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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Commissioner Ricardo Longoria, Jr. Hosts Christmas Reading

Reading with Commissioner Ricardo Longoria Jr.

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City of Brownsville

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Brownsville City Commissioner District 1, R...

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Posted on: November 28, 2018

Commissioner Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa Hosts Town Hall

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City of Brownsville

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Brownsville City Commissioner District 2, J...

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Posted on: November 21, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 21, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Thursday, November 22, and Friday, November 23, 2018, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Emergency police, fire and rescue servi...

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Posted on: November 5, 2018

City Issues Statement on Migrant Caravan

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 5, 2018) – The Brownsville City Manager’s Office has issued the following statement on behalf of the City of Brownsville regarding the migrant caravan:

“The City of Brownsville is in communication ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Brownsville Metro Unveils Ride Systems App

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 2, 2018) – Brownsville Metro in partnership with McAllen Metro, South Padre Island Metro, and Valley Metro announce the launch of the Ride System App.

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

National Fitness Court® Launch Party

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City of BrownsvilleNational Fitness CampaignParks & Recreation Department

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

6th Annual Community Development Summit

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleOffice of Grant Management & Community Development

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

“Parks Promote Quality of Life” Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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City of BrownsvilleParks & Recreation DepartmentOffice of Grant Management & Community DevelopmentBrownsville Community Improvement Cor...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Interim Police Chief Named

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 17, 2018) – The City of Brownsville announces the appointment of James Paschall as Interim Police Chief of the Brownsville Police Department, effective, Monday, September 17, 2018.

“I am pleased to announce...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Brownsville Fire Department hosts 9/11 Memorial Ride

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire Department

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The Brownsville...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 31, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, September 3, 2018, in observance of Labor Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

Market Square & Brownsville PD Substation Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Main Street BrownsvilleBrownsville Police DepartmentBrownsville Chamber of Commerce

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Posted on: August 27, 2018

Resaca Boulevard Eco-System Restoration Groundbreaking Ceremony

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 The City of BrownsvilleU.S. Army Corps of EngineersThe Brownsville Public Utilities Board

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Posted on: July 31, 2018

Brownsville City Commission Held Public Hearing on Ordinance Number 2018-911-H

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (July 31, 2018) – At a Regular Meeting on Monday, July 30, 2018, the  Brownsville City Commission held a Public Hearing and ACTION on the FIRST READING  to repeal Ordinance Number 2018-911-H. The Brownsville ...

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Posted on: July 18, 2018

Commissioner Tetreau-Kalifa Featured as Guest Reader in HACB Children’s Book Club

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City of BrownsvilleHousing Authority of the City of Brownsville

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Brownsville Comprehensive Housing Plan Press Conference

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The City of BrownsvilleU.S. Department of Housing and Urban DevelopmentHousing Authority of the City of Brownsville

 

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Posted on: July 9, 2018

Sand and Bag Distribution

Free Sandbag Distribution 7.9.2018

 

WHO:                   The City of BrownsvilleOffice of Emergency Management & Homeland SecurityPublic Works Department 

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Posted on: July 2, 2018

City Donates Fire Equipment to Sister City

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (July 2, 2018) – The Brownville Fire Department on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, donated used fire equipment to the City of Heroica Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico Fire Department.

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Posted on: July 1, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance Independence Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 29, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, 2018, in observance of Independence Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

City to Host Pawns & Queens: Chess Clinics for Girls

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City of BrownsvillePriya Trakru

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The City of Brownsvi...

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Posted on: June 23, 2018

City of Brownsville Continues Mosquito Reduction Efforts

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 23, 2018) – Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez announced today, the Public Health & Wellness Department’s Vector Control Division initiated larvicide distribution efforts on Friday, June 22, 2018, and will con...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez Issues Disaster Declaration

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 21, 2018) – Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez announced today that he has issued a disaster declaration for the City of Brownsville in response to inclement weather due to tropical disturbance 4.

 The City of Brown...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

City of Brownsville Media Update

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 21, 2018) – The City of Brownsville staff is working to reduce the risk of flooding, assisting our neighboring cities and carefully monitoring weather conditions.

As the safety of the community is the highest priority, th...

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

City Accepting Applications for Brownsville Youth Advisory Council

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 15, 2018) – Interim City Manager Michael L. Lopez announced today, the Brownsville Youth Advisory Council is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 year. Applications may be submitted starting Friday, June 15, thro...

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Posted on: June 7, 2018

City to Host eCivis Grant Application Workshop

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City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC)

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Posted on: June 4, 2018

CycloBia Aloha Summer Press Conference

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WHO:                   City of BrownsvilleUniversity of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

Brownsville Save a Life Hands Only CPR & Choking Rescue

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WHO:                   City of BrownsvilleValley Regional Medical Center

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Posted on: May 29, 2018

City to Host Budget Town Hall

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WHO:                   City of Brownsville

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on Memorial Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 25, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Monday, May 28, 2018, in observance of Memorial Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

Noche Historica y Mercado Antiguo

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Main Street District Brownsville                  &a...

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Hurricane Awareness Fair 2018

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City of Brownsville

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The City of Brownsville’s Office of Emergency Management invites the community to attend the Hurricane Awareness Fair 2018, on Thursday, May 24, 2018, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Brownsville Public Library...

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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Imagine the Possibilities Tour in Historic Downtown Brownsville

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WHO:                  

 Main Street District BrownsvilleTexas Historical Commission

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport Expands Services

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 14, 2018) – Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport (BRO) officials announced today, that United Airlines will begin nonstop seasonal service from Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport...

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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: April 26, 2018

Gateway International Bridge Wait Times Reduced During Semana Santa

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 26, 2018) – The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Brownsville and the U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) to request additional resources at Gateway International Bridge during Semana Santa resulted in ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

CycloBia Día de los Niños Press Conference

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WHO:                   City of Brownsville                      &a...

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Posted on: April 20, 2018

City, Partners to Celebrate Earth Fest

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WHO:                City of Brownsville                          U...

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Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Commission Approves MOU with Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 18, 2018) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Brownsville and the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC)...

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Posted on: April 12, 2018

Tree Planting Ceremony

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WHO:             City of Brownsville                        Rotary Club of Brownsville Sunris...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Open House

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WHO: Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) 

WHAT: The Brownsville MPO will host an Open House from 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at the Historic Brownsville Museum, Mary Yturria Education Center, 641E. Madison Street in Brownsv...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

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

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 3, 2018) – This Earth Month, Brownsville residents can show their support for our municipal parks by nominating our city for the “Meet Me at the Park” Earth Month campaign, sponsored by the National ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on Good Friday and Cesar Chavez Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 27, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Friday, March 30, and Monday, April 2, 2018, in observance Good Friday and Cesar Chavez Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be rea...

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

Brownsville City Commission Approves MOU with Cameron County

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 21, 2018) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the City of Brownsville and Cameron County to request additional ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

City Employee Arrested

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 15, 2018) – City employee Antonio M. Zamorano was escorted from City Plaza, located at 1034 E. Levee St., on March 15, 2018, by officers from the Brownsville Police Department following his arrest on one charge of bribe...

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Posted on: March 1, 2018

Brownsville, Matamoros to host Bi-National 10K & 5K Run on March 24

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 1, 2018) – At a press conference held Thursday, March 1, 2018, Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez, in partnership with Matamoros Mayor Jesús Juan de la Garza Díaz del Guante, announced the Bi-National...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Bi-National 10K & 5K Run Press Conference

Press Conference Invitation

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Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez, City of Brownsville

Presidente Municipal Jesús Juan de la Garza Díaz del Guante, H. Matamoros, Tamaulipas

Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation

Brownsville South Padre Island Intern...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

City of Brownsville to host Boards & Commissions Appreciation Luncheon

Boards and Commissions Appreciation Luncheon Invitation

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City of Brownsville

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The City of Brownsville is set to host the Boards & Commissions Appreciation Lunche...

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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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WHO:                   City of BrownsvilleCameron County Homeless Partnership

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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.

The Bi-Nation...

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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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WHO:                   City of BrownsvilleUTHealth School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

The CHALLENGE 2018 Press Conference

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WHO:                  

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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City of BrownsvilleMain Street District Brownsville

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Please join...

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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

11.7.17 Business Marketing COB

 

WHO:                   

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

11.07.2017 Community Development Summit

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.

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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: September 28, 2017

Commissioner Jessica Tetreau-Kalifa Issues Statement on Released Audio Recordings

On the Border, By the Sea

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: 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: 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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