Missed any of our articles from last week? Take a look at what you might have missed from Community Impact’s coverage areas in Houston from Aug. 7-11.

3 changes Harris County drivers will notice on their toll bill

A lower minimum toll balance, a lower EZ Tag sticker fee and paperless agreement statements are three changes Harris County drivers will notice with their Harris County Toll Road Authority accounts.

Read the full story by Reporter Melissa Enaje.

'There is no more': Montgomery County looks to bond, certificates amid funding issues

At an Aug. 9 budget workshop, Montgomery County commissioners discussed a potential infrastructure bond measure as well as issuing certificates of obligation to cover major projects as the county already stands $7 million over budget and faces potentially raising the tax rate for fiscal year 2023-24.

Read more by Reporter Jessica Shorten.

Texas Central, Amtrak exploring partnership to advance high-speed rail project

Texas Central and Amtrak officials are exploring a partnership to potentially advance the 240-mile high-speed rail project proposed to connect Houston and Dallas, Amtrak officials announced in an Aug. 9 news release.

Read more by Editor Anna Lotz.

Tomball enters Stage 2 drought; mandatory water restrictions in place

The city of Tomball has entered a Stage 2 drought, with mandatory water conservation measures in place for residents, according to an Aug. 8 news release.. A Stage 2 drought is triggered when total daily demand exceeds 70% of the city’s production capacity for three consecutive days.

Read the full story by Reporter Lizzy Spangler.

New burger concept opens in Pearland

OMG! Burger’s menu includes artisanal burger concepts like the beef patty with pepper jack cheese, lettuce, sauteed onion, bell pepper, jalapeno and spicy green sauce.

Read the full story by Reporter Rachel Leland.