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Watters Creek at Montgomery Farm, the popular 750,000-square-foot mixed-use destination in Allen, Texas, is expanding with its much-anticipated new phase, the Lofts at Watters Creek, which will expand multi-family housing options. The expansion will be led by the partnership Trademark Property Co., the Fort Worth-based retail and mixed-use development, investment and services firm, and Pacific Coast Capital Partners, Coventry Real Estate Advisors, and Southern Land Company.
The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn't a simple task.
McKinney police on Wednesday arrested Roger Kessler, a 43-year-old teacher, on suspicion of sexual assault with a child. The homeowner detained a man who was seen trying to flee the home, according to police.
Norsemen are gathering to invade McKinney September 26-28 during Oktoberfest. Their first stop will be at the Collin County Historical Society & Museum for their marching orders.
Cars pack Central Expressway's main lanes just north of LBJ Freeway, while a handful of drivers use the carpool lanes that run down the middle of the highway and connect to LBJ. The Regional Transportation Council on Thursday backed off plans for tolls on Central Expressway's car pool lanes amid hopes that state lawmakers will finally shore up transportation funding shortfalls next year.
Celebrate the arrival of cooler temperatures with a trip to your favorite area farmers market this weekend! From free fitness classes to new vendors, Dallas-area markets are gearing up for fall with subtle shifts in their offerings. Many of these markets offer more than the usual fare of fruits and vegetables.
After an outcry from Collin County residents and leaders, regional transportation planners officially slammed the brakes on a controversial plan to introduce tolls on a busy North Texas highway. If approved, the plan would have allowed single drivers to use the HOV lanes on U.S. 75 Central Expressway from Richardson up to Allen as long as they paid a toll.
A power outage shut down the Collin County Courthouse Tuesday in McKinney, delaying government proceedings for at least a day. A message on the county's website cited a power outage and said all county offices were closed and court cases were postponed until Wednesday, when electricity should be restored.
Since 2006, the City House nonprofit has offered shelter for homeless kids and young adults in two houses in Plano, smack in the middle of residential neighborhoods. City House claims the kids' neighbors never seemed to mind.
An electrical outage has shut down a North Texas county courthouse and delayed government proceedings for at least a day. ?The Collin County Courthouse in McKinney was closed Tuesday.
Reports say the building lost power around 9:00pm Monday night and crews have been working to try and get the electricity on again. The Collin County Courthouse is closed today due to a power outage.
The path to a better future is on hold for two homeless teens after an HOA board filed suit to keep them from moving into a Frisco neighborhood. The PR2 Homeowners Association cites harm to the Plantation Resort 2 neighborhood and its home values if the girls move in as part of a transitional living program just starting in this Collin County suburb.
Developers say they want to develop two luxury condo towers and retail on land owned by the Haggard property in Plano. The developer behind One Haggard Place has the go-ahead to move forward on the luxury residential community.
After a spring hailstorm ruined the roof of her year-old house in Collin County, near Melissa, Margaret Walsh had solar shingles installed. One day last May, a small fleet of green and white trucks pulled up to Betsy Evans' East Dallas condominium.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 10:01 pm
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