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Manvel cancels Municipal Court

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By Karolyn Gephart       Jury trials and jury duty have been canceled for March 26 due to the city’s concern with public health safety.       The City of Manvel Municipal Court will continue to take full payment of fines at its online portal www.municipalonlinepayments.com/manveltx.        Officials ask that residents be  aware …

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Council to hold planning session 

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By Karolyn Gephart The Manvel City Council is having a Planning meeting at the Manvel City Hall Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 4 pm.. The planning session has three objectives to discuss: fiscal year 2020-2021 budget, city facilities and infrastructure. The budget discussion will center around Council priorities and budget …

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Council considers ordinance, appointments 

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By Karolyn Gephart Manvel City Council met March 2, 2020 at City Hall in Manvel A public hearing was held prior to the regular meeting. The hearing concerned amending Ordinance No. 2019-O-09 establishing a specific use permit for Redeemer Church at 18218 Morris Avenue granting a specific use permit and …

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Egg stuffers needed for Manvel event

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By Karolyn Gepart Manvel Community Outreach is calling on organizations, clubs, families and friends to host an egg filling party for a special event coming March 28, 2020. MCO is excited to sponsor the Easter Eggs again at this year’s Manvel Eggstavganza. They have 10,000 Easter eggs that need to …

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Alvin Music Festival announces performers

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By Karolyn Gephart The Alvin Music Festival is a three-day music festival and IBCA sanctioned cook-Off presented by the Alvin Sunrise Rotary Club. The 2020 festival will be March 27-29 at Briscoe Park in Alvin. Tickets are $15 for Friday, $20 for Saturday and $15 for Sunday. Raffle tickets are …

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Knape speaks to Manvel Council about seniors

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By Karolyn Gephart Manvel City Council met February 18, 2020 for the regularly scheduled meeting. Breah Knape spoke to members on Serving the Senior Citizens of Brazoria County. Knape is the Executive Director of ActionS, Inc. ActionS, Inc of Brazoria County serves the needs as well as works to enrich …

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21st Men Who Cook to showcase culinary skills

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By Karolyn Gephart Soroptimist International of Alvin’s 21st Annual Men Who Cook will take place Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 6 to 9 pm at the Knights of Columbus Hall. Everyone is invited to enjoy the tastes of community leaders showing off their culinary skills at the fundraiser for the …

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AISD board members approve new facility names

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During the February 11th Alvin ISD Board Meeting, Trustees approved the recommendations of facility names that were brought about by the Alvin ISD Facility Naming Committee, which consisted of community members, staff members and trustees. The committee worked over a period of two months to evaluate nominations and formalize their …

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Manvel Council has weekend goals workshop

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By Karolyn Gephart Manvel City Council met with staff on Saturday, February 8, 2020 for a goals workshop. The group used the workshop to discuss major issues facing the city. The creation of a drainage system was a top priority. The system would feed flood waters into a 115-acre detention …

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McCauley to lend items for Ryan Exhibit in Alvin

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By Karolyn Gephart The Alvin Historical Museum is preparing a special permanent exhibit honoring Nolan Ryan. Charles McCauley, a lifetime Alvin resident and retired Alvin ISD educator, has been a recent contributor to the new area. McCauley is a collector of sports memorabilia.  Among the items he acquired over the …