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Posted on: February 29, 2024

Annual Water System Maintenance Planned March 4 – April 1

(February
29, 2024) The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) will temporarilychange the disinfectant in its water treatment process from March 4 through
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Posted on: February 24, 2024

Southbound Dallas Pkwy Closed Nightly at Cotton Gin Feb 26 - Mar 6

(February 24, 2024) As part of NTTA’s Dallas North Tollway widening project, southbound Dallas Parkway will be closed nightly at Cotton Gin Road for over a week, starting Monday night, February 26.  

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Posted on: February 25, 2024

Weekly Roadwork Roundup - February 26, 2024

(February 25, 2024)  The following roadway projects may impact traffic. Unless noted otherwise, expect an estimated two weeks for completion (weather permitting). 

Ongoing Pavement Repairs:

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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Panther Creek Parkway closed at Dallas Parkway Wednesday night, February 28

(February 27, 2024) As part of NTTA’s Tollway widening project, the middle of the intersection of Panther Creek Pkwy. & Dallas Pkwy. will be closed Wednesday night, February 28 beginning at 8 p.m. and will reopen by 5 a.m. on Thursday mornin...

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Posted on: February 19, 2024 | Last Modified on: October 3, 2014

Frisco Police Arrest Subject for Aiding Suicide

(February 19, 2024) The Frisco Police Department has arrested a subject for aiding the suicide of another individual. 

On November 20, 2023, Frisco PD Officers responded to suspicious activity at Frisco Commons Park, located at 8000 McKinney Road,...

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Posted on: February 18, 2024

Weekly Roadwork Roundup - February 19, 2024

(February 18, 2024)  The following roadway projects may impact traffic. Unless noted otherwise, expect an estimated two weeks for completion (weather permitting). 

Ongoing Pavement Repairs:

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

New sections of Legacy Drive and Fields Parkway now open

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(February 14, 2024) A new section of Legacy Dr. is now open to traffic between Panther Creek Pkwy. and PGA Pkwy, providing a continuous route through Frisco from SH 121 to University Dr. (US 380). (See PDF of map).  A new traffic signal at the in...

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Posted on: February 4, 2024

Dallas Named Host for FIFA World Cup 26™ Semi-final

(February 4, 2024)  Dallas is shining in the global spotlight as FIFA announced a FIFA World Cup 26TM Semi-final will be played at Dallas Stadium (AT&T Stadium) in the city of Arlington. Overall, Arlington will host nine matches of the most p...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024

New Online Map Shows Dallas Parkway Lane Closures & Construction Updates

(January 31, 2024) Keep up with the latest lane closures during ongoing Dallas Parkway construction with an all new interactive story map. The Traffic Engineering and GIS Divisions created this online map because of the increasing number of varying lane c...

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Posted on: December 1, 2023

Universal Destinations & Experiences Officially Introduces Universal Kids - Resort in Frisco, Texas

Universal Destinations & Experiences Creates First-Ever Theme Park Concept for Families With Young Children: Universal Kids Resort

(December 1, 2023) Today, Universal Destinations & Experiences, a division of Comcast NBCUniversal, officially introd...

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Posted on: December 15, 2023

Frisco Police Arrest Subject for Possession of Child Pornography

Frisco Police Arrest Subject for Possession of Child Pornography

(December 15, 2023) The Frisco Police Department has arrested a subject for possession of child pornography after receiving an online tip. 

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Frisco Fire Department Rescues Construction Worker Who Fell 20+ Feet Down Manhole

(November 27, 2023) A construction worker is being airlifted to Medical City Plano after falling more than 20 feet down a manhole earlier this afternoon.  

The incident happened at 2:51 p.m. at 777 Main Street.   The Frisco Fire Departmen...

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Posted on: November 27, 2023

Frisco Police Arrest Burglary Suspect

(November 27, 2023) FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department has arrested a burglary suspect who was shot and wounded by a homeowner while attempting to gain entry into the homeowner’s residence.

On Sunday, November 26, 2023, at approx...

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Posted on: November 20, 2023

UPDATE: Frisco Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Fatal Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, November 20, 2023

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:    

Public Information Office    

972.292.6133    

[email protected]

CALL FOR SERVICE #: 231327...

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Posted on: November 16, 2023

Frisco Police Seek the Public’s Assistance in Fatal Shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Thursday, November 16, 2023 

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Posted on: October 25, 2023

Frisco Resident Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, October 25, 2023

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:    

Public Information Office    

972.292.6133    

[email protected]

CALL FOR SERVICE #: 2310...

