News & Announcements

Posted on: January 16, 2019

Council Corner 1-15-19

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Did you miss our most recent council meeting? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Stay up to date and find out the highlights of our Tuesday, January 15, 2019, Little Elm Town Council meeting in our Council Corner.

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Voters to elect two representatives in 2019

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Little Elm, TX (January 16, 2019) Little Elm residents in District 2 and 4 will head to the polls to choose their council representatives on Election Day, Saturday, May 4.

Registered voters can vote on Election Day or during the Early Voting period before ...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Donuts and Databases: Find What You Need

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Reference USA will be at Little Elm Public Library on Tuesday, January 15, from 9-10 a.m., for "Donuts and Databases," an interactive training session on how to use the Library's Reference USA database for business, consumer, and job research. L...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Traffic Signal Work Causes Unexpected Delays

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January 10, 2019 (Little Elm, TX) At approximately 10: 45 a.m. on Thursday, January 10, Little Elm Police officers were made aware of a traffic situation at US 1385 and FM 380 when they observed delays during their regular patrol of the area.

Upon investig...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: January 8, 2019

Donation to Senior Center Means Support for Programs

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January 7, 2019 (Little Elm, TX) The Little Elm Senior Center was recently a recipient of a $15,000 donation from the Michel Hambrick Agency, Inc. of Little Elm, Cathedral Gardens, and Ministry With Aging. The contribution will be used to support Senior C...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: January 4, 2019

EDC Secures Spot in DBJ for the Fifth Consecutive Year

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The LE EDC moved up this year from the No. 16 position in 2017 with three deals valued at $5.5M to the No. 13 spot with seven contracts totaling  $63.15M.

These deals included:

  • Flix Brewhouse and the Main Marketplace development
  • Knotting Hill Place ...
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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: January 2, 2019

Drinking Water Supply Safe After Unexpected NTMWD Release

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Jan 2, 2019) On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, the North Texas Municipal Water District experienced a release of not fully-treated domestic wastewater from their Wilson Creek Regional Wastewater Plant in Allen, Texas, as a result of a light...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 26, 2018

New Year, New You

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Have you made your New Year's Resolutions yet? Like many of us, you've probably considered things like making more time for family and friends, saving more money or paying off debt and unplugging from electronics more often. But, have you considered resol...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Council Corner 12-18-18

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Council Meeting Highlights

Honor Park Presentations

  • Greg Roemer, President and CEO of Community Waste Disposal, the Town's solid waste partner, presented a check for $5,000 to the Town in sponsorship of the Honor Park.
  • Anthony Reich, General Manager of Huffi...
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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Woodlake Parkway to Close for Crosswalk Construction

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The next phase of the Hart's Branch Trail construction will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 26. This phase will include the installation of a crosswalk at Woodlake Parkway and will require the closure of Woodlake between Spruce Ct. and Willow Dr. During the proj...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 19, 2018

Town Holds Honor Park Groundbreaking

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Dec. 18, 2018). The Town of Little Elm held a public ceremony to celebrate the groundbreaking of its new Public Safety Honor Park. 

At the event, Little Elm Mayor David Hillock, Little Elm Fire Department Chief Brian Roach, and Lit...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 17, 2018

Holiday Hours

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In observance of the Christmas holiday, the Town of Little Elm administrative offices at Town Hall and the Municipal Court will be closed on Monday, Dec 24, and Tuesday, Dec. 25. Regular hours for these offices will resume Wednesday, Dec. 26. 

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 11, 2018

A Word About Wildlife

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Many of our properties back up to Army Corps land, Lake Lewisville, creeks, or wooded areas. Living close to these areas means more encounters with wildlife, both the cute and the creepy. Recently, many residents in our area were shocked to hear of a viol...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Council Corner 12-4-18

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Did you miss our most recent council meeting? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Stay up to date and find out the highlights of our Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, Little Elm Town Council meeting in our Council Corner.

Council Workshop Highligh...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 5, 2018

A New Year Means New Customer Service Hours for the Town of Little Elm

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Beginning Jan. 2, 2019, some Town of Little Elm departments will move to new operating hours to better serve residents.

The change in hours is part of a new pilot program to provide extended customer service hours to meet the needs of those individuals com...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Recent Events Cause Concern for Residents Along the 380 Corridor

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There is no doubt that 380 can feel like the Wild West with its explosive growth, multiple municipalities, different jurisdictions in juxtaposition, and tons of cars full of people trying to get to their destination as quickly as possible. Even just the v...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Important Information: Christmas Parade

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It's the most wonderful time of the year, and once again, it is time for the Little Elm Christmas Parade and Annual Tree Lighting! 

