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Town Center takes root in Cedar Park

Photo by David Weaver

Town Center takes root in Cedar Park

In 2014 the Town Center shopping plaza at Toll 183A and Whitestone Boulevard in Cedar Park expanded from a single Costco store to 16 businesses. In 2015 the project is still growing and continues to encourage new development nearby.

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On Saturday, Jan. 17 through Sunday evening, Jan. 17, crews worked to repair a water line under Cypress Creek Road. The rupture cut off Cedar Park water service to apartments and businesses near the Bell Boulevard intersection.

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Cedar Park reopens Cypress Creek Road after water line repairs

Contractors and Cedar Park Public Works Department officials scrambled over the weekend to dig a cavernous hole in Cypress Creek Road and repair a ruptured 30-inch water line. The road was reopened Jan. 21. more »

Jan 23, 2015 12:21 PM Cedar Park | Leander

Leander works to prepare for larger population

In 2015, Leander leaders will pursue bond-funded capital improvements and an update to the city’s comprehensive plan as the city continues to respond to population growth. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:55 AM Cedar Park | Leander 1 Comments

Eldon Rude, principal at 360° Real Estate Analytics, delivers the 2015 housing forecast during the Jan. 20 housing forecast hosted by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin at the Renaissance Austin hotel in the Arboretum.

Amy Denney

Experts: Austin-area home prices still rising but slowdown could be on horizon

Housing experts have said they expect Austin-area home prices to continue increasing in 2015. But one consulting firm predicted that increase could decelerate by 2018 during a housing market slowdown. more »

Jan 21, 2015 2:17 PM Northwest Austin

Growth coming near Whitestone Wal-Mart

Cedar Park’s second Wal-Mart opened May 21 northeast of the intersection of Ronald Reagan and East Whitestone boulevards. The retailer has since drawn more developers to the intersection. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:20 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Officials: Lakeline Boulevard extension to open in January

Weather permitting, county-hired workers could finish paving the new North Lakeline Boulevard extension in Leander and open the road by the end of January, the project contractor said. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:00 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Mayor Chris Fielder introduced the second annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast on Jan. 21 at RockPointe Church in Leander.

Stephen Burnett

Prayer breakfast offers support for Leander churches, families and leaders

Local church and community leaders gathered at RockPointe Church in Leander on Jan. 21 for the second annual Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast. more »

Jan 21, 2015 3:54 PM Cedar Park | Leander

Bryson neighborhood developers break ground

Late last year developers began turning dirt on a new 1,200-home neighborhood in far northeast Leander near San Gabriel Parkway and Toll 183A. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:20 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Photo by Stephen Burnett

City approves new manager, new team owner at Cedar Park Center

The Cedar Park Center has a new manager, and the Texas Stars hockey team has a new owner effective Dec. 15, after Cedar Park City Council on Dec. 11 approved both sales to Northland Properties Corp. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:20 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Work continues on Whitestone Boulevard widening, new intersection in Cedar Park

In August the city of Cedar Park broke ground on an 18-month pass-through project to widen and improve East Whitestone Boulevard. more »

Jan 21, 2015 12:30 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Austin Community College board of trustees on Jan. 20 held its first meeting of 2015. New trustee Gigi Edwards Bryant was sworn into office by state Sen. Kirk Watson, D-Austin.

Joe Lanane

ACC board sets parameters for bond oversight advisory committee

​A 13-member citizen committee will oversee how Austin Community College spends nearly $386 million in bond money approved by district voters last November. more »

Jan 21, 2015 8:56 AM Central Austin

The new “Destination Leander” logo is among materials City Council approved June 19 to market the city’s transit oriented development district to developers.

Courtesy City of Leander

Steering committee seeks input for Leander comprehensive plan update

Leander’s new comprehensive plan steering committee will seek input from residents as it updates the city’s outline for growth. more »

Jan 16, 2015 6:52 PM Cedar Park | Leander

Courtesy Round Rock ISD

Round Rock ISD seeks community input for district's future

To help shape the roadmap for the district’s future, Round Rock ISD is seeking the community’s input at public meetings hosted Jan. 22–23. more »

Jan 19, 2015 3:43 PM Northwest Austin

Courtesy Sherwin-Williams, Hunington Properties

Sherwin-Williams Paints to open 5,000-square-foot store on RR 620

Sherwin-Williams Paint Company will open a 5,000-square-foot store in August or September at the northern end of The Shops at Boulder Lane. more »

Jan 19, 2015 12:17 PM Lake Travis | Westlake

Dishongh resigns from Leander City Council; five seats open in May election

Leander City Councilman Jason Dishongh announced his resignation from City Council Jan. 15, citing a potential conflict of interest because of a recent job change. more »

Jan 16, 2015 10:44 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Campus construction continues in Leander

Construction continued in early 2015 on two new schools in Leander that aim to meet Leander ISD’s enrollment growth. more »

Jan 14, 2015 9:17 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Emilie Boenig

Williamson County animal shelter receives $80,000 grant

The Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter will be able to offer more services and keep shelter occupancy low after the shelter was awarded an $80,000 grant from the Petco Foundation. more »

Jan 13, 2015 1:50 PM Georgetown

Developers of the 25-acre project southeast of Parmer Lane and Ranch Trails said the development would align with Cedar Park City Council's vision of new urban spaces for residents to live, play and work.

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Cedar Park City Council mulls urban project on Parmer Lane

A pedestrian-friendly urban development with apartments, homes and shops could open on Parmer Lane in 2017. more »

Jan 12, 2015 5:43 PM Cedar Park | Leander 5 Comments

Tax prep volunteers needed in Williamson County

As tax season approaches, the United Way of Williamson County is seeking volunteers to help low- to moderate-income and elderly residents free tax preparation services. more »

Jan 7, 2015 11:37 AM Cedar Park | Leander

Community Wildfire Protection Plan nearly complete

Since August, Wildland-Urban Interface Specialist Will Boettner of the Texas A&M Forest Service has been assessing the risk wildfires pose to homes and businesses in Leander. more »

Dec 17, 2014 12:40 AM Cedar Park | Leander

The Starlight Village subdivision planned for Horizon Park Boulevard in Leander features '60s-style architecture, as represented in a sample rendering.

Courtesy DH Homes

New '60s-style subdivision planned in Leander

Houses with mid-20th century-style architectural design will be built in Leander after City Council approved a planned unit development for a 5.69-acre property Dec. 4. more »

Dec 10, 2014 2:12 PM Cedar Park | Leander 16 Comments

Leander Business: Blacklands Malt

Photo courtesy Steve Moakley

Blacklands Malt was created with the vision of connecting consumers to the land by offering locally produced malt, owner Brandon Ade said.

Cedar Park Business: Angie's Barber Shop

Photo by David Weaver

With 55 years of combined experience in the industry, stylists at Angie’s Barber Shop offer haircuts, shaves and trims. The no-fuss, no-frills salon keeps things simple, and that is what customer Leonard Yager said he likes about the business.

Date Night Guide

Whether you are searching for a romantic spot to enjoy dinner, a quiet weekend getaway nearby, the perfect bouquet or an evening of entertainment, the Cedar Park and Leander area has much to offer.

Dining: Stuffed Cajun Meat Market & Specialty Foods

Courtesy Melissa Skorpil

Throughout the past year, Stuffed Cajun Meat Market & Specialty Foods in Northwest Austin has expanded its menu to offer additional breaded, spicy and juicy Louisiana flavors.

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.

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

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Market data for Cedar Park and Leander

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