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Paycheck Protection Program available

With the passage by the federal government of the CARES stimulus package, small business first shot begins on Friday, April 3. While not all...

The good, bad and ugly of video conferencing

The mute button is your friend.Oh the stories of virtual misadventure….a minister accidentally unmutes his virtual congregation to hear pub-level chit chat instead of...

CBD American Shaman makes hand sanitizer, cleansing wash for franchise stores,...

The CBD American Shaman location on North Plano Road in Richardson has received a shipment of of the Shaman Cleansing Wash. (Courtesy CBD American...

Richardson Family Makes Masks With 3D Printers

 [embedded content]RICHARDSON – A Richardson family that is quarantined inside their home decided to start a project to bring them closer together while giving...

Week In Review, April 3, 2020

April 3, 2020Here is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Roundup: 5 Richardson restaurants give back during the coronavirus outbreak

The 400 for 500 campaign at Communion Neighborhood Cooperative donates benevolent meals to those in need. (Courtesy Communion Neighborhood Cooperative)These Richardson restaurants are donating...

Dallas County extends stay-at-home order through May 20

Dallas County Commissioners voted April 3 to extend the county's stay-at-home order through May 20. (Courtesy Brian Jackson/Adobe Stock)Dallas County Commissioners voted April 3...

American Red Cross avoids near-shortage of blood donations, urges donors to...

The American Red Cross is urging people to continue donating blood to avoid any shortages during the COVID-19 outbreak. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)When concerns about...

Darbey’s StoryWalk Still Accessible

[embedded content]RICHARDSON – Darbey’s StoryWalk located outside of the Richardson Public Library is one of several places around the City still accessible to the...

ROUNDUP: 5 recent stories on the DFW area’s continued coronavirus response

The Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Health Department has been busy assisting the district with health initiatives, such as delivering meals. (Courtesy Amy Taldo)Read the latest coronavirus...

People with Phones Should Avoid Visiting Fire Stations

[embedded content] RICHARDSON – The men and women of the Richardson Fire Department are continuing to serve the community during the Coronavirus pandemic and while...

Dallas County judge clarifies shelter-in-place order, condemns businesses that violate it

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced April 2 new provisions within the shelter-in-place order meant to stem the rapid increase of coronavirus cases. (Screenshot...

Medical gear, sanitation items donated to first responders in Richardson

Local bar and restaurant Lockwood Distilling Co. donated hand sanitizer to the Richardson police and fire departments. (Courtesy Richardson Police Department)Richardson first responders are...

Dog Haus Biergarten helps Richardson residents avoid trips to the grocery...

Items in the Haus Market include ketchup, mustard, juices, fruits and vegetables, King's Hawaiian Rolls, cookies and more. (Courtesy Dog Haus Biergarten)Dozens of customers...

Sen. John Cornyn discusses provisions laid out in CARES Act

President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion package March 27 to provide relief during the coronavirus pandemic. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)President Donald Trump signed the...

Coronavirus coverage roundup in the Dallas-Fort Worth area

Members of the Frisco Downtown Merchants Association have created a daily digital support meeting during the coronavirus pandemic. The group's members are working together...

Texas sees 77% increase in unemployment insurance claims during week ending...

Initial claims for unemployment insurance rates are increasing across the nation in the midst of COVID-19. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)As the coronavirus pandemic continues and...

Commuinicating in the world of COVID-19

First let me express the hope that all of you and your families are staying safe and free of this viral pandemic that has...

Census responses ahead of U.S. in Dallas-Fort Worth, growth highest in...

Collin, Denton, Dallas and Tarrant counties have a higher response rate than the state of Texas as of Mach 31. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)Dallas-Fort Worth...

Partners Provide Food To Help RISD Families Get Through the Weekend

Richardson ISD will be able to provide families with a box of provisions for the weekend through partnerships with Network of Community Ministries, Café...
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