Posted on: July 25, 2017

Brownsville Transit Plan Final Report

After several months of collecting and analyzing data, Brownsville Metro and the Metropolitan Planning Departments are excited to announce that the Brownsville Transit Plan Final Report in Association with Nelson/Nygaard Alliance Transportation AJM &...Read on...

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Posted on: December 16, 2016

Upcoming Elections 2017

Notice of Deadline

The City of Brownsville General Election will be held on Saturday, May 6, 2017.

The Offices up for election are:City Commissioner At-Large B (City wide)City Commissioner District 3 (Candidate must live within the District)City Commissioner Distric...

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Posted on: October 28, 2016

Community Voice Campaign Receives Award for Promotional Funds

On September 16, 2014, the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) approved our promotional sponsorship application for the Community Voice Campaign.

This year, the Office of Grant Management & Community Development (OGM/CD) will ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

OGM Submits Grant Application for Community Voice Kiosks Project

On October 30, 2014, the Office of Grant Management & Community Development (OGM/CD) submitted an application to the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) Capital Grants Cycle II for our proposed Community Voice Kiosks project.

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

National Night Out

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing

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Posted on: May 2, 2017

Did you Know?

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Annual Report 2016

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Save the Dates for CycloBia

Save the Dates 2017

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

2017 Brush Collection Schedule

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

New Library Website!

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Posted on: May 31, 2017

Save the Date!

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"Los que se quedan"

de Juan Carlos Rulfo y Carlos Hagerman

Jueves 22 de Junio

5:00 PM


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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Each Seas...

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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

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

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 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

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

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

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 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: December 9, 2016

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Allegiant

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After the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the wall that encircles Chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Divergent

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In a world divided by factions based on virtues, Tris learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it&rs...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the principal thinks of that.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Insurgent

Insurgent

Beatrice Prior must confront her inner demons and continue her fight against a powerful alliance which threatens to tear her society apart with the help from others on her side.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

Who Framed Roger Rabbit

A toon-hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder.

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

X-Men: Apocalypse

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After the re-emergence of the world’s first mutant, world-destroyer Apocalypse, the X-Men must unite to defeat his extinction level plan.

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

June 20, 2017 Trolls 4:30 pm-6:00 pm Rated: PG

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After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

August 10, 2017 Raiders of the Lost Ark

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Archaeologist and adventurer Indiana Jones is hired by the U.S. government to find the Ark of the Covenant before the Nazis.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

August 3, 2017 Pete's Dragon

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The adventures of an orphaned boy named Pete and his best friend Elliot, who just so happens to be a dragon.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

July 13, 2017 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

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The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York’s secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

July 20, 2017 Angry Birds

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Find out why the birds are so angry. When an island populated by happy, flightless birds is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to three unlikely outcasts - Red, Chuck and Bomb - to figure out what the pigs are up to.

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

July 27, 2017 Sing

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In a city of humanoid animals, a hustling theater impresario’s attempt to save his theater with a singing competition becomes grander than he anticipates even as its finalists’ find that their lives will never be the same.

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

TxDOT Media Advisory 10-05-2016

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DATE: 10-5-16

TITLE: Daily Ramp Closures: US 77/I69 Expressway (Northbound Pablo Kisel/Morison Rd Exit Ramp & Northbound On Ramp South of FM 802)

WHEN: October 10, 2016 to October 14, 2016 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Monday-...Read on...

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TxDOT Media Advisory 08-31-2016

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DATE: 8-31-16

TITLE: Brownsville - Intersection Signal Light Improvements - I69 Frontage Roads & FM 3248(Alton Gloor)

WHEN: August 31, 2016 to September 1, 2016 (Wednesday Night-Thursday Morning) Hours: 9PM – 2AM

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Notice of Public Hearing

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Notice is hereby given that the City Commission of the City of Brownsville, Texas, will conduct a Public Hearing regarding the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018, on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, during a 6:00 p.m. regular...

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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

Sound the Alarm

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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

Tire Collection Day

WHO:                  

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

WHO: 

City of BrownsvilleParks & Recreation Department

 

WHAT: 

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

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 7, 2017

Sine Die Merienda

Sine Die Merienda

WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation

Brownsville Public Utilities BoardCameron County

Greater Brownsville I...

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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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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.