The Town of Little Elm’s Annual Christmas tree lighting and parade will be on Saturday, December 1. &...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 21, 2018

Council Corner 11-20-18

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Town of Little Elm Council Corner

Did you miss last night’s council meeting? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Stay up to date and find out the highlights of our Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, Little Elm Town Council meeting in our...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Shopping Small Means a Big Impact

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We would wager a guess that you already know that Black Friday is one of the biggest retail shopping days of the year, but have you heard about Small Business Saturday? Learn about Small Business Saturday and how shopping locally can mean a significant im...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 18, 2018

Major Collision on US 380

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Nov. 18, 2018). At approximately 8:00 a.m., the Little Elm Police Department and the Little Elm Fire Department responded to a call of a head-on collision in the 26700 block of E. University Drive in Little Elm. Upon arrival, resp...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 15, 2018

Stay Safe This Holiday Season

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year; gathering with friends and family, eating your favorite holiday foods, and general holiday cheer. We want you to have the best and safest holiday possible, so we have listed a few reminders to help keep ...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Police Officers Ride for Kids Benefits Scottish Rite Hospital

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For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Scottish Rite Hospital is a world-...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Appreciating the Animal Shelter

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When you think about Town services, the first things that probably come to mind are police and fire department services, street repair, and water billing. But, do you think about the Animal Shelter? Likely not, but here's why you should; the Animal Shelte...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Council Corner 11-6-18

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Town of Little Elm Council Corner

Did you miss last night’s council meeting? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Stay up to date and find out the highlights of our Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, Little Elm Town Council meeting in our ...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Thanksgiving 2018 Hours

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In observance of the Thanksgiving holiday, the Town of Little Elm administrative offices at Town Hall and the Municipal Court will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23. Regular hours for these offices will resume Monday, Nov. 26. 

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Extra! Extra! Read All About It – On Our Digital Marquees

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Extra! Extra! Read All About It – On Our Digital Marquees 

Did you know that the Town of Little Elm has seven digital marquee signs full of information to keep you updated on events and happenings going on in Town? You may have seen thes...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Do You Know About NaNoWriMo?

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Are you ready to celebrate NaNoWriMo with us this November? If you didn't already know, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo, which began online in 1999 with 21 participants and is now an annual event with hundreds of thousands o...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Get Social with Us!

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New to Town? New to Texas? Not new, but just want to get out of the house, have fun, and meet new people? Well, now you can with the Little Elm Recreation Center Social Nights!

What are Social Nights? 

Social Nights are a once a month gathering at ...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 17, 2018

What Will You Create Today?

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Last night, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, the Little Elm Public Library celebrated its 20th anniversary with a proclamation, a celebration, and a ribbon cutting announcing the new Makerspace! If you missed the party, that's okay, we've recapped it for you in...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Beyond Books: Learn About the Library

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When you first think of the Little Elm Public Library, your first thought is most likely going to be about books. But, did you know that the Little Elm Public Library offers more than just books? In this blog, we take you beyond books to tell you about so...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 3, 2018

National Drug Take-Back Day is October 27

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The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Da...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Call of Unresponsive Person

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Nov. 14, 2018). At approximately 1:00 p.m., the Little Elm Police Department and the Little Elm Fire Department responded to a call of an unresponsive person in the restroom at the Quik Trip located at 2181 FM 423 in Little Elm. Upon arriv...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Council Corner 10-16-18

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Did you miss last night’s council meeting? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Stay up to date and find out the highlights of our Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, Little Elm Town Council meeting in our Council Corner.

Council Workshop ...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 3, 2018

Little Elm Police Department Respond to Barricaded Person in Frisco Hills

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Nov. 3, 2018) The Little Elm Police Department responded to a call of an armed, suicidal subject at a home in the 13000 block of Signal Hill Drive at 1:37 PM. Officers made contact with the individual, who then began to barricade them self...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Pumpkin Hollow is Canceled

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With the trails underwater and the forecast not letting up, we, unfortunately, have to cancel this year's Pumpkin Hollow. If you've picked up a pumpkin to carve for the trail, please enjoy at your home.

Make plans to join us next year!

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Ready, Set, Recycle!

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Annual Clean and Green Protects Environment and Encourages Recycling

The Town of Little Elm is once again hosting its bi-annual Clean and Green event, and giving you a chance to clean out the garage and cross it off of your to-do list and help the environm...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: September 20, 2018

The Town of Little Elm adopts FY19 Budget and Tax Rate

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The development of the Town of Little Elm Fiscal Year 2019 -2023 budget came with a tremendous number of challenges, but also outstanding opportunity as the Town is still one of the fastest growing areas in the nation. With this growth, there are new sour...

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Posted on: September 26, 2018

Budget Highlights 2018-2019

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The Little Elm Town Council recently approved a new budget for the coming fiscal year 2018-19. Every year, the town staff creates both an operating and capital budget with regard to the Town’s strategic plan, which the council approved in 2013 a...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Council Corner 9-18-18

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Town of Little Elm Council Corner

Did you miss last night’s council meeting? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Stay up to date and find out the highlights of our Tuesday, September 18, 2018, Little Elm Town Council meeting in our Council Corner. ...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 15, 2018

CUTX makes major donation to Honor Park

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LITTLE ELM (June 20, 2018) The Little Elm Honor Park received a large donation last evening at the Town Council meeting as officials of Credit Union of Texas (CUTX) donated $10,000 to the park’s construction.