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Posted on: October 20, 2023

Frisco Provides 12 More Pickleball Courts Between Two City Parks

(October 20, 2023) The City of Frisco is serving pickleballers more places to play!  Twelve outdoor courts are ready for open play OR by reservation.  Eight of those courts are located at Warren Sports Complex, 7599 Eldorado Park...

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Posted on: September 22, 2023

Notice of Adoption of FY24 Tax Rate

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Adoption of Tax Rate (PDF)

 

 

City of Frisco ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE.  

 

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Frisco's FY2024 Budget Reduces Property Tax Rate, Increases Homestead Exemption

FRISCO’S FY2024 BUDGET REDUCES PROPERTY TAX RATE, INCREASES HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION AND PROVIDES FOR 74 NEW POSITIONS

(September 20, 2023) The City of Frisco’s new budget reduces the property tax rate while raising the homestead exemption. ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2023

Frisco Police Crime Scene Unit Adopts New National Science Standards

Frisco Police Crime Scene Unit Adopts New National Science Standards

(Septemeber 20, 2023) The Frisco Police Department is proud to announce that its Crime Scene Unit has been recognized for voluntarily adopting national forensic standards published by the...

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Posted on: September 8, 2023

Frisco's GIS Staff and Public Safety Program, SAFER, Recognized for Continued Innovation

(September 8, 2023) The City of Frisco Information Technology Department's GIS Division recently received two awards for continued innovative work on SAFER, or Situational Awareness For Emergency Response. The program designed in-house g...

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Posted on: September 5, 2023

Notice of Meeting to Vote on 2023 Tax Rate

(September 5, 2023) A public meeting to vote on the proposed 2023 tax rate will be held September 19, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the George A Purefoy Municipal Center.  Required notices are posted below.

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Posted on: August 29, 2023

Frisco Fire Dept Responds to Drowning Call at Lake Lewisville; One Person Dead, Another Rescued

(August 29, 2023) Just before 3 p.m. today, Frisco Fire Department responded to a call of a ‘man drowning’ in the 7700 block of Snug Harbor in the Hackberry area of Denton County. When they arrived on the scene, Frisco Fire personnel r...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

Wing Set to Expand Drone Delivery in Dallas Metro

This blog is authored by Wing.  [ Wing blog site ]

(August 24, 2023) Wing and Walmart are working together to launch drone delivery in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex in the coming weeks, starting at the Walmart Supercenter 8555 Preston Rd. in Fri...

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Posted on: July 28, 2023

Frisco Police Department Reviews High-Risk Traffic Stop

(July 28, 2023) FRISCO, TX – On the morning of Sunday, July 23rd, 2023, a Frisco Police Officer observed a black Dodge Charger with an out of state license plate leaving a hotel. Due to recent burglaries and vehicle thefts in which Chargers are ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2023

Frisco raises residential Homestead Exemption for second consecutive year

(June 22, 2023) All Frisco homeowners (with homestead status) are getting a bigger break on their property tax bill.  This week, the Frisco City Council unanimously voted to raise the residential homestead exemption to 15% -- up from 12.5%. &...

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Posted on: June 28, 2023

Gas leak stopped; 'shelter in place' advisory lifted

(June 28, 2023 – 4:05 p.m.) Atmos crews have stopped the gas leak.  Electricity remains off; however, crews are working to restore power.   The ‘shelter in place’ advisory is lifted.  Thank you for ...

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Posted on: June 19, 2023

Lee Glover named Frisco Fire Chief, assumes role effective immediately

(June 19, 2023) Frisco’s City Manager says the best person to lead the Frisco Fire Department into the future already calls Frisco ‘home’.   

Wes Pierson, City Manager, is promoting Lee Glover to Frisco Fire ...

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Posted on: June 16, 2023

Brainstorming 'Open House' About the Rail District to be Held June 20

(June 16, 2023) Share your ideas for redeveloping Frisco’s historic downtown, The Rail District, during an Open House on Tuesday, June 20.  The event will be held inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco Square Blvd.   ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2023

Former Frisco Police Officer Arrested

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(June 14, 2023)The Frisco Police Department has terminated and arrested 34-year-old Kendal Augustus, who was employed as a police officer when allegations surfaced that he had an inappropriate relationship with a student.  

On June 8, 2023, the de...

