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Montgomery Country proposes $350 million road bond

Montgomery County proposes $350 million road bond

Montgomery County commissioners have called for a $350 million bond election to be held May 9, one that could infuse the county’s four precincts with millions of dollars for road improvements.

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Sam Moon Group rendering

Sam Moon Group

Shenandoah to add major developments east of I-45

Shenandoah to add major developments east of I-45 more »

Mar 27, 2015 11:28 AM The Woodlands

CISD classroom

Conroe ISD

CISD refinances bond payment

Conroe ISD refinanced more than $100 million worth of bonds more »

Mar 26, 2015 12:35 PM The Woodlands

Early voting location established for Rayford Road area

Rayford Road will have a new early voting location for the upcoming May 9 election following approval by the Montgomery County Commissioners Court on March 24. more »

Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Texas DMV fixes programming glitch affecting registration bills under new sticker system

​The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has fixed a programming glitch that affected 320,000 registration renewal notices sent out to drivers under the new one-sticker system. more »

Mar 25, 2015 11:03 AM Austin Metro 1 Comments

Shenandoah city marker

Julie Butterfield

Shenandoah offers safe meet-up location

The City of Shenandoah has arranged for residents to meet in a safe location to pick up the item they purchased online. more »

Mar 24, 2015 3:38 PM The Woodlands

The Riva Row Boat House opened in 2009 and since then has become a popular Woodlands attraction.

Photo Courtesy by The Woodlands

Waterway boat house expands operations, programs for spring

The Riva Row Boat House on The Woodlands Waterway is expanding its operations and program offerings for the spring season. more »

Mar 24, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Barista at Whole Foods Market The Woodlands

Julie Butterfield

Whole Foods Market opens in The Woodlands

Whole Foods opens in The Woodlands more »

Mar 23, 2015 9:44 AM The Woodlands

Market Street in The Woodlands holds two concert series in the spring and summer seasons.

Kaplan Public Relations

Spring and summer seasons brings events to Market Street

With winter coming to an end, Market Street in The Woodlands will soon play host to a variety of spring and summer events. more »

Mar 20, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Rayford Road Civic Association proposes new improvement district

Enabling legislation for a new improvement district proposed by the Rayford Road Civic Association is being written and will be presented to the state House of Representatives in March. more »

Mar 18, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Area mobility planners are working to solve traffic problems on I-45 by addressing other area roads.

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Highway mobility concerns addressed through transportation network plans

With about 165,000 cars traveling daily on parts of I-45 in Montgomery County on average, I-45 has become one of the most vital corridors for commuters traveling to and from work, visiting area stores and restaurants or simply running errands. more »

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands 3 Comments

The Woodlands area sees surge of new restaurant openings

The restaurant business is booming in The Woodlands area. In 2014, 44 restaurants opened or announced plans to open. Gino’s East, Chicago’s famous pizzeria, opened a restaurant in December at 25657 I-45, east of Borough Park Drive. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands 3 Comments

Texas Central Railway picks utility corridor as preferred route for high-speed rail line

Texas Central Railway recommended on Feb. 17 to the Federal Railroad Administration a utility corridor near Hwy. 290 as the sole option for a proposed high-speed rail route from Houston to Dallas. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM , The Woodlands 2 Comments

Village of Creekside Park resident Matthew Burton shows an area that has drawn concern from local residents. The land is being cleared for a new shopping center.

