A new wastewater line to be built along Ronald Reagan Boulevard could help draw development to the Leander thoroughfare between Highway 29 and East Whitestone Boulevard. more »
On April 22 Williamson County residents, business leaders and nonprofits can explore the area's challenges at the Supporting Williamson County’s Growth and Changing Demographics Community Impact Summit. more »
Demographic trends show the Cy-Fair population becoming more ethnically and socioeconomically diverse during the past decade. more »
With lakes Travis and Buchanan at near-historic lows, residents from Travis County and surrounding areas packed Bee Cave’s City Hall on April 3 to discuss proposed raw-water rate increases with Lower Colorado River Authority staffers. more »
City staff presented a resolution to City Council at its April 8 meeting to initiate changes to the city’s zoning code related to multifamily developments. more »
The proximity to the city of Georgetown and its amenities as well as the natural beauty of the South San Gabriel River basin along Hwy. 29 has made the area attractive to real estate developers, city officials have said. more »
With recent increases in employment opportunities and development along Loop 360, the time is right to support mass- transit use in the western corridor of Travis County, said Jeb Boyt, chairman of Alliance for Public Transportation. more »
Klein High School students will walk the halls of a completely new building in August, one of several significant projects funded by $646.9 million in bonds approved in 2008. more »
A few emergency services districts in Travis County are struggling to make ends meet, and some fire chiefs in western Travis County are considering options for the future of area fire protection. more »
Around the State
Jersey Village City Council voted to accept a list of 12 applicants and three alternates to the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee at its April 21 meeting.
San Marcos enacted stage 3 drought restrictions on April 20. The move reduces the amount of time sprinklers can be used and bans the filling of swimming pools and use of decorative water features.
Southlake City Council approved the appointments of seven individuals to the community engagement committee in its meeting April 15.
The idea behind Heather Amalaha’s business, Gourmet By Numbers, started with the struggle of the time it took to plan and prepare home-cooked meals.
Southlake City Council gave the go-ahead to William Lafavers to expand the family-owned Feedstore BBQ restaurant after a second reading at its meeting April 15.
The University of Texas hosted a ceremony April 21 to commemorate the beginning of construction on the southeastern portion of the Dell Medical School campus.
The Kyle Area Chamber of Commerce is slated to host on April 22 a candidate forum for the city’s upcoming election.
North Cypress Medical Center plans to open a new 24-hour emergency room in the master-planned community of Towne Lake by early next year to cater to the growing population in Cypress.
Cy-Fair ISD is looking to eliminate the alternative lunch program throughout the district with the help of community partners and the establishment of a Lunch Super Hero Account.
By early May the Leander Public Library will have six new laptop computers for class members, due to a Texas Book Festival technology grant of about $5,000.