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December 16, 2014

Council Awards Contract for Evelyn’s Park

The Bellaire City Council on Monday selected the Linbeck Group, LCC to construct the first phase of the long-awaited Evelyn’s Park, with a March 7, 2015 groundbreaking at the new 5-acre recreational area and green space. The council unanimously approved an ordinance entering into a contract with the construction company, which will be paid $5,000 […]

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December 16, 2014

Bellaire Holiday Trash Schedule

Due to the Christmas holidays, there will be no Curbside Recycling or Solid Waste Collection on Christmas Eve, which is Wednesday, December 24 or on Christmas Day, which is Thursday, December 25. Bellaire City offices also will be closed on those days. Curbside Recycling collection will resume on New Year’s Eve, which is December 31. […]

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December 15, 2014

Bellaire Police Report

On Monday December 7, a Bellaire Police Officer was patrolling in the 5300 block of Bellaire Blvd. when he stopped a vehicle for an expired buyer’s tag. The officer conducted a computer inquiry and discovered that the driver’s license was suspended, and that the driver did not have any vehicle insurance. The driver was charged […]

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December 13, 2014

Bellaire Unveils New Web Site

With the New Year the City of Bellaire will be launching a new look for the City website. The city’s goal is to organize the website so that users may find information more easily. The new design also is aimed at giving residents more opportunity to provide feedback on city projects, and other important issues […]

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December 13, 2014

Bellaire Council to Meet on Parks, City Buildings

The Bellaire City Council will meet Monday at 7 p.m. to consider a contract to start the long-awaited construction at Evelyn’s Park. The council will consider awarding a contract to Linbeck Group, LLC, for “pre-construction and construction services” for Phase One of Evelyn’s Park, in an amount not to exceed $10,000. The council also is […]

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December 4, 2014

Bellaire Enjoys Holiday in the Park

Hundreds of Bellaire families enjoyed a snowy playground, snow slide rides and the arrival of Santa Claus by firetruck, as the city hosted the annual Holiday in the Park festivities. There were food trucks and vendors, offering everything from funnel cakes and hot cocoa to hot Dr. Pepper and grilled corn-on-the-cob. Choirs from several Bellaire […]

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December 4, 2014

Bellaire Seeks Parks Boards Applicants

The Bellaire City Council will accept applications for appointment to two openings on parks advisory boards until December 31. There is an opening on the Bellaire Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, which will begin upon appointment by the City Council and will end on June 30, 2016. There also is an opening on the Evelyn’s […]

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December 3, 2014

Baseball History at Historic Society

Baseball got to the South earlier than most people realize. The first games in the Houston area were played before the Civil War, according to author and historian Mike Vance. Vance is Executive Director of Houston Arts and Media and author of the newly released “Houston Baseball: The Early Years 1861-1961. At the Bellaire Historical […]

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December 2, 2014

Suspect Dies in Starbucks Crash in Bellaire

A high-speed fatal police chase that ended with a suspected thief crashing into the Starbucks coffee shop at Bissonnet and S. Rice temporarily closed that intersection, according to city of Bellaire officials. The suspect died at the scene, and at least one other person was injured. There were eight customers and two employees inside the […]

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