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Art Colony Association awards $28,000 in donations.

The Art Colony Association, Inc. (ACA), awarded $28,000 in donations to the seven beneficiaries from Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park, which was held March 23-25, 2018. “It is amazing to see the support from our patrons and sponsors grow every year to help us...

The City of Bellaire announces new Fire Chief, Deacon Tittel.

The City of Bellaire is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Deacon Tittel as the new Fire Chief of the Bellaire Fire Department. This announcement follows an extensive search conducted by the City of Bellaire. The search and evaluation process included...

Bellaire has been deemed the richest town in Texas.

Bellaire has been deemed the wealthiest town in Texas according to 24/7 Wall St, a Financial news company. 24/7 Wall St.  “reviewed the median annual household income in every American town with a population between 1,000 and 25,000 to identify the wealthiest...

An Update on the Rebuild of Bellaire High School.

The following is an update on the Bond Project from Principal McDonough: “The Bond Project will begin starting next week as our construction project begins.  The primary goals for this summer are to install the water retention system under the football field and...

Bellaire City offices will be closed on Memorial Day Holiday.

In recognition of the Memorial Day holiday, all City Offices will be closed and there will be no regular solid waste or limbs and brush service on Monday, May 28, 2018. The normal regular solid waste schedule will resume the following week. Service for solid waste and...
BHS Orchestra Quartet joins the touring Beatles vs. Stones Show!

BHS Orchestra Quartet joins the touring Beatles vs. Stones Show!

When the touring show Beatles vs. Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Hobby Center on May 20, the Houston Bellaire High School String Quartet will have the privilege of joining the professional musicians on stage to add some orchestral texture to the evening. The...

Registration is now open for the 2018 Bellaire Citizens Academy.

Bellaire Citizens Academy (BCA) is an eight-week program providing an in-depth look at how the City functions.  BCA participants will have the opportunity to observe, ask questions, see equipment and facilities, and meet the city staff responsible for all city...

A woman was attacked inside her Afton Oaks home.

Two men attacked and raped a mother of four inside her home in Afton Oaks. The attack happened May 8 in the upscale neighborhood that is just east of the Galleria. KHOU reports that “the woman’s husband came home, after picking up the couple’s...

There was a fuel spill at the Veritas Christian Academy on Sunday.

There was a fuel spill Sunday in the parking lot of Veritas Christian Academy. According to Bellaire Police the incident is being handled by HPD/HFD. From BPD: “It is now safe to return home after a fuel spill in the Veritas parking lot involving a vehicle used...

Three men rob the Walmart at S. Rice Ave. and Westpark.

Three men robbed the Walmart on S. Rice Ave. Friday morning. Click2Houston.com reports that “Houston police said three men wearing masks and hoodies robbed some registers inside the store. The trio then fled the scene in a getaway car, police said.”...

Is Bellaire too wealthy to receive disaster funds?

The City of Bellaire has been applying for all grant funding programs available since Hurricane Harvey, when almost 30% of Bellaire homes flooded. However, Mayor Friedberg points out in his latest blog post that “historically we’ve not had much success with...

The City of Bellaire addresses substandard and abandoned homes.

From the City of Bellaire: Substandard and abandoned homes in Bellaire have been a topic of concern. The City of Bellaire is continually working to identify homes and follow established protocols as outlined in Bellaire Code of Ordinances 76-033, Chapter 22, Section...