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The Fort Bend Fork 07/23/14

Karl’s 503 FM 359, Suite 118 Richmond, TX 77406 Cuisine: American/European Karl’s is back and in a new location. On an end-cap of a strip center just north of 90A, this place is smaller and more casual than his original restaurant. The interior décor was considerably simple, with nothing on the windows, neutral paint on […]

All bets are off when the dog stuff goes missing!

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Sugar Land Police responded to a residential burglary the other day. When they arrived they met with a homeowner who reported his washer and dryer along with his grill had been stolen from his garage. Hummmm.  And then, as if to add insult to injury, he showed the officer that his master bedroom had also […]

County’s pedestrian plaza mid-way towards completion

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By Elsa Maxey  If you’ve had occasion to go to the county courthouse in Richmond, the construction activity between two county buildings is a sure sign that something is about to change there. There’s no more motorist passage on Fourth Street between the historic courthouse and the Travis building, and this is not a temporary […]

Business entrepreneur killed; associate wounded

By LeaAnne Klentzman  Two armed intruders killed one man and wounded another while they robbed a high stakes poker game in Stafford. It was Thursday evening as a collection of players began to filter into the back of a Stafford vending machine business off Greenbriar and Trinity for a few hands of high stakes poker. […]

Promenade Subdivision called to action again

Reserve C is the plat being considered for rezoning from commercial to residential in Stafford.

By Karen Daniels    At the July 17th Stafford City Council meeting, the property at US 90-A  and Promenade Blvd. that had recently been at the center of a contentious debate, was back on the agenda to discuss the replatting of this land. The week prior, the P&Z Commission unanimously recommended the plans submitted to […]

County’s pedestrian plaza mid-way towards completion

By Elsa Maxey  If you’ve had occasion to go to the county courthouse in Richmond, the construction activity between two county buildings is a sure sign that something is about to change there. There’s no more motorist passage on Fourth Street between the historic courthouse and the Travis building, and this is not a temporary […]

Congressman Pete Olson holds Town Hall meeting regarding new immigration bill

By Karen Daniels  It goes without saying that the immigration crisis at the Texas border, along with New Mexico, Arizona, and California, is a tragedy. Unaccompanied, immigrant children, after being sent on a treacherous and lengthy journey from Central America, are arriving in the United States by the thousands. Congressman Pete Olson, with the support […]

Year long path for Fort Bend ISD to arrive at potential November bond

By Betsy Dolan  It has taken over a year of work and district restructuring by Fort Bend ISD to get to the point where they are preparing to ask voters to support a $333.4 million bond in November. Superintendent Charles Dupre outlined the path the district has taken in the last year in a Board […]

Home Run Derby names McGrady/Dolan Team winner

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Sugar Land Skeeter, Tracy McGrady, high-fives Lamar Little Leaguer Will Dolan during the Home Run Derby at Constellation Field on July 16. The derby was part of the All-Star game festivities and paired players with local little leaguers. The McGrady/Dolan team won the Derby thanks to Dolan’s six home runs.

omg! Inside Fort Bend 07/23/14

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Park it in Sugar Land There’s an eat and greet in Sugar Land this upcoming Saturday, July 26, at the Imperial Park Recreation Center, 234 Matlage Way, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. celebrating Parks and Recreation Month. It’s the city’s first and residents are invited to meet staff, find out about classes, programs and services, […]

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