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Leander prepares for growth along Ronald Reagan Blvd. corridor

Leander prepares for growth along Ronald Reagan Blvd. corridor

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.

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Brian Kelsey, principal of Civic Analytics in Austin, said most Williamson County newcomers are attracted by affordable housing and jobs.

Beth Wade

WilCo summit explores county growth and challenges

Williamson County residents at the Community Impact Summit on April 22 heard that their county may soon outpace Austin for population growth. more »

Apr 23, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Grant helps Leander library purchase computers

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. more »

Apr 21, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Guests order lunch April 10 at In-N-Out Burger's new Cedar Park Town Center location. The eatery is one of several new businesses that contribute to the city's sales tax revenue.

Photo by Emilie Lutostanski

Sales tax collections climb

Three Cedar Park Town Center restaurants opened in late March and early April, bringing a wave of new dining options. A portion of the sales tax collected at these and other retailers will go to the city and contribute to a rising trend. more »

Apr 16, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Updated: Leander ISD approves hazardous bus routes

The Leander ISD school board approved an updated list of hazardous bus routes April 17 which includes discontinuing bus service to three routes within two miles of Bush Elementary School and Cedar Park High School. more »

Apr 4, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Volente moves into Nextdoor network

One night in March, a friend called Volente resident Anne Steichen to say he had found a yellow Labrador retriever wandering in the village. more »

Apr 16, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Updated: Leander City Council approves new waste collection deal

On April 17 Leander City Council gave final approval to a new five-year franchise starting in 2016 between the city and Al Clawson Disposal Inc. more »

Apr 7, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Crews work on several homebuilder welcome centers in Travisso's model home park.

Photo by Emilie Lutostanski

Home construction begins in Travisso

Construction on the first of thousands of houses in the Travisso neighborhood is underway about 0.8 miles east of Nameless Road on FM 1431 in Leander. more »

Apr 16, 2014 , Cedar Park | Leander (1 Comments)

LCRA revises proposed rate increases

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 »

Apr 16, 2014 , Cedar Park | Leander

MetroRail improvements to set stage to add additional commuter rail trips

Capital Metro plans to spend a total of $27.3 million with the aid of a federal grant to add double tracking and other improvements needed to lay the foundation for the agency to increase capacity. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Northwest Austin

Cedar Park City Council OKs incentive deal for third H-E-B

Preliminary plans to bring a third H-E-B to Cedar Park are underway after Cedar Park City Council approved a $500,000 incentive agreement with the San Antonio-based grocery store chain April 10. more »

Apr 16, 2014 , Cedar Park | Leander

Cities ranked among best to own a home

Among cities in Texas with populations greater than 25,000, Leander was ranked No. 3 and Cedar Park was ranked No. 6 for homeownership in a recent study by a national consumer advocacy website. more »

Apr 16, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

WilCo commissioners host public hearing on county vote centers

Williamson County commissioners heard citizen comments April 15 during a public hearing about the Countywide Polling Place Program, which was designated a successful status by the Texas Secretary of State’s office. more »

Apr 15, 2014 Georgetown

The new park's centerpiece would be a metal sculpture of an eagle in flight that would turn with the wind, Leander Parks and Recreation Director Steve Bosak said.

Courtesy City of Leander

Leander seeks donations for proposed Veterans Park

With help from the community, a new park dedicated to veterans’ service could become reality in Leander. On March 26, the city announced it will seek donations to build Veterans Park on a 3.3-acre site on Sonny Drive. more »

Apr 7, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Courtesy TxDOT

Retired Marine general chosen as new TxDOT chief

Retired Gen. Joe Weber, a vice president at Texas A&M University, was selected April 4 as the new executive director of the Texas Department of Transportation. more »

Apr 7, 2014 Austin Metro

Leader City Council delays Osage Drive site rezoning

Leander City Council on April 3 voted 6–1 to table further discussion about a proposed planned unit development within The Highlands at Crystal Falls subdivision. more »

Apr 7, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

The former Reunion Grille location will become Lone Star Grille & Bubba's Back Yard in May, according to the property's new owner, Rick Redmond.

Photo by Traci Rodriguez

Former Reunion Grille to reopen as Lone Star Grille & Bubba’s Back Yard

Central Texas entrepreneur Rick Redmond confirmed March 25 that he plans to reopen the former Reunion Grille location as Lone Star Grille and Bubba’s Back Yard as early as May 5. more »

Mar 25, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander (41 Comments)

Cedar Park City Council denies apartment zoning on Parmer Lane

Cedar Park City Council denied an annexation and rezoning request March 27 that would have made way for a 23-acre apartment complex and commercial development on Parmer Lane north of Brushy Creek Road. more »

Mar 27, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander (2 Comments)

WilCo ranked second-healthiest county in Texas

For the fifth straight year a national survey has ranked Williamson County among the healthiest among all 232 Texas counties. The 2014 County Health Rankings ranked Williamson County second-place. more »

Mar 26, 2014 Cedar Park | Leander

Juliet Jurkovskis, left, of Faces by Juliet gives a balloon butterfly to a guest at the reception for the opening of Dell Children's at Cedar Park Regional Medical Center on March 18.

Photo by Emilie Lutostanski

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center opens Dell Children's unit

Cedar Park Regional Medical Center and Dell Children’s Medical Center have partnered to open a new pediatric inpatient care unit in Cedar Park. more »

Mar 19, 2014 Austin Metro health care news

County denies grant request for emergency management drones

Williamson County commissioners struck down a request March 18 from the Office of Emergency Management to apply for grant funds to purchase two unmanned aerial vehicles for hazard assessment uses. more »

Mar 19, 2014 Georgetown (1 Comments)

Nonprofit: Central Texas SPCA

Photo by Lyndsey Taylor

Shelter seeks perfect match for pets, owners

Guide: Local summer camps

Featured camps in Cedar Park and Leander feature a variety of themes, field trips and learning opportunities

Close Up

The Cedar Park Farmers Market celebrated its fourth anniversary in late March

Guide: Election Q&A

Incumbent Lowell Moore faces candidate Mo Jahadi in the May 10 Cedar Park City Council Place 4 race.

Business: VC Cuellar Welding

Photo by Stephen Burnett

Leander craftsman molds, moves metal across Texas

Dining: Maggiore’s Neighborhood Restaurant and Bar

Photo by Stephen Burnett

Cedar Park eatery offers everyday dining

Guide: Wine 101

Electric vehicles are on the move in Cedar Park, Leander and the surrounding area.

Business: Maison de Návar

Photo courtesy Fermín Návar

Chemistry knowledge used to create variety of flavors and fragrances in Cedar Park

By the Numbers: Leander Police Department

The Leander Police Department released its first annual report in late March

Real Estate

Market data for Cedar Park and Leander

Volunteer Guide 2014

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

2013–14 Healthcare Directory

The full copy of this year's Cedar Park/Leander healthcare directory is available online. The directory includes hospital and physician listings as well as editorial updates on various health services within Cedar Park and Leander.

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