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KHOU: West Nile virus confirmed in two Sugar Land locations

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The presence of the West Nile virus was found in mosquito traps at two different locations in Sugar Land, a city spokesman announced Wednesday, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. The traps were set up at the Sugar Land Business Park and the Sugar Creek subdivision. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile […]

Missouri City to host clean-up


Continuing its “Team Clean” go-green initiative for the third consecutive year, Missouri City employees will again join forces this year and dedicate Friday, Sept. 19 to organizing their work areas and disposing of old documents, obsolete software, non-working equipment and other dated materials. City Hall (1522 Texas Pkwy.) and Municipal Court (3845 Cartwright Rd.) will […]

Notice of change in solid waste pickup for three Missouri City subdivisions


To further improve solid waste collection citywide, Republic Services will change regular pickup days in the following subdivisions: *Bradford Village: Scheduled service days will change from Wednesday and Saturday to Tuesday and Friday. *Quail Valley Townhomes: Scheduled service days will change from Wednesday and Saturday to Monday and Thursday. *The Woods of Quail Valley: Scheduled […]

Union Pacific Railroad project to close intersections in October


Union Pacific Railroad set-up message boards to alert residents the intersection at Main Street and Highway 90A would be closed September 22 – October 6. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes to cross the railroad tracks. The temporary closure is related to efforts to build a segment of new track from Urlich Street to […]

Missouri City adds extra spray days to control mosquitoes


Due to the recent rains and warm temperatures, there has been an increase in mosquitoes. To control the pesky bugs, Missouri City has scheduled additional spray days. In addition to each Thursday, the City will spray all neighborhoods on Tuesday, Sept. 9 and Tuesday, Sept. 16. All spraying will take place between the hours of […]

Sugar Land Extends Reduced Pet Adoption Fees


Sugar Land Animal Services is extending reduced adoption fees of $20 for cats and reducing the dog adoption fee to $40 through Oct. 19. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neutering and a microchip with a lifetime registration. Through the month of September, the shelter will give out $20 PetsMart gift cards with every black cat adoption, […]

Fifteen students treated for heat-related illness at prep football game in Sugar Land


Fifteen students received medical attention for non-life threatening heat-related illness on Saturday afternoon during the football game between Bush High and Houston Madison at Mercer Stadium in Sugar Land. According to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11, eight of the students were taken to the hospital by ambulance and two others were taken to hospitals […]

First Choice Emergency Room opened its 17th Houston facility in Missouri City


Over the weekend First Choice Emergency Room opened its 17th Houston facility in Missouri City.  To celebrate the opening, First Choice Emergency Room conducted a ribbon cutting ceremony with Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, the mayor of Missouri City and the Missouri City Fire Chief.  Also, Life Flight landed a helicopter  and First Choice Emergency […]

Traffic grant to fund overtime enforcement in Sugar Land


The Sugar Land Police Department’s $110,000 Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grant will provide increased enforcement of traffic safety laws to reduce crashes, fatalities and injuries. The  2015 STEP grant from the Texas Department of Transportation funds overtime expenses for speed enforcement, intersection control and education, an extra resource that does not affect SLPD’s normal […]

Sugar Land breast cancer support group “Breast Friends” to meet Sept. 9


The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Sugar Land sponsors the Breast Friends Focus and Support Group for Fort Bend and surrounding communities. The group’s next meeting will be Tuesday, Sept. 9 from 6:30-8 p.m. This month’s meeting, titled September Social, will include an evening of socializing, catching up with long-time friends, and meeting new ones. […]

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