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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 8, 2014

Senior Center sets Arts and Craft Fair for Nov. 1

Just in time for early holiday gift ideas, the Little Elm Senior Center is hosting the fourth annual Arts and Craft Fair on Saturday, Nov. 1, says Senior Center Coordinator Annette Carrico. The sale will be held at the Senior Center from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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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 30, 2014

Registration dates set for Secret Santa program

Registration for the Secret Santa program will be open on the second, third, fourth and fifth Thursdays of October in the Little Elm Public Library from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., says Kathy Phillips, Secret Santa co-coordinator and Town Secretary.

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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 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: 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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