Sugar Land welcomes ABM, a Fortune 500 company

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The Sugar Land Development Corporation recently approved an agreement with ABM as the company relocates its corporate shared services operations to the City of Sugar Land. ABM, a Fortune 500 company and a leading provider of facility solutions, has been serving Texas since 1945 and currently has more than 10,000 employees maintaining over 4,500 buildings […]

Nominations sought for inaugural Sugar Land Legacy Award

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The Sugar Land Office of Economic Development is partnering with the Sugar Land Legacy Foundation to recognize individuals and businesses that have made a significant, lasting impact on economic development and overall prosperity in the city. The nomination deadline for the first-ever Sugar Land Legacy Awards is Nov. 30. Recipients will be honored during a […]

RE/MAX Southwest marks 30 years in Sugar Land

RE/MAX Southwest agents pose for a picture in honor of the agency’s 30th anniversary. (Submitted photo)

By Andrea Dillahunty Special to The Fort Bend Star Anyone who bought a home from one of the original five RE/MAX Southwest Owners and stayed put, their house would be paid for by now. RE/MAX Southwest is celebrating 30 years in business. Back then, Frank DeCicco had the foresight to buy RE/MAX franchises for Texas. […]

Sugar Land’s fall, winter city event lineup released

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Sugar Land’s most anticipated annual events are on the horizon. All of the events are fun, free and located in the heart of the city at Sugar Land Town Square. On Thursday, Dec. 1, from 5 – 8 p.m., Santa Claus comes to town for Sugar Land’s Christmas Tree Lighting. Enjoy some of the community’s […]

Sugar Land Skeeters announce 2017 schedule

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Skeeters open 2017 campaign at home on April 20 The Sugar Land Skeeters begin defense of their Atlantic League championship at home against the Bridgeport Bluefish on Thursday, April 20, 2017. The baseball team recently announced their schedule for the 2017 regular season. The Skeeters begin their sixth season of play in the Atlantic League […]

Second Annual Speakeasy Party schedule for Nov. 10

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This 1930s-era Stearman biplane (courtesy Texas Taildraggers) will be back for one night only to provide photo opportunities at the Sugar Land Heritage Foundation’s Second Annual Speakeasy Party. Pictured from the left are Dennis “Knuckles” Parmer, James “Legs” Wong, Ira “Mugsy” Liebman, and Steve “Rocco’ Stewart.

The Sugar Land Heritage Foundation is shaking things up again by hosting its Second Annual Speakeasy Party to be held at Anson Aviation’s hangar located in Sugar Land Regional Airport complex. The party will be on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 each or a pack of 10 for $400 until Nov. […]

Skeeters rack-up post-season accolades

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Left photo: Jeremy Barfield was named the 2016 Atlantic League Player of the Year and made the Post-Season All-Star Team. Right photo: Skeeters pitcher Andrew Johnston was named to the Atlantic League Post-Season All-Star Team.

Compiled by Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Apparently winning the Atlantic League championship wasn’t enough for the Sugar Land Skeeters. Three weeks after the season ended, the victories continue to mount for the local baseball team as the league announced its post-season awards. Outfielder Jeremy Barfield was named the 2016 Atlantic League Player of the Year and […]

Country at the Ballpark returns to Constellation Field Nov. 5

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Jake Owen headlines concert with Frankie Ballard, Aaron Watson, LANco, and Runaway June Sugar Land Skeeters, Lucky 13 Presents and The New 93Q present the return of Country at the Ballpark on Saturday, Nov. 5 at Constellation Field. Once again, Country at the Ballpark has an exciting country music lineup consisting of the hottest up […]

Sugar Land schedules town hall meetings

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The City of Sugar Land has scheduled several town hall meetings to give residents a chance to meet with elected officials and staff and to share information about various city projects. A meeting for City Council District 1 is scheduled for Oct. 26, from 6-8 p.m., at the T.E. Harman Senior Center, 226 Matlage Way. […]

Skeeters celebrate first championship

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Sugar Land Skeeters owner Bob Zlotnik addresses Manager Gary Gaetti, left, and members of the team Tuesday during a celebration of the Skeeters first Atlantic League championship.

‘The beginning of a great dynasty’ By Joe Southern jsouthern@fortbendstar.com Nearly 250 diehard Skeeters fans crowded into the Insperity Club at Constellation Field Oct. 4 to celebrate Sugar Land’s first Atlantic League of Professional Baseball championship. The celebration came just four days after the Skeeters swept the Long Island Ducks in the championship series to […]

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