On Saturday March 4, 2017 the City of Sugar Land will host the 8th Annual Sugar Land Cultural Kite Festival at Sugar Land’s brand new Brazos River Park. This is a new location, so please check out the map at the bottom of this page. Some online maps may not show the new address, 18427
The City of Sugar Land under contract with CFG Industries, is expected to begin rehabilitation of two water tanks in the Woodchester Water Plant during the first week of January. Rehabilitation of both tanks is expected to take 365 calendar days and, according to a news release posted by the city of Sugar Land, is
At its regularly scheduled board meeting on December 12, 2016, the Fort Bend ISD Board of Trustees voted on a resolution calling for Texas Legislative officials to repeal the A-F accountability system set to go into effect in 2018. Fort Bend ISD is one of several Texas school districts calling for a repeal of the
Thanksgiving Day, November 24, 2016, marked the 14th annual Turkey Dash hosted by the Monty Ballard YMCA of Katy. The Turkey Dash serves as a fundraiser for the facility’s Annual Campaign; money that guarantees membership for any Katy resident regardless of ability to pay membership fees, and helps pay for community outreach efforts. Membership at
On Saturday, December 3, 2016, the Fort Bend Museum Docent Society will present the 2016 Candlelight Tours of the 1883 John and Lottie Moore Home, 500 Houston Street in Richmond, Texas. This year’s theme is “How Santa Came to Texas”. Tours from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pre-sale tickets cost $8 for adults, $5 for
Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of the perpetrator in a robbery case. At about 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a home in the 10900 block of Tay Grove Place in the Richmond area
The City of Richmond and West Fort Bend Management District are reinstating the Pecan Harvest Festival to highlight the rich history of Bagley Pecans. Celebrating the season’s harvest of pecans, stately pecan trees of which are ubiquitous to the area. Vendors and activities will be at the festival from 1:00- 6:00 pm, Sunday, November 20th.
The Sugar Land City Council approved plans to officially incorporate the communities of Greatwood and New Territory on Tuesday, November 15, 2016. The annexation will increase Sugar Land’s population by 34% according to a press release on the city’s website. Residents of Greatwood and New Territory will gain enhanced public services, and current Sugar Land
In this year’s Nov. 8 presidential election, Ft. Bend County experienced a swing in party preference, as well as an increase in early voter turnout from the 2012 election. While Donald Trump was Texas’ candidate of choice, Fort Bend residents voted for Hillary Clinton by a nearly 7% margin.
I. H. Kempner High School’s Catwalk Theatrical Company will be hosting four showings of a stage adaptation of The Woman in Black, starting Nov. 10, in their auditorium at 14777 Voss Rd. Houston, TX. The play is based on a novella by English author Susan Hill, of Scarborough, Yorkshire. One of her 60 publications, Hill
Maverick Drilling and Exploration has announced agreements to sell its main legacy asset, Blue Ridge Field in eastern Fort Bend County, to undisclosed buyers. The 929 acre property consists of a piercement-type salt dome located just south of Houston, discovered 97 years ago. In recent years Maverick has used three company-owned workover rigs to maintain