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Los Fresnos Educator Addresses Job Growth and Safety in Port Election Race

Los Fresnos Educator Addresses Job Growth and Safety in Port Election Race

LOS FRESNOS, TX – A clear platform focused on growing the local economy, longer lasting jobs, and protecting citizens, is driving Patrick Anderson as he recently launched his campaign for Port of Brownsville Navigation and Canal Commissioner. Anderson, a Los Fresnos High School educator, believes that the Port of Brownsville needs to consider the risks […]

IES Exit Leaves Hundreds Without Jobs

by Tony Vindell/LFN Gone are the hundreds of people who worked at the two International Educational Services Inc. centers in Los Fresnos so are the scores of vehicles seen parked outside the sources of jobs for many. As one of the largest employers for the last 30 years, IES decided to close the two centers […]

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Los Fresnos EDC Hires Company to Promote City

by Tony Vindell/LFN The wave of retailers that arrived in Los Fresnos in the early 2010s could happened again thanks to the efforts of the Community Development Corporation. The CDC board of directors have voted to hire the same company that helped the city lure about a half dozen businesses that relocated to the city […]

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Luxury Townhouses Going Quickly

 Apartment complex nearly 100 percent full by Tony Vindell/LFN The first upscale complex of townhouses on east side of the city has a few units available but don’t wait too long. That’s because the complex’s three buildings are about to reach a 100-percent occupancy rate. Called The Village at The Lakes, each townhouse rents from […]

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Vacationers Keep Los Fresnos Police Busy

by Tony Vindell/LFN Each spring break and Semana Santa are usually the busiest weeks of a year for Los Fresnos Police Department. Gone are the waves of U.S college students going along Texas Highway 100 toward the sandy beaches of South Padre Island. Holy Week vacationers followed that trend and many of them travel from […]

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Fishaholics Now Have a Place to Take Their Reels and Rods

by Tony Vindell/LFN Fishing is starting to improve in both the Laguna Madre and in waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The sheepsheads are making their annual run along the jetties and whiting and speckled trout are back in good numbers, anglers said. But fish in the water doesn’t translate onto food on the table. […]

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International Educational Services Closing Two Centers

by Tony Vindell/LFN The two International Educational Services Inc. centers in Los Fresnos are closing their doors after being in town since 1988, personnel with the non-profit organization said. The two centers are along North Arroyo Boulevard and Highway 100 west of town. International Educational Services, Inc. is a social service agency that serves short-term […]

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Los Fresnos Nature Park Shaping Up

by Tony Vindell/LFN A one-of-a-kind nature and trail park is under construction in Los Fresnos and it will give area residents the opportunity to watch wildlife and to get fit when completed. The facility is being built just north of the city off FM 1847 on 22 acres of land. A sign detailing the funding […]

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City Sets Requirements for Building Inspector

by Tony Vindell/LFN A full time building inspector with the City of Los Fresnos could come on board at some point in time and the municipality is in its planning stages to offer the job to someone who will meet city-set requirements. There is not a set date when that will happen but the city […]

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Structure Along Highway 100 Sees Demolition

Council Reviews Options for Regulations on Food Trucks Within City Limits by Tony Vindell/LFN A dilapidated house along Texas Highway 100 is in the planning stages to be demolished and a public hearing to determine its fate has been set by Los Fresnos City Council. The empty structure on the western side of the city […]

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