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The Cedar Park City Council will consider Thursday reducing local restaurants' regulatory burden and saving them money by extending how long their Health Department permits can be used when participating in city-sponsored events.

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The Cedar Park Police Department announced Saturday it is investigating the drowning death of a 4-year-old child at a backyard swimming pool.

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An overflow of more than 400 Williamson County veterans, police and residents filled Beck Funeral Home Thursday morning in Cedar Park to honor the Leander veteran who none of them knew and none of them had ever met.

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The Cedar Park City Council plans to hold its third hearings and subsequently adopt its Fiscal Year 2020 city budget and new property tax rate during its Thursday meeting.The proposed budget is based … more

The Texas Lottery announced Wednesday morning that ticket with the recently drawn numbers for the $227 million jackpot was purchased in Cedar Park.

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The Williamson County Commissioners Court vote Sept. 17 to pay for the funeral of a Leander veteran who died with no known family members and is inviting the public to attend his funeral this Thursday in Cedar Park.


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“There are a ton of people in this room who want their voice to be heard about a variety of issues. If they believe they could say something to change the hearts and minds of you guys up here, I … more

Several police officers responded to Henry Middle School at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday to resolve an incident with a “disruptive student,” according to a statement by Henry Middle School Principal David Ellis.


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The Leander City Council unanimously approved its $168.89 million Fiscal Year 2020 budget Thursday.The budget is about $10.22 million smaller than the current city budget, and is supported by a … more

A group of approximately 30 local and Austin activists without specific religious affiliations, alongside some Wiccan and Pagan practitioners, gathered for a Peace Ritual Friday evening at Elizabeth M. Milburn Community Park in Cedar Park to protest recent controversial statements by two local Cedar Park Council members, who has received national attention for calling some of their critics a “satanic witch coven” and asked their supporters to pray against their “soul stealing sorcery.” 

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A Cedar Park man and the Austin father-son psychologists team convicted of working with him in a kickback scheme related to health care fraud were sentenced Monday in Austin by a federal judge. more

The Cedar Park City Council's Thursday meeting encapsulated a growing partisan divide when controversy over Council member Rodney Robinson’s board nominees spiraled into disruptive shouting by council members and audience members alike, including with at least one attendee being removed by the Cedar Park Police.

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The Leander City Council will consider an ordinance Thursday modifying city rules governs public comments at council meetings regarding time limits and requirements for public comments, location of signage and rules of decorum.

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Eight Cedar Park Middle School students were arrested today by Williamson County Sheriff’s Office in relation to the vandalism ... more

An Austin police lieutenant was charged with 1st degree felony sexual assault of a child Tuesday in Williamson County District Court.

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A police standoff involving Central Texas Regional SWAT Team (CTRS) and Leander Police at the 500 block of Emma Rose Trail in Leander ended peacefully early Friday morning with the arrest of the man suspected of shooting at a neighbor Thursday evening during a dispute near the intersection of Emma Rose Trail and Mason Street. 

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Local parent Kevin Obrien asked the Leander Independent School District to make meaningful inclusion part of the special education program, prior to the board’s approval to hire 20 additional staff members for the program at a cost of nearly $800,000.  

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Eighteen K-4 schools in the Leander Independent School District exceed the Texas cap class-size ratio of 22 students for every teacher in elementary schools. 

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Local parent Mavis Chase raised concerns over proposed changes to the Leander Independent School District bell schedule at the LISD Board Meeting on Thursday. The proposed changes would provide a 40-minute minimum time frame between drop-off times at elementary, middle and high schools in the district. 

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Heated arguments, shouting over each other and general incivility are no stranger to the Leander City Council dais, both in recent meetings and with past city councils.

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