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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Utility Systems

The City of Georgetown will limit outdoor watering to two days per week starting on Monday, October 14. Last week the Brazos River Authority, which manages the water in Lake Georgetown and Stillhouse Hollow Lake, notified the City of Georgetown that they are enacting a stage 2 drought warning for

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The librarian-and-driver for Georgetown’s colorful bookmobile will now have a helper, thanks to a state grant and the popularity of the little library on wheels. The Georgetown Public Library received a special projects grant for $75,000 from the Texas State Library and Archives Commission to support the operation of the

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ArchivedCity HallFire Department

The Georgetown Parks Department began deconstructing the Creative Playscape at San Gabriel Park last week. The City is in the process of redesigning and rebuilding the play structure. But before the work on the playscape started, its tight spaces served as a survival training facility for the Georgetown Fire Department.

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ArchivedCity HallFire DepartmentPolice Services

Georgetown firefighters and police officers will participate in a memorial stair climb at Georgetown ISD football stadium on Wednesday, September 11. The climb is done each year as a tribute to first responders who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Participants will climb the equivalent of 110 stories—the height

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ArchivedArts & CultureCity Hall

Georgetown’s cultural district designation was approved by the board of the Texas Commission on the Arts at their meeting on Thursday in Austin. Georgetown’s was one of five new cultural districts in cities across Texas approved by the commission. The Georgetown cultural district includes the 40-block area of downtown included

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Georgetown’s tourism website and Red Poppy Festival website were named the best in the state at a recent tourism conference. The Georgetown Convention and Visitors Bureau won the awards at the annual conference of the Texas Association of Convention and Visitors Bureaus held on August 8. RedPoppyFestival.com won for best

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ArchivedCity HallMain Street

The Georgetown Main Street program recently presented checks to reimburse a portion of the cost for new signs at Hummingbird Hollow and Artisans Connect. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. Hummingbird Hollow is a boutique with

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The Albertson’s has been sold. At their regular meeting on Tuesday, the Georgetown city council voted to accept a bid for $3.55 million from M.F. Trinity Management for the former Albertson’s grocery store building. The sale should be finalized in 60 days. The 56,331 square-foot former Albertson’s building at 610

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ArchivedCity HallMain Street

The Georgetown Main Street program recently presented checks to reimburse a portion of the cost for new signs at ReImagine and Avalon Monuments. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. ReImagine is an antique and home furnishings

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City HallParks & Recreation

A team of four lifeguards – Kate Krause, Madi Smith, Aaron Duke and Hunter Boyd – represented the City of Georgetown as Team Code Red Cross at the State Lifeguard Competition held in Corpus Christi on July 24. These individuals represented the City in a fantastic showing which garnered a second

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