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After holding the greater Austin area at bay for nearly three weeks, police report the suspect in a series of bombings killed himself early Wednesday morning. Austin Interim Police Chief Brian … more
"Learning needs to be fun. That’s the predominant philosophy behind the Goddard School,” according to Butch Aggen, owner of the Cedar Park school. more
Forty years ago, on January 21, 1978, the rural community of Leander voted to incorporate as the City of Leander. At the time the new city's population was just over 300. Leander's first mayor Joe … more
March 15 is opening night for video broadcasts of Leander City Council meetings. The seven council members, city manager and supporting cast of city staff will appear on camera at the Pat Bryson … more
The Leander City Council approved a rezoning request for the Chapman Parks development on Thursday night. The council also accepted a landowner petition to allow developers to create a financing … more

Cedar Park City Council members got some support Thursday night for their decision to turn down a Vietnam War statue because it didn’t include a woman.

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The City of Leander election campaign officially kicked off this morning as candidates for Mayor and City Council positions 2, 4 and 6 drew straws for ballot position in … more
The final candidates for election to city council seats in Cedar Park and Leander were set Friday when the deadline to file to run for office expired. Only one incumbent is seeking reelection in Cedar Park and both cities will have new faces in the mayors’ positions. more
When the Friday night lights beam up for the 2018 high school football season in the Leander school district, new LED video scoreboards will be toting game scores and showing game replays in high resolution images at the A.C. Bible, John W. Gupton and Ed W. Monroe stadiums. more
Leander ISD Board of Trustees chose an alternative 2018-19 school calendar at its Thursday, Feb. 15 meeting that will have classes starting Aug. 16 and summer break starting May 31.  more

Twenty-six high school seniors from all over Leander ISD gained the experience of a lifetime to work with Dell on building computer hardware, data this week. This is the most students at one job site than any other in the program.

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Leander ISD students fluent in American sign language helped teach history and work through homework problems with a group of deaf students at Deer Park Middle School in Round Rock ISD, last week during COOL week.

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Vista Ridge Seniors Ricki Castanieto and Matthew Glattfelder took part in COOL week, an internship program for LISD high schools, which allows students to shadow an employee with a career in their targeted field.

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The Cedar Park City Council rejected a plan for a new Veteran’s Memorial Park statue at its Feb. 8 meeting. Two female council members said it’s time for more women to be represented in the city’s military service memorials. more
A $1.3 million economic development package approved by the Cedar Park City Council Thursday night will help bring a Pennsylvania transportation company and more than 230 jobs to the city. more
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
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
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Students in Leander ISD could be seeing their school year start on Thursday, Aug. 16 if the Board of Trustees approve a proposed 2018-19 academic calendar with a special state exemption. more
In an effort to address flooding in neighborhoods with aging infrastructure, the Cedar Park City Council is asking voters to decide on reallocating a portion of sales tax revenue to fund a stormwater drainage and street repair program. more
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