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Mixed-use neighborhood ranked best place to live in Austin
News 4 days ago
Mixed-use neighborhood ranked best place to live in Austin

Turns out Austin's top neighborhood is only a few miles north of downtown. The lifestyle-ranking website Niche released its annual list of "Best...

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Baseball scouting group moving to Hutto in city's largest development deal
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Baseball scouting group moving to Hutto in city's largest development deal

Perfect Game, a baseball scouting organization, is moving its national headquarters to Hutto in what the city described as the single largest...

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'Pay what you want' offer reinvigorates Bastrop's Pine Forest Golf Club
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'Pay what you want' offer reinvigorates Bastrop's Pine Forest Golf Club

It took just a Facebook post to breathe new life into the Pine Forest Golf Club. Last month, the golf club's new owner, David Buttross, asked the...

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Council delays vote on Lakeway store permit
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Council delays vote on Lakeway store permit

The Lakeway City Council on Monday unanimously voted to table a request for a permit that would have paved the way for a convenience store at the...

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Council approves strategic transportation plan for Austin
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Council approves strategic transportation plan for Austin

With a unanimous vote Thursday, the City Council put in place Austin's first long-term major transportation plan in more than 20 years. The...

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Happening now: Austin City Council to discuss land use rewrite
News 1 week ago
Happening now: Austin City Council to discuss land use rewrite

The Austin City Council will take up the proposed rewrite of the city's land development code Tuesday during a work session. The meeting could be...

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East Austin advocate calls out Greg Casar on affordable housing
News 2 weeks ago
East Austin advocate calls out Greg Casar on affordable housing

Fred McGhee, an outspoken advocate for the Montopolis Neighborhood, called out Austin City Council Member Greg Casar Thursday as lacking experience...

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Rollingwood council to address drainage problems that cause flooded yards, damage
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Rollingwood council to address drainage problems that cause flooded yards, damage

Adrienne Thannisch said she has lived on Rollingwood's Wallis Street for almost 30 years. During a rainstorm, the water flow from higher grounds...

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Bee Cave OKs permit for new assisted living facility
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Bee Cave OKs permit for new assisted living facility

A new assisted living and memory care facility, the Longleaf Bee Cave, was approved March 12 for a conditional use permit by the City Council. The...

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Backyard plan approved; developers drop suit against Bee Cave
News 2 weeks ago
Backyard plan approved; developers drop suit against Bee Cave

After being on hold for years, a development project for the Backyard at Bee Cave is moving forward after the City Council amended the site plan...

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Commentary: Should the LCRA be split into an electric utility and river authority?
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Commentary: Should the LCRA be split into an electric utility and river authority?

Commentary: The warning Shakespeare placed on the lips of a soothsayer in "Julius Caesar:" "Beware the Ides of March," has imbued that date with a...

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More improvements urged for Hamilton Pool Road
News 3 weeks ago
More improvements urged for Hamilton Pool Road

What was once a $5.2 million plan to add shoulders to a 4.6-mile stretch of Hamilton Pool Road has morphed into a $12.1 million plan that would...

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State attorney general says 'no' to new Spicewood city
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State attorney general says 'no' to new Spicewood city

In an effort to derail newly-incorporated city of Double Horn from moving forward, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed a lawsuit March 1 in...

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Rollingwood mayor's Kilimanjaro trek offers valued lessons
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Rollingwood mayor's Kilimanjaro trek offers valued lessons

A three-week trip to Tanzania that included an ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro gave Rollingwood Mayor Mike Dyson time to take in the beauty of East...

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Mayor: Bee Cave is 'very strong'
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Mayor: Bee Cave is 'very strong'

Development, support to improve transportation needs and the creation of a Parks, Recreation and Facilities Department are just a few of the 2018...

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Backyard at Bee Cave plan approved, developers drop suit against city
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Backyard at Bee Cave plan approved, developers drop suit against city

After years on hold, a development project for the Backyard at Bee Cave is moving forward after the City Council amended the site plan and its...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

The YWCA Greater Austin has been awarded $100,000 in funding from the Moody Foundation for the organization to build out its mobile mental health...

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Community news in brief
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Community news in brief

The Austin Public Library has expanded its Wi-Fi HotSpot Lending pilot program to include 10 library branches after a successful pilot at the...

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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
News 1 month ago
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
News 1 month ago
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
News 1 month ago
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
News 1 month ago
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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