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Monday, September 27th, 2010

City announces another week of same road projects

San Marcos officials have announced road projects affecting traffic for the next week. Except for a couple minor closures for core samplings, there's nothing new. That means Comanche Street, Riverside Drive, East McCarty lane and the other snarls we've come to know still are with us.

Monday, September 20th, 2010

City announces no new road closures, but all the old ones

Nothing new to report from San Marcos officials regarding road closings due to construction projects. But there's nothing to unreport, either. All the closures we've come to enjoy will be with us for a while.

Monday, September 13th, 2010

City announces road projects for week

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 12-18. The Riverside Drive closure, delayed by weather last week, is on this week. The street will be closed north of Cheatham...

Sunday, September 5th, 2010

Riverside Drive closure highlights city street projects

San Marcos officials have announced the street closures affecting traffic for the week of Sept. 5-11. The big one is happening on Riverside Drive, which will be closed north of Cheatham Street for more than a month...

Monday, August 30th, 2010

City announces another week of road work

Not much new on the road repair scene in San Marcos this week, unless you're driving through Rio Vista Terrace. Starting Monday, Cheatham Street from East Hopkins Street to Rio Vista Street will be closed during day...

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

County court lowers proposed tax rate hike

After first looking at a property tax rate hike of nearly 1.5 cents, the Hays County commissioners agreed last week to propose a property tax rate of 47.39 cents, less than a half-penny higher than the current...

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

City announces road projects for week

The summer road repair season appears to be winding down as San Marcos officials announce road projects for the week. However, the addition of lanes on East McCarty Lane continues, as do water line projects involving street...

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

County commissioners considering second straight tax increase

Hays County Commissioners are considering a 1.38 cents increase in the property tax rate for the next budget after adding 1.42 cents to the property tax rate in the present budget. The 2.8-cent increase over two years...

Monday, August 16th, 2010

City announces road projects for this week

San Marcos officials have announced street projects impacting traffic for this week. For the first time in a while, there's nothing new this week, but the intersection of Comanche Street and West San Antonio Street remains in...

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

Wednesday power outage hits hospital, cop shop

An underground power line cut tripped the San Marcos electric utility's Redwood substation for two hours Wednesday, knocking out power at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC), the San Marcos Police Department (SMPD), major businesses and about 800...

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