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10 coastal towns where you can afford to retire – Laguna Vista!

Check out this link about the most affordable coastal towns in which to retire. Laguna Vista is there! 10 coastal towns where you can afford to retire – MarketWatch. http://www.marketwatch.com/story/10-coastal-towns-where-you-can-afford-to-retire-2015-04-16?page

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Looking for Things to Do. Here is the Community Calendar for South Padre Area

Date: Oct. 20 and 21 Time: 6:30 p.m. Event: Auditions for Melodrama with Music: El Paseo Arts Foundation’s “The M.T. Inn” Where: Paragraphs Book Store, South Padre Island More Info: (956) 572-5730 Date: Oct. 23 Time: 9 a.m. Event: Coffee … Continue reading

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Laguna Vista May Experience Drinking Water Issues the Next Few Weeks

The Laguna Madre Water District announced this week that the Microfiltration System has been installed at the Laguna Vista Water Plant. Residents may experience low water pressure occasionally and a slight water discoloration over the next few weeks as the … Continue reading

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Live Music by the Bay in Laguna Vista

Looking for something to do this weekend? JOIN the residents of Laguna Vista, tomorrow, Saturday,  for live “Music by the Bay” event that we are holding at beautiful Roloff Park in Laguna Vista from 5 to 9pm.  Bring your foldable chair … Continue reading

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Want Free Mulch From Recycled Christmas Trees?

Do you live in South Padre, Port Isabel, Laguna Vista or Bayview and need mulch for your landscaping? Pick up your free mulch in The City of Port Isabel Public Works Dept. located at 217 West Hickman starting now from 7:30 … Continue reading

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Laguna Vista Invites Everyone to Celebrate July 4th!

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Flood Insurance Subsidies Phasing Out-Your Rates Are Going UP in South Padre!

Flood insurance is going up in South Padre and the surrounding areas! It will be big news this year. Check out the video in this link. You will be hearing a lot about this in the near future. Flood Insurance … Continue reading

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Tips for Buying Homeowner’s Insurance are Important for South Padre, Port Isabel, and Laguna Vista

You will be hearing a lot about increasing insurance premiums in the next year. Check out your policies now or when you renew to figure out ways to save on insurance. Here are seven ways to cut the cost of … Continue reading

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Laguna Vista Memorial Day Parade to Honor Vets!

            The Laguna Vista Memorial Day Parade to honor the veterans was a great way to recognize the veterans in your life.

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Memorial Day Event in Laguna Vista to Honor Area Veterans

The Laguna Vista community will observe Memorial Day on Monday to commemorate the men and women in the US military who gave their lives in defense of their country, and to honor all veterans who have served. In what has … Continue reading

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Music by the Bay in Laguna Vista Today

Laguna Vista Live: Music by the Bay is scheduled for Saturday, May 25 from 5 to 9p.m. featuring a ribbon cutting ceremony, live music, vendors, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament and much more. The event is free and attendees … Continue reading

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Did You Know That You Have to Restrict Your Water Consumption NOW?

The Laguna Madre Water District has implemented water restrictions for the area that will go into effect as of Wednesday, February 27. Due to a drought situation we are in now, Falcon Lake and Amistad Lake (which is where our … Continue reading

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The new Veterans Park in Laguna Vista to open today

Laguna Vista officials will honor the community’s patriots in a Veterans’ Day Ceremony today, Monday, Nov. 12th at the new Veterans’ Park on FM510. Guest speaker will be South Padre Island’s Mayor Bob Pinkerton who is also a Veteran. You … Continue reading

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SPI 2nd Access Public Hearing Scheduled for July 17th

Check out the link below to an article from the Brownsville Herald. The Draft Environmental Impact Study has been completed. It is now time for a public hearing which will be held on July 17th………….http://www.brownsvilleherald.com/articles/padre-140921-crossed-public.html

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Flood Insurance Update

Recently, during our Midyear Meetings, many the Realtors met with Members of Congress and urged action on NAR’s priority issues including the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Thursday, the Senate passed a 60-day extension of the NFIP. This extension will … Continue reading

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Protesting your property-tax appraisal may be easier than you think

Ever protested your property-tax appraisal? I have. Twice. The first time was easy. We had bought our home six months earlier, and the appraisal district thought it had appreciated 20%! I attended an informal meeting with an appraisal-district employee. When … Continue reading

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Amazing Interactive 2010 US Census Map

Remember about a year ago you filled out a census form?  Well, here are the result of this process.  What you will see is a Map of the US – not just the 48 states but all of the 50 … Continue reading

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Ian Monroe Seeks Public Office

Ian Monroe announced his intentions to run for the Laguna Vista City Council, place 6. Yes, you guessed right, Ian is Alta’s son. We are very proud of Ian for his accomplishments and totally endorse his decision. Ian grew up … Continue reading

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Get Some Money for Your Old Phone

Great tip……..When you get a new phone, you may be able to sell the old one. Companies like Best Buy and Target (through NextWorth.com) will assess your gadget and make you an offer. The iPhone 5 is already out in Europe … Continue reading

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South Padre Island Polar Dip 2012

Check this out!

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Update on Laguna Vista Projects, etc.

This is an update on the status of current projects from the Town Council and Staff recently. Be sure to check out the one about garage sales. Community Survey A community survey link on the welcome page has been added … Continue reading

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20% Homestead Exemptions for Port Isabel Residents

The City of Port Isabel, TX passed a resolution that grants a 20% homestead exemption for residents. You must file an application with the appraisal district and live there on January 1. Download forms from web address at? http://www.cameroncad.org/PDF_files/Forms/17_New_HS_App.pdf .

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