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The Williamson County Animal Shelter over the weekend was able to achieve a total of 63 adoptions of dogs and cats after offering 100 free adoptions as part of an initiative to challenge the community to help with overcrowding at the shelter.

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Early morning visitors to the Starbucks at The Parke on Monday got a bonus item with their usual order of coffee: a chat with local police officials.

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A Cedar Park local of seven years celebrated his 100th birthday last Wednesday with a small crowd of around 30 family members – many of them spanning generations on the family tree.

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Leander's annual music-focused Fourth of July celebration, Liberty Fest, drew hundreds of people on Thursday evening to sit back and relax with a bevy of live performances and fireworks at night. more
Lago Vista celebrated Independence Day with a variety of events, including a competition run, a parade, and an 80s-themed celebration followed by a fireworks display. more
At least a thousand people attended the annual Cedar Park Fourth of July parade on Thursday. The parade, which began at 10:50 a.m., included more than 50 floats from local officials including Cedar … more

As fireworks stands open for summer business, the Cedar Park Fire Department reminds everyone that most fireworks are illegal in and around Cedar Park.  In addition to potentially starting a fire, fireworks can result in serious injuries, particularly to children.

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Around 600 people attended a showcase on Wednesday of future development plans for a slice of Cedar Park near a section of U.S. 183. 

The event was called “A Day in the Bell District” and its goal was to give residents an idea of what the completed development, extending across 52 acres near the section of U.S. 183 between Park Street and Brushy Creek Road, might feel like.

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Thousands of people descended on Bar K Park in Lago Vista on Sunday for the city’s annual LagoFest event. more

Elected officials from Cedar Park and Leander competed in a friendly competition last week, each seeking to raise blood donations for a drive to help save lives.

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Lago Vista will finally get to put on its hallmark event this week as LagoFest, an annual a live music, arts, and food festival, was rescheduled to Sunday after last month's rapid changes in weather hampered the original date.

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When you walk around and inside the Leander Public Library, visitors would be hard-pressed to find a placard or sign commemorating the land donation from the Mason family.  more
Jack Fuller had always been an active person. So, three years ago, when the company he started working for offered a wellness program through which he could receive a Fitbit, he took up their offer. more
For her 102nd birthday party, the only food she wanted was cheese, crackers and a cold beer. On Thursday, Martha “Marty” Wetherby, a former elementary school music teacher, celebrated her birthday at The Pointe at Cedar Park, a senior living home where she currently resides. more

The streets of Old Town in Leander will be filled to the brim next week with artisans, musicians and food vendors as part of the annual Old Town Street Festival.

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The third annual Jazz & Art on Main festival Saturday looked almost as if it weren’t going to happen.

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Leander’s Round Mountain Baptist Church has a new pastor. After deliberation among its congregants, earlier this month the Round Mountain Baptist Church selected Edmund Pax to lead the … more
Students of Cedar Park’s Summit Christian Academy will perform “Shrek The Musical Jr.” from May 1-4 at The Church at Canyon Creek in Austin. The show was announced Monday by Freddie Gershon, … more
Thomas K. Ridpath of Cedar Park, Texas passed away at his home on Feb. 26, 2019. Formerly of Richmond, Indiana, he was born Aug. 30, 1945 to Myra K. and Thomas C. Ridpath. He is survived by his wife … more
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