The Texas Stars will begin their fifth season of play in the American Hockey League by donning new road jerseys, the organization announced May 23.
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The City of Cedar Park will launch a “shop local” campaign later this summer that city officials hope will educate residents. more »
The first 5K Race Against Colon Cancer will take place at 8 a.m. June 1 at the Southwest Williamson County Regional Park in Leander. more »
Williamson County, the Upper Brushy Creek Water Control and Improvement District, and the City of Cedar Park are asking for resident input on a project to design and construct a ten-foot-wide permanent route. more »
The Leander ISD school board approved funding more than $1.5 million for new teaching positions and equipment for the 2013–14 school year. more »
Dr. Henry Higgins said he hopes to transform a vacant car dealership on FM 1431 into a freestanding emergency center by August, starting with a May 23 final hearing before Cedar Park City Council for zoning changes. more »
Nearby residents are petitioning against two proposed developments tucked between the Bella Vista and Twin Creeks subdivisions near Cedar Park. more »
The City of Cedar Park Travel and Tourism Department is encouraging residents and visitors to participate in a monthly Instagram contest beginning May 20 with a chance for their picture to appear in the city’s new visitors brochure. more »
The Leander Ethics Commission reviewed three charges against Councilman Jason Dishongh during a May 14 preliminary hearing. more »
With all 32 election centers reporting, incumbents Andrea Navarrette and Simon Garcia retained their seats on Leander City Council. Both candidates have claimed victory. more »
Leander residents voted against the adoption of civil service code for its city firefighters, with only 39.4 percent of voters approving the measure and 60.6 percent opposed. more »
Unofficial voting results indicate 76.1 percent of voters supported a sales tax increase within Emergency Services District No. 14, which covers Volente and the Bella Vista and Twin Creeks subdivisions. more »
The Texas Ethics Commission is investigating complaints that accuse Leander City Councilman Jason Dishongh of missing a campaign paperwork filing deadline and accepting contributions before appointing a treasurer. more »
Transportation officials convened May 8 to update the Cedar Park business community on some of the region's top mobility initiatives. more »
President Barack Obama spoke about jobs and technology May 9 to local government leaders and employees at Applied Materials Inc., a technology firm that develops systems to help build better smartphones, TVs and solar panels. more »
Education is the key to strengthening the workforce, which in turn boosts the American economy, President Barack Obama told students, lawmakers and community members May 9 at Manor New Tech High School near Austin. more »
Leander City Councilman David Siebold was appointed April 30 to Capital Metro’s board of directors. more »
Cedar Park business profile
Photo by Emilie Boenig
Kellie's Kandies and Cookies offers a perfect outlet for Cedar Park-area residents seeking to satisfy their sweet tooth cravings.
Volente business profile
Photo by Joe Lanane
Travaasa offers guests a nearby getaway at the front door of the Hill Country.
Photo by Emilie Boenig
Naanfull Indian Grill introduces Cedar Park residents to a new concept for eating quality Indian cuisine.
Outdoor dining guide
This guide highlights some ideal outdoor spots to enjoy a meal or drink in Cedar Park and Leander.
This guide gives those with green thumbs tips on planting and growing their gardens as well as listings of businesses that provide supplies and garden materials. There is also a tutorial on building a butterfly garden.
Summer camp guide
These featured listings offer a variety of events, activities and camps available throughout the Cedar Park-Leander area. Many camps offer rolling registration, meaning it may not be too late to sign up!
A guide to Cedar Park and Leander in 2013
Volunteer Guide 2013
Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community
Healthcare Directory 2013
Find providers in your area and recent health care news
2013 Leander Chamber of Commerce golf tournament
Here are some snapshots from the 10th annual Greater Leander Chamber of Commerce golf tournament held April 5 at the Crystal Falls Golf Club in Leander.