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Posted on: September 9, 2014

Fire Station sets open house on Oct. 4

Giving residents a front seat view of the inner workings of the Little Elm Fire Department fulfills just one of several goals set for the annual open house, says Assistant Fire Chief Brian Roach. The open house is set for Saturday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m.

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Posted on: September 9, 2014

Library and Friends to celebrate anniversary

The Little Elm Public Library and the Little Elm Friends of the Library are celebrating their 17th anniversary and residents are invited to help celebrate the milestone, says Cathy Wood, anniversary celebration event chairperson for the Friends.

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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 29, 2014

Water customers revert back to weekly watering

In line with other customers of the North Texas Municipal Water District, effective Monday, Sept. 1, residential and commercial water customers in Little Elm will return to once-a-week watering, says Public Works Director Kevin Mattingly.

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Posted on: August 29, 2014

Parks and Rec Master Plan on tap

Residents will soon get the opportunity to contribute ideas and suggestions on parks, recreation and open spaces, as the Town prepares to create its Master Parks Plan, says Parks and Recreation Director Chad Hyde.

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Posted on: August 28, 2014

Car, truck and cycle show part of Autumn Fest

As part of the ER Centers of America Autumn Fest, the Parks and Rec Department is hosting the Hooked on Classics Car, Truck and Cycle Show at the Little Elm Town Hall parking lot on Saturday, Sept. 20, says Recreation Coordinator Keri Kirkwood-Huth.

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Posted on: August 21, 2014

Explorer Post wins two regional awards

Little Elm’s Law Enforcement Explorer Post walked off with two awards at the recently-held state competition, contending against over 90 posts from a three-state area, says Post Advisor Police Officer Sean Kinney.

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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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Posted on: August 14, 2014

ER Centers of America Autumn Fest opens Sept 18

This year’s edition of the Town’s fall festival has been renamed the ER Centers of America Autumn Fest, reflecting the title sponsorship by the local affiliate of the national healthcare firm, says Alicia Gray, Festival and Special Events Coordinator.

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

Rec Center to expand Kidzone childcare

Moms and dads who’ve been using the “unavailable child care” excuse to avoid attending workout sessions might be excited to learn that limited childcare at the center is available after the school year begins, says Fitness Coordinator Tracy Spino.

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

Library offers citizenship classes

Every year, the nation gains 650,000 citizens through the naturalization process, a few of which are prepared for the process through a citizenship program sponsored by the Little Elm Library, says coordinator Tammy Woodrum. The next class starts Oct. 1.

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Posted on: August 7, 2014

Changes to school zones go into effect

Schools in the Little Elm area are preparing to open on Aug. 25, requiring drivers to be cognizant of changes in school zones, says Police Chief Waylan Rhodes. Especially critical are the changes in start and stop times for the reduced speed limits.

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Posted on: July 21, 2014

Restoring Beard Park part of Lakefront District

Longtime Little Elm residents who drive along the stretch of Eldorado Parkway near the Hydrous Wake Board Park will likely recall the days when Beard Park occupied that general area, says Parks and Recreation Director Chad Hyde. The park will soon return.

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Posted on: June 6, 2014

Water conservation elevates to precarious level

All cities served by the North Texas Municipal Water District have received a request from the water utility to remain in Stage 3 seasonal status until Oct. 31, says Kevin Mattingly, Little Elm Public Works Director. Little Elm continues to comply.

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Posted on: May 23, 2014

Twice monthly watering with automatic sprinklers remains until Oct. 31

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At least until after this year’s Halloween, residents of Little Elm will be required to limit watering their lawns and landscapes with automatic sprinklers to twice a month, says Water Supervisor Andrew Figueroa. Maps and schedules to serve as reference.

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