Naxiely Lopez-Puente

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Naxiely Lopez-Puente covers Hidalgo County and Edinburg for The Monitor. You can contact her at nlopez@themonitor.com or (956) 683-4434.

Edinburg to mull recall petition document

EDINBURG — Council members here are scheduled to address an apparent roadblock to a petition to oust the mayor, but there is no guarantee...

Edinburg council has yet to mull recall petition

Pressure is mounting for elected officials here to review a petition to recall the mayor’s election, but the council does not appear to be...

Edinburg political liaison exiting post

EDINBURG — The city’s political affairs liaison tendered her resignation last week after serving in the position for four months. Miriam Michelle Cepeda, 27, submitted...

Edinburg municipal elections already shaping up

EDINBURG — Results for last week’s school bond election have not yet been finalized, but the campaigning has already begun for the upcoming Edinburg...

Update: Edinburg voters convincingly strike down school district bond by 72%

EDINBURG — Voters overwhelmingly struck down a $220 million bond for the school district here, according to unofficial results released Saturday by the Hidalgo...

Former mayoral candidates weigh in on Molina’s arrest

EDINBURG — While council members here kept silent on Mayor Richard Molina’s arrest Thursday, the two former candidates who ran against him in the...

Shake-up at Edinburg EDC accents recent rift in politics

EDINBURG — Councilman Gilbert Enriquez suspects the council removed him from the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation board because he was asking too many questions...

Decision pending on ECISD TRO as both sides argue cases in lengthy court hearing

BY NAXIELY LOPEZ-PUENTE AND JOHN HOANG | STAFF WRITERS EDINBURG — Hidalgo County Court-at-Law Judge Rodolfo “Rudy” Gonzalez will likely decide Friday whether the school...

Saints QB teases Edinburg visit

NFL quarterback Drew Brees teased a possible visit to Edinburg to mark the opening of Walk-On’s Bistreaux and Bar, a Cajun-style franchise the New...

Staying prepared: Over 2,000 attend county’s All Hazards conference

McALLEN — Hidalgo County’s All Hazards Conference received a hat tip from several state agencies Wednesday for its continued growth and its focus to...