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Early Voting Ends November 1st

In News by Reporter News

Early voting in the city’s oft discussed bond election ends this Friday. The four propositions to be on the ballot call for 1. New facilities and upgrades for the fire department, 2. A library expansion and renovation, 3. Acquiring new parkland, expanding and improving existing parks and 4. Street improvements. …

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Farmers Market Finding Support Among Citizens

In Lifestyle by Reporter News

The issue of a farmer’s market in Friendswood is back in the open. A Facebook Page titled Friendswood Farmer’s Market contains a petition to be presented to the City Council on Nov. 4, when it is expected to make a decision on a resolution to allow a farmer’s market to …

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Manvel Council approves new Building and Standards Commission

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Manvel City Council approved the first of two required readings for a new ordinance that would create a Building and Standards Commission. The new commission would provide additional options in enforcing the city’s building codes. City attorney Bobby Gervais explained that currently two remedies exist for dealing with code violations. …

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Vote for Friendswood

In Opinion by Reporter News

Guest Column by Ron Cox for the Friends of Friendswood Beginning October 21-November 1 for early voting, and on November 5, Election Day, you are being asked to decide on four bond propositions for Friendswood. I am a proud and committed supporter of all four. In February of this year …

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Former Superintendent Chimes in on Friendswood Bonds

In Letter to the Editor by Reporter News

As the former Superintendent of Friendswood ISD, I’m always pleased to support efforts that will benefit our children.  The upcoming City bond election does just that. The expanded fire protection proposed by Proposition 1, is a benefit to the entire community, including our schools.  The addition of a new fire …

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Decision postponed on remaining FISD bond funds

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The Friendswood ISD Board of Trustees this month looked at possibilities for the approximately $1.5 million in remaining 2007 bond funds, but postponed any decisions. On the table is an option for renovation of the district’s annex building into a board room and main offices, leaving the current administration building …

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Chancellor Ryan Davidson

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Chancellor Ryan Davidson, 13, of Pearland, Texas, passed away surrounded by his loving family, on Monday, October 14, 2013. Chance is survived by his devoted parents, Scott and Andrea Davidson; brother, Clay Davidson; loving grandparents, and a host of other family and friends across the country. Chance was born on …

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Ewald Keller Schadt III

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Ewald Keller Schadt III, 67, of Pearland, Texas, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his wife, daughters and sister-in-law on Friday, October 18, 2013, after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig’s Disease. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ewald and Janie Schadt; and brother, Henry Schadt. Ewald is survived …

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Marie Dorothy Clarke

In Obituaries by Reporter News

Marie Dorothy Clarke, 94, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013. She is preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Victoria Kornacki; her 9 siblings; her beloved husband of 45 years, Jesse Clarke; her sons, Phillip and Richard (late Connie) Clarke; her daughters, Betty Jean (late John) Schultz, Virginia …