Both Sugar Land and Missouri City have seen upticks in some violent crime categories in both 2020 and 2021, but they should be considered in their context, according to police officials in both communities.
The Sugar Land residents living along Cleveland Lake aren’t alone in dealing with the invasive species before them, but ongoing discussions between a developer and the city have meant nearby homeowners must sit and watch the water hyacinth overtake the body of water.
A mosquito found in a trap in Sugar Land has been confirmed as testing positive for the West Nile virus, a July 2 news release from the city said.
A Sugar Land-based advocacy group has succeeded in creating the first state-approved autism-related specialty license plate, the sales of which will help fund assistance for families living with autism.
This Juneteenth, a group of Fort Bend County residents is working to spread awareness about another belated piece of history – the Sugar Land 95.
The Sugar Land City Council recently approved a contract to purchase materials for wireless communications upgrades as part of its Capital Improvement Program (CIP), a May 21 news release from the city said.
The Sugar Land City Council recently approved an infrastructure improvement project aimed at reducing flooding within certain areas of the city.
Gustavo Cardenas and Jorge Toledo are now under house arrest for a third time, according to their sons in the United States. They were released from prison last Friday night along with the other four members of the so-called Citgo 6.
Local officials across Greater Houston are encouraging area residents to get a COVID-19 vaccination to help the region achieve herd immunity.
Candidates for two Sugar Land City Council seats gathered to discuss their visions for the city and the challenges facing it in front of an online and in-person audience during a forum last Friday.
The City of Sugar Land is temporarily changing the disinfectant it uses to treat its water, a process that is expected to run from April 5-May 5 and might change the taste and smell of the water.
The fallout of Winter Storm Uri prompted the Texas House of Representatives to convene its Energy Resources and State Affairs committees last Thursday and Friday in response to the crisis that left thousands of Fort Bend County residents without power and/or water in the midst of freezing te…
With Winter Storm Uri in Fort Bend County’s wake, area residents are beginning to recover from a week marred by freezing temperatures, power outages and damage to homes and businesses caused by water pipes that froze and then burst.
The City of Sugar Land’s water system rescinded its boil water notice for Greatwood Friday after officials submitted laboratory test results to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) which indicated the water no longer requires boiling prior to use, city officials said in a new…
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com The FBI’s Violent Crime Task Force and the Sugar Land Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man responsible for a December bank robbery in Sugar Land. The suspect is described as a 5-foot-10 white or Middle Eastern man with a thin build, according to police. Authorities […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Increased utility rates for Sugar Land residents that were approved by the city council in September took effect on New Year’s Day. Community members will now see an increase in their water and residential waste bills each month, according to the city. A news release from the city said residents with […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Two leading ladies in Sugar Land’s municipal court system have received statewide recognition for their efforts. A Dec. 30 news release from the city said the Texas Court Clerks Association (TCCA) had selected Municipal Court Administrator Kendra Beverly as the recipient of the 2020 Distinguished Service Award. Beverly and Deputy Court […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com The city of Sugar Land named application developer Tahamidur Rahman as its 2020 employee of the year. According to a Monday news release from the city, the employee of the year is selected annually from a group nominated by their peers “based on Sugar Land’s values that include open and honest […]
From Staff Reports The City of Sugar Land recently topped the list of cities ranging in populations from 75,000-124,999 in the 2020 ranking of Digital Cities by the Center for Digital Government (CDG), a national research and advisory institute on information technology. Cities were evaluated on their responses to 100 questions in 12 areas of […]
By Landan Kuhlmann LKuhlmann@fortbendstar.com Through Dec. 22, the City of Sugar Land is accepting applications for its “Sugar Land 101” class that will be held virtually from January through March. During the class, participants will learn about city operations, get a virtual tour of city facilities and take a leadership development component. In order to […]