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The University of Houston has taken preliminary measures to file a tuition revenue bond worth $60 million to fund the construction of a new campus in Katy. The University of Houston System at Cinco Ranch provides only junior- senior- and graduate-level courses, and certificate programs.

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University of Houston looking to grow in Katy

The University of Houston has taken preliminary measures to file a tuition revenue bond worth $60 million to fund the construction of a new campus in Katy. more »

Jan 22, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Officials outline plans for Katy Mills boardwalk project

​A boardwalk project planned for behind Katy Mills, south of Kingsland Boulevard, will include a convention center complex with a hotel, parking garage and zones for residential, office and retail spaces, Katy Development Authority officials said dur more »

Jan 13, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

City of Katy unanimously passes 8-cent water rate increase

An ordinance to increase the price of the groundwater reduction fee charged by the West Harris County Water Authority by 8 cents was passed unanimously during Katy City Council’s regular meeting Jan. 12. more »

Jan 12, 2015 12:00 AM Katy 3 Comments

Firethorne reached an all-time high of 368 new home sales in 2014, bringing the Katy/Fulshear community two-thirds of the way to its build-out.

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Firethorne marks record year from new home sales

Firethorne reached an all-time high of 368 new home sales in 2014, bringing the Katy/Fulshear community two-thirds of the way to its build-out, officials said. more »

Jan 9, 2015 12:00 AM Katy

Katy ISD to survey parents, community to evaluate transportation options

Katy ISD officials will be reaching out for input from the community and students’ parents this week for ways to improve district transportation. more »

Jan 5, 2015 3:00 PM Katy

Developers of Cane Island will plant 2,000 new trees in the community and transplant 23 live oaks from around the property.

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Cane Island master-planned community to feature nearly 2,000 trees

Developers of Cane Island, the city of Katy's first master-planned community, will plant or transplant nearly 2,000 trees in the development. more »

Dec 30, 2014 12:00 AM Katy 1 Comments

Grand Parkway tolls to increase Jan. 1

Drivers making their way on Houston’s outer loop will have to shell out a few more cents for each toll at the start of the New Year. more »

Dec 29, 2014 12:00 AM , Katy

Attendees experience a variety of old-fashioned Christmas celebrations at George Ranch Historical park beginning with a Victorian holiday meal. more »

Walls go up at Memorial Hermann Katy tower site

Commuters on I-10 have seen some notable changes to the north as construction at Memorial Hermann Hospital Katy continues. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Executive Director Elizabeth Trick has worked for Special Pals since 2010.

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Special Pals

For 35 years, Special Pals has continued its mission to find families for an ever-growing crowd of homeless animals in the Greater Houston area. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Featured neighborhood: Pine Lakes, 77493

The community of Pine Lakes is located off Avenue D in Katy and features homes on oversized lots with large backyards. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

From the General Manager - December 2014

As we close out another year, I am reminded of and I am truly thankful for all the support of the Katy-area residents, businesses and community leaders. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Owner Sylvia Hauerland opened Hauerland’s Purveyors of Fine Goods’ first location in Sealy in 1982.

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Hauerland’s Purveyors of Fine Goods

When walking into Hauerland’s Purveyors of Fine Goods, shoppers might notice the store seems to be overflowing with handbags, jewelry, candles and other gift items. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Director: Katy museum has drawn more than 9,000 visitors to date

More than 9,000 people have visited the Katy Contemporary Arts Museum in its first 15 months of operation, said museum Director Ana Villaronga-Roman during a presentation at the City Council’s regular meeting Dec. 8. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy 4 Comments

Katy selects architect for second fire station

City Council approved a measure to hire Slattery Tackett Architects to design the city’s second fire station at its regular meeting Dec. 8. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Texas Children’s Hospital announced plans to build a special $16 million isolation unit at its West Campus in Katy specifically for children with highly contagious infectious diseases, such as Ebola.

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Texas Children’s Hospital plans for state-of-the-art isolation unit that can treat patients with Ebola

Texas Children’s Hospital announced plans to build a $16 million special isolation unit at its West Campus along I-10 in Katy. more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Featured Apartments: The Remington Katy, 77449

22631 Colonial Parkway, Katy more »

Dec 19, 2014 1:00 PM Katy

Burgers at J-Dub’s Burger Barn are made with a fresh, never-frozen blend of ground beef and brisket.

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J-Dub’s Burger Barn

When designing the menu of J-Dub’s Burger Barn, owner Richard Whiteside said he wanted to capture the creativity of the home cook. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM Katy

Plans approved for The Enclave at Katy

City Council approved the final plat for new subdivision The Enclave at Katy at its regular meeting Dec. 8. more »

Dec 19, 2014 12:00 AM Katy

Kolkhorst wins Senate District 18 seat

​Republican State Rep. Lois Kolkhorst avoided a runoff for the state Senate District 18 seat by receiving 55 percent of the vote Saturday to win a special election, according to unofficial results. more »

Dec 7, 2014 5:23 PM , Katy

From the Editor

For those of you who have not seen me yet in and around Katy, let me introduce myself. Hi, I’m Jim Levesque, the editor of Community Impact Newspaper in Katy. more »

Nov 26, 2014 10:00 AM , Katy