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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Stay weather aware: Winter Storm Warning has been issued, wintry mix expected Tuesday

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An update from US National Weather Service Houston-Galveston. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for portions of the area (including Houston). A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect for the far southern portions of the area. A Winter Storm Warnin...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Schools closed Tuesday, January 16 due to inclement weather

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Dickinson ISD: Dickinson ISD schools will be closed on Tuesday, January 16 for all students and employees due to inclement winter weather. The weather is expected to worsen throughout the day on Tuesday with colder temperatures and icy road conditions, wh...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

TxDOT Public Hearing on I-45 Expansion to be held at 5:30 p.m. February 6 at La Marque High School

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The Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is proposing to reconstruct and widen IH 45 from FM 1764 to north of the Galveston Causeway Bridge in Galveston County, Texas. This project is being executed by the State of Texas, not the City of La Marque. ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Call for entries: Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest

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WHO: All Texas students (public, private, and home-schooled) in grades K-6 are invited to participate.

WHAT:  22nd Annual Treasures of the Texas Coast Children’s Art Contest.  Artwork should be based on the theme “Trea...

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Posted on: January 10, 2018

La Marque “Let’s Paint The Town” Program Reinstated, City Accepting Applications

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“Let’s Paint the Town” is a home improvement and city beautification program sponsored proudly presented by City of La Marque’s Keep La Marque Beautiful Commission that provides exterior paint and discounted supplie...

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Posted on: January 5, 2018

La Marque Alumni Association Hosting 5th Annual MLK Day Parade January 15, 2018

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La Marque Alumni Association is hosting the fifth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Parade on Monday, January 15, 2018. Parade lineup begins at La Marque High School parking lot, 300 Vauthier Road, and ends at Bell Zion Baptist Church, 5917 Carver Avenue...

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

Return of Live Racing to Gulf Greyhound Park Generates Entertainment, Tourism, Jobs

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Since 1992, City of La Marque landmark Gulf Greyhound Park has been the world’s largest greyhound racing operation and, after a two-year hiatus, live racing will resume on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, with a series of 36 dates.

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Posted on: December 22, 2017

TxDOT lane closures and construction updates for IH-45

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The following closures are for January 2018 on IH-45.  These closures are provided by TxDOT and are subject to change and revision. City of La Marque will post updates as they become available. 

 

Northbound Main Lanes and Northbo...

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Posted on: December 18, 2017

Hurricane Harvey Road to Recovery with Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group

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Galveston County, Texas: In the weeks immediately following Hurricane Harvey, a group of local community leaders formed and organized the Galveston County Long Term Recovery Group (GCLTRG) to aid Harvey survivors through the long road to recovery...

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Posted on: December 13, 2017

Road Closure: IH-45 in Galveston County Northbound at TIKI DRIVE

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The details for the IH-45 closure just north of the Galveston Causeway are provided below. City of La Marque will share TxDOT updates as they become available.

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Northbound at TIKI DR in Tiki Island. 1 Alternate Lane(s). Closed conti...

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

Texas Independence Trail Ride Association Moving to Highland Bayou Park in La Marque

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La Marque, Texas, December 12, 2017 Beginning in 2019, Texas Independence Trail Ride Association plans to make Mac McGaffey Highland Bayou Park (HBP) the first stop on their seven-day journey to Houston’s Memorial Park as they partici...

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Posted on: December 7, 2017

A flu vaccination is the best way to protect yourself, your family and community from the flu

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It’s Not Too Late!

It’s that time of year again. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity is increasing. Now is a great time to get a flu vaccine if you have not gotten vaccinated yet. A flu vaccine can protect...

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Posted on: August 22, 2016

Maintaining Livable Neighborhoods

In the coming weeks, utility bills will be accompanied with an insert describing how you can help the City of La Marque maintain livable neighborhoods. To accomplish this, we need the partnership and participation of ALL residents and businesses.

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