Thursday 30 October 2014

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Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

The West University Elementary School and West University Elementary PTO will hold their annual fall auction on Saturday, November 8. The theme is Friday Night Lights, and the football-themed event will feature dinner and dancing, as well as an action-packed …

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Super Block Could Become Campaign Issue

Battle lines were drawn for next spring’s West U City Council elections Monday, after more than a dozen angry residents complained about the council’s recent decision to create

West U Council to Discuss Real Estate

Issues relating to the city of West University Place’s real estate ownership and long-range master planning will be on the agendas of a special City Council workshop and

Heavy Trash Day is Saturday, Oct. 25

The city of West University Place is hosting its annual heavy trash and recycling day on Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. City employees and Goodwill workers will

Wet U Crime Report

West U Police made use of high technology to solve the case of a stolen rental car this week. On Tuesday, October 21, the victim went to the West

Buffalo Speedway To Close to Speed Construction

Just after the morning rush hour tomorrow, (Wednesday, October 22) Harris Construction Co. will close Buffalo Speedway at US 59 Southwest Freeway in both directions for one month. The

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

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