A public meeting to discuss a draft plan for 95 acres near University Boulevard and U.S. Highway 59 is scheduled for Jan. 10, at 6:30 p.m., at the University Branch Library, 14010 University Blvd. The masterplan will show draft land-use concepts on property owned by the city of Sugar Land and Newland Communities. Collectively known as Telfair-Tract 5, the public is … [Read more...] about Public meeting on Telfair-Tract 5 development is Jan. 10
The city of Sugar Land is short staffing fire stations and risking public safety and firefighter safety, according to the head of the fire department union. The city calls it “cross-staffing” and “resource allocation,” but no matter how it’s described, “this practice will leave citizens without full fire or EMS coverage,” said Tom Anderson, president of the Sugar Land … [Read more...] about Firefighters dispute staffing levels with city
The city of Sugar Land celebrated the grand opening of Whiskerville, an expansion of the animal shelter facility, on Dec. 12. The event included facility tours, hot cocoa, snacks and photos with Santa. Whiskerville was added to accommodate a planned increase in operations. Staff and volunteers transformed the 2,400 square foot facility into a feline friendly house for the … [Read more...] about Sugar Land’s Whiskerville now open for pet adoptions
Sugar Land officials, joined by members of the Greatwood Home Owners Association, unveil a new population sign Monday morning at the entrance to the community. On Tuesday the annexation of Greatwood and New Territory into the City of Sugar Land became official. A similar ceremony was held later at an entrance to New Territory. “This has been 10 years in the planning,” Mayor Joe … [Read more...] about Here we grow!
Members of the Sugar Land City Council and city staff fire off confetti cannons Dec. 7 for the 15th annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration in Sugar Land Town Square. The event included various entertainment acts, vendors, ice carvers and more. (Photo by Joe Southern) … [Read more...] about Lighting up Town Square