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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Brownsville Metro 40th Anniversary Press Conference

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WHO: 

The City of Brownsville

Brownsville Metro

WHAT: 

Brownsville Metro invites the community to attend a press conference at 2 p.m.,

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at the La Plaza at Brownsville Metro Multimodal Terminal,

700 International Boule...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Topping Out Ceremony Marks Milestone for New Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 26, 2019) - The Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport in partnership with the City of Brownsville, the Federal Aviation Administration, the US Department of Transportation and SpawGlass celebrated a milestone w...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

APA - Texas Chapter Awards Commissioner Rose Gowen the 2019 Planning Advocate Award

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 4, 2019) – The American Planning Association (APA) Texas Chapter on Tuesday, October 1, 2019,  announced City Commissioner At-Large “B” Rose Gowen has been recognized as a Planning Advocat...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

City Commission Approves FY 2020 Budget

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 30, 2019) – The Brownsville City Commission has adopted the fiscal year 2020 Budget.

The City of Brownsville's property tax rate remains fixed at $0.700613/$100 valuation for the ninth consecutive year led by revenue...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

City Names Engineering & Public Works Director

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 18, 2019) –Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal announced on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, the selection of Armando Gutierrez, Jr. to the position of Engineering & Public Works Director of the City of Brownsvil...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Brownsville Ranked Best Value, Affordable Living

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 12, 2019) – In an article published by City Lab, Brownsville, Texas was ranked one of the Best Cities to Live, Based on Salaries and Cost of Living.

According to an analysis conducted by Indeed job site Chief Economi...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Inclusion Caboose Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony at Linear Park

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WHO:    

The City of Brownsville

WHAT:  The City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department in collaboration with Texas Pediatric Society Foundation, the Brownsville Wellness Coalition, the Community Improvement Co...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

City Names Planning & Redevelopment Services Director

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 10, 2019) – Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal

announced on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, the selection of Rick Vasquez to the position of

Planning & Redevelopment Services Director of the City of Brownsville eff...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Brownsville Fire Department Unveils Off-Road Ambulances

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(BROWNSVILLE, Texas August 28, 2019) – The City of Brownsville announces the addition of three all-terrain special response units to the Brownsville Fire Department. The units were purchased through a $170,933.43 grant from the U.S. Department of Housing ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2019

City of Brownsville Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

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City of Brownsville Earns Distinguished Budget Presentation Award

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (August 20, 2019) – The Distinguished Budget Presentation Award has been awarded to the City of Brownsville Finance Department by the Government Finance Officers...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

AARP Texas to present $20,000 Community Challenge Grant Check to the City of Brownsville

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  • Brownsville, TX  On Tuesday, August 20, AARP Texas will present the City of Brownsville with a $20,000 check for the transformation and activation of Brownsville's 14th Street Plaza.  The funds are part of the 2019 AARP Commun...
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Posted on: August 6, 2019

City to Host Central Brownsville Historic District Press Conference

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WHO

The City of BrownsvilleHistoric Preservation OfficeMain Street District Brownsville

WHAT: 

The City of Brownsville, Historic Preservation Office, Main Street District Brownsville will host the Central Brownsville Historic Di...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Murals Without Borders Binational Press Conference

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On Thursday, August 1, 2019, the City of Brownsville and the City of Matamoros in collaboration with the Mexican Consulate in Brownsville, the Consulate General of the United States of America Matamoros, Mexico and the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce host...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Mobile Integrated Health Care Community Paramedicine Pilot Program Press Con

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WHO:                   

The City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire Department

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Brownsville Receives $20,000 AARP® Community Challenge 2019 Grant

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas July 18, 2019) – The AARP announced Wednesday, July 17, 2019, the City of Brownsville, Texas, was one of 159 grant winners to receive the 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant to transform the 14th Street Plaza.

