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Posted on: June 20, 2018

“Little Jacob” Identified as Jayden Alexander Lopez

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“Little Jacob” Identified as Jayden Alexander Lopez

On Friday, October 20th, 2017 the Galveston Police Department recovered the body of a male child on the beach near the 700 block of Seawall Blvd. When found, the child was in the water...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Galveston Hires New Assistant Director of Development Services to Oversee Building Services

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Galveston Hires New Assistant Director of Development Services to Oversee Building Services 

(GALVESTON, TX) June 12, 2018– Todd Sukup, the City's newest employee and Assistant Director of Development Services, is a reflection o...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

TxDOT Makes repairs to I-45 service road from Harborside to 59th Street

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(GALVESTON, TX) June 13, 2018– TxDOT will be making needed repairs to the northbound and southbound frontage road from Harborside to 59th St in Galveston beginning Thursday, June 14th through Saturday, June 30th. During this time, one a...

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Posted on: June 5, 2018

Gulf Coast Water Authority Urges Water Conservation

Gulf Coast Water Authority Urges Water Conservation

 

The Gulf Coast Water Authority (GCWA) is urging commercial and residential water consumers to conserve water during these dry summer months. Water users are encouraged to water lawns no more tha...

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Posted on: May 24, 2018

Summer Hours For The Lasker Park Pool & the Galveston Trolley

If you're looking for a place to cool off this summer, bring the family to the Lasker Park Community Pool for some fun in the sun. Beginning June 5th, summer hours will be in effect! The pool and splash pad will be open Sunday's from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m, clo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2018

City Begins Countdown to a New Galvestontx.gov

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City Begins Countdown to a New Galvestontx.gov 

As CivicPlus launches an overhaul of galvestontx.gov, the City is looking for citizen input to improve the user experience. 

(GALVESTON, TX) May 15, 2018– Over the next eig...

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Posted on: May 3, 2018

City Launches Online Landmark Story Map in Honor of Preservation Month

(GALVESTON, TX) May 2, 2018 – With over 179 years of history as a center of commerce, culture, and finance, some might find the landmarks designated as historical across the City fascinating. History buffs, school classes, visitors and the like ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Galveston Police to Begin Wearing All Navy Uniform May 1st

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Very soon, Galveston residents and visitors will notice a significant change in the appearance of their Island’s police department. Starting May 1st, the Galveston Police Department will be changing its daily operational uniform from the familia...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Galveston Trolley Rolls Out 2018 Spring & Summer Hours

Galveston Trolley Rolls Out 2018 Spring & Summer Hours 

Galveston, TX (February 28, 2018) – As we welcome spring on Galveston island, the hours of operation for the Galveston Rubber Wheel Trolleys (“Galveston Trolleys&r...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Electronic Plan Review Coming to Galveston’s Development Services Department This Summer

ELECTRONIC PLAN REVIEW

(GALVESTON, TX) February 23, 2018 – Beginning the week of February 26th, the Department of Development Services will be taking its first step toward offering electronic plan review to those doing business with the City...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

City Installs Midblock Crosswalks on Seawall Blvd To Increase Pedestrian Safety in High Density Area

(GALVESTON, TX) July 14, 2017 – With over 6.5 million visitors to the island in 2016, the number of pedestrians on the Seawall has increased exponentially in recent years.  In an effort to ensure that they have ample places to cross the...

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Posted on: June 16, 2017

City of Galveston Joins Nextdoor, The Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

The City of Galveston announced today that it will use Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to foster neighbor-to-neighbor and citywide communication.

Galveston residents have been utilizing Nextdoor to create private ...

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