Photo by Julie Butterfield

Creekside Park development raises concern

The Village of Creekside Park residents and The Woodlands Development Company are in conflict over a resident petition that asks the Development Company to selectively cut trees instead of clear-cutting them. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Oak Ridge North moves forward with housing and transportation initiatives

Now that the city of Oak Ridge North has completed rehabilitation projects to the city’s water and sewer systems as well as its roads, city officials continue to press forward with other projects outlined in the city’s comprehensive plan. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Reforestation efforts continue in The Woodlands

The Woodlands Township is in the midst of ongoing efforts to replenish the area’s forested tracts and repair damage from the 2011 drought. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Rep. Brady touts proposed Asia-Pacific trade agreement

The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its 29th annual Economic Outlook Conference on Feb. 20 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. Rep. Kevin Brady, R-The Woodlands, was among the event’s nine speakers. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Jankowski cautions against comparison to ’80s crisis, despite current price of oil

Patrick Jankowski, vice president of research for the Greater Houston Partnership, spoke on the ongoing energy crisis and the effect the decreased cost of oil has on the economy. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

The direct connector project is designed to alleviate westbound traffic congestion.

Courtesy PTP Transportation

Hwy. 242 to be complete in March, toll funds to aid in future local mobility projects

Commuters will soon be able to use the tolled Hwy. 242 direct connector facilities to bypass one of Montgomery County’s busiest intersections: I-45 and Hwy. 242. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Two new schools to open in The Woodlands in the next two years

The Tomball ISD board of trustees presented updates Feb. 9 on four new schools scheduled to open in the 2015–16 and 2016–17 academic years, two of which are schools in The Woodlands. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Study prompts creation of planning committee

The Conroe ISD board approved the creation of a Facility Planning Committee in a Feb. 17 meeting. more »

Mar 12, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Lone Star Ace Hardware

Photo by Jesse Mendoza

Family-owned hardware stores offers Rayford Road area residents more than just tools

Hubbell & Hudson Bistro

Photo courtesy Hubbell & Hudson

Chef brings new concept to The Woodlands

Residential development in Shenandoah

Check out the latest residential development in and around Shenandoah

Coffee With Impact–Local water organizations

Connor Hyde

Panel addresses regional water issues

Julie Martineau

Photo by Brian Walzel

President, Montgomery County United Way

Literacy Volunteers of America–Montgomery County

Photo by Carrie Taylor

Organization helps break down language barriers

Anadarko's Hacket Tower

Photo by Julie Butterfield

Office serves 1,550 employees, features full-service dining area, basketball court

Filing Property Tax Exemptions

A guide to property tax exemptions and to file for them

NCAA Swim & Dive Meet

The city of Shenandoah will host the 2015 NCAA Division III Swim & Dive Championship.

Drinks–Fielding's Mary’s Flight

Fielding's Wood Grill serves a variety of Bloody Marys.

Drinks–JAX milkshake

Photo by Julie Butterfield

JAX Burgers and Fries offers a handspun cookies and cream milkshake.

Tacos of The Woodlands

Brandy Cohen

A guide to some flavorful offerings from local taco restaurants

Summer Camp Guide

A guide to local and regional summer camps for kids and parents to check out this year

Waterway Square, Town Center

Connor Hyde

A guide to the shops, businesses and restaurants in the Waterway Square district of The Woodlands

History: David Vetter

Courtesy Baylor College of Medic

Family reflects on life of boy who lived in isolated environment

Early Education Guide

Woodlands-area parents looking to enroll their children in an early childhood education program or preschool have dozens of options from which to choose.

Rodeo Guide

Dionna Moore

A guide to the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

Private School Guide

A guide to The Woodlands private schools

A guide to Health & Wellness

Health and wellness guide

Volunteer Guide 2014

Volunteer Guide of area volunteer services

Flavors of the Woodlands

Woodlands-themed menu items from area restaurants

Health Care Directory 2014

Jesse Mendoza

Health Care Directory 2014

Pizza in The Woodlands

A guide to local independent pizza restaurants

Higher Education Focus

A guide to local higher education

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

PDF Archives for WDL

Maquillage Pro Beauty opened in Spring at 525 Sawdust Road, Ste. 111 in March. The salon offers facials, airbrush tanning and makeup, bridal makeup, massage therapy and chemical peels.The Woodlands area salon is in the same shopping center as Hobby Lobby. 877-208-6139.





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