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Columns & Opinions
AUSTIN — Texas, along with the rest of the nation and the world, continued to battle the COVID-19 pandemic last week as cases and deaths attributed to the novel coronavirus increased.
Linden is working hard! We are still digging out of the backlog of work that built up while we were fixing storm damage. Lots of broken water/sewer lines plus park and street damage. We had 30+ mature trees blow down in the park. We will be working to get the park cleared and then mowed. We can accept tree trimmings at the dump if you call City Hall and set up a time.
AUSTIN — An executive order issued by Gov. Greg Abbott to reopen in-store retail shopping, dine-in restaurants, movie theaters, museums, libraries and more took effect May 1 and will continue through May 15.
Linden is still recovering from the storms of Friday the 24th. I think my estimate of 500 large trees down in town was low!