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June

06.05.20 Harlingen Participating in Tire Collection Event

06.04.20 Governor Announces Phase III to Open Texas

May

05.27.20 Governor Announces $3.6 Million to Connect Nursing Homes Residents & Families

05.26.20 Governor Abbott Announces More Openings

05.26.20 City and Food Bank Distribute More than 27,000 Pounds of Food

05.21.20 Governor Orders COVID-19 Testing for all State Hospitals and Living Centers

05.21.20 Governor Lifts Travel Restrictions

05.21.20 Governor Announces Limited Reopening of Driver License Offices

05.19.20 HEDC Notifies HELP for Small Business' First Round of Recipients

05.18.20 Governor Announces Phase Two to Open Texas

05.13.20 Governor, Texas National Guard Launch Disinfection Mission for Nursing Homes

05.13.20 HELP for Small Business Now Available; Committee to Decide First Round of Loan Recipients

05.12.20 Eighteen COVID-19 Testing Sites Scheduled in Cameron County

05.11.20 Governor Directs Testing for all Nursing Home Residents and Staff

05.11.20 UTRGV Announces Fall and Spring Relief Efforts

05.08.20 Governor Abbott Requests FEMA Money to Support Food Banks

05.08.20 Harlingen Secures More Food Distribution Dates

April

04.30.20 COVID-19 Numbers Increase to 412 Plus One More Death

04.30.20 Some Harlingen City Facilities to Reopen with Limitations

04.29.20 Seventeenth COVID-19 Related Death Confirmed in CAMCO

04.29.20 Harlingen and Brownsville Join Forces to Combat COVID-19

04.29.20 CAMCO Reports Additional COVID-19 Related Deaths

04.2720 CAMCO Confirms Ten Additional COVID-19 Cases

04.27.20 Governor Abbott Announces Phase One to Open Texas

04.25.20 Cameron County Confirms More COVID-19 Cases

04.24.20 More Cases Confirmed in Cameron County

04.24.20 Cameron County Judge Lifts Some Restrictions

04.24.20 Harlingen to Re-Open Golf Course with Restrictions

04.23.20 Cameron County Confirms Additional Related COVID-19 Deaths

04.23.20 Governor Announces $54 Million To Support Older Texans During COVID-19 Pandemic

04.22.20 Three More Deaths Confirmed In Cameron County

04.22.20 City and EDC Set Aside $1 Million to Launch Harlingen's Emergency Loan Program for Small Business

04.21.20 Two Deaths and 11 More Positive Cases in Cameron County

04.21.20 Clarification of Emergency Order and Certain Restrictions Lifted

04.21.20 Shelter in Place Order Extended and Certain Restrictions Lifted

04.20.20 Seventh Death Confirmed in Cameron County and 12 More Test Positive

04.20.20 Harlingen Partners with Food Bank RGV for Food Distribution

04.18.20 COVID-19 Claims Sixth Life in Cameron County and 19 More Test Positive

04.17.20 Fifth COVID-19 Death Reported in Cameron County

04.17.20 Governor Creates Strike Force to Reopen State and Closes Schools for Remainder of Academic Year

04.16.20 Cameron County Confirms Fourth COVID-19 Related Death

04.16.20 Cameron County Judge Clarifies Use of Mask While Exercising

04.15.20 Fifteen New Cases in Cameron County and 84 Recover

04.14.20 Twenty Three New Cases While 73 Have Recovered

04.13.20 21 New Cases Confirmed Number Now at 216

04.11.20 COVID-19 Cases Up to 195 in Cameron County

04.10.20 Number of COVID-19 Cases in Cameron County Increases to 159

04.09.20 Cameron County Confirms Two More Deaths and More COVID-19 Cases

04.09.20 News From Cameron County Concerning Travel and Facial Coverings

04.09.20 City Parks to Remain Closed Through Easter Holiday

04.09.20 Governor Announces $168 Million in Emergency SNAP Benefits

04.08.20  Cameron County COVID-19 Cases Reach 118 Tonight

04.07.20  More Confirmed Cases in Cameron County

04.07.20 Governor Announces Temporary Closure of State Parks & City Parks Remain Closed

04.07.20  No Easter Mobile Vendors Permits to Be Issued in Harlingen

04.06.20 CAMCO Shelter in Place Order Extended by Two More Weeks

04.06.20 101 Positive Cases of COVID-19 Confirmed in Cameron County

04.06.20  Harlingen Issues Health Care Advisory Regarding Use of Face Masks

04.05.20 Harlingen Health Authority Issues Directive of Nursing Homes and Other Long Term Health Facilities

04.05.20 Ten More Positive Cases and 11 Positives now Cleared

04.04.20 Fifteen New Cases Confirmed In Cameron County

04.03.20 Cameron County Reports Seven New Cases

04.03.20  CBP Announces Changes to Hours of Operation at Los Indios & Other Ports of Entry

04.03.20  Number of Positive Cases in Cameron County Increases to 55

04.02.20 City Parks an other Facilities Remain Closed

04.01.20 More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

March

03.31.20 Governor Abbot Issues Executive Order, Implements Essential Services and Activities Protocols

03.30.20 Six New Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Cameron County

03.29.20 Governor Announces Expanded Health Care Capacities, Issues Executive Orders to Expand Quarantines and Protect Public Safety

03.28.20 Second Community Transmission Case Confirmed In Cameron County

03.28.20 Cameron County UTRGV Student and Staff Member Test Positive for COVID

03.27.20 Harlingen Chamber will Help With SBA Paperwork

03.27.20 AG Paxton Says Local Governments Must Allow the Sale of Firearms

 03.26.20 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Cameron County Increase to 13

