Sugar Land council to consider slashing budget

The Sugar Land City Council will meet Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. to consider recommended reductions of $1.58 million to the fiscal year 2018 budget that will eliminate festivals and two full-time positions among other major cuts. The cuts are needed to address lower than budgeted sales tax and property tax revenues. The city will receive […]

Draft land use plan reflects four years of public input

A citizen-led Land Use Advisory Committee (LUAC) has scheduled a public open house on Oct. 11, at 6 p.m., at Sugar Land City Hall, 2700 Town Center Blvd. North, to share a proposed update to the city’s Land Use Plan. The Land Use Plan, also known as Chapter 6 of the city’s Comprehensive Plan: outlines […]

Sugar Land Heritage Foundation receives historic baseball jersey donation from Morales family

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation announced the recent donation by the Morales family, long-time residents of Sugar Land. The Morales family recently donated a historic baseball jersey owned by their father, George Morales Sr. Morales was the longest tenured employee of the Imperial Sugar Company. After Morales passed away the family found and donated two […]

Sugar Land Lions donate park bench to Brazos River Park

The Sugar Land Lions Club last summer donated a park bench to the new Brazos River Park to honor past, present, and future Lions members. The club concentrates on helping people who have visual and hearing impairments and community service activities. The purpose of these service projects is to make the City of Sugar Land […]

Mettle for medals

SLPD officers bring home athletic awards By Joe Southern Don’t look for these cops at local donut shops. They’re more likely to be found on jogging paths when they’re not in uniform serving and protecting. Four members of the Sugar Land Police Department have been competing in Olympic-style games for several years between police […]

City to host Sugar Land Strong event

Sugar Land will hold a community event called “Sugar Land Strong” on Sept. 23, at 5 p.m., at Sugar Land Town Square. The event is intended to honor residents, local businesses, community organizations, employees and others in the community who supported hurricane response and recovery efforts. “Please join us as we celebrate Sugar Land’s strength […]

Italian Film Festival coming to Sugar Land

Partake of all that Italy has to offer at Umbria in Sugar Land, a five-day Italian Film Festival to be held in Sugar Land Sept. 27 through Oct. 1. Hosted by the City of Sugar Land and the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Festival del Cinema Citta di Spello ed i […]

Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital offering free flu shots to benefit Santa’s Exchange

With fall around the corner and the holiday season not far behind, Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is once again offering Fort Bend and surrounding area residents the opportunity to “give a gift and beat the flu.” Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, in collaboration with the Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Fort Bend Exchange Club, […]

Sugar Land native serving Navy at Top Gun

Petty Officer 1st Class Dustin Livingston of Sugar Land and a 2005 graduate of Kempner High School is an aviation ordnanceman with the “Top Gun” Naval Aviation Warfare Development Center (NAWDC) in Fallon, Nevada. Their squadron was sent on temporary detachment to Whidbey Island to provide ordnance training to the VAQ-135 electronic attack squadron. As […]

Sugar Land mostly unscathed by storm

The Brazos River crested this morning at a record height. The river is well above flood stage; however, Sugar Land’s levee system is protecting residents from river flooding. Sugar Land’s emergency operations center remains active around the clock to monitor river conditions and provide resources necessary to return the City to normal operations. City staff […]

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