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March 3, 2015

Good, Bad News on Bellaire Parks

There was bad news and good news Monday for Bellaire parks lovers. The bad news is that the newest city park, Evelyn’s Park, is over budget. The total cost of building the park is now estimated at $6.25 million. By a vote of 4-1, the council approved a two-month extension of “pre-construction” work by the […]

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March 3, 2015

Residents Share Nightmare on Elm Street

Dozens of Bellaire residents shared their nightmare on Elm Street with the Bellaire City Council Monday, pleading for speed humps to slow speeders on their street between Rice Avenue and Loop 610. An overflow crowd gathered in the lobby outside the city council chambers, as a public hearing on the traffic restrictors lasted more than […]

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March 3, 2015

Council Hears More Condit Controversy

The Bellaire City Council got an earful of complaints — and possible solutions — to a controversial parking plan that would require teachers at Condit Elementary School to park at a church about a mile from the campus and ride a “shuttle” to school each day. The parking plan is part of an HISD proposal […]

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February 26, 2015

NDC Holding Spring Break Camps

The Nature Discovery Center is offering four days of camp during Spring Break, which is from March 16 to March 20 for most students. The camps are for kids between the ages of 5 to 10 years old, and will be offered from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., with optional after care until 5:30 p.m. […]

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February 25, 2015

Condit Offers Tours for New Students, Parents

Kindergarten tours for new parents are going to be April 8 and 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 10am at Condit Elementary School. Parents are welcome to show up during these times and will be given a guided tour from Condit students and volunteers. Condit is located at 7000 S. Third Street in Bellaire.

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February 25, 2015

Bellaire Cheers New HEB Store

Dozens of Bellaire residents cheered Tuesday evening when officials of HEB grocery store announced that they are bringing a new and bigger store to the city. The new store will more than triple the space that is currently available in the HEB store at 5100 Cedar Street, bringing a pharmacy, floral shop and wider selections […]

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February 24, 2015

Bellaire Crime Report

Bellaire Police last week investigated one residential burglary, one theft of a motor vehicle, three motor vehicle burglaries, two DWIs, and two cases of suspects dealing marijuana. The residential burglary happened on Monday, February 16, in the 100 block of White Drive. A Bellaire police officer was dispatched to the home shortly before 5 a.m. […]

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February 24, 2015

Go Texan in Bellaire

To celebrate Go Texan Day in Bellaire, ride on over to Evelyn’s Park Friday to have lunch with the Southwestern Trail Riders and register to win rodeo prizes. The special event in Evelyn’s Park, at 4400 Bellaire Blvd., is an opportunity to bring a picnic lunch, enjoy free cookies and lemonade from Jerry Built and […]

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February 24, 2015

City to Restrict Parking Near Condit

The city of Bellaire will hold a community meeting for residents of the neighborhood near Condit Elementary School on Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Bellaire Civic Center. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss proposed parking restrictions on streets near the Condit campus, while a new $26.8 million school is under construction. The […]

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February 23, 2015

Battle Over Bellaire Buildings Continues

Tempers and emotions flared Monday over the issue of plans for Bellaire’s new city hall, civic center and police station, as Mayor Phil Nauert, Police Chief Byron Holloway and architect Jeff Gerber defended a site plan approved by a split City Council. In a rare press conference, Nauert said the council’s decision to move the […]

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