Lewisville's Main and Mill corridor project to cause intermittent lane closures in next few months

In the next few months, landscaping work will take place on both streets, as will the installation of pedestrian features and walls at the corners of Main and Mill streets.


Free COVID-19 saliva testing site to open at Dr Pepper Ballpark in Frisco

The saliva tests will be offered to all residents of North Texas, regardless of county or city of residence, though pre-registration is required.



Judge dismisses suit against Lewisville ISD over alleged Voting Rights Act violations

The July 31 ruling by U.S. District Judge Sean D. Jordan granted the school district’s motion for summary judgment and dismissed all claims for lack of jurisdiction.


Lewisville ISD creates additional virtual learning courses for 2020-21 school year

The district will create its own curriculum for the additional courses, the update said.


Lewisville delays annual budget workshop until Aug. 17

The city chose to delay the meeting to wait on a more compete property tax roll report from the Denton Central Appraisal District, a July 30 release said.


Midway Road Rehabilitation project continues in Lewisville

The contractor is currently working on the third of six phases of the project.



Tracking COVID-19: Daily active cases steadily rise over past week

Public health authorities reported 3,040 active cases July 30. This is roughly 402 active cases higher than the highest reported number last week.


Interactive: Thousands of businesses aided by first round of PPP loans in Lewisville, Flower Mound, Highland Village

Most businesses that got loans in the three cities received amounts of $50,000 or less, data shows.


Pizza Americana now serving Richardson, Hotel Vin announces grand opening in Grapevine: News from DFW

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Texas Association of School Administrators asks state for more local control, clear guidelines in 2020-21

TASA leaders said in the letter that changing guidelines coming from the state are overly complicated and have only created confusion.



Texas Education Agency to fund online program supporting schools, parents in 2020-21

Teachers, students, parents and administrators can access classes, assignments and grades through the system whether learning from the classroom or elsewhere.


Charter school plans to launch complete virtual program for all Texas students in August

All classes will be conducted live, giving students the opportunity to engage with teachers and fellow classmates.


SoiBrow to open new location in Highland Village

The salon will offer threading, henna tattoos, eyebrow tinting and waxing.


KidZania to reopen in Frisco, home improvement tips: News from Dallas-Fort worth area

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.



Texas' freestanding emergency centers ask state for flexibility during coronavirus pandemic

The requested changes would help freestanding emergency centers relieve overcrowding at hospitals and reduce the cost of coronavirus testing at their facilities, according to the Texas Association of Freestanding Emergency Centers.


Escape Room 5280 to reach one year of problem solving in Highland Village

Visitors will find hidden objects, figure out clues and solve puzzles to escape a room.


Chipotle coming to Plano, Messina Hof in Grapevine innovates winery for customers: News from DFW

Read the latest business and community news from the Dallas and Fort Worth area.


American Federation of Teachers releases resolution supporting 'safety strikes' as 2020-21 school year approaches

According to AFT President Randi Weingarten, the ability for schools to reopen safely hinges on the federal government as state budgets continue to get slashed amid the pandemic-induced economic downturn.



Some breweries may qualify to operate as restaurants under new TABC guidelines

Some breweries across the state may now reopen as restaurants after the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission released new guidelines on how restaurants may calculate their alcohol sales receipts.


Attorney General Ken Paxton: Decision to close schools lies with school districts, not health officials

The Texas Education Agency said July 28 it will follow the guidance laid out by Attorney General Ken Paxton and will not allow schools to close in-person instruction based solely on a blanket order from a local health authority.


Deadline extended for program providing grocery help for Texas families

Families have until Aug. 21 to apply for the program that provides a one-time payment of $285 per child to help those who lost access to free and reduced-priced meals when schools closed.


Billiard Factory to close in Lewisville, merge with Plano location

The store, located at 2061 S. Stemmons Freeway, Lewisville, will join the existing location in Plano, 4000 Hedgcoxe Road.