Posted on: January 19, 2018

Bi-National 10K & 5K Run Registration Now Open

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 22, 2018) – Registration for the Bi-National 10K & 5K Run is now open. The event, presented by the City of Brownsville and the City of Matamoros, will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Egypt 3D: Secrets of the Mummies (IMAX Trailer)

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Journey to the royal tombs of Egypt and explore the history of ancient Egyptian society as told through the mummies of the past. The film follows explorers and scientists as they piece together the archaeological and genetic clues of Egyptian mummies, and...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

S.E.T.I.

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The prospect that we may not be alone in the universe is taken as a fact by the movies, writers and a great many scientists. As yet, we have no hard evidence of another living thing outside Planet Earth. S.E.T.I. - The Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelli...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Ice Worlds

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The delicate balance between ice, water and the existence of life has been a topic of exploration and discover in science for generations. In travels to the Arctic and Antarctic regions of our planet, we’ll examine the ecosystems that live and t...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Tales of the Maya Skies

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Tales of the Maya Skies is a digital fulldome show that immerses the audience in Mayan astronomy, art and culture through a custom score and visuals. Produced by Chabot Space & Science Center, Tales of the Maya Skies inspire...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Africa The Serengeti

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Africa The Serengeti takes you on an extraordinary journey to view a spectacle few humans have ever witnessed: The Great Migration. Journey with more than two million wildebeest, zebras and antelope in their annual 500-mile trek across the Serengeti Plain...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Zula Patrol: Under the Weather

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The stalwart heroes of the Zula Patrol are on an expedition collecting samples of weather for scientist Multo’s research -- using their loyal pet Gorga’s ability to collect and bottle all kinds of weather. But when the Zula gang inadve...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Violent Universe

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Comets, asteroids, and meteors hurtling through space.  Stars collapsing under their own gravity.  Infernos of nuclear energy releasing their deadly radiation across the universe.  Witness the raw power of the cosmos in this thr...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Seven Wonders

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Seven Wonders is a visual treat – two distinct tours take the audience through the seven wonders of the ancient world and the marvels of the universe revealed by modern astronomy. 

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Invaders of Mars

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Under the care of Emmy award winning space artist, Don Davis, this beautifully crafted show highlights our ongoing exploration of Mars. We explore the Martian surface as seen by Earth’s various spacecraft "invaders" and use the data gathered to ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Zula Patrol: Down to Earth Trailer

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While on a routine fossil-hunting expedition, The Zula Patrol turns up evidence that the villainous Deliria Delight has been travelling back in time to Earth’s prehistoric past to illegally dump her company’s toxic trash. The Zula Patr...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

The Voyager Encounters

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From 1979 to 1989 the Voyager 1 and 2 missions explored the wonders of the outer solar system. The Voyager Encounters is the definitive summary of results returned by the two spacecraft. It recaps the flybys of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune in one c...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Seasonal Stargazing

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Find out more about "what’s up tonight" in just a few minutes than some people do in a lifetime! Hop through constellations, learn cool star names, and groove to planetarium space music in this fulldome audiovisual experience.

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Sea Monsters

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Journey 80 million years back in time to an age when mighty dinosaurs dominated the land and an equally astonishing assortment of ferocious creatures swarmed, hunted, and fought for survival beneath the vast, mysterious prehistoric seas.

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Oceans in Space

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Oceans In Space is a journey of exploration that seeks out places where conditions are favorable for life to exist. This original and thought-provoking presentation highlights the search for extrasolar planets and an understanding of the conditions necess...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Oasis in Space

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Oasis In Space transports the audience on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy and solar system in search of liquid water - a key ingredient for life on Earth. With a proven, audience-tested story, a 95% viewer approval rating, an...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Hubble Vision 2

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A fascinating tour of the cosmos — from Earth orbit to the limits of the observable universe, featuring planets, star birth, supernovae, galaxy collisions, black holes, and more!

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

The Cowboy Astronomer

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A skillfully woven tapestry of star tales and Native American legends, combined with constellation identification, star-hopping, and astronomy tidbits — all told from the unique viewpoint of a cowboy astronomer who has traveled the world plying ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Astronaut

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The exploration of space is the greatest endeavour that humankind has ever undertaken. What does it take to be part of this incredible journey? What does it take to become an astronaut? Astronaut, the latest immersive planetarium show to be created by the...

