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With early voting beginning next week, nine of the ten Leander ISD school board candidates came together on Monday, Oct. 15, to answer questions submitted by the Leander ISD PTA Council ranging from … more
One student was saved from a flooded LISD bus on route to Stiles Middle School on Oct. 16 after a bus driver attempted to drive over a low-water crossing at 8:28 a.m. on County Road 177, heading east … more
Multinational conglomerate corporation 3M has announced that it will close its North Austin manufacturing plant by the end of 2019, impacting about its 120 employees.The company said the … more
Another round of mosquito sampling at a trapping site in Cedar Park has tested positive for West Nile Virus in addition to a new finding in southeast Georgetown. The testing was performed as … more
Gasoline prices in Austin have fallen 1.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.61/g yesterday, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This compares with the … more
Those looking to develop property in Leander will now be able to request a council review of their proposed developments before submitting applications to the city, something that could save … more
Concordia University has hit the gas on a mobile medical mission van to provide community health services. Ranked fourth in Texas by RegisteredNursing.org, Concordia’s nursing program focuses … more
Mattress Firm, the nation’s largest specialty mattress retailer, is entering Chapter 11 bankruptcy and plans to close five stores in the Austin area, including one in Cedar Park, one in Round Rock … more
Gasoline prices in the Austin area have risen 3.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.63 per gallon on Sunday, Oct. 7, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 830 stations in Austin. This … more
The City of Leander will soon add 22 vehicles to its fleet after approval of the purchases totaling nearly $800,000 at the city’s Oct. 4 council meeting.  The purchase will include seven … more
With the start of Fire Prevention Week, the Leander Fire Department is reminding local residents to “Look, Listen, Learn.” For the week of Oct. 7 through Oct. 13, the Leander Fire Department … more
These tots are toy-testing. The Goddard School ran a Preschooler-Approved Toy Test from Sept. 24 through Sept. 28 across 49 of its facilities around the country, including its Leander … more
After much discussion with the Cedar Park City Council, developers Riverside Resources received approval to develop an archaeologically-sensitive area previously slated for a water park in … more
Pedernales Electric Cooperative (PEC) will temporarily close its Cedar Park office beginning Nov. 1 for renovations. The utility cooperative says the updates will allow it to better serve its members … more
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
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