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City accepts buyout grant for 23 properties

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By Nicole Jones A buyout program for Harvey flooded homes moved forward Dec. 16 as the city received a grant program for the purchase of 23 residences flooded during Harvey in 2017. City Council at its regular meeting voted 7-0 to accept just under $3.8 million in funding from the …

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PISD gearing up for full day Pre-K in fall

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Pearland ISD will apply for an exemption for the current school year to provide a full-day pre-K as mandated by the state, the board decided this month. Instead, the district sought proposals from a private pre-K provider for the first half of 2020, but did not select one. “We do …

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Faith Matters

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Bigee “THINGS THAT MAKE FOR PEACE” A blessed 12 Days of Christmas to you all!  Thanks to all the people in this corner of God’s kingdom who keep the lights shining on our homes and in our yards to remind everyone of “the light who has …

Legals for 1-1-20

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Friendswood ISD Is seeking E-Rate services for E-Rate Funding Year 2020 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) All interested vendors please visit: https://portal.usac.org/suite/ Form 470 Application Number: 200008131 Please see RFP at https://erate.esc12.net/R12 ******** Pearland Independent School District will be accepting Competitively Sealed Proposals for Pearland Jr. High East Kitchen …

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Faith Matters

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee “DREAMING OF A W-I-D-E CHRISTMAS” Doing a bit of research here.  It’s Christmastime!  Bethlehem is on a very similar longitude as the Houston metro area.  Go ahead.  Put your finger on the globe and take it for a short spin.  Pretty close.  We know what …

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Faith Matters

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A CHRISTMAS WISH By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee I’m really hard to shop for.  Ask my wife. Especially at Christmastime.  My children know the script by heart.  “Dad, what do you want for Christmas?” they ask. And before I get the chance to tell them they interrupt with the clarifier… …

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Art Friends of Downtown Friendswood donate plaques

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A group of local artists and art appreciators completed major sculpture donations to the City of Friendswood by having bronze plaques installed to commemorate and explain the sculptures. The sculptures and bronze plaques are valued at over $20,000. The artists and community activists first came together in 2014 to create …

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FISD looks at expansion, security upgrades

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By Nicole Jones Friendswood ISD Trustees are looking toward the future with discussion of security upgrades at various campuses and preparation for an eventual expansion of Friendswood High. School board members addressed the district’s growth and upcoming needs at their Dec. 9 meeting, reviewing the footprint of the high school …

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Sales tax to fund road work in city

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By Nicole Jones More road work on city streets will begin soon, courtesy of the street sales tax, city officials say. City Council on Dec. 2 approved $4 million in road work and resurfacing for selected city streets selected through a pavement assessment. “If folks are upset with the construction …