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This year’s Friendswood Fourth of July Parade unlike any previous ones


In a unique year, Friendswood’s Fourth of July Parade will be unlike any other. Due to concerns about spread of the coronavirus, instead of a single parade down Friendswood Drive on the Fourt...

Friendswood EMS team and Chief are recognized for life-saving work


Recently the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and a member of the leadership team have received high levels of recognition. For the fourth consecutive y...

Friendswood Library Reopens Facility


Welcome back! Doors of the Friendswood Library will reopen to patrons on Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m. with some special rules in place. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Duri...

Friendswood Library Reopening in Phases


Doors of the Friendswood Library will reopen to patrons on Monday, June 1 at 10 a.m. with some special rules in place. Library hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During this Phase ...

Friendswood Street Repairs Continue at Fast Pace


Funds collected last year through the voter-approved sales tax for street repairs continue to become completed projects this year.  Streets already repaired this year and paid for by the ...

Memorial Day Ceremony Video


As a substitute for the annual in-person Memorial Day Ceremony held next to City Hall, this year the City of Friendswood has produced a video honoring those who served and have passed on, and their...

Become a Friendswood Volunteer


Volunteer applications are being accepted for City Commissions, Boards and Committees including: Community and Economic Development Committee, 4th of July Steering Committee, Investment Commit...

Memorial Day Commemoration is being replaced with a City-produced video


This year’s in-person gathering for the Memorial Day Commemoration is being replaced with a City-produced video with many special elements, including honoring deceased veterans. The vide...

Galveston County and UTMB to Open Mass COVID-19 Testing


Starting next Wednesday, May 20th, Galveston County and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) will be offering free COVID-19 testing for Galveston County residents. Testing will be ...

Health District to Conclude Mass Testing


GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas – Galveston County Health District (GCHD) will conclude its COVID-19 mass testing today. Testing is being offered this morning in Texas City and Crystal Beach, by appo...

Council decisions advance drainage improvement spending and yield big savings


At their May meeting, Friendswood City Council unanimously approved an ordinance containing two significant financial proposals. The first was the refund of the remaining portions of the Serie...

Friendswood Library deemed ‘excellent’ for sixth consecutive year


Of the 571 public library systems in Texas, this year less than ten percent met the criteria for the Achievement of Library Excellence Award from the Texas Municipal Library Directors Association.&...

GCHD opens COVID-19 testing to anyone, expands to Galveston


Galveston County Health District on Thursday will open it's free COVID-19 testing to anyone, regardless of symptoms, and expand it's drive-thru testing to Galveston.  Testing will b...

Galveston County Health District to open COVID-19 testing site Thursday


Galveston County Health District on Thursday, April 9 will open its first free COVID-19 drive-thru testing site for high-risk people who meet specific screening criteria. The testing site will b...

Stevenson Park Tennis Courts Now Closed


The Stevenson Park tennis courts are closed, until further notice. The City of Friendswood is following the recommendations of the United States Tennis Association medical advisors who believe ther...

Parks closings


Centennial Park basketball courts and Stevenson Park basketball courts, as well as Stevenson Park volleyball courts are closed until further notice to follow COVID-19 spread reduction measures that...

County Judges issue Stay at Home Orders


Stay At Home Order issued for Galveston County at http://www.galvestoncountytx.gov/CJ/Documents/Stay%20at%20Home%20Order%20-3-23-2020.pdf Harris County's Stay Home-Work Safe Order&n...

City Buildings closing--use these online services


City of Friendswood city buildings, including fire stations, are closed to the public. Staff is working and available to help by phone at 281-996-3200 or email fwdcity@friendswood.com There ...

Trash and Recycling collection


From Waste Connections, the City's trash and recycling vendor: Due to the growing concern surrounding COVID-19 and our employee’s health and safety, we ask that waste be secured in p...

Library service changes


The Library is closed until further notice, but the drive-through window remains open 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Click on www.friendsw...

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