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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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For the greater good Students train to serve local communities

[caption id="attachment_12418" align="alignleft" width="366"] Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers member Johnmarc Candelaria sets up smoke detectors during the Home Fire Preparedness Campaign. Photo Courtesy Bina Yarlagadda[/caption] To promote fire safety in Weslaco neighborhoods, the Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers provided information and smoke alarms to residents during the summer. The MRCV is

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Shedding light on hidden truths UTRGV hosts observance of 'La Matanza'

UTRGV and the nonprofit Refusing to Forget will host “Resilience en el Valle: Remembering the Matanza of 1915,” a series of events commemorating the massacre of Mexicans and Mexican-Americans by Texas Rangers and vigilantes in 1915.  The observance will culminate with the unveiling of a historical marker on Saturday. The ceremony will take place at 10 a.m.

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