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Posted on: June 13, 2023

New Traffic Signal on Warren Pkwy. at "Centre at Preston Ridge"

(June 13, 2023) A new traffic signal on Warren Pkwy. just west of Preston Rd. is being activated today in the flashing mode.  This traffic signal will serve the Center at Preston Ridge shopping center on the south side of Warren Pkwy. and the Fri...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Hickory Street closure beginning June 8; scheduled to reopen June 15

(June 7, 2023) Hickory Street will be closed east of Preston Road for a week starting Thursday morning, June 8, at 9:00 a.m. so that new utilities can be extended under the road.  The road is expected to reopen on Thursday, June 15, at the end of...

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Meet candidates for Frisco Fire Chief Thursday, June 1

(May 31, 2023) The public is invited to meet candidates for the Frisco Fire Chief position on Thursday, June 1. The ‘Meet & Greet’ will be held from 6 – 8 p.m. on the fourth floor of City Hall inside the George A. Purefoy Municipal Center, 6101 Frisco...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Three houses struck by lightning within 45 minutes of each other

(May 30, 2023) Just before 3 p.m. this afternoon, the Frisco Fire Department (FFD) was notified of a residence on fire in the 7100 block of Old Province Way.  Fire crews arrived to find fire coming from the roof.   While on scene, firefi...

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

Frisco hires two, additional Assistant City Managers; Management team designed for future

(May 23, 2023) Two new faces are joining the team of Assistant City Managers in Frisco. Rob Millar and E.A. Hoppe will begin their new roles this summer.  Wes Pierson, City Manager, selected Millar and Hoppe (pronounced Hop-ee) from a po...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

Frisco Police Take Student into Custody for Online Threat

Frisco Police Take Student into Custody for Online Threat  

FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department has taken a Maus Middle School student into custody for an online threat made over the weekend.

On Sunday, May 7, 2023, around 1:30 pm, the Frisco...

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Posted on: May 6, 2023

Frisco General and Special Bond Election results May 6, 2023

(UPDATED  - 11:15 p.m., May 6, 2023) Results will be released for the City of Frisco General and Special Bond Election will be posted on this page: https://www.friscotexas.gov/1842/May-6-2023-Election-Results.
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Posted on: May 1, 2023

City Revokes Special Event Permit for the Frisco Fair

(May 2, 2023 - Update) “The safety our residents and visitors to Frisco is our top priority. For this reason we will not wait until someone is seriously injured or killed before we take steps to keep our community safe. What we saw Saturday night at the F...

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Posted on: April 25, 2023

Frisco Police Investigate Multiple Jewelry Thefts from Persons, Remind Residents of Safety Tips

(April 25, 2023) Frisco Police are investigating multiple thefts reported in which unsuspecting victims had their jewelry removed by unknown subjects. 

Since the beginning of March of 2023, the Frisco Police Department has received nine reports of...

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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Frisco hires global design firm IDEO to create vision for Grand Park

(April 21, 2023) The City of Frisco is taking ‘next steps’ to make the greater Grand Park a reality.  But those next steps will move a little differently – and at a faster pace.  

“We’re t...

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Posted on: April 14, 2023

Wanted Subject Barricades Inside Apartment, Standoff Ensues

Wanted Subject Barricades Inside Apartment, Standoff Ensues

(April 14, 2023) The Frisco Police Department assisted the Texas Rangers serving an arrest warrant in which the wanted subject barricaded himself inside an acquaintance’s residence and u...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Governor Abbott Announces Frisco Designated Music Friendly Texas Certified Community

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(March 28, 2023) Governor Greg Abbott today announced the City of Frisco, having completed the multi-step certification process, has been designated a Music Friendly Texas Certified Community by the Tex...

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Little Ranch Road closed at Teel Parkway starting Monday, March 27

(March 24, 2023) Little Ranch Rd will be closed permanently between the wastewater treatment plant and Teel Pkwy starting Monday, March 27 (see attached map).  This gravel road is being removed so that a new road can be built in its place with a ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2023

Remembering Former Frisco Mayor Bob Warren

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(March 13, 2023) With a heavy heart, we’re sad to share news about the passing of Mayor Bob Warren, who died at 102.  ‘Mayor Bob’ served three-terms as mayor, 1989 – 1996. Prior to being elected mayor, he s...

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Posted on: March 21, 2023

Traffic switch on Legacy Drive between SH 121 and Warren Parkway on Wednesday, March 22

(March 22, 2023) UPDATE:  Due to wet weather, only one northbound lane will open to drivers this week. Once pavement is completely dry, crews can stripe the second lane. 

(March 21, 2023) As part of the City’s widening project, ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Frisco Approves Zoning for Theme Park, $12.7M in Performance-based Financial Incentives

(March 7, 2023) Tonight, the City of Frisco approved zoning to allow Universal Parks & Resorts (FTVN Corp.)  to move forward to develop its ‘one-of-a kind theme park’ specifically designed for families with young children,...

