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Council approves tax abatement agreement for Lakeside DFW, names senior center architect
Now that plans are in place for the 150-acre Lakeside DFW mixed-use project, Flower Mound and project officials are moving forward on bringing top commercial tenants to it.
Library to host Flower Mound history overview
Long time Flower Mound residents Alton Bowman and Mark Glover will provide a historical overview of The Flower Mound, the town’s historic landmark, its colorful history and rich heritage from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Flower Mound Public Library, 3030 Broadmoor Lane.
Resident to celebrate 100th birthday
Flower Mound resident Leland Mebine will celebrate his 100th birthday June 26.
LISD receives preliminary STAAR results
Lewisville ISD recently received preliminary results of the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR) test, which was administered in the spring.
LISD approves salary increases, first-grade report card changes
The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees on Monday approved salary increases for all eligible employees for the 2013-14 school year.
Mosquito samples test positive for West Nile virus
The town of Flower Mound Environmental Health Services has confirmed mosquito samples collected in the 6600 Block of Orchard Drive have tested positive for the West Nile virus. This is the second positive sample of mosquitoes found in the town this year.
Governor signs Nelson's bills as veto period ends
The veto period for the 83rd Regular Session of the Texas Legislature expired Sunday with 40 bills by Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, having survived the governor's veto pen.
Developers move to Plan B to fund River Walk
Having a Municipal Management District (MMD) in place to help fund The River Walk at Central Park is no longer an option, so developers for the project are moving on to other ideas.
Patriotic concert scheduled to celebrate Independence Day
Celebrate Independence Day with patriotic music that evokes inspiring moments in the history of the county.
P&Z recommends county office, additional access points off FM 2499
The Flower Mound Planning and Zoning Commission on Monday recommended for town council approval a replat and a site plan for the new Denton County Precinct 4 facility.
NCTC offers 'fast track' program
A new program offering a “fast track” to college credit will debut on the Flower Mound campus of North Central Texas College this fall.
Salary increases proposed for LISD budget
The Lewisville ISD Board of Trustees got its first look at the 2013-14 budget during a work session Tuesday, and board members were pleased that the district is financially sound enough to propose salary increases this year.
Flower Mound chamber president resigns
Flower Mound Chamber of Commerce President Suzanne Sutton has resigned, according to a letter sent out by board chairwoman Lori Salisbury.
Community meeting set to discuss The River Walk
Centurion American is hosting a community meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Salerno's Restaurant, 3407 Long Prairie Road, to discuss The River Walk at Central Park project with the community. The meeting format will include a presentation by the developer, Mehrdad Moayedi and his consultants and will be followed by a question and answer session in which the residents can engage in discussion with the development team and solicit feedback.
Governor signs law to reduce EOC exams (updated)
Gov. Rick Perry signed House Bill 5 into law Monday, giving teachers and students the break from standardized tests they had been asking for.
Flower Mound hires search firm for next FMPD chief, selects interim police chief
With the upcoming retirement of long-time Flower Mound Police Chief Kenneth Brooker, the town has begun searching for the next leader of the Flower Mound Police Department. On June 7, Town Manager Jimmy Stathatos selected David James, a well-known leader in law enforcement, as Interim Police Chief.
Nelson asks governor to include MMD on special session agenda
Sen. Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) sent a letter Thursday to Gov. Rick Perry asking him to add an item to the special session agenda to address a possible municipal management district (MMD) for The River Walk at Central Park. Rep. Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound) plans to send a similar letter Monday, a spokesman for Parker’s office said Friday.
UNT-NCTC agreement to create pathways for student transfer
North Central Texas College students seeking a four-year degree will have an easier transfer process to the University of North Texas as the result of a new transfer partnership agreement between the two schools.
Flower Mound recognizes first Hometown Hero
Lt. Col. Bob Callanan was recognized as Flower Mound's first Hometown Heroes recipient Monday during the town council meeting.
Council members describe scene in Oklahoma
It didn't take long for Flower Mound residents to respond to the needs of those impacted by the tornadoes that took place last month in Moore, Okla.
Argyle ISD to allow faculty to carry guns
In direct response to the tragedy in December at Newtown. Conn., officials with the Argyle ISD voted to approve allowing faculty and staff to carry concealed firearms on the district's campuses. The approval came during a meeting on May 20.
Women's group lends a heart
Got a child or know of one with a need? The Argyle Community Civic League has a mandate to help.
Council approves street name changes within Lakeside DFW
In addition to providing retail and housing options for the southern end of Flower Mound, the Lakeside DFW project should also clear up some street name confusion.
Town to host junior police academy
Students who have an interest in the inner workings of the police department will get their chance to learn more this summer.
Hayden asks Parker, Nelson for MMD help
Flower Mound Mayor Tom Hayden sent a letter to Sen. Jane Nelson (R-Flower Mound) and Rep. Tan Parker (R-Flower Mound) to ask for their help in helping get a municipal management district (MMD) for The River Walk at Central Park placed on the agenda for the 83rd Texas Legislature's special session.
Nelson honored for legislative work
Texas State Senator Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, today was named one of the best legislators of the 2013 legislative session by Capitol Inside. She was one of four senators to make the list and the only Republican woman.
Flower Mound Town Council Message: June
It’s that wonderful time of year marking the end of another school year and the beginning of summer.
Downing students discuss alternative energy
As the country continues to explore alternative sources of energy, a group of sixth-graders at Downing Middle School has joined in the search.
River Walk plans could change as special district bill fails
When Mehrdad Moayedi stood before the Flower Mound Town Council in April to describe his vision for The River Walk at Central Park, he did so with the assumption that a special district would likely be created to help fund the mixed-use project.
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