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Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Construction to pinch Hutchison to one lane starting on Monday

Construction crews will close the eastbound lane of East Hutchison from CM Allen Parkway to LBJ Drive on Monday, Oct. 29 for utility improvements and roadway reconstruction.

Thursday, October 18th, 2012

Q&A: Shane Scott on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, San Marcos Place 6 council member SHANE SCOTT says the city should consider paid parking in some areas to help fund transportation projects.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Q&A: Melissa Derrick on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, city council write-in candidate MELISSA DERRICK says the city should take all of Cape's Camp for parkland and steer clear of a citywide smoking ban in private businesses.

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

Q&A: Ryan Thomason on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, council member RYAN THOMASON touts a city council initiative he pushed to increase investment in street maintenance and sidewalk construction.

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Q&A: Thomas Prentice on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, mayoral candidate THOMAS PRENTICE says the city should emphatically reject a developer's proposal that would donate 20 acres of riverfront property to the city for parkland.

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Q&A: Daniel Guerrero on the issues

Answering the San Marcos Mercury's pre-election questions, Mayor DANIEL GUERRERO defends new rules including a forthcoming ban on drinking alcohol at city-owned parks, saying they were the result of community consensus after years of discussion.

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

San Marcos to break ground on downtown reconstruction

The city of San Marcos will host a ground breaking ceremony at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6 at San Marcos Plaza Park, 204 N. C.M. Allen Pkwy., to celebrate the start of a two-year Downtown Reconstruction Project....

Wednesday, July 11th, 2012

Paid parking in downtown San Marcos? It’s in the plan

The downtown masterplan adopted by the city council calls for metered parking and more aggressive monitoring.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2009

Residential, 3 floors added to Concho Commons plan

A developer has cut retail and office space and added three floors of residential units to the Concho Commons building planned for a prime commercial tract situated between Texas State University and downtown San Marcos.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

City, 3M testing new signage downtown

The City of San Marcos, in cooperation with 3M Corporation, is installing new, easier-to- read, decorative street name signs in the downtown.

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