Just as the mouth of the San Bernard River has undergone a major project to opened back up through dredging, the drought of the last several months has threatened to already refill it in with silt. Brazoria County is seeking to revise their dredging permits to allow them to dredge for maintenance purposes.
Multiple leaks and failures in the town’s plumbing infrastructure caused a complete shut-down of the city’s water and a subsequent boil notice that will continue until standard testing can be done to make sure it is safe to drink.
The Freeport Economic Development Corporation voted on Monday to give the company currently maintaining their website a larger contract to upgrade their page in an effort to provide an updated face to the public.
City Manager Tim Kelty released a statement saying that there was an issue with about 16 percent of the city’s water bills for the past two months.
Kara Hernandez, an 18-year-old from Manvel, has received a scholarship from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for $20,000 based on her achievements with the 4-H program and her academic prowess.
The Sienna Villas apartment complex received a ribbon-cutting event as members of the General Land Office, the company behind the property and city officials gathered to celebrate what they see as a significant improvement in the availability of housing in Freeport.