Cedar Park - Leander

Stay informed about the latest local news in Cedar Park and Leander, including LISD, Leander and Cedar Park city councils, and transportation and development updates.

11:23 AM May 24, 2022 CDT

Austin-Bergstrom International Airport projects busiest Memorial Day weekend to date

Central Texans traveling out of the airport should expect longer wait times this holiday weekend. Here is why air travel is increasing and how to come prepared.


10 things to do in the Austin area for Memorial Day weekend, May 27-30

Here are multiple ways to celebrate Memorial Day in the Austin area.


Next phase of San Gabriel Parkway expansion in Leander to begin this summer

The $7.6 million project will connect San Gabriel Parkway east to Ronald Reagan Boulevard.



Cedar Park Montessori School celebrates 25th anniversary

Montessori Education is customized to each child's needs and abilities through individually tailored lessons. Cedar Park Montessori School works with children from 18 months old to sixth grade.


Re-elected Council Member Kathryn Pantalion-Parker sworn into office; runoff elections nearing in Leander

Runoff elections for Place 3 and Place 5 on Leander City Council will take place June 11.


Expert offers tips for parents amid nationwide baby formula shortage

Although a light at the end of the tunnel many now be in sight for many parents, officials said it may take as long as six to eight more weeks before shelves are restocked.




We Are Blood donor center opening this summer in Cedar Park

The three other We Are Blood donor centers are located on Mays Street in Round Rock, on North Lamar Boulevard in Austin and on Slaughter Lane in South Austin.


Mixed-use development Ronald Reagan Crossing underway in Leander

The development will include office space as well as retail and dining options.


Ahead of summer, regulators stress confidence in Texas power grid to meet record demand forecast

Regulators provided an update on grid operations following a weekend notice asking Texans to conserve their power usage.


10 latest commercial permits filed in Cedar Park, Leander

See plans for new restaurants and salons in Cedar Park as well as a new hotel and bar in Leander.



Cedar Park, Leander see decreased home sales, new listings in April

The Austin Board of Realtors' Central Texas Housing Market Report shows an overall decrease in home sales and new listings for Williamson and Travis counties in the month of April.


Williamson County increases property tax exemptions for homeowners, age 65-plus and disabled residents

Commissioners court increased the existing tax exemption for residents age 65 and older as well as residents with a disability to $125,000, and the general homestead property exemption was increased to 5% of assessed value or a minimum of $5,000.


Learn more about Cedar Park's The Ranch at Brushy Creek neighborhood

The median price for a home in The Ranch at Brushy Creek is $859,000.


Texas Children’s hosts topping-out ceremony for Northwest Austin hospital

The facility—which is expected to open in February 2024—will be Texas Children’s first hospital in Central Texas.



Design work on New Hope Drive extension in Cedar Park nearing completion

Construction is expected to begin this summer and last through winter 2023.


Mayor Corbin Van Arsdale honored for years of service in Cedar Park

Corbin Van Arsdale served two terms as Cedar Park Mayor since 2018. Van Arsdale's successor is Mayor-elect Jim Penniman-Morin.


Contractor agreement for Cedar Park Fire Station No. 2 remodeling project approved by council

The agreement with HCS Inc. for the construction in the remodeling of Cedar Park Fire Station No. 2 is to not exceed $498,200.


New apartment complex to break ground this summer off S. Bagdad Road in Leander

Construction on Glenwood Apartments is expected to begin in mid-2022.



Drug overdose was No. 1 cause of accidental death in Travis County in 2021, report shows

The report shows 308 people died from overdosing in Travis County in 2021, up more than 50 deaths from 2020. Of those deaths, 118 were related to fentanyl, a 237% increase from 2020 to 2021.


St. David's HealthCare hospitals earn 'A' safety rating for spring 2022

Austin-area St. David's HealthCare facilities are being nationally recognized for receiving "A" ratings for the Spring 2022 Leapfrog Safety Ratings.