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Posted on: May 26, 2016

Firefighters Monitoring Natural Gas Levels in 12000 Block of Pleasant Grove Drive

UPDATE (5:48 P.M.) - The leak has been stopped. Fire units are clearing the scene.

(May 26, 2016) Frisco firefighters are monitoring natural gas levels in the 12000 block of Pleasant Grove Drive following a gas line break. Pleasant Grove Drive is close...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Traffic Alert: Traffic Switch on Panther Creek Parkway at FM 423 on Tuesday, May 31

(May 26, 2016) As part of TxDOT’s widening project on FM 423, traffic patterns will be modified at the intersection of Panther Creek Parkway and FM 423 on Tuesday, May 31 (weather permitting). (The west side of the intersection is called Woodlake Parkway...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Road closures on Saturday due to concert at Toyota Stadium

(May 26, 2016) Various roads will be closed near Toyota Stadium before and after the Jimmy Buffett Concert on Saturday, May 28, as described below. Due to recent rains, concert goers should not park in grass fields unless clearly marked with signs and pa...Read on...

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Posted on: May 5, 2016

UPDATE: Frisco Police Identify Invasive Visual Recording Suspect


(May 24, 2016) The Frisco Police Department would like to thank the public for their help in identifying the suspect in an invasive visual recording case. He is alleged to have used a cell phone to video or photograph a juvenile female in the female porti...Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2016

Lightning Suspected in Three Morning House Fires

(May 23, 2016) Fire investigators suspect lightning caused three Frisco house fires on Monday morning. No one was injured. Investigators say all three homes suffered “moderate to major damage”. Investigators estimate damages range from $50,000 - $150,00,...Read on...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Public Utility Commission Takes Action to Move Forward to 'Bury the Lines'

(May 19, 2016) This morning, the Public Utility Commission (PUC) voted to instruct staff to prepare an order for placing the majority of a proposed electrical transmission line underground on Main Street from Legacy Drive to F.M. 423. The approval Order i...Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2016

Fire Sprinkler System Helps Limit Damages to Restaurant Following Early Morning Fire

(May 21, 2016) Investigators credit a fire sprinkler system with greatly reducing damages to a restaurant following an early morning fire. An equipment malfunction is blamed for starting a kitchen fire at Posados, 9500 block of S.H. 121. Investigators s...Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2016

Frisco Earns 'Bicycle Friendly Community' Designation; New Pump Track To Open Late May

(May 18, 2016) Cyclists are pumped following news Frisco can add ‘Bicycle Friendly’ to its list of distinctions.

Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized Frisco with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFCSM) award. Frisco joins seven ot...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Travel-Related Zika Case Confirmed

(May 9, 2016) Collin County Health Care Services confirms a Frisco resident has tested positive for the Zika virus. The case involves a woman who traveled outside the U.S. The patient is not pregnant. Zika virus is spread by infected mosquitos. To date...Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2016

Unofficial Tabulation for May 7 Joint General Election & Special Election

Final election results are in: There will be a runoff in both city council races -- and the alcohol proposition was defeated. In Collin County, 40 of 40 vote centers are tabulated; In Denton County, 10 of 10 precincts are tabulated.Read on...

For unofficial results, click here.
Posted on: May 10, 2016

'The Star' Unveils Plans for New Retail Experience

The Star Rendering

(May 4, 2016) – Excitement for The Star in Frisco continues to build with the unveiling of plans for a 200,000 square foot retail block. Storefronts will line The Star Boulevard, Winning Drive and Cowboys Way at The Star, and will provide guests with a Da...Read on...

Read more from the Dallas Cowboys here.
Posted on: April 29, 2016

Jeff McKito Joins Communications Team

The City of Frisco is welcoming Jeff McKito to its communications team.
McKito will serve as the Video Producer, overseeing the city’s cable channel, producing video content, and assisting the department with media relations. Before starting with the c...Read on...

Posted on: April 29, 2016

Updated: 4:34 p.m. - Section of Gaylord Parkway Shutdown Following Gas Line Break

Updated - 4:34 pm: Gas was shut off as of 4:34 p.m. All lanes of traffic have reopened.

(April 29, 2016) Westbound Gaylord Parkway -- between Avenue of the Stars and Dallas Parkway – is shutdown following a natural gas line break in the 7400 block of G...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Lightning Blamed for Two Overnight House Fires

(April 27, 2016) Fire investigators say lightning caused two overnight house fires that happened less than seven minutes apart and resulted in more than a million dollars in total estimated damages. No one was seriously hurt.

Dispatch was alerted by ...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

UPDATE: Frisco Police Release Cause of Death in Ongoing Investigation

Missing Woman and Children

UPDATE (April 21, 2016) The Collin County Medical Examiner’s Office determined that Christine Woo’s cause of death was a suicide through overdose. The investigation, completed by the Frisco Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division (CID), demon...Read on...

Posted on: April 21, 2016

Frisco Council Approves 'Dog Friendly' Patio Option for Interested Restaurants

(April 21, 2016) On Tuesday, the Frisco City Council approved changes to the city’s health ordinance giving restaurant owners the option to allow dogs on their dining patios.

Restaurants interested in becoming ‘Dog Friendly’ in Frisco must apply for a...Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2016

$11.2 Million Park Expansion is 'Home Run' at Bacchus Community Park

(March 19, 2016) A growing park for a growing population. On Saturday, Frisco celebrated the $11.2 million expansion of Harold Bacchus Community Park, 13995 Main Street (near Independence).

The third phase of park improvements added five baseball fi...Read on...

