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Thursday, December 26th, 2013

Salamander wins contest for city’s new manhole covers

New storm drain covers for the city of San Marcos and Texas State University will be imprinted with the likeness of a salamander, the winning design from a local contest sponsored by the city and university.

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

Updated: C.M. Allen lanes closed for sewage spill fix (video)

Both southbound lanes of C.M. Allen Parkway at University Drive are closed today as contractors patch up a wastewater system failure that caused as many as 15,000 gallons of untreated sewage to spill into the San Marcos...

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Scientists ask Scott to take back development comment

Two Texas State University professors are disavowing a San Marcos council member's contention that their research indicates responsibly developed land can improve the quality of water runoff into the San Marcos River.