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April 24, 2014 -- Galveston City Council today voted 6-0-1, with Elizabeth Beeton abstaining, to accept the appraisal for the Bayside at Waterman’s Public Improvement District, to accept a $35,000 escrow payment for outside experts and staff time for the project, to hold public hearings on the project, and to approve a legal services agreement with Arthur Pertile with Olson & Olson, LLP for work on the PID. More
April 24, 2014 -- Houston Tomorrow President David Crossley reports that the Houston City Council Quality of Life Committee held its first meeting to hear about and discuss the initiative to create a General Plan for Houston’s Future. More
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April 24, 2014 -- The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County Board of Directors today voted unanimously, after lengthy discussion, to authorize METRO President and CEO Tom Lambert to modify the METRO Rail Expansion Design-Build Contract with HRT. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Galveston Alliance of Island Neighborhoods will hold a general meeting on Wednesday at 1501 Post Office street. More
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April 24, 2014 -- The Houston Independent School District and the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation on Thursday unveiled "Houston's Literacy Crisis: A Blueprint for Community Action". More
April 24, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department is currently investigating the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of three other persons at 9357 Richmond Avenue on Thursday. More
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April 24, 2014 -- Ducks Unlimited recently participated in Soil and Water Stewardship Week. More
April 24, 2014 -- Space Center Houston will close portions of Texas Highway 3 and NASA Parkway on April 29 and 30 in order to move its historic Boeing 747 shuttle carrier aircraft to the nonprofit center. More
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April 24, 2014 -- The Texas Department of Criminal Justice reports that Jose Juan Salaz on Thursday was extradited back to Texas after escaping prison in 1997. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Memorial Hermann Foundation recently raised more than $2.5 million at its 2014 Circle of Life Gala, benefiting the hospital system's heart and vascular programs. More
April 24, 2014 -- El Lago City Council on Wednesday voted 3-2, with Carolynn Stanley and Jeff Tave opposed, to approve amendments to the FY2014 Budget to fund the design, hosting and maintenance of a new web site for the city by Civic Plus. More
April 24, 2014 -- Rice University today presented the findings of its 33rd annual Kinder Institute Houston Area Survey, among which found that city residents are evenly split on public versus private transportation, and that traffic is perceived as the city's top problem. More
April 24, 2014 -- The Houston Airport System's Office of Business Opportunity will host its Eighth Annual Runway to Business Networking Fair on May 8 at the Humble Civic Center. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors voted unanimously on Wednesday to approve two resolutions: a request by the City of Galveston to the Houston-Galveston Area Council for rubber tire trolleys; and a request by the Gulf Coast Center in relation to the H-Galveston Area Council Transit Pilot Program. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston County Sheriff's Office on Monday arrested three individuals during a drug bust in Texas City. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Houston Police Department has arrested and charged Guillermo Correa in the deaths of two men on Tuesday at 1737 North West Loop. More
April 23, 2014 -- A Harris County District Court Judge on Wednesday ruled that the District Attorney's Firearms Training Simulator does not influence Grand Jurors. More
April 23, 2014 -- Harris County Department of Education Head Start will host the Art and Reading Showcase on Friday at the program's Fifth Ward location. More
April 23, 2014 -- Several Houston Independent School District high schools have been named to the 2014 U.S. News and World Report Best High Schools rankings. More
April 23, 2014 -- Zachry-Odebrecht Parkway Builders has announced that closures will take place at the Interstate 45 and at US Highway 290 during the weekend due to work at interchanges with the Grand Parkway. More
April 23, 2014 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2013 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the city. More
April 23, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to approve a resolution authorizing the resale of tax foreclosed properties held in trust by the city. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to award an approximately $50,000 contract to the Louis Berger Group to assess damages related to the Texas City “Y” Oil Spill. More
April 23, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to refer back to the Planning and Zoning Commission a request from AT&T Mobility for a special use permit for a communications tower on property north of League City Parkway and south of Tucker Road, east of Columbia Memorial Parkway. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted 4-1, with Commissioner Lee Sander opposed, to award a $1,434,437 contract to Lucas Construction Company, Inc. for the Neville Street and Blimp Base Water Line Improvements project. More
April 23, 2014 -- The Texas Conservative Coalition Research Institute on Tuesday hosted a Health Care Summit at the Clear Lake Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular Hospital in Webster. More
April 23, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to pledge support of a constitutional amendment on the November 4 election ballot to address the state’s transportation infrastructure needs by providing that a portion of existing oil and gas severance taxes be dedicated to the State Highway Fund. More
April 22, 2014 -- Port of Houston Authority Executive Director Roger Guenther today reported to the Port Commission that the United States Army Corps of Engineers has furnished the port with its draft permit for the Bayport Channel Improvement Project; and the draft permit for Barbours Cut channel dredging will follow soon. More
April 22, 2014 -- Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott on Tuesday sent a letter to the federal Bureau of Land Management regarding its potential seizure of private property along the Red River in Texas. More
April 22, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Thomas Mackey Water Treatment Plant is performing a scheduled annual “burnout” that may cause water taste and odor discrepancies for some residents. More
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