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April 17, 2014 -- A settlement has been reached that will permit construction to resume on Galveston's Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal, a project of the Liveable Communities Initiative. More
April 16, 2014 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry on Wednesday granted the City of West's request for an additional $4.8 million in disaster grant assistance for recovery efforts related to the fertilizer plant explosion that occurred in April 2013. More
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April 16, 2014 -- The League City Police Department on Monday arrested Cole Gerard Zube and charged him with First Degree Injury to a Child. More
April 16, 2014 -- The City of Galveston will host multiple cleanup events at various locations throughout the month of May. More
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April 16, 2014 -- Mitchell Historic Properties in Galveston announced today that Bill Ross and Ernie Connor are retiring and that Joe Rozier will assume the position of general manager, overseeing all of MHP's Galveston operations. More
April 16, 2014 -- Houston City Council today voted unanimously to convey a tract bounded on the east by U.S. Highway 59, on the south by Rusk Street, on the west by Avenida de las Americas and on the north by Capital Street on the north to Houston First Corporation. More
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April 16, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted to approve accepting applications for a code enforcement officer. More
April 16, 2014 -- Seabrook City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to grant a special event permit for a Memorial Day event at the Veteran’s Memorial on Second Street on May 26. More
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April 16, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an engagement letter with Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP for the city’s financial audit for FY2014. More
April 16, 2014 -- Sugar Land City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the University of Houston Sugar Land Campus. More
April 16, 2014 -- Port Arthur City Council on Tuesday voted 7-0 to amend the performance milestones of the economic incentive contract and loan agreement between the Port Arthur Economic Development Corporation and Climate Controlled Containers Manufacturing, LLC. More
April 16, 2014 -- Webster City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve a request from Space Center Houston for $211,000 from the city’s hotel occupancy tax fund. More
April 16, 2014 -- On Tuesday, the United States Environmental Protection Agency issued a permit to Apex Matagorda Energy Center in Matagorda to construct a 317-megawatt electric generating plant. More
April 16, 2014 -- The Coast Guard federal on-scene coordinator for the Deepwater Horizon Response completed the transition to the “Middle Response” process on Tuesday and opened active National Response Center cases for three miles of coastline in Louisiana. More
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard medevaced two crewmembers aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel Oceanic Explorer 264 miles southwest of New Orleans in the Gulf of Mexico, Tuesday. More w/Video
April 16, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard rescued three crew members aboard an uninspected towing vessel on Lake Pontchartrain on Tuesday. More
April 16, 2014 -- The U.S. Coast Guard today ended patrols and operations on the final three shoreline miles in Louisiana, bringing to a close the extensive four-year active cleanup of the Gulf Coast following the Deepwater Horizon accident. More
April 15, 2014 -- The United States Coast Guard is overseeing response efforts for an offshore drilling rig that began taking on water into a ballast tank after a large wave hit them in heavy seas more than 100 miles south of Galveston. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Galveston County Criminal District Attorney's Office has announced that Christopher Ryan Sam on Monday was sentenced to thirty years in prison for a 2012 home invasion in Texas City. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Harris County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help in identifying a burglary suspect who crept into a baby's room in the 18200 block of Flint Hill Drive. More w/Video
April 15, 2014 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted 4-1, with Kevin O’Brien opposed, to approve a $50,010 budget amendment to reimburse Boon-Chapman for leasehold improvements at the new CareHere Clinic on Highway 646. More
April 15, 2014 -- Beaumont City Council today voted 5-1-1, with W.L. Pate, Jr. opposed and Jamie Smith recusing himself from the vote, to authorize the city manager and city attorney to negotiate an economic development agreement with Jefferson County and Pate Development related to a proposed hotel and water park at Ford Park. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve a contract with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to repair or replace failing on-site sewage facilities in the H-GAC region, in an amount not to exceed $492,000. More
April 15, 2014 -- La Porte City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $118,125 contract with Exeter Architectural Products for the installation of permanent window coverings at City Hall. More
April 15, 2014 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that Frederick A. Murphy and Thomas G. Ksiazek, two professors at the university, have been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the sixth annual International Symposium on Filoviruses. More
April 15, 2014 -- Houston Mayor Annise Parker today announced the issuance of a request for proposals and the creation of an advisory committee for the "One Bin for All" waste management and diversion project. More
April 15, 2014 -- Space Center Houston today announced that several agencies are working to take apart, relocate and reassemble a 747 Shuttle Carrier aircraft to be placed on display. More
April 15, 2014 -- The BP Press Office has released an update regarding efforts to restore the Gulf coast following damages caused by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. More
April 15, 2014 -- The Port or Orange Board of Commissioners on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution establishing environmental fine parity for damages resulting from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill based on the Exxon Valdez oil spill incident in 1989. More
April 15, 2014 -- Nassau Bay City Council on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the “Ike Dike” storm surge protection concept for Galveston Bay proposed by Dr. Bill Merrell at Texas A&M University-Galveston. More
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