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Posted on: October 14, 2019

All the Fall Things

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Our top four picks on the pumpkin sightings you must put on your list of things to do in the Metroplex this fall!

Our top four picks on the pumpkin sightings you must put on your list of things to do in the Metroplex this fall!

Pumpkin Hollow: Little Elm, TXOctober 17-19Little Elm Pumpkin Hollow

Spend some time in the Lakefront this fall by attending Little Elm’s seaso...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: July 15, 2019

The Lakefront Mural

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Steve DeFoe has always been surrounded by art. Growing up in a family of artists, his creativity sparked at a young age. As he grew older, he began creating murals for nightclubs and bars.

Steve DeFoe has always been surrounded by art. Growing up in a family of artists, his creativity sparked at a young age. As he grew older, he began creating murals for nightclubs and bars.

Word of mouth spread quickly, and projects soon began popping up.

Mo...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: September 13, 2018

The Ultimate Staycation

Grand Prize Winners

Our Grand Prize Winner was announced for the ultimate staycation in Lakefront Little Elm!

Over the past few months, we conducted online surveys to ask visitors what they love about Lakefront at Little Elm, what brought them to the area, and what makes Lakefront at Little Elm so unique. Each participant received a free queso coupon fro...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: September 25, 2017

Santa's Elves Program

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Registration opens in October for the annual Santa's Elves program that is sponsored by the Town.

LITTLE ELM (September 25, 2017) What began as a way to ensure that no child in Little Elm would wake up on Christmas morning without a present to unwrap has grown into an annual community-wide program. 

Registration for this year’s Santa’s Elves p...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: June 27, 2017

Citizens Government Academy class gets start date

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Graduates will form second alumni group

Giving citizens an inside look at the workings of municipal government and, in turn, asking them to use this knowledge to improve their community is the principle behind Little Elm’s Citizens Government Academy.

The next CGA class starts on Wedne...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

July Jubilee Parking

July Jubilee Parking

Be prepared this July Jubilee and buy a parking pass in advance for only $30, or $25 for Little Elm residents.

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Reserve a parking spot at the park for July 4! The reservation is yours all day- making it easy to come and go! $30 for Non-Residents $25 for Residents of Little Elm, however, you MUST come by the Parks Admin Office at 101 Hardwicke Lane to purchas...

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Arts & Entertainment
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Texas Steak Championship Cookoff

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A fun event in Little Elm Park by Premier Grilling!

Come out for this awesome family fun day on Saturday, May 20, 2017. The Premier Grilling Texas Steak Championship Cookoff will take place at Little Elm Park. Come compete, or just watch the action, and enjoy live music from Texas Flood and Aspen Creek all...

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Arts & Entertainment

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Business

9 Stories
Posted on: October 30, 2017

When Customer Service Sets the Tone

Matt Mueller

Many of you may not know this about me, but in my prime, I could make, wrap, and bag a dozen tacos in less than two minutes.You may wonder how I developed this super power. The answer is simple. I spent hours and hours honing this skill while I worked for...

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Business
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Little Elm EDC seeks to fill upcoming board vacancies

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A thirty-day period of accepting applications from eligible individuals to fill two openings on the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors starts today.  

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

About Economic Development

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When I tell people that I work for Little Elm Economic Development Corporation, their response is typically, “what is that?”  Economic development can be defined as efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a co...

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Lakefront Grill

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The Lakefront Grill is the restaurant right above the beach that is managed by Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas.  Please contact Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas directly for any catering requests.

Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., daily

To see their full menu, please click her...

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Business
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Rustic Growler

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With microbreweries popping up in North Texas, more and more beer-lovers are expanding their taste buds to include craft beer. The thirst for unique local beer will soon be quenched with the arrival of The Rustic Growler, an upscale bar hangout for craft ...

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Business
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Flix Brewhouse (TM)

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Flix BrewhouseTM is the world’s only combination first-run cinema and dine-in microbrewery, and will be approximately 38,500 square feet and feature eight auditoriums equipped with all the comforts viewers could possibly want. 

Viewers w...

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Business
Posted on: May 11, 2017

Palladium Phase 2

The Palladium Little Elm development highlights a commercial/retail building consisting of 6,000 square feet at the corner of Main Street and Eldorado Parkway. The two-story building is designed to host retail and a restaurant to join Hula Hut, Towers Tap...

