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WULL Seniors Return to World Series

July 31, 2015

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The West University Little League Seniors, the reigning World Series champions, have returned to recapture their title at the Senior Division championship in Bangor, Maine. The West U Seniors won their spot in the tournament by defeating Capitol Park Little League from San Antonio in the U.S. Southwest Regional on Tuesday, July 28, in Seguin. […]

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WU Crime Report

July 31, 2015

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West University Police officers had a busy week, investigating five residential burglaries, one theft of money from a residence by workers providing services, five cases of ID theft and one case of Driving While Intoxicated. On Friday, July 24, at 11:36 a.m., an officer was sent to a home in the 2700 block of Nottingham […]

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Dick Yehle: My View

July 30, 2015

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(Former city council member Dick Yehle sent this letter to the Village News for publication. Yehle was elected to the West University City Council three times and served as a council member for a total of six years. The Village News is a Bellaire-based, free distribution newspaper delivered to West University Place.) Dear Village News […]

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Parks director writes pointed letter to city council

July 28, 2015

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NOTE: Tim O’Connor, Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of West University Place, wrote this letter to the West University Place City Council today. We received this letter through the Texas Open Government Act. InstantNewsWestU.com is publishing the letter in its entirety. July 28, 2015 Mayor and City Council of West University Place […]

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WU Council Defers Decisions

July 28, 2015

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At the behest of Mayor Pro Tem Bob Kelly, the West U City Council on Monday delayed a routine decision on a new law firm to collect the city’s outstanding municipal court fines and the council’s own rules of procedure. Although city staff had recommended that West U award the contract to the law firm […]

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Register Soon for West U Recreation Classes

July 27, 2015

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West U residents who are currently enrolled in classes at the West U Recreation Center may register in advance to continue their participation, starting Tuesday, July 28.. Priority registration is available in person at the West U Recreation Center, 4210 Bellaire Blvd. during normal business hours. Online registration is not available for priority registration. The […]

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WU council meets Monday, but two will be vacationing

July 24, 2015

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The West University Place City Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. But the  council is not scheduled to discuss the employment of City Manager Michael Ross, since some members of the council will be out of town on vacation. Councilmember Brennan Reilly said, “Nothing is going to happen next week. I’m not going to […]

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Ross Wants to Stay in West U

July 21, 2015

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Embattled West U City Manager Michael Ross has withdrawn his name from consideration as one of three finalists for the position of City Manager of Missouri City. In an email Tuesday,  Ross said that “cooler heads may prevail” on the newly elected West U City Council that has tried to terminate his employment. “As you […]

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Ross Withdraws from Missouri City Job Opportunity, He Wants to Stay in West U

July 21, 2015

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Embattled West U City Manager Michael Ross has withdrawn his name from consideration as one of three finalists for the position of City Manager of Missouri City. In an email Tuesday to the search firm conducting Missouri City’s recruitment of a new city manager, Ross said that “cooler heads may prevail” on the newly elected […]

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George Boehme: My View

July 20, 2015

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George Washington is the only politician who didn’t blame the previous elected officials for his troubles. In a sordid little drama being played out at West U’s Municipal Building, the new City Council is blaming the city manager for all the “problems” caused by the last City Council. But the backstory and the characters’ – […]

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