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September 4, 2015

Reminder: Labor Day is a holiday for Bellaire city workers

Bellaire city offices will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday, and there will be no trash collection. Everything will get back to normal Tuesday, with solid waste pickup returning to its regular schedule. 

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September 4, 2015

Bellaire residents scare off would-be burglar, robbers in daytime incidents

Bellaire residents successfully thwarted two crime attempts within blocks of each other midday Thursday – but police say the incidents aren’t related. The first was an attempted home burglary shortly after noon in the 5300 block of Pine Street. The second was an attempted armed robbery about an hour later in the 5300 block of […]

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September 2, 2015

Bellaire police warn caution following armed robbery after bank withdrawal

In the wake of an armed robbery outside a home on Tuesday, Bellaire police are issuing a warning to residents to be careful of being followed from their banks — and advice on what to do if they do think someone is after them. A resident who withdrew cash from the Bank of America at 5133 […]

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September 1, 2015

Residents’ committee asks Bellaire council to approve alternate municipal facilities plan

By Sarah Tucker Bellaire City Council held a special workshop to hear the findings of the Ad Hoc Municipal Facilities Committee on Monday. The committee advocated 6-1 for Site Option Alt A, which would separate the public safety buildings – such as the police station and courthouse – from the civic buildings. The alternative plan would […]

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August 24, 2015

Aspen Resident Collecting Signatures on PD Relocation

Bellaire resident Lydia Caldwell is collecting signatures on a letter protesting plans to move the Bellaire Police Department to the south side of Jessamine St., as part of a site plan for the city’s new City Hall, Police Station and Municipal Court. In a letter posted on the neighborhood news website, www.nextdoorbellaire.com, Caldwell said the […]

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August 21, 2015

Project Brays Update on Wednesday

Bellaire residents concerned about flooding may want to attend a meeting of the Bellaire Building and Standards Commission on Wednesday, August 26. Gary Zika, Project Brays Program Manager, will attend the meeting to provide an update on Project Brays and the recent Memorial Day flooding. The meeting starts at 7 p.m. and the public is […]

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August 19, 2015

Condit Snow Cone Social is Thursday

Condit Elementary will hold its annual Snow Cone Social Thursday, August 20, 2015, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.. The social is an opportunity for parents and students to meet their teachers, purchase school supplies and have a tasty treat. Lists of teacher assignments will be posted, and there will be the chance to pick […]

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August 17, 2015

Bellaire Crime Report

Bellaire Police last week arrested three suspects for drug possession, two drivers for driving while intoxicated, and investigated one burglary of a motor vehicle. The police also arrested three people who were operating motor vehicles in the city without valid drivers’ licenses. On August 7, a Bellaire officer responded to a noise complaint about a […]

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August 17, 2015

Ride Free on METRO’s New Network

As part of METRO’s roll- out of its new transit  network, all rides on METRO buses and trains will be free of charge through Saturday, August 22. METRO President Thomas Lambert states that the changes could impact users in the Bellaire area. The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County spent more than a year redesigning […]

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August 14, 2015

Riquelmy Running for Bellaire Mayor

Robert Riquelmy, a perennial candidate for Mayor of Bellaire, on Friday filed as a candidate for Mayor in the Nov. 3, 2015 mayoral election. The other candidate in the contest for Mayor is Bellaire City Councilman Andrew Friedberg, who resigned his position on the council to run for mayor. Riquelmy, 74, a carpenter and longtime […]

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