Cedar Park - Leander

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2:33 PM May 11, 2022 CDT

Blue Water Homecare & Hospice helps Leander residents age in place

Blue Water provides in-home care including assistance with meal preparation, cooking, reminders to take medications and light housekeeping.


GUIDE: 30 senior living facilities in Cedar Park, Leander

As the number of senior adults nationwide and in the Cedar Park-Leander area continues to grow, so does the demand for residential options.


City proclaims May 14 as Leander Pride Day

Leander Pride will host its A Rainbow to Remember event May 14 to celebrate the LGBTQ community in Leander.



Travis County reinstates burn ban

The ban will be in effect until June 8.


Capital Metro President/CEO Randy Clarke to leave for new position in Washington, D.C.

Capital Metro President and CEO Randy Clarke announced May 10 that he accepted a position as general manager and CEO of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in Washington, D.C.


Firehouse Animal Health Center underway in Cedar Park

Firehouse Animal Health Center offers immunizations, heartworm testing and prevention, dental care, physical examinations, x-rays, on-site surgical procedures, emergency assistance and more.


Stella Nail Salon & Lounge now open in Cedar Park

Stella Nail Salon & Lounge offers a variety of nail, waxing and lash services. The salon will be running its grand opening sale of 20% off all services until May 20.



Indian Delights serves fast-casual, fresh cuisine to Cedar Park restaurant goers

Indian Delights, a restaurant located next to the historic Austin Steam Train in Cedar Park, brings daily Indian cuisine to its repeat clientele.


SBA disaster loans available to Williamson County residents, businesses following March 21 tornadoes

The deadline to apply for the low-interest, economic injury loans is Feb. 6, 2023.


Cedar Park voters pass all three propositions in $158.8 million bond package

The city's bond propositions allocates $86.6 million for transportation projects, $42.2 for parks and recreation projects and $30 million for a public safety project.


Cedar Park voters elect Jim Penniman-Morin as mayor; three council members re-elected

All three incumbents are in the lead against their opponents. Current Council Member Jim Penniman-Morin is in the lead for the mayoral race.



UPDATE: Leander residents vote to stay in Capital Metro, plus other proposition results

Both Williamson County and Travis County are reporting all Election Day results.


UPDATE: Kathryn Pantalion-Parker wins re-election; Place 3, Place 5 races head to runoff

Both Williamson County and Travis County are reporting all Election Day results.


14 events for Cedar Park-Leander residents to enjoy May 7-June 11, plus a live music calendar

Check out these local events, including Mother's Day and Memorial Day celebrations.


Cedar Park officials mark completion of Bell Boulevard realignment with ribbon-cutting ceremony

Cedar Park City Council members, staff and project stakeholders gathered May 6 for a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the completion of the Bell Boulevard realignment project.



Travis County commissioners receive presentation on ballooning jail population

The jail population has jumped from a pandemic low of roughly 1,400 in May 2021 to 2,095 as of early May of this year, according to Valerie Hollier, a planning project manager with the county's justice and public safety division. 


Leander ISD prepares for budget shortfall ahead of enrollment growth

Leander ISD is facing a projected $33.9 million budget shortfall in the next fiscal year as it aims to balance increasing expenditures and rising enrollment numbers.


Cedar Park Fire Department celebrates 50th anniversary

On May 5, 1972, a small group of volunteer firefighters established the Cedar Park Fire Department.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Investment firm buys The Shops at Willow Bend in Plano; Missouri City City Council fires city manager with cause and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of May 5.



VOTER GUIDE: Early-voting turnout in Williamson County tops 7% in May 7 election

Here is what you need to know before heading to the polls on May 7.


Lonestar 24 Hour ER partners with Austin physician and nonprofit organization to deliver medical supplies to Ukraine

Donations of emergency medical supplies, equipment and medicine have been delivered to hospitals in Ukraine and to the Ukrainian army.


Advocates urge Austin, Travis County leaders to take action on drug-related deaths at community town hall

Several representatives from the city and the county were in attendance.