New Braunfels

Stay informed about the latest local news in New Braunfels, including NBISD and CISD coverage, city council news and the local housing market, as well as the latest business and development updates affecting your community.


Recovery efforts for Crisis Center of Comal County likely to require long-term community support

On the evening of April 13, a fire broke out at the Crisis Center of Comal County’s Common Street family shelter, damaging a large part of the facility.


City of New Braunfels now accepting 15-year-old applicants for lifeguard positions in response to seasonal staffing shortages

The city will host a hiring event for all seasonal positions on April 30 at the Landa Park Aquatic Complex.



CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Village within expansive Fields development in Frisco to feature 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Voodoo Doughnut coming soon to Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 22.


Cypress Bend Park in New Braunfels awarded historical marker by Texas Historical Commission

The park was founded in 1927 as Eiband Park before becoming Cypress Bend Park.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Construction to start on Magnolia Village retail center May 2; Stranger Things Store to open in Grapevine Mills and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 21.




Kinnor Coffee opens new cafe space in New Braunfels

The coffee shop is partnered with 5 Stones Artisan Brewery and recently expanded to a larger space.


New Braunfels ISD names three 2022 Silver Unicorn award recipients

The Silver Unicorn Award has been given by the district since 1965 and honors individuals who have served the children and youth of NBISD.



Community survey now available online for all New Braunfels residents

The city previously conducted the National Community Survey in 2012, 2014, 2017 and 2019.



Wein and Saengerfest set to return to New Braunfels May 7

The festival was canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic and again in 2021 due to inclement weather.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: 5 businesses and restaurants coming to Keller, Fort Worth; Happy Goat Retreat now open in Willis and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 19.


Candidate forum for New Braunfels City Council District 1 slated for April 28

Three candidates are vying for the open District 1 spot on New Braunfels City Council.


UPDATE: Austin airport, Capital Metro respond to federal ruling overturning mask mandate for public transportation

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and Capital Metro are both assessing how an April 18 decision by a federal judge to strike down the mask mandate for public transportation will affect their operations.



Fischer Park playground temporarily closed in New Braunfels for equipment upgrades

The playground will be closed April 18-May 9 as equipment is replaced and upgrades are made.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Hoots Wings opening delayed in Round Rock; Grab N Go Tacos now open in New Caney and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 18.


Sales tax holiday for emergency supplies to save Texans estimated $1.5M

The sales tax holiday for emergency supplies is estimated to save Texans $1.5 million.


Hinman Island Drive construction in New Braunfels slated for late May completion

The road has been closed as New Braunfels Utilities crews work to install waterlines.



Crisis Center of Comal County sustains major damage in evening fire April 13

All 14 clients and 4 staff members were evacuated safely, according to CCCC staff, and a report on the damages is pending.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Plano ISD could cut programs due to rising state recapture bill; Frosties to offer daiquiris to go in downtown Hutto and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 14.