Government

No learning curve for Bellaire’s new fire chief: Deacon Tittel takes command next month

access_timeJune 8, 2018

Bellaire’s next fire chief is a familiar figure — 18-year department veteran, Commander Deacon Tittel. The announcement came Friday (June 8) that he will assume

Familiar face will be missing from new City Hall: ‘Tillie’ to retire

access_timeMay 23, 2018

By Charlotte Aguilar Tillie Wiedemann, the face of City Hall, is retiring June 30 after nearly 21 years of patiently answering the main city phone

Bellaire will honor Harvey Heroes, learn State of the City tonight

access_timeFebruary 5, 2018

Bellaire will use the occasion of the annual State of the City report to say thank-you tonight (Monday, Feb. 5) to city workers who served

Bellaire flood task force to hold public hearing tonight on draft plan

access_timeJanuary 29, 2018

Three months of intense work on finding solutions to Bellaire’s growing flooding problems has resulted in a draft plan that will be presented at a

When circumstance makes pomp tough, Bellaire still delivers first-rate inauguration

access_timeJanuary 10, 2018

By Charlotte Aguilar With the Civic Center auditorium converted to the police department, Bellaire had to make do Monday night in the cramped Council Chambers

An inauguration, the Bellaire way: Mayor, council to be installed tonight

access_timeJanuary 8, 2018

By Charlotte Aguilar Bellaire knows how to throw a proper inauguration for the mayor and three councilmembers it elects every two years — and the

Bellaire mayor reflects: Looking back on 2017, looking forward as we rebuild

access_timeDecember 29, 2017

By Mayor Andrew Friedberg Looking back on 2017 in Bellaire, it’s impossible to define the year by anything other than Hurricane Harvey. For many of

Final results: New faces at Bellaire council table, HISD board — but incumbents prevail otherwise

access_timeNovember 8, 2017

By Charlotte Aguilar The power of incumbency was evident in races for Bellaire municipal and education leadership posts Tuesday, with the only “new blood,” so

Bellaire election results: Friedberg, Verma, Pappas, Fife, charter changes appear victorious

access_timeNovember 7, 2017

By Charlotte Aguilar With all but one of Bellaire’s five precincts reporting, incumbents appear headed for re-election in Bellaire, a dedicated city volunteer looks to

Early/absentee votes show incumbents, charter amendments leading in Bellaire

access_timeNovember 7, 2017

By Charlotte Aguilar The polls closed at 7 p.m., and with early and absentee votes tallied immediately, it appears Mayor Andrew Friedberg is on his

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