Bellaire - Meyerland - West University Edition | March 2021

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Owners John and Jennifer Garrett launched the rst edition of Community Impact Newspaper in 2005 with three full-time employees covering Round Rock and Pugerville, Texas. We have expanded our operations to include hundreds of employees, our own printing operation and over 30 hyperlocal editions across three states. Our circulation is over 2 million residential mailboxes, and it grows each month with new residents and developments.

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FROMKRISTINA: As families look to restore a sense of normalcy, our annual Summer Camp Guide (Page 12) oers a look at what is available for school age children both in- person and virtually. We know that you can choose where and how you consume your news, and I want to personally thank you for being a loyal reader during challenging times. Kristina Shackelford, ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER

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FROMMATT: Texas has had more than its fair share of climate-related calamities, though many have said February’s freeze and the resulting power outage was also a man-made disaster exposing faults in our system. We explored the immediate aftermath of the freeze in this month’s cover story. Matt Dulin, SENIOR EDITOR

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