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Lawyers cry foul over Sugar Land towing contract

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Lawyers representing a longtime owner of a Missouri City-based towing business filed a suit on Monday in Fort Bend District Court, alleging that the city of Sugar Land unfairly awarded its tow truck contracts. The lawsuit, which doesn’t seek monetary damages but rather to void the current contracts, isn’t against the […]

Willowridge Hall of Fame

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The Willowridge Wall of Honor, Inc. and T.J. Ford, former NBA player and Willowridge High School alum, will host the eighth Wall of Honor Banquet, Saturday, September 6, 2014, at The Power Center, 12401 South Post Oak Road, Houston, Texas at 7:00 pm.  Eight outstanding former alumni and teachers will be inducted into the Willowridge […]

Joella Mullis- Listed Among ‘America’s Best Real Estate Agents’

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Joella Mullis with RE/MAX Southwest is among more than 1,900 RE/MAX Associates and teams featured in the 2014 “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” rankings released July 8. Mullis has more than 29 years of experience in the Fort Bend market, helping home buyers and sellers realize their dreams. “My number one goal is to help […]

Civil Servant of the Week: Missouri City FD’s Daryl Maretka

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By Michael Sudhalter msudhalter@fortbendstar.com The new Civil Servant of the Week feature recognizes an employee in our local community who makes a difference in law enforcement or public service. You may nominate a civil servant by e-mailing Michael Sudhalter at msudhalter@fortbendstar.com Daryl Maretka may live in Wharton, but the Missouri City Fire Department is truly his home. […]

Fort Bend Women’s Center’s “Happy Together” concert

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The Fort Bend Women’s Center invites you to get “Happy Together” with us as we gear up for the biggest annual music concert of the year: Music Fest 2014! This year we’re presenting the Happy Together Tour starring The Turtles with Flo & Eddie, Mark Farner formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, Chuck Negron formerly of Three Dog Night,Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels and Gary Lewis & The Playboys! Women’s […]

Missouri City Ballet to hold open auditions, August 23

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Are you ready to take your ballet training to the next level? Missouri City Ballet is holding open company auditions for ballet dancers, ages 10 and up, on Saturday, August 23, 2014 at 11:00 am. Registration begins at 10:30 am and will be immediately followed by the auditions and an informational meeting for parents. The […]

Fort Bend Chamber to host luncheon with Mayor Scarcella

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The Central Fort Bend Chamber in Rosenberg represents the area business community in the development of goals and programs that will bring about economic growth, constructive change, and improvement in the quality of life. The Nominating Committee of the Central Fort Bend Chamber is seeking interested persons to serve on the Board of Directors. The […]

Sugar Plum Market to feature more than 100 vendors

Shown front row (l-r): Catherine Kubala, Lauren Worsham, Teena Caldwell,  and Jenny Nelson. Back Row: Susanne Hiegel, Cindy Dempster, Sherri Ebarb, and Brigit Engleman.

Make a Christmas list and check it twice!  With over 100 unique vendors, the 14th Annual Sugar Plum Market is sure to be a one-stop holiday shopping event.  Presented by the Fort Bend Junior Service League (FBJSL) and Houston Methodist Sugar Land Hospital, this year’s “Under the Mistletoe” Market will take place at the Stafford […]

Sugar Land Town Square continues to grow

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As Sugar Land Town Square marks its 10th year, the area’s premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination has become the preferred choice for new and emerging restaurant and retail concepts with 17 of its current retail tenants choosing the development for their first location or their first location in the Houston market. Those who selected […]

Ladybugs of Fort Bend visit Richmond Healthcare Center

Ladybugs in attendance at this particular event  at the Richmond Healthcare Center included (l to r): Dr. Eugenia Blomstrom, Milly Jones, Dee Dee Blomstrom, Velvete Rojubokan, and Ladybugs founder/coordinator, Vicki Latham.

The Ladybugs helped to spread joy to patrons in hospice, retirement and general healthcare at the Richmond Healthcare Center recently in Fort Bend. The group provided fun games and prizes, sang songs, and brought each patron fresh baked pastries and chocolates, Mardi Gras beads, magazines, toiletries, new socks, and other items to help brighten their […]

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