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Between a rock and a hard place Community remains split on Jefferson Davis Highway Memorial relocation

[caption id="attachment_13308" align="aligncenter" width="1100"] Historic Brownsville Museum Site Manager Eugene Fernandez, representing the Cameron County Historical Commission, speaks last Wednesday in favor of keeping the Jefferson Davis Highway Memorial at Washington Plaza. Robert Benavidez Jr./The Rider[/caption] Residents gathered at the Brownsville Event Center Wednesday night to voice their opinions on

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Quality control City Council awards contract to test landfill

[caption id="attachment_13300" align="aligncenter" width="1100"] The Edinburg Landfill is located at 8601 Jasman Rd. Gabriel Galvan/The Rider[/caption] During its meeting Tuesday night, the Edinburg City Council approved a contract of $393,358 with Golder Associates Inc., a construction consulting company from Houston, for quality assurance of the city’s landfill. The services include

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Residents voice concerns on Brownsville city officials Commission accepts city manager’s retirement

Brownsville city officials discuss the concerns of local residents.

The Brownsville City Commission has accepted City Manager Charlie Cabler’s letter of retirement despite the  opposition voiced by some community members via social media, including a resident who spoke out against him. Cabler’s position was officially vacated during last Tuesday’s commission meeting. Brownsville resident Leticia Perez-Garzoria told the commission she

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