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July 1, 2016

Fourth of July Parade and Festival

Don’t have plans for Fourth of July, Bellaire has you covered with its parade and festival. Bellaire’s Fourth of July festivities will kick-off a 9:30 a.m. with the parade and end at 1 p.m. The festival, held at Bellaire Town Square and Loftin Park, will follow the parade. The parade route begins at the Bellaire […]

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June 29, 2016

Crime Profile: Aggravated robbery, suspects wanted cell phone

A victim walking west in the 4900 block of Palmetto Street on June 27 at approximately 8:45 p.m. was robbed at gunpoint. The robbery occurred when a silver four-door sedan with two unknown suspects inside approached the victim. At the time, the victim was walking east on Palmetto. The sedan entered a driveway, cutting off […]

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June 21, 2016

Bellaire take a step in the right direction for city-wide sidewalk ordinance

A city-wide sidewalk ordinance inches closer to reality after Monday’s unanimous decision by the Bellaire City Council. The council approved the city manager to use available sidewalk data to develop a plan for city-initiated sidewalk installation that places a priority on completing the network in the most efficient manner. The agenda item was brought to […]

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June 17, 2016

Council to discuss potential of city-wide sidewalk ordinance

Sidewalks will once again be the topic of discussion at Bellaire’s City Council meeting but this next debate, could have a city-wide impact. The meeting, slated for Monday at 5:30 p.m., will see the council consider directing the city manager to use available data — including the 2013 Sidewalk Inventory — to develop a plan […]

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June 15, 2016

Bellaire’s Environmental and Sustainability Board meeting set for Thurdsay

Bellaire’s Environmental and Sustainability Board will meet Thursday to discuss among other items, the next step in the Mulberry sustainable plants. The meeting, slated for 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, will also see the board discuss the following: Notify me for recycling information Facebook page Publicity piece on native plant results Zero waste priority list […]

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June 10, 2016

Bellaire Police seeks public help in identifying robbery suspects

The Bellaire Police Department seeks the public’s help in identifying two suspects who are accused of burglarizing a home located in the 4700 block of Maple. According to the department’s press release, the suspects, two black males, entered the home on June 9th at approximately 2:21 p.m. and took several items from it. As seen […]

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June 7, 2016

Council amends agreement from firm that will beautify Bellaire

Beautifying Bellaire. If there are to be disagreements on that idea it could be in the small details. On Monday, the Bellaire City Council unanimously passed an ordinance to contract landscape, architecture, urban design and planning firm, Terrain Studio, to create a Master Beautification Plan. The firm is intended is to provide the structure and […]

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June 6, 2016

Volunteers needed at the Christian Community Service Center

The Christian Community Service Center, or CCSC, is a nonprofit coalition that assists low-income families in the inner-city and southwest parts of Houston and is currently in need of volunteers. In 2015, the organization helped 10,878 people received relief with every day necessities through two service centers. Additionally, 739 individuals were served in two employment […]

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June 4, 2016

Public hearing, and more funds for new police building to be discussed at council meeting

The former site of Bellaire Central Baptist Church, 7000 Ferris Street, will be the topic of discussion at Monday’s public hearing, specifically, as it relates to its future. The Veritas Christian Academy has requested to use the site for a private school as they are in the process of purchasing the property from Houston Baptist […]

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June 3, 2016

Closure of Newcastle Drive for Sanitary and Storm Sewer Installations

Due to the weather, Bellaire is extending the closure of one or both lanes of Newcastle Drive between Bellaire Blvd and Town Oaks Place to June 13, 2016 in order to install sanitary and storm sewer connections. Traffic will be detoured to Avenue B and Mulberry Lane. Construction work may be performed on Saturdays. If […]

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