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New short-term rental restrictions

New short-term rental restrictions

The Murphy City Council has adopted new restrictions on short-term home rentals. The rules apply to both whole-house rentals for less than 30 days as well as room rentals. The city will also levy a hotel occupancy tax on the rentals.In other business, council voted to...

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Couple charged in infant death

Couple charged in infant death

A couple that lives south of Princeton was arrested last week in connection with the unreported death of an infant. The couple, 42-year-old Roland Grabowski and 41-year-old Donna Grabowski, face charges of abandonment/endangerment of a child, abuse of a corpse and...

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Collin County confirms one death, 149 new cases

Collin County confirms one death, 149 new cases

Collin County has confirmed the death of a 65-year-old McKinney man earlier today. He had underlying health conditions and passed away at a local hospital. State health officials listed 149 new cases of COVID-19 today, Aug. 13, in Collin County. Officials reported an...

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269 new cases reported in Collin County today

269 new cases reported in Collin County today

State health officials listed 269 new cases of COVID-19 today, Aug. 12, in Collin County. Officials reported an adjusted total of 8,313 confirmed cases. There are 2,950 active cases and a total of 5,270 have recovered. There are 147 cases hospitalized and 93 have died...

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Murphy counts 4 new COVID-19 cases

Murphy counts 4 new COVID-19 cases

Collin County has confirmed the deaths of a 92-year-old Plano man on Aug. 9, a 59-year-old Princeton woman on Aug. 2 and a 91-year-old Frisco man on Aug. 9. All three had underlying health conditions. The Plano man and Princeton woman passed away in hospitals, while...

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One death, 180 new cases confirmed in Collin County

One death, 180 new cases confirmed in Collin County

Collin County has confirmed the COVID-19 related death of a 74-year-old Richardson man. He had underlying health conditions and passed away Aug. 3 at a hospital. State health officials listed 180 new cases of COVID-19 today, Aug. 10, in Collin County. Officials...

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Murphy confirms 4 more cases

Murphy confirms 4 more cases

Collin County has confirmed the deaths of a 60-year-old Plano woman on Aug. 5 and a 59-year-old Plano man on Aug. 4. Both had underlying health conditions and passed away at local hospitals. Garland Health Department, which handles all Sachse cases regardless of...

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Murphy confirms 4 new cases

Murphy confirms 4 new cases

Collin County has confirmed the deaths of a 78-year-old McKinney woman and a 95-year-old Prosper woman. Both passed away Aug. 3 at local hospitals, but only the Prosper woman had underlying conditions. State health officials listed 222 new cases of COVID-19 today,...

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New property value numbers released

New property value numbers released

A new set of property value numbers certified by Collin Central Appraisal District this week favor taxing entities as the values increased almost across the board from estimates released in the spring. Cities, schools and other entities calculate their property tax...

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