03.26.20 Governor Orders 14-Day Quarantine for Some Travelers Arriving in Texas

03.26.20 HWWS to Suspend Water Service Disconnections for Economic Hardship

03.26.20 EDC & Chamber to Host SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loan Webinar

03.26.20 Cameron County Shelter In Place Order Amended

03.25.20 Three More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed in Cameron County

03.25.20 Harlingen EDC Creates Survey to Measure COVID-19 Impact on Businesses


03.25.20 Seventh Confirmed COVID-19 Case in Cameron County


03.24.20 Governor Announces Increased PPE Supply, Issues Order to Strengthen Reporting

03.24.20 Harlingen Housing Authority Offices to Close

03.23.20 County Judge Orders Mandatory Shelter In Place

03.23.20 Closures and Cancellations

03.23.20 HWWS to Close Customer Service Lobby

03.21.20 Travel Restriction Carries Fine

03.21.20  Cameron County Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Increases to Six

03.20.20 Cameron County Judge Orders Travel Restrictions

03.20.20  COVID-19 Update on Cancellations in Harlingen

03.19.20 City update on Cancellations as Precautionary Measures to Prevent COVID19

03.18.20 Latest Cancellations in Harlingen as Precautionary Measures to Prevent COVID-19

03.18.20 SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans COVID-19 FAQ's

03.18.20 Senator Cornyn Explains What the Families Coronavirus Response Act Means

03.17.20  Mayor Declares Public Health Emergency Due to COVID-19

03.17.20 City Commission Meeting to be Live Streamed as Precaution Measure

03.16.20 Coronavirus-City Status

03.16.20 Some Activities In Harlingen Canceled As a Precaution

03.13.20 Harlingen Taking Precautionary Measures to Prevent Coronavirus

03.09.20  City of Harlingen/UTRGV/HCISD to Hold Signing Ceremony

February

02.26.20 Harlingen City Leaders & Employees to Conduct Census Walk

02.17.20  Mayor Boswell to Deliver State of the City Address

02.13.20  Harlingen to Officially Unveil Southwest Airlines Founders' Mural

January

01.20.20  UTRGV Campus in Harlingen Closer to becoming a Reality

01.16.20  Annual Winter Texan Fiesta to be Held at New Convention Center

December

12.06.19 Harlingen Public Library Gearing Up for Holiday with Winter Wonderland Festival

12.05.19 USIBWC to Solicit Public Comments in Harlingen on Alternatives to Improve Arroyo Colorado Flood Capacity

12.03.19  City to Receive Federal Funds to Help with Phase 2 of Major Drainage Project

12.02.19  Lighting of the Arroyo and Holiday Parade Scheduled for December 5 & 6

November

11.22.19 Harlingen to Break Ground on Destination Park

11.21.19  Harlingen to Host 2nd Annual Fall Festival

11.12.19  HPD to Increase Safety Enforcement at School Zones

11.06.19  Harlingen to be Location for Filming of Family Movie

11.04.19 On Ramp on Eastbound I-69E (US 77) to Close Due to High Mast Illumination Repairs

11.01.19 Erase your Library Fines with Food Donation

October

10.25.19 TxDOT to Close Portion of Spur 54 Starting Monday

10.28.19  Harlingen Gearing Up for Annual Halloween Celebration


09.30.19 Mayor Becomes 500th Mayor to Pledge to Help Save the Monarch Butterfly

09.26.19  Harlingen to Receive $1M Grant for Development of Destination Park

09.13.19  September 16 Is Last Day to Register for Federal Assistance

09.10.19  Harlingen 16 de Septiembre Event to Celebrate RGV's Hispanic Culture

09.06.19  Only Ten Days Left to Register for FEMA Assistance

09.05.19  Free Emergency Preparedness Sessions

August

08.31.19 Harlingen Making Drainage Improvements

08.29.19  FEMA Assistance Now Tops $11 Million in the RGV

08.29.19 SBA Tops $10 Million in Disaster Assistance Loans

08.29.19 SBA Supera $10 Millones en Prestamos de Desastres Aprobados

08.23.19 Yes, Renters Can Buy Flood Insurance

08.23.19 Los Inquilinos Pueden Comprar Seguro de Inundacion

08.21.19 Ghost Town Blues Band to Headline Last Blues on the Hill for the Year

08.20.19  New Harlingen City Engineer Has Local Roots

08.16.19  FEMA Assistance Tops $10 Million for South Texas Flood Survivors

08.16.19 Asistencia de FEMA para Sur de Texas Sobrepasa $10 millones

08.15.19  Hundreds of LED Lights Installed as Part of AEP Pilot Program

08.05.19  Harlingen Names New Planning & Zoning Director

08.02.19 Disaster Relief Public Forum Scheduled in Harlingen

08.02.19  Foro Publico-Alivio de Desastres En Harlingen

July

07.29.19 Flood Victims Asked to Review FEMA Eligibility Letters for Resubmission

07.29.19Residentes Afectados por Inundaciones Aconsejados A Revisar Cartas de FEMA

