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City trying to bridge fund gap for park amenity

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A plan to connect Stevenson and Old City Park with a pedestrian bridge is getting more expensive as Friendswood city staff tries to work out some unexpected issues. The bridge now is expected to be arched because of flooding and sewer pipe issues, and providing users easier access to the …

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City discusses in-home daycares

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Those operating home day cares in Friendswood were all set to get an unfriendly letter from the city when leaders paused to talk it over. Drafted by the city attorney, the “cease and desist type letter,” written for those with a state license operating a home day care within the …

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Classic Auto 2nd Annual Charity Chili Cook-Off

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On Saturday, October 12th, Classic Auto Group Galveston will sponsor its 2nd annual Charity Chili Cook-Off. Set for 3-8pm, this fun, family event will take place (rain or shine) under the big tent on the grounds of our dealership – 8020 Broadway in Galveston. Besides the opportunity to sample great …

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City’s effective tax rate drops

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With department budgets stretched tighter and tighter for issues such as equipment maintenance, city leaders now must decide how to handle additional revenues that leaving the tax rate as it is — and going with a higher-than-effective tax rate — would bring. The effective tax rate for Friendswood is .5914 …

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Community Education to offer piano and guitar lessons

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Your former piano teacher might not approve, but thousands have learned the secret of how to play piano without reading music. If you’ve ever wondered how it’s done, mark October 10, 6:30-9:30PM on your calendar. That’s when the Friendswood Community Education brings in Alan Richards to teach the nationally renowned “How To Play Piano …

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Clear Brook HS National Merit Semifinalists

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Officials of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 Semifinalists nationwide in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The Clear Creek Independent School District is proud to announce 43 NMSC Semifinalists attend CCISD High Schools. These academically talented high school seniors at Clear Brook, …

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Dawson Charges Past Knights 49-13

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The No. 10 state-ranked Dawson Eagles (3-0) scored the first two times they touched the ball while the Clear Falls Knights (2-1) closed the gap with a score as the first quarter came to an end leaving the Eagles with a 14-7 advantage which was the score at intermission as …

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Live Football Coverage This Week

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Reporter News is pleased to provide live football coverage for Pearland fans. Go to www.reporternewssports.com and click on the “Live Blog!” button to participate during the game. You will be able to see the play-by-play action as it is posted on your screen while also being able to ask a …

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FHS band to host 4th festival

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Friendswood High School’s Mighty Mustang Band will host its fourth annual marching band competition on Saturday, September 28, at the Henry Winston Stadium. “The Friendswood Marching Festival will provide an early season educational event that helps the bands prepare for the contest season,” said Greg Dick, Director of Bands. “We …

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Sargent, Longbotham lead Mustangs to win

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Turnovers and mistakes seemed to be the norm for the Friendswood Mustangs when they faced the Terry Rangers. And it appeared that the Rangers would come out victorious as the ‘Stangs struggled for most of the game, especially in the first half. Neither team moved the ball very well in the first 12 …