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Elgin poised to de-annex some properties it absorbed in 2015
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Elgin poised to de-annex some properties it absorbed in 2015

The Elgin City Council on Tuesday paved the way to de-annex about half the properties it annexed in 2015 after endorsing a recommendation by city...

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Lakeway residents: Upkeep on parks a priority
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Lakeway residents: Upkeep on parks a priority

When it comes to investing in the city's parks system, Lakeway residents place a high priority on maintaining its trails and parks, with some...

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State judges determine who may challenge LCRA's groundwater permit request in Bastrop County
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State judges determine who may challenge LCRA's groundwater permit request in Bastrop County

State judges have dismissed about 30 people out of a groundwater pumping case, after finding that they failed to demonstrate concrete ways in which...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

Tickets are on sale for the annual Bollywood Meets Borscht Belt, which will run from 4 to 7 p.m. April 7 to raise funds for school supplies for...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

The city of Buda is accepting applications from citizens interested in serving on a local board or commission. The deadline to submit an...

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City Manager Spencer Cronk restarts land development code rewrite with directive to City Council
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City Manager Spencer Cronk restarts land development code rewrite with directive to City Council

Austin City Manager Spencer Cronk issued a directive to the City Council Friday to restart the overhaul of the land development code. Cronk's memo...

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Cedar Park announces intention to bring United States Tennis Association Texas to $1.5 billion development
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Cedar Park announces intention to bring United States Tennis Association Texas to $1.5 billion development

The Cedar Park City Council approved a twenty-year $60 million incentive package for a $1.5 billion mixed-used development Thursday night that will...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

The city of Georgetown is in the process of finalizing details for a new household hazardous waste program that is expected to be announced this...

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Giving City: In a mural, a chance for kids to grow
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Giving City: In a mural, a chance for kids to grow

Staff from the Council on At-Risk Youth and former associate judge for the city of Austin Celeste Villarreal spent Thursday morning priming the...

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Hutto starts loan program for small businesses
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Hutto starts loan program for small businesses

The city of Hutto and the Hutto Community Development Corporation announced this week a $200,000 loan program to support small businesses,...

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New townhome community coming to Bee Cave
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New townhome community coming to Bee Cave

A preliminary plat approved by the Bee Cave City Council last week will make room for a new condo-type housing development, which real estate...

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Lakeway celebrates City Park's 25th anniversary
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Lakeway celebrates City Park's 25th anniversary

As City Park approaches its 25th anniversary, some of the people who helped to make Lakeway's "treasure" recall a time when it almost never...

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Bee Cave loosens sign restrictions at Galleria
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Bee Cave loosens sign restrictions at Galleria

The Bee Cave City Council last week amended the sign ordinance at the Hill Country Galleria to give tenants and management more flexibility in...

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Hinojosa files bill to overturn Texas' ban on inclusionary zoning
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Hinojosa files bill to overturn Texas' ban on inclusionary zoning

Rep. Gina Hinojosa, D-Austin, filed a bill Monday to overturn Texas' ban on "inclusionary zoning." The bill would allow cities to mandate...

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Analysis: Bastrop faces $7.2M deficit every year over next 20 years if city replaces all streets
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Analysis: Bastrop faces $7.2M deficit every year over next 20 years if city replaces all streets

The city of Bastrop could face a $7.2 million budget deficit every year over the next 20 years if it decides to replace all 144 miles of street...

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City decides to close book on subleasing Recycled Reads
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City decides to close book on subleasing Recycled Reads

A proposed sublease of the Austin Public Library system's used books store, Recycled Reads, is dead after library officials shelved the idea...

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Hutto offices to close during move to new City Hall
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Hutto offices to close during move to new City Hall

All city of Hutto offices, including the library, will be closed from Wednesday through March 3 while they are being moved to the newly completed...

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Abortion provider says opponents bought out clinic's lease, forcing move
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Abortion provider says opponents bought out clinic's lease, forcing move

Staffers of a nonprofit abortion care provider, which is at the center of a major lawsuit challenging abortion restrictions, packed up their...

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Panel clears path for Lakeway ordinance overhaul
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Panel clears path for Lakeway ordinance overhaul

To clarify city ordinances that may be outdated or give insufficient notice to residents of what is allowable, Lakeway's Zoning and Planning...

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Error will cost COTA $25 million in state funding
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Error will cost COTA $25 million in state funding

Circuit of the Americas is out at least $25 million in state funding after Gov. Greg Abbott's office rejected the group's annual application for...

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Error will cost F1 track $25 million in state funding
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Error will cost F1 track $25 million in state funding

Circuit of the Americas is out at least $25 million in state funding after Gov. Greg Abbott's office rejected the group's annual application for...

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Latest nominee rekindles debate about Planning Commission's makeup
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Latest nominee rekindles debate about Planning Commission's makeup

Six months after Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed suit over the makeup of the Austin Planning Commission, its membership likely continues to...

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Round Rock council OKs incentives deal for $200M development to rival Domain
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Round Rock council OKs incentives deal for $200M development to rival Domain

ROUND ROCK - An agreement approved by the Round Rock City Council provides city incentives for a $200 million urban-style development that is...

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Round Rock council OKs incentive deal for $200M development to rival Domain
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Round Rock council OKs incentive deal for $200M development to rival Domain

ROUND ROCK - An agreement approved by the Round Rock City Council provides city incentives for a $200 million urban-style development that is...

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Community throws party after Austin pays to save historic black schoolhouse
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Community throws party after Austin pays to save historic black schoolhouse

Myrtle Robinson started attending the Montopolis Negro School when she was 7 years old. Schools were still segregated in the 1940s, and she...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

Church World Service will sponsor the Austin Crop Hunger Walk that will begin at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Camp Mabry, 2200 W. 35th St. Funds raised...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

The Central Texas Food Bank will host the 2018 Austin Oyster Festival from noon to 6 p.m. Feb. 23 at Republic Square, 422 Guadalupe St. The event...

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Black History Month panel addresses African American displacement in Austin
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Black History Month panel addresses African American displacement in Austin

For Kazique J. Prince, the black experience in Austin can often mean feeling isolated. At an Austin Community College panel discussion Wednesday...

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Panel: Uncovering black history helps lift communities
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Panel: Uncovering black history helps lift communities

For Kazique J. Prince, the black experience in Austin can often mean feeling isolated. At an Austin Community College panel discussion Wednesday...

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Travis County won't build bridge on Great Divide Drive
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Travis County won't build bridge on Great Divide Drive

Travis County intends not to move forward on a proposed bridge on Great Divide Drive in Bee Cave, a project that was part of the county's bond...

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