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Sugar Land among nation’s best for technological improvements
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Sugar Land among nation’s best for technological improvements

Sugar Land city council members and officials celebrated being ranked in fourth place among similar-sized cities in a 2019 survey during a recent...

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Fort Worth garden store opens Sugar Land location
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Fort Worth garden store opens Sugar Land location

Poinsettias such as these will be on display at Cornelius Nursery in Sugar Land. (Contributed photo) Fort Bend County flower and plant lovers now...

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MLB affiliation would raise Skeeters’ profile
News 3 weeks ago
MLB affiliation would raise Skeeters’ profile

I’ve used this space on numerous occasions to talk about changing landscapes in Fort Bend County with regards to development, politics and other...

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Unrest : FBISD holds ‘Sugar Land 95’ ceremony amidst protests
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Unrest : FBISD holds ‘Sugar Land 95’ ceremony amidst protests

Police escort Swatara Olushola out of the Sunday night memorial service for the Sugar Land 95 at the James Reese Career and Technical Center in...

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Labor of love : Meadows Place’ Playground for All opening doors
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Labor of love : Meadows Place’ Playground for All opening doors

Meadows Place resident Emily Garcia (right) and her 7-year-old daughter Arabella “Belle” Garcia play at the town’s new HELFMAN Playground for All...

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FBISD to hold ‘Sugar Land 95’ ceremony
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FBISD to hold ‘Sugar Land 95’ ceremony

Fort Bend ISD will hold a “Blessing the Ground” ceremony at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17 at the James Reese Career and Technical Center in preparation...

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Former Sugar Land employee returns as city manager
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Former Sugar Land employee returns as city manager

Goodrum A former Sugar Land city employee is coming back to where his career began. Following a nationwide search, the Sugar Land city council...

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Never forgotten : Annual luncheon sparks memories for area veterans
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Never forgotten : Annual luncheon sparks memories for area veterans

Sugar Land resident Vernon Pyles is shown here as a Navy cadet. Pyles, who served in the Navy for three years on the U.S.S. Nimitz, is one of many...

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Sugar Land resident receives volunteerism honor
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Sugar Land resident receives volunteerism honor

From left, Catholic Charities President Cynthia Colbert with Sugar Land resident Christiane Galvan and Catholic Charities Board Chair Kevin Rech. ...

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Census planning underway in Sugar Land
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Census planning underway in Sugar Land

Sugar Land residents may be seeing more government workers out and about in their neighborhood during the next few weeks. According to the city,...

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Día de Los Muertos exhibit runs through Nov. 2
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Día de Los Muertos exhibit runs through Nov. 2

A local city with a melting pot of cultures is in the midst of celebrating its heritage. In honor of the 120th year of Hispanic heritage in Sugar...

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Constellation Field to host annual Halloween festivities
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Constellation Field to host annual Halloween festivities

Sugar Land’s Halloween Town will be at Constellation Field this year. The event is scheduled for Oct. 26 (Contributed photo) An annual Halloween...

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Fort Bend tax office holding educational seminar
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Fort Bend tax office holding educational seminar

The Fort Bend County Tax Office, in conjunction with the Fort Bend Central Appraisal District, will host a property tax Seminar from 10 a.m.-noon...

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FBISD board votes for reinternment at contentious meeting
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FBISD board votes for reinternment at contentious meeting

Samuel Collins addresses the FBISD Board of Trustees Sept. 23. (Screenshot from video of FBISD board meeting) The saga of the “Sugar Land 95,” the...

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Skeeters in championship rematch with Ducks
News 2 months ago
Skeeters in championship rematch with Ducks

Sugar Land’s Anthony Giansanti fouls a pitch during Wednesday’s playoff game against the York Revolution at Constellation Field. (Photo by Joe...

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Come and Take It: Skeeters set to defend championship
News 2 months ago
Come and Take It: Skeeters set to defend championship

The Sugar Land Skeeters’ Anthony Giansanti gets a hit during a game earlier this season at Constellation Field. He belted a home run and drove in...

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Sugar Land seeks board volunteers
News 3 months ago
Sugar Land seeks board volunteers

Sugar Land is looking for volunteers interested in serving as members on the Building Standards Commission, the Zoning Board of Adjustment and the...

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Inching along : Anticipation building for Stafford’s Grid projects
News 3 months ago
Inching along : Anticipation building for Stafford’s Grid projects

Construction continues Friday on a hotel planned for The Grid in Stafford. The 192-acre project has multiple confirmed tenants such as Aloft Hotel,...

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Work to begin on Grand at Aliana in coming weeks
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Work to begin on Grand at Aliana in coming weeks

Shown here is a rendering of the Grand at Aliana, which is set to begin construction in the coming weeks. (Rendering courtesy of NewQuest...

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Fate of ‘Sugar Land 95’ in limbo
News 4 months ago
Fate of ‘Sugar Land 95’ in limbo

Fort Bend ISD Superintendent Charles Dupre addresses the media and community at a press conference regarding the “Sugar Land 95” in June. Talks...

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A big hit : Constellation Field provides fun experience for fans
News 4 months ago
A big hit : Constellation Field provides fun experience for fans

The Memorial Hermann Children’s Play Land, shown here, has a water park, splash pad, jungle gym and slides that provide fun for children of all...

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Sugar Land likely to pursue $90 million bond
News 4 months ago
Sugar Land likely to pursue $90 million bond

Shown is the breakdown of a potential bond residents might see in November. (Graphic from city of Sugar Land) Last month, when the city of Sugar...

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Proposed Sugar Land budget includes work on CIP projects
News 4 months ago
Proposed Sugar Land budget includes work on CIP projects

The city of Sugar Land recently unveiled its budget for fiscal year 2020. Its proposed budget includes $231.6 million for operations and $40.5...

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Has area’s political facelift been change for better or worse?
News 4 months ago
Has area’s political facelift been change for better or worse?

Here's hoping that the insulting political divisiveness witnessed at the national level does not make it to Fort Bend County, where there has been...

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Residents recall moon-landing memories near 50th anniversary
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Residents recall moon-landing memories near 50th anniversary

When Neil Armstrong took that first step off Apollo 11 onto the surface of the moon July 20, 1969, it was a seminal moment for the United States....

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Unity of community spurs Meadows Place to build inclusive playground
News 5 months ago
Unity of community spurs Meadows Place to build inclusive playground

From left to right, Eric and Blake Helfman of Helfman Ford, Helfman Ford General Manager Jeff Smith, Meadows Place YAC Director Colene Cabezas,...

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Home field : County’s first public cricket field caters to diversity
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Home field : County’s first public cricket field caters to diversity

Ibrahim Ali takes a swing during practice for the Sugar Land Youth Cricket Club on Monday at the Four Corners Community Center. The organization...

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Main Squeeze Juice opens location in Sugar Land
News 5 months ago
Main Squeeze Juice opens location in Sugar Land

Main Squeeze Juice Co. opened its Sugar Land location June 29 at 18841 University Blvd. (Photo from Main Squeeze Facebook) Main Squeeze Juice Co....

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‘Sugar Land 95’ site among discussed bond projects
News 5 months ago
‘Sugar Land 95’ site among discussed bond projects

KP George This November, Fort Bend County voters could have decisions to make that will impact long-term infrastructure development, including one...

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Sugar Land looking to fill census committee
News 5 months ago
Sugar Land looking to fill census committee

Sugar Land is seeking 15-20 residents who are leaders and represent a diverse cross section of the city for a Census Complete Count Committee. "We...

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