On Sund...

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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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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: May 2, 2017

CycloBia: Cinco de Mayo Press Conference

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WHO:                   

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

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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

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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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WHO:                   

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Animal Regulation & Care CenterJohnny Rockets

WHAT: 

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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WHO:                  

City of BrownsvilleBrownsville Animal Regulation & Care CenterPeter Piper Pizza

WHAT:           ...

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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.

WHAT: 

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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WHAT: 

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

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

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

CDCB YouthBuild Brownsville

WHAT:     

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: 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: February 27, 2017

Ballot Position Drawing for May 6, 2017 General Municipal Election

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

WHAT: 

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: February 22, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves Second and Final Reading on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 21, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the SECOND and FINAL READING on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G, repealing Sections 46-48 and 46-52, and am...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Intensive Block Façade Improvement Program

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 22, 2017) – The City of Brownsville, in partnership with Main Street District Brownsville, announces the Intensive Block Façade Improvement Program (FIP).

Funded through the U.S. Department of Housing &...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Community Night: TOWN HALL

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

Brownsville City Commissioner District 3 Deborah PortilloBrownsville City Commissioner District 4 John Villarreal

WHAT: 

Brownsville City Commissioner District 3 Deborah Portillo, accompanied by City Commissioner Di...

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Posted on: February 9, 2017

65th Annual Scout Government Day

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WHO: 

City of Brownsville

Scout Mayor & Commissioners

Scout City Management & Directors

WHAT: 

The 65th Annual Scout Government Day will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2017, at the City of Brownsville. Scouts wi...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Approves First Reading on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (February 8, 2017) – At a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to approve the FIRST READING on Ordinance Number 2017-911-G, repealing Sections 46-48 and 46-52, and amending the re...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Brownsville Metro to host Brownsville Transit Plan Public Meetings

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WHO:                   

City of Brownsville

Brownsville Metro

WHAT:            

Brownsville Metro invites the commu...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project Underway

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 26, 2017) – The Market Square Tower Restoration & Dome Replacement Project is currently underway in Downtown Brownsville.

Slated for completion in May 2017, building improvements will be performed in three major phases: (1) ...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

City of Brownsville Municipal Court Announces Warrant Amnesty Period

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 23, 2017) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will hold a warrant amnesty period from Monday, February 6, 2017, to Friday, February 24, 2017.

During the warrant amnesty period, the Brownsville Municipal Court wil...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Brownsville City Commission Votes to Resolve Lawsuit

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 13, 2017) – At a Special Meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017, the Brownsville City Commission voted to resolve the lawsuit over Ordinance Number 2010-911-F, filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against the Cit...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Volunteers Sought for Point-In-Time Homeless Count

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (January 10, 2017) – The City of Brownsville, in collaboration with the Cameron County Homeless Partnership, local nonprofit organizations and businesses, is seeking volunteers for the 2017 Point-In-Time Count, to be held Thur...

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Posted on: December 27, 2016

City of Brownsville Offices Closed January 2

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City of Brownsville offices will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017, in observance of New Year’s Day.


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Posted on: December 27, 2016

Sec. 10-1133, “Microchipping of Dogs and Cats” Effective January 1

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 27, 2016) – Sec. 10-1133, “Microchipping of Dogs and Cats” of Ordinance 2015-971-G, will go into effect on January 1, 2017.

Approved by the Brownsville City Commission on September 1, 2015, Sec. 10...

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Posted on: December 23, 2016

Engineering Department Awarded Grant for Stormwater Camera System

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 23, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Engineering Department was awarded $139,044 in capital grant funding from the Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) for a custom-built stormwater camera system.

The s...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

Additional Locally Acquired Zika Case in Cameron County

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 22, 2016) – The Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS) and the Cameron County Department of Health and Human Services (CCDHHS) have identified an additional Brownsville resident with a locally acquired cas...

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Posted on: December 22, 2016

City of Brownsville Offices Closed for Christmas Holiday

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City of Brownsville offices will be closed on Monday, December 26, 2016, in observance of the Christmas holiday.


