The Goddard School to open new Katy location
The 9,742-square-foot school will have a student capacity of 162 with nine classrooms, an indoor gym and two shaded playgrounds. (Courtesy The Goddard School)
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By Laura Aebi |
By Laura Aebi
Editor, Katy and Sugar Land/Missouri City
Laura joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2020 after a few years in the public relations industry. Laura graduated from Texas State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. Originally from North Texas, Laura relocated to Houston after spending three years in Pacific Northwest. Previously, she interned with two radio stations in Central Texas and held the role of features editor at the San Marcos Daily Record. Laura writes about local government, development, transportation, education, real estate and small businesses in these communities.
Harris County officials unveil new three-year $8.93M community-initiated mental health care initiative
The community care model will focus on 10 ZIP codes totaling about 300,000 residents that have been disproportionately affected by COVID-19 and suicide, and that have a lower utilization of behavioral health care services, by providing mental health education and training to members of the community.
The money, which will come through in employees’ December paychecks, is normally a 1% lump sum payment built into the district’s compensation plan but is being raised to 2% for this year.
The community’s largest wine and culinary festival, Katy Sip N Stroll, features 30 food tasting stations and over 250 beverage selections. It is set to return on Nov. 6.
“Deputy Kareem Atkins Day” will be celebrated annually to recognize Atkins' heroism and service, Judge Lina Hidalgo said at the court’s Oct. 26 regular meeting. According to Hidalgo, Atkins was the first Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office deputy to be fatally shot.
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Lebowski's Grill upends expectations in Austin; first Houston-area Costco Business Center opens in Stafford and more top news
Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 26.
MAP: Check out the 5 latest commercial projects filed in Katy, including a renovated 99 Clay Eskimo Hut
Want to know more about new businesses coming to the Katy area? Below you can find details on the five latest commercial projects filed in Katy.
Gov. Abbott approves new voting maps for state legislature, Congress, school districts for next decade
The maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022, after the state legislature passed them during a 30-day special session.
The job fair is coming to local Texas Workforce Solutions offices, some of which are having early admission for veterans and their families.
Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Average daily hospitalizations continue decline, drop below 100 since early July
For the first time since early July, the average number of daily coronavirus hospitalizations at Texas Medical Center hospitals has dropped below 100.
CI NATION ROUNDUP: Japanese department store Teso Life coming to Frisco; New Braunfels’ Gruene Hall set as backdrop for Scotty McCreery music video and more top news
Take a look at the top five trending stories across all of Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas as of Oct. 25.
The city will spend 6.2% more than last year on the Katy Fire Department and Katy Police Department, 40% more on funding for drainage and street projects, and 19% more for park improvements.
To be eligible for the grant, students must be enrolled in pre-K through 12th grade in a Texas public school and served by a special education program.