The Texas General Land Office will open a satellite office in Texas City in order to help Hurricane Harvey victims who want federal help rebuilding or rehabilitating their homes.
An administrative law judge has sided with the Port of Galveston in a longstanding lawsuit several owners of cruise passenger parking lots filed against the public docks in 2014.
The new $5.17 million fire station on the city’s east side will help decrease response times and service a growing population in the MarBella and Hidden Lakes subdivisions, said Sarah Greer Osborne, spokeswoman for the city.
A state agency and an environmental group will receive $4 million from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation to restore eroded land on the west side of Galveston Bay, the foundation announced Monday.
The Texas General Land Office has received bids from companies on how much it would cost to fill Rollover Pass, but the agency has not moved forward with the project.
Five Galveston firefighters who’ve been helping support efforts in combating and containing the Woolsey Fire in Southern California will be home for Thanksgiving.
As part of the city’s $1.1 million project to reconstruct Market Street sidewalks and curbs from 25th to 33rd streets, crews will preserve and reinstall a mosaic near 25th Street that harkens to a store once owned by a Galveston immigrant.
The city of Galveston should, just for its own sake, perhaps, but also for the public good, release the draft of a proposed agreement that would change the relationship between it and the Park Board of Trustees.
Galveston County Commissioners might have found a solution that will remove plant debris from the Galveston County and Harris County sides of Clear Creek through a city of Houston project.
Galveston County charity organizations one year ago were bracing for larger-than-normal crowds at community Thanksgiving meals because many residents were still displaced by Hurricane Harvey, said Holly McDonald, with The Salvation Army of Galveston County.
A year after intense controversy erupted between harbor pilots and shippers who must pay them to guide vessels in and out local ports, the maritime players agreed their relationship has improved.
The city has terminated its contract with Hou-Scape Inc., the contractor hired to construct a new Little League complex at Crockett Park, a city spokeswoman said.
Galveston County Judge Mark Henry said he will ask commissioners to consider approving a bid that would seek estimates for the cost of clearing the creek of plant debris on both the Galveston County side and the Harris County side.