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Posted on: December 19, 2016

Brownsville Parks & Recreation Announces Holiday Gym Hours

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 19, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department invites the community to stay active this holiday season by visiting the following gyms, as part of their free OPEN GYM program:

Monday, December 19, 2016 ...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

CDC Issues Updated Guidance for Zika Virus Cases in Brownsville

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Press ReleaseCDC Issues Updated Guidance for Zika Virus Cases in Brownsville

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 14, 2016) – State, county and local health departments continue to investigate five locally acquired Zika virus cases in Brownsville. While ...

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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: December 8, 2016

Brownsville City Commissioner to be Guest Reader for United Way Children’s Book Club

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Media AdvisoryBrownsville City Commissioner to be Guest Reader forUnited Way Children’s Book Club 

 

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City of Brownsv...

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Posted on: December 8, 2016

Brownsville Metro, Mitte Cultural District Announce Free Shuttle Service

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Press ReleaseBrownsville Metro, Mitte Cultural District Announce Free Shuttle Service

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (December 8, 2016) – Brownsville Metro, in partnership with the Mitte Cultural District, announces the Mitte Cultural District Pilot Program,...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

City of Brownsville to Celebrate UTRGV Arbor Day

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Media AdvisoryCity of Brownsville to Celebrate UTRGV Arbor Day

 

WHO: 

City of BrownsvilleThe University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

WHAT: 

Brownsville Mayor Tony Martinez will present an official proclamation to The Univers...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

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CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

WHO:
City of BrownsvilleUniversity of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus
Brownsville Public Utilities Board
WHAT: The City of Brownsville, in partnership with the Universi...Read on...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Main Street Brownsville presents BiciBistro Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

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Main Street Brownsville presents BiciBistro Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

WHO:
City of BrownsvilleMain Street Brownsville
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WHAT: BiciBistro, in partnership with Main Street Brownsville, will host a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at noon o...Read on...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Brownsville Metro Launches Brownsville Transit Plan Community Survey

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Press ReleaseBrownsville Metro LaunchesBrownsville Transit Plan Community Survey

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 22, 2016) – Brownsville Metro, in partnership with the Brownsville Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO), invites the community to co...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Public Health & Wellness Director Receives I. E. Scott Award

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Press ReleasePublic Health & Wellness Director Receives I. E. Scott Award

 

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 22, 2016) – City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Director Arturo Rodriguez received the I. E. Scott Award at the Texa...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Lower Rio Grande Valley Active Plan 2016

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The City of Brownsville hosted "The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony on Wednesday, November 16, 2016, at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 660 E. Ringgold Street in Brownsville.

With the support of the Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, the comm...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

“The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony

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Media Advisory
“The Active Plan” Signing Ceremony

WHO: City of Brownsville
City of CombesCity of Harlingen
Town of Laguna Vista City of Los Fresnos
City of Los IndiosCity of Port Isabel
Town of Rancho ViejoCity of San Benito
City of Sou...Read on...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Brownsville Metro Offers Free Rides for H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing

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Brownsville Metro Offers Free Rides for H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville MetroH-E-B

WHAT:
Brownsville Metro is proud to participate in H-E-B’s 24th Annual Feast of Sharing, to be...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

BARCC Partners with Chick-fil-A® for Adoption Event

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BARCC Partners with Chick-fil-A® for Adoption Event

WHO: Brownsville Animal Regulation & Care Center
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WHAT: The Brownsville Animal Regulation and Care Center (BARCC) has partnered with Chick-fil-A® to host ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

Brownsville Sports Park to host Vipers Clinic

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Brownsville Sports Park to host Vipers Clinic

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville Sports ParkRio Grande Valley Vipers

WHAT:
The ...Read on...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

“Orange Carpet” Press Conference

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Media Advisory
“Orange Carpet” Press Conference

WHO: City of Brownsville
Brownsville MetroMetro Connect
Metro McAllenIsland Metro
Valley MetroValley Transit Company

WHAT:
The City of Brownsville, Brownsville Metro, and Me...Read on...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Press Release: "Municipal Courts Week"

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Municipal Courts Week

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (November 4, 2016) – The City of Brownsville Municipal Court will celebrate “Municipal Courts Week” (MCW) beginning Monday, November 7, 2016, through Friday, November 11, 2016.

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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.