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

Frisco Police Department Annual Awards

(March 3, 2016) Chief Bruce and the members of the Frisco Police Department are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 annual department awards. The following officers and civilians were selected because of their accomplishments in 2015 and were s...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

Town Hall Meeting is Monday, February 29; Join City Leaders for 2015 'Year in Review', More

(February 26, 2016) Join Frisco city leaders on Monday, February 29 for the next Town Hall event. During the meeting, the City of Frisco will showcase its 'Year in Review', a look back on the accomplishments of 2015 and the projects continuing ‘Progress i...Read on...

Posted on: February 17, 2016

Public Utility Commission Hearing March 3; Frisco, Brazos Electric, PUC Staff Support Burying Lines

(February 17, 2016) The City of Frisco, Brazos Electric and staff of the Public Utility Commission of Texas (PUC), along with other intervenors, have signed the Settlement Stipulation to bury the proposed transmission line at Main Street, from near Legacy...Read on...

Posted on: February 16, 2016

Drury Hotels Announces Plans to Open Drury Inn & Suites in Frisco

(Feb. 16, 2016) – Drury Southwest, Inc., a division of Drury Hotels, is constructing a Drury Inn & Suites on the southeast corner of the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) and Gaylord Parkway in Frisco, Texas. The nine-story Texas hotel project will feature 184 g...Read on...

See the full press release here.
Posted on: February 5, 2016

City Updates Recycling, Trash and Outdoor Watering Schedules for Future Growth

(February 3, 2016) Some Frisco recycling, trash pickup and outdoor watering day designations are evolving with Frisco’s growing population and neighborhood developments.

This means the ‘recycling, trash and outdoor watering day’ will change for appro...Read on...

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Posted on: January 26, 2016

New Frisco Police Public Information Supervisor

(January 25, 2016) The Frisco Police Department would like to introduce Sergeant Jeff Inmon as the new Public Information Supervisor. Sergeant Brad Merritt will be transferring to the Operations Division and will no longer serve as PIO Supervisor, effect...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Frisco Police: Skeletal Remains Found

(January 19, 2016) On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, at approximately 1:40 PM, officers with the Frisco Police Department responded to the 7600 block of Peaceful Lane to a report that skeletal remains had been discovered by a survey crew in the area. Once off...Read on...

Posted on: January 8, 2016

FCS Championship Will Stay in Frisco Through 2020

(January 11, 2016) The NCAA has agreed to a four-year extension with Frisco, Texas, to continue holding the Division I Football Championship title game at Toyota Stadium, hosted by the Southland Conference, the city of Frisco and Hunt Sports Ventures. The...Read on...

See the NCAA website for the full news release.
Posted on: December 28, 2015

Firefighters monitoring second gas leak; 'Stop Work Order' issued for contractors

UPDATED (2:52 p.m.) - The Kent/Williford area gas leak has been stopped. The "stop work order" explained below is still in effect.

(December 17, 2015) Frisco firefighters are monitoring gas levels at a second gas line break located near the intersecti...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

Firefighters monitoring natural gas levels in 5000 block of Normandy Dr.; Limited evacuations

Updated (2:25 pm) - The gas leak has been stopped. Residents may return to their homes.

(December 17, 2015) Eight homes in the 5000 block of Normandy Drive are under a precautionary evacuation after a natural gas line break.

Frisco Fire dispatch was...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

2015 Holiday Hours

(December 16, 2015) The City of Frisco will be operating on a holiday schedule over the next two weeks. Administrative offices at City Hall and the Municipal Court will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 for Christmas Eve and Chris...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

DETOUR: Traffic being diverted on northbound Legacy following gas line break

UPDATE: 9:54 am - The leak has been shut off. Atmos crews are on scene.

(December 15, 2015) Traffic on northbound Legacy Drive, between Wyndam Lane and Main Street, is being diverted following a natural gas line break this morning.

Frisco Firefigh...Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2015

Main Street and Frisco Square Streets Closed Saturday Morning for Frosty 5K, December 12

(December 11, 2015) - The streets surrounding Frisco Square and the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center will be closed Saturday morning, December 12, between 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. for the Frosty 5K race. Main Street will be closed between World Cup Way...Read on...

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Posted on: December 28, 2015

Council Sets New Rates for Water, Sewer

(September 15, 2015) The Frisco City Council has approved rate increases for water and sewer services. Council members also adjusted fees for emergency medical services (EMS).

An average residential utility customer will pay approximately 5% more per...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Aggravated Robbery at Local Apartment Complex

(December 10, 2015) - On Tuesday, December 8, 2015, at approximately 4:14 PM, Frisco Police Department officers responded to 7-11 located at 7950 Gaylord Parkway in response to an aggravated robbery which took place at local apartment complex.

After wi...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Frisco Police investigate Aggravated Robbery

(December 10, 2015) - On Wednesday, December 9, 2015, at approximately 9:00 p.m. , Frisco Police Department officers responded to a residence in the Stonebriar Creek Estates community in reference to an Aggravated Robbery.

According to the victim, thre...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2015

Heavy Rains Result in Sanitary Sewer Overflow; No Threat to Drinking Water

(December 1, 2015) Due to the excessive amount of rainfall over the past four days, the City of Frisco experienced a sanitary sewer manhole overflow up stream of the Stewart Creek West Wastewater Treatment Plant, west of Hartebeest Trail.

“The overf...Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2015

Improperly Discarded Fireplace Ashes Suspected as Cause of House Fire; No One Hurt

(December 1, 2015) Frisco Fire investigators suspect fireplace ashes improperly discarded in a plastic bucket sparked a house fire Saturday, November 28.

The apparent accidental fire involved a single story home in the 1100 block of Red Hawk. A neig...Read on...