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KHOU: Fire damages Buddhist temple near Sugar Land

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A Buddhist temple came crumbling down without warning near Sugar Land overnight, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. According to witnesses, it happened around 1:45 a.m. Thursday at the Vietnam Buddhist Center on Synott near Webb. At that time, seven monks sleeping in the living quarters next door said they heard the alarm […]

Sugar Land Imperials to raise money for local soldiers

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The Sugar Land Imperials are proud to announce a special jersey created for the Nov. 14th weekend, this jersey will benefit the Tip of the Spear and honor our veterans and troops who served and currently serving in the military. TipoftheSpear.org is a certified 501 (c)(3) organization that exists to provide both essential and nonessential […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land hosted artistic breast cancer awareness event

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Women want to know all they can about breast cancer – risks, effective screening techniques, treatment options, and more. That’s why Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital hosted “The Art of Knowing” informational and painting event last week. A unique blend of health information and creativity, the event drew women from all parts of the community […]

W. Nile detected in Sugar Land

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The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile last Wednesday. The City increased mosquito spraying to twice per week this summer and has been working closely with the Texas Department of State Health […]

Missouri City man in sidewalk dispute with city

Missouri City resident Robert Buscemi is unhappy with the work that the city did on the sidewalk in front of his home. (Submitted photo)

By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Missouri City resident Robert Buscemi is unhappy with the work that the city’s maintenance department did on the sidewalk in front of his home in the Lake Olympia neighborhood. “In July, Missouri City sent out a maintenance team to repair the sidewalks in our area,” Buscemi said.  “This group was not […]

Quail Valley team wins Houston tennis title

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Every year the dream burns brightly for hundreds of over 55 year old tennis players in the Houston area: To play in the United States Tennis Association national tournament in Surprise, Arizona. Every player prepares differently for the July-August season. Some play more tennis, some seek approval from their cardiologist, some go to a chiropractor, […]

Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Oyster Creek

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The City of Sugar Land has confirmed the presence of West Nile virus at mosquito traps located along Oyster Creek near Lexington Boulevard. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile on Oct. 22. The City increased mosquito spraying to twice per week this summer and has been working closely with the Texas Department of State […]

Sugar Creek Women’s Association “Holiday Treasures” Market

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The Sugar Creek Country Club Women’s Association continues its longtime tradition of sponsoring their spectacular annual market, “Holiday Treasures”, on Nov. 6 at the Sugar Creek Country Club, 420 Country Club Blvd., Sugar Land.  The public is invited to shop from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for a $5 admission fee.  The proceeds from this […]

Investigation into Albright sign theft continues

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The Fort Bend County District Attorney’s office is still investigating a misdemeanor theft case from May. Then-Fort Bend ISD school board member and Position 4 candidate, Bruce Albright, had been arrested for stealing another signs from Position 5 candidate, Kris Allfrey, in front of Helfman Ford in Meadows Place – where Albright is employed. Both […]

Refinancing Saves Sugar Land Taxpayers $2.95 Million

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Sugar Land recently refinanced five series of bonds that will save City taxpayers a total of $2.95 million over the next 12 years and reduce the City’s interest rate from 4.39 to 1.67 percent. After the transaction was reviewed by Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings, the bonds received a AAA rating. This rating is […]

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