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Animal Control’s numbers at all time high as FAA pulls support

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On February 2, Steve Rockey, the Animal Shelter Council Representative, announced at the Friendswood City Council meeting, “Our animal shelter is one of the best all around. Through the efforts of the staff, the volunteer groups, the police, and everyone’s effort we have created an environment that’s nice for the …

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1980 Baseball Memorial To Be Installed

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Please join the players and coaches on Saturday, February 28 at 12:00 p.m. in celebrating a PHS 1980 State Champion Baseball memorial to be installed at the PHS Baseball field. This was a privately funded project by the players of the team. The unveiling ceremony will take place after the …

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Courtyard by Marriott hosts PAL exhibition

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Pearland Arts League announces the March 2015 Exhibition in their “Artists in Businesses” series. The Courtyard by Marriott will host two exceptional artists for the month of March 2015. Beginning March 1 and ending March 29 artists Lauren Luna and Tim Herschbach will show their work in the main second …

City Hall renovation plans call for more space, security

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Needed renovations at the aging City Hall Complex was the topic of discussion Monday by Pearland City Council. Including design, budget discussions estimated about $4.9 million would renovate all three floors of City Hall and its community center annex. Proposed plans call for relocating finance and utility building to the …

Death of twins still under investigation

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More than a week after the Feb. 17 tragedy that has now claimed the lives of two toddlers in Pearland, police say they are continuing an investigation in conjunction with the Brazoria County District Attorney’s Office. At about 11:30 a.m. Feb. 17, the twin girls were found unresponsive in a …

PHS repairs will be ‘phased’ to avoid disruption

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With the spring semester in full swing, Pearland ISD is working quickly to get a much needed repairs to Pearland High under way when classes dismiss for summer. In a meeting with architects and the district’s construction manager at risk last Monday, Trustees were anxious to discuss a “phasing plan,” …

Bill addresses construction zone safety

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State Rep. Dennis Bonnen recently filed a bill to create safer construction zones for workers. House Bill 1238 seeks to lower speed limits and requires concrete barriers in construction zones. It was filed after working with Sarah and Joe Roth, whose loved one was killed in a construction zone accident …

Voters will determine MEDC potential

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Members of Manvel city council authorized a special election to be held on May 9 for the purpose of submitting to qualified city voters a proposition related to the local sales and use tax. The proposition relates to the repeal of the 1/4 cent sales tax that provides revenue for …

FAA moves forward with gala, rescue efforts

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With a major fundraiser around the corner and a recent parting of ways between the city-run animal shelter and the nonprofit, Friendswood Animal Advocates President Melanie Reyes has had her hands full. “We are full speed ahead with the fundraiser,” Reyes said of the March 7 Bets for Pets casino …

Commercial development addressed at meetings

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Commercial development in Friendswood – both suspected and proposed – may be addressed at the upcoming Friendswood City Council meeting March 2. An agenda for Monday’s meeting will be posted by the weekend at www.ci.friendswood.tx.us. In addition, public comment periods are also scheduled for resident input, though the council cannot …