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Study: The Woodlands sending fewer kids to CISD

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Study: The Woodlands sending fewer kids to CISD

A recent study projecting student populations in Conroe ISD reveals The Woodlands is sending fewer students to district schools, while more students are enrolling in private schools.

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Races draw cheers, jeers from residents

Although marathons and races in The Woodlands attract large numbers of residents and visitors alike, the street closures and heavy traffic that accompany the events are met with mixed reviews from business owners and residents. more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands 5 Comments

Three new master-planned communities in development in Magnolia

As population growth continues to push developers into outlying areas to meet housing demand, three new master-planned communities totaling a combined 1,400 acres are under construction or planned for the Magnolia area outside city limits. more »

May 6, 2015 8:55 AM Tomball | Magnolia 2 Comments

Woodlands residents could travel to Hockley to catch high-speed rail

In lieu of being in proximity to the proposed Dallas-to-Houston rail line that is planned along Hwy. 290, residents of The Woodlands could instead hop on the train at a station near Hempstead Highway in Hockley, said Robert Eckels, president of Texas more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Township looks to enhance security, Wi-Fi in Town Center

The Woodlands Township is looking to enhance public safety and online connectivity throughout Town Center with improvements to its technological infrastructure. Those improvements could come in the form of additional security cameras and enhanced Wi- more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Food truck park to bring new dining options to Tomball, Spring

In an area once largely void of food trucks, Tomball residents have begun to see an increase in mobile dining options over the past few months and will soon have an opportunity to visit a new venue just outside of city limits. more »

May 6, 2015 8:45 AM Tomball | Magnolia

Creekside Park will get additional trees

The Woodlands Development Company has responded to a petition by the residents of the Village of Creekside Park with a commitment to plant larger trees than is required by The Woodlands Township standards. The Development Company will also plant more more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Conroe ISD makes case for new schools as it prepares for bond vote

Conroe ISD is preparing for the first bond election to be held by the district since 2008. In November, voters will be asked to weigh in on the referendum intended to fund construction of new schools and facility upgrades throughout the district. Wit more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Conroe ISD wins national music award

For the fourth year in a row, Conroe ISD has won the National Association of Music Merchants Best Communities for Music Education award. NAMM is a California-based nonprofit organization that promotes music education. CISD Communications Director S more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Woodlands pharmaceutical company to lead Ebola research

Inovio Pharmaceuticals, a company located on Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands, has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to lead a collaborative effort in the fight against the Ebola virus. Inovio specializes in growing more »

May 13, 2015 12:00 AM The Woodlands

Shenandoah demographics

By the numbers look at Shenandoah demographics

ORN Demographics

By the numbers demographic information on Oak Ridge North

Marta's Boutique

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Store specializes in one-stop shopping

Woodlands Wholesale Nursery

Photos by Ariel Carmona Jr./Comm

Gardening, landscaping center plants roots in community with large inventory

Honey-Bee Ham & Deli

Photos by Carrie Taylor/Communit

Eatery dishes out ham, sandwiches


Gourmet Bakery Cafe

The Pura Vida Spicy Ginger Margarita

Cyclone Anaya’s Mexican Kitchen

Chef's Corner - Bob Ham

Master chef, La Trattoria Tuscano

Outdoor Dining Guide

Not only does The Woodlands area feature dozens of acclaimed restaurants and foodie favorites, many of those eateries offer outdoor dining options.

Coulson Tough

Early architect reflects on service to community

Gary Trietsch

Shawn Arrajj

Director, Harris County Toll Road Authority

Susan Cates

Director, Oak Ridge North Economic Development Corporation

Swimming pools in The Woodlands area

Warmer temperatures signal the start of the outdoor aquatic season. The Woodlands Township and area communities have opened dozens of swimming pools for the spring and summer seasons.

Summer Activities Guide

A guide to area activities and attractions to check out this summer

The Woodlands Parks

The Woodlands Township Parks and Recreation department maintains 130 parks throughout The Woodlands.

The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center

In spring 2013, The Woodlands Development Company announced plans to renovate the 40-year-old Woodlands Resort and Conference Center. The $75 million renovation effort was completed this winter.

Henry's Home & Horse Sanctuary

Traumatic experiences such as going to war, being diagnosed with cancer or battling depression can leave emotional scars the eye cannot see.

Oak Ridge North Fire Station No. 3

New station meets firefighters' needs

iFly Indoor Skydiving

Oak Ridge North is now home to the Houston area’s second indoor skydiving facility, iFly Indoor Skydiving.

Pinecreoft Center

A listing of the shops, services and restaurants in the Pinecroft Center in Town Center in The Woodlands as well as spotlights on local businesses

Ask A Realtor

Local Realtors answer questions about trends and offer tips to homebuyers considering buying a home in or around The Woodlands.

New Woodlands-area neighborhoods

A list of area neighborhoods with news homes under construction

Featured Neighborhood - Spring Trails, 77386

Spring Trails is a neighborhood in Spring that is in proximity to park areas such as the Spring Trails Preserve, the Peckinpaugh Preserve and the Spring Creek Greenway Nature Center.

Happy Hour Hotspots

A guide to local bars and restaurants offering specials for happy hour

Youth Sports

A guide to the youth sports leagues available to children in The Woodlands area

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.

Private School Guide

A guide to The Woodlands private schools

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

The Woodlands Public Art Guide

A guide to public art in The Woodlands

Election Guide-May 2015

A guide to the May 9 election

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