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01-24-20 Video Week In Review

This week’s Week in Review features information on the annual State of the City Address, a new app that offers a discount on area...

Week In Review, Jan. 24, 2020

Jan. 24, 2020 Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

‘GoCarma’ App Launches Today

Residents who use the Texpress lanes on area freeways may now qualify for toll discounts with a new app, which launched today. ‘GoCarma’ replaces...

Richardson Civic Art Society Meets at RPL

 The Richardson Civic Art Society is a nonprofit organization that supports artists and projects that further the creative visual arts. The group meets at...

Gallery: Plano ISD holds 33rd diversity celebration performance and award presentation

Nora Rotem, elementary school art finalist in the Martin Luther King Jr. diversity competition, shows her mother, Ori Rotem, her piece. Finalist and semifinalist...

Facilities Assessment Identifies Aging Infrastructure

Facilities Assessment Completed in 2019 Identified Aging InfrastructureAlmost 60% of the schools and facilities in Richardson ISD are more than 50 years old, another...

Number of registered voters up in Dallas County ahead of March...

There are 1.3 million registered voters countywide as of Jan. 23, according to the Dallas County Elections Office. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)The deadline to register...

MLK Breakfast held at UT Dallas

 [embedded content]This morning students, staff and faculty at the University of Texas at Dallas gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin...

Audiologists Spread Word About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Dr. Colleen Le Prell (seated) coordinated, served as guest co-editor and contributed five articles for a special issue of the Journal of the Acoustical...

Stay Motivated, Join IT’S TIME TEXAS

Working out with a friend is a great way to stay motivated and so is joining the IT’S TIME TEXAS Community Challenge.  The 8-week...

USA Vein Clinics now open in Richardson

By Makenzie PlusnickMakenzie graduated from Tarleton State University in 2019 with a degree in communications. While in school, she interned at the Weatherford Democrat...

Revitalization on the horizon in Richardson’s Collins-Arapaho Innovation District

This rendering depicts how a redesign of Greenville Avenue could look once revitalization is complete. (Rendering courtesy city of Richardson)Richardson is one step closer...

Lebanese-born brothers serve family recipes at Afrah Mediterranean Cuisine in Richardson

The falafel plate ($13.99 comes with tahini sauce and two sides. (Makenzie Plusnick/Community Impact Newspaper)There is a lot to take in when you walk...

Stylish tots outfitted at Richardson children’s boutique Hipster Baby

Mary Bowen started Hipster Baby as an online boutique in 2013. (Makenzie Plusnick/Community Impact Newspaper)A lack of trendy clothing for her son led Mary...

Lane reduction on Main Street in Richardson to continue for several...

The enhancements are part of the city's Main Street redevelopment project, which kicked off in September and is expected to continue through the end...

New science building to accommodate continued enrollment at UT Dallas

The 175,000-square-foot, multistory building will contain classrooms, labs, offices and support space for the Department of Physics and the William B. Hanson Center for...

9 events to attend in Richardson in January and February

Ballets with a Twist will bring “Cocktail Hour: The Show" to the Eisemann Center on Feb. 28. (Courtesy Nico Malvaldi)JANUARYJan. 28 Lunchtime Lecture: “African...

Richardson population to officially exceed 100,000 residents in 2020

The last decennial census counted Richardson’s population at 99,223. (Courtesy Fotolia)This year marks the first time in city history that Richardson’s population will officially...

Luxx Lash Salon & Boutique closes its Richardson location

By Makenzie PlusnickMakenzie graduated from Tarleton State University in 2019 with a degree in communications. While in school, she interned at the Weatherford Democrat...

Here are 25 businesses that opened in Richardson in 2019 or...

Gift and art shop Lone Chimney Mercantile opened last year in Richardson. (Courtesy Lone Chimney Mercantile)BEAUTY1. Bulldog Barber Shop318 S. Central Expressway, Ste. 108469-494-0086www.bulldog-barbershops.com

Applications Open for Summer Internship Program

The Mayor’s Summer Internship Program has opened the application process for the 2020 session. Now in its third year, the Program is a collaboration...
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