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Bell Blvd. improvement survey draws feedback

Drivers on Bell Boulevard south of Whitestone Boulevard often encounter heavy traffic. But business owners say poor visibility and limited road access keeps the same commuters from finding them

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Texas DMV fixes programming glitch affecting registration bills under new sticker system

​The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has fixed a programming glitch that affected 320,000 registration renewal notices sent out to drivers under the new one-sticker system. more »

Mar 25, 2015 11:03 AM Austin Metro 1 Comments

Leander Council votes no to emergency center incentives

Leander City Council voted March 19 to deny city incentives for a possible emergency center at the northeast corner of Crystal Falls Parkway and Lakeline Boulevard. more »

Mar 25, 2015 2:41 PM Leander | Cedar Park

At the Texas Museum of Science and Technology in Cedar Park, a human plastinate from the Body Worlds traveling exhibit strikes a pose familiar to rodeo fans.

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First science and technology museum in Central Texas opens in Cedar Park

Nonprofit Texas Museum of Science & Technology, or TXMOST, opens its doors as Central Texas’ first science and technology museum March 20 at a temporary location at 1220 Toro Grande Drive in Cedar Park. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park 4 Comments

City Council could allow dogs on restaurant patios

If Cedar Park City Council on March 26 approves a proposed ordinance, restaurants will be able to apply for a permit that allows pet owners to bring dogs to the restaurants’ outdoor patios. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:39 PM Leander | Cedar Park 3 Comments

Williamson County economic development organizations announce new partnership

Eight Williamson County economic development organizations announced the formation of a new partnership March 18. The partnership will have a website and a launch party at the county courthouse April 15. more »

Mar 18, 2015 1:31 PM Austin Metro 2 Comments

Leander business experiences boom

Shoppers in Leander are contributing to an overall increase in sales tax revenue collected, and city officials attribute the economic uptick to a rise in population and home and commercial construction. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Cedar Park Public Library garners award for excellence achievement

The Texas Municipal Library Director’s Association awarded the Cedar Park Public Library with the 2014 Achievement in Library Excellence Award at the Feb. 26 City Council meeting. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Williamson County commissioners will vote on whether to approve a bond plan.

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Commissioners consider $70M bond

Williamson County Commissioners are expected to vote March 24 to approve a $70 million bond plan that would help fund county building and facility needs through certificates of obligation. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park 1 Comments

Cedar Park City Council appoints bond task force members

Fourteen members of a new Cedar Park bond task force committee will discuss possible projects and costs for a proposed bond that would go before voters in November. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Round Rock ISD launches anti-bullying program app

Round Rock ISD launched an anti-bullying program called Anonymous Alerts at all of its middle and high school campuses, the district announced March 4. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Leander ISD approves firm for financial advisory

The Leander ISD board of trustees approved a 12-month contract for PFM Group to serve as the district’s financial adviser March 5. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

LISD board discusses new attendance zoning options for future high schools

The fall 2016 opening of Leander ISD’s Tom Glenn High School is spurring conversation about options for attendance rezoning. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Leander ISD will open Camacho Elementary School in fall 2016 on Municipal Drive. Classes could bridge science with subjects such as literature.

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Camacho Elementary School could be STEM-focused

Camacho Elementary School Principal Terri Breaux said she has a vision to incorporate science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, in her classrooms when the campus opens in Leander ISD in fall 2015, she said at a March 5 board meeting. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Cedar Park City Council considers options for expanding library services

The city of Cedar Park is conducting a study to determine the next steps for addressing the city’s growing need for expanded library services. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

The committee responsible for planning the Old Town Street Festival plans the event Feb. 26 at the Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center.

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Leander chamber plans arts festival to attract visitors, promote local businesses

To prepare for future growth, the Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce is changing its name and mission to include a visitors center to bring more people into the city. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

City Council mulls new development

A proposed project southeast of the East Whitestone Boulevard/Toll 183A intersection in Cedar Park could add 42 acres of houses and a new road connecting North Lynnwood Trail to Whitestone. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Cedar Park City Council approves updated transportation master plan

Cedar Park has new written guidelines for planning proposed road and intersection changes during the next 20 years after City Council approved an updated transportation master plan Feb. 12. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park 1 Comments

Quiet zone rescinded at Hero Way crossing

Drivers and residents near the railroad crossing on Hero Way near US 183 in Leander can hear train horns sounding again after the Federal Railroad Administration rescinded the crossing’s quiet zone policy Feb. 12. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM Leander | Cedar Park

Williamson County hires elections administrator

The county’s elections commission selected Chris Davis to serve as elections administrator during its Feb. 26 meeting. more »

Mar 13, 2015 4:43 PM Georgetown

Public education bills stack up as filing deadline approaches

The deadline to file bills for the 84th Legislature is approaching, and legislators have been filing bills with focus areas including school funding, safety, pre-kindergarten plans and school performance ratings. more »

Mar 11, 2015 5:08 PM At the Capitol

Leander Business: Texas Pawn & Jewelry

Photo by David Weaver

At Texas Pawn & Jewelry, customers can shop for a variety of items, including a gold necklace, a hunting rifle or a flat-screen TV.

Guide: Live Music

Cedar Park, Leander and nearby cities offer a variety of places for residents to listen to live music, including restaurants, venues and pubs.

Dining: Serranos

Photo by Lyndsey Taylor

Overlooking RM 1431 and the Hill Country surroundings sits the newest Serranos location, which opened in Cedar Park on Dec. 18.

Cedar Park Business: Dog Wash Cedar Park

Photo by David Weaver

When the owners of Dog Wash Cedar Park tell customers, “It’s all about you,” they are actually referring to their canine clients, said co-owner Sondra Milovich.

Vote 2015

The Leander and Cedar Park city councils and the Leander ISD board of trustees are potentially poised for change this May when voters will decide who they want to represent local residents.

First Look: Charlotte's Saddlery

Photo by Lyndsey Taylor

Charlotte Raisbeck grew up horseback riding English-style in upstate New York and continued her love for equestrian activities well after she graduated from college.

In Case You Missed It: Recent Highlights

Photo by Stephen Burnett

Photos from recent events in the community

Volunteer Guide 2015

Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community.

Education Focus 2014

Discover test scores, attendance zones and school feeder patterns for Leander ISD and Round Rock ISD.

Transportation Updates

Find out what progress is being made on roads near you.

Real Estate

Market data for Cedar Park and Leander

LCP Connected

A guide to Cedar Park and Leander in 2014

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