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  1. On the Border, By the Sea

    Administration of Oaths of Office for Re-Elected & Newly-Elected City Commissioners

    The City of Brownsville announces it will conduct the Administration of Oaths of Office for Re-Elected and Newly-Elected City Commissioners. Read on...
  2. Playful City logo

    Brownsville Recognized as a 2017 Playful City USA

    Brownsville is being honored with a 2017 Playful City USA designation for the fifth time. Celebrating its 11th anniversary, the national recognition program honors cities and towns across the country for making their communities more playable. Read on...
  3. BPD Logo

    Brownsville Police Department Honor Guard takes part in 2017 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service

    The Brownsville Police Department Honor Guard traveled to the State Capitol in Austin, Texas to participate in the 2017 Texas Peace Officers Memorial Service and Candlelight Vigil, held on April 30 to May 1, 2017. Read on...
  4. Brownsville Fire Department

    Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award presented to Port of Brownsville Police Officer

    On Wednesday, May 3, 2017, Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo presented the first-ever Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award to Port of Brownsville Police Officer Jose Luis Ramirez. Read on...
  5. Fire Chief Life Saving Award

    Brownsville Fire Chief to present Life Saving Award

    Brownsville Fire Chief Carlos Elizondo will present the Fire Chief’s Life Saving Award to Port of Brownsville Police Officer Jose Luis Ramirez, in recognition of his outstanding performance and exceptional lifesaving emergency care. Read on...
  6. CycloBia Cinco de Mayo

    CycloBia: Cinco de Mayo Press Conference

    Join us for the first CycloBia of the year on Cinco de Mayo, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2017! Read on...
  7. Brownsville Metro Logo

    Brownsville Metro Announces New Route Improvements to Sunrise Mall

    Brownsville Metro announces alignment improvements along Route 2 and Route 13 traveling to Sunrise Mall in Brownsville, as part of a newly formed Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Brownsville and Sunrise Mall. Read on...
  8. On the Border, By the Sea

    Public Health & Wellness Department Awarded Grant to Enhance Vector Control Efforts

    The City of Brownsville Public Health & Wellness Department was awarded $15,311 in U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to enhance its vector control efforts. Read on...
  9. On the Border, By the Sea

    City of Brownsville Administrative Offices Closed on Cesar Chavez Day

    All City of Brownsville administrative offices will be closed on Friday, March 31, 2017, in observance of Cesar Chavez Day. Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1. Read on...
  10. Meet Me at the Park

    Nominate Brownsville to win $20K during “Meet Me at the Park”

    Beginning Saturday, April 1, 2017, Brownsville residents are encouraged to celebrate Earth Month by nominating the City of Brownsville for a chance to win $20,000 in grant funding to make improvements at a local park. Read on...
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