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

About Economic Development

Jennette Headshot

When I tell people that I work for Little Elm Economic Development Corporation, their response is typically, “what is that?”  Economic development can be defined as efforts that seek to improve the economic well-being and quality of life for a co...

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Business
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

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Fuzzy’s Taco Shop is making its way to Little Elm! Located on Eldorado in the same shopping center as La Azteca, this restaurant is planned as their largest yet. With nearly 5,000 square feet, which includes a patio, this Fuzzy’s will have everything you ...

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Business

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Assistant Principal Named at Lakeview Elementary

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Little Elm ISD is announced Thursday Sara Head as the assistant principal for Lakeview Elementary. Head currently serves as a first-grade teacher at Hackberry Elementary, another Little Elm ISD campus. She previously served as a teacher at Chavez before m...

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LEISD News

25 Stories
Posted on: December 12, 2019

New Assistant Principal Named at Lakeview Elementary

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Little Elm ISD is announced Thursday Sara Head as the assistant principal for Lakeview Elementary. Head currently serves as a first-grade teacher at Hackberry Elementary, another Little Elm ISD campus. She previously served as a teacher at Chavez before m...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Middle School Construction Students

Little Elm High School students got in some pre-finals stress-relief with yoga, coloring, and identifying triggers and management techniques on Thursday during Counselor's Corner. Follow @counselingLEHS on Twitter.

A big thank you to the wonderful voluntee...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

PSA Students Experience Texas History on the Road

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During the charter bus ride to Austin, Friday, November 22, students discussed why Texans are so proud of their unique heritage and participated in activities and games in preparation for their visit. In Austin the students visited the Texas State Capitol...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Little Elm ISD names LEHS Principal

New LEHS Principal is Elizabeth Priddy

Little Elm ISD is pleased to announce Dr. Elizabeth Priddy as the Principal for Little Elm High School. Priddy previously served as the Principal for Castleberry High School in Castleberry ISD, a school district northwest of Ft. Worth.

Priddy has 30 years ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Gallagher Selected for World-Class Superintendent Program

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Daniel Gallagher, superintendent of Little Elm ISD, has been chosen to participate in the AASA National Superintendent Certification Program for the East Cohort 2022. He is one of 25 superintendents from districts across the country who was accepted into ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Strike Beam Signing

Brent Elementary first graders were hard at work in math class. Follow @BrentElementary on Facebook.

The Little Elm ISD Education Foundation surprised teachers and staff members across the District with grant money! See all the photos on the @LEISDEF Twitt...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

LEISD School Board Approves New Sport for 2020-2021 School Year

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Little Elm High School students will now have another choice when it comes to athletics. During the Monday evening Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees meeting, school board members approved the recommendation to add wrestling to the line-up of sports offered...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

LEHS Students Build Hovercrafts, Ride Inside School

STUDENTS MAKING REPAIR TO HOVERCRAFT

Watch the Hovercrafts in action

What happens when you ask 40 Little Elm High School students to build a hovercraft that can carry at least one student 30 meters? You get eight homemade flying machines. Well, technically, the machines did not fly in the air...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Education Foundation Surprises 2019 Innovative Teaching Grant Winners

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Last month, more than 50 grant applications poured into the Little Elm ISD Education Foundation for a chance to receive grant money to enhance learning in a classroom or at a campus. Several LEISDEF Board members and volunteers read each application and u...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

Lakeview Elementary Veterans Day

Hackberry Elementary celebrated Veterans on Monday. Follow Hackberry Elementary on Facebook.

The LEHS Class of 2020 took their senior panoramic on Tuesday. Follow @LittleElmHS on Twitter.

Lakeview Elementary honored Veterans and First Responders on Monday w...

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LEISD News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Girls Basketball Team

The Lakeside Middle School GOAL Soccer Clubs played this weekend. See more pictures on Lakeside's Facebook page.

Prestwick students are #loboproud of their contribution to the One Hand Can Food Drive!! Follow @PrestwickSTEM on Facebook.

Basketball season is...

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LEISD News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

WGU Texas, Little Elm ISD Sign Agreement to Make Higher Education More Accessible

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WGU Texas and Little Elm ISD launched a new partner agreement Thursday, September 5 to create seamless transfer pathways for Little Elm ISD employees who want to earn their bachelor’s or master’s degree with WGU Texas.  

