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Richardson traffic lights to undergo retiming
4 months ago

Richardson traffic lights to undergo retiming

A recently completed traffic study found Richardson traffic volume at its highest in over a decade, prompting officials to update traffic light infrastructure.

The study, conducted by engineering firm Big …
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Former Richardson mayor convicted for bribery
4 months ago

Former Richardson mayor convicted for bribery

After a two-week trial, a former Richardson mayor was convicted for bribery charges connected to her affair with a land developer.

Laura Maczka served as mayor of Richardson from …
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UTD featured in ‘State of the City’ speech
5 months ago

UTD featured in ‘State of the City’ speech

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to correct J.J. Koch’s stance on Richardson’s proposed tax cap. He does not oppose the tax cap but opposes the mayor’s stance on …
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Richardson schools propose tax increase
9 months ago

Richardson schools propose tax increase

Residents of University Village Phases 1-3 and Canyon Creek Heights will be able to vote in a Richardson Independent School District tax ratification election to raise taxes for higher teacher …
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Water in Richardson: What’s behind its taste?
9 months ago

Water in Richardson: What’s behind its taste?

Kathryn Vos said she finds herself not drinking as much water as she should be. Instead of filling her water bottle in the morning as she would usually do, she …
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West Nile virus cases reported in local area
10 months ago

West Nile virus cases reported in local area

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this story incorrectly reported that the city of Richardson uses agent orange in mosquito adulticide sprays. The Mercury regrets this error.

After a Richardson …
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Police jurisdiction at Northside under question
10 months ago

Police jurisdiction at Northside under question

Editor’s Note: A previous version of this article stated that UTD PD was possibly in violation of the Clery Act. After further investigation, it was discovered that because crimes at Northside …
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Springtime destinations
1 year ago

Springtime destinations

As students are counting down the days until their well-deserved break from school, they may also be searching for places to spend time with their friends and family. Here is …
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Chlorine in water part  of routine maintenance
2 years ago

Chlorine in water part of routine maintenance

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A noticeable difference in chlorine levels in the water around campus is the direct result of routine annual water maintenance by The North Texas Municipal Water District, which will …
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Wildflower Music Festival doesn’t disappoint
3 years ago

Wildflower Music Festival doesn’t disappoint

Between May 20 and 22, people gathered in Richardson for the Wildflower Arts and Music festival. The Festival offered performances on multiple stages from well-known artists, such as ASIA and …
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