At the June 6 Dart Board meeting, the Board voted not to approve the debt resolution for financing for the Cotton Belt. The discussion surrounding the agenda item, which failed by one vote, can be viewed here and here. The Dart Board is considering this item again at a special meeting on Tuesday, June 20 at 9am. Addison is chartering […]
Addison’s oldest park, Town Park, will be getting a new playground. At the June 13 City Council Meeting, Council approved a contract with Recreation Consultants of Texas for an amount not to exceed $100,000 to replace a nearly 20-year-old play structure. The design for the new structure was voted on by residents who were offered […]
There’s always something going on in Addison, especially during the summer! Plan your summer ahead with this list of summer events in Addison. For more information, please visit our website here.
North Texas Tollway Authority will close the Dallas North Tollway near the Sam Rayburn Tollway from 9pm on Friday, June 16 through 5am on Monday, June 19. The existing U-turn lane will be converted to a pedestrian walkway between the business developments by the City of Plano. Beams will be placed for the new U-turn […]
The North Texas Tollway Authority (NTTA) will increase toll rates July 1, implementing a biennial toll rate schedule approved in 2009. On average, TollTag member rates will adjust a penny per mile, from 17.06 to 18.01 cents. ZipCash customers pay 50 percent more than the TollTag member rate. “NTTA’s goal is to have every driver […]
Can you see the shape of the dog? This sculpture by renowned artist Eliseo Garcia frames the entrance to the new dog park at Spruill Park. Eliseo has extra pieces of stone on hand and encourages residents to stop by and try their hand at sculpting. He hopes to finish the project by the beginning of July, depending on the […]
Charter Communications, soon to be part of Spectrum, has recently begun a nationwide initiative to deploy and offer WiFi services to municipalities, campuses, stadiums, malls, and populated areas such as parks and plazas. Addison is one of the first cities chosen for the program and will soon be offering FREE WiFi coverage at eleven of […]
On Wednesday, May 24, the Addison Fire Department launched its own Facebook page! Make sure you “like” and “follow” them to receive department updates, safety tips, and much more!
At a Special Meeting on Monday, May 15, the Council canvassed the results of the May 6 City Council Election and officially swore in Mayor Joe Chow and Council Members Tom Braun, Ivan Hughes and Lori Ward. Mayor Pro Tempore Bruce Arfsten recognized and thanked Council Member Dale Wilcox for his service and Deputy Mayor […]
Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this funny Regional Premiere written by Karen Zacarías, one of the most prominent Latina playwrights working today. Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts […]