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DOWNTOWN BRENHAM COULD LOSE HISTORIC BUILDING

Downtown Brenham is in danger of losing an historic building to demolition. Sitting at the east end of Commerce Street, the old St. Anthony Laundry Building was built around 1880. …

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GROUND WATER SUMMIT AT CALDWELL CIVIC CENTER

The Caldwell Civic Center will be the site for a Ground Water Summit for residents of Burleson and Milam counties this week. Sponsored by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas…

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BRENHAM SUDDENLINK OFFICE “TEMPORARILY” CLOSED

It didn’t take long for Suddenlink Communications to close their local Brenham office after getting approval from the Brenham City Council. During Thursday afternoon’s City Council meeting, Thomas Way, Director…

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BELLVILLE ISD TO KEEP SAME TAX RATE

The Board for the Bellville Independent School District has announced that its tax rate will remain the same this year. While nothing will be official until after a public hearing…

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GIDDINGS CAPITAL ONE BANK CLOSING IN FALL

The branch for Capital One Bank in Giddings will be closing this fall. Capital One Bank has announced that its branch at 708 East Austin Street in Giddings will close…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAVE LIGHT AGENDA TUESDAY

The Washington County Commissioner have a relatively routine and light agenda for their meeting next week. On Tuesday, August 9th at 9 a.m. the Washington County Commissioners will meet to…

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CITY APPROVES PURCHASE OF FURNITURE FOR REMODELED LIBRARY

Brenham’s newly remodeled and expanded library is getting two hundred thousand dollars in new furnishings and fixtures thanks to today’s (Thursday’s) action of the Brenham City Council. During Thursday afternoon’s…

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CITY COUNCIL APPROVES PROPOSED TAX RATE INCREASE

The first step toward higher taxes for Brenham property owners was taken by the Brenham City Council during their meeting this (Thursday) afternoon. Staff members proposed that the council adopt…

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COUNCIL PLANS TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF OBLIGATION

After using a million and a quarter dollars of street reconstruction money for other projects, the Brenham City Council intends to repay that money by issuing certificates of obligation. During…

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CITY APPROVES PURCHASE OF ADDITIONAL SKATE RAMPS

Brenham’s Skate Park will be getting some new equipment thanks to the Brenham Community Development Corporation and Texas Parks and Wildlife. During Thursday afternoon’s meeting, the Brenham City Council approved…

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