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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oyster Creek celebrated Mardi Gras

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Mardi Gras Cocktail Reception at Oyster Creek Manor.  There was lively music, tasty food, smooth beverages and great tours.  Everyone enjoyed the photo booth and lively music.  Our attendees from Smiles at Greatwood and Gulf Coast Hospice won super door prizes!  It was a fun event provided as a Thank You to all of our […]

TxDOT dedicates $132 million to Fort Bend road improvements

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Last November, Texas voters approved Proposition 1 by a 4-to-1 margin, which authorized the state legislature the power to use a portion of the Rainy Day Fund for road improvements. Fort Bend County received approximately $101.8 million in Prop 1 funds, accounting for a large portion of the $132 million cost for five major highway […]

Trial Ride through Sugar Land

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The Los Vaqueros de Rio Grande rode through Sugar Land last week toward the end of its 400-mile long trail from Hidalgo, near the Mexican border, to Houston. 

Holocaust survivor visited Sugar Land for film screening

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Editor’s Note: This story is the final piece in a three-part series about local efforts to “Never Forget” about the atrocities of the Holocaust, in which six million Jewish people were brutally murdered in Europe. By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Al Marks will never forget how his world changed nearly 71 years ago, on March 17, […]

Sugar Land family sues Boy Scouts over son’s death

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The Evans family, of Sugar Land, changed forever in October 2012 when 10-year-old James died after being run over by a golf cart at a Boy Scouts of America recruiting event in Austin County, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Now arguments are underway in the Harris County 129th District Court in a […]

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