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Tree Trimming inspections to ensure public safety

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The city of Sugar Land will conduct neighborhood tree inspections beginning in late March to ensure compliance with City codes. Low-hanging branches can prevent access for large vehicles such as fire trucks, ambulances and garbage trucks. An inspection schedule is available at www.sugarlandtx.gov/treemaintenance, and signs will be posted at subdivision entrances prior to the start […]

TIRR Memorial Hermann is offering outpatient rehabilitation in Sugar Land

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TIRR Memorial Hermann is known around the world for its state-of-the-art rehabilitation care and is now offering its outpatient services in Sugar Land. TIRR Memorial Hermann Outpatient Rehabilitation at Sugar Land provides a comprehensive range of therapeutic services to adults and children, all customized and tailored to meet the patient’s needs and goals. The new […]

Sheriff’s Office: Four-year-old boy drowns near Rosenberg

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The Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal drowning incident Wednesday afternoon just north of Rosenberg. At 2:25 p.m., Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a drowning call in the 1300 block of Cumings Road. A 4—year-old boy was found by a family member in a pond behind the house at that address. The […]

M.D. Anderson Sugar Land doctor emphasizes importance of Colorectal Awareness Month

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Dr. Craig Messick of M.D. Anderson Sugar Land said the key to treating Colorectal cancers is early detection. March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, and Messick encourages people over the age of 50 to have a colonoscopy. The majority of Colorectal Cases develop at 50 or older. The exception to the […]

Grab a Tissue: Allergy Season is here

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Just when you started to breathe a sigh of relief that flu season was coming to an end, allergy season kicks into high gear. In fact, March is relatively early in the allergy season for southeast Texas. Often times the symptoms of allergies can be nearly identical to the signs of a cold or even […]

Sugar Land resident trains for California Ultra-Marathon

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Staff Reports For some people, summertime in the Houston/Fort Bend area means taking advantage of air conditioning and only going outside when necessary. Sugar Land resident Steve Maliszewski takes the opposite approach. Maliszewski, a systems analyst for HCSS Construction Software in Sugar Land, will make a repair trip to the Badwater 135 Ultra-Marathon – “The […]

Standing with Israel…

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Fort Bend residents Mary Cook, left, and Stephanie Price showed that Fort Bend  residents support the long-standing relationship between the U.S. and Israel during a rally last week. The rally coincided with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the U.S. Congress.

Sarcopenia and Resistance Training

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Weight gain, degrading ability to perform normal activates, and a host of medical maladies such as osteoporosis all have links to the amount of muscle we have.    Although we recognize that ageing occurs, most of us don’t realize that muscle loss starts in our 30’s at around 2-4%/yr and accelerates significantly as we get […]

Bicycle Donation

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The Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association has donated two fully equipped Patrol Bicycles to The Sugar Land Police Department. The bikes will allow officers to enhance patrols in city parks, Town Center and First Colony Mall. Lt. Chris Thompson of SLPD  said ” The bikes donated by CPAAA are going to ease the […]

Missouri City Fire Station #5 could open by July

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Staff Reports The Missouri City Council approved a plan at its March 2 meeting that could open Fire Station #5 as early as July 1. “I’m glad it’s being done,” Missouri City Mayor Allen Owen said. “We need the coverage for everybody on that end of town.” Fire Station #5 is located in Sienna Plantation, […]

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