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Brownsville Receives National Historic District Designation

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (July 17, 2019) – The Central Brownsville Historic District has been designated a National Historic District by the National Park Service (NPS). The Central Brownsville Historic District is bounded by East Levee, East 10th, Ea...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Zika Action Day

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WHO:                   

City of Brownsville Public Health DepartmentCameron County Department of Health & Human ServicesCenters for Disease Control and Prevention...

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

City to Host Vibrant Lecture Series: NewSpace Brownsville

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleExpanding FrontiersTexas Southmost College

WHAT:             ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

City to Host Expanding Frontiers (ExF) Grand Opening

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleExpanding Frontiers - Dr. Fredrick JenetBrownsville Community Improvement Corporation

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

City to Host Celebration of Service

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WHO:                  

The City of Brownsville

 

WHAT:             

The City of Brownsvi...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

City Commission Approves Expanding Frontiers Funding

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 24, 2019) – The Brownsville City Commission at a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, approved the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation(BCIC) funding of $ 650,000 for the Expanding Frontiers (ExF) Project.

ExF is a n...

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Posted on: June 21, 2019

City Awarded $310,000 Keep Texas Beautiful Grant

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 21, 2019) – On Wednesday, June 19, 2019, the City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department accepted the 2019 Governor’s Community Achievement Award from Keep Texas Beautiful in partnership with the Texa...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

City To Host Community Input Session For Former Union Pacific Railyard

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WHO:                   

The City of BrownsvilleKansas State UniversityEnvironmental Protection AgencyTexas Commission on Environmental Quality

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

Brownsville to Host Civil Air Patrol Training

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Media AdvisoryBrownsville to Host Civil Air Patrol Training

 

WHO:                   

The City of BrownsvilleBrownsville South Padre Island International Airpo...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Brownsville Metro Unveils Ride Systems App

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WHO: 

The City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Metro

WHAT: 

Brownsville Metro invites the community to attend the Ride Systems App Unveiling at 10 a.m., on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at La Plaza at Brownsville Metro, 755 International Boulevard, Bro...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Brownsville Featured in Texas Historical Commission’s Medallion

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 13, 2019) – The Texas Historical Commission (THC) has featured the City of Brownsville in its 2019 Spring Edition of The Medallion, a quarterly magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects, Te...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

Brownsville Ranked Among 25 Safest Places to Live

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 11, 2019) –  U.S. News & World Report on Monday, June 10, 2019, published a report, including Brownsville, Texas as one of the 25 Safest Places to Live in the U.S. in 2019.

The report uses information compile...

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Posted on: June 12, 2019

City of Brownsville Receives ‘Meet Me at the Park’ Grant to Increase Access to Local Play Spaces

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (June 12, 2019) – The City of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Department has been selected to receive a $30,000 play space grant from the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company. This inv...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Offices Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 22, 2019) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Monday, May 27, 2019, 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 22, 2019

City to Host 2019 Hurricane Awareness Fair

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WHO:                    

City of Brownsville

WHAT:             

The City of Brownsville&rsqu...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

City to Host Free Brownsville Save-A-Life Hands Only CPR Class

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleValley Regional Medical CenterValley Baptist Medical CenterSuperior Health Plan

WHAT:       &...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Snake Bite Management for Emergency Medical Professionals

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WHO:                   

Brownsville Fire DepartmentValley Regional Medical CenterRio Grande Regional Hospital 

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Ballot Position Drawing for June 22, 2019 Runoff Municipal Election

WHO: The City of Brownsville

WHAT: 

The City of Brownsville will hold a ballot position drawing at 3 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Commission Chambers, Brownsville City Hall – Old Federal Building, 1001 E. Elizabeth Street...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

2018 Crime Report Shows Crime Decreased

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (May 14, 2019) – The Brownsville Police Department on Monday, May 13, 2019, published the 2018 Annual Crime Report, an index of crimes reported during the calendar year.

In 2018, the Brownsville Police Department adopted and co...

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Posted on: May 14, 2019

City Commission Special Meeting & Oath of Office Ceremony

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WHO:                   

The City of Brownsville

WHAT:                

The City of Brownsville Ci...

