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5 things to do in The Woodlands this weekend, March 24-26

By at March 24, 2017 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Help keep The Woodlands clean, attend a Pinterest convention and enjoy live music this weekend. Easter Trail at The Woodlands Mall March 24 Gather around the carousel in The Woodlands Mall for an Easter event hosted by Chick-fil-A. Children are encouraged to bring their Easter baskets for festivities including free carousel rides, treats, giveaways, activities and a photo

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Learn hands-only CPR at this Market Street event

By at March 23, 2017 | 4:30 pm | 0 Comment

Market Street and the American Heart Association will host a family-friendly, hands-only CPR awareness event from 9 a.m.-noon at Market Street on Saturday, March 25. Guests are invited to come and go as they please to learn about hands-only CPR and enjoy heart-healthy activities. The CPR bystander rate in Montgomery County is only 14 percent, but the national average is

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Local eatery Q-Shi will receive national TV spotlight Friday

By at March 23, 2017 | 1:55 pm | 0 Comment

Q-Shi BBQ & Sushi restaurant opened last summer, but it already had the attention of the producers of “Diners, Drive-ins and Dives” in October when owner Ray Aker received a call from the Food Network series. The production crew and host Guy Fieri visited the restaurant earlier this year to film a segment showcasing the location’s unique blend of

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Debate on bill to prevent campus sexual assault turns to rights of accused

By at March 23, 2017 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

In the wake of a statewide sexual assault crisis on university campuses, Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, filed a bill Jan. 23 to penalize staff and student leaders who do not report incidents of campus sexual assault. The Senate State Affairs Committee debated the proposed bill Thursday. “No one can pass the buck,” Huffman said. Without reporting the assault, a

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Debate on bill to prevent campus sexual assault turns to rights of accused

By at March 23, 2017 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

In the wake of a statewide sexual assault crisis on university campuses, Sen. Joan Huffman, R-Houston, filed a bill Jan. 23 to penalize staff and student leaders who do not report incidents of campus sexual assault. The Senate State Affairs Committee debated the proposed bill Thursday. “No one can pass the buck,” Huffman said. Without reporting the assault, a

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3 takeaways from Wednesday night’s Woodlands Township board meeting

By at March 23, 2017 | 11:15 am | 0 Comment

A presentation on the Cultural Arts Feasibility Study, a 2016 residential survey and a proclamation in support of diversity of The Woodlands were all discussed at Wednesday night’s Woodlands Township board of directors meeting. 1.  Cultural Feasibility Study Phase 1 The Woodlands Township board of directors reviewed a report on Phase 1 of the cultural feasibility

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4 decisions made during Wednesday’s Shenandoah City Council meeting, March 22

By at March 23, 2017 | 11:13 am | 0 Comment

Shenandoah City Council had a packed agenda March 22, covering a variety of topics related to a water project, park reservations, MetroPark Square and the spring town hall meeting. To view the full March 22 agenda packet, visit www.shenandoahtx.us. 1. The council unanimously adopted a resolution related to payment options for the new water plant and water projects. The

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3 things to know from the Conroe City Council meeting, March 23

By at March 23, 2017 | 10:09 am | 0 Comment

Conroe City Council met Thursday morning to vote on a number of city initiatives. Here is what you need to know. The city approved a resolution opposing Texas Senate Bill 2, which is legislation proposed by state legislators that would limit the amount property tax assessments can increase year over year. The city receives 29 percent of its revenue from property tax

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5 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, March 23-26

By at March 23, 2017 | 9:32 am | 0 Comment

Check out music, crawfish and various festivals that are happening in the Greater Houston area this weekend. Blink-182 at Rodeo Houston Thursday, March 23 Blink-182—the upbeat, punk-rock band that rose to fame in the 1990s—will make their Rodeo Houston debut March 23. Top hits from the group include “She’s Out of Her Mind,” “All the Small Things” and

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5 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, March 23-26

By at March 23, 2017 | 9:32 am | 0 Comment

Check out music, crawfish and various festivals that are happening in the Greater Houston area this weekend. Blink-182 at Rodeo Houston Thursday, March 23 Blink-182—the upbeat, punk-rock band that rose to fame in the 1990s—will make their Rodeo Houston debut March 23. Top hits from the group include “She’s Out of Her Mind,” “All the Small Things” and

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Harris County no longer the fastest-growing in U.S.

