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Texas Pollinator BioBlitz Shines Light on Bugs and Butterflies During Annual Migration

Bees, butterflies and bugs are some of the important pollinators that help generate spectacular wildflower displays, produce delicious crops and sustain native plants. They can’t do their part without the plants and the Texas Pollinator BioBlitz is helping bring attention to the critical habitat needs of pollinators across the state ...

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City of Huntsville Hosts Annual Service Recognition Reception

On Tuesday evening, the City hosted the Annual Service Recognition Reception for City board, commission, and committee members. Mayor Andy Brauninger recognized the following list of volunteers for completing service since last November. Mayor Brauninger also made special mention of Councilmember Don Johnson and Councilmember Lydia Montgomery for their six ...

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Huntsville Town Creek Drainage Project Work Continues

Additional Road Closures Scheduled The City of Huntsville’s Town Creek Drainage Project is progressing and Phase II is set to begin. Work in the affected areas is likely to produce delays and detours. Right now, this is occurring on 7th Street between Old Madisonville Road and Avenue M. On or ...

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Haunted Hayride Actors Needed

Always wanted to be a zombie? A witch? A mummy? Join the City of Huntsville’s Parks and Leisure Department for an open call for actors for this year’s Haunted Hayride. The meeting will be Friday, October 7, at 6:00 p.m., at the City of Huntsville Service Center (Highway 75 North, ...

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What’s That in the Trees?

Calls are starting to float around the region regarding Walnut Caterpillars. These guys can defoliate a tree in fairly short order. In the case of Walnut Caterpillars early identification and control is the best option to prevent significant defoliation. The upside is that trees or branches which are defoliated will ...

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7th Street Rehab Project Continues

As part of ongoing efforts to improve City infrastructure, the 7th Street Rehabilitation Project is fully underway. The project will be completed in three phases. Phase 1 began August 15 and is expected to be complete mid-November. It includes: – Reconstruction of pavement, curbs and gutters between Old Madisonville Road ...

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Volunteers Needed for Haunted Hayride

The City of Huntsville will be hosting the 3rd Annual Haunted Hayride the evening of Saturday, October 22, at Kate Barr Ross Park. We are looking for volunteers who would like to be part of this spooktacular event. If you are interested in letting out your inner zombie and acting ...

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Skeletal Remains Found in Huntsville

On Monday, 09/19/16, officers with the Huntsville Police Department responded to a report of a suspicious incident near the intersection of FM 247 at Grivich Drive. Upon investigation the officers located the skeletal remains of an as yet unidentified person. Detectives were called to the scene and, with the assistance ...

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Confusion Over Water Sampling Notices in Huntsville

City of Huntsville says no notices were issued. Local residents may have received a notice on their door about samples for water testing services. This is from a private company which sells water filtering equipment and services.Residents should be aware that this promotion is in no way connected to or ...

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DPS Encourages Vigilance on 15th Anniversary of 9/11 

Texans Urged to Report Suspicious Activity via iWATCH AUSTIN – The Texas Department of Public Safety is calling on Texans to remain vigilant regarding potential crime and terrorist activity as the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks approaches. The public should always be aware of their surroundings and are urged to ...

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