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Assistant City Engineer Recognized with Quiet Rotarian Award

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 17, 2016) – City of Brownsville Assistant City Engineer Doroteo Garcia, Jr. was recognized by the Rotary Club of Brownsville, Texas with the Quiet Rotarian Award for Service Above Self during a weekly meeting on June 25, 2016, ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Brownsville Fire Department to host Bells Across America Fallen Firefighters Memorial

WHO:
City of Brownsville Brownsville Fire Department

WHAT:
The Brownsville Fire Department invites the community to attend the Bells Across America Fallen Firefighters Memorial, to be held from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 8, 2016, at the A...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Brownsville.TV earns TATOA Awards

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Brownsville.TV earns TATOA Awards

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

City of Brownsville awarded Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 18, 2016) – The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Brownsville by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for its Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (C...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Cross Border Contingency Plan Signing Ceremony

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BROWNSVILLE, Texas (September 29, 2016) – The City of Brownsville hosted the Cross Border Contingency Plan Signing Ceremony on Thursday, September 29, 2016, at the Brownsville Public Library System – Main Branch, 2600 Central Boulevard in Brownsville.
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Posted on: October 19, 2016

CycloBia Brownsville Press Conference

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WHO:
City of BrownsvilleUniversity of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus
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WHAT:
The City of Brownsville, in partnership with the University of Texas School of Public Health, Brownsville Regional Campus (UT...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Statement on Texas Attorney General’s Lawsuit against City of Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (October 13, 2016) – The City of Brownsville has released the following statement regarding Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s lawsuit against the City of Brownsville over Ordinance Number 2010-911-F:

“Ordinance Number 2010-911-F b...Read on...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Last day to Swim at Gonzalez Pool

The last day for Public Swimming at Gonzalez Park is scheduled for Sunday, August 20th, 2017.

The pool will close its doors to the public and all summer swimming activities and programs at 6 pm on August 20th..

For more information, please contact Jerry Gar...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Evening Water Aerobics and Lap Swimming at Sams Pool

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Evening Water Fitness classes and Evening Lap Swimming at Sams Pool is schedule to begin on August 7th, 2017.

Water Fitness classes include Aqua Zumba and Water Aerobics.

The classes are held Monday - Thursday  at 6:15 pm - 7:00 pm and at 7:15 pm -...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

NRPA July Contest

Photo Contest NRPA Brownsville Parks 2017

July is only halfway through, but there is still time to play!  Take the NRPA Play Challenge!

During Park and Recreation Month, NRPA is challenging everyone to get their play on with their local parks and recreation. Whether it’s summer ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Movie in the Park Feature: Beauty and the Beast

Thank you for the movie sponsor card 2017

We wish to extend a BIG heart-felt thank you to Las Jacarandas Healthcare services.  They are a big part of making this weekend's Movie in the Park a success.  

Courtesy of Las Jacarandas Healthcare Services, the Movie in the Park at Line...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Summer Open Gym at Oliveira

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Oliveira Gym will have Open Gym sessions Monday-Thursday from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM beginning July 10th.

There is no cost to enter, but all participants MUST sign in.  

Children will not be admitted inside unless accompanied by a parent or guardian.

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Oliveira Pool CLOSED for repairs

Attention:

Oliveira Pool will not be opening this summer season.

We apologize for any inconvenience, but the Oliveira Pool will be closed for the remainder of the summer season due to maintenance issues. 

All Learn-To-Swim classes scheduled for Oliv...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

2017 Guide Online

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If you haven’t had the opportunity to pick up a copy of the Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department 2017 summer Guide, you can still read it online.

Inside you will find information on Summer Recreation, The Learn-to-Swim-Program, about our f...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Sports Park Open Gym Schedule for July 2017

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Schedule information for Open Gym at the Brownsville Sports Park has been updated.

Beginning July 5th - July 31st, the Sports Park Open Gym schedule will be as follows:

Daytime hours for children aged 17 and under will run:  Monday - Thursday 10 am...

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BSP Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 14, 2017

Zumba classes at Sports Park

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The Brownsville Sports Park dome is hosting the Zumba Classes for the duration of the summer season.

Classes are Monday - Thursday from 8:30 am to 9:30 am.

For more info, please dial 956-655-1065

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 28, 2016

Free Zumba Classes

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Need energy? Bored with the treadmill? Love music?

If you answered yes to any of these, then Zumba might be for you.

City of Brownsville Parks and Recreation Department has FREE Zumba classes all year around.

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

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