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Posted on: March 6, 2023

Frisco Police Investigate Aggravated Robbery and Shooting, Suspects Arrested

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 6, 2023

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Public Information Office    

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Posted on: March 4, 2023

New Frisco Public Library now open; regular hours resume March 5

(March 4, 2023) Check it out! The new Frisco Public Library is now open with three times the space, more computers and high-tech amenities, a larger learning playscape, a social staircase and a towering, skeletal model dinosaur centerpiece! &...

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

New Frisco Public Library Opens March 4 Following Ribbon Cutting

NEW FRISCO PUBLIC LIBRARY OPENS MARCH 4 FOLLOWING RIBBON CUTTING; CHECK OUT SHUTTLE SERVICE, ‘KNOW BEFORE YOU GO’ WEBPAGE

(March 4, 2023) The new Frisco Public Library opens March 4 in a new location with three times the space. This ‘adap...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

Frisco Recruiting Residents to Volunteer for Comprehensive Plan Committee, Help Shape Future

(January 19, 2023)  ‘How would you like to see Frisco’s remaining 16-percent of undeveloped land take shape?’

That’s one of the question’s staff will be posing to members of the Comprehens...

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Posted on: January 19, 2023

McAfee Announces New Regional Headquarters at The Star in Frisco

(January 19, 2023) McAfee, a global leader in online protection, is proud to announce its new regional headquarters located in Frisco, Texas.

McAfee will occupy facilities located at The Star in Frisco starting mid-2023. As the latest corporate addition to...

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Posted on: January 11, 2023

Universal Parks & Resorts Plans to Bring New Concept for Families with Young Children to Frisco, TX

 First of its kind theme park to feature immersive themed areas, attractions and entertainment that celebrate Universal stories and characters(January 11, 2023) Universal Parks & Resorts announces a one-of-a-kind theme park, unlike any other ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2022

City of Frisco Taps Resources to Bring Brewery, Tourism Dollars to Downtown

City crafts new public-private partnership with Rollertown Beerworks

(November 15, 2022) The City of Frisco is a step closer to approving a new public-private partnership with a brewery production facility which, city leaders believe, will pour tourism dol...

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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Dallas North Tollway Ramps Closed Near Panther Creek Parkway

(October 18, 2022) Due to NTTA's Dallas North Tollway (DNT) Widening Project three ramps to and from the DNT are closed near the intersection of Dallas Pkwy and Panther Creek Pkwy. The specific closures are listed below and shown in the attached ...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

Frisco Keeps Property Tax Rate Same for 6th Consecutive Year; FY23 Budget Provides 47 New Positions

(September 21, 2022) For the sixth consecutive year, the City of Frisco’s property tax rate will stay the same  at .4466.  Last night, the Frisco City Council unanimously approved an operating balanced budget, which includes a ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2022

Highly Anticipated North Texas Park Debuts Name, Announces Board of Directors

(September 6, 2022) Kaleidoscope Park, previously referred to as Community Performance Park, is poised to become one of the most innovative, inclusive, and programmed public greenspaces in North Texas. Kaleidoscope Park is expected to open in late 2023.&a...

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Posted on: August 18, 2022

Dallas North Tollway Fourth Lane Project in Frisco Now Underway

New Lane Will be Added in Each Direction

(Aug. 17, 2022) Drivers who use the Dallas North Tollway (DNT) in Frisco will soon see work underway to make their commutes easier and provide better access to developments near the DNT.

The North Texas Tollway Autho...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

NTMWD Provides Update on Progress of Water Plant Maintenance

(July 19, 2022) The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) is maintaining its call to action for continued reduction of outdoor watering by customers despite the progress being made to complete the critical maintenance at the Wylie Water Treatment P...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Frisco Names New City Manager; Wes Pierson to Start in New Role August 2

 (May 23, 2022) Following a nationwide search, the City of Frisco names Wes Pierson as its new city manager.  Pierson has more than 13 years of city management experience, including nearly 7 years as city manager in the Town of Addison w...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Governor Abbott Announces Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association Corporate Center in Frisco

(April 27, 2022) Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) will establish a new corporate center in Frisco, Texas. TIAA is a leading provider of secure retirements and outcome-focused investment soluti...

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Posted on: October 24, 2021

Frisco Police Investigate Fatality Crash

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(October 24, 2021) Frisco Police are investigating a crash that left one person dead.  The crash occurred around 7:30 AM on Sunday, October 24, 2021, just east of the intersection of US 380 and Coit Road.

 

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