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November 22, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Transportation Policy Council on Friday voted unanimously to open the process to receive public comment on the Draft 2040 Regional Transportation Plan and Air Quality Conformity Finding. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce will celebrate women "Texas style" at its Eighth Annual Celebrating Women: Mind, Body, Spirit Conference at the Moody Gardens Convention Center on April 17, 2015. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Clear Creek Independent School District issued an update on several bond construction projects. More
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November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Thursday voted unanimously to approve reclassifying a FEMA Project as an alternate project to allow for the construction of a new gazebo, signage and a new platform at Seawolf Park that would allow for the operation of a water taxi between the park and Galveston Island. More
November 21, 2014 -- Chris O'Shea Roper and Tom Linton have posted a report on Region H water planning projects in their continuing series on coastal issues. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council is launching its third year of the Regional DWI Task Force, which will operate throughout the Thanksgiving holiday. More
November 21, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department today arrested a woman on charges of filing a false report in connection to a fraudulent claim she made that an infant she was babysitting had been kidnapped. More
November 21, 2014 -- Brenda M. Barber, the United States Army Corps of Engineers Baltimore District Project Manager of the Environmental and Munitions Design Center, has posted an update regarding the pending movement of the STURGIS to Galveston for decommissioning. More
November 21, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted 3-1, with Joe Carothers opposed, to halt action on annexing more than 2,500 acres of property in the city's extraterritorial jurisdiction. More
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November 21, 2014 -- The Gulf Coast Water Authority Board of Directors on Thursday voted 7-1, with Ray Holbrook opposed, to approve the authority’s agenda for the 2015 state legislative session. More
November 20, 2014 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture editor Jennifer Olin reports on the annual Winter Holiday Art Market in Houston, the annual Artcrawl in Houston, the Houston Via Colori Street Painting Festival, the Brown Promenade at Discovery Green, and a new exhibit at The Menil Collection. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a jury on Tuesday convicted Harold Norwood of murder. More
November 20, 2014 -- A research consortium led by Dr. Antonietta Quigg, Professor of Marine Biology and Associate Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at Texas A&M University's Galveston campus, was awarded $7.25 million by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative to conduct scientific studies of the impacts of oil on the Gulf of Mexico ecosystem and public health. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted unanimously to approve the selection of Hugh Wood, Inc. as the insurance broker of record for the port’s property and liability insurance programs for a three year period for an annual fee not to exceed $53,000 in lieu of commission. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee voted 3-1 on Wednesday to endorse five projects as priorities; and to recommend that the city council ask that four of them be submitted to the Houston-Galveston Area Council which has issued a call for projects for inclusion in the Transportation Improvement Plan. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution supporting the Gulf Coast Center's application to the Houston-Galveston Area Council to fund the construction of a park and ride facility in Texas City. More
November 20, 2014 -- Moody Gardens will launch its "Food Drive Fridays" on Friday, and will accept a non-perishable food item for 2-for-1 admission to the Festival of Lights. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees has provided an update on its November 13 board meeting. More
November 20, 2014 -- The Galveston Independent School District Board of Trustees on Wednesday voted unanimously to re-elect Matthew Hay as president of the board. More
November 19, 2014 -- A scientist at the University of Texas Medical Branch found a marker that predicts changes in cholesterol levels as people grow older. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office announced that a former county employee was sentenced for the felony offense of Theft by a Public Servant. More
November 19, 2014 -- Clear Creek Community Theatre will host a one-night Music Review on January 3. More
November 19, 2014 -- Ducks Unlimited today announced that it has received a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to coordinate the Greens Lake Marsh Restoration Project, which will restore part of the Galveston Bay system. More
November 19, 2014 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1, with Mayor Tim Paulissen opposed, to approve a job description for an in-house city attorney. More
November 19, 2014 -- Santa Fe City Council, in a special meeting on Tuesday, voted 3-2, with Pat McCrary and Ronald “Bubba” Jannett opposed, to approve the first reading of an ordinance annexing five areas totaling approximately 2,569 acres into the city from Santa Fe’s extraterritorial jurisdiction. More
November 19, 2014 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to renew the city’s juvenile curfew ordinance. More
November 19, 2014 -- Clear Lake Shores City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to adopt a fee schedule for the 2015 calendar year. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Galveston Police Department has been notified that representatives from the Texas Campaign for the Environment will be conducting a door-to-door community canvass in Galveston from November 19 to December 30, 2014. More
November 18, 2014 -- The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced on Monday an award of $2.6 million to complete acquiring and protecting the remaining acres in the 360-acre area forming the Coastal Heritage Preserve on West Bay along Settegast Road on Galveston Island. More
November 18, 2014 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to authorize a first year funding agreement with Gulf Coast Center for the Victory Lakes Commuter and Transit Service pilot project at a cost not to exceed $325,128. More
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