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April 25, 2014


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Timeshare possible for historic downtown building

Progress report: Crews have stripped off the back wall and this week removed the fire escape at the historic Medical Arts Building, 302 21st St. in the island’s downtown. Meanwhile, developer Andy Vickery is considering a slight change of plans for the property he bought in 2012. 

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Thursday 04/24/2014
Park board hires firm to conduct oil damage assessment
Posted: April 24, 2014

GALVESTON — The Galveston Island Park Board will pay a private engineering firm to help determine how much damage was caused to Galveston’s natural resources as a result of the March 22 oil spill.

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Galveston Bay has reopened to oystering
Posted: April 24, 2014

GALVESTON — State health officials have reopened Galveston Bay for shellfish harvesting more than a month after it was closed because of a harmful algae.

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Wednesday 04/23/2014
Business in brief for April 24, 2014
Posted: April 23, 2014


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Tuesday 04/22/2014
Does Mall of the Mainland have a buyer?
Updated: April 22, 2014 - 5:23 pm

All parties involved are mum, but that hasn’t stifled rumors that the Mall of the Mainland building is under contract to a company that wants to use the property for light industrial manufacturing purposes.

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Thursday 04/17/2014
New biz on the block
Posted: April 17, 2014

America’s Icehouse set to open along Texas City’s renovated 6th Street.

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A date with Buc-ee’s? Megastore shooting for May opening
Posted: April 17, 2014

Potty time: The 60,000-square-foot Buc-ee’s in Texas City is about a month from opening, Arch “Beaver” Aplin told T.J. Aulds, the The Daily News’ mainland editor.

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Tuesday 04/15/2014
More homes planned for Tuscan Lakes
Posted: April 15, 2014

Need more proof the housing market is on the mend? Builders are planning to soon begin construction of 400 houses in Tuscan Lakes, state Highway 96 and FM 270 in League City.

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Two to retire from Mitchell Historic Properties
Posted: April 15, 2014

Bill Ross and Ernie Connor have announced their intention to retire from Mitchell Historic Properties, the company formed by the late Galveston entrepreneur, George P. Mitchell, which holds and manages Pier 21 and the historic structures Mitchell and his late wife, Cynthia, acquired and restored during their lifetimes.

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