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Sugar Land City Council approves Clark Condon Associates Contract

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The Sugar Land City Council approved a contract for the full design and construction administration of the Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone (TIRZ) Parking and Plaza project adjacent to the Smart Financial Centre in Sugar Land. The contract amount is $659,170 and has been assigned to Clark Condon Associates. “The contract with Clark Condon Associates was […]

Camo Cookers conquer competition at American Legion Crawfish Boil

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The Camo Cookers took top title in the American Legion Post 942 Crawfish Boil contest earlier this month at the post’s Legion Hall in Sugar Land.  Facing off against almost a dozen teams, Colt Doyle and Erick Zepeda of the Camo Cookers prepared 70 pounds of crawdaddies to prevail the cooking contest. “We gave the […]

Gracepoint Homes Builds New Brownstones in Sugar Land

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By Subhrata Barot For The Star Houston-based Gracepoint Homes is in the process of building Brownstones in Imperial Sugar Land. The homebuilder will construct 35, three-story luxury homes in the area’s newest neighborhood, The Point. The Brownstones will range from 3,350 – 4,000-square-feet. They are designed to reflect a “19th century, east coast charm.” Each […]

Methodist Sugar Land to host Cancer Survivors Day

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Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital is joining nearly 14 million American cancer survivors in celebrating the 28th annual National Cancer Survivors Day®   this year. Also being recognized are the many family members, friends and health care providers whose contributions to, and support of, cancer survivors help make the celebration possible. “Surviving cancer is more than […]

Sugar Land residents produced international movie

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The 48th Annual WorldFest – Houston International Film Festival, which takes place from April 10   through April 19   2015 will feature “Leaves of the Tree,” a film produced by Sugar Land residents David and Rebecca Healey. The film stars well-known Hollywood actress Sean Young, and some scenes were filmed in Sugar Land The Remi Achievement […]

Federal government looking to change Sugar Land’s name

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The United States Department of Health and Human Services has a clear message for the city of Sugar Land – change your name because it’s contrary to a healthy lifestyle. “Through educational programs we’re looking to reduce sugar intake because it is a leading cause of many ailments and diseases that are very serious,” HHS […]

Sugar Land students win regional National Science Bowl® Competition, Secure Spot in National Finals in Washington, D.C.

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U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced that a team of middle school students from Fort Settlement Middle School in Sugar Land won their regional competition for the 2015 National Science Bowl® (NSB) this past weekend and are advancing to compete at the National Finals in Washington, D.C., in April. This year marks the 25th […]

Skeeters’ season on the horizon

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The Sugar Land Skeeters will open the 2015 season on April 23 vs. the Lancaster Barnstormers in a rematch of last season’s Atlantic League Championship Series, which Lancaster swept, 3-0. Check out the April 22 edition of The Star for a special section on the Skeeters 2015 season.

Sugar Land native wins popular Food Network show

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com From a young age, Sugar Land native Jackie Khanich was destined for culinary success. The 29-year-old California entertainment attorney’s grandmother watched her as a toddler. Khanich shadowed her grandmother, and by the age of 4, she was capable of baking a cake on her own. Fast forward 20+ years and Khanich’s […]

Sugar Land keeps clean recycling stations

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The City of Sugar Land installed two solar-powered waste and recycling stations in the Sugar Land Town Square plaza. The new compacting bins are part of the City’s ongoing commitment to improve recycling and sustainability efforts.   The solar-powered compacting stations hold five times more trash and recyclables than regular bins. Compacting trash and recyclables […]

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