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Traffic Advisory: Concert at the Ford Center Monday Night, July 31

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(July 29, 2017) There will be increased traffic around the Ford Center Monday night, July 31, due to a concert.  Local traffic might experience delay on Gaylord Parkway between Warren Parkway and John Hickman Parkway between 5:00 p.m. and midnightand should use an alternate route to avoid event traffic.  Event Traffic When arriving at the event, motorists approaching along Preston Road …

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Three Mosquito Pools Test Positive For West Nile Virus; Frisco To Treat With Larvicide Today, Spray Saturday, Sunday Nights

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(July 28, 2017) The City of Frisco will spray for mosquitoes after receiving confirmation three mosquito pools tested ‘positive’ for West Nile virus (WNV).  Frisco Lakes, remote areas in Panther Creek and Cottonwood Creek Park are scheduled for various treatments beginning today through early Monday morning. Beginning today, Friday, July 28, city staff will begin treating remote areas of Panther Creek (click here …

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Say What??

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Recently, the WaterWise crew participated at Freedom Fest.  We had a great booth in a prime location and lots of folks stopped by to talk water conservation, pick up one of the new 2017 Water Quality Reports, and grab an awesome waterwise tote bag.  But without fail we heard residents exclaim in dismay: “We can only water one day a week?!?” That’s right, Frisco has one day …

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Frisco Texas and CauseBot announce team sponsorship in global competition IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

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FRISCO, Texas, July 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Frisco Economic Development Corporation (FEDC) announces its sponsorship of CauseBot, an official team competing in the IBM Watson AI XPRIZE. CauseBot, one of 147 teams across 22 countries accepted into the global competition, is the only team based in Texas. The IBM Watson AI XPRIZE is a four-year, $5M prize competition challenging teams globally to develop and demonstrate how humans can collaborate …

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Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco to Host Public Drive to Provide Supplies to Polly Tadlock Elementary School Teachers

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FRISCO, Texas June 26, 2017 – Mustang Creek Estates of Frisco, an assisted living and memory care community, is excited to host a supply drive in honor of its existing partnership with Polly Tadlock Elementary School, named for a person who holds a special place in the hearts of Frisco residents and the senior living community. Tadlock is a retired …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce State of the City Luncheon

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The Frisco Chamber of Commerce business owners and area residents are invited to join our new Mayor Jeff Cheney at the Chamber’s annual State of the City Luncheon. In the spirit of transparency, the Mayor’s address will lay out his 100-Day Plan to deliver on commitments and critical objectives outlined during the campaign. Mayor Cheney is eager to move Frisco …

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County Receives National Merit Award for Program Excellence

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Debra Sweezer, Chief Operations Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Collin County, receives the prestigious Merit Award for Program Excellence in Innovations for Safety, from Damon A. Williams, Senior Vice President, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Also shown in the picture is Jay Arreguin and Brenda Austin, Branch Directors of the Bob & Joy Darling Frisco Branch. …

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Frisco Police Investigate Shooting

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At approximately 12:09 am, Frisco Police responded to Stewart Creek Apartments, located at 7549 Stonebrook Parkway, in reference to a 911 call of a burglary in progress. The reporting party advised that someone was attempting to break into the apartment and was shot.   Upon arrival, officers located the 43 year old male, who attempted to enter the apartment. He …

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Frisco Chamber of Commerce Announces First Trustee Partner, HCL Technologies, at a Roundtable Discussing HCL’s Expanded Relationship in Frisco

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Frisco, TX  (Tuesday, May 30, 2017) The Frisco Chamber of Commerce announced today a new partnership with  HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global IT services company. In the agreement, HCL Technologies has become the first Trustee-Level partner of the Frisco Chamber of Commerce. The Frisco Chamber of Commerce consists of more than 1,300 member businesses, which represent more than 75,000 …

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HOSPITAL UNDER EVACUATION FOLLOWING MAJOR WATER LEAK

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(April 27, 2017 – 12:05 a.m.) Frisco firefighters and paramedics are evacuating patients from Baylor Scott & White – Centennial Hospital, 12505 Lebanon Road, following a major water leak Wednesday evening.  Hospital officials advise Frisco Fire they plan to relocate all of its 78 patients to other area hospitals. The hospital’s E.R. is not accepting ambulance traffic. Frisco firefighters are …