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Richardson ISD approves staff retention stipend, increase to COVID paid leave...

The Richardson ISD board of trustees discuss a retention stipend for all staff members during its Jan. 24 meeting. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper) The...

Chinese New Year Festival Set for Feb. 5

The City of Richardson, in partnership with its CORE District merchants, the Dallas Chinese Community Center and DFW Chinatown, will celebrate the annual Chinese...

DARTZoom Launches in Richardson

 RICHARDSON – The Dallas Area Rapid Transit has officially launched its new “DARTzoom” bus network today and to celebrate DART is offering free rides...

Richardson to host virtual public meeting on Glenville Drive improvements

The city of Richardson is hosting a virtual meeting to discuss proposed improvements for Glenville Drive. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff) The city of Richardson’s Engineering...

Okaeri Cafe to offer Japanese comfort food, more in Richardson

Okaeri Cafe will offer a variety of hot dogs with unique toppings. (Courtesy Okaeri Cafe) Okaeri Cafe is slated to open by the end of...

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...

Dallas Area Rapid Transit set to launch redesigned bus network in...

Dallas Area Rapid Transit's redesigned bus network goes into effect Jan. 24. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper) Dallas Area Rapid Transit will launch its newly...

Art gallery, studio Nita Patel Fine Art now open in Richardson

Nita Patel Fine Art has gallery and studio space for artists. (Courtesy Nita Patel Fine Art) Art gallery and studio Nita Patel Fine Art opened...

Dutch Bros Coffee sets opening date for Richardson location

Dutch Bros Coffee serves hot, iced and blended coffee along with teas, lemonade and smoothies. (Courtesy Dutch Bros Coffee) Dutch Bros Coffee is scheduled to...

Tracking COVID-19: Dallas County reports four-day total of nearly 10K new...

Here is the latest COVID-19 data update from Dallas County. (Community Impact Newspaper staff) Editor’s note: This is the latest information reported by Dallas County,...

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...

Filing period now open for May 7 Richardson ISD board of...

The candidate filing period for Richardson ISD's May 7 board of trustees election opened Jan. 19. (William C. Wadsack/Community Impact Newspaper) The filing period for...

State Farm Neighborhood Assist program to offer $25K grants for nonprofits

State Farm Insurance operates a regional hub in the CityLine area of Richardson. (Courtesy State Farm) To mark its 100th anniversary, insurance company State Farm,...

Richardson to launch ‘Things To Do’ newsletter spotlighting upcoming events

Richardson officials are planning a new weekly newsletter highlighting upcoming events put on by the city and its partners. (Courtesy city of Richardson)Richardson officials...

John Jacobs, EVP of economic development, retiring after 25 years

Staff profile: John Jacobs, executive vice president of economic development In 1996, Bill Clinton was president, and the Dallas Cowboys won their fifth Super Bowl.That...

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...

Dunkin’ to offer free coffee on opening day of new Richardson...

Dunkin' plans to open a new location in Richardson on Jan. 18. (Courtesy Dunkin')Dunkin' will offer free coffee Jan. 18 in honor of the...

Richardson to increase branding efforts in The Core District

Richardson City Council recently received a presentation on branding efforts in The Core District. (Screenshot courtesy city of Richardson)Richardson City Council received details of...

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...
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