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April 17, 2015 -- Galveston County Tax Assessor Collector Cheryl E. Johnson has advised property owners that participated in the split or half payment option to pay 2014 taxes will soon receive the second payment coupon letter. More
April 17, 2015 -- The Assistance League of the Bay Area recently donated clothing to Texas City Independent School District during its Operation School Bell event. More
April 17, 2015 -- Diversions: Arts and Culture Editor Jennifer Olin reports on weekend activities including a one-night only ballet and orchestra performance, Galveston's ArtWalk and the opening of an installation art piece at the Galveston Arts Center, the Japan Festival at Hermann Park and a battle reenactment on the grounds of the San Jacinto Monument. More
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April 16, 2015 -- The Galveston Intermodal Transportation Committee reviewed progress on the Downtown Intermodal Transportation Terminal under construction at the intersection of 25th Street and The Strand on Wednesday. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Galveston Police Department is asking the public for its help in locating a "serial" tire slasher. More
April 16, 2015 -- Galveston police arrested 45-year-old Stacy Rittenhouse for aggravated robbery of a hotel clerk. More
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April 16, 2015 -- The Red Cat Jazz Festival will be held at Moody Gardens in Galveston from May 7 to 10. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Texas General Land Office Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup is Saturday. More
April 16, 2015 -- The City of Galveston recently initiated a program which allows Downtown businesses who agree to accept cash for on-street parking to receive $0.25 for every hour of parking sold. More
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April 16, 2015 -- The Bay Area Houston Transportation Partnership held its 16th Annual State of the Counties Address, featuring reports by the county judges of Brazoria, Galveston and Harris counties, on Wednesday. More
April 16, 2015 -- Moody Mansion in Galveston will host a concert by the Galveston College Community Chorale and The Mainland Singers tonight. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Galveston College Board of Regents on Wednesday voted unanimously to approve revisions to the college's core curriculum. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Galveston County Health District today announced that Coastal Health and Wellness, a federally-qualified health center, has received a Gold Seal of Approval for Ambulatory Health Care Accreditation from The Joint Commission. More
April 16, 2015 -- The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston today announced that it has been accredited by the American National Standards Institute as an organization to develop benchmark procedures in the area of health care administration. More
April 16, 2015 -- The City of League City today issued a news release regarding an agreement with INEOS to keep the company's headquarters located in League City for the next 10 years. More
April 16, 2015 -- The Texas City City Commission on Wednesday voted unanimously to amend the city's FY2015 Budget to create a $9,595,000 construction fund to pay for projects through proceeds from issuing certificates of obligation. More
April 15, 2015 -- The City of Galveston is advising residents to take precautions in light of a recent release of partially treated wastewater from the domestic Wastewater Treatment Plant under construction located at 5200 Port Industrial Road. More
April 15, 2015 -- The United States Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Organization Management today announced that it has awarded Galveston Regional Chamber of Commerce Director of Special Events Elizabeth Rogers Alvarado with a National Institute Scholarship. More
April 15, 2015 -- Dickinson City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to accept the FY2014 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report as presented by Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP, the city’s consultant auditing firm. More
April 15, 2015 -- The Galveston Park Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to approve an agreement with Global Entertainment Network to host the Juneteenth Concert at East Beach on June 20. More
April 15, 2015 -- League City City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to authorize the publication of a notice of intent to issue certificates of obligation, in an amount not to exceed $18.2 million to fund projects under the 2014 Capital Improvement Plan. More
April 15, 2015 -- Galveston County Commissioners Court on Tuesday met in workshop with representatives of Texas A&M University at Galveston and the Bay Area Coastal Protection Alliance, who complained that the six-county Gulf Coast Community Protection and Recovery District and the United States Army Corps of Engineers are moving too slowly on development of a coastal protection system. More
April 15, 2015 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation on Tuesday announced that it has received the GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level in recognition of the foundation's transparency and accountability. More
April 14, 2015 -- Friends of League City Animal Shelter has posted a story about Frederica, a feline stowaway aboard a foreign vessel who found her way to the United States. More
April 14, 2015 -- Samuel Collins III expresses his concerns regarding today's educational system and its negative impact on early childhood development. More
April 14, 2015 -- The Friendswood Republican Women's Group will feature a presentation by Cherrie McBurney at its next meeting on Thursday, May 28. More
April 14, 2015 -- Family Service Center of Galveston County is dedicating this year’s Connections of the Heart fundraiser in memory of Pastor Gerald “Gerry” Westerbuhr. More
April 14, 2015 -- Galveston will host the Memorial Hermann IRONMAN 70.3 Texas Triathlon on April 26. More
April 14, 2015 -- Family Service Center of Galveston County will host its Connections of the Heart fundraiser luncheon, honoring the memory of Pastor Gerald "Gerry" Westerbuhr, on April 30 at Moody Gardens in Galveston. More
April 14, 2015 -- La Marque City Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $133,300 agreement with Cobb Fendley & Associates, Inc. for engineering services related to the 2014-2015 Street Program. More
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