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Leander ISD Schedules College Fair In Cedar Park

CEDAR PARK, TX - College-bound high school students (and that should be all of you), take note: Leander ISD will be staging a college fair next week at Vista Ridge High School. The Sept. 27 college fair at the high school, located at 200 S. Vista Ridge Blvd. in Cedar Park, is designed to educate pr

PATCH - 2017-09-23 04:36:20

Intoxicated Man Breaks Cedar Park Officer's Finger During Scuffle

CEDAR PARK, TX - An intoxicated man is accused of breaking a police officer's finger during attempts to detain him this week, according to a newly released arrest affidavit. Police officer Doug Lynn reported to 401 W. Whitestone Blvd. Wednesday night to assist two other officers deal with an intoxi

PATCH - 2017-09-22 23:33:08

Cedar Park Open Houses This Weekend

Whether you're house hunting for the perfect family home, or you've recently relocated and want a better idea about the neighborhoods around town and what they are able to offer you, there's no better time to check out open houses than the weekend. Our partners at Realtor.com have a comprehensive l

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:03:31

Italian fusion eatery and grocery Whip In to expand

Indian fusion eatery and specialty grocery store Whip In, 1950 S. I-35, Austin, will expand and remodel its kitchen as well as add a brick-and-mortar bathroom pavilion. The business does not have a timetable for when the renovations will be completed. The bathrooms will be where Whip In's current st

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-24 15:00:23

Assisting Hands Home Care celebrates one-year anniversary

Assisting Hands Home Care, 2906 S. First St., Ste. 103, Austin, celebrates its first anniversary on Oct. 3. The in-home health care service provider offers personal care and companion services, light housekeeping, fall prevention, grocery shopping errands and meal preparation. Assisting Hands Home C

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-24 17:00:25

Bond, budget and buses: 5 things to know in Northwest Austin this week, Sept. 25-30

From transportation news to the county budget, here are the news items to know in Northwest Austin this week. 1. Capital Metro seeks public input on its proposed bus service changes Capital Metro unveiled plans to update more than half of its bus routes in June. The agency is hosting a series of pub

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-24 18:00:09

Google Fiber expands South Austin service, opportunities to provide input on Capital Metro bus route changes and more for Southwest Austinites to know this week, Sept. 25-29

More South Austin residents can now sign up for Google Fiber, and soon many will also have increased access to Capital Metro service. Here's a few more things to keep in mind this week. 1. Capital Metro proposes changes to more than half of its bus routes starting next June June 3 will kick off Capi

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-24 23:30:14

Voter registration deadline nears, county accepts hazardous household waste and other things to know this week in Georgetown, Sept. 24-30

Here are some news items to know this week in and around Georgetown. 1. Voter registration deadline nears for November election 2. Drop off hazardous waste at expo center on Saturday Williamson County and Houston-based Waste Management, a disposal company, host a free waste collection event Sept.

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-24 17:00:04

Mayor Sylvester Turner to ask for smaller tax increase for city of Houston

Mayor Sylvester Turner has proposed a tax rate increase to help expedite the cleanup process after Hurricane Harvey. (Chris Shelton/Community Impact Newspaper) Mayor Sylvester Turner will ask for a tax rate that is 60 percent lower than his initial proposal, he announced Wednesday. The mayor had a

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-22 22:52:42

Commentary: How Williamson County's budget could boost public safety

As the Williamson County Commissioner of Precinct 2, I have had the privilege to work with others to adopt the county budget for the last 10 years. Prioritizing funding for our local justice system, superior public safety and needed infrastructure while keeping taxes as low as possible have been som

MYSTATESMAN.COM - 2017-09-23 13:38:28

Austin SXSW 2018: Advisory Board Members For Art Program Selected

Representatives of the creative community from all over the world will lend expertise in selecting showcased art installations. AUSTIN, TX - SXSW organizers have announced the advisory board members for the 2018 SXSW Art Program. The board members include representatives of the creative community

PATCH - 2017-09-22 19:10:53

Parents say school route is unsafe in Vista Ridge neighborhood

A child swerves into traffic after another biker cuts him off on the sidewalk near Camacho Elementary School in Leander. (Courtesy: Samantha Schoen) LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) - Nathanael Ferguson has two children at Camacho Elementary school in the Leander Independent School District, and he says he w

KXAN - 2017-09-23 00:46:10

Property-tax failure a 'severe disappointment' for the grassroots: What Plano lawmakers had to say at the Texas Tribune Festival

State Rep. Jeff Leach said his most conservative constituents saw the recent session of the Texas Legislature as a "severe disappointment" as the Republican lawmaker from Plano responded to questions at a state politics conference in Austin. The comments were made on Saturday at the Texas Tribune Fe

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-23 21:53:01

Leander fire protection services rate among top 1.1% of departments in the US, according to advisory organization

Leander Fire Department received the second highest Public Protection Classification from the Insurance Service Office, according to Fire Chief Bill Gardner. The Insurance Service Office is an advisory organization that issues information about insurance risk, according to the office's website. The

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-22 17:43:36

Salvation Army Angel Tree For Children Needed In Travis, Williamson Counties

AUSTIN, TX - In Travis and Williamson counties, it's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Registration is open for The Salvation Army 2017 Angel Tree program, and families who may qualify are invited to call for an appointment, officials said Friday. The annual Angel Tree Program provides toys a

PATCH - 2017-09-22 18:40:24

Experts: Public school funding shifts from state to taxpayers

Some experts and legislators believe the 85th Texas Legislature did little to help public schools and taxpayers despite meeting for a special session this summer and passing education funding legislation. The main attempt to reform the property tax system this session came from Senate Bill 1, whic

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-23 10:59:55

Coated Nails salon opens this month

Coated Nails opened in September in the Lamar Union Shopping Center, 1100 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. 1140, Austin. Owner Rebecca Risha offers manicures and pedicures using dip powders, gel or lacquer. Customers are offered complimentary beverages and a hot-towel service during appointments. Coated Nails o

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-23 17:00:27

It's Italian Cucina opens on S. Lamar Blvd.

Owner Shara Bella opened It's Italian Cucina, 1500 South Lamar Blvd., Ste. 110, Austin, on Sept. 11. The Italian wine bar and kitchen provides such entrees as egg pasta with bolognese sauce, gnocchi and pumpkin-and-mascarpone-filled ravioli. It's Italian has regular wine tastings and offers Italian

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-23 15:00:25

Speed cushion debate resurfaces in Northwest Austin, meeting set for Sunday

Two neighborhoods near Spicewood Springs Road are hoping to relay concerns about speed cushion installation in Northwest Austin to the Austin Transportation Department. Residents of the Mountain and Balcones Village/Spicewood neighborhoods are meeting with the department at 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the B

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-22 19:21:27

See why Northwest Austin home sales decreased 21 percent from August 2016

The number of single-family homes sold fell in Northwest Austin in August, decreasing 21 percent compared to the same time last year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Austin Board of Realtors. ABoR board President Brandy Guthrie said that fewer single-family homes on the market in Nor

COMMUNITYIMPACT.COM - 2017-09-22 21:44:49