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The Texas Life-sciences Collaboration Center, a biotech accelerator in south Georgetown, held a groundbreaking on Thursday for building three. The new 15,000 square-foot building will include cleanroom space for the manufacture of medical devices and other biotech products. The building should be completed in January. The new building will be

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The City of Georgetown advises residents to be aware of scams reported to the City involving payments on past-due accounts. In one case, someone who identified himself as a City of Georgetown employee called a local business about a past-due utility account. The person told the customer to purchase a

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Project Connect is holding open house meetings next week to offer ideas and get input on transit plans for Central Texas. Regional transportation entities have joined forces to study transportation options for communities in the North Corridor, including Austin, Hutto, Round Rock, Pflugerville, and Georgetown. See details at the Project

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Firefighter Craig Owen was recognized at the Georgetown city council meeting last week for his role as a liaison to families of two volunteer firefighters who were killed in the April 17 explosion in West, Texas. Owen, who is a driver/engineer with the Georgetown Fire Department, also was honored for

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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Utility Systems

The schedule for outdoor landscape irrigation remains in effect for City of Georgetown water customers. The following mandatory limits apply to landscape irrigation water use. For irrigation systems and hose-end sprinklers, landscape irrigation is limited to a schedule based on the last digit of your address number: Odd addresses may

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Several Georgetown firefighters were awarded the green cross this week for their efforts to extract two injured drivers from their vehicles after a wreck on Texas 195. The two-vehicle head-on collision happened on the morning of March 21. The green cross is an award for firefighters involved in a vehicle

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Hundreds participated in the inaugural Chase the Chief 5k and Fun Run in San Gabriel Park on Sunday. The family fitness event was sponsored by the Georgetown Police Department and the Georgetown ISD Council PTA. (Click on photos for larger version.) The photos were taken by Amanda Chron with the

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The Georgetown Public Library’s one-book, one-community program—Georgetown Reads!—kicks off this year on May 14. One Amazing Thing, by Chitra Divakaruni, is this year’s book selection. Copies of the book are now available for checkout at the library. The plot of One Amazing Thing revolves around nine individuals who have been

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ArchivedCity HallGeorgetown Utility Systems

Each month, families facing a serious crisis like a job loss or medical emergency seek help from local nonprofits like The Caring Place. That support, including assistance with utility bill payments, can make a crucial difference when it seems as though there is no place to turn. Recently one family

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The City of Georgetown is currently in the process of completing a Hazard Mitigation Plan.  Input from the community is needed for the project team to identify and analyze potential hazards affecting residents and recommend possible actions to reduce their impact. Hazards can include droughts, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires, and

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