The donation is among the largest fro...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Library wins statewide award

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April 20, 2018

Library’s innovative programs win excellence award

LITTLE ELM (April 20, 2018) In recognition of the work accomplished by the staff and volunteers of the Little Elm Public Library during 2017, the Texas Municipal Library Directors A...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Public Works Department gains accreditation

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March 21, 2018

Public Works Department gains national accreditation

LITTLE ELM (March 21, 2018) The completion of an arduous assessment process that included a meticulous review of compliance with over 350 best practices in the field of public works has res...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

Public invited to participate in Honor Park construction

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Public invited to participate in Honor Park construction

LITTLE ELM (March 15, 2018) A community park honoring first responders is coming to the municipal complex in Little Elm, and residents, organizations, businesses and corporations can assist in financ...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Citizens Police Academy accepting applications

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February 5, 2018

Citizens Police Academy now accepting applications

LITTLE ELM (February 5, 2018) While never truly faltering in its support, strong backing for the work of the Little Elm Police Department appears more solid than ever as residents have a de...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: December 6, 2017

Denton County Issues Mandatory Burn Ban

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From the Denton County Emergency Management Office:

Denton County Judge Mary Horn today instated a Local Disaster Declaration for Threat of Wildland Fires Due to Dry Conditions in Denton County.

Denton County Judge Mary Horn, in the interest of fire safety...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Automatic watering enters seasonal schedule

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November 2, 2017

Sprinkler system watering enters seasonal schedule

Once-a-week watering matches trash collection day

LITTLE ELM (November 2, 2017) For many, the annual holiday season officially begins on Halloween night and ends on New Year’s Day,...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Winter averaging starts next month

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October 25, 2017

Conserving over 90-day period carries yearlong impact

Annual wastewater rate set by winter average

LITTLE ELM (October 25, 2017) Conserving water, one of our most precious resources, is always a good idea and a habit that should become secon...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Nov. 4

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October 23, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Saturday, Nov. 4

LITTLE ELM (October 23, 2017) In addition to very pleasant temperatures, and a touch of color in nature, autumn in Little Elm can be characterized as a time when residents actively express...

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Police respond to double shooting at Friday night fight

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LITTLE ELM (May 27, 2017) At around midnight on Friday Little Elm Police were dispatched to an area near Cesar Chavez Elementary School on Hart Road for what had begun as a fight between unknown persons of high school age.

The fight was interrupted by gunf...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Town, ISD create one-stop site for community news

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LITTLE ELM (May 25, 2017) In the long history of human existence, one thing remains true, regardless of language, climate, or culture -- humans seek interaction with one another, and the central square is where information is shared.

“That’s true even toda...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Library converting to easier, robust e-books program

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LITTLE ELM (May 15, 2017) While we might be quick to assume that the teen wearing headsets is listening to their favorite music, he or she might actually be listening to latest Harry Potter book, imagining a world of wizardry and magic.

Over the next few w...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Noontime shooting reported among acquaintances

LITTLE ELM (April 24, 2017) Little Elm Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a shooting between acquaintances.

A dispatch call was received shortly before noon today for a shooting in the 2800 block of Dawn Springs Drive in Little Elm.

Offi...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Army Corps of Engineers set meeting on lake master plan

LITTLE ELM (April 24, 2017) Based on the close relationship Little Elm residents enjoy with Lewisville Lake, the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has scheduled a public meeting in Town to share information and to gather comments in anticipation of revis...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Annual golf tournament set to honor fallen detective

LITTLE ELM (April 19, 2017) For the ninth year in a row, the Little Elm Fire Auxiliary is presenting its annual charity golf tournament, this year dedicated to the memory of Little Elm Police Detective Jerry Walker who was killed in the line of duty in Ja...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Voters to decide on continuation of street program

LITTLE ELM (April 17, 2017) Little Elm voters will trek to the polls on May 6 to decide whether or not to extend a program that provides funds for street maintenance.

At stake is the continuation of the Street Maintenance Sales Tax Program. The program, fi...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Early Voting times, dates and locations announced

LITTLE ELM (April 12, 2017) Voters in Little Elm will march to the polls, starting on April 24 and concluding on May 6, to decide on one Council seat and on extending a program that funds the repair and maintenance of Town streets.

“Elections are...

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Little Elm News Flash
Posted on: June 1, 2017

Missing elderly person reported in Little Elm area

An elderly white male has been reported missing from his home in the Frisco Lakes community, a Del Webb retirement enclave on the boundary between Frisco and Little Elm.

Joe Harris is described as five feet, six inches tall, weighing approximately 150 poun...

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