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Sugar Land City Council approves $324.75 million budget

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The approved budget totals $167.29 million for City operations, $13.11 million for economic development, and $144.35 million for capital projects. The operating budget includes funding for a number of City Council’s high-priority projects, including personnel and equipment for implementation of fire-based ambulance transport system, implementation of a public safety compensation study, and expanded code enforcement […]

Sugar Land approves crime prevention cameras

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Sugar Land City Council approved a $1.6 million contract for crime prevention cameras at 27 locations mostly north of U.S. Highway 90A in Sugar Land. Installation at entrances and exits to the City will begin later this month and should take about four months. The project will create a network of license plate recognition cameras […]

New mixed use development coming to 59 and University Blvd.

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Vista Properties, the Sugar Land-based company that built the 20-acre mixed use development La Centerra in Cinco Ranch, closed on 14 acres in the northeast corner of the U.S. Hwy. 59/University Blvd. interchange on Tuesday. Vista executive vice president Brent Mann said will likely break ground next summer and the retail/office mix will be ready […]

Memorial Hermann Sugar Land goes blue for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

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Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital will shine a light on prostate cancer by illuminating the hospitals blue Sept. 15-19 during National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. “Memorial Hermann Sugar Land is proud to join the ‘go blue’ movement this September in honor of the 2.5 million men who have survived this […]

Butterflies, Bees and Plants, Oh My!

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Where will you find a butterfly garden, bee hives and an amazing selection of plants to create your own enviable ecosystem? Why, the 16th Annual Sugar Land Garden Club Plant Sale and amazing FALL FESTIVAL, of course! Visit the Butterfly garden and get expert advice from Don Johnson, a member of the Fort Bend Master Gardeners’ […]

First Colony Branch Library Book Clubs announce October Selections

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Whether you enjoy classic literature or a gritty crime novel, Fort Bend County Libraries invites you to share that love of reading with other book lovers at one of First Colony Branch Library’s book clubs. These book clubs meet monthly at the library, located at 2121 Austin Parkway in Sugar Land, and new members are […]

Applied Optoelectronics expands its Sugar Land headquarters

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The City of Sugar Land and the Sugar Land Development Corporation recently approved an agreement to support expansion plans by Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. (AOI) that will potentially bring more than $30 million in investments, retain 235 jobs and add 530 new jobs during a 10 year period. Given the foreseeable growth in laser components in […]

KHOU: West Nile virus confirmed in two Sugar Land locations

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The presence of the West Nile virus was found in mosquito traps at two different locations in Sugar Land, a city spokesman announced Wednesday, according to our news partner, KHOU Channel 11. The traps were set up at the Sugar Land Business Park and the Sugar Creek subdivision. The mosquitoes tested positive for West Nile […]

Union Pacific Railroad project to close intersections in October

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Union Pacific Railroad set-up message boards to alert residents the intersection at Main Street and Highway 90A would be closed September 22 – October 6. Drivers are advised to use alternate routes to cross the railroad tracks. The temporary closure is related to efforts to build a segment of new track from Urlich Street to […]

Sugar Land Extends Reduced Pet Adoption Fees

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Sugar Land Animal Services is extending reduced adoption fees of $20 for cats and reducing the dog adoption fee to $40 through Oct. 19. The fee includes vaccinations, spaying/neutering and a microchip with a lifetime registration. Through the month of September, the shelter will give out $20 PetsMart gift cards with every black cat adoption, […]

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