The Brownsville Herald

Community attends Ash Wednesday at Cathedral

Almost 100 residents attended Ash Wednesday Mass at the Brownsville Immaculate Conception Cathedral at noon, where Father Lawrence Mariasoosai talked about the importance of...

Power outages could persist; Grid gradually adding capacity

The bad news is that we may not be done with rotating power outages, though the good news is that more generating capacity is...

AEP restoring power to ‘critical services’

HARLINGEN — The Rio Grande Valley’s power outages will continue for as long as a week as a state agency restricts AEP Texas’ electrical...

Outpouring of love: Amid outages community unites to save turtles

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — Even without light, the sun was shining and looking bright for Sea Turtle Inc. The rehabilitation center had been without power...

Valley Baptist Health System continues with rigorous COVID-SAFETY standards

As Valley Baptist Health System remains laser-focused on efforts to ensure that local residents continue to have access to high-quality healthcare in the safest...

Vela wants answers from ERCOT

U.S. Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Brownsville, said he is frustrated with the outages impacting the Valley and the rest of the state. Vela issued the following...

Brownsville opens 24-hour warming center at Sports Park

BROWNSVILLE — The city of Brownsville announced Wednesday that it has opened a 24-hour warming center at the Brownsville Sports Park for residents left...

Free Trade Bridge to close

Cameron County officials say the Free Trade Bridge at Los Indios will close at 1 p.m. Wednesday. According to a news release, the bridge will...

Rescued: ‘Operation save turtles’ saves thousands

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND — What started as hundreds of cold-stunned turtles has now surpassed thousands. The South Padre Island Convention Center, which operated without power...

Tens of thousands still without power in Valley

Weather-related power outages affecting tens of thousands of Rio Grande Valley residents continued through Tuesday with no relief in sight for many. AEP Texas said...