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Lightning Blamed For Overnight Fire That Destroys Home; Damages Expected to Exceed $750,000; No Injuries

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(August 21, 2009) Frisco fire investigators suspect lightning caused an early morning fire that destroyed a home. Dispatchers received a call at 5:21 a.m. this morning about a house fire in the 5000 block of Pinehurst, located in Stonebriar Estates. Firefighters were dispatched at 5:22 a.m. Firefighters arrived at 5:31 a.m. to find thick smoke and the home fully engulfed …

Collin County Government News

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The lines have been (re)drawnIN ORDER TO BALANCE out the populations between the four County Commissioners’ precincts, their boundaries have been redrawn, and go into effect Jan. 1, 2010. The Commissioners Court approved the new precinct plan during the Aug. 10, 2009, court session. MORE. Swine flu updates for parents, schools & Dr.’s officesA FEW MONTHS AGO, the school year ended with the H1N1 (swine …

Frisco Police Report 08/13/2009 to 08/19/2009

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8/13/2009  12:04AM Brief Narrative: 09079625 8000 BLK GAYLORD  PKWY  Subject stopped for making a right hand turn out of a straight only lane.   Subsequently arrested for DWI.   8/13/2009   1:13AM Brief Narrative: 09079638  PRESTON RD  /  STONEBROOK PKWY  Known male was arrested for Driving While Intoxicated, as a result of a moving  traffic violation.  8/13/2009   2:20AM Brief Narrative: 09079643  DALLAS PKWY  /  LEBANON RD  Subject was stopped for …

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Frisco Neighborhood Watch General Meeting***Monday, August 24***

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Frisco Neighborhood Watch General Meeting  ***Monday, August 24***    7:00 PM  Meeting Location:   Frisco Police Department  7200 Stonebrook Parkway This month’s meeting topic will be:  Overview of Bicycle Laws, Safe Practices and Much More  Presented by Joel HobackShawnee Trail Cycling Club   All citizens are welcome and encouraged to attend Note: FNW general meetings are conducted on the fourth Monday of the month WWW.FRISCONEIGHBORHOODWATCH.COM …

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City of Frisco Animal Control Officers to Host Wildlife Seminar TONIGHT

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CITY OF FRISCO ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICERS TO HOST WILDLIFE SEMINAR AUGUST 19 (August 18, 2009) As Frisco homes and businesses develop where there were once wide open spaces, it is not unusual for residents to have a close encounter with wildlife. On Wednesday, August 19, the City of Frisco's Animal Control Division is hosting a seminar to educate residents about …

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Frisco Police Remind Motorists of School Zone Speed Limits and New State Law Banning the Use of Hand Held Cell Phones in School Zones

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FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department would like to remind citizens that with Frisco schools starting back next week, the 20 mph school zone speed limits will return. In addition, beginning September 1st officers will also enforce a new state law that prohibits the use of hand held cell phones in all school zones throughout the city.

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New Spray Ground Open

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Don’t hang up those swim suits for the summer just yet.  The newest addition to summer fun in Frisco is now open!  A new spray ground has opened at Bi Centennial Park, next to the popular Frisco Commons Park.  It is recommended that those visiting the new spray ground use the parking lot available at Frisco Commons Park (8000 McKinney …

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Frisco Police Report 08/05/2009 to 08/12/2009

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    8/5/2009  12:30AM            Brief Narrative:     09076831       9000 BLK PRESTON TRACE  BLVD                                               Unknown suspect(s) entered unlocked vehicle in front driveway and took property.   8/5/2009  12:46AM            Brief Narrative:     09076836       6000 BLK HILLCREST  RD                                               Two unknown suspects took 18pk of beer without paying from 7‑11                                               at Hillcrest. Suspects drove away in red passenger car with unknown license                                               …