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State of the City Change of Venue

Due to unanticipated building maintenance issues, the Mayor and City Council’s annual State of the City Address is being moved from the Alamo Drafthouse...

Week In Review, Jan. 21, 2022

Jan. 21, 2022 This is the latest edition of Week In Review — a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Deadline to Register to Vote for March Primaries is Jan. 31

RICHARDSON – People interested in casting their ballots in the March Republican and Democratic primaries have until Monday, Jan. 31 to register to vote. Voter...

Jupiter Road Water Line Break

 A water line break has been discovered near where Jupiter Road crosses over Spring Creek on the border between Richardson and Garland. City of...

Week In Review, Jan. 14, 2022

Jan. 14, 2022This is the latest edition of Week In Review — a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Meet 2021 MLK Essay Contest Winner

RICHARDSON – Entries for the City’s second annual “Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest” and the “Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion” Art...

MLK-related Happenings

MLK, Jr. Book Displays/ “Marching Boot” Window Display Richardson Public Library, First and Third Floors Free; viewable during regular Library hours Through January Celebrate the birthday of Dr....

Wildflower-Themed Traffic Signal Box Art Contest Begins

The City of Richardson and the Richardson Kiwanis Club will host an art contest to select five original, wildflower-themed designs that will be featured...

Week In Review, Jan. 7, 2022

Jan. 7, 2022 This is the latest edition of Week In Review — a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Dallas County COVID-19 Testing Resources

Dallas County has released the following information regarding COVID-19 testing in the county. COVID-19 testing is available at numerous sites throughout Dallas County, including local...

Aquatics Holds Job Fair

RICHARDSON - This week Richardson’s Aquatics program held its first job fair of the year. More than 100 positions are up for grabs at...

Richardson Ranked a Top 25 Growth City

Richardson has been ranked among the “Top 25 U.S. Growth Cities” nationwide and Texas reclaimed its spot as the No. 1 Growth State in the 2021 U-Haul Growth...

Richardson Ranked Among Top Southwest Cities to Raise a Family

Richardson has been named the 26th best place to raise a family in the southwest by Stacker. When coming up with the rankings, Stacker...

Eisemann Center Managing Director Announces Retirement

Charles W. Eisemann Center for Performing Arts and Corporate Presentations Managing Director Bruce MacPherson has announced he will retire Sept. 30, 2022. His retirement...

Essay and Art Contest Entries Now Being Accepted

RICHARDSON – Entries for the City’s Annual “Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest” and the “Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion” Art Contest...

New 90-Second Outdoor Siren Test Today at Noon

A new 90-second Outdoor Warning System (siren) test is scheduled today at noon. As a reminder, citizens are not expected to hear these sirens from inside...

Online Sale Meetup Results in Robbery

RICHARDSON POLICE DEPARTMENTOn 01/04/22 at 4:45pm, officers responded to a robbery that occurred in the parking lot of 106 W. Campbell Rd. The victim...

Theft

Citizen Crime Alerts are issued by the Richardson Police Department Criminal Investigation Division. Detectives are seeking information that may help identify suspect(s).Incident: TheftDate of Incident: December...

Aquatics Job Fair Set for Jan. 5

The Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a job fair for its aquatics positions at Huffhines Recreation Center, 200 N. Plano Rd., from 4-7...

Week In Review, Dec. 30, 2021

Dec. 30, 2021 This is the latest edition of Week In Review — a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Mayor Signs It’s Time Texas Pledge

Mayor Paul Voelker this week earned the City 500 points for the 2022 “It’s Time Texas” (ITT) Community Challenge by signing the ITT Mayor’s Pledge, recognizing...
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