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Senior Drive-Thru Health and Safety Fair

 RICHARDSON – One by one, cars lined up in the parking lot of Heights Recreation Center for a first of a kind event in...

Fallen Richardson Police Officer Honored

[embedded content] RICHARDSON – A portion of US 75 was named to honor fallen Richardson Police Officer David Sherrard who was killed in the...

Week In Review, Sept. 18, 2020

Sept. 18, 2020 Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Update from Gov. Abbott

September 17, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Press Release Governor Greg Abbott today held a press conference to provide an update on the state's ongoing...

National Responsible Dog Ownership Day

RICHARDSON – National Responsible Dog Ownership Day is coming up this weekend, a perfect time to educate first-time owners about the responsibilities of dog...

How to be Prepared in case of a House Fire

RICHARDSON – When there is a fire at home every second counts, which is why it is important families install smoke alarms on every...

Steel Rain for DART Silver Line Project Arrive

 [embedded content]RICHARDSON – Another set of steel rails for the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Silver Line project was delivered today by special train...

Week In Review, Sept. 11, 2020

Sept. 11, 2020 Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

9-Year-Old Donates to RPD’s K-9 Unit

RICHARDSON – The Richardson Police Department recently received a surprise donation for its K-9 Unit from Adriana Quiros, 9, a dog lover who’s been...

UTD Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month Virtually

RICHARDSON – Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15 – Oct. 15 and the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) is preparing to launch several...

Spraying to Take Place After WNV Positive Test

The City of Richardson plans to conduct mosquito spraying abatement in Central Richardson after receiving a report from the Dallas County Health Department of...

Building an Emergency Kit

 [embedded content]RICHARDSON – Having an emergency kit is one of the most important parts of being prepared for natural disasters and other emergencies such...

“Spread the Hope” Peanut Butter Drive

[embedded content] RICHARDSON – During the month of September, Richardson will be participating in the annual “Spread the Hope” Collin County Peanut Butter Drive....

Week In Review, Sept. 4, 2020

Sept. 4, 2020 Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Collin Co. CARES Small Business Grant Program

  RICHARDSON - Small businesses affected by COVID-19 can apply for Collin County’s Collin CARES Small Business Grant Program starting Friday, Sept. 4 at Noon....

September is National Preparedness Month

RICHARDSON - September is National Preparedness Month. From natural disasters like flooding and tornadoes to other emergencies such as a fire, a pandemic, massive...

Spread the Hope Peanut Butter Drive Kicks Off

Collin County cities including Richardson have come together to sponsor the “Spread the Hope” Collin County Peanut Butter Drive, which kicked off today and...

CORE Theatre presents “Forever” Aug. 28-Sept. 20

[embedded content]RICHARDSON - The company of “Forever,” a new play at the Core Theatre in Richardson is preparing to give the community a different...

Week In Review, Aug. 28, 2020

Aug. 28, 2020Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Collin CARES Small Business Grant Program

At noon Friday, Sept. 4, Collin County’s Collin CARES Small Business Grant Program pre-screening questionnaire will open for online submissions. The program is funded...

Week In Review, Aug. 21, 2020

Aug. 21, 2020Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...
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