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Sugar Land Imperials hockey to play home opener on Saturday

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Why would anyone travel from the town of North Pole to Sugar Land 3.5 months before Christmas? For 20-year-old Alex Tilman, he traveled 3,768 miles one way from the small town of North Pole, Alaska to play for the Sugar Land Imperials, a junior hockey team that plays in the NA3HL […]

KHOU: Man shot by police at his Sugar Land home

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A man was shot by police as the Drug Enforcement Administration carried out a search warrant at his Sugar Land home, deputies told our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, the shooting happened in the 1900 block of Rosewood Ln, not far from the Southwest Fwy. and Hwy. […]

Sugar Land City Council approves $324.75 million budget

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The approved budget totals $167.29 million for City operations, $13.11 million for economic development, and $144.35 million for capital projects. The operating budget includes funding for a number of City Council’s high-priority projects, including personnel and equipment for implementation of fire-based ambulance transport system, implementation of a public safety compensation study, and expanded code enforcement […]

Kempner High starts alumni Wall of Fame

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To further build on the positive climate and culture on campus, Kempner High School has created a Wall of Fame to honor outstanding graduates. Wall of Fame honorees will be those who have made significant contributions to their field and to our community and society by demonstrating their strong character and leadership abilities. “By highlighting […]

Sugar Land approves crime prevention cameras

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Sugar Land City Council approved a $1.6 million contract for crime prevention cameras at 27 locations mostly north of U.S. Highway 90A in Sugar Land. Installation at entrances and exits to the City will begin later this month and should take about four months. The project will create a network of license plate recognition cameras […]

New mixed use development coming to 59 and University Blvd.

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Vista Properties, the Sugar Land-based company that built the 20-acre mixed use development La Centerra in Cinco Ranch, closed on 14 acres in the northeast corner of the U.S. Hwy. 59/University Blvd. interchange on Tuesday. Vista executive vice president Brent Mann said will likely break ground next summer and the retail/office mix will be ready […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land goes blue for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital will shine a light on prostate cancer by illuminating the hospitals blue Sept. 15-19 during National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. “Memorial Hermann Sugar Land is proud to join the ‘go blue’ movement this September in honor of the 2.5 million men who have survived this […]

Sugar Land’s En-Touch Systems has 1 Gigabit Internet Service

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1 Gigabit Internet in Sugar Land En-Touch Systems, a local telecommunications provider in Sugar Land, has introduced an unbelievably fast Go! 1 Gigabit Internet Service to its’ residential customers in Telfair and in the new community of Imperial! “We want to make the most of our extensive fiber network,” says President J Findley, “and offer […]

Fort Bend ISD to host 12 Town Hall Meetings to share information on the FBISD on Nov. 4 bond

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At the August 18 Board meeting, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees called a $484 million bond election for Nov. 4 to address the District’s growth, to provide safety and security improvements, and to upgrade the District’s technology infrastructure. Fort Bend ISD invites community members, parents, guardians and students to attend one of 12 […]

Warren sentenced to four years in Casares case

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Michael Forrest Warren was sentenced to four years in prison last Friday after pleading guilty to Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon. The 61-year-old Richmond man appeared before 400th District Court Judge Clifford J. Vacek during a hearing to determine his punishment. According to Assistant District Attorney Chad Bridges, Chief of the Family Violence Division, […]

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