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Little Elm ISD Improves Overall State Accountability Rating

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The Texas Education Agency has released the 2019 accountability ratings for public schools. Little Elm ISD received a “B” letter grade, based on the state’s year-old A-F Public School Accountability System.

“Althoug...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Little Elm ISD Employees Will Receive Pay Increases

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The Little Elm school board approved salary increases and teacher pay as part of the $76.5 million general fund budget for the 2019-2020 school year. These increases are made partly because of a comprehensive compensation plan under House Bill 3 signed by...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 19, 2019

Announcing Cook Children's Telemedicine Program at all LEISD Campuses

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Little Elm ISD is excited to announce the Cook Children’s school-based Telemedicine program which will be available at each campus beginning fall 2019. Through this partnership with Cook Children’s, we can bring the doctor’s ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 20, 2019

On the Road to Continuous Improvement

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In the fall, Daniel Gallagher, superintendent, recommended to the Board of Trustees to approve a comprehensive curriculum audit through the Texas Association of School Administrators, TASA.

Gallagher said to ensure the District is providing high-quality c...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

HOLT CAT to Provide Paid Internships to Little Elm HS Students

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College is not the only path to success for the students at Little Elm High School. Sitting at a table inside the HOLT CAT Little Elm dealership, you quickly learn a big company like this is seeking out employees before they graduate high school. &ldq...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 15, 2019

Soldering Futures at LEHS

Student explains equipment to industry professionals

From pencil to chipping hammer, ten Little Elm High School seniors will walk across the stage at graduation knowing their future is secured.

Students were afforded the opportunity meet with industry professionals in the classroom at LEHS during the first W...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 3, 2019

LEHS CTE Will Expand Healthcare Certifications for Students for 2019-2020 School Year

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Little Elm High School students interested in a career in healthcare will have even more opportunities to receive professional certifications while attending LEHS.

The Career and Technical Education program will receive an additional $30,000 in Perkins Res...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Destination 2025: A Renewed Focus

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Little Elm ISD administrators, campus leaders, teachers, and staff members have used The Destination 2020 Strategic Plan set forth by the strategic planning committee in 2015 to guide their work at the District. The committee, which was made up of parents...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 8, 2019

National Signing Day 2019

National Signing Day at LEHS

WATCH a recap of the signing day event!

Congratulations to LEHS football player Jorian Dodd signing with Howard Payne University!

Congratulations to LEHS football player Elias DeLeon signing with Cisco College!

Congratulations to LEHS football player Gerson ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Construction Officially Underway After Groundbreaking Ceremonies

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Little Elm Independent School District officials broke ground Monday for two new schools at Eldorado Parkway and French Settlement Road in Little Elm and Lebanon Road in The Colony. These sites will be the locations for Jerry R. Walker Middle School and L...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 11, 2019

myON Winter Reading Challenge Winners Announced for Grades 4-8

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4th Grade Competition: Jayden Jackson, from Chavez, read 2703 minutes to win 1st place. Jalen Jackson, from Chavez, read 2649 minutes to win 2nd place.

5th Grade Competition: Manha Asif, from Lakeview, read 1799 minutes to win 1st place.

5th Grade Competiti...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

A Look Back In Time...

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The first effort at a public school building in the 1860s was at a private home in the Little Elm area which gave way to a one-room log cabin schoolhouse built in 1865. In 1877, the Little Elm School Community District No.18 was constituted by Denton Coun...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

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LiiNK, which stands for Let's Inspire Innovation 'N Kids, is a project designed by Dr. Debbie Rhea of Texas Christian University. It models the Finnish school system, one of the most successful school systems in the world, where students receive four rece...

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LEISD News

News Flash

Posted on: September 18, 2019

Porch Light Protocol

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Are you in the habit of putting your porch light on at night or when you are heading out on vacation? If this is a regular part of your nighttime routine, you may want to adjust your porch light procedure after reading this blog.

Are you in the habit of putting your porch light on at night or when you are heading out on vacation? If this is a regular part of your nighttime routine, you may want to adjust your porch light procedure after reading this blog. 