07.23.19 Free Bus Rides to FEMA Disaster Recovery Center

07.23.19 Transporte Gratuito Al Centro de Recuperacion

07.22.19 FEMA Disaster Recovery Center Now Open

07.22.19 SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Harlingen

07.21.19 FEMA To Open Disaster Recovery Center in Cameron County

07.21.19 Centro De Recuperacion  Por Desastre Abrira En La Feria

07.20.19 Residentes Ya Pueden Inscribirse Para Ayuda Federal

07.20.19 Harlingen Residents Can Now Apply for FEMA Assistance

07.03.19  Harlingen to Hold Town Hall Meetings to Discuss Drainage

07.03.19 District 1 Commissioner Sworn-In

07.01.19  Cleanup, Mosquito Spraying, and Damage Assessment Continues

June

06.28.19 Pumping Operations and Damage Assessment Continue

06.27.19 Dewatering and Cleanup Efforts Continue in Harlingen

06.26.19  Harlingen Continues Dewatering Efforts

06.25.19 Harlingen Distributing Sandbags and Monitoring Weather

06.17.19  Harlingen Welcomes First Female Assistant Chief of Police

May

05.30.19 Imagine the Possibilities In Downtown Harlingen

05.09.19 Harlingen Names New Police Chief

05.02.19 Cinco de Mayo Celebration Scheduled in Harlingen

05.02.19  New Public Works Administration Named

05.01.19  Major Apparel and Home Fashion Store Coming to Harlingen

April

04.09.19  Ribbon Cutting Scheduled for Library Teen Room

04.08.19  Harlingen Public Library to Celebrate Library Week with Numerous Activities

04.03.19 City Prepared to Support Non-Profits Sheltering Immigrants Temporarily and to Ensure Safety in the Community


March

03.27.19 Mayor Boswell to Deliver State of the City Address

03.06.19 Groundbreaking to Officially Start Park Project


February

02.28.19  Harlingen and UTRGV Partner to Build New Campus


January

01.23.19  County And Cities Approve Valley MPO Merger

01.18.19  Winter Texan Appreciation Fiesta

01.15.19  Lucio versus Lucio Golf Challenge

01.08.19  Harlingen Mourns Passing of Airline Pioneer


December

12.21.18  Harlingen Names Interim Police Chief

12.21.18  Half Million Dollar Improvements Coming to Busy Shopping Area

12.14.18  Wreaths Across America Comes to Harlingen

12.11.18  Out With the Old and In with the New Golf Carts

12.10.18  Polar Express Arriving at Harlingen Library

12.04.18  Harlingen to Kick Off Holiday Season with Festival & Parade


November

11.15.18  Harlingen & New Mall Owner Excited About New Economic Possibilites

11.09.18  Veterans Day Ceremony Scheduled In Harlingen

11.07.18  Rio Grande Valley Birding Festival Returns To Harlingen

11.05.18  Shopkins Promoter Looking to Reschedule Shows

11.02.18  Shopkins Promoter Cancels Harlingen Shows

