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June 28, 2016 -- Galveston City Council, in a special meeting today, voted unanimously to adopt an ordinance canvassing the results of the June 18 Runoff Election. More
June 28, 2016 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to close several certificate and degree programs. More
June 27, 2016 -- Galveston County Criminal District Attorney Jack Roady on Monday announced that law enforcement agencies across the county will be working together to conduct No Refusal Operations for the upcoming Fourth of July Weekend, July 1 to 4. More
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June 27, 2016 -- The Board of Trustees of the Galveston Wharves today voted 6-0-1, with Gerald Sullivan abstaining, to approve a task order with Tetra Tech, Inc., under a purchasing agreement through the Houston-Galveston Area Council, for public assistance and cost recovery services related to damages caused by Hurricane Ike. More
June 26, 2016 -- The Rosenberg Library in Galveston will display an exhibit of items of Harry Bennett, a merchant marine and contributor to the library, as the library's "Treasure of the Month" for July. More
June 26, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House in Galveston has announced the line-up for its 2016-2017 Performing Arts Season. More
June 26, 2016 -- Daniel Cardinal DiNardo celebrated the Feast Day of San Giovanni Battista, (John the Baptist) the patron Saint of Sicily, at Sacred Heart Church in Galveston on Friday morning. More
June 24, 2016 -- United Way of Galveston has named Lindsey White as their new executive director. More
June 24, 2016 -- The Galveston County District Attorney's Office on Friday announced that 40-year-old Adrian Paul Mills was sentenced to 12 years imprisonment for intoxication assault. More
June 24, 2016 -- The Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District, Inc., has released the Phase 3 Report for its Storm Surge Suppression Study, with a recommendation on an alternative for mitigating storm surge impacts along the Southeast Texas Coast. More
June 24, 2016 -- Galveston City Council on Thursday voted 6-0-1, with Carolyn Sunseri abstaining, to approve a resolution distributing and awarding fiscal year 2016 hotel occupancy tax revenues to eligible arts and historic preservation organizations under single-year contracts. More
June 24, 2016 -- Santa Fe City Council on Thursday re-appointed Ronald “Bubba” Jannett as mayor pro tem. More
June 23, 2016 -- Galveston City Council, during its workshop today, held a discussion about the United States Department of Justice COPS Hiring Program for the Galveston Police Department. More
June 23, 2016 -- Texas A&M University at Galveston recently held a topping off ceremony for the first phase of the university's new Academic Complex. More
June 23, 2016 -- The Grand 1894 Opera House has announced that the 3 p.m. matinee showing of "One-Man Star Wars Trilogy" on Saturday has been cancelled, but the 8 p.m. performance will take place as planned. More
June 23, 2016 -- League City police are investigating the drowning death of a 5 year old child found in the swimming pool of an apartment complex at 901 West FM 517. More
June 22, 2016 -- The Galveston County Transit District Board of Directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve a resolution in support of Gulf Coast Center Connect Transit’s Program of Projects for FY2015 and FY2016. More
June 22, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council today hosted "The Power of Transit 2016" Symposium to discuss coordination of public transportation in the H-GAC's 13-county Planning Region. More
June 22, 2016 -- The City of Friendswood today issued a reminder to residents that fireworks are illegal inside the city limits. More
June 22, 2016 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday voted unanimously to support an application for a 2017 Violence Against Women Act grant. More
June 22, 2016 -- Galveston County emergency personnel will take part in a training scenario on June 29 at the former Blue Jay Apartments in Texas City, which are scheduled for demolition. More
June 22, 2016 -- The Village of Tiki Island Board of Aldermen on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an ordinance authorizing the issuance of $1.9 million in tax and park revenue certificates of obligation. More
June 21, 2016 -- The City of Galveston has advised residents that crews will begin repaving Harris Way from McCullough Avenue to Bayou Shore Drive on Thursday. More
June 21, 2016 -- The City of League City has posted a news release regarding an improvement project focused on its animal shelter at 821 N. Kansas Avenue. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Hitchcock City Commission on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a resolution consenting to the addition of land to Galveston County Water Control and Improvement District No. 19. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Galveston Park Board today announced that parking fees at some of Galveston's beach parks will increase beginning Friday. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Galveston County Tax Office today advised residents that services at the tax office may be impacted by the Texas City/La Marque school district consolidation. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Houston-Galveston Area Council Board of Directors today voted unanimously to approve priority ranking for Fiscal Year 2017 criminal justice funds and authorize resolution to submit priority lists to the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor. More
June 21, 2016 -- Jamaica Beach City Council on Monday voted unanimously to assign the regular and emergency responsibilities of former Alderman Russell Rupertus to Alderman Sherwood Green, and assign Green's responsibilities to incoming Alderman Marci Kurtz. More
June 21, 2016 -- The Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications through July 10 for the Doolin Maritime Careers Camp. More
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