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FISD Health Clinic for staff created

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The first Mustang Clinic has been created in Friendswood ISD. The clinic is a new health resource available to FISD employees, their spouses and children. The school district and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) are partnering to offer the special minor illness clinic which opened Sept. 1 on FM 528 …

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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, …