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Wastewater System testing continues


Surveying of the wastewater collection system is ongoing. For the next few days, it will be bounded by Sun Court, Dorado Drive, Cypress Point Drive, and Palm Aire Drive. Additional study areas will...

"Clear the Shelter" results


Twelve cats and six dogs are now with their “forever families” after being adopted during Friendswood Animal Control's "Clear the Shelters" event on Saturday, August 17.&n...

Matthew Diaz is Five Star Spirit Award winner


Friendswood City Council recognized Matthew Diaz as the Five Star Spirit Award recipient for the second quarter of 2019 during their August meeting. Matthew began working for the City in January 20...

Pollinator Garden officially open


Although the bees and butterflies have already found it, Keep Friendswood Beautiful (KFB) celebrated the official opening of the Pollinator Garden on Friday (August 9). KFB Board member Kaye Corey ...

Survey for Harris County residents


Harris County residents have been asked to complete a survey to help identify and mitigate disasters. It is at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ReadyHarris

Friendswood becomes Platinum Scenic City


Friendswood is one of 21 Texas cities recognized as a “2019 Certified Scenic City” award recipient through the Scenic City Certification Program. Friendswood's status was upgraded f...

Friendswood Police Department-Ten Ways to Avoid a Scam


There are thousands of new scams every year, and you can’t keep up with all of them. If you can just remember these TEN THINGS, you can avoid most scams and help protect yourself and your fam...

"Schrader Park at Lake Friendswood" dedicated


On Wednesday, July 3, "Schrader Park at Lake Friendswood was dedicated to the former Mayor, Paul Schrader.  During his remarks, Mayor Mike Foreman explained, "Paul Schrader was an i...

Friendswood kids read the Declaration of Independence



Friendswood ranks in top 20 best places to live


Out of more than 2,500 American cities that qualified for analysis, Chamber of Commerce.org has ranked Friendswood the nineteenth “Best City to Live in Texas.” It is the top Texas city ...

1776 Park


In 2013, the City of Friendswood Disc Golf Course in 1776 Park was created on new parkland along Clear Creek near FM 2351. It became one of the Houston area’s premiere disc golf courses. ...

The 2019 edition of the annual photo of Friendswood's veterans, gathering after the Memorial Day Ceremony.



Friendswood Library receives Excellence Award


For the fifth consecutive year, the Friendswood Library has been honored with the Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association. The award recognize...

Keep Friendswood Beautiful receives top recognition


Of the nearly 300 Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) affiliates, only 85 received the “Gold Star” recognition. Keep Friendswood Beautiful (KFB) was one of them. The Gold Star indicates KFB...

Friendswood Legends honored at Mayor’s State of the City address


For his first State of the City presentation since his election almost a year ago, Friendswood Mayor Mike Foreman not only shared the progress that’s been made on multiple projects, ranging f...

FEMA Grant Maximum Amount Increased


Due to recent legislative changes, the amount individuals can receive after presidentially declared disasters has increased. This increase is retroactive for recipients of Hurricane Harvey FEMA ind...

Simple Recycling is a four-step process


Step 1: Donate First There are local, charitable organizations that would love to put your gently used clothing, textiles, and household goods to use! The Hope Village Resale Shop an...

Scout’s Flag Retirement box popular from day one


There’s a popular new addition outside Friendswood City Hall, courtesy of Daniel Morgan, a Boy Scout and Friendswood High School freshman. Last fall, Morgan began raising money for his E...

Simple Recycling coming to Friendswood


Friendswood residents will soon receive orange recycling bags in their mailbox. The bags are for the new program launched by Keep Friendswood Beautiful called “Simple Recycling.” Beg...

Council successfully reduces water and sewer rate increases


After months of study, discussion and then changes, a water and sewer rate increase of 46 percent for an average water bill was reduced to a 21 percent increase. Friendswood City Council approved t...

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