In 2021, the New Braunfels housing market boomed, employers struggled to fill job vacancies, New Braunfels and Comal ISDs began work on bond projects, and so much more occurred. Here is a look at some of Community Impact Newspaper's biggest stories from this year.


New Braunfels leaders hope hospitality industry can revive in 2021


NBU raises utility rates to keep up with booming population

City leaders looking to ease growing housing cost burden for residents


New Braunfels leaders contemplate strategies in wake of severe winter storm

Area vaccine rollout gains steam a year after COVID-19’s arrival


I-35 improvements in Comal and Hays counties will continue to open up travel

Rising demand threatens to outpace the housing market in New Braunfels


Efforts increase to advance massive Great Springs Project

Downtown experiences growing pains


Central Texas community comes together to drive up vaccination rates


Exploding Central Texas housing market continues to drive rapid sprawl

Residents raise concerns over efforts to expand affordable housing availability


Comal ISD bond aims to balance building with maintaining existing facilities

Proposed NBISD calls for $348 million bond to complete schools, address strain on campuses


New Braunfels industries caught in the wake of staffing challenges


City budget prioritizes police, fire staff and programs


6,000-home Mayfair development to break ground in early 2022


New Braunfels tourism industry rebounds as local hospitality revenue rises

Local businesses face supply chain issues and rising costs