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League City City Council approves incentive program to promote capital projects

Having invested over $60 million in capital improvement projects in fiscal year 2019-20, League City employees now have a greater incentive to invest even more in FY 2020-21.


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Mayor Sylvester Turner considering curfew as 'last resort' to curb bar and club crowding

Houston fire chief Sam Peña, whose department is responsible for monitoring occupancy violations, said fire marshals have responded to over 20,000 complaints since March 18.


Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board launches campaign to boost college enrollment

The decline in college enrollment across the state of Texas has prompted several agencies to partner up and create online resources for students and counselors.



Hwy. 146 widening expected to finish a year early

Despite major delays and challenges, an “aggressive” approach to construction means the widening of Hwy. 146 will likely finish over a year ahead of schedule, an official working on the project said.


IMPACTS ROUNDUP: 3 new Bay Area businesses, plus penguins at Moody Gardens

Here is a roundup of local business news in the Bay Area.



College of the Mainland, San Jacinto College leaders talk community college education amid COVID-19

Leaders from both institutions detailed how the educational experience at their respective colleges has been adapted to meet the challenges of the pandemic.


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League City officials: Mayor on the mend from COVID-19

League City Mayor Pat Hallisey, who tested positive for COVID-19 nearly two weeks ago Nov. 17, is on the mend, City Manager John Baumgartner said.


IMPACTS ROUNDUP: Gyro King now open in Webster and more

Here is a roundup of local business news in Clear Lake and League City.


Harris County Justice Administration Department makes headway on countywide criminal justice studies

The department is working to release the final versions of several studies and launch pilot programs with local law enforcement groups in early 2021.


COVID-19 testing locations remain open in Montgomery County and more local news

Read the latest Houston-area business and community news.



Number of daily new COVID-19 cases in Galveston County up nearly 300% since late October

A total of 14,465 county residents have tested positive for the coronavirus since mid-March; of the total cases, 89% are considered to have recovered.A total of 14,465 county residents have tested positive for the coronavirus since mid-March; of the total cases, 89% are considered to have recovered.


Q&A: Laura Colangelo discusses challenges facing private schools during pandemic

Colangelo said private schools have adapted to remote learning and other obstacles in 2020 despite less revenue and a 9% decline in enrollment statewide.


Learn about Austin Park, November's featured neighborhood

Austin Park is a neighborhood in the heart of League City in Galveston County.


Heading into Thanksgiving, Texas Medical Center continues to report uptick in hospitalizations

The total number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized at Texas Medical Center facilities has increased by more than 50% over two weeks.



Adelaide's Boutique stores strive to be ‘first-stop’ shops for gifts

The Adelaide’s Boutique locations—14870 Space Center Blvd., Houston, and 6011 W. Main St., League City—are meant to serve as customers’ destinations for clothes, shoes, accessories, gifts and other boutique items, many of which are locally sourced.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announces COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan

The vaccine could start being distributed "as early as next month," according to a Nov. 23 news release.


League City reaches capital improvement project milestone

In fiscal year 2019-20, which ended Sept. 30, the city met its goal of spending $50 million on capital improvement projects in a single year.


Clear Creek ISD updates: District adding new 2021-22 secondary courses, improving educational experiences

Five new secondary courses will be offered next school year; some courses will replace those previously offered, and some will be new courses altogether.




Mayor Sylