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Legislative update: 4/16/21

4/16/21   Austin Only seven weeks remain in the 87th Texas Legislature. Lawmakers are working Fridays and even some weekends to pass legislation before...

Amazon begins rollout of statewide vaccination clinics for employees

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)...

Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken now open in Richardson

Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken now open in RichardsonKorean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken is now open in Richardson.Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q...

Sherman property plans for grocer, restaurant in Richardson

As the first building for a restaurant on the 2-acre lot nears completion, developers at 820 and 850 S. Sherman St. in Richardson have...

Why Texas has not yet distributed $18 billion in federal funds...

Federal funding is set aside for public schools to address effects of the pandemic. (Courtesy Adobe Stock) As many school districts across the state finalize...

Quiznos on Belt Line Road in Richardson shuts doors

Quiznos on Belt Line Road in Richardson shuts doors A sign in the window thanked customers for their support but confirmed the business was closed....

UPDATE: ERCOT call for energy conservation ends April 13 without need...

  Update: ERCOT tracked its grid conditions as normal as of 8:14 p.m. April 13, and the grid’s generation and demand are balanced. According to...

Crown Jewelry now open in Richardson

Crown Jewelry now open in Richardson The store offers a variety of rings, bracelets, earrings, watches, chains, pendants and more. Crown Jewelry opened in March at...

State, federal health authorities recommend pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

  The Texas Department of State Health Services is sending more than 140,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to providers across the state...

Collin County offers assistance to renters and landlords affected financially by...

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock) Collin County has...

4/9/21 Legislative Update

4/9/21 AustinOn behalf of the Richardson Chamber, CEO Bill Sproull submitted written testimony opposing HB 4378, which would create high-priced electric generation capacity markets in...

Dunkin’ to open on Belt Line Road in Richardson

Dunkin’ plans to open a new restaurant at 1225 E. Belt Line Road, Richardson, in the former location of Advanced Foot Center. The nationwide chain is...

Richardson ISD approves new instructional materials for district pre-K program

Monica Simonds, RISD director of advanced learning programs and services, speaks to the board of trustees April 5. (Screenshot courtesy Richardson ISD)Richardson ISD's pre-K...

Chick-fil-A now open in Spanish Village Shopping Center on western edge...

A new Chick-fil-A location opened April 8 on the edge of Richardson at 7934 Arapaho Road, Dallas. The restaurant is located in the Spanish...

Benders Sports & Spirits now serving drinks, food in Richardson

Benders Sports & Spirits opened March 19 at 300 N. Coit Road, Ste. 130, Richardson. The sports bar offers affordable food and drinks as...

Plano ISD appoints new principals for Plano Senior High, McMillen High

  New principals for Plano Senior High School and McMillen High School were approved by the Plano ISD board of trustees April 6. Jeffrey Banner was...

TEA Student Assessment Division calls STAAR Online Testing Platform connectivity issues...

According to the release, three STAAR tests were affected by the connectivity issues including fourth grade writing, seventh grade writing and English I. (Courtesy...

New order from Gov. Greg Abbott bans government-mandated ‘vaccine passports’ in...

  State agencies, cities, counties and other government entities in Texas will not be able to institute rules that require state residents to show documentation...

Tracking COVID-19: Frisco, McKinney vaccine hubs wrap up while Collin County...

Collin County continues administering COVID-19 vaccinations. Appointments may be scheduled online every Friday. (Courtesy Texas Children’s Hospital) The cities of McKinney and Frisco are ending...

UT Dallas to share space with city in Richardson Innovation Quarter

Richardson City Council heard plans April 5 for the city and The University of Texas at Dallas to share space in the Richardson Innovation...

Officials: No grace period to follow end of statewide waiver for...

  Officials with the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles announced April 5 there will be no grace period following the end of the temporary waiver...
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