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MGs converge on Salado

MG Register in Salado

Velocity film crews capture British spirit of classic cars in Salado

British automobile pioneer Cecil Kimber and his MG Motorcar Company Ltd. could hardly have imagined the impact their first sports car would have on the automotive world.  And now 90 years later, and more than 30 years since the last MG rolled from the storied factory at Abingdon-on-Thames, that passion shows no sign of letting up. 

More than 100 enthusiasts gathered on the grounds of The Venue to show off 60 antique and classic MGs. Film crews from Velocity CHannel were on hand to film the road rally later in the afternoon and interviewed the many owners of the British cars.

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Affordable senior living center

Hidden Glenn

Town hall meeting sheds light on details of Hidden Glenn proposal

If JES Development Company Inc. is awarded the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs 2014 Competitive Housing Tax Credit for a proposed 50-unit senior affordable living project in the Village of Salado Extra-Territorial Jurisdiction, the company will receive $580,000 in tax credits per year for the next 10 years.

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Wildflower Art weekend

Wildflower Art Show

Salado Wildflower Art Fair & Festival

Salado hosted the 13th Annual Wildflower Art Fair & Festival on March 21-23 with events at the Salado Civic Center, The Range at the Barton House and throughout the Village.

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Highway to close overnight March 26-27

I-35 Mainlane Closure in Salado March 26

Thomas Arnold bridge beams to be placed.

 

SALADOI-35 northbound and southbound mainlanes will be closed to all traffic through Salado on Wednesday, March 26  from 7 PM – 7 AM, to allow crews to place bridge beams for the new Thomas Arnold bridge. The closure is based upon the weather. If weather is inclement today and tonight, the closing will be cancelled.

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Edgy Art Show at The Range

Watch artists create, compete on Saturday

Salado’s first-ever Edgy Art Show will be part of the Wildflower weekend.

Local artists will compete on the grounds of The Range at the Barton House, creating their own individual works of art that you will vote on. The Edgy Art Show Competition will be held 11 am.-3 p.m. on March 22. Admission  is $5 and includes one vote. A $25 ticket includes six more votes and entry into a raffle to win the work of art that you voted for.

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Kites for Kids postponed

Kites with Kids

Kites for Kids postponed due to possible severe weather

Event rescheduled for March 22 at Peaceable Kingdom

Variety’s Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children announced today that it will postpone the 2nd Annual Kites for Kids Day until Saturday, March 22, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.  The event was originally planned for tomorrow.  The nonprofit group cites the impending severe weather as cause for the rescheduling.  

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Salado Salamander 'Threatened'

Service Announces Listing of Georgetown, Salado Salamanders As Threatened  Under the Endangered Species Act

Recognizing County and City Efforts to Protect Water Quality,

Agency Proposes Special Rule to Allow Limited Take of the Georgetown Salamander

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today (Feb. 21) announced it is listing the Georgetown and Salado salamanders, two small amphibians found in springs and caves around the Edwards Aquifer in central Texas, as threatened under the Endangered Species Act, due to degradation of their habitat and changes in water flow and quality.

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