League City council should, when the time comes, approve about $8 million in local matching funds for a project to extend Landing Boulevard and perhaps ease traffic congestion on FM 518.
If Wednesday night’s attendance was any indication of the public’s temperature toward the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plan for a coastal barrier, the water temperature is quickly rising.
No matter where you come down on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ preferred plan for building a storm-surge barrier along the Texas coast, you should make time to attend one of the three meetings scheduled this week and next.
Some of the best news for Galveston’s general appearance came this month when the city announced it finally was going to tear down a defunct and decrepit incinerator on Lennox Avenue.
Recent news that sheriff’s deputies had raided marijuana growing operations in San Leon and Bacliff inspired some interesting commentary among the newspaper’s readers.
As Texas lawmakers have begun settling in for the biennial legislative session, and groups are setting agendas for what they think should be on legislators’ plates.
The inevitable devils, potential ones anyway, have begun to emerge in the details about how the federal government might route a massive storm-surge barrier — the coastal spine or Ike Dike — along Bolivar Peninsula, Galveston Island and areas along Galveston Bay.
Galveston voters should be inclined to support most of the recommendations announced last week and meant to improve the city’s fee-based parking system along Seawall Boulevard.
Very few surprises came out of a report released this month by the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission about the windstorm insurer for thousands of coastal property owners.
Texas can and must do better for its elderly. That became painfully clear as The Daily News delved into its project “An Uncertain Age,” which published on Thanksgiving Day and will continue in the news pages. Most striking in the reporting was the lack of oversight in an industry charged wit…
At the risk of sounding like a broken record, we strongly encourage you to shop locally this holiday season. If not for any other reason than by doing so you are making an important investment in your community.
The city of Galveston’s plan to create a uniform system of street lighting will yield several benefits, including making the city more aesthetically appealing and safer. But its plan also reduces monthly expenses by converting all light types to LED.