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who

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Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul

A Heffley family road trip to attend Meemaw's 90th birthday party goes hilariously off course thanks to Greg's newest scheme to get to a video gaming convention.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs

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A local scientist is often regarded as a failure until he invents a machine that can make food fall from the sky. But little does he know, that things are about to take a turn for the worst.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

HOP

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E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Ender's Game

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Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2

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Flint Lockwood now works at The Live Corp Company for his idol Chester V. But he's forced to leave his post when he learns that his most infamous machine is still operational, and is churning out menacing food-animal hybrids.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

Marvel's Avengers

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Earth's mightiest heroes must come together and learn to fight as a team if they are going to stop the mischievous Loki and his alien army from enslaving humanity.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

The Incredibles

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A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.

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Posted on: January 27, 2018

March 8, 2018- The Cat in the Hat

CAT IN THE HAT

Two bored children have their lives turned upside down when a talking cat comes to visit them.

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

March 15, 2018- Alice Through the Looking Glass

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS

Alice returns to the whimsical world of Wonderland and travels back in time to help the Mad Hatter.

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Posted on: January 27, 2018

March 22, 2018-Rise of the Guardians

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS

When the evil spirit Pitch launches an assault on Earth, the Immortal Guardians team up to protect the innocence of children all around the world.

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Posted on: January 27, 2018

March 29, 2018- Hop

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E.B., the Easter Bunny's teenage son, heads to Hollywood, determined to become a drummer in a rock 'n' roll band. In LA, he's taken in by Fred after the out-of-work slacker hits E.B. with his car.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

April 5, 2018- Man of Steel

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Clark Kent, one of the last of an extinguished race disguised as an unremarkable human, is forced to reveal his identity when Earth is invaded by an army of survivors who threaten to bring the planet to the brink of destruction.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

April 12, 2018- Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

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Fearing that the actions of Superman are left unchecked, Batman takes on the Man of Steel, while the world wrestles with what kind of a hero it really needs.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

April 19, 2018- Wonder Woman

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When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

April 26, 2018- Justice League

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Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

May 3, 2018- The Nut Job

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An incorrigibly self-serving exiled squirrel finds himself helping his former park brethren survive by raiding a nut store, a location that also happens to be a front for a human gang's bank robbery.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

May 10, 2018- The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature

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Following the events of the first film, Surly and his friends must stop Oakton City's mayor from destroying their home to make way for a dysfunctional amusement park.

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

May 17, 2018- Cars 3

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Lightning McQueen sets out to prove to a new generation of racers that he's still the best race car in the world.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

City of Brownsville to host Boards & Commissions Appreciation Luncheon

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on Presidents Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 15, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of Presidents Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Department Issues Flu Advisory

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 9, 2018) – On February 9, 2018, the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) released the 2017-2018 Texas Influenza Surveillance Activity Report.

According to the report, “Influenza activity remains ...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

66th Annual Scout Government Day

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City of BrownsvilleScout Mayor & CommissionersScout City Management & Directors

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

City of Brownsville Municipal Court Announces Warrant Amnesty Period

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 31, 2018) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will hold a warrant amnesty period from Monday, February 12, 2018, to Friday, March 2, 2018.  

During the warrant amnesty period, the Brownsville Municipal C...

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Posted on: January 24, 2018

City of Brownsville Participates in Point-In-Time Homeless Count

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

Bi-National 10K & 5K Run Registration Now Open

Bi-National 10K and 5K Run Registration Now Open

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 22, 2018) – Registration for the Bi-National 10K & 5K Run is now open. The event, presented by the City of Brownsville and the City of Matamoros, will be held at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 24, 2018.

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Bi-National 10K & 5K Run rescheduled for March 24

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Bi-National 10K & 5K Run rescheduled for March 24Registration Opens January 22 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 19, 2018) – Registration for the Bi-National 10K & 5K Run opens Monday, January 22, 2018. The event, presented by the Cit...

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Posted on: January 17, 2018

City of Brownsville Announces Interim City Manager

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 17, 2018) – The City of Brownsville announces the appointment of Michael L. Lopez as Interim City Manager. The Brownsville City Commission voted to approve Lopez’s appointment at a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 16, 2018.

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Posted on: January 16, 2018

City of Brownsville, UTHealth Kick-Off The CHALLENGE 2018

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

The CHALLENGE 2018 Press Conference

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City of BrownsvilleUTHealth School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 11, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 15, 2018, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

Main Street District Brownsville Accepting Applications for Downtown Beautification Program

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 10, 2018) – The City of Brownsville, in partnership with Main Street District Brownsville, announces the Downtown Beautification Program.

Funded in part by the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC), the ...

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Posted on: December 29, 2017

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on New Year’s Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 29, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, January 1, 2018, in observance of New Year’s Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on Christmas Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 22, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, December 25, 2017, in observance of Christmas Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1...

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Posted on: December 11, 2017

City of Brownsville to host CycloBia Nights and Lights Press Conference, Arbor Day Celebration

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City of BrownsvilleHousing Authority of the City of BrownsvilleThe University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Historical Resources Survey Update

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Posted on: December 5, 2017

Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony & Tour

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Community Improvement CorporationTexas Southmost CollegeBrownsville Historical AssociationMain Street...

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Posted on: November 7, 2017

Parks & Recreation Department, Local Athletes to showcase TAAF Regional Championship Belt

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City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation DepartmentBrownsville Sports Park

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The City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department (PARD), the Brownsville Sports Park and local athletes will be presented a proclamation honoring the Texas Ama...

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Women’s Business Center of Cameron County to host Business Marketing Workshop

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Main Street District BrownsvilleWomen’s Business Center of Cameron CountyBrownsville Chamber of Commerce

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

5th Annual Community Development Summit

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WHO:                   City of BrownsvilleOffice of Grant Management & Community Development

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Posted on: November 3, 2017

Municipal Courts Week

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City of Brownsville Municipal CourtPresiding Judge Robert “Bobby” Lerma

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Posted on: October 27, 2017

Local Mosquito Pool Sample Tests Positive for West Nile Virus

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 27, 2017) – Today, the City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Department announces one local mosquito pool sample tested positive for the West Nile virus.

Local mosquito-borne disease surveillance is conducte...

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Posted on: October 26, 2017

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez Announces Search Advisory Taskforces for City Manager, City Attorney

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 26, 2017) – Today, Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez announces the creation of the Search Advisory Taskforce for City Manager and the Search Advisory Taskforce for City Attorney.  The City Manager Search Adviso...

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Posted on: October 25, 2017

Inauguration Day for the Dining Hall of Ozanam Center, Inc.

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Brownsville City Commissioner District 4 Ben NeeceOzanam Center, Inc.,Bishop Daniel E. Flores, S.T.D.

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Brownsville City Commissioner District 4 Ben Neece and Ozanam Center, Inc. officials invite the community to attend Inauguration Day for the Di...

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Posted on: October 24, 2017

Brownsville MPO Issues October 2017 Newsletter

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 24, 2017) – The Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) has issued its October 2017 Newsletter.

The October 2017 Newsletter highlights: Completion of the Town of Rancho Viejo Bicycle and Pedestrian Master ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2017

Brownsville Metro to host Free Ride Day, 2nd Annual Fall Festival

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 23, 2017) – At a press conference held Monday, October 23, 2017, Brownsville Metro kicked-off Transit Customer Appreciation Week in partnership with the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation, Gladys Porter Zoo, Sunrise ...

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Posted on: October 18, 2017

Brownsville Metro, Partners to Kick-Off Transit Customer Appreciation Week

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Brownsville MetroBrownsville Community Improvement CorporationBrownsville Wellness CoalitionGladys Porter ZooSunrise MallWorkforce Solutions ...

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Posted on: October 17, 2017

Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville, City of Brownsville to host 1st Annual Treasure Hunt

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Join the Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville (HACB) an...

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Posted on: October 12, 2017

Charlie Cabler Announces Retirement as Brownsville’s City Manager

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 12, 2017) – On Thursday, October 12, 2017, Brownsville City Manager Charlie Cabler announced his retirement – effective immediately – after 39 years of public service.

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

CycloBia Brownsville: Jazz It Up! Press Conference

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Society for the Performing ArtsThe University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

You and your family are fast asleep when the smoke alarm sounds: Do you know what to do?

