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Ballot measure aims to drive road funding in Texas

Voters statewide will decide Nov. 4 whether to approve a constitutional amendment designed to combat the state’s transportation funding woes and repair its ailing road infrastructure.

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Sections of I-45 to close for Hwy. 242 flyover construction

Southbound traffic on I-45 will be detoured to the frontage road as contractors continue construction of the Hwy. 242 flyover. more »

Oct 24, 2014

Township reconsiders field turf after cancer concerns raised

The Woodlands Township is reconsidering installing crumb rubber-based field turf at its Gosling Sports Complex after an NBC News report detailed concerns that chemicals in the field may cause cancer. more »

Oct 22, 2014 The Woodlands

Luxury apartments in Shenandoah ready in 2016

WoodLofts Apartment complex ready in 2016 more »

Oct 22, 2014 The Woodlands

Two health care facilities planned for Rayford Road area

A pair of medical care facilities is scheduled to open in the next year in the Harmony master-planned community on Rayford Road. more »

Oct 21, 2014 The Woodlands

SHSU announces plans for Montgomery County's first medical school

Sam Houston State University is working toward a deal with the Johnson Development Corporation to build a medical school on the site of the former Camp Strake property, which the development company purchased last year. more »

Oct 17, 2014 The Woodlands 1 Comments

UPDATED: Township plans celebration for Woodlands’ 40th anniversary

The Woodlands Township celebrates the 40th anniversary of The Woodlands. more »

Oct 7, 2014 The Woodlands

UPDATED: Judge strikes down state's voter ID law; law still in effect for Nov. 4 election

U.S. District Court Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos ruled Oct. 9 that the state’s voter identification law is unconstitutional. However, the Fifth Circuit Court ruled Oct. 14 that the state's voter ID law would remain in effect for the Nov. 4 election. more »

Oct 10, 2014 Austin Metro

County studies possible Woodlands Parkway extension

Montgomery County commissioners have approved a $42,500 contract with Amani Engineering for a traffic study to evaluate the effect of a proposed Woodlands Parkway extension on the existing Woodlands Parkway. more »

Oct 13, 2014 The Woodlands 1 Comments

Conroe ISD board candidates address growth, upcoming bond

CISD candidate forum Oct. 9 at Spring Creek Nature Center more »

Oct 10, 2014 The Woodlands

County targets Rayford Road expansion, overpass in possible bond

Montgomery County has approved plans for a two-lane expansion of Rayford Road, and of a bridge to bypass the Union Pacific railroad tracks that intersect Rayford Road. However, funding for the two projects still has not been secured. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

LSCS calls for $485 million bond

Emphasizing a growing need for skilled workers in the region, the Lone Star College System is seeking voter approval Nov. 4 for a $485 million bond package just 18 months after voters denied a $500 million bond referendum in May 2013. more »

Oct 9, 2014 , , The Woodlands

H-GAC reveals $1.6 billion worth of projects in study

The Houston-Galveston Area Council revealed its initial draft of the South Montgomery County Mobility Study to the public and local elected officials at a pair of September meetings. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

SJRA aims to deliver surface water by summer 2015

The San Jacinto River Authority continues to install water lines in Oak Ridge North as it works to deliver surface water from Lake Conroe to some Montgomery County residents by summer 2015. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Reclaimed water distribution drawing interest in Montgomery County

As Montgomery County utility providers work to reduce reliance on groundwater, some local providers are implementing reclaimed water—or treated wastewater—systems for commercial and residential customers. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Township hires 9 additional law enforcement personnel

The Woodlands Township will add nine new law enforcement personnel to District 6, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office district that covers The Woodlands, in 2015 in an effort to thwart nearby crime and account for population growth. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Office condos trending in The Woodlands as business climate strengthens

A strong financial outlook has fueled the development of office condos clustered in areas near I-45 in The Woodlands and off FM 1488 near Magnolia. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Mobility planners consider options at Research Forest, Grogan’s Mill Road

Local transportation entities have announced alternative ideas to a previously planned overpass at Research Forest Drive and Grogan’s Mill Road, plans that include a proposal for an overpass at Lake Woodlands Drive and Grogan’s Mill Road. more »

Oct 9, 2014 , The Woodlands

Crews work on the eastbound lane extension of Woodlands Parkway prior to the contractor’s termination.

Photo by Brian Walzel

TxDOT defaults on Woodlands Parkway expansion contractor

Work on expanding Woodlands Parkway from four lanes to six lanes has come to a standstill. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Woodlands-area traffic lane improvements underway

Construction is underway on more than $700,000 worth of intersection and traffic signal improvements throughout The Woodlands. more »

Oct 9, 2014 The Woodlands

Vote 2014 Guide

The Woodlands guide to the Nov. 4 election.

Global Leader Aquatics

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

ORN supplier offers saltwater fish and coral

Teacups and Tadpoles

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Longtime store owner focuses on kids' wares

Pallotta's Italian Grill

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

ORN restaurant celebrates two-decade run

Dragon Moon Trading

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Store offers select Asian imports

Creekside Animal Hospital

Photo courtesy Creekside Animal

Vet opens new facility in The Woodlands

Hop Scholar Ale House

Photo by Brian Walzel

Owner brings craft beer selections to Spring

Woodlands Wholesale Nursery

Photo by Brian Walzel

Seller offers wide array of plants, trees, flowers

Pizza in The Woodlands

A guide to local independent pizza restaurants

Steve Head

Photo by Shawn Epps

Chancellor, Lone Star College System

Cynthia Woods Mitchell

Photo courtesy The Woodlands Dev

Founding 'mother' known for her love of the arts

Property Tax

Find out more about property taxes, how they're formulated and tax exemptions

Texas Renaissance Festival

Courtesy Terre Albert

Annual festival celebrates its 40th anniversary this year

Corridor – Woodwinds Shopping Center

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

A spotlight on independently owned businesses and a comprehensive list of businesses within Woodwinds Shopping Center

Featured Neighorhood – Carlton Woods, 77382

See more information about featured neighborhoods in the Carlton Woods neighborhood, including real estate data.

Market Data–October 2014

Real estate market data for The Woodlands area for October 2014

Development Highlights

East Shore, on Lake Woodlands, features coastal home designs in a variety of styles. Located on the western edge of Town Center, the neighborhood features homes that range from $400,000 to $3 million.

2014 Outdoors Guide

Recyling in The Woodlands

Eco-friendly program helps community go green

Higher Education Focus

A guide to local higher education

The Woodlands BBQ Guide

A guide to local barbecue restaurants, cooking tips and purchasing grills

Beer and Wine Guide

A guide to beer, wine, local breweries, wineries and area festivals

The Woodlands Parks Guide

Part 1 of 2 of a guide to public parks in The Woodlands

The Woodlands Parks Guide, Part 2

The second of two guides featuring parks and amenities in The Woodlands area

The Woodlands Public Art Guide

A guide to public art in The Woodlands

Home Improvement Guide

A guide to local interior decorators, remodeling and landscaping companies

Area Museum Guide

A guide to museums in and around The Woodlands area

Senior Lifestyle

A guide to senior living facilities, amenities and services in The Woodlands area

Healthcare Directory

A list of health care providers in the area with several relevant health care articles

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