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Residents, community leaders and law enforcement from around the country stood together for the 35th annual National Night Out on Oct. 2.The city of Leander hosted 38 simultaneous block parties and … more
Nine of the 13 candidates in the race for Board of Education appeared at a public forum last week to discuss challenges facing the school system.The forum, held at Concordia University, covered … more
Rouse High School students were whisked off on a whirlwind adventure over this past summer. The students (ages 15-17) traveled abroad on an educational tour during the summer. Students were chosen … more
The city of Cedar Park’s regional notification system known as CPAlertMe — a member of the WarnCentralTexas Network — has changed its title to simply, Warn Central Texas. Warn Central … more
The Texas Department of Transportation last week hosted an open house to discuss the proposed improvements to FM 734 (Parmer Lane) from RM 1431 to SH 45 North designed to reduce congestion and … more
After some negotiation, both cities of Cedar Park and Leander have accepted an alternate rate increase from Atmos Energy that reduces the burden of proposed new rates but increases consumption … more
Gasoline prices in the Austin area have risen 2.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.60 per gallon on Monday, Oct. 1, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This … more
Cedar Park homeowners will receive some relief from rising property taxes in the form of a homestead exemption on their appraised home value for the city portion of their next property tax … more
The City of Cedar Park announced last week that a new round of tests for West Nile Virus came back negative. The testing is a part of the city’s partnership in the Williamson County and Cities … more
City of Austin Utilities has discovered that at least one customer had someone visit her house and tell her that her utilities would be disconnected if she didn't make a payment within a short time … more
Leave it to Will Lambert to get the whole neighborhood hopping along with music while raising money for an important cause. The Cedar Park High School saxophonist is working his way to becoming … more
As vast, timeless and limitless as space is, it has brought together two different people who enjoy its mysteries above all else. Now a 13-year resident of Cedar Park, Donald Schliesser’s … more
Achieving literacy by the third grade is a significant milestone for children, parents and educators. It’s also one of the biggest problems faced by area school districts.  Research shows … more
Thanks to a partnership between the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and local police forces, several newly appointed Texas Peace Officers will help clean up local crime.Eight cadets graduated … more
Avid swimmers and mermaid fanatics in the Austin area will be able to fulfill their dreams of sprouting colorful tails and becoming part of the undersea world with the addition of a new school called … more
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), two out of three safety seats are not used correctly. St. David’s Emergency Center in Leander will host a free car safety … more
After recent heavy rains in the Central Texas area, a sampling of mosquitoes taken at an expanded trapping site in Cedar Park has tested positive for West Nile Virus in September. The testing is … more
Lora Moser has done the impossible. After being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at age 2 in 1979, her family was told to expect her not to live past her teen years, Moser is now 40 years old and still … more
Home sales in the Cedar Park and Leander areas continued to climb over the summer, with prices on the rise as well. According to the 2018 2nd quarter Texas Quarterly Housing Report, home sales … more
For 12 years, the Austin Dog Alliance has been working to bring dogs and humans together in the best of ways. The nonprofit, founded in 2006 by executive director Debi Krakar, was established … more
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