A New Year in Dripping Springs Parks

By: Mariana Espinoza, Parks and Community Services Director 2018 was a great year for the Parks and Community Services Department. If you have not had a chance to view our department’s annual report, please take a look! Some of the highlights include: • New playground at Sports and Recreation Park • New toddler playground at […]

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Astronomers and Rock Stars

By Bonnie Eisler, Poetry Contest Committee Chair for the 2019 Texas Night Sky Festival Carl Sagan, astronomer, cosmologist and astrophysicist, said it like this: The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are […]

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When a Building Permit is Required

— By the City of Dripping Springs Building Department Do I need a building permit? It’s one of the most common questions we’re asked. This blog post aims to address some of those questions. If your project is inside the city limits, within a subdivision created after 2006, OR in the City’s ETJ within a […]

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Dripping with Holiday Cheer

By Pam Owens and Hope Boatright Twinkling lights are being strung, garland is being hung, and historic Mercer Street is abuzz with holiday cheer. And this year, we are decking way more than just the halls here in Dripping Springs, TX. One of the most anticipated holiday events will be taking place this weekend in […]

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