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  • Jan 11 2017
    Many cat owners feel guilty about keeping their cats indoors, believing they are denying their cats natural instincts to hunt, or keeping them from getting exercise and fresh air. However, the reality is, your cat will be safer, healthier, and likely live longer being kept indoors than going outside. Each week, the staff and volunteers at Friendswood Animal Control receive calls and visits from residents whose cats have disappeared. Often, the story is the same. They hear things like, bu... details
  • Jan 4 2017
    Start your New Year with a 2017 Keep Friendswood Beautiful Calendar, created with photos from the KFB Photo Contest. It includes city landscapes, parks, animals, historical buildings, and other beautiful places in Friendswood. The $5 calendars are for sale at the Parks and Recreation office in City Hall. ... details
  • Dec 29 2016
    Attention Friendswood Dads! Registration begins January 3 for the usually-sold-out Daddy Daughter Dance. With your little princess you will walk the red carpet, enjoy a great meal from Perry and Sons Market Grille, and Whataburger, and conclude the memory-making evening with dancing. The Daddy Daughter Dance is Saturday, February 11 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Friendswood High School Cafeteria, 702 Greenbriar Drive. Registration for Friendswood residents is $20 per person. Beginning Januar... details
  • Dec 23 2016
    More than 1,000 votes were cast in the 5th Annual Deck the House Holiday Lighting Contest, and the winner is...711 Pin Oak Drive. Friendswood Fine Arts and the City of Friendswood congratulate the winner and thank everyone who participated, and special thanks to the sponsors: Brasserie 1895, Magnuson Ace Hardware, Mulch X-press, and Mystic Nails. ... details
  • Dec 22 2016
    Beginning with the new year, the Friendswood Municipal Court will be undergoing maintenance. All evening proceedings will temporarily be located in the Council Chambers on the first floor of City Hall, 910 South Friendswood Drive, Friendswood. Until further notice, all Wednesday evening Court activities will be in the new location, not the Public Safety Building on Whitaker Drive. This location change affects people involved in all aspects of hearings and trials, including jurors an... details
  • Dec 9 2016
    Beginning Monday (December 12), Waste Connections of Texas will have an additional garbage truck to service routes in Friendswood. This will improve the company s efficiency in getting solid waste picked up in a more timely manner. As a result, customers may experience earlier pick-up times than which they are accustomed. As a reminder, please place garbage, recycling and green waste items, properly contained or bundled, at curbside by 7 a.m. on scheduled service days to ensure timely pick... details
  • Nov 1 2016
    Fire hydrants provide a vital water supply for the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department and are essential in fighting larger fires. Hydrants should be readily accessible at all times to provide easy access to firefighters. Never place trash, limbs, vegetation, and other items closer than three feet to a fire hydrant. These items may be obstacles to the hydrant and delay access during emergencies. The law prohibits parking within 15 feet of a fire hydrant. Violators may be issued a cita... details
  • Nov 1 2016
    Millie is a lab mix currently at Friendswood Animal Control. She is friendly, outgoing, and has personality plus. Those white whiskers around her face are signs of experience, not age, but people still continue to believe the myth that adopting a younger dog is better. Kittens and puppies are adorable, but older pets are just as fun and loving, plus they re often more grateful for being rescued than puppies and kittens who are adopted more quickly. Sadly though, people s resistance to adopting s... details
  • Oct 27 2016
    An analysis, based on the budget and tax rate approved by Friendswood City Council at their October meeting, has yielded a noteworthy number and comparison. The analysis combined all of these City services: Police Department (including Animal Control), the Volunteer Fire Department, Fire Marshal s Office, Emergency Management Office, Public Works (including roads, sidewalks and drainage), Community Development (planning and zoning, inspections, building permitting, and managing storm wat... details