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Cedar Park City Council votes to extend Brushy Creek trail system

The Cedar Park City Council agreed to spend up to $50,000 for a plan to extend the city’s 22-mile network of trails near Brushy Creek at its Jan. 25 meeting. more

5-vehicle rollover accident on RM 620 sends 10 to hospital

A five-vehicle accident involving a Lake Travis fire engine sent 10 to the hospital and backed up traffic on the already-congested RM 620 for hours last Wednesday. All four firefighters aboard … more

Leander approves microwave tower for police dispatch center

In April 2017, a contractor accidentally cut the lines to the City of Leander’s emergency dispatch system, causing all 911 calls to be rerouted to other agencies. It was the last of several similar … more

Leander City Council to swear in Troy Hill as Mayor

The Leander City Council is expected to officially swear in Troy Hill as Mayor at its July 5 meeting, after a retirement ceremony for former Mayor Chris Fielder took place at the Council’s June 21 … more

Cedar Park getting feet wet with new stormwater program

Now that Cedar Park voters have approved Proposition A, which redirects a portion of sales tax revenue from the city’s economic development fund to assist with stormwater drainage and street … more

The Sweet Life: Young Round Rock baker making a splash

Born and raised in Round Rock, 12-year-old Ava Avila has been baking for most of her life. With the recent launch of her own cupcake business, Ava is busy baking, frosting and decorating personalized … more

Cedar Park to spend $600K on police cameras

Cedar Park will purchase 105 body cameras and 64 in-car video units from Texas-based WatchGuard Video. Officers will begin training with the new systems this month. The Cedar Park City Council … more

LISD employees could see raises soon

The Leander ISD board of trustees reviewed a plan that would increase compensation for all district employees, approved the use of unassigned epinephrine on its campuses and considered programs … more

Sue’s Tech Kitchen to bring gastronomic science to Cedar Park

A pop-up restaurant created by the sister of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and designed by a NASA scientist to bring food, family and fun together will make an appearance in Cedar Park this … more

Volunteers needed for Port Arthur cleanup days

Austin Disaster Relief Network organizers are looking for volunteers for major cleanup days in Texas coastal city of Port Arthur, where as many as 1,000 homes are still in need of repairs after the devastation of Hurricane Harvey. 

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Free adoptions this weekend at WCRAS

The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will hold a free adoption event for Memorial Day weekend. The public is invited to visit the shelter Saturday and Sunday, May 26 and 27, from 11 … more

New volunteer committee providing input on Leander senior center

There’s a new committee for the city of Leander, which consists entirely of volunteer senior citizens. more

Leander sets two polling places for upcoming runoff

Leander voters will have fewer polling places to cast their vote in the June 16 runoff election than in the May 5 local election. Candidates Troy Hill and Vic Villarreal will face off after edging … more

Sworn In: Council members sworn in at Leander meeting

Three Leander City Council members took their oaths of office at last Thursday’s council meeting following an official canvassing of votes after the May 5 election.Incumbent Michelle Stephenson was … more

New fire station breaks ground in Santa Rita Ranch

The Santa Rita Ranch development off north Ronald Reagan Boulevard will be the site of Liberty Hill’s second fire station, anticipating an increased need for emergency services along the … more

Wilco lifts burn ban after weekend rains

Williamson County Judge Dan Gattis on Monday lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County.Gattis' office advises residents to remain cautious with any outdoor burning activities … more

Leander Old Town Festival

Families from around the area came out to Leander's Old Town Street Festival to enjoy rides and games while sampling food and handmade crafts as well as live music. more

Cedar Park Fire Dept. HEATS Team teaches students fire safety

The Cedar Park Fire Department’s HEATS Team (Helping Educate About Today’s Safety) have been teaching elementary students about fire safety via some “super” songs and dance. more

Cedar Park City Council holds first-ever Council Chat

Members of the Cedar Park City Council and city staff hosted a first-ever ‘Council Chat,’ taking off-the-agenda questions from residents and providing answers to any who attended the Sept. 4 … more

TxDOT to launch traffic study of Parmer Lane in Cedar Park

The Texas Department of Transportation will be conducting a traffic study of Parmer Lane this month in Cedar Park, officials said. 

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