By at March 23, 2017 | 8:09 am | 0 Comment

Harris County’s eight-year run as the nation’s fastest-growing county has ended, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau today. Maricopa County in Arizona, home to Phoenix, has taken its place on the list as the county with the highest annual population growth after growing at a rate of nearly 2 percent. Between July 1, 2015 and July 1, 2016,

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Texas state Sen. Konnie Burton looks to slow process for commuter rail projects

By at March 22, 2017 | 10:11 pm | 0 Comment

Sen. Konni Burton, R-Colleyville, filed a bill to slow down the process of building commuter rail projects by adding an additional step—an election. Burton’s Senate Bill 385 would prohibit commuter rail transportation projects from accepting federal funds without holding an election first. “Given the incentives local governments have to spend tax payer

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Legislation could limit hours for fireworks in unincorporated parts of Harris County

By at March 22, 2017 | 6:19 pm | 0 Comment

Rep. Kevin Roberts, R-Spring is taking aim at what he calls a major quality of life issue in his district with House Bill 1183, which would give county commissioners the power to dictate the hours in which fireworks can be discharged. The bill will receive a public hearing in Austin on Thursday. A total of 98 percent of District 126 is located in unincorporated Harris

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Development ramps up in Montgomery

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:30 pm | 0 Comment

Although its limits only span 4 square miles, the city of Montgomery has experienced its share of development in recent months—changing the landscape of the historically intimate bedroom community. Much of the new commercial development is concentrated along Hwy. 105 between Buffalo Springs Drive and Stewart Creek Road, due in part to the city’s first Kroger

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Montgomery County officials attempt to curb drunken driving

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:29 pm | 0 Comment

The high number of annual DWI and DUI cases and fatalities in Montgomery County has local law enforcement, attorneys and legislators searching for solutions, ranging from forming a dedicated DWI task force to stricter penalties for driving while intoxicated. DWI is the largest criminal offense category in Montgomery County—between 2,000 and 2,500 cases are filed

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B-52 Brewing Co.

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:28 pm | 0 Comment

What began as a college hobby has become much more for B-52 Brewing Co. owners Brent and Chad Daniel. The Conroe craft brewery produces upward of 40 to 50 different beers. The brewery opened in May 2014 and offers a taproom, beer garden, food trucks, games and tours in a family-friendly environment. The two brothers began brewing at their home in San Marcos, Texas, in

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Tickled Pink Desserts & Cafe

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:27 pm | 0 Comment

For a decade, longtime Montgomery resident Danielle Johnson often found herself cooking and baking for her family, her church and her children’s schools. After years of being asked to open her own cafe, she agreed to open a business to offer her casseroles and sweets five days a week. Tickled Pink Desserts & Cafe is located in the heart of Downtown Montgomery inside

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TEA slowly working to remove special education indicator

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:26 pm | 0 Comment

The Texas Education Agency has been working over the last four years to eventually eliminate the Performance-Based Monitoring Analysis System’s special education representation indicator that suggests school districts keep special education enrollment at or below 8.5 percent, the TEA said in a statement released in November. “Allegations that TEA issued fines,

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Montgomery County Master Gardeners

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:22 pm | 0 Comment

Since it was established in 1979 as the first program of its kind in Texas, Montgomery County Master Gardeners has gained about 340 members over the past four decades. The active volunteer organization, which is a part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has brought county residents with an interest in gardening together to become master gardeners, a title

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Love Fosters Hope

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:21 pm | 0 Comment

Over the past 17 years, 1,319 foster children and teenagers in Montgomery County have found healing through programs offered by local nonprofit Love Fosters Hope. Love Fosters Hope works to restore trust and hope in local foster children who have been abused, neglected or abandoned through summer camps, mentorship and outreach programs. Executive Director Cindy Mericle

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Featured Neighborhoods: Canyon Creek, 77304

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

Canyon Creek is located on Longmire Road in Conroe. The neighborhood has easy access to Hwy. 105 and I-45. The neighborhood is near Lake Conroe, golf courses, and retail and dining establishments. Build-out year: ongoing Builders include: John Cox, First America Homes, David Weekley Homes, Camelot Custom Homes, Stylecraft Builders, Texas Star Homes Square footage:

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Market Data: February 2017

By at March 22, 2017 | 3:18 pm | 0 Comment

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Hunting feral hogs from hot air balloons, plus more interesting bills filed by Houston-area legislators

By at March 22, 2017 | 1:01 pm | 0 Comment

Thousands of bills have been filed in the Texas Legislature this session related to the state’s transportation, education and health care needs. However, a variety of other bills with topics ranging from hunting to emojis have also been filed by legislators in the North Houston area. Here are a few bills of note: House Bill 3535—filed by state Rep. Mark Keough, R-The

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3 things to know from Conroe ISD’s Tuesday board meeting

By at March 22, 2017 | 10:19 am | 0 Comment

During Conroe ISD’s board meeting Tuesday evening several individuals were recognized, and updates on major construction projects were announced. 1. Four new principals were named: Laura Quinones, former Patterson Elementary School assistant principal, was named Anderson Elementary School principal. Natalie Buckley, former Birnham Woods Elementary School assistant

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