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ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES IN WASHINGTON CO. AFFECTED BY COVID-19

Small businesses in Brenham and Washington County who have been hurt by the economic hardship of the COVID-19 crisis have several options for grant money. As of last Friday, the…

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM OUT OF MONEY

As expected, the federal Paycheck Protection Program has run out of money. The Small Business Administration announced this (Thursday) morning that no further applications for the Paycheck Protection Program would…

2020 “HOT NIGHTS, COOL TUNES” BANDS ANNOUNCED

While Main Street Brenham’s “Cool Nights, Hot Tunes” concert originally scheduled for this Saturday night has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis…The City of Brenham is happy to announce…

BRENHAM ISD MEALS RESTARTING APRIL 22ND

Students in the Brenham Independent School District will begin receiving meals again next week, but in a different manner. Brenham School Superintendent Dr. Walter Jackson says the District plans to…

MAIN STREET BRENHAM TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO DOWNTOWN BUSINESSES

Main Street Brenham is providing assistance to retailers in the downtown area who are being hurt by the Covid-19 outbreak. Monday afternoon the Board for Main Street Brenham voted to…

THE SPECTATOR: CALM DOWN AND STOP THE CRAZINESS

Okay Brenham and Washington County….I know you are better than this.  I know the people of this community are kinder and more compassionate than the mean spirited comments posted on…

THE SPECTATOR: SUPPORTING OUR LOCAL RESTAURANTS

The current health crisis is harming most local businesses.  One group in particular is suffering greatly, and needs our support.  Local restaurants have been forced to close their dining rooms…

FORMER BANK OF BRENHAM PRESIDENT ENCOURAGING BRENHAM, WASHINGTON CO. GOVERNMENTS TO HELP CITIZENS

A retired Brenham businessman is asking both Washington County and The City of Brenham to assist their citizens during the COVID-19 crisis. Lee Gaskamp, past president of The Bank of…

VOTING BEGINS FOR SPRING EGG ART WALK

The sidewalks in Downtown Brenham have been decorated with giant eggs as the annual “Spring Egg Art Walk” has begun. With help from artists in the community, Main Street Brenham…

UPCOMING EVENTS AT THE BARNHILL CENTER CANCELLED

Brenham City Manager James Fisher has made the decision to cancel all events scheduled at The Barnhill Center for the next eight weeks. In accordance with the CDC recommendation that…