fiscal year 2019-20. The new budget will allow the city to staff facilities under development in Northeast Fort Worth.


DV8 the Salon planning to open Roanoke location next year

DV8 the Salon plans to open in spring 2020 at 601 N. Oak St., Ste. 100, Roanoke. The salon, which has another …



Build-your-own-bowl restaurant Char'd now open in Northeast Fort Worth

Char’d: Southeast Asian Kitchen celebrated a grand opening on Sept. 19 for its new location at Presidio …


Life is Sweet celebrating 1-year anniversary in Keller

Life is Sweet will celebrate one year in business Sept. 21. Located at 154 S. Main St., Keller, the bakery offers desserts including cupcakes, brownies, cookies and cakes. Its treats can also be customized. 872-762-4422. www.lifeissweetftw.com


Lakeside DFW developer has sights set on similar mixed-use development in Keller

A 38-acre, mixed-use development called Center Stage in Keller could bring retail, dining, entertainment and multi-family housing along Highway 377. 


Alliance Pediatrics relocating to new Northeast Fort Worth office

Alliance Pediatrics will relocate Sept. 23 to 9445 Beach St., Fort Worth. The new location will allow the …



Keller City Council approves annual budget, decreased tax rate

Keller residents will see a property tax rate decrease and homestead exemption increase as a part of the city's FY 2019-20 budget. Keller City Council unanimously approved an amended annual budget and tax rate at its Sept. 17 meeting.


Denton County approves lowest tax rate in more than 30 years

Denton County's adopted fiscal year 2019-20 budget includes the lowest tax rate the county has levied since 1986.


CBD store to open in Roanoke this fall

AKTIVE Lifestyle CBD will open this fall at 400 S. Oak St., Roanoke. The store will offer wellness and beauty …


Park Vista Children's Academy now open in Northeast Fort Worth

Park Vista Children’s Academy opened Aug. 5 at 13033 Park Vista Blvd., Fort Worth. The business offers care for children ages 6 weeks-12 years in a preschool setting and through after-school programs. 817-547-0833. www.parkvistachildcare.com



JUST IN: Texas Central signs design-build contract with civil engineering firm Salini Impregilo

Editor's note: This story has been updated to clarify the difference between Texas Central's Sept. 13 announcement about a design-build contract with Salini Impregilo and an October 2018 announcement about a limited-notice-to-proceed agreement with Salini Impregilo. 


Turquoise Gypsy celebrates 1-year anniversary in Keller

Turquoise Gypsy celebrated five years in business Aug. 6. The boutique is located at 156 S. Main St., Keller, and offers clothes, handmade jewelry, locally made candles, accessories and more. 817-291-6022. www.turquoisegypsy.com


Roanoke City Council adopts 2019-20 budget, tax rate

Roanoke City Council approved its fiscal year 2019-20 budget and property tax rate at its meeting Sept. 10.


Keller, Roanoke, Northeast Fort Worth nonprofits participate in North Texas Giving Day

The 11th annual North Texas Giving Day is set to take place Sept. 19.



CareNow Urgent Care now open in Roanoke

CareNow Urgent Care-Roanoke opened Aug. 6 at 1530 US 377, Roanoke. The facility offers care for minor …


Liquor store opens next to Costco in Northeast Fort Worth

WB Liquors opened Aug. 2 adjacent to Costco at 8902 Tehama Ridge Parkway, Fort Worth. The liquor store is a …