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 10, 2017) – Consider this scenario: It’s 2 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. What do you do? If you and...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

buildingcommunityWORKSHOP to host Landscape Maintenance Guide Workshop

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City of Brownsville partner buildingcommunityWORKSHOP [bc] invites the community to attend a landscape maintenance guide workshop, to be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, October ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2017

Brownsville City Manager Issues Statement on Audit and Oversight Committee Report

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 2, 2017) – Brownsville City Manager Charlie Cabler has issued the following statement in response to the Audit and Oversight Committee Report regarding Brownsville Fire Department and EMS Ambulance Services released a...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Commissioner Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa Issues Statement on Released Audio Recordings

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 28, 2017) - Brownsville Commissioner, District 2, Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa has issued the following statement in response to audio recordings that have recently been made public:

“As a member of the City Commission of ...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Brownsville City Commissioner Ricardo Longoria, Jr. Issues Statement on Released Audio Recordings

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 26, 2017) - Brownsville City Commissioner District 1 Ricardo Longoria, Jr. has issued the following statement in response to audio recordings that have recently been made public:

“As a public official and resident of...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Brownsville Mayor, Commissioners Issue Statement on Released Audio Recordings

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 26, 2017) - Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez and members of the Brownsville City Commission have issued the following statements in response to audio recordings that have recently been made public:

“The City of Browns...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

Train the Trainer: Mosquito Service Request Workshop

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City of BrownsvillePublic Health & Wellness DepartmentU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)Brownsville Public Utilities Board (BPUB) ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Main Street Brownsville presents: 2nd Annual PARK(ing) Day

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City of BrownsvilleMain Street BrownsvilleBrownsville Historical Association

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Posted on: September 7, 2017

City of Brownsville Announces Interim Fire Chief

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 7, 2017) – The City of Brownsville announces the appointment of Deputy Fire Chief Jarrett V. Sheldon to Interim Fire Chief for the Brownsville Fire Department.

Beginning Thursday, September 7, 2017, Sheldon will succ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Brownsville, Matamoros to host Bi-National 10K & 5K Run

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[UPDATE] Due to the recent tragedy experienced in Mexico City, Teleton USA has announced that this event is postponed until further notice.

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 6, 2017) – At a press conference held Wednesday, September 6, 2017, Brownsvi...

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Posted on: September 5, 2017

Bi-National 10K Run Press Conference

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[UPDATE] Due to the recent tragedy experienced in Mexico City, Teleton USA has announced that this event is postponed until further notice.

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

7th Annual STCA Freddie Gomez Memorial Conjunto Concert

2017 Conjunto Flyer

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South Texas Conjunto AssociationBrownsville Society for the Performing ArtsCharlie Clark NissanMain Street District Brownsville

 

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Join the South Texas Conjunto Association (STCA), the Brownsville Society for the Perform...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Donation Drop-Off Available at Main and Southmost Library Branches

Hurricane Harvey Donation Drop-Off Flyer

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City of Brownsville

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The City of Brownsville is accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey relief until 8 p.m. at the Main Library Branch and until 6 p.m. at the Southmost Library Branch on Friday, September 1, 2017.

The City of Br...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Town of Rancho Viejo Master Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Open House

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Town of Rancho ViejoBrownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)Halff Associates, Inc.

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The Town of Rancho Viejo, in partnership with the Brownsville MPO and Halff Associates, Inc., will host an Open House for the Town o...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Labor Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 31, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2017, in observance of Labor Day.

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

UPDATE: Hurricane Harvey Relief Donation Drop-Off

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

City of Brownsville Accepting Donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Hurricane Harvey: City of Brownsville Operational Update

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 25, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Emergency Operations Center (EOC) will remain active at Level 3 – Increased Readiness, and may be activated at a higher level pending the track of the storm.

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

Sand and Bags Distribution Update

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Open until Further Notice

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 24, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices and facilities will remain open on Friday, August 25, 2017, with the exception of the Brownsville Public Library System – Main Library Branch, 2600 Centr...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Sand and Bags Available for Brownsville Residents

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 24, 2017) – The City of Brownsville encourages residents to prepare for Hurricane Harvey now.

In preparation for rainfall, the City of Brownsville is offering free sand and bags for residents until 8 p.m. on Thursday, A...

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Posted on: August 24, 2017

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez Issues Disaster Declaration and Activates EOC

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 24, 2017) – At a Press Conference held Thursday, August 24, 2017, Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez announced that he has issued a disaster declaration for the City of Brownsville in preparation for inclement weather due...

