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Sienna Branch Library presents a variety of free children’s programs

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Fort Bend County Libraries’ Sienna Branch Library, 8411 Sienna Springs Blvd in Missouri City, presents a variety of free children’s programs — Mother Goose Time, Toddler Time, Story Time, and School-Age Programs — every month.  These programs are free and open to the public. The schedule for March is as follows: Mother Goose Time, Tuesdays […]

Stafford council approves TI Property re-zoning

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It took four meetings and a public hearing, but the Stafford City Council finally decided to re-zone the 192-acre Texas Instruments property, on the U.S. Hwy. 59 feeder between Airport and Kirkwood, from light industrial to mixed use. “That was a major step,” said Stafford Mayor Leonard Scarcella. That opens the door for Street Level […]

Sugar Land police officers honored

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Several individuals were honored at a banquet last weekend that was hosted by the Sugar Land Police Department, Sugar Land Police Officers Association and the Sugar Land Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association. The event is held to honor the efforts of the entire Police Department and recognize a few special individuals. The officers select an […]

Greatwood residents help neighbor living in a tent

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Thin fabric for walls and rope for a roof beam. That’s life for the 29-year-old man living through cold nights in a tent near Greatwood. But his luck may have started to change on Friday when some big-hearted folks in the area reached out to help him, according to our news partner KHOU Channel 11. […]

Missouri City wins awards for forestry program

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After making a conscious effort to promote green initiatives and further cement the “Show Me City” as the 16th best place to live in the United States, Missouri City recently won two Houston-Galveston Area Council Parks and Natural Area Awards in the Policy Tools and Planning Process Categories for the City’s “Go Native” Policy and […]

Smart Financial Centre receives naming rights to Sugar Land’s Performing Arts Center

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The Sugar Land City Council voted unanimously today to approve the granting of naming rights for the city’s new state-of-the-art entertainment venue to Smart Financial Credit Union. The venue will be known as the Smart Financial Centre at Sugar Land. As previously announced, in partnership with ACE SL, LLC (ACE), Sugar Land City Council approved […]

Ten thousand Heart to Hearts to help local senior women fight Cardiac Disease

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Many women don’t realize that as they age they become more likely to develop heart disease. To combat this problem, teams from Brookdale senior living communities in the area are fanning out to personally alert women age 65 and older to their increased risk and provide resources to fight it. The local effort is part […]

Giving back to the community…

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Boy Scout Pack 992 and Troop 992 in Sugar Land picked up 695 pounds of food from two Sugar Land neighborhoods and delivered it to “My Brothers Keeper” Food Pantry on Jan. 31. Their efforts were part of a city-wide Boy Scouts iniatitive. 

CIVIL SERVANT OF THE WEEK: Sugar Land FD’s Victor Peschke

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The Sugar Land Fire Department and Sugar Land Citizen’s Fire Academy Alumni Association recently awarded Victor Peschke with the first Firefighter of the Year award. The award recognizes outstanding Sugar Land firefighters who best represent the Fire Department through exceptional attitude, service and leadership characteristics. The recipient is chosen by nominations from peers and department […]

The Houston Glass Show & Sale and The Best Little Antique Show in Texas set for February 20 to 22

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The annual  Houston Glass and Antique Show & Sale will be held at The Fort Bend County Fairgrounds 4310 Hwy 36 S Rosenberg, TX  77471. We have two buildings filled with top quality merchandise. The show features American made glassware and antiques from 1880-1970. This includes Pattern Glass, Carnival Glass, American Brilliant Cut Glass, Depression […]

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