6:25 PM Sep 13, 2019 CDT

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. 


Tune Up: The Manly Salon coming soon to Flower Mound

Tune Up: The Manly Salon , located at 3701 Justin Road, Ste. 120, Flower Mound, is expected to open sometime …


JP & Associates Realtors opens new office in Flower Mound

JP & Associates Realtors opened a new office, located at 3370 Long Prairie Road, Ste. 650, Flower Mound, on Sept. 4. The business, founded in 2011, has more than 50 offices nationally, including in McKinney and Frisco.



Planet Fitness coming soon to Highland Village

A new Planet Fitness , located at 2230 Justin Road, Highland Village, is expected to open Oct. 30. The gym …


Witherspoon Distillery of Lewisville changes name to Bendt Distilling Co.

Witherspoon Distillery changed its name to Bendt Distilling Co. on Sept. 11. The distillery is located at …


Highland Village City Council OKs planned residential development for Tequesta subdivision

Highland Village City Council voted unanimously to create a planned residential development for a subdivision to be called Tequesta at its Sept. 10 meeting.


David Weekley Homes to move forward on new Highland Village subdivision

David Weekley Homes is set to move forward on the development of a 72-home, single-family subdivision after Highland Village City Council voted Sept. 10 to approve an amendment to the development plan for the property.



Lewisville City Council unanimously adopts Old Town rezoning ordinance

Lewisville City Council unanimously approved a zoning overhaul of Old Town in an effort to help revitalize the area into a vibrant multiuse area at its Sept. 9 meeting.


Texas Central high-speed rail project moves forward following RPA approval

The Federal Railway Administration granted the Rule of Particular Applicability—or RPA—to Texas Central on Sept. 4 regarding the high-speed rail project slated to connect Dallas and Houston, according to a Sept. 4 press release from Texas Central.


Nightly lane closures to begin on Dallas North Tollway connector ramps, Sept. 10-12

Drivers on the Dallas North Tollway may need to seek alternative routes as crews conduct maintenance work on two connector ramps.


Popdod now open in Highland Village

Popdod , located at 2200 Justin Road in Highland Village, held its grand opening Sept. 5. The business …



Here are the September real estate updates for Lewisville, Flower Mound and Highland Village

Market data is compiled several weeks after the closure of the month to ensure accuracy. Below are the most recent housing statistics for the area.


Flower Mound veteran frames his future at Premier Gallery

T om Tansey was serving in the U.S. Army Reserve in 2009 when he was injured in Iraq. During his recovery at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Tom learned a craft that helped pave the way to a new career post-service.



Lewisville ISD trustee Kronda Thimesch announces she will run for Texas House of Representatives

Kronda Thimesch, a member of the Lewisville ISD board of trustees, announced Sept. 4 that she will run for election in 2020 as a Republican to represent District 65, which includes parts of Highland Village and Flower Mound, in the Texas House of Representatives.



CBD Plus USA now open in Lewisville

CBD Plus USA, located at 951 W. Round Grove Road, Ste. 205, Lewisville, opened Aug. 16. The shop sells a …


Mill Street Elementary delay activates 'domino effect' of contingency plans, renovation delays

A “domino effect” of delays and contingency plans was set into motion when the opening of Mill Street Elementary School was postponed to Oct. 15, according to Lewisville ISD Superintendent Kevin Rogers.


Lewisville to hold final public hearing on proposed 2019-20 tax rate, budget

Lewisville City Council held its first of two public hearings Sept. 3 to consider the fiscal year 2019-20 tax rate and proposed budget, which accounts for increased spending toward public safety, parks and recreation, and public infrastructure.


Delhi 6 Indian Kitchen coming soon to The Shops at Highland Village

Delhi 6 Indian Kitchen is coming soon to The Shops at Highland Village, located at 1701 Shoal Creek, Ste. J110 in Highland Village.



J2 Steakhouse breathes new life into historic Old Town Lewisville building, local restaurant scene

J im Murray was 14 years old when he started bussing tables and cleaning dishes. Now, 46 years later, he is still pursuing his passion in the restaurant business.


Flower Mound Police Department announces three job fairs to recruit crossing guards

The Flower Mound Police Department has scheduled three job fairs in September to recruit school crossing guards as it prepares to take over the crossing guard program Nov. 6.


Flower Mound Town Council to host final public hearing on proposed 2019-20 tax rate

Flower Mound Town Council will host its second and final public hearing on the proposed tax rate for the upcoming fiscal year at 6 p.m. in Flower Mound Town Hall on Sept. 3.


State Draft House & Craft Kitchen in Flower Mound closes

State Draft House & Craft Kitchen , located at 1050 Flower Mound Road, Ste. 280 in Flower Mound, announced on its Facebook page Sept. 3 the restaurant has closed.