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Police implementing suggestions from Facebook

Department will stop traffic and marijuana enforcement By April Fultz Crime-fighting priorities and methods are changing at Lewisville Police Department, and police are giving Facebook comments the credit for the changes. Starting last week, Lewisville police began reading messages in city Facebook groups to determine residents’ top wishes for how to effectively police the city. […]

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Condom Sense superstore to move in to old Albertson’s on Main Street

Condom Sense has announced it will debut an experimental “super store” in Lewisville in the old Albertson’s on the 1000 block of Main Street, right across from Lewisville High School Main Campus. The city has agreed to provide as much as $69,000 in economic development incentives. The new store will be unlike any other Condom […]

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Two landfills in Lewisville will merge across river

The Camelot Landfill on the east side of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River and the DFW Landfill on the west side tower over the winding river that feeds the City of Dallas’ water plant downstream.  That river used to mean that there was a limit to how high the landfills could get, since […]

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City officials say SH 121 median Putt-Putt course nearing completion

Lewisville and TxDOT officials say the city’s new public Putt-Putt miniature golf course project in the SH 121 Business median should be complete later this month. The $9 million recreation project is jointly funded by the City of Lewisville’s Parks and Leisure Services and the Texas Department of Transportation. So far, the concrete work has […]

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LLELA to begin repopulating hippos this month

A century after the last wild hippopotamus was killed by settlers in North Texas, a dozen hippos will soon make residence in Lewisville. Under a program at Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area in conjunction with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Texas A&M University, 12 hippos will be relocated from a wildlife preserve in […]

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Vote to reimburse residents $100 sees zero percent turnout

Voting ended Saturday for a city referendum, which would cut a $100 check for each resident of Lewisville due to a budgeting error at City Hall. Not one person voted in the election though, causing a standstill among city officials. “If I’m being honest, we don’t really know what to do,” City Manager Donna Barron […]

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Feds force Lewisville into nutrition labeling on southern water tower

By Josh N. Yoo When painting crews lowered the protective skirt Thursday after another day of painting the city’s 2.5 million gallon water storage tank, jaws dropped. Instead of the city logo and “Lewisville” that had been planned, workers revealed that the tank had been painted with generic “Water” and its Spanish translation “Agua.” Nutrition […]

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Council to Reconsider Color-changing Garbage, Recycle Carts

Just weeks after giving an initial go-ahead, the Lewisville City Council will reconsider Monday whether to go forward with plans for color-changing recycling and garbage carts that some say may cause confusion. The original plan called for recycle carts which are blue, but turn green when full, and garbage carts that are green, but turn […]