News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2017

Santa's Elves Program

Elf with presents

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

CGA

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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Additional Info... Arts & Entertainment
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.

Parking

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

Premier Grilling

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

News Flash

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

EDC

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.  

            &a...

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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

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)

Flix Brewhouse

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: August 13, 2018

Welcome Back Lobos!

Daniel Gallagher, Superintendent

I hope each of you have enjoyed your summer with friends and family. During these last few weeks, all of our campus administrators, teachers, and staff have been working extremely hard preparing our campuses for the first day of school.

It is our goal for ...

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LEISD Feature Stories

News Flash

LEISD News

25 Stories
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

Back to School at Oak Point

Wednesday, we welcomed our Lobos for the 2018-2019 school year! Take a look at the first day photos posted by nearly 400 people in the community!

#LobosFirstDay: Hackberry students are greeted with high fives on the first day of school! See more pictures o...

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LEISD News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Town of Little Elm and Little Elm ISD hold first Active Shooter Drill

police officers listen to the debrief notes

Little Elm ISD hosted a safety training in a joint-effort with the Little Elm Police Department and the Little Elm Fire Department Wednesday. It was the first of its kind to include the different emergency response departments and the District to simulate...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

LEHS Volleyball Team

Teachers and staff celebrate Oak Point Elementary's 10th year! Follow Oak Point Elementary on Facebook.

The LEHS Volleyball team kicked off their 2018 season with a victory over West Mesquite!

The District celebrated our auxiliary staff at the annual FamiLE...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Welcome Back Lobos!

Daniel Gallagher, Superintendent

I hope each of you have enjoyed your summer with friends and family. During these last few weeks, all of our campus administrators, teachers, and staff have been working extremely hard preparing our campuses for the first day of school.

It is our goal for ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

Community Volunteer stuff backpacks for bash

Thanks to our friends at Kroger Little Elm for a huge donation of school supplies made possible by the generosity of our incredible community! Superintendent Daniel Gallagher accepts the donation from Rich.

Thank you to all the wonderful volunteers that ca...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Why Choose LEISD?

Why Choose LEISD

Little Elm ISD is a place where you can add your uniqueness to a culture based on excellence, integrity, respect, and compassion. We are a one high school District. We are ALL Lobos. We are a small community with big opportunities. We are FamiLE. We are O...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

Summer College Search Series Makes its Way to Little Elm High School

college search series

Each summer, the Dallas Area Recruiters Network, or DARN, travel to several high schools in the Dallas Fort Worth area to give parents and students a chance to get a jump start on the college search and admission processes. This year, DARN kicked off its ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Lakeview Elementary Principal Named

WOFFORD PIC

Little Elm ISD welcomes John Wofford as the new Lakeview Elementary Principal.  Mr. Wofford has served the past 22 years in Arlington ISD, 12 of which were in the role of elementary principal.  Wofford is a Nationally Certified Principal...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

LEaders Move Campuses

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Felipe Vargas, Assistant Principal at Prestwick, will be moving to Lakeside Middle School as an Assistant Principal. Mr. Vargas has been AP at Prestwick for three years and during his time, he has continued to develop his leadership capacity as a systems ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Little Elm ISD and Grand Canyon University Announce Partnership to Benefit Community

GCU partnership

Little Elm ISD superintendent Daniel Gallagher signed a participant agreement with the Grand Canyon University that opens up a door of opportunities for Little Elm ISD teachers, staff, their spouses, students and parents. Through the Participants in Learn...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Summer Learning Summit in its Fourth Year at LEISD

professional learning and teachers listening

The Summer Learning Summit is a professional learning conference designed to specifically serve the needs of teachers at Little Elm ISD as well as partner schools. In previous years, the Summit has been exclusive to Little Elm ISD staff. This year, teache...

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LEISD News
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Chavez DI Team Places 21st at Global Finals Competition

students participated in the Top of the Food Chain Challenge and won!

It was a great start for the first Little Elm ISD team to compete at Destination Imagination Global Finals. Power of 7 finished in the top half, tying for 21st place out of 55 teams from around the world. "The place ahead of us was less than one poin...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Around the District...in Pictures

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Celebrating the retirements of our famiLE members: Sergio Armentero, Margaret Duram, Howard Gee, Kathleen O'Bannon, Mark Parr, Aydee Perez, and Terrell Tate. Thank you for serving our students and community!

Congratulations to Oak Point Elementary for bein...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

District Announces Elementary & Secondary Teachers of the Year, Lobo Leaders of the Year

District Lobo Leaders of the Year

The District is pleased to announce the Elementary & Secondary Teachers of the year and the Lobo Leaders of the Year!(From Left to Right)

Christi Beerley - Lobo Leader of the Year from Hackberry ElementaryTina Scott - Elementary Teacher of the Year fro...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Global Finals - Seven Chavez Elementary Students are Packing their Bags

Destination Imagination team from Chavez Elementary advance to Globals

For the first time in Little Elm ISD, seven Chavez Elementary students, called the “Power of 7,” have advanced to Global Finals after competing at the state Destination Imagination, or DI, tournament held in Mansfield ISD over the week...

