Local News for Friendswood, Texas


Friendswood Library Reopening in Phases

Doors of the Friendswood Library will reopen to patrons on Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m. with some special rules in place. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this Phase 1, patrons will have a one-hour limit in the Library and you are asked to practice social distancing while READ MORE.

Friendswood Street Repairs Continue at Fast Pace

Funds collected last year through the voter-approved sales tax for street repairs continue to become completed projects this year.  Streets already repaired this year and paid for by the sales tax for street repairs include: San Joaquin Parkway, San Miguel Drive, Vaquero Street, Greenbriar Drive, East and West Castle Harbour Drive, Penn Drive, Quaker Drive, Falcon READ MORE.


By Michelle Thompson Gardeners are like artists that use plants as their medium and the landscape as their canvas.  Spring provides a new chance to change up the canvas.  Inspiration abounds in on-line gardening sites, gardening magazines, seed catalogs or a trip to the plant nursery. Changing out just a … Read the rest of READ MORE.

Memorial Day Ceremony Video

As a substitute for the annual in-person Memorial Day Ceremony held next to City Hall, this year the City of Friendswood has produced a video honoring those who served and have passed on, and their families. The 19-minute program will premiere at 10 a.m. on Memorial Day (Monday, May 25) and will be available for READ MORE.

Become a Friendswood Volunteer

Volunteer applications are being accepted for City Commissions, Boards and Committees including: Community and Economic Development Committee, 4th of July Steering Committee, Investment Committee, Keep Friendswood Beautiful, Library Board, Planning and Zoning Commission, Senior Citizens Advisory Committee, and Zoning Board of Adjustment. Members advise the City Council, City Manager and City Staff. The most important qualifications in a volunteer are the willingness READ MORE.