Cedar Park | Leander
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Montessori Kids Universe opens in Cedar Park

Montessori Kids Universe—a new private school that offers day care and instruction to children from six weeks to six years old—has opened in Cedar Park.


Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

Three Legged Goat to expand downtown Pflugerville bar

Three Legged Goat is a wine and craft beer bar located at 200 E. Pecan St., Ste. 5, in Pflugerville.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Pedestrian bridge for the galleria, new zoning board and further steps toward a safer low-water crossing: A breakdown of the Dec. 10 Bee Cave City Council meeting

Though the Dec. 10 Bee Cave City Council meeting finished in under an hour, officials passed several agenda items.



New Braunfels

San Antonio Street bridge construction deliveries to cause delays in New Braunfels

Drivers can anticipate delays near downtown Dec. 11-13.


Central Austin

Viva Day Spa announces expansion

Viva Day Spa, a locally owned luxury day spa, is expanding its location at 215 S. Lamar Blvd., Austin, to …


Southwest Austin

Dripping Springs City Council reappoints member John Kroll after absences result in vacated seat

Council member John Kroll was reappointed to Dripping Springs City Council Dec. 10.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Eanes ISD board votes to continue Spanish immersion program after dozens of parents voice support

The Eanes ISD board of trustees voted unanimously to continue a Spanish language immersion pilot program in kindergarten through fifth grade at a Dec. 10 meeting.



Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

City Council approves reduced scope for Lake Pflugerville improvements

Pflugerville City Council unanimously approved a resolution reducing the scope of its Lake Pflugerville improvements at its Dec. 10 meeting.


Georgetown

Georgetown to reimburse 50% of Costco sales taxes per deal

Costco is expected to be one of the largest sales tax producers for the city with a 10-year net benefit of about $11 million.


San Marcos | Buda | Kyle

Getting to know Traci Anderson, Buda's new Economic Development Corp. executive director

Anderson describes her role in the city as one moving piece that is part of a bigger puzzle.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Pedestrian bridge to connect American Campus Communities buildings within Bee Cave's Hill Country Galleria

The Hill Country galleria will soon have a steel pedestrian bridge connecting two of its buildings.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave low-water crossing to undergo engineering study

After a monthslong process that began in June with an interlocal agreement between the city of Bee Cave and Travis County, the low water crossing on Great Divide Drive near the south Bee Cave neighborhood The Homestead is another step closer to becoming safer.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Bee Cave restructures makeup of its zoning board of adjustments

Bee Cave City Council members comprised the city’s Zoning Board of Adjustments until Dec. 10, when the body approved an ordinance that changes its makeup to comply with state law.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Travis County commissioners delay approving RV park proposal near Hamilton Pool Preserve as residents raise concern

For the second week in a row, dozens of Dripping Springs residents filled the Travis County Commissioners Court chambers, prepared to speak in opposition to a proposed RV park at 401 Stagecoach Ranch Road, less than a half mile away from the Hamilton Pool Preserve.


Georgetown

Mary Calixtro wins Georgetown City Council District 1 race

Mary Calixtro won the runoff election Dec. 10 for the Georgetown City Council District 1 seat with 1 of 1 polling locations reporting.



Lake Travis | Westlake

Wildfire mitigation, raised medians down RM 620 and streamlined city functions: A breakdown of the Dec. 9 Lakeway special City Council meeting

Lakeway City Council held a special meeting at 2 p.m. Dec. 9, during which officials received updates on transportation and safety initiatives.


Georgetown

Willie's Grill & Icehouse to open new Georgetown locale in late January

The casual bar and grill serves burgers, chicken fried steak, ribs, Texas seafood and more.


Lake Travis | Westlake

Austin primary election 2020: Here are the candidates for local office on the ballot

The March 3 election includes democratic and republican candidates from U.S. President down to local county and district judges. If no candidate receives 50% of the vote in a primary race, the top two vote-getters go to a primary election on Tuesday, May 26.


Georgetown

City of Georgetown announces new position: communications and public engagement director

Aly Van Dyke will oversee the newly formed communications and public engagement department.



Round Rock | Pflugerville | Hutto

KFC now open in Hutto

The national fast food chain is known for its fried chicken, along with traditional Southern sides such as mashed potatoes and coleslaw.


New Braunfels

New Braunfels Fire Department selects new assistant fire chief

Michael Wehman is a 28-year fire service veteran who most recently served as NBFD battalion chief.


Central Austin

Travis County begins contract negotiations for women’s jail facility as overall jail population continues to decline

The county has planned to build a new, separate women’s facility for years, despite some pushback from local activists.