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Parks director Jason Alfaro and TOWNtalk host Shane Blucher sit on slides

TOWNtalk: Come park it with us!

City of Victoria multimedia specialist and TOWNtalk co-host Shane Blucher visits Ethel Lee Tracy Park to talk with Parks & Recreation Director Jason Alfaro about his journey back to his hometown, the forthcoming Parks & Recreation master plan and how the department helps residents stay active during COVID-19.

Jerry James plays guitar at Victoria Public Library

Victoria Public Library shares live performances by local artists

Residents who enjoy listening to live music can watch local performers from the comfort and safety of their homes thanks to the Victoria Public Library’s VPL Jams series hosted via Facebook Live.
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Man and young child sit in golf cart and read from book

Victoria takes a bow for #NationalBookLoversDay

We invited Victoria leaders and members of the community to read aloud as a way to celebrate #NationalBookLoversDay on Aug. 9 and encourage lifelong literacy.  
Victoria Public Library Director Dayna Williams-Capone

Victoria Public Library provides education, entertainment during pandemic

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City Council chambers

City Council meeting

The City Council will receive the proposed 2020-2021 budget.
City Council meetings are being conducted remotely at this time.
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Aug. 9 COVID-19 case count. New: 6; Active: 1116; Recovered: 2336; Deaths: 47; Probable: 5; Total: 3499
Governor Abbott speaks during media event at warehouse

Governor Abbott provides update on PPE distribution to Texas schools

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Assistant City Manager Mike Etienne

New sewer line will open more than 140 acres for development

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