Although Coventry Development Corporation began work on Springwoods Village in 2008, the developer actually purchased the 1,800 acres off of I-45 and the Hardy Toll Road in 1961.
Several members and leaders of The Woodlands community gathered Nov. 13 to break ground on a new home in The Woodlands, a small token to give back to a man who had already sacrificed so much for his country. more »
Homes at The Woodlands Reserve will start at $1 million. more »
Woodlands businessman and pastor Mark Keough has announced his candidacy for Texas House District 15. Keough joins Woodlands Township Chairman Bruce Tough in the race for the District 15 House seat, currently held by Rep. Steve Toth, R-The Woodlands. more »
Montgomery County Commissioners Court approved a reimbursement agreement with Johnson Development in November that could repay the developer $20 million in property tax costs over 10 years for value added to the 2,000-acre former Camp Strake site. more »
The San Jacinto River Authority is preparing for the next phase of road construction as one segment nears completion. Beginning in January, all southbound lanes of Grogan’s Mill Road between Research Forest Drive and Woodlands Parkway will be closed more »
The Grand Texas Theme Park may be the first planned theme park in the Greater Houston area since the closure of AstroWorld, but the Grand Texas Sports and Entertainment District promises to offer more than roller coasters and carnival rides. more »
As projects such as Research Forest Lakeside, Hughes Landing and several commercial and retail developments materialize, the Research Forest corridor in Shenandoah and The Woodlands is emerging as one of the busiest areas for new development. more »
The San Jacinto River Authority has moved up the deadline to complete construction of about 1.5 miles of pipeline installation on Research Forest Drive between Shadowbend Place and Grogan’s Mill Road. more »
Earning more than two-thirds of the vote, John McMullan defeated Jason Rocha on Nov. 5 for Position 5 on The Woodlands Township Board of Directors, according to unofficial results. more »
Weeks after state Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, announced he will not be returning for the 2015 legislative session, several candidates announced their intentions to run for the position, while other candidate announcements could be on the ho more »
The Woodlands’ first Whole Foods Market will be coming to the 66-acre Hughes Landing development in 2015. The Woodlands Development Company announced Nov. 7 Whole Foods will open a 400,000-square-foot store in Hughes Landing. more »
Less than a week after being re-elected to The Woodlands Township Board of Directors, Chairman Bruce Tough announced Nov. 11 his intention to file as a Republican nominee for the District 15 seat on the House of Representatives. more »
Gov. Rick Perry has announced that May 10 will be the special election date to fill the Texas State Senate District 4 seat, recently vacated by Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands. more »
With construction of new single-family residential areas nearing an end in The Woodlands, Realtors and developers are looking at older areas of the community for opportunities to build new homes. more »
A 288-foot granite replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. will be on display Nov. 8 through Nov. 11 in Magnolia. more »
President Barack Obama's administration is granting a six-week extension for uninsured Americans to enroll in health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. more »
Oct 30, 2013 by Lyndsey Taylor
Sen. Tommy Williams, R-The Woodlands, announced his official resignation from the Texas Senate District 4 after 10 years serving the position and 16 total years served on the Texas Legislature. more »
Rep. Steve Toth, R-The Woodlands, Rep. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, and Woodlands Township Director Gordy Bunch have all confirmed their intentions to the run for Senate District 14 once Sen. Tommy Williams makes his resignation final. more »
The Woodlands Township board of directors approved a $1.75 million renovation for The Woodlands Fire Station No. 2, located at 9303 Gosling Road, during the board’s Oct. 23 meeting. The renovation should begin in the first quarter of 2014. more »
The Woodlands Development Company has begun construction on Hughes Landing's first apartment complex, One Lake's Edge, that could bring 390 multifamily residences to the 66-acre mixed use development in early 2015. more »
The Oak Ridge North City Council approved a plaza district for an area along Hanna and Robinson roads that could one day become a town center. more »
With the installation of water pipelines now in full swing along Research Forest Drive, the San Jacinto River Authority is beginning to make its way down Grogan’s Mill Road in preparation for more lane closures. more »
Texas Children's Hospital hopes to break ground on a new pediatric hospital in The Woodlands in January that could open sometime in 2017. more »
The Harmony master-planned community, one of many growing communities in southeast Montgomery County along the Rayford Road corridor, will grow to as many as 2,600 homes over the next five to 10 years. more »
The J. Beard Real Estate Company and Toll Brothers home builders announced plans in September to develop a 600-acre master-planned community east of FM 2978 and south of Woodlands Parkway. more »
Woodlands area traffic lane closures
An updated list of Woodlands area traffic lane closures
Centre Court Tennis
Photo by George Mattingly
Specialty shop caters to local tennis players
Photo by Brian Walzel
Skate shop brings culture to The Woodlands
Viva Itacate Bakery and Cafe
Photo by Tamra Santana
A profile the Mexican bakery located on Sawdust Road
Coffee With Impact
Grand Parkway Association Executive Director David Gornet's visit with Community Impact
Photo courtesy Wes Stephens
A Q&A with the city of Shenandoah mayor
Montgomery County Youth Services
Photo courtesy MCYS
MCYS aids families and children in crisis.
The Woodlands Ice Rink
Photo courtesy The Woodlands CVB
Read a profile on The Woodlands' most popular holiday tradition.
Alpha & Omega
Learn about Alpha & Omega's role as a mounted security force in The Woodlands
A guide to local bakeries and sweet shops.
Volunteer Guide 2013
See a list of local nonprofit organizations seeking volunteers.
Photo courtesy The Woodlands Ope
Read a history on the early plans and development for the Village of College Park.
The Woodlands vs. College Park
Photo by Jackie Brunk
Despite a 30-minute rain delay, the two Woodlands rivals renewed their heated rivalry on the football field.
Woodridge Plaza I
Check a guide to the shops, services and restaurants in the Woodridge Plaza shopping center along I-45 in Oak Ridge North.
Photo by Patty McHugh
This month's featured neighborhood is Carlton Woods.
The gift store sells hundreds of
Wickander Works boutique offers a large selection of gift items.
Eats and Drinks on the Patio
A list of restaurants in The Woodlands area which offer outdoor dining opportunities.
A guide to outdoor activities in and around The Woodlands.
Higher Education Focus
See Community Impact Newspaper's guide to local colleges and universities
Beer and Wine Guide
Check out this guide to local wineries, breweries, and beer and wine events.