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

City to Host Texas Monthly LIVE’19

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleTexas Monthly

WHAT:                

The City of Brown...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

Brownsville Vintage Day & Fire Truck Unveiling

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Historical Association

WHAT:               &n...

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Posted on: April 30, 2019

CycloBia & Walk Your Dog ParkRx Press Conference

CycloBia 2019

WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleUT School of Public HealthSu Clinica 

UT System Population Health

WHAT:         ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Road to Recycling Tire Collection

LRGVDC Tire Collection 4.27.2019

 

WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleLower Rio Grande Valley Development Council  

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Brownsville Mayor Signs Regional MPO Agreement

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 24, 2019) – At the Lower Rio Grande Valley Development Council Board Meeting on held Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in Weslaco, Texas, Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez  joined elected leaders from across the Rio Grande Valley...

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City Offices Closed in Observance of Good Friday

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 17, 2019) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Friday, April 19, 2019, in observance of Good Friday. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1.

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Posted on: April 17, 2019

City Commission Votes to Approve Resolution 2019-028

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (April 17, 2019) – At a Regular City Commission Meeting, held Tuesday, April 16, 2019, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve Resolution 2019-028 in support of the merger of the three Rio Grande Valley Metropolitan P...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Opening Day for Trails-Brownsville

Opening Day for Trails

WHO: City of BrownsvilleRails to Trails Conservancy

WHAT: The City of Brownsville in partnership with the Rails to Trails Conservancy invite the community to celebrate Opening Day for Trails, the national kickoff of the spring trail seaso...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

City Manager Appoints Felix Sauceda Jr. Police Chief

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 29,  2019) – Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal announced Friday, March 29, 2019, Felix Sauceda to be named Brownsville Police Chief effective Monday,April 1, 2019.

Felix Sauceda first joined the Brownsville P...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

Census Day RGV-One Year and Counting Celebration

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleCameron CountyWillacy County

WHAT:                

Th...

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Posted on: March 27, 2019

City Offices Closed in Observance of Cesar Chavez Day

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City Offices Closed in Observance of Cesar Chavez Day

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 26, 2019) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Monday, April 1, 2019, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. Emergency police, fire and r...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

Residential Garbage Collection Rate to Increase

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 20,  2019) – Residential garbage collection service rates will increase effective April 1, 2019, due to a Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase of  3.53%. The consumer price index or CPI measures the cha...

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Posted on: March 20, 2019

City Commission Approves $3M Electric Diesel Hybrid Bus Purchase

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 20,  2019) – At a Regular City Commission Meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the purchase of five electric hybrid diesel buses for the Brownsville Metro bus fle...

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

Brownsville Mayor to Host State of the City: Watch Brownsville Soar!

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Chamber of CommerceBrownsville Wellness CoalitionMain Street District Brownsville

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Posted on: March 11, 2019

City Announces External Recruitment of Police Chief

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (March 11, 2019) – Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal announced Monday, March 11, 2019, that the City of Brownsville will enlist the services of executive recruitment firm Ralph Andersen & Associates to include external ...

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Posted on: March 7, 2019

BRO to host 90th Anniversary Time Capsule Dedication Ceremony

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville South Padre Island International Airport

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Main Street District Brownsville Earns National Accreditation

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 26, 2019) – The Texas Main Street Program (TMSP) of the Texas Historical Commission (THC) has recognized Main Street District Brownsville for successful annual progress in carrying out national performance standards ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Municipal Court to Provide Amnesty For Outstanding Warrants

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 21, 2019) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will hold a warrant amnesty period for the payments of outstanding warrants and fines to the Municipal Court from Tuesday, February 19, 2019, to Friday, March 8, 20...

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Posted on: February 22, 2019

Parks Director Nominated to TRAPS Therapeutic Recreation Branch

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2019) – The Texas Recreation and Park Society (TRAPS) announced on January 15, 2019,  the nomination of Brownsville Parks & Recreation Director Damaris McGlone to the Therapeutic Recreation Branch Bo...

