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RPD Utilizes New Tech

 RICHARDSON – Officers with the Richardson Police Department have added new technology to help enhance the way they document, analyze, and report incidents around...

Family 4th Celebration at Breckinridge Park

 RICHARDSON - The annual Family 4th Celebration is scheduled to take place next week Monday at Breckinridge Park with the Richardson Community Band Patriotic...

Optometrist business Focus on Eyes sold to new owner in Richardson

By Jackson King Jackson joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in January of 2022. He graduated in 2020 from Texas A&M with a...

Richardson to offer free shuttle service to Family 4th Celebration

Due to limited on-site parking at Breckinridge Park for Richardson's Family 4th Celebration event, the city will provide a free round-trip shuttle service from...

Medical field graduates in Richardson helping curb staffing shortages

At the end of May, Methodist Richardson Medical Center had nearly 100 registered nurse vacancies to fill.Those vacancies correspond with a growing nursing shortage...

Richardson expands hours at Heights, Huffhines recreation centers

The city of Richardson announced earlier in June that it was changing the hours of its Heights and Huffhines recreation centers for the summer....

Week In Review, June 24, 2022

June 24, 2022 This is the latest edition of Week In Review — a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Texas Supreme Court upholds Texas Central right to eminent domain power

Editor's note: This story has been updated with a comment from Texas CentralThe Texas Supreme Court issued a 5-3 ruling upholding Texas Central’s right...

Richardson reviews nearly $600K in park projects, prepares for upcoming work

The city of Richardson reviewed recent and upcoming parks and recreation projects in a recent City Council meeting.The review on June 20 was part...

Plano ISD board approves $38.9M budget deficit for 2022-23 school year

Trustees in Plano ISD adopted the 2022-23 budget during its June 21 meeting. The budget includes a $226.9 million recapture payment. (Erick Pirayesh/Community Impact...

Texas Capital Bank planning to open Richardson campus in 2023

Texas Capital Bank is scheduled to relocate to a campus at 1001 E. Lookout Dr. in Richardson by the end of 2023. (Emily Davis/Community...

UPDATE: Pacheco wins runoff election for Richardson ISD District 2 seat

Vanessa Pacheco defeated Sherry Clemens in the Richardson ISD board of trustees District 2 race, according to unofficial totals from Dallas County. (Courtesy Vanessa...

123 Andres Perform at RPL

Today, Grammy Award-winning artist 123 Andres performed at the Richardson Public Library. Through their music the duo helped get children and families up and...

Week In Review, June 17, 2022

June 17, 2022 This is the latest edition of Week In Review — a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

The Wine Authority in Richardson now under new ownership

The Wine Authority in Richardson went under new ownership effective June 15 (Jackson King/Community Impact Newspaper) The Wine Authority in Richardson is under new ownership...

Richardson’s Heights Family Aquatic Center to remain closed for summer

Heights Family Aquatic Center will remain closed for the 2022 summer swimming season. (Courtesy Richardson Today) Richardson announced June 15 that the Heights Family Aquatic...

Closure of Heights Family Aquatic Center to Continue Due to Lifeguard...

The Heights Family Aquatics Center will remain closed during the 2022 summer swim season due to a shortage of available lifeguards. However, efforts continue...

Richardson ISD board sees improvement in end of year results

Richardson ISD reviewed its end of year results, including STAAR scores and MAP results, during a June 13 board of trustees meeting. (William C....

City Council OKs expansion plan at Volkswagen of Richardson

Volkswagen of Richardson is planning to undergo renovations starting this summer at its location at 300 N. Central Expressway. (Jackson King/Community Impact Newspaper) Richardson City...

Assistant City Manager Shanna Sims-Bradish Accepts Expanded Role with City of...

Richardson’s Assistant City Manager of Administrative and Leisure Services Shanna Sims-Bradish is ending a nearly decade-long career with the City of Richardson effective June...

Brakes Plus offering automative services at new location in Richardson

By Jackson King Jackson joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in January of 2022. He graduated in 2020 from Texas A&M with a...
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