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How PISD is dealing with growth challenges

How PISD is dealing with growth challenges

Brantley Duke walks the stage at Mayfield Elementary to collect his kindergarten diploma from Principal Jason Brown Saturday, May, 16. The young grad was a student in Ms. Lafon’s class. All six elementary schools in the district held ceremonies Saturday. Princeton ISD...

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Awareness program features grim scene

Awareness program features grim scene

PHS theater students help stage an accident scene as part of a national safety awareness program. Courtesy Photo Princeton High School students have experienced a realistic vision of what could happen to an impaired driver. On Thursday, May 2, School Resource Officer...

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Collin County cities score high on safety

Collin County cities score high on safety

The Collin County city of Melissa ranked No. 1 on the 2024 list of the “safest” cities in Texas, according to the annual survey of FBI data by SafeWise.  The rankings were compiled from data sent to the FBI in October 2023 for crimes reported in 2022. According...

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Total property values up 14.63%

Total property values up 14.63%

The estimated average market value of a home in Princeton is now $340,434. Once again, Collin County property values are generally higher, according to 2024 certified estimated taxable values released by Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD).  However, the...

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Habitat kicks off new build

Habitat kicks off new build

Princeton High School students helped raise the wall to begin work on a new home on Harrelson Drive by Habitat for Humanity of Collin County. The wall raising on Friday, April 19, was the start on a home for the LaTischa Johnson family. PHS students in the...

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Princeton will remember and honor fallen officer

Princeton will remember and honor fallen officer

From now on, July 25 will be Officer Nancy Dominguez Day in the city of Princeton. Mayor Brianna Chacon issued a proclamation on Monday, April 29, recognizing that Dominguez “displayed, on and off duty, the Core Values of the Princeton Police Department: Respect,...

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No progress on luxury apartment complex

No progress on luxury apartment complex

Apartments in various stages of construction, for what was supposed to be a  posh gated community at Hwy 380 and 599 W. Princeton Drive, have sat vacant since construction stopped almost one year ago.   The gates are still locked at the Princeton Luxury Apartments,...

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Council sets rules for official proclamations

Council sets rules for official proclamations

Following the special city council meeting Monday, April 29, a joint meeting with the EDC and the CDC was held to discuss “Project Pirate,”  the mayor’s plan for a residential housing moratorium and the vision for the future of Princeton. The Princeton City Council...

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Princeton man killed in crash

Princeton man killed in crash

An 18-wheeler was apparently going too fast when it overturned on a steep curve near Lowry Crossing, killing one motorist from Princeton and injuring another, the Texas Department of Public Safety reported.A preliminary investigation by Trooper Samuel Polhemus said...

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