11.01.18  Food For Fines Program


October

10.31.18  Dia De Los Muertos

10.30.18  Halloween on Jackson Street

10.29.18  Library Joins Family Place Libraries Program

10.02.18  American Airlines Announces New Service To Harlingen

10.01.18  City Departments Relocated Due to Power Outage

September

09.19.18  Library Hispanic Celebration Event

09.12.18  Sandbags Available

August

08.30.18  Southwest Airlines Adds More Flights

08.28.18  Harlingen Welcomes Frontier Airlines

08.20.18  FEMA Disaster Recovery Center in Cameron County Closing

08.20.18  Cartooning Exhibit Coming to Harlingen

08.17.18  Operation Crackdown Returns to Harlingen

08.16.18  EPA Fish Removal Activity at Donna Reservoir

08.10.18  Flood Victims Can Get Rebuilding Tips from Local Home Improvement Stores

08.07.18  FEMA to Hold Public Open House

08.03.18  FEMA Warns About Possible Scams

July 2018

07.23.18  City Schedules Public Forum

07.17.18  FEMA Starts Door to Door Visits in Harlingen

07.17.18  FEMA Empieza Recorrido en Harlingen

07.16.18  Baxter Building Groundbreaking

07.10.18   FEMA Assistance Now Available


JUNE 2018

06.29.18    City Continues Efforts to Combat Mosquitoes

06.26.18    Residents Urged to Report Storm Damage

06.14.18   Harlingen Officials Remind Residents to be Hurricane Ready

 

MAY 2018

05.24.18:   Memorial Holiday Patrol Enhancement

05.15.18:    Harlingen to Improve 19 Streets

05.14.18:    Election Results Canvassed

May 2016
05.30.16:     Memorial Day Ceremony At Veteran's  Memorial Park

APRIL 2016
04.14.16:  City Of Harlingen Elections Early Voting Schedule Information

FEBRUARY 2016
2.15.16:  CITY OF HARLINGEN, INVITES COMMUNITY, TOURISTS ON HIGH-TECH TREASURE HUNT
 
2.15.16:  CITY OF HARLINGEN, TEXAS NATIONAL GUARD TO DEMOLISH DILAPIDATED STRUCTURES

2.5.16:  CITY OF HARLINGEN CONTINUES TO ENCOURAGE MOSQUITO PREVENTION, PROTECTION

2.2.16:  CITY OF HARLINGEN RECYCLING CENTER OFFERS GROUP TOURS

JANUARY 2016
1.29.16:  MS. SOUTH TEXAS SENIOR AMERICA PAGEANT SCHEDULED FOR FEB. 28

1.22.16: 

CITY'S VITAL STATISTICS PROGRAM RECEIVES STATE AWARD SINCE 1999



1.21.16: CITY OF HARLINGEN SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR BOARD VACANCIES

1.21.16: CITY OF HARLINGEN MAYOR CHRIS BOSWELL TO PRESENT “STATE OF THE CITY” ADDRESS JAN. 29

1.14.16: HARLINGEN CDBG PROGRAM SEEKS APPLICANTS FOR HOME REPAIR FUNDS

1.13.16: CITY OF HARLINGEN TO HOST WINTER TEXAN APPRECIATION FIESTA JAN. 18

1.12.16: HUGH RAMSEY NATURE PARK UNDERGOES IMPROVEMENTS, TEMPORARILY CLOSED



   

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