8:28 PM Oct 18, 2021 CDT

Richardson ISD trustees will not fill board vacancy created by former president's resignation

The seat became vacant when former President Karen Clardy resigned from the board Sept. 24 in a letter to the other trustees and Superintendent Jeannie Stone.


9:19 PM Oct 18, 2021 CDT

Council approves four-story apartment complex with coworking space in south-central Richardson

Sherman Lofts will include 299 traditional units as well as three live-work apartments and a 932-square-foot coworking space that will be open to the public.




Collin College, Tarrant County College sign agreement to streamline bachelor's degree in nursing

The agreement was signed to address the need for highly qualified nurses in Texas, a news release said.


Richardson to spray Oct. 19-20 after mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile virus

The Richardson Health Department plans to spray for mosquitoes in the southeast section of the city after another trap in the area tested positive for West Nile virus.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Read the latest top news about restaurants, businesses and other commercial projects that are coming soon or now open

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 19.


Second phase of expansion at JJ Pearce High School greenlighted by Richardson City Council

The request included the construction of an additional 74,000 square feet of classroom, office and lobby space, among other items.




CI NATION ROUNDUP: New H-E-B in Leander opening soon; Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 18.


Men's apparel boutique Best Dressed Man expands showroom in Richardson

The business offers custom-tailored apparel as well as hats, sunglasses and footwear.


Early voting begins in Richardson for Nov. 2 election

Richardson residents will have the chance to decide on several ballot items, including five municipal bond propositions, in the November election.



Frisco ISD proposes attendance zone modifications; rental community coming to McKinney and more top area news

Read the top business and community news from the past week from the Dallas-Fort Worth area.


Reversing course, Texas Supreme Court grants rehearing for high-speed rail eminent domain case

In the Oct. 15 order granting a rehearing, the Supreme Court set a date of Jan. 11 to hear oral arguments.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: Austin commission OKs development plan near Lady Bird Lake; shopping center coming to Porter and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 15.


Richardson ISD partners with local lab to offer free COVID-19 testing for students, staff

The testing sites will be offered at the Lake Highlands High School auditorium on Mondays and the Richardson High School auditorium on Wednesdays.



Ice cream shop now serving Highland Village; crepery and cafe opens in McKinney and more DFW-area news

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


Dunkin' eyeing early 2022 opening for new location on Belt Line Road in Richardson

The nationwide chain is known for its coffee and doughnuts and also offers bagels and all-breakfast sandwiches.


CI NATION ROUNDUP: More restaurant, retail space could be coming to north Frisco development; Locatelli’s owners launch virtual food hall in Cypress, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 14.




CI NATION ROUNDUP: Frisco ISD proposes attendance zone modifications; concerns are voiced over Grogan's Mill Village Center vacancies, plus more top stories

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 13.


Tracking COVID-19: Average number of new Dallas County cases drops 11% over last week

The seven-day average now sits at 571, which is a rate of 21.7 new daily cases per 100,000 residents, according to a county news release.


Dutch Bros Coffee planning Richardson location as part of expansion into North Texas

With more than 400 locations across 11 states, the Oregon-based drive-thru coffee company serves specialty coffee, smoothies, freezes, teas, a private-label Dutch Bros Blue Rebel energy drink and nitrogen-infused cold brew coffee.


Richardson to spray Oct. 12-13 after mosquito trap tests positive for West Nile virus

The Richardson Health Department plans to spray for mosquitoes in the southeast section of the city after a trap in the area tested positive for West Nile virus.



CI NATION ROUNDUP: Gov. Abbott signs order banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates; Frisco businesses seek to solve area workforce shortage, and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 12.


Drink shop HTeaO sets opening date for new location just outside of Richardson

The business offers a drive-thru, 25 flavors of Texas-style iced tea, Yeti products and snack items.