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October 30, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Development, L.P. on Thursday announced that it has donated $1 million to the Brazosport College Foundation for workforce training. More
October 30, 2014 -- Early voting for the November 4 General Election ends on Friday, with polling locations open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. for the last opportunity to vote early in the election. More
October 30, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday presented proclamations for Veterans Day, Alzheimer's Awareness Month and Walk for Habitat Day. More
October 29, 2014 -- Freeport LNG Expansion, L.P. on Wednesday announced that its subsidiary, FLNG Liquefaction, LLC, has entered into definitive agreements for the debt financing of approximately $3.85 billion of capital required for the development of Freeport LNG’s first train facility at its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. More
October 29, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Bryan Frazier as director of the Brazoria County Parks Department. More
October 28, 2014 -- Port Freeport recently welcomed the first vessel from Mediterranean Shipping Co. and made use of the port's new Post Panamax ship-to-shore cranes. More
October 28, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted unanimously to award a $301,374 contract to AR Turnkee Construction Company for construction services associated with the McHard Road Drainage at Country Place Project. More
October 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today considered, then voted unanimously to defer until next month, a proposed change in the organization’s 401K policy to accommodate same sex marriages. More
October 21, 2014 -- Freeport LNG and Port Freeport today announced the start of work on a project designed to widen the Port Freeport harbor channel. More
October 20, 2014 -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi reports that the first of four new “Sentinels of the Coast” data collection stations has been installed in the water at Surfside. More
October 17, 2014 -- Early voting begins on Monday for the November 4 General Election, with federal, state, county and local races on the ballots in the Texas Gulf Coast region. More
October 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced that KACC 89.7 FM, the college's radio station, has been named the best station in the Houston area by the Houston Press. More
October 15, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution opposing a proposal by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and United States Army Corps of Engineers to expand the definition of “Waters of the United States” to provide jurisdictional authority of the federal Clean Water Act. More
October 14, 2014 -- Houston City Council Member Stephen Costello and Isaac Ramirez, chief transportation planner for the Houston-Galveston Area Council provided an overview of the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan in a video program hosted by H-GAC Director of Transportation Alan Clark. More w/Video
October 14, 2014 -- Pearland City Council on Monday voted 3-2, with Scott Sherman and Gary Moore opposed, to approve, on final reading, an ordinance to rezone approximately 48.5 acres of land at the southwest corner of Spectrum Boulevard and State Highway 288 from the Waterlights Planned Development District to the Ivy Planned Development District. More
October 10, 2014 -- Harris County Judge Ed Emmett had scheduled a meeting of the six county Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District for Thursday afternoon in the Harris County Commissioners Courtroom, in order to hear a presentation to provide details about the GCCPRD Storm Surge Suppression Study. More
October 03, 2014 -- Monday is the final day to register to vote in the November 4 General Election, which includes a United States Senate seat, Texas Governor, county judge races and local city, school board positions and bond and charter propositions. More
October 03, 2014 -- Transportation Advocacy Group Houston Region and Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership hosted the Mobility Matters Symposium on Thursday. More
September 30, 2014 -- The Alvin Community College Board of Regents on Thursday heard a presentation from Alvin city officials regarding the city's master plan for economic development. More
September 29, 2014 -- Alvin Community College's Diagnostic Cardiovascular Sonography program will host the Pediatric and Fetal Echocardiography Symposium on October 10-11. More
September 24, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept an offer of $271,000 for the purchase of the former tax office property located at the corner of County Road 281 and State Highway 35 in Alvin. More
September 23, 2014 -- Pearland City Council voted unanimously to adopt, on first reading, the city’s FY2015 Budget, which includes projected operating costs of $166,250,407, and capital improvement projects totaling $60,750,139. More
September 19, 2014 -- Alan Clark, director of Houston-Galveston Area Council’s metropolitan planning organization, on Thursday presented an overview of the 2040 regional transportation plan to the Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership. More
September 19, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted unanimously to accept the final Long Term Water Supply Strategies Report prepared by Freese and Nichols that included an option to re-use effluent water from one or both of the City of Houston Southwest and Almeda wastewater treatment plants. More
September 16, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors on Tuesday voted unanimously to submit comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding a proposed new rule on carbon pollution emission guidelines for existing stationary sources, specifically electric utility generating units; but the item was worded to express concerns about the federal intrusion. More
September 16, 2014 -- Alvin Community College will launch ACCents, its new weekly radio show highlighting the programs, students and faculty at the college, on Thursday on KACC 89.7 FM. More
September 14, 2014 -- The Alvin Police Department recently joined with Alvin Independent School District Police Department, Alvin Community College Police Department, and Brazoria County Community Coalition of the Bay Area Council on Drugs and Alcohol to host the first Parent Awareness Night event. More
September 12, 2014 -- Alvin Community College today announced the line-up for its 2014-2015 drama season. More
September 10, 2014 -- The Texas General Land Office will host its Adopt-A-Beach Fall Cleanup event on September 27. More
September 10, 2014 -- Brazoria County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt the county’s FY2015 Budget. More
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