Cedar Park’s anniversary, science museum closing: 5 recent Impacts from Leander and Cedar Park
Texas Museum of Science & Technology will close its location at 1220 Toro Grande Drive, Cedar Park, after three years of operation at the facility.
By Abby Bora
Abby Bora started at Community Impact Newspaper in May 2017. After working as a reporter, she became editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition in October 2018. She covers Leander ISD and city government. Bora graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I. with a bachelor’s degree in media and communications studies.
Keep up with updates from Travis County and Austin for the week of March 30 here.
Williamson County epidemiologist Justine Price said she predicts the county’s coronavirus peak will hit between April 24-May 15.
Facilities to isolate nursing home residents who test positive for coronavirus will be set up in Travis, Williamson counties
The facilities will be for individuals living at nursing homes who do not need hospitalization or have already been discharged from the hospital.
Austin Regional Clinic will open drive-up COVID-19 testing sites across five sites.
Leander mayor reduces city sign regulations, expands critical infrastructure construction to include development
Leander Mayor Troy Hill ordered the city to reduce regulations for business signs and broaden local critical infrastructure construction to include residential and commercial development.
Of the 42 total cases of confirmed coronavirus cases in Williamson County, nearly one-third of patients comes from Cedar Park and Leander
Fire Oak Distillery in Liberty Hill has produced nearly 600 gallons of sanitizer for Williamson County first responders, community
The distillery is still selling its vodka and bourbon to-go.
A new small office space rental business is under construction and plans to open in Leander in fall 2020.
During the coronavirus situation, schools have had to make changes in how they deliver instruction, meals, elections and more. Below is a roundup of what local schools are doing to serve students and families.
The Cedar Park and Leander chambers of commerce have online directories with updated information on what services and specials their members are providing.
Beginning April 1, riders will not have to pay Capital Metro operators or use the farebox.
First death attributed to coronavirus in Williamson County was a male in his 70s.