Missed any of our articles from this week? Take a look at what you might have missed from Community Impact’s coverage areas in Houston from Sept. 25-29.

Montgomery County approves deal with Howard Hughes for $16.5M library, community center

Howard Hughes and Montgomery County are collaborating on a project to build a new community center and library at the Grogan's Mill Village Center.

Read the full story by Reporter Jessica Shorten.

Texas economy could lose $11.4B after federal child care funding expires


As part of the American Rescue Plan Act signed into law in 2021, the federal government allocated $24 billion in grants to child care providers to help create financial relief through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Read the full story by Reporter Cassandra Jenkins.

Elevated lanes, new intersections part of TxDOT recommendations for I-45]

The Texas Department of Transportation unveiled a possible new look for I-45 at a Sept. 26 public meeting. The new design would create elevated high-occupancy vehicle lanes and expanded intersection options from the Grand Parkway to Loop 336 in Conroe.
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Read the full story by Reporter Jessica Shorten.

New authentic Tex-Mex restaurant coming to west Katy area

Mandito’s Tex Mex is expected to arrive in Katy near the west Cinco Ranch area at 9910 Gaston Road, Ste. 200, in early 2024.

Read the full story by Editor Daniel Weeks.


Crawfish Cafe plans to open Cypress location in late January

Seafood restaurant Crawfish Cafe is planning to open a Cypress location early next year. The restaurant will offer a variety of seafood options, including blue crabs, snow crab legs, king crab legs, Dungeness crab, shrimp, clams, mussels and lobster.

Read the full story by Reporter Jovanna Aguilar.