The Westlake Fire Department in conjunction with the Emergency Services District 47 broke ground on a second fire station in March with plans to complete it by March 2014.
The members of the Katy ISD Board of Trustees unanimously agreed to allow architecture firm PBK to complete design services for a new football stadium at its workshop meeting last night. more »
Jun 11, 2013 in Katy
A future Memorial Hermann Healthcare System building and $32 million multifamily complex are among several tenants secured for Grand Lakes, a commercial center at Grand Parkway and FM 1093. more »
To help the area’s efforts of reducing reliance on ground water, Cinco Municipal Utility District 1 has begun a multi-million-dollar project that will use recycled water to irrigate about 20 percent of Cinco Ranch’s public green space. more »
A Cinco Ranch Junior High instructor recently received national recognition, earning a “Top Teacher” award from the ABC talk show “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” for her efforts teaching children with autism. more »
Local art enthusiast Ana Roman has big plans for one of Downtown Katy’s older buildings for which she recently signed a lease. more »
Small businesses are at the core of the Texas economy. Defined as those with fewer than 500 employees, small businesses provided 45 percent of the state’s private-sector jobs and accounted for more than 98 percent of the state’s employers, according more »
Growth in the Katy area, spurred by developments within Katy city limits, the Energy Corridor, and unincorporated parts of Harris County has resulted in a sharp decline in available office space throughout the past several years. more »
Trammell Crow Company and joint venture partner, Principal Real Estate Investors, announced May 8 that ConocoPhillips has signed to occupy 850,000 square feet of office space in the Energy Corridor near Eldridge and Dairy Ashford. more »
With early voting three days in, City of Katy City Council candidates discussed a number of issues affecting residents at a forum May 1 hosted by the Katy Area Chamber of Commerce and the Katy Times. more »
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital plans to break ground on a $70 million six-story patient tower early next year, and a $15 million 100,000-square-foot professional building sometime this summer. more »
By fall 2017, Katy ISD estimates about 12,000 new housing units will be added within its boundaries, according to a demographic study. more »
Texas lawmakers are searching for a path to finding billions of dollars in new annual funding for highway maintenance. more »
Although plans are at a stand still now on the expansion of Cane Island Parkway, City of Katy Mayor Don Elder said he hopes to receive the green light from state and federal officials by summer. more »
Candidates for Katy ISD Board of Trustees Position 1—incumbent Joe Adams, Tim Dietz and Wayne Dolcefino—spoke on a variety of topics, including board transparency and standardized testing, at a candidate forum April 23. more »
Agreement includes entirety of healthy system, including The Woodlands hospital more »
Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital plans to break ground on a $70 million six-story patient tower early next year, and a $15 million, 100,000-square-foot professional building this summer. CEO Scott Barbe said the patient tower is currently under design. more »
To help the Katy Fire Department improve its Insurance Services Office rating, the Katy City Council approved the hiring of three part-time fire fighters, which set the city back about $200,000, at its April 8 meeting. more »
In the fall of 2012, Katy ISD released a demographic study which noted housing project starts accelerated 22 percent from 2011 within the district, and the number of available lots decreased 26 percent. more »
Nonprofit: Christ Clinic
Photo courtesy Christ Clinic
Business profile: Paper Lane Stationery
Photo by Carrie Thornton
Located in LaCenterra, the shop features a variety of cards, invitations and other paper goods.
Local eatery: Texas Mesquite Grill
Photo by Carrie Thornton
Restaurant specializes in no frozen ingredients, regional cuisine.
Summer Day Trip Guide
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Volunteer Guide 2013
Discover ways to get involved in local nonprofits and give back to your community