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LEISD News
Posted on: March 2, 2018

Little Elm ISD Celebrates first Destination Imagination Team to go to State

Power of 7 Team advances to State Destination Imagination

Beyond the Imagination, a Destination has emerged for seven young Destination Imagination Competitors from Chavez Elementary. “Power of 7” is a team made up of six fifth graders and one fourth grader. They are the first team to advance to the DI state com...

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LEISD News
Posted on: May 2, 2018

Student Achievement on the Rise

students working together in class.

The District received state results of the first administration of the STAAR tests for 5th- and 8th-grade reading and math. Comparative data from 2017 to 2018 shows improvement in passing rates and in each content area. The measurement is broken into thre...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

ExcelLEnce Express

Excellence Express

Every year, a team of District administration sets out on a mission to make a teacher, a paraprofessional, and a Lobo leaders' day. This is the time we celebrate excellence among our staff and recognize the hard work each of these very important FamiLE me...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

The District Names the Two New Middle Schools, Transportation Facility

picture of Jerry Walker and Dr. Lowell H. Strike

The Little Elm ISD Board of Trustees called a special public meeting Monday evening to review a list of potential names for the two new middle schools and the transportation facility.

After careful consideration,  the Board voted and approved the ...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Recent S&P Report Says Little Elm ISD has “Very Strong Finances”

Grant Anderson, Associate Superintendent and CFO for the District

The District issued its first bond sale of $150 million on April 3 and was able to maximize the amount based on recent credit rating reports. Little Elm ISD’s financial advisor, Derek Honea of RBC Capital Markets, presented credit rating informa...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

LEISD STEM Rollout for the 2018-2019 School Year

STEM Roll Out Begins 2018-2019 school year

In the spring of 2017, Little Elm ISD surveyed the community through Thoughtexchange and asked how the community would feel about expanding STEM to all elementary campuses. The response was overwhelmingly in favor of providing STEM education to every chil...

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LEISD News
Posted on: April 4, 2018

Hackberry Students Say Thank You to CoServ

coserv thank you

Lining the hallways at Hackberry Elementary were students of every grade level wielding hand-made signs with a word of thanks and chanting, "CoServ!" The recipients of those thank you notes were the six CoServ representatives who came to the cam...

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LEISD News
Posted on: January 5, 2018

Thank a School Board Member

School Board members pose in a selfie.

January is School Board Recognition Month and Little Elm ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their commitment and contributions to our public schools.

“School board members serve countless hours...

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LEISD News
Posted on: October 18, 2017

#WeAreLittleElm

LIINK - 3 kids playing outside

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
Posted on: April 24, 2017

Girls Operating as Leaders at Lakeside Middle School

GOAL at Lakeside Middle

On Thursday, the Girls Operating As Leaders (GOAL) club members met a few of their new mentors: Ana Lopez, Ericka Osorio, and Melissa Miranda. The young women are members of the Sigma Lambda Gamma National Sorority Inc. and students of Texas Woman's Unive...

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LEISD News

News Flash

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.

  &nbs...

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Public Safety
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Bike Rodeo and Safety Fair

Child Bike

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

school sign

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

fireworks

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: June 14, 2018

Little Elm ISD Announces Head Girls Soccer Coach, Director for Blue Angels

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Little Elm High School and Little Elm ISD welcomes Luis Manuel Cordova as the new Head Girls Soccer coach. Cordova was previously the Head Girls Soccer coach at Wylie High School in Abilene where he spent seven years and led the Bulldogs to an impressive ...

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Sports & Rec
Posted on: March 20, 2018

2018 Little Elm Football Schedule Released

Little Elm High School Football

Mark your calendar! The 2018-2019 Little Elm Football Schedule has been released!

LEHS Football Schedule 2018 web

Sports & Rec
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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Sports & Rec

News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2018

First major donation to Honor Park provided by CUTX

CUTX

The Little Elm Honor Park received a large donation last evening at the Town Council meeting as officials of Credit Union of Texas (CUTX) donated $10,000 to the park’s construction.

The donation is among the largest from a single source and match...

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Town of Elm News Feature Story
Posted on: May 14, 2018

Little Elm clean-up efforts win second place statewide

KLEB

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 Elm News Feature Story

News Flash

Posted on: May 14, 2018

Little Elm clean-up efforts win second place statewide

KLEB

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: May 9, 2018

Town Expo set for May 12

Touch a truck

What the annual open house is to the Fire Department, the Town Expo is to the rest of the Town’s operations, this year set for Saturday, May 12.

“When the Fire Department holds its open house every year, they invite residents to come an...

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

Voters in Little Elm to elect mayor, two representatives

vote

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

Tree Recycle

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

Water Sprinkler

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: October 25, 2017

Lakefront Trail Trash Bash set for Nov. 4

Trash Bash

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.

  &nbs...

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

National Night Out Registration Open

National Night Out

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

EDC

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.  

            &a...

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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 27, 2017

Citizens Government Academy class gets start date

CGA

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 Wednesday, Sept...

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Additional Info... 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

Parking

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...

Read on...

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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Town of Little Elm News