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City’s sales tax revenues fund multiple projects

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By Terry Hagerty (Special to the BEDC)

BEDC share used for Chestnut/Main Street improvement projects.

Main Street Matters: Spotlight on Bastrop

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Nancy Wood

The Texas Main Street office asked me to recap the first eight years of the Bastrop Main Street Program (I’ll be retiring soon) and share any insights from this very successful effort. Let me start at the beginning;

Bastrop Community Health Center marks one-year anniversary

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Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

In an expanding role, Bastrop’s Bluebonnet Trails Community Services has added medical and dental services which are being offered to the surrounding community, including people who are “uninsured or under-insured.”

Come to Bastrop for holiday shopping

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Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

From a historic setting and architecture, to less crowds, there’s a myriad of reasons that shoppers should come to Bastrop for their holiday shopping, business owners agreed during a 'man on the street' interview by the BEDC just before Christmas.

Art takes off in downtown Bastrop

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Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Art offerings are booming in Bastrop, especially downtown. And that situation has garnered statewide and national attention, according to several local artists who are also key community leaders.

“For a community the size of Bastrop, the increase in the last four years of art entrepreneurship has demonstrated an extraordinary growth,” said Karol Rice, a photographer as well as director for the planned Lost Pines Art Center and Commemorative Sculpture Garden on Chestnut Street.

Bastrop Fine Arts Guild Close to Reaching Project Goal

For Immediate Release, Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014

Lost Pines Art Center and Commemorative Sculpture Garden reach significant milestone; more than $3 million in donations and pledges

Shoppers camp overnight in freezing temps for Academy opening in Bastrop

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Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Academy hits home run at Friday opening

Lauding Bastrop’s ‘small town feel’ amid the growth

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Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Real Estate Council of Austin gathered at Neighbor’s Kitchen in Bastrop on Monday

Bastrop's success in maintaining its “small town feel” during recent years of impressive business growth is one of the strong attractions for retailers who have recently located here – and those who may be eyeing Bastrop for a move.

Bastrop H-E-B, Bealls Bounce Back After Fires

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Terry Hagerty (Contributing Writer)

Two well-known Bastrop stores were packed with customers on Thursday, after having ‘come back’ in the aftermath of damage from recent separate fires.

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