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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: July 16, 2014

Jet Ski Benefit for Food Bank set for Aug. 9

The tenth annual Jet Ski Adventure and Dinner Benefitting the Little Elm Food Bank is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 9. The poker-run style hunt starts at 1 p.m. and ends with a Hawaiian Luau with dinner, a silent auction and fireworks. Click to register.

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Posted on: July 14, 2014

Public meeting on Denton County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan

A public meeting is scheduled for Thursday, July 24 at 1:30 p.m. at the Denton County Emergency Services office to gather input on the Denton County Hazard Mitigation Action Plan. This plan guides the county response in the event of an emergency.

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Posted on: June 30, 2014

Water Quality Report mailed to homes and businesses

The latest report on the quality of the drinking water the Town of Little Elm distributes to residences and businesses has been mailed, having already arrived in some mailboxes, says Andrew Figueroa, Water Division Supervisor.

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Posted on: June 24, 2014

Ground broken for Hula Hut

Little Elm Mayor David Hillock was joined by officials of Austin-based Hula Hut as ground was broken for construction of the hugely-popular, water-themed eatery at Beard Park, their first expansion outside of Austin, says Town Manager Matt Mueller.

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Posted on: June 18, 2014

Dive In Movies start 2014 season with animated comedy

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Little Elm Parks and Recreation presents this summer’s three Dive In Movies on Saturdays, June 21, July 12 and Aug. 9 at Little Elm Park Beach, says Recreation Coordinator Keri Kirkwood-Huth.

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Posted on: June 16, 2014

Explorer Post garners statewide 'win'

In the same way police cadets undergo rigorous training with realistic scenarios at academies throughout the US, similar situational confrontations place Explorer Posts in competition with each other, says Little Elm Police Officer Sean Kinney.

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Posted on: June 9, 2014

Library combines fun and learning this summer

Parents and guardians can once again rely on their trusted ally, the Little Elm Public Library, in ensuring that summer is not a time when reading skills regress, says Library Director Spencer Smith.

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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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Posted on: May 1, 2014

Emergency Management sets next CERT class

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The Emergency Management program and the Denton County Dept of Emergency Services are jointly offering classes that prepare residents to become members of the Community Emergency Response Team, according to Travis Calendine, Emergency Management Support.

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Posted on: April 16, 2014

New water tower coming online in summer

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The construction of the two-million gallon elevated water storage tower at Little Elm Parkway and Eldorado Parkway is scheduled for completion in early summer, followed by testing, filling and deploying, says Assistant Town Manager Doug Peach.

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Posted on: April 16, 2014

New rules for overnight camping at Little Elm Park

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Changes to the rules covering overnight camping at Little Elm Park are now in effect, limiting the number of nights, eliminating motorized campers, adding a mandatory reservation procedure and imposing a daily fee, says Assistant Town Manager Doug Peach.

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