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Posted on: November 18, 2014

Recreation Center offers after-Thanksgiving programs

There are basically two kinds of people during the Thanksgiving holiday, those who eat too much and do nothing to counteract it, and those who eat too much and resolve to do something about it, says Tracy Spino, Fitness Coordinator at the Rec Center.

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Posted on: November 13, 2014

Municipal Court highlighted at Council

A mayoral proclamation recognizing the important role Little Elm’s Municipal Court plays in the administration of justice at the local level was read into the record by Mayor David Hillock during a recent Council meeting, says Finance Dir. Alan Dickerson.

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Posted on: November 10, 2014

Thanksgiving schedule for trash and recycling

Trash and recycling collection for the Thanksgiving Holiday will shift service day for residents who are on Thursday and Friday pickup, says Kevin Mattingly, Public Works Director.

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

West Nile Virus found at Little Elm site

A positive result for the presence of the West Nile Virus has been identified in Little Elm during surveillance checks related to the Town’s Mosquito Management and Response Plan, says Town Manager Matt Mueller. Steps are being taken to deal with it.

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Posted on: October 28, 2014

Library operates always-open virtual branch

Access to library materials is not the first thing that comes to mind when considering the Town’s 24-hour operations, says Library Director Spencer Smith. The library's virtual branch, however, never closes.

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Posted on: October 24, 2014

Watering with automatic sprinklers reverts to twice a month

As the fall and winter dormant season for most grasses, plants, shrubs and ground covers approaches, the Little Elm Water Division urges residents to turn off their automatic sprinkler systems, says the division’s supervisor Andrew Figueroa.

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Posted on: October 17, 2014

Friends of the Library announce scholarship details

High school juniors and seniors in the Little Elm area have until next April 15 to complete requirements for eligibility in the Friends of the Library Scholarship Program, according to Jane Schoknect, scholarship coordinator

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Posted on: October 14, 2014

Mayor's Fitness Challenge aims to keep LE fit

Every year, Men’s Magazine rates the 25 Fattest and 25 Fittest Cities in the nation, and once again, Texas has placed four cities in the fattest category and only two in the fittest, says Tracy Spino, Little Elm’s Fitness Coordinator.

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Posted on: October 8, 2014

Fire Department prepared for any contingency

Officials with the Little Elm Fire Department are assuring area residents that no known exposure to the Ebola virus has occurred in Little Elm, says Fire Chief Joe Florentino.

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Posted on: October 6, 2014

Library embarks on pre-Kinder focus

Based on the widely-accepted fact that children begin their early learning exclusively through oral stimulation, the Little Elm Library has implemented the “1KBK” program, says Youth Librarian Kelli Phelan.

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Posted on: September 8, 2014

Online database of software how-to videos and tutorials

A new online service promises to lessen the level of frustration that often accompanies questions regarding the operation of computer programs and applications, says Little Elm Public Library Director Spencer Smith.

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

Planet Kidz returns to Little Elm Rec Center

Saturday nights during the school year will take a decidedly upward trajectory for Little Elm second through seventh graders as the Parks and Recreation Department brings back Planet Kidz, says Keri Kirkwood-Huth, Recreation Coordinator.

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