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Water Disputes

Fort Worth Weekly
Tarrant Regional Water District Executive Director Jim Oliver took umbrage a few days back upon hearing that board member Mary Kelleher had spoken to a group of journalists and others at the University of Texas at Arlington on ...


Mary Kelleher defends herself against accusations that prompted fellow water district board members to censure her.

Water Mess

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The typically quiet board meetings at the Tarrant Regional Water District took a loud and rowdy turn on Tuesday morning. A standing-room-only crowd, including some carrying protest signs, heckled board members throughout the tw...



MARY KELLEHER (photo by Naomi Vaughan)

Tarrant Regional Water District Board To Censure Mary Kelleher?

Jeff Prince
Board member Mary Kelleher has spent the past year poking and prodding for public documents and insisting on more transparency among her peers at the Tarrant Regional Water District. She presented herself as a regular person tr...


Ross Fischer will help the Tarrant Regional Water District with open-records requests and ethics consultations. Courtesy Ross Fischer

More Open or More Obstructive?

Kelleher has questions about an ethics official hired by the water board.
JEFF PRINCE AND ERIC GRIFFEY
Accusations of being secretive and working behind closed doors have dogged the Tarrant Regional Water District and its board of directors ever since they began overseeing the controversial Trinity River Vision project 10 years ...



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Damming Up Public Records

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The Tarrant Regional Water District’s newest board member is learning what Fort Worth Weekly and many others have learned over the years: Getting information from this secretive bunch isn’t easy. Mary Kelleher was sworn in ...


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Out With A Lout

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The Fort Worth Star-Telegram is the biggest backscratcher and apologist in town when it comes to the Tarrant Regional Water District, the governmental agency that works under a veil, discourages the release of public informatio...



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BREAKING NEWS

Confrontation at the Water District
GAYLE REAVES
Mary Kelleher was elected just a few weeks ago to the board of the Tarrant Regional Water District, on a platform of demanding transparency from the agency. Last Friday, she found out just how hard that job will be. In a letter...


MARY KELLEHER IS SWORN IN AS THE NEWEST TARRANT REGIONAL WATER DISTRICT BOARD MEMBER. (photo by Jeff Prince)

Mary Kelleher Sworn In As New Blood On Water Board

Jeff Prince
There weren’t enough parking spaces for the cars outside, and there weren’t enough chairs for the people inside. A big turnout is rare at a Tarrant Regional Water District board of directors meetings. The water boar...



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Water Board Waves

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Mary Kelleher’s first meeting as a Tarrant Regional Water District board member ought to be interesting. The political newcomer blasted the agency and incumbent board members during her campaign, and it’s doubtful they will...