The city of West University said Thursday (June 18) that an employee at the Colonial Park Pool has tested positive for COVID-19 after exposure to the virus at a gathering outside of work on June 13. The pool remains open. That employee — and other pool staff with “prolonged exposure to the individual” — are under quarantine. The city isn’t releasing names or positions … [Read more...] about Colonial Park Pool stays open as staff member tests positive for COVID-19
West U Public Safety
West University Police Chief Ken Walker took to the city’s website Friday to blast Harris County’s judiciary and the news media over the issue of the release of repeat offenders and to ask residents to speak out by contacting county officials and journalists. He said “the failure of the criminal justice system in Harris County…to perform their duty” regarding repeat … [Read more...] about West U police chief blasts judiciary, media over criminal releases
The Walgreens at 5280 Buffalo Speedway, just outside West University Place, was forced to shut down temporarily Tuesday (April 7) for disinfecting after an employee tested positive for the coronavirus. The company listed the closing on the store’s webpage. ABC-13 reported that the worker had last been on the job on Sunday, and that workers who may have been exposed are … [Read more...] about Walgreens closes for cleaning after worker tests positive for virus
West University and Bellaire officials say they’ve taken precautions to keep water safe in those cities after a water main break along the East Loop that has caused Houston officials to call for boiling water in that city and for Houston ISD to cancel classes Friday. The accidental break of the 96-inch water main caused flooding that stranded motorists and shut down that … [Read more...] about Water line break causes HISD to close Friday, Houston call to boil drinking water; West U, Bellaire safe
Veering outside West U city limits: We all want children to be safe. And I don’t believe there should be any mercy for those who exceed the speed limit in legally adopted school zones. But over the course of the last half-dozen years or so, many West University Place residents have contacted me and questioned the legality of the St. Mark’s Episcopal School zone on Bellaire … [Read more...] about Is the Southside Place school zone legal?