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Posted on: August 23, 2017

Sand and Bags Available for Brownsville Residents

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Mosquito Source Reduction Outreach

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City of BrownsvilleCity of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness DepartmentBrownsville Office of Emergency Management & Homel...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Fort Brown Connection Nearing Completion

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 9, 2017) – The Brownsville Historic Battlefield Trail Fort Brown Connection is nearing completion in Downtown Brownsville. Slated for completion in Fall 2017, the Fort Brown Connection includes the construction of 2.75...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

City of Brownsville Launches Efforts to Update Historic Resources Survey

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City of BrownsvilleMain Street District BrownsvilleHHM & Associates, Inc.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

“Sharrows” Make Their Debut on City Streets

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 7, 2017) – The City of Brownsville announces the installation of Shared Lane Markings (SLMs) or “sharrows” on various city streets throughout the next few months. A sharrow, or Shared Lane Marking &...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

9/11 Memorial Ride

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire DepartmentLos Fresnos Fire DepartmentPort Isabel Volunteer Fire DepartmentInternational Associat...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves Resolution 2017-044

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 2, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve Resolution 2017-044, “A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF BROWNSVILLE EXPRESSING OPP...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Brownsville.TV Moves to Digital Channel 95.12

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 1, 2017) – Effective August 1, 2017, Spectrum TV™ subscribers in Brownsville will need to tune in to Digital Channel 95.12 to view local government access programming.

Spectrum TV™ has moved Brownsvi...

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project Complete

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 1, 2017) – The City of Brownsville announces completion of the Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project in Downtown Brownsville.

The Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project f...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

City of Brownsville Receives Promotional Grants from BCIC for CycloBia Brownsville, The CHALLENGE

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (July 28, 2017) – The City of Brownsville is proud to announce it has been awarded $9,990 in Promotion & Community Event Grant funds from the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) for CycloBia Brownsville and The CHAL...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

546-HELP, Brownsville Fire Department joins the American Red Cross to Sound the Alarm and Save Lives

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American Red Cross of South TexasWellMedBrownsville Fire DepartmentOffice of Emergency Management

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

City of Brownsville joins U.S. Coast Guard in Area Maritime Security Training and Exercise Program

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The City of Brownsville Police Department and the Office of Emergency Management are set to participate in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Area Mar...

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance of Independence Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 28, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, July 3, 2017, and Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in observance of Independence Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by ca...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Tire Collection Day

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City of BrownsvillePublic Works Department

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The City of Brownsvil...

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Posted on: June 14, 2017

Daddy & Me Sensory Party

Fathers Day Sensory Party at Rec Center 2017

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City of BrownsvilleParks & Recreation Department

 

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The Parks & Recreation Department is set to host the Daddy & Me Sensory Party, to be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017, at The Rec Center, 1338...

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Posted on: June 13, 2017

Workshops June 19 and 21 Bring Designers, Public Together to plan International Boulevard Design

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City of BrownsvilleU.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Sine Die Merienda

Sine Die Merienda

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City of Brownsville

Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation

Brownsville Public Utilities BoardCameron County

Greater Brownsville I...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Brownsville City Manager, Deputy MPO Director to participate in 2017 International Trade Symposium

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)

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Brownsvill...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

City of Brownsville receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 5, 2017) – The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award has been presented to the City Brownsville by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Fiscal Year Beginning October 1, 2016.

The Distinguished Budg...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Memorial Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 26, 2017) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2017, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Hurricane Awareness Fair 2017

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City of Brownsville

WHAT: The City of Brownsville’s Office of Emergency Management invites the community to attend the Hurricane Awareness Fair 2017 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 25, 2017, at the Brownsville Public L...Read on...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Administration of Oaths of Office for Re-Elected & Newly-Elected City Commissioners

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City of Brownsville

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The City of Brownsville announces it will c...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Brownsville Recognized as a 2017 Playful City USA

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 17, 2017) – Brownsville is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the fifth time. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for makin...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Brownsville Police Department Honor Guard takes part in 2017 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 8, 2017) – The Brownsville Police Department Honor Guard traveled to the State Capitol in Austin, Texas to participate in the 2017 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil, held on April 30 to May 1, 2017.

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Posted on: May 4, 2017

Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award presented to Port of Brownsville Police Officer

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 4, 2017) – On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, at a Regular Board Meeting of the Brownsville Navigation District, Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo presented the first-ever Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award to Port of ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Brownsville Fire Chief to present Life Saving Award

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire DepartmentPort of Brownsville

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

CycloBia: Cinco de Mayo Press Conference

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City of BrownsvilleThe University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Brownsville Metro Announces New Route Improvements to Sunrise Mall

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 2, 2017) – Brownsville Metro announces alignment improvements along Route 2 and Route 13 traveling to Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, as part of a newly formed Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Brownsville and ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2017

Public Health & Wellness Department Awarded Grant to Enhance Vector Control Efforts

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 26, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Department was awarded $15,311 in U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for the Pro-Mist®, a sta...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Cesar Chavez Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 30, 2017) – All City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Friday, March 31, 2017, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Nominate Brownsville to win $20K during “Meet Me at the Park”

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 27, 2017) – This Earth Month, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group and ESPN, on the “Meet...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Brownsville Metro Named FTA Region VI 2017 Transit System of the Year

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 23, 2017) – On Tuesday, March 21, 2017, Brownsville Metro was honored with the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Region VI 2017 Transit System of the Year award at the Texas Transit Association’s 2017 Train...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

City Commission Approves Architectural Services for New Brownsville Fire Department Facility

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 23, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to award an architectural services contract for the renovation of the former La Casa del Nylon retail establishment located on 130...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

City Manager’s Youth Fund Awards Two Students $1,000 Scholarships

City Manager's Youth Fund Recipients

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 17, 2017) – The City Manager’s Youth Fund awarded scholarships through the Mr. Amigo Association to two students from Brownsville at the Annual Boards & Commissions Appreciation Luncheon at the Brownsville...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

“Roll In and Raise Funds” to benefit BARCC

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Animal Regulation & Care CenterJohnny Rockets

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Johnny Rockets has partnered with the Brownsvil...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Peter Piper Pizza Fundraiser to benefit BARCC

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Animal Regulation & Care CenterPeter Piper Pizza

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Town of Rancho Viejo Master Bicycle & Pedestrian Plan Open House

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WHO:                   

Town of Rancho ViejoBrownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO)Halff Associates, Inc.

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The Town of Rancho Viejo...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

City of Brownsville, Parks & Recreation Department earn TRAPS Awards

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 14, 2017) – The City of Brownsville received three awards at the 2017 Texas Recreation & Park Society (TRAPS) Institute and Expo, held on February 27, 2017, to March 3, 2017, in Irving, Texas.

The 2017 TRAPS Institut...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

City Employee Albert Castillo Inducted into Rio Grande Valley Walk of Fame

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 13, 2017) – City of Brownsville Management Information Systems (MIS) Department Network Administrator Luis Alberto “Albert” Castillo was inducted into the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) Walk of Fame on Tues...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Drainage Report #2

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City of Brownsville

Brownsville Public Utilities Board

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The City of Brownsville, in collaboration with the Brownsville Public Utilities Board and buildingcommunityWORKSHOP, will host the Drainage Report #...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

City of Brownsville Issues Statement on Southmost Hike & Bike Trail Project

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 6, 2017) – The City of Brownsville has issued the following statement regarding claims for payment for the Southmost Hike & Bike Trail project: 

“On September 16, 2014, the City of Brownsville awar...

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Posted on: March 6, 2017

CDCB YouthBuild Brownsville, City of Brownsville to host “AmeriCorps Member for a Day”

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City of Brownsville

CDCB YouthBuild Brownsville

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Community Development Corporation of Brownsville (CDCB) YouthBuild Brownsville, in partnership with the City of Brownsville, will host “AmeriCorps M...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

Ballot Position Drawing for May 6, 2017 General Municipal Election

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City of Brownsville

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The ballot position drawing for the following offices is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017, at the Commission Chambers, Brownsville City Hall – Old Federal Building, 1001 E. Eliz...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed

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Four Additional Locally Transmitted Zika Virus Disease Cases Confirmed

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 9, 2016) – Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services announced today four additional locally transmitted Zika virus disease cases ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

MEDIA ADVISORY: New Airport Terminal Groundbreaking Ceremony

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The City of Brownsville and the Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) are set to host the New Airport Terminal Groundbreaking Ceremony, to be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Friday, October 28, 2016. The Groundbreaking Ceremony will feat...

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