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Plaza Linda Opens, Ready for Tenants

Plaza Linda Opens, Ready for Tenants

by Tony Vindell/LFN Construction of a new strip mall in Los Fresnos has been completed and its developer is seeking tenants to take over eight modules available. So far, two contracts have been signed while a third one is under negotiations. Parra Tamales is the one of the tenants and a barber shop is the […]

Los Fresnos Community Development Corporation Approves FY 2019-2020 Budget

by Tony Vindell/LFN The Community Development Corporation of Los Fresnos has approved a new budget for fiscal year 2019-2020; that begins Oct.1 and ends September 30. The $391,100 budget is higher than the 2018-19 of $358, 138. The new figures, as presented in the budget included $5,200 in salaries and $29,000 in professional services. However, […]

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VBS Splash Days Provide Cool Fun For Local Children

by Tony Vindell/LFN A splash day took place in Los Fresnos and children from throughout the area took advantage of the fun occasion which was a cool break from the heat. Four hours of activities, ranging from arts and crafts to coming down from a giant water slide, were among the activities of the four-hour […]

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Los Fresnos Resident Helps With Building of New City Hall

by Tony Vindell/LFN A 20 years old Los Fresnos resident is using his education in construction of the new city hall. Javier Espinoza, who graduated from high school in 2017, is doing an internship with D. Wilson Construction while pursuing a degree in science construction at Texas A&M University. D. Wilson is the company building […]

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RGV Has New Network to Help Veterans

by Tony Vindell/LFN A new network to help veterans has been formed in the Rio Grande Valley and those serving their country are urged to seek the services it provides. The community-based organization is called TXServes RGV and it’s based at the two Tropical Texas Behavioral Health centers in Weslaco and in Harlingen. Veterans and […]

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Brownsville Hit Hard by Rains

by Tony Vindell/LFN Another deluge of precipitation came down to the Rio Grande Valley this time hitting the Brownsville area as several inches of rain fell over many parts of the city. Some flooding was reported but not to the extent of the June 24 flood that inundated scores of homes and businesses in northern […]

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Los Fresnos Rotary Club Holds Fundraiser

by Tony Vindell/LFN A fundraiser for Los Fresnos Rotary Club was held recently and it produced a good response from the public. Up to 500 plates consisting of a half barbecue chicken, beans, rice and potato salad were prepared and sold for $8 each. Club members and volunteers were on hand from 11 a.m. to […]

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Passport Fair Held in Los Fresnos

by Tony Vindell/LFN The first passport fair held this year in Cameron County has been described as a success and more events are in the works to inform people and to apply for the document required to travel outside the United States. Close to 70 people showed up Saturday, July 13 at the county annex […]

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Bayview Fest Honors the Yummy Mango Fruit

by Tony Vindell/LFN The tropical fruit mango will be the center of attention of a festival to be held this Saturday in the Town of Bayview. So anyone interested in learning, tasting, touching or buying one of mangoes should head out to the RGV 11th annual Mango Fest. The four-hour event will be held from […]

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2019-20 Shrimp Season Begins in Gulf of Mexico

by Tony Vindell/LFN The 2019-20 shrimp season began Monday and industry representatives are expressing optimism even though a government forecast is predicting a below average season. Trawling for brown shrimp in waters of the Mexican Gulf is a livelihood for hundreds, if not thousands, of people and good catches translates into good revenues and income […]

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