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Sugar Land resident shines with energy efficient light company

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Sugar Land resident Jason Sheng has a doctorate in Biochemistry from the University of Texas, but admits to not “owning a crystal ball.” That’s why the longtime scientist explains that he got into the energy efficient (LED) customized lighting solution industry to benefit the environment. He had no idea energy efficient lighting would become so […]

HGTV Design Star Abby Vasek to take Questions From Local Homeowners

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HGTV Design Star Abby Vasek will be on hand to answer design questions at the 5th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show being held on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25 at the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road. Ask the Designer Vasek will provide free advice from the show’s Ask the Designer booth […]

Wilsonart to Premiere Quartz Countertops at Sugar Land Home & Garden Show

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The 5th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden show will be held Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25 at the Stafford Centre, located at 10505 Cash Road. While the variety of exhibitors and vendors at the show will touch on many elements of home design – inside and out, new construction or remodel – […]

Bostic brings Robotics possibilities to Stafford

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By Karen Daniels For The Star Stafford MSD is in the early stages of establishing a district-wide Robotics Program. Currently this is an after-school or in-school recess program, but the goal is to create a robotic lab and offer this as an elective course. Normally this endeavor would be quite an undertaking by an incoming […]

Missouri City City Manager Ed Broussard accepts same position in Tyler

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Missouri City’s city manager Ed Broussard is East Texas-bound. Broussard was hired on Dec. 23 to become the city manager of Tyler, an East Texas city with approximately 100,000 residents. Earlier this month, Broussard was selected as one of five finalists for the position, and he went through final interviews two weeks ago. Broussard was […]

Local players prepare to compete in bowl games, NFL playoffs

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The holiday season is a great time to relax, enjoy family and watch a college football bowl game – or 12, along with the beginning of the NFL playoffs. Fortunately, local residents have plenty of Fort Bend ISD alumni to follow during bowl season. The 2014-15 season marks the first time […]

Sugar Land plans New Year’s Eve Party

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The City of Sugar Land will host its free annual New Year’s Eve on the Square celebration. City Hall will be brought to life as the entire building will transform using the latest in 3D video mapping. To hail in the New Year, this 3D showcase will include a special midnight countdown, a giant Sugar […]

Festival of Lights

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Rabbi Mendel Feigenson, left, and U.S. Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas), right, lit the Grand Menorah last week at Sugar Land Town Center to honor the beginning of Chanukah, the Jewish Festival of Lights. (Submitted photo)

Holiday Survival Guide for Families with Autism

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Hope For Three Offers Tips for Taming the Chaos Hope For Three, a local autism advocacy nonprofit whose mission is to raise community awareness and provide assistance to families with children on the autism spectrum, offers tips for surviving the holidays. Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and autism are both general terms for a group of […]

CHRISTMAS IN ARCOLA

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The City of Arcola hosted a Christmas celebration last week. (Submitted photo)

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