Sunday 19 October 2014

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West U Crime Report

West U police last week arrested a driver for driving-while-intoxicated and responded to a report of a residential burglary in progress. On Friday, October 10, an officer was dispatched to the West University Place Police Department in regard to a …

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West U Trees Available

This fall and winter, West U once again will be planting trees from the Tree Trust. The West University Place Tree Trust was established as a means to

Boo Bash Traffic Alert

Because West University Elementary School will be holding its 89th annual carnival Saturday, October 18, University Blvd. will be closed between Auden and Edloe from 7 a.m. to

Council Approves “Super Block” Plan

The West U City Council on Monday unanimously approved the creation of a “Super Block” that would house future city facilities, despite complaints from property owners who said

WU Full Moon Fest on Friday

[caption id="attachment_48990" align="alignleft" width="142"] The Full Moon Fest will include a showing of The Green Lantern.[/caption]The Full Moon Fest, the annual Halloween celebration hosted by the city of

West U Council Meeting to Consider Land Purchases

A “long-range planning exercise” aimed at creating a city campus is on the agenda of the West U City Council Monday. The council is scheduled to meet in executive

WU Police have Quiet Week

It was a very quiet week in West University Place for police officers, with no crimes reported on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday. On Thursday, October 2, a West

WU to Hold Town Hall Meetings about Parks

The city of West University Place invites the community to participate in the Town Hall meetings about the city’s parks and recreation facilities and programs on October 20

Xavier School to Host Food Truck Fright Night

For one night only, fearless teens and brave adults can experience “Phobia Inside the Loop,” as Xavier Educational Academy, at 6203 Edloe, is transformed into a terrifying

Council to Consider Plan to Purchase Properties

The city of West University Place on Wednesday notified several property owners about a long-range master plan to create a “city campus” near the current Municipal Building on

West U Cleans Poor Farm Ditch

The West U Public Works Department recently completed a cleanup project of Poor Farm Ditch to make way for the rebuild of two 66-inch pipes. The cleanup project

Small Turnout for Zoning Proposal

About 30 West U residents attended two “town hall meetings” Monday on the city of West U’s commercial zoning review. Gary Mitchell, vice-president of the Kendig-Keast Collaborative and

West U Now a “Silver” Scenic City

West University Place has been awarded Silver Scenic City Certification by the Scenic City certification program of Scenic Texas, moving up from its 2013 Bronze Certification. “We are excited

Council Approves 2015 Budget

The West U City Council on Monday approved a $34.3 million 2015 city budget. The budget lowered the tax rate in West U, but homeowners will see an increase

Fathers and Flashlights a Big Success

About 250 Fathers and 500 children with flashlights participated in the annual Fathers and Flashlights urban campout over the weekend in West University Place. The wildly popular event is