Plano Symphony Orchestra To Host Family Series Concert

A unique orchestral performance is coming to Plano on April 18th according to a Plano magazine feature from this week. In it they say: “Storytelling through music! This 45-minute performance features brass quintet, percussion, and professional storyteller Gwen Caldwell exploring how music sets the mood and brings characters to life. Selections will include Frozen and […]

Plano Residents Urged To Conserve Water

Plano residents are asked to refrain from watering their lawns more than two times a week according to a Star Local Media article from March 31st. In it they say: “With spring now rolling around, the city of Plano is asking residents to water their lawns and landscapes no more than twice per week from […]

Plano Student Wins Dallas Regional Spelling Bee, Earns Spot In Nationals

A Plano student by the name of Dhroov Bharatia has won the Dallas Regional Spelling Bee according to a Local Profile article from March 30th. In it they say: “Dhroov Bharatia felt anxious as he finished the Dallas Sports Commission’s 63rd annual Dallas Regional Spelling Bee. A seventh grader at Wilson Middle School, he’s been […]

New Plano Vaccination Hubs

The State is adding more vaccination hubs in North Texas according to an NBC 5 DFW article from January 23rd. In it they say:   “The state of Texas has added additional hubs across the state, including in North Texas, to its list of COVID-19 vaccine providers for the upcoming week. . . . According […]

Plano Community Mourns Long-Serving School Crossing Guard, Bob Manus

A long-time crossing guard by the name of Bob Manus has passed away, leaving behind many mourners according to an NBC 5 DFW article from January 22nd. In it they say:   “For 16 years, Manus safely walked kids to and from Brinker Elementary in Plano. Friday, the corner of Clark and Yeary was filled […]

Plano Fire Chief Leaves Hospital After 16 Day Battle With Covid

Plano Fire Chief Sam Greif goes home after his brutal battle with Covid-19 according to a CBS 21 DFW article from January 18th. In it they say: “He’s battled raging fires and overseen daring rescues. But nothing prepared Sam Greif for what he went through over the last 16 days in a Plano hospital. Chief Greif was […]

Plano Hospital Sets Up Tents to Cope With Influx of Covid Patients

Plano hospitals were forced to set up emergency tents to cope with the influx of Covid-19 Patients according to a Fox 4 article from January 14th. In it they say: “Texas Health’s Presbyterian Hospital in Plano set up tents in its lobby to deal with a significant surge of COVID-19 patients following the holiday season. […]

Plano Fire Chief Hospitalized After Contracting Covid-19

A Plano City fire chief has been hospitalized with Covid-19 according to a January 13 article from ABC 8 WFAA. In it they say: “Plano Fire Chief Sam Greif has been hospitalized with COVID-19, officials confirmed Wednesday. The chief has been in the hospital with the disease for a week and a half, he told […]

Year in Review for Plano

         2020 has been an eventful year, and in many ways, not in a good way. Keeping track of everything that has happened last year is difficult, thankfully, the Dallas Morning News released an article on December 30th highlighting the biggest stories in Plano from 2020. In it they say: “With the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and […]

DART Silver Line Expanding

            A 50-mile drive is no joke, and that’s the distance between Fort Worth and Plano. Soon however, locals will be able to take the train between the two cities according to a Star Local article from December 28th. In it they say:   “Dallas Area Rapid Transit — also known as DART — has begun […]