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Street closures on Ninth Street and on Main Street will start on January 21 as part of the ongoing utility and street project redesign on Ninth Street in downtown Georgetown. Main Street will be closed on Wednesday, January 21 from Eighth Street to Tenth Street. The closure will be in

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New rates for materials brought to the Collection Station took effect January 1. The new Texas Disposal Systems rates are no greater than 90 percent of the gate rate charged at the Williamson County landfill in Hutto. Items such as tires, refrigerators, batteries, roofing shingles, and loads of gravel are

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Animal ServicesCity Hall

Originally scheduled for February 7, Art for Animals is being postponed to May 9. Renovations at the animal shelter are displacing staff for 10 days in January and requiring the shelter to be closed during that time. “Normally we are accepting and storing a lot of art and other donations

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ArchivedCity HallMain Street

The Georgetown Main Street program has presented a number checks this year to businesses for Façade and Sign Grants. The Main Street Façade and Sign Fund is a matching grant program for commercial buildings in the historic downtown area. (Click on photos to see larger versions.) The Escape Fine Crafts

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ArchivedCity HallMain Street

The Georgetown Art Center and the City of Georgetown’s Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas marketing campaign were winners of statewide awards last month from the Texas Downtown Association. The two Georgetown winners were named in the Presidents Awards Program at the TDA annual meeting in Granbury. The awards for

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ArchivedCity Hall

Changes to the City’s development code for items governed by the Historic and Architectural Review Commission are being proposed by the City. Those changes can be reviewed online at HARCamendments.georgetown.org where there is an online form for submitting feedback. HARC is a City commission that reviews plans for changes to

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City HallFire Department

With the holidays around the corner and colder winter days ahead, not every child in Georgetown has a winter coat to stay warm. Georgetown firefighters have initiated Operation Warm to help ensure that every child in Georgetown has a warm coat to wear. The Georgetown Fire Department and the Georgetown

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ArchivedCity HallMain Street

A limited-edition collectible brass Christmas ornament featuring the old historic Williamson County Jail goes on sale November 8. The cost of the ornament is $20, tax included. The eighth annual ornament sale is a project of the Georgetown Main Street Program. The old Williamson County Jail at 312 Main Street

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ArchivedCity Hall

Georgetown voters approved Proposition 1 for the street maintenance sales tax with 83 percent supporting the measure according to final results. Prop 1 is for the reauthorization of a dedicated 0.25 percent sales tax for street maintenance in the City of Georgetown. These are the final unofficial results for Georgetown

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ArchivedCity HallParks & Recreation

Mayor Dale Ross, Parks and Recreation Department staff, and other officials cut the ribbon on a new mile-long section of the San Gabriel River Trail on Friday. The event was held at Chautauqua Park, 602 Rucker Street. The new section of the hike and bike trail extends from University Avenue

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