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Cedar Park church offering free caregiver classes this summer

Cedar Park First United Methodist Church will present a series of six classes developed to empower family caregivers of older adults to improve their self-care skills this summer. The series is … more

LISD offering free summer breakfast and lunch programs

Children ages 18 and younger can eat breakfast and lunch for free at five locations this summer. Leander ISD, in partnership with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be serving free meals … more

The Bee’s Knees: Hive safely removed from new home in Mason Hills development

It’s not every day that new homemakers move into a residence not yet on the market. But, several dozen of them moved into the newly built luxury home at 1325 Ackerly Lane in Leander’s Mason Hills … more

Officials urge caution against mosquito bites

Fourth of July is just around the corner, but itchy mosquito bites may already be a problem in your neighborhood. In honor of National Mosquito Control Awareness Week (June 24-30), Williamson County … more

Cedar Park passes resolution supporting toll road projects

Area residents who use the 183A toll road will likely see new tolls heading northbound to Liberty Hill and southbound into Austin in the coming years. The Central Texas Regional Mobility … more

Wilco names new senior director of emergency services

Chris Connealy has been appointed by the Williamson County Commissioners Court to serve as senior director of Emergency Services effective July 16. Connealy takes the role following the retirement of … more

Cedar Park police stress caution after recent “jugging” incident

The Cedar Park police are reminding citizens to be aware of their surroundings after a recent “jugging” incident in which criminals follow a person out of a bank to rob them. more

Lago Vista to discuss increase in maximum building height standards at June 21 council meeting

The Lago Vista City Council will hold a public hearing and invite citizen input to discuss and consider approval of an ordinance detailing the procedures and standards of an increase in maximum … more

Hill wins Leander mayoral runoff; Fielder to preside over June 21 council meeting

Leander residents have elected a new mayor. Troy Hill, who served one term on the city council before resigning to run for mayor, beat Vic Villarreal in a runoff election held last Saturday.Hill won … more

Hill wins mayoral runoff in Leander

Unofficial election results show Troy Hill winning the mayoral runoff in Leander. more

Rail service to Leander temporarily halted

Commuters who normally ride the Capital Metro rail system from the Leander station will have to find alternative transportation between Leander and the Lakeline Station through June 28.  more

Cedar Park council to consider resolution in support of more tolls on 183

At its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 14, the Cedar Park City Council will consider a resolution in support of two Central Texas Regional Mobility Authority projects that would add new … more

Leander Veteran Helps Launch Passing of Veterans Transplant Coverage Act

Charles Nelson, a former Army Specialist, was training in South Korea when he fell suddenly and violently ill. He was diagnosed with kidney disease after battling an untreated case of strep throat. … more

Turnout surges in early voting in Leander mayoral runoff

A contentious campaign has drawn voters to the polls to elect a new mayor in Leander. Early voting numbers surged by more than 12 percent, with … more

Leander’s First Adaptive Swing Dedicated at Robin Bledsoe Park

The City of Leander Parks and Recreation Department partnered with Girl Scout Troop 2504 to dedicate the city’s first adaptive swing at Robin Bledsoe Park last Tuesday, with a ribbon cutting and … more

LISD board approves raises for employees

The Leander ISD Board of Trustees gave final approval to a plan recommending raises averaging 2 percent for most district employees as well as an increase in the district’s contribution toward … more

Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter unveils new Canine Corral

STAFF REPORTSThe Williamson County Regional Animal Shelter (WCRAS) opened its temporary dog shelter June 6 in the county's Livestock Show Barn in San Gabriel Park. The facility is celebrating the … more

CAMPO Fails to Take Action on 620 Congestion at May Meeting

Several key meetings held in May aimed to shed light on proposed funding and fixes for congestion and road safety problems along RM 620 between Mansfield Dam and U.S. Highway 183. Residents shared … more

Police encourage vigilance after recent attack on Brushy Creek Trail

After a recently attempted assault on a woman jogging along Brushy Creek Trail, area police departments are encouraging citizens to stay safe when using outdoor parks and trails.Police are also … more

Lakeline Sears closing doors in September

A longtime fixture in Lakeline Mall is closing in September. Sears Holdings Corporation last week announced that its store at Lakeline Mall will be closing in September, along with 72 other locations … more
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