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Report: Sugar Land ranked eighth snobbiest city in Texas

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Movoto, a California-based online real estate brokerage company, regularly releases Top 10 lists, nationally and statewide. Its most recent list may be flattering or demeaning – depending on your perspective. Movoto ranked Sugar Land as the eighth snobbiest city in the state of Texas. The criteria used was based on positive things such as household […]

Hockey time in Sugar Land…

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The Sugar Land Imperials hosted the Nashville Junior Predators last month at the Sugar Land Ice & Sports Center last month. The Imperials’ next home series with be Jan. 30-Feb. 1 against the Dallas Junior Stars. The team will host a Can Drive on Jan. 30, Star Wars Night on Jan. 31 and “Skate With […]

J.J. Watt Charity Classic coming to Sugar Land in May

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J.J. Watt, is excited to announce the date for the 2015 J.J. Watt Charity Classic. The event will be held on the evening of Friday, May 1, 2015, at Constellation Field in Sugar Land, Texas.   A softball game featuring the defensive and offensive players from the Houston Texans will compete on opposing teams under “Friday Night Lights”. A home run derby […]

The Changing Face of North Sugar Land

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By Karen Daniels For The Star After closing its doors in 2003, the redevelopment of the former Imperial Sugar refinery site has been in the works for some time. Progress is finally being made with the culmination of several projects. Johnson Development is finalizing the infrastructure of the 27-acre refinery site. Parts of this land […]

One dead, one injured in New Territory crash

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One person is dead and another is critically injured in an accident on Friday evening in Sugar Land, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. Police said two teens were driving a Corvette before 7 p.m. when their car flipped at the intersection of Homeward Way at New Territory. A 15-year-old male was killed […]

Meritage homes acquires land in Imperial Sugar Land for 335 home sites

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Meritage Homes has purchased 127 acres in Imperial Sugar Land where it will develop 335 home sites in the Fort Bend master-planned community at Highway 6 and Highway 90A. The acquisition represents about a third of the land to be developed in the community, according to Imperial Sugar Land General Manager Shay Shafie.  The new […]

Sugar Land to break ground on new Performance Venue on Dec. 9

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Sugar Land City Council approved a guaranteed maximum price of $74.3 million to build an indoor performance venue that will be the first of its kind in the region and set a new standard for “the theater of the future.” Construction is expected to begin with a formal groundbreaking event on Dec. 9. The venue […]

Sugar Land City Council Adopts Master Drainage Plan

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Sugar Land City Council recently updated the Master Drainage Plan, a document created in 2007. The plan describes the City’s physical drainage-related characteristics, identifies drainage agencies with jurisdiction in Sugar Land, establishes roles and responsibilities of various agencies and identifies future efforts necessary for drainage planning and flood control. Modifications to the Master Drainage Plan […]

Donation enhances Sugar Land’s EMS Rollout

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Four video laryngoscopes were recently purchased to support the City’s implementation of a fire-based ambulance transport system beginning in January 2015. The new equipment, funded by a donation from Nalco Champion, allows paramedics to more accurately perform a laryngoscopy and quickly establish airways for patients. The addition of video laryngoscopes and other equipment is part […]

Local ownership assumes 100 percent of the Sugar Land Skeeters

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When the Sugar Land Skeeters franchise started in 2012, local owners Bob and Marcie Zlotnik owned one third of the team as part of a partnership with Maryland-based Opening Day Partners. The Zlotniks assumed 100 percent control of the team under SL Baseball LLC. on Tuesday. The Zlotniks’ association with the Skeeters and Constellation Field […]

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