Category: Rockport

harbor oaks boat ramp closing

COVID 19 Update – Harbor Oaks Boat Ramp Closing

Effective today, Monday March 30, the Harbor Oaks boat ramp will be closed to all users until further notice.  A chain and padlock will be installed at the boat ramp gate this afternoon to eliminate boat ramp access. Cameras are already in place to discourage attempts to disable the lock or gate mechanism.  Rockport Police have…
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COVID 19 Statement from the Harbor Oaks Property Owners Association

Harbor Oaks Friends and Neighbors, I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy during this unprecedented pandemic. These past couple of weeks, we have received news that has changed our lives.  Businesses implementing work from home, schools closing for an unforeseeable time, gyms, libraries, restaurants, places of worship, all closed to help prevent the spread…
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hummerbird festival 2019

Hummerbird Festival 2019 was a big success!

Hummerbird Festival was a success! As you’ll see in the article linked below, people really did flock to Rockport-Fulton this past weekend for the Hummerbird Festival!  The weather turned out to be great, such a blessing since the last 2 years this event has faced hurricanes and flooding.  How have the hummingbird numbers been at…
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seafair 2019

Save the date for Seafair 2019

The 45th Annual Rockport Fulton Seafair is coming up soon! The Rockport-Fulton Seafair 2019 Festival, is four days of family-friendly festival fun on October 10, 11, 12 and 13, 2019. Sea-a-Bration This year, a Sea-A-Bration Celebration Party will take place Wednesday, October 9. Yes, it’s a big deal! Make plans to sip, dine and dance your way through a…
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Hurricane Harvey Anniversary

Hurricane Harvey 2 year Anniversary Events

The community looks back at Hurricane Harvey 2 years later Hurricane Harvey Anniversary Encore Block Party – Downtown Rockport Come out and celebrate at this FREE event. Celebrate how far we’ve come since Hurricane Harvey hit our community! We’re so thankful and grateful for all of the help and support our community has received and…
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Home Irrigation – Part 2

Installing an underground irrigation system If you’re considering installing sprinklers or seriously upgrading a current system, you might want to first think about landscaping. ⦁ Call 811 at least two days before any digging. This includes any digging – trees, post holes, irrigation lines, etc. ⦁ Less grass and larger beds make for lower water…
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New Rockport Police Chief

New Rockport Police Chief Gregory Stevens Officially Joins RPD

The new Rockport Police Chief, Gregory Stevens, officially joins the RPD on Wednesday June 19th. Chief Stevens has more than 30 years of experience in military and civilian law enforcement. He spent much of that time in the City of Lubbock, Texas. He retired as Chief of the Lubbock Police Department on May 31st. Stevens…
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Home Irrigation – A Series in Three Parts

Dry times are coming! Not really news for anyone who’s been down here for a while. Dry times follow wet times. A quick true/false quiz before we begin. ___   Texas allows all homeowners to install and work on their irrigation system. ___   If I hire someone to install or work on my irrigation…
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Gray fox in rockport

Fox Spotted On Encina Drive

This message was sent in from Bethlyn on Encina Drive: We live on Encina Drive. Lately we have had a large fox visiting and/or passing through. We have seen him/her several nights.  We are glad to see the wildlife coming around again.  Thank you to Bethlyn for sending in these images! If you see any…
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Best Coastal Small Town Nominee Rockport Beach In Rockport Texas

Rockport Takes 2nd Place on USA Today 10 Best Coastal Small Towns List

Rockport moved to its highest position yet on the USA Today 10 Best Coastal Small Towns list. Rockport ended up in 2nd place behind Sandusky, Ohio. Criteria A panel of five travel experts made the nomination for 20 cities across the coast, but the final ranking will be determined by popular vote. According to the…
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