When to Turn You...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 24, 2019

The LEPD Is Collecting Back to School Supplies

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The Little Elm Police Department is partnering with the Little Elm Rotary Club to collect back to school supplies for students attending LEISD in the fall.

The Little Elm Police Department is partnering with the Little Elm Rotary Club to collect back to school supplies for students attending LEISD in the fall. You can drop off items at Zip it Postal Center (2701 Little Elm Parkway, Ste. 100), Point Bank (210...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lending a Helping Hand

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If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue.

If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue. While our police officers were out in force working the event, another valuable team from t...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 10, 2018

National Drug Take-Back Day is October 27

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The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Da...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Police Officers Ride for Kids Benefits Scottish Rite Hospital

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For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Scottish Rite Hospital is a world-...

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Public Safety
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Nov. 4

Trash Bash

Help keep your community clean by volunteering!

LITTLE ELM (Oct. 23, 2017) In addition to very pleasant temperatures, and a touch of color in nature, autumn in Little Elm can be characterized as a time when residents actively express their community pride by cleaning and sprucing up.

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair

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Get this on your calendar! The Bike rodeo is all fun and all about bike safety.

Bike Safety is Serious Business! 

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Little Elm Park for our Fall 2017 Family Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair sponsored by the Little Elm Police Department and the Local Organization of Community Asso...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 24, 2017

National Night Out Registration Open

National Night Out

Register your neighborhood or organization to host a block party during National Night Out on Oct. 3!

LITTLE ELM (August 23, 2017) Little Elm Police are now accepting registrations for neighborhoods to add their annual get-to-know-your-first-responders block parties to the annual National Night Out schedule.

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 17, 2017

Police Chief urges caution in school zones

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Distracted drivers are the biggest risk to safety.

LITTLE ELM (August 16, 2017) Classes have officially started in most Little Elm schools and officers of the Little Elm Police Department will be paying particular attention to school zones during the first weeks of the semester, seeking to heighten awaren...

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Public Safety
Posted on: August 2, 2017

New Traffic Laws Begin Sept. 1

School Bus Stop Sign

The fine for not stopping for a school bus has gone up from $200 to $500, and
can even have a maximum penalty of $1,250.

There are new traffic laws in Texas that go into effect on Sept. 1, 2017, and failure to follow them could result in some hefty fines.

Back to school safety is important for every member of the community to be aware of, so to coincide with school starting ...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 25, 2017

West Nile fever Case Triggers Fogging

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Confirmed case of West Nile fever triggers fogging in Hart's Branch.

The year’s first case of the effects related to the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus in Denton County has been confirmed as a case of West Nile fever in a Little Elm resident.  The Denton County Health Department has issued the confirmation, but ha...

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Public Safety
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Online list ranks Little Elm fourth safest in state

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Online list declares Little Elm among state’s safest
Annual list uses FBI Crime Report stats and specialized criteria

LITTLE ELM (July 18, 2017) Based on a combination of statistics reflecting the criminal activity in various categories during 2015 and their own evaluating criteria, Safewise, the online website devoted to providing advice on safety and security, has name...

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Public Safety
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Fire Chief reminds residents of fireworks ban

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Little Elm Fire Chief reminds residents of fireworks ban. Town ordinance covers all fireworks, including sparklers.

LITTLE ELM (June 15, 2017) Fire officials around the country are bracing for the Independence Day Holiday, the time of year that has become among the highest for property damage by fire and personal injury.

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Public Safety
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Little Elm Park Rules

Beach Rules

With summer comes some friendly reminders about the few beach and park rules Little Elm has.

As the summer draws near and the beach sees increasing activities, the Town is making a big public information push to make sure rules at the beach and Little Elm Park are well known. 

We have installed new signage in English and Spanish, and have...

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Public Safety
Posted on: May 12, 2017

West Nile Virus Test

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Testing has begun for Little Elm. This week's test did not have any positive samples.

West Nile Virus Testing in Little Elm has started its weekly testing of mosquitoes for the West Nile Virus. We are pleased to report that this week’s test did not bring back any positive samples. 

However, it is that time of year when we...

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Public Safety

News Flash

Posted on: March 29, 2017

Yoga on the Beach

Yoga on the Beach

Get zen with Sharika every Saturday at Little Elm Park and beach.

Grab a beach towel and join us every Saturday at 9 a.m. for Yoga On The Beach! A beginners session and time for questions is at 8:30 a.m. 

