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Blackhawk Blvd. Construction Update


At 8 a.m. on Wednesday (October 17) the intersection of Blackhawk and Wandering Trails will be opened. The intersections of Blackhawk and Edenvale, and Blackhawk and Whittier Oaks will be closed, a...

Medication Take Back Day is Saturday, October 27


The Friendswood Police Department is just one of the area law enforcement organizations participating in the next Bay Area Medication Take Back Day, Saturday, October 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. E...

Council adopts new budget


Friendswood City Council adopted a new City Budget during their October 1 meeting. The plan, which is in effect from October 1, 2018 through September 30, 2019, is highlighted by an investment in p...

Hurricane Harvey recap and future drainage projects


Friendswood Mayor Mike Foreman and League City Mayor Pat Hallisey appeared on the "Get Associated with Cathie" podcast from ACU of Texas to talk about Hurricane Harvey recovery and future...

Volunteer Fire Department wins $18,000 grant


A grant recently awarded by Firehouse Subs to the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department (FVFD) will fund replacement gear for some of their firefighters. The $18,000 award will be used to purchase ...

Keep Friendswood Beautiful wins $10,000 Harvey restoration grant


In addition to the more than 2,400 Friendswood homes and more than 70 businesses which were damaged by Hurricane Harvey, the medians on FM 2351 were also heavily affected. The all-volunteer organiz...

City’s Investment Policy is award-winning


For the third time, the City of Friendswood has been honored with a Certificate of Distinction by the Government Treasurer’s Organization of Texas. The recognition comes after a methodical an...

Weather takes a toll on water system


This summer’s combination of heat and lack of rainfall has caused the soil to expand and contract. This has increased the number of water main breaks we are experiencing within the City of Fr...

2018 Heart Walk Challenge from Mayor Foreman


Mayor Mike Foreman is issuing Friendswood residents a challenge—participate in the Bay Area Heart Walk by either walking on the Mayor’s team or donating. Get full details at THIS VIDEO ...

Flood Insurance


Since Friendswood participates in the National Flood Insurance Program, if your property is in a high-risk zone known as a Special Flood Hazard Area, you are required by law to purchase and ma...

StormReady


The City of Friendswood has again been recognized by the National Weather Service (NWS) as “StormReady.”  The renewal follows an onsite evaluation in July by NWS personnel, who ins...

Waste Connections continues Harvey debris pickup


Free Hurricane Harvey debris collection by the City of Friendswood trash collection vendor, Waste Connections has ended. For those who are still in the recovery or remodeling phase, Waste Connectio...

Friendswood ranks well in a post-Harvey analysis


Following their analysis of government data and consumer reviews, using “advanced algorithms and statistical techniques,” Niche.com has recently ranked Friendswood as the 25th “Be...

Blackhawk Blvd. reconstruction


If you drive on Blackhawk Boulevard in Friendswood: beginning Monday (June 18), reconstruction begins. It is scheduled to last until fall 2019, depending upon the weather. Please use caution, espec...

Friendswood EMS is Gold Plus, again


For the second year in a row, the Friendswood Volunteer Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Services (EMS) division has been recognized with the American Heart Association’s Mission: Li...

Environmental Report released


In response to the inquiries received at the June 4 Friendswood City Council meeting, the City is disseminating the Phase II Environmental Report commissioned by the Harris County Flood Contro...

Friendswood moves up on safest cities and suburbs list


Using the latest analysis of FBI data, Friendswood has ranked high on two new “safest” lists. The website “NeighborhoodScout.com” has named Friendswood as the safest ...