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Legislative update: 4/16/21

4/16/21   Austin Only seven weeks remain in the 87th Texas Legislature. Lawmakers are working Fridays and even some weekends to pass legislation before...

Week In Review, April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021 This is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Amazon begins rollout of statewide vaccination clinics for employees

The program, which began this week in San Marcos, gives Amazon and Whole Foods employees and contractors direct access to COVID-19 vaccinations. (Courtesy Amazon)...

Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken now open in Richardson

Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken now open in RichardsonKorean fried chicken restaurant bb.q Chicken is now open in Richardson.Korean fried chicken restaurant bb.q...

Dallas County launches COVID-19 vaccine scheduler

Dallas County residents can now schedule a same-day or next-day appointment for their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine at the Fair Park Community...

Sherman property plans for grocer, restaurant in Richardson

As the first building for a restaurant on the 2-acre lot nears completion, developers at 820 and 850 S. Sherman St. in Richardson have...

Bois d’Arc Lake is Now Filling

RICHARDSON – The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) began impounding, or capturing, water at Bois d’Arc Lake. The 16,641-acre lake is the first major...

Why Texas has not yet distributed $18 billion in federal funds...

Federal funding is set aside for public schools to address effects of the pandemic. (Courtesy Adobe Stock) As many school districts across the state finalize...

Quiznos on Belt Line Road in Richardson shuts doors

Quiznos on Belt Line Road in Richardson shuts doors A sign in the window thanked customers for their support but confirmed the business was closed....

UPDATE: ERCOT call for energy conservation ends April 13 without need...

  Update: ERCOT tracked its grid conditions as normal as of 8:14 p.m. April 13, and the grid’s generation and demand are balanced. According to...

Crown Jewelry now open in Richardson

Crown Jewelry now open in Richardson The store offers a variety of rings, bracelets, earrings, watches, chains, pendants and more. Crown Jewelry opened in March at...

State, federal health authorities recommend pause of Johnson & Johnson vaccine...

  The Texas Department of State Health Services is sending more than 140,000 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to providers across the state...

Collin County offers assistance to renters and landlords affected financially by...

Collin County has launched its Emergency Rental Assistance Program to provide residential rent and utility assistance for county residents. (Courtesy Adobe Stock) Collin County has...

4/9/21 Legislative Update

4/9/21 AustinOn behalf of the Richardson Chamber, CEO Bill Sproull submitted written testimony opposing HB 4378, which would create high-priced electric generation capacity markets in...

Week In Review, April 9, 2021

April 9, 2021This is the latest edition of Week In Review - a series of weekly messages from the Mayor and City Council to...

Dunkin’ to open on Belt Line Road in Richardson

Dunkin’ plans to open a new restaurant at 1225 E. Belt Line Road, Richardson, in the former location of Advanced Foot Center. The nationwide chain is...

City Maintains “Triple A” Credit Rating

For the 12th year in a row, both Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s credit rating agencies have reaffirmed Richardson’s “Triple A” status, the highest...

Richardson ISD approves new instructional materials for district pre-K program

Monica Simonds, RISD director of advanced learning programs and services, speaks to the board of trustees April 5. (Screenshot courtesy Richardson ISD)Richardson ISD's pre-K...

Richardson’s Art Contest Winners

RICHARDSON – The winners of Richardson’s inaugural Black History Month: Celebrating Diversity and Inclusion Art Contest were recently announced and include a kindergartener, a...

Wildflowers in Richardson Starting to Bloom

RICHARDSON - Richardson’s wildflowers which were planted last October are starting to bloom. Parks and Recreation Department staff expect the mix of red corn poppy,...

Chick-fil-A now open in Spanish Village Shopping Center on western edge...

A new Chick-fil-A location opened April 8 on the edge of Richardson at 7934 Arapaho Road, Dallas. The restaurant is located in the Spanish...
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