The class is free for Rec Center members, or $5 per class. If you pay per class, please bring exact cash and...

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News Flash

Posted on: September 24, 2019

Are You Prepared?

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Has your family made a plan in the event of emergency or disaster? How about your neighborhood? 

You can bet that your local emergency response departments, including ours, will activate. But, what if we are unable to get to you in a timely manner...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Porch Light Protocol

Document

Are you in the habit of putting your porch light on at night or when you are heading out on vacation? If this is a regular part of your nighttime routine, you may want to adjust your porch light procedure after reading this blog. 

When to Turn You...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Little Elm EDC Seeks Volunteers for Two Positions

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APPLICATION DEADLINE IS THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, 2019, AT 5 P.M.

The Little Elm Economic Development Corporation is seeking eligible individuals to fill the two positions that will be coming open this September.

The Economic Development Corporation is a non-pro...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 24, 2019

The LEPD Is Collecting Back to School Supplies

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The Little Elm Police Department is partnering with the Little Elm Rotary Club to collect back to school supplies for students attending LEISD in the fall. You can drop off items at Zip it Postal Center (2701 Little Elm Parkway, Ste. 100), Point Bank (210...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 15, 2019

The Lakefront Mural

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Steve DeFoe has always been surrounded by art. Growing up in a family of artists, his creativity sparked at a young age. As he grew older, he began creating murals for nightclubs and bars.

Word of mouth spread quickly, and projects soon began popping up.

Mo...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lending a Helping Hand

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If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue. While our police officers were out in force working the event, another valuable team from t...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: July 2, 2019

Battle of the Badges 2019

Copy of POLICE vs. FIRE

On Saturday, June 29, the Little Elm Police Department and the Little Elm Fire Department squared off in an epic battle - the Battle of the Badges blood drive. 

The event, held at the Little Elm Recreation Center by the departments in conjunction ...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: October 31, 2018

What Will You Create Today?

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Last night, on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, the Little Elm Public Library celebrated its 20th anniversary with a proclamation, a celebration, and a ribbon cutting announcing the new Makerspace! If you missed the party, that's okay, we've recapped it for you in...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story

News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2019

Breaking Ground

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The groundbreaking ceremony for what's currently known as the Little Elm Aquatic Park will be held on Wednesday, August 7 at 4:30 p.m. at the Little Elm Recreation Center Gym.

The 42,000 square-foot facility will be adjacent to the Recreation Center and wi...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: July 12, 2019

Lending a Helping Hand

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If you attended our annual July Jubilee (the best Fourth of July and fireworks celebration on the lake!), you might have noticed some extra boys and girls in blue. While our police officers were out in force working the event, another valuable team from t...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

EDC Secures Spot in DBJ for the Fifth Consecutive Year

The LE EDC moved up this year from the No. 16 position in 2017 with three deals valued at $5.5M to the No. 13 spot with seven contracts totaling  $63.15M.

These deals included:

  • Flix Brewhouse and the Main Marketplace development
  • Knotting Hill Place ...
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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Drinking Water Supply Safe After Unexpected NTMWD Release

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LITTLE ELM, TX (Jan 2, 2019) On Wednesday, December 26, 2018, the North Texas Municipal Water District experienced a release of not fully-treated domestic wastewater from their Wilson Creek Regional Wastewater Plant in Allen, Texas, as a result of a light...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

Woodlake Parkway to Close for Crosswalk Construction

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The next phase of the Hart's Branch Trail construction will begin on Wednesday, Dec. 26. This phase will include the installation of a crosswalk at Woodlake Parkway and will require the closure of Woodlake between Spruce Ct. and Willow Dr. During the proj...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Appreciating the Animal Shelter

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When you think about Town services, the first things that probably come to mind are police and fire department services, street repair, and water billing. But, do you think about the Animal Shelter? Likely not, but here's why you should; the Animal Shelte...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

Do You Know About NaNoWriMo?

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Are you ready to celebrate NaNoWriMo with us this November? If you didn't already know, NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. NaNoWriMo, which began online in 1999 with 21 participants and is now an annual event with hundreds of thousands o...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Beyond Books: Learn About the Library

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When you first think of the Little Elm Public Library, your first thought is most likely going to be about books. But, did you know that the Little Elm Public Library offers more than just books? In this blog, we take you beyond books to tell you about so...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Ready, Set, Recycle!

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Annual Clean and Green Protects Environment and Encourages Recycling

The Town of Little Elm is once again hosting its bi-annual Clean and Green event, and giving you a chance to clean out the garage and cross it off of your to-do list and help the environm...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Police Officers Ride for Kids Benefits Scottish Rite Hospital

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For the third year in a row, the Little Elm Police Department is hosting its annual Police Officers Ride for Kids (P.O.R.K), which benefits Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2018.

Scottish Rite Hospital is a world-...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

National Drug Take-Back Day is October 27

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The Little Elm Police Department Drug Take-Back Day is scheduled for October 27, 2018, from10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Little Elm Public Safety Building located at 88 W. Eldorado Parkway, Little Elm, TX 75068.

The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Da...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Little Elm clean-up efforts win second place statewide

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Efforts to keep Little Elm as a clean, attractive and welcoming community characterize the work of the many volunteers who participate in clean-ups under the auspices of the year-round Keep Little Elm Beautiful campaign, this year the winner of second pla...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: January 17, 2018

Voters in Little Elm to elect mayor, two representatives

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LITTLE ELM (January 16, 2018) Registered voters in Little Elm will elect a mayor and voters in two geographic districts will elect their respective Council members on Saturday, May 5.  Votes can be cast on Election Day or during the election’s Ea...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Organic Christmas trees accepted at Courtesy Drop Site

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Once the holidays end, the Christmas gifts are opened, and the wrapping paper has been gathered and placed in the recycling bin, it will be time to bid farewell to the Christmas tree.Little Elm’s Public Works Department makes this an easy proposition by a...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Sprinkler system watering enters seasonal schedule

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LITTLE ELM (November 2, 2017) For many, the annual holiday season officially begins on Halloween night and ends on New Year’s Day, a reminder brought on by cooler temperatures and falling leaves.

That chilly reminder should also send a signal that changes ...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: October 25, 2017

Winter averaging starts next month

Water Running

LITTLE ELM (October 25, 2017) Conserving water, one of our most precious resources, is always a good idea and a habit that should become second nature, a fact that’s especially true over the 90-day period known as winter averaging. 

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: August 24, 2017

National Night Out Registration Open

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LITTLE ELM (August 23, 2017) Little Elm Police are now accepting registrations for neighborhoods to add their annual get-to-know-your-first-responders block parties to the annual National Night Out schedule.

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Little Elm EDC seeks to fill upcoming board vacancies

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A thirty-day period of accepting applications from eligible individuals to fill two openings on the Little Elm Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors starts today.  

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Radical Candor Review

Radical Candor

One of the executive book briefings that we hosted last month for our monthly staff training and development day was a book called "Radical Candor" by Kim Scott. Kim Scott has significant experience working for Google and Apple as well as other ...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: June 26, 2017

Little Elm Public Library Hosts Author Talks and Book Signings

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Summer Reading isn’t just for kids – the Little Elm Public Library has three upcoming “meet the author” and book signing events highlighting local authors, which will appeal to adult readers:

  • Monday, July 3 - 6-8 p.m...
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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

July Jubilee Parking

July Jubilee Parking

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Reserve a parking spot at the park for July 4! The reservation is yours all day- making it easy to come and go! $30 for Non-Residents $25 for Residents of Little Elm, however, you MUST come by the Parks Admin Office at 101 Hardwicke Lane to purchas...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Little Elm Park Rules

Beach Rules

As the summer draws near and the beach sees increasing activities, the Town is making a big public information push to make sure rules at the beach and Little Elm Park are well known. 

We have installed new signage in English and Spanish, and have...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Yoga on the Beach

Yoga on the Beach

Grab a beach towel and join us every Saturday at 9 a.m. for Yoga On The Beach! A beginners session and time for questions is at 8:30 a.m. 

The class is free for Rec Center members, or $5 per class. If you pay per class, please bring exact cash and...

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Town of Little Elm News
Posted on: March 29, 2017

Lakefront Grill

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The Lakefront Grill is the restaurant right above the beach that is managed by Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas.  Please contact Up in Smoke BBQ Dallas directly for any catering requests.

Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m., daily

To see their full menu, please click her...

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