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Stafford to discuss future of Texas Instruments property this week

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The city of Stafford discussed the future of the 192-acre potential Legacy Place project at its meeting on Tuesday night, and could potentially discuss it further in executive session tonight. The proposed mixed use development includes a 45-acre outlet mall, similar to those in Cypress, Texas City and San Marcos, as […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Susana Mejia

Susana Mejia of the Texas Department 
of Family & Protective Services.

By Subhrata Barot For The Star To most children, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and Spiderman are considered heroes. But to a child left in the throws of violence, dysfunction and abuse, Susana Mejia of the Texas Department of Family & Protective Services is more than a hero. Mejia is a Child Protective Services (CPS) Case […]

Pet of the Week 01/14/15

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Meet Ruby. This girl is truly a jewel. At 5 months old, Ruby is a brown tabby with adorable white “socks” on her feet. Loving and playful, Ruby would fit nicely into any home. Wouldn’t your new year seem more complete with the love of a friendly feline? If so, contact Save Our Strays of […]

Taylor Morrison adds new floor plans in Sugar Land

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The Fort Bend Star is proud to announce that a local writer, Subhrata Barot, will begin contributing health, government, development and more stories for the newspaper and the Fort Bend/Katy Business Journal. “I’m excited because I really think the Fort Bend Star covers Fort Bend in-depth,” Barot said. “It’s a community-oriented paper, and it really […]

Legislature must make veteran toll exemptions a priority

Michael Sudhalter

As Americans, we talk a big game when it comes to patriotism. We put decals and bumper stickers on our cars, and come every major American holiday, many of our streets are lined with American flags. It’s great that we express our love for the United States of America in this way, but it’s not […]

FBISD board set to vote on feeders/boundaries on Jan. 26

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The Fort Bend ISD board of trustees agreed to vote on a plan that would update its feeder patterns and boundaries at its Jan. 26 meeting. FBISD Executive Director of Talent Management Beth Martinez unveiled a recommendation at Monday night’s board meeting that she described as a “hybrid” between Options A […]

T3 Fitness Gym- Training to the Third Power

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There’s a new face of fitness in Fort Bend County. T3 Fitness Gym is a total person training facility. Their motto is Training to the Third Power: Body, Mind, and Spirit. The staff at T3 Fitness gym pride themselves on the fact that they not only want to change a member’s body through top quality […]

Missouri City, H-E-B partner to increase wellness

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Missouri City is partnering with local agencies, schools, area leaders and residents to compete in the annual H-E-B Community Challenge. As a way to increase local involvement and help Missouri City shine in the upcoming challenge, Missouri City staff has launched its own New Year’s Resolution wellness program titled “The 2015 You.” The third-annual H-E-B […]

HGTV Design Star Abby Vasek to take Questions From Local Homeowners

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HGTV Design Star Abby Vasek will be on hand to answer design questions at the 5th Annual Sugar Land Home & Garden Show being held on Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 24 and 25 at the Stafford Centre, 10505 Cash Road. Ask the Designer Vasek will provide free advice from the show’s Ask the Designer booth […]

Reynolds trial rescheduled for Aug. 3

Texas State Rep. Ron Reynolds

Texas District 27 State Representative Ron Reynolds (D-Missouri City) was originally slated for a Montgomery Country re-trial just five days into 2015. But the trial was delayed until Aug. 3, so Reynolds (D-Missouri City) could focus on the 84th Legislative Session, which begins on Tuesday, Jan. 13. In November, a Montgomery County judge overturned Reynolds’ […]

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