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City reports first employee death associated with the coronavirus

The City of Brownsville reported its first employee death, a 68-year-old man, associated with COVID-19 on Monday. To protect the family's privacy, the city will...

Pestered: City sprays for mosquitos as residents itch for relief

Spraying is underway across Brownsville this week to combat mosquitoes that have troubled the community since the passing of Hurricane Hanna and subsequent storms. That...

Artist paints, donates part to Feeding America

Bartosz Beda, an artist who has exhibited at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, created a project where he creates one painting every day...

Handmade helpers: Brownsville residents receive free hand cleanser

More than 20,000 hand cleanser bottles by Tito’s Handmade Vodka were given away for free Saturday morning at the Brownsville Sports Park as hundreds...

Residents prepare for Hanna, receive free sandbags

Thousands of residents throughout Cameron County braved the windy weather on Saturday morning to exit their homes and pick up free sandbags in several...

Stormy Outlook: Hanna expected to make landfall Saturday

Tropical Storm Hanna is expected to make landfall Saturday afternoon as a Category One hurricane in the vicinity of Baffin Bay bringing heavy rains...

Tropical disturbance to bring heavy rain to Valley; Showers, thunderstorms expected this weekend

The National Weather Service in Brownsville advises residents of the Rio Grande Valley to monitor the progress of Tropical Depression No. 8 as it...

City revamps COVID-19 orders; Gyms, bingo halls and eateries capacities reduced

The Brownsville City Commission and mayor issued the ninth amended declaration of local disaster for public health emergency which reduces the capacity at restaurants,...

UTRGV continues fresh produce distribution to community

Dozens of students and community members attended the weekly produce distribution at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on Friday where they received...

Cameron County to have temperature check kiosks for its buildings

The Office of Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. and the Office of Emergency Management announced Thursday they have secured contact-free facial temperature check...

Food distribution by BISD comes to an end for now

Hundreds of mask-wearing families attended the last food distribution by the Brownsville Independent School District at several schools throughout the city on Thursday morning. More...

Call for Art: BPUB and Fine Art Museum looking for resaca artwork

Brownsville Public Utilities Board in partnership with the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art invite local artists from the Rio Grande Valley and Matamoros to...

UTRGV to offer six types of classes in the fall semester

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley announced in an email sent to the campus community that students will have six different types of...

Gabby Garcia defeats Helen Delgadillo for 138th District Court

Gabriela "Gabby" Garcia defeated Helen Delgadillo for the 138th State District Court Judge on Tuesday with a difference of more than 2,900 votes, unofficial results show. Garcia...

VRMC names new chief operating officer

Valley Regional Medical Center on Friday named Lauren Davis as the hospital’s chief operating officer and said she will assume her new role today. “Lauren’s...

More than 30 Cameron County employees test positive

The Office of Cameron County Judge Eddie Trevino Jr. announced Friday that more than 30 county employees have tested positive for COVID-19. Due to privacy...

6 BPUB employees test positive for COVID-19

The Brownsville Public Utilities Board announced Friday six additional employees have tested positive for COVID-19 with positive tests confirmed July 4 through 10. Employees were...

Community receives more than 1k grocery bags as part of United Against Hunger

Hundreds of cars lined up early Friday morning outside Besteiro Middle School for the free grocery bag distribution "United Against Hunger" by United Way...

Forever a Hero: Veterans group honors Villalon with flag

Seven months after U.S. Army Spc. Miguel Angel Villalon was put to eternal rest at the Buena Vista Burial Park with a ceremony in...

City uses COVID-19 threat matrix; colors will signify severity of coronavirus

The City of Brownsville released on Tuesday a five level color- coded Threat Matrix to provide a visual status of how the COVID-19 pandemic...

CAF celebrates Fourth of July with flyover

The Rio Grande Valley Wing of the Commemorative Air Force joined all CAF units throughout the United States in a special flyover to celebrate...

Brownsville receives ambulances, other resources to assist with COVID-19

With more than 1,000 reported cases of coronavirus in Brownsville, and the numbers increasing rapidly, the City of Brownsville has requested state resources for...

City adapts as employees test positive for COVID-19

As the numbers of COVID-19 positive cases in Brownsville continue to rise, about 40 City of Brownsville employees have tested positive for coronavirus since...

Sustainable Habits: Resident aims to stop plastic pollution by motivating others

Brownsville native Daniella Lopez Valdez wants to inspire women to change the community while following their dreams. As founder of Style House Media and...

Repertory theater hosts virtual play for pride month

As Pride Month comes to an end, the Brownsville Repertory Theater did not want to miss the opportunity to celebrate the inclusiveness the community...

Downtown area welcomes Repertory Theater

The Brownsville and Rio Grande Valley area will now have an additional way of expressing themselves and learning to appreciate art as the downtown...

Petition calls to keep Drag Queen Story Time at library

A few days after an online petition was created on Change.org to stop the children’s Drag Queen Story Time at the Brownsville Public Library,...

Getting Involved: Community marches against racism

Dozens of mask-wearing community members attended the Brownsville March Against Racism and Symbols of Hate in the downtown area, which celebrated the removal of...

City hosts press conference on rise of coronavirus cases

The City of Brownsville held a virtual press conference via Facebook on Friday morning where they informed the community about the COVID-19 numbers and...

George Floyd Mural in downtown Brownsville vandalized

The George Floyd Mural in downtown Brownsville by local artist Marcus Castro has been vandalized after just a little over two weeks since it...