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Follow-up test samples negative for West Nile Virus mosquitoes in Cedar Park

After an initial report of a sampling of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile Virus in early October, Cedar Park officials are reporting two consecutive weeks of negative test results. more

Leander ISD's no-call on snow day draws fire

As a rare downpour of fluffy white snow fell throughout Texas, Ryan was one of several Leander ISD employees who drove the 200-square miles of the district roadways to personally survey weather conditions before making a final decision about any cancellation or delay for Friday Dec. 8.

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Community members assist driver, flip overturned van

About a dozen people in Cedar Park flipped an overturned van upright at the Bell Blvd. and Cypress Creek Rd. intersection following a traffic accident Wednesday evening, police said. more

Leander Police to purchase new vehicle and body cameras

While Leander officers have been wearing L3 Mobile Vision brand body cameras since 2014, the current system’s software and hardware can be unreliable. more

Leander Council adds charter changes to May 5 ballot

Election ballots for the May 5 Leander City Council election set at last Thursday’s meeting will include eight proposed amendments to the city charter. Early voting is April 23-May 1. more

Krista Baty – Chance opportunity leads to unlikely path

It’s safe to say that there’s never a dull moment for Krista Baty. Not only is she the chief nursing officer at the Cedar Park Medical Center, but she is also the owner of FroYoz, the local … more

Overcrowding forces Williamson County Animal Shelter to ask for help

More than a hundred owners surrendered dogs to the Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter last month, straining resources and prompting fears that some animals may need to be euthanized if the … more

Bridging the gaps

The City of Cedar Park has approved $270,000 to fill in gaps in eight sidewalks around town and to construct ADA-compliant ramps in six other locations.The 14 locations are part of phase 4 of the … more

Developer pitches for Leander bonds, proposes 1,200 homes

Leander stands to gain miles of road, a boost in property values and as many as 3,240 new residents from a proposed residential development presented to the City Council at a workshop at its Feb. 1 meeting.  more

Girls learn self-defense and raise funds for soccer boosters

Last Saturday, more than a hundred young women from across the area gathered at Vandegrift High School for a training program on how to defend themselves against parking lot attacks.The program, … more

Vista Ridge High employee resigns following student relationship investigation

A Vista Ridge High School assistant band director resigned following an investigation into claims of an inappropriate student relationship, Leander and Round Rock ISD officials said. In a letter … more

Another stop along the way

The City of Cedar Park will install a new traffic light near Running Brushy Middle School in time for school to start in August. Senior Traffic Engineer Stephen Hanuscin said the city received … more

Video of bus driver using cell phone sparks outrage

A video shared by a middle school student went viral and caused a stir among area parents last week. The video shows a charter bus driver using his cell phone while driving a busload of Leander ISD … more

Newly-elected Cedar Park mayor and council members sworn in

Three city council members and a new mayor were sworn in last week in Cedar Park. Newly elected Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale was sworn in on last Monday ahead of last the regularly scheduled May 24 … more

Second shooting victim dies

A 23-year-old woman shot in what police now say is a double murder-suicide in Cedar Park has died. Hailey Reyes, a resident of San Antonio, was declared dead on Monday. Reyes had been on life … more

Cedar Park police investigating carjacking at H-E-B

The Cedar Park Police Department is asking the public to help identify a man involved in a carjacking reported to have … more

DEA officials organize Prescription Take Back Day

On Saturday, Oct. 28, several sites throughout Williamson County will be partaking in a no-questions-asked Prescription Take Back Day. Officials are requesting the public bring any unused or expired prescription medication, including pet medicine, for disposal. more

Leander moves forward on residential architectural pattern book

The Leander City Council approved the creation of a residential pattern book at their Oct. 19 meeting that may provide future home buyers with a broader variety of architectural styles to choose from. more

Cedar Park, Leander and Georgetown police departments to receive and share SWAT robot

The ranks of three local police departments will grow in 2018 to include a robot that can allow police officers to stay out of the line of fire when diffusing crime scenes. more

Tiki-torch wielding man arrested for arson of Leander home

Williamson County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man neighbors say intentionally burned down a home with a tiki torch on the Fourth of July, leaving the residents — also tenants of Dill’s — … more
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