UPDATE: The city has delayed this event due to inclement weather and will make an announcement next week about when it will be rescheduled. Bellaire’s citizens’ Environmental Sustainability Board is teaming up with the Public Works Department today (May 1) for their annual drive-thru recycling dropoff from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in the parking lot of Condit Elementary School, 7000 S. … [Read more...] about UPDATE: Bellaire postpones recycling drive-thru today due to weather
Motorists should be prepared for backups on and along the West Loop/Southwest Freeway interchange area over the weekend. The Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) announced the following construction closings and detours, which were to take place at 9 p.m. Friday and continue through 5 a.m. Monday, weather permitting. IH-610 West Loop southbound main lanes between IH 69 … [Read more...] about Get ready for West Loop/SW Freeway tie-ups this weekend
The COVID pandemic hit the Nature Discovery Center in Bellaire hard over the last year, with fears of community spread forcing the cancellation of some of the nonprofit’s seasonal fundraising events and causing others to go “virtual.” So it’s no surprise that the center doubled down on its big annual gala this year, turning its 26th annual Twilight Gala Saturday into two … [Read more...] about Nature Center makes up for pandemic losses with double gala, honoring longtime steward
Grenita Lathan — who has served as interim superintendent of the Houston ISD for three years — is leaving to lead the Springfield, Mo. Public School District, she announced Monday (March 8). “It’s a bittersweet moment as I accept an opportunity to make a positive impact in the Springfield (Missouri) Public School District, while bidding farewell to one of the most remarkable … [Read more...] about ‘Interim’ for 3 years, HISD chief leaving for full superintendent title in Missouri
The city of Bellaire lifted the boil-water order Sunday (Feb. 21) that had been in effect since Tuesday, and issued steps residents and businesses should take before using their water again. The city indicated it had to turn off the water supply provided by Houston in order to pass state standards for safety, and provided evidence from the Texas Commission on Environmental … [Read more...] about Showers, everyone! Bellaire lifts its boil-water order. Here’s what to do now.