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09/23/2019

TXDOT Announces Interstate 2 Eastbound Lanes Closures

TXDOT announces the closure of eastbound lanes of I-2 from McColl Road to Stewart Road from 8:00 p.m. to 6 a.m from Sunday September 22 to Thursday September 26. PHARR – The Texas Department of Transportation announces the tentative closure of eastbound lanes of I-2 from 400 feet west of FM 2061 (McColl Road) to READ MORE.
Hidalgo County: Commissioners Court held a ...09/21/2019

Hidalgo County: Commissioners Court held a …

Commissioners Court held a moment of silence for victims & survivors of the Alton Bus Crash. Today is the 30th anniversary of one of the deadliest school bus crashes in US history. We remember those lost & surviving children (now adults) who still bear scars of that horrific day. Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
09/21/2019

PSJA students join global climate event

Chanting “climate change now, don’t let us down,” students of various ages marched toward city hall holding signs pertaining to climate change issues as part of a global effort on the issue. Students from across the Pharr-San Juan-Alamo school district took part in the Global Climate event, promoting sustainability and environmental awareness in a worldwide READ MORE.
PSJA ISD: Tonight we honored families ...09/21/2019

PSJA ISD: Tonight we honored families …

Tonight we honored families with children battling cancer as part of our “Go Gold” presentation in honor of National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month! The presentation was held during the @TheWolverineYbk football game in partnership with the Faith Family & Friends Foundation. Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.
09/20/2019

Pharr increases property tax rate

Pharr City Commissioners on Thursday voted to raise property taxes by about 11% in order to pay for infrastructure upgrades across the city, specifically for drainage improvements. Pharr City Manager Alex Meade said the average home in Pharr costs roughly $88,000, which would cost that median homeowner about $48 more annually. “If we don’t raise READ MORE.
09/20/2019

PSJA ISD Lowers Tax Rate for Third Consecutive Year

PHARR – The Pharr-San Juan-Alamo Independent School District Board of Trustees took action recently to lower the tri-city school district’s tax rate for the third consecutive year. During a regularly called school board meeting held August 26, 2019, the Board adopted the district’s budget and approved a tax rate of 1.2725, a reduction of almost READ MORE.
Hidalgo County: Juan Manuel Alvarado was ...09/20/2019

Hidalgo County: Juan Manuel Alvarado was …

Juan Manuel Alvarado was honored for his 27 years of service of outstanding work and dedication to the citizens of Hidalgo County. He began his career in the Auditor’s Office and leaves as Division Manager for Purchasing. We wish Alvarado a long, healthy and happy retirement! Read the article on twitter.com READ MORE.

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