By Charlotte Aguilar Bellaire’s municipal election season begins today (Monday, July 22) with the opening of filing for mayor and three City Council seats — and already it appears at least two races could be contested. Former City Councilmember Roman Reed tells Essentials he is considering a run for mayor against incumbent Andrew Friedberg, who confirms he is seeking … [Read more...] about As Bellaire election filing begins, contests shaping up for mayor, open council seat
By Andrew Friedberg/Mayor’s Blog Our major capital improvements are accomplished through successive bond programs over many years, addressing our infrastructure needs systematically in order of greatest urgency. Even as we were developing our current Bonds for Better Bellaire 2016, we were already targeting 2019 for the next round. Maintaining the same pace of work as its … [Read more...] about Bellaire mayor pitches bond election: Can we afford new projects? Can we afford not to create them?
By Charlotte Aguilar Forget FEMA and the Red Cross. Bellaire’s own special brand of hurricane relief has blown into town with an crooked smile, down-home charm and heart — and a gift for selfies. Actor-musician Dennis Quaid appeared Friday night at a meet-and-greet at the home of Mayor Andrew Friedberg and his wife, Jennifer, to catch up with old friends, hear tales of … [Read more...] about Back home, Dennis Quaid recalls Bellaire childhood: ‘an all-American upbringing’