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

67th Annual Scout Government Day

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleScout Mayor & CommissionersScout City Management & Directors

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

City Announces Deputy City Manager

2.1.2019 Helen Ramirez

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 1, 2019) – Brownsville City Manager Noel Bernal announced Friday, February 1, 2019, the appointment of Helen Ramirez, AICP to the position of Deputy City Manager for the City of Brownsville, effective March 4, 2019. She succee...

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Posted on: January 31, 2019

Brownsville Sports Park to Host Special Needs Sports Clinic

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Sports Park

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Posted on: January 30, 2019

Public Health Department to Host Charro Days Food Stand Workshops

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvillePublic Health Department

WHAT:                

The Br...

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

City Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 18, 2019) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Monday, January 21, 2019, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by call...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

City Receives Endorsement for Historic District Nomination

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 16, 2019) – The Texas Historical Commission on Saturday, January 12, 2019, at a State Board of Review Meeting held in Laredo, Texas, approved the nomination for the Central Brownsville Historic District.

The Central B...

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Posted on: January 14, 2019

Brownsville Metro, TSC Launch Pilot Transit Program

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 14, 2019) –  At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve an agreement between Texas Southmost College(TSC) and Brownsville Metro to launch a transit pilo...

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Posted on: January 9, 2019

City Commission Calls General Municipal Election

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 9, 2019) – At a regular City Commission Meeting held on Tuesday, January 8, 2019,  the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve  Resolution Number 2019-001, to  call the 2019 General Mun...

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Posted on: January 8, 2019

Brownsville Police, Fire Announce Rescue of Missing Man

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 8, 2019) – The Brownsville Police and Fire Departments today announced at a joint press conference the successful rescue mission of a missing man.

The man identified as 88-year-old Luis Reyna Zuniga was reported missi...

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Posted on: January 7, 2019

The Challenge 2019 Press Conference

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WHO:  

City of Brownsville 

UTHealth School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus 

WHAT: 

The City of Brownsville and the UTHealth School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus (UTHealth) will host The Challe...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed on New Year’s Holiday

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 28, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Monday, December 31, 2018, and Tuesday, January 1, 2019, in observance of the New Year’s holiday. Emergency police, fire and r...

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Posted on: December 28, 2018

Brownsville Sports Park to Host Ice Skating Rink

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WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

WHAT:            

The City of Brownsville invites the communi...

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Posted on: December 26, 2018

City, Home Depot to Host Christmas Tree Recycling Drop-Off

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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleHome Depot

WHAT:            

The City of Brownsville Parks &am...

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance of Christmas

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 21, 2018) – City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed  Monday, December 24, and Tuesday, December 25, 2018, in observance of the Christmas holiday. Emergency police, fire and rescue services ...

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Posted on: December 6, 2018

Commissioner Ricardo Longoria, Jr. Hosts Christmas Reading

Reading with Commissioner Ricardo Longoria Jr.

WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

WHAT:            

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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WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

WHAT:            

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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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleNational Fitness CampaignParks & Recreation Department

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

6th Annual Community Development Summit

Community Development Summit 9.28.2018

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

Riverside Park

WHO:                  

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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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Fire Department

WHAT:             

The Brownsville...

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Posted on: August 29, 2018

City of Brownsville Offices Closed in Observance of Labor Day

Labor Day

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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WHO:                   

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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WHO:                   

 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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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleHousing Authority of the City of Brownsville

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

Brownsville Comprehensive Housing Plan Press Conference

WHO:                   

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

 

WHAT:   ...

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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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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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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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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

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Posted on: May 23, 2018

Hurricane Awareness Fair 2018

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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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 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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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

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Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez, City of Brownsville

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

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

City of Brownsville to host Boards & Commissions Appreciation Luncheon

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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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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

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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: 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.

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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

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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: 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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