Flood-damaged homeowners invited to meeting

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Friendswood residents who suffered flood damage to their homes are invited to an informational meeting, Tuesday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Municipal Courtroom at the Public Safety Building, 1600 Whitaker Dr. The City’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program consultant and other City officials will present details about home buyouts, …

Chamber gears up for 14th car show

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 14th Annual Friendswood Classic Car & Bike Show will be Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Stevenson Park in Friendswood. The show is hosted by the Friendswood Chamber of Commerce. Ron Carter is the presenting sponsor. The large, popular show offers classic …

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Capture the beauty of Friendswood in KFB’s 3rd annual photo contest

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Entries for the third annual Keep Friendswood Beautiful Photo Contest are being accepted between April 16 and May 4. Take a photo of anything inside Friendswood City Limits that you think captures the beauty of Friendswood Beautiful. “Like” the Keep Friendswood Beautiful Facebook page and read complete contest details, including …

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Teachers in FISD surprised with grants

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Grants were presented to Friendswood ISD teachers recently to the cheers of students and faculty as the Friendswood ISD Education Foundation Prize Patrol arrived at each campus. The annual surprise campus visits occurred Friday, April 6. FEF supporters arrived with a group of FHS Mighty Mustang Band …

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MPA Selling Cook Off Tees

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The Manvel Police Association is now taking orders for this year’s cook off t-shirts. The shirts will be charcoal grey with the association’s logo and the 2018 date on it. An example of the shirt is posted here. The photo is not an EXACT replica of what will be on …

Food pantry partners with library

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Manvel residents who are needing to use library computers for online time or getting copies but cannot afford the price of doing so are being helped to accomplish their tasks through The Well on Masters Road in partnership with the Manvel Library. Money is set aside for …

Council meeting has two public hearings

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By KAROLYN GEPHART Two public hearings were held at the April 16 meeting of the Manvel City Council. Both involved zoning amendments and were held to hear input from the public. The first public hearing concerned amending the zoning classification of approximately 67.135 acres located at 5703 Old Airline Road …

City offers subdivision updates

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The City of Manvel has had several subdivision and development updates recently. The Manvel subdivision design criteria manual was updated at a recent city council meeting to specifically detail the requirement for developers and builders to have permanent power supplies to lift stations, wastewater treatment centers, and …

Young Life to host 12th Crawfish Boil

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 12th annual Young Life Crawfish Boil will take place May 5 at Pearland Town Center from noon to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 through April 30 and $25 May 1 and after. Tickets are available online, by students or at the door. Tickets include two servings …

Bike Rodeo set for Saturday

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By KAROLYN GEPHART The 2018 Bike Rodeo is planned for Saturday, April 21 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Pearland Recreation Center & Natatorium, 4141 Bailey Rd. The Pearland Police Department and the Parks and Recreation Department will again be hosting the event. The event is free and aimed …