2:56 PM Sep 17, 2020 CDT

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott: Retail stores, restaurants, office buildings, gyms can reopen at 75% capacity as early as Sept. 21

Nursing home and long-term care facilities will also be allowed to reopen for visitation as early as Sept. 24.


4:09 PM Sep 11, 2020 CDT

Plano ISD Education Foundation raises millions of dollars to help struggling families, teachers

The foundation has ramped up its efforts to support the PISD community amid unknowns of the coronavirus.


Richardson Mercantile changes name, under new ownership

The store changed its name to Cottonwood Market in late August.



Q&A: St. Luke's physician shares advice on flu season, vaccine and prevention

The influenza vaccine is recommended for nearly all patients of all ages ahead of this year's flu season, Dr. Sam Rolon said.


TEA launches statewide COVID-19 dashboard for public schools

The Texas Education Agency, in collaboration with the Texas Department of State Health Services, has launched its latest COVID-19 dashboard for positive cases in Texas public schools.


Richardson Animal Shelter sees a 94% adoption rate in August

The increase in August was in part due to the Clear the Shelter event, a weeklong adoption drive.


Richardson ISD students, staff work through the kinks of remote, in-person learning

Adjustments made to several key areas of district operations are outlined in this story from Community Impact Newspaper's September edition.



Seafood eatery Hot Crab opens in Richardson and more DFW news

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North Texas Giving Day to aid more than 3,300 nonprofits

The 18-hour online event organized by Communities Foundation of Texas allows people to support local nonprofits and causes.


Q&A: National Center for Learning Disabilities expert discusses challenges of special education, remote learning during pandemic

The NCLD's director of policy and advocacy spoke about the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on special education students and their development in and out of the classroom.


Hot Crab seafood restaurant now open in Richardson

The restaurant serves Cajun dishes, Northeast-style seafood and New American food.



Richardson makes headway on major trail projects

The city has invested millions of dollars in extending its local and regional trails system.


Dutch Bros. Coffee coming to Plano and more DFW news

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Dallas County reports 1,687 new confirmed coronavirus cases over weeklong period

In Richardson, there were eight new cases diagnosed in residents living in the Dallas County portion of the city between Sept. 8-Sept. 14.


Richardson awards $180,000 in cultural arts grants

Funding for grants was limited this year due to a nosedive in hotel-motel tax revenue.



Frisco fried food cafe Frank Seoul opens and more DFW-area news

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Collin County expands small business grant program

The grant program initially launched Sept. 4. Within the first hour, it drew more than 375 requests, according to a Collin County news release.


Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar discusses state budget, economic planning

Hegar shared his outlook on the state's finances and economic outlook in a September TAG Houston livestream.


Landon Winery to open in Grapevine and more DFW-area news

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Get a cup of joe: Coffee shops now open in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

Read about coffeeshops nearby in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Old Town Lewisville residents want grocery and more DFW news

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Haystack Burgers & Barley serves menu with 'Tex-Mex flair' in Richardson Heights

The first Haystack Burgers & Barley opened in Richardson in 2013. Seven years later, the fast-casual restaurant is now open at three other locations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.




‘It was truly a joyful day’: Richardson ISD officials report successful launch of in-person school

Richardson ISD elementary students whose families opted for face-to-face instruction returned to schools Sept. 8.


Coworking space opens in Southlake and more DFW news

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