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November 22, 2014

West U’s Thanksgiving Schedule

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no curbside collection of trash or recycling on Thursday, November 27. Curbside collection regularly scheduled for Thursday will be picked up the day before — on Wednesday, November 26. There is no change to trash and recycling collection on Friday, November 28. City offices will be closed […]

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November 22, 2014

West U Police Report

West U Police arrested a suspect who was inside a motor vehicle during an attempted burglary on Wednesday. Officers went to the 3400 block of Robinhood, and located the man inside a vehicle which did not belong to him. He was arrested for burglary of a motor vehicle. The suspect has a prior arrest history […]

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November 19, 2014

Better Not Pout, Santa is Coming to Town

Santa will be in town on December 1 for the 26th annual West U Tree Lighting Ceremony.

The city of West University Place’s 26th annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on December 1, at 6104 Auden Street. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m., with delicious hot drinks and sweet treats. There will be a cookie decorating station at a craft table, and kids can then meet one of Santa’s reindeer […]

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November 17, 2014

Council Listens, Delays Super Block

A majority of the West U City Council agreed Monday to conduct a citizen survey and to seek additional legal counsel on the creation of the controversial so-called Super Block The council also agreed to suspend city staff’s efforts to seek bids on city-owned properties included in a long-range master plan for municipal facilities. Mayor […]

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November 17, 2014

West U Elementary Book Fair is this Week

The West U Elementary Book Fair will be held Tuesday through Thursday, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Barnes and Noble store at 3003 Holcombe. Teachers are ready to read, there will be a magnetizing science show, face painting, a fun photo booth, an amazing magician and much, much more. Barnes and Noble […]

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November 17, 2014

West U Also Wants to Hear from Residents on Parks

The city of West University Place will hold the second of two Town Hall meetings about the city’s parks and recreation facilities on Thursday, November 20, in the Community Building Auditorium, at 6104 Auden. The meeting is scheduled to start at 6:30 p.m. The Citizen Survey results, based on the responses to a Parks Master […]

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November 17, 2014

Register Soon for 2015 Recreation, Classes

With the approaching end of the fall season at West U Parks and Recreation, it’s time to start planning participation in classes and activities that will be offered in 2015. Priority Registration is available beginning Friday, November 21 through Monday, December 1, 2014. Participants who are eligible to register during priority registration are those who […]

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November 17, 2014

West U Police Report

West U police last week investigated one motor vehicle theft and another burglary of a motor vehicle, both in the 3100 block of Lafayette. At 7:36 a.m. on Wednesday, November 12, police responded to a call from a resident of the 3100 block of Lafayette. The victim stated an unknown person(s) stole his vehicle, which […]

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November 16, 2014

Council to Hold Two Town Hall Meetings On Monday

The West U City Council will hold two special meetings Monday, on the long-range facilities master plan. so that citizens can give their input on the issue. The first council session begins at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Building at 6104 Auden. The council may meet in executive session to discuss real estate issues. At […]

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November 12, 2014

Foundation Announces $250K Facelift for WUES Playground

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The West University Elementary School Foundation today is launching a capital campaign to raise $250,000 to refurbish one of the city’s most popular parks — the playground at West U Elementary School. “This project is for both the school and our neighborhood and we are excited to help preserve this valuable community resource,” says Adrienne […]

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