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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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2nd graders replace Mayor, Council at meeting

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By Karolyn Gephart A select group of second-grade students from Wedgewood Elementary participated in the Friendswood City Council meeting March 2, 2020 to take part in a mock governance simulation. The students were seated in Council chairs to replace the Mayor, City Council, and Staff. They also participated in a …

Legals for 3-4-20 publication

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS CITY OF PEARLAND, TEXAS Sealed proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 12, 2020 and read aloud into the public record for the following project: Rice Drier Road Paving, Drainage & Water Line Improvements SH 35 to BNSF Railroad ROW City of Pearland BID NO.: …

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Faith Matters

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By Rev. Dr. Brian Gigee  “Anxiety’s Garden!”  “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10 The grocery stores and pharmacies have been out of face …

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Council approves PEDC Strategic Plan for Prosperity

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By Karolyn Gephart Pearland City Council met February 24 in a Special Meeting prior to their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss the Pearland Prosperity Strategic Plan. The Pearland Economic Development Corporation (PEDC) recently facilitated a strategic plan to guide the community’s future economic development actions. The result, Pearland Prosperity Strategic …

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Council requests more information about utility billing problems

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By Karolyn Gephart Billing problems with Pearland utility bills was a concern discussed by City Council at their regular meeting February 24, 2020 at City Hall. Unintended consequences of a plan the City had put in place for the billing had become a problem and feedback from residents was not …

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Birthday wishes to feed homeless

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By Karolyn Gephart When Jordan Kulhanek turned 13 on her birthday this month, she didn’t want a party nor gifts. Instead, she wanted to feed the homeless. Kulhanek, a student at Brookside Intermediate in Friendswood, told her mother she wanted to prepare lunch bags and pass them out for people …

Legals for 2-26-20 publication

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NOTICE TO BIDDERS PEARLAND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION Sealed Proposals will be accepted until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 05, 2020 and read aloud into the public record for the following: Pressure Washing Services for Various Entryways and Corridors City of Pearland, Texas BID NO.: 0220-24 The project entails providing pressure washing …

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Sponsorships, registration open for 2020 Pear Run

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By Karolyn Gephart Sponsorships have opened for the 2020 Pear Run 10k Run and 5k Run/Walk hosted by the Pearland Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association (PCPAAA), Becoming a Pear Run sponsor is an opportunity for businesses of any size to reach out to hundreds of local residents and their families. PCPAAA …