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Katy Boardwalk project estimated at $49 million

Katy Boardwalk project estimated at $49 million

When Katy Mills opened in 1999, city of Katy officials envisioned the mall as an engine for growth for the city.

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Prop 1 funding approved for Houston projects, including portion of Hwy. 290

The Texas Transportation Commission approved $278 million in Proposition 1 funding at the end of February for 12 projects in the Greater Houston area, including the previously unfunded expansion of Hwy. 290 from Bauer Road to FM 2920. more »

Mar 2, 2015 5:30 PM , Cy-Fair

Small cell network proposed for weak coverage areas

Crown Castle International Corp. has proposed installing a small cell network operation to improve cell phone coverage in parts of The Woodlands. more »

Mar 4, 2015 3:30 PM The Woodlands

Spring ISD announces internal promotions and additions to administrative staff

In the wake of an internal investigation into transcript discrepancies at Spring ISD that led to the termination of three key administrators and the resignation of eight others, the district announced two internal promotions while also placing seven more »

Mar 3, 2015 4:49 PM Spring | Klein

The Trails of Katy development opened March 2 with three model homes on display.

Devin Homes Trails of Katy

New development Trails of Katy opens

The Trails of Katy, a new master planned community located near I-10 between FM 1463 and Pederson Road, opened March 3 and has begun selling homes more »

Mar 2, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Construction crews plan to break ground on the new 30,000-square-foot Triumph Center Feb. 28 in Magnolia.

Sandra How

New medical center planned for Magnolia

The Magnolia area will soon be home to a new two-story, 30,000-square-foot medical center. more »

Feb 27, 2015 4:11 PM Tomball | Magnolia

TxDOT selects contractor for Hwy. 288 toll project

The Texas Department of Transportation selected Blueridge Transportation Group as its partner for the construction of toll lanes on Hwy. 288. more »

Feb 27, 2015 9:10 PM Pearland | Friendswood

Burton stands in a clear-cut section of the Creekside Park Village Center development.

Julie Butterfield

Creekside Park development raises concern over village aesthetic

Creekside Park resident Matthew Burton has organized a petition to ask The Woodlands Development Company to stop clear-cutting trees. more »

Feb 27, 2015 2:33 PM The Woodlands 1 Comments

Sample Cypress event to bring together local businesses

More than 30 local business owners in Cy-Fair will come together March 8 for the inaugural Sample Cypress event at Pink Salon. more »

Feb 27, 2015 11:35 AM

Fourth Katy Chick-fil-A location to open in summer 2015.

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Katy’s fourth Chick-fil-A to open in summer 2015

Katy business owner Rusty Wylie will open his third Chick-fil-A location in summer 2015. more »

Feb 17, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

The Miracle League at Langham Creek YMCA has been providing a space for special-needs children to play baseball since 2013.

Courtesy Langham Creek YMCA Miracle League

Houston’s first special needs baseball field to open in March at Langham Creek YMCA

Special-needs children in the Cy-Fair area are getting ready to play ball. more »

Feb 17, 2015 5:40 PM Cy-Fair

Spring ISD addresses transcript and testing investigation at community meeting

Frustrated parents and students heard from Spring ISD Superintendent Rodney Watson at a meeting Feb. 16 at Dekaney High School. more »

Feb 17, 2015 4:13 PM Spring | Klein

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Spring Independent School District

Spring ISD investigation uncovers districtwide transcript irregularities

A Spring ISD internal investigation has revealed systematic districtwide irregularities with transcripts that may affect 600 students at SISD’s three comprehensive high schools, including upperclassmen looking to meet graduation requirements. more »

Feb 16, 2015 12:03 PM Spring | Klein

Members of the Texas House of Representatives present John and Jennifer Garrett, Community Impact Newspaper publishers and founders, with a resolution declaring Feb. 11 as Community Impact Newspaper Day at the Capitol.

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Texas legislators recognize Feb. 11 as Community Impact Newspaper Day at the Capitol

The Texas House and Senate approved resolutions Feb. 11 declaring it Community Impact Newspaper Day at the state Capitol. more »

Feb 11, 2015 3:29 PM Austin Metro 1 Comments

Greater Houston area priority projects identified for Prop 1 funding

A handful of unfunded transportation projects in the Greater Houston area may see new funding this year as money gets redirected to the State Highway Fund thanks to the passing of Proposition 1 last November. more »

Feb 4, 2015 4:50 PM Cy-Fair

Tomball master-planned community to undergo Phase 1 expansion by mid-2016

Friendswood Development Company announced the acquisition of a 200-acre tract from the Martens family to expand the Wildwood at NorthPointe master-planned community near Boudreaux and Telge roads in the coming years. more »

Feb 4, 2015 3:00 PM Tomball | Magnolia

Fort Bend Brewing, the county’s first craft brewery, offers tours and delivers to more than 100 locations.

Shawn Epps

Fort Bend Brewing Co. ceases business operations

Fort Bend Brewing Co. owners Ty and Sharon Coburn announced Feb. 3 that after two years in business the brewery has closed its doors permanently. more »

Feb 4, 2015 4:50 PM Sugar Land | Missouri City

The Pearland Medical Center opened its doors to the city of Pearland Feb. 3 as the city’s first hospital.

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Pearland Medical Center opens doors to city Feb. 3

The Pearland Medical Center opened its doors to the city of Pearland Feb. 3 as the city’s first hospital. more »

Feb 3, 2015 5:00 PM Pearland | Friendswood

Harris, Montgomery county judges discuss outlook for growth in region

In front of a crowd of more than 250 business and community leaders, the Harris and Montgomery county judges led a discussion Jan. 22 at a North Houston Association meeting regarding growth in the region. more »

Feb 2, 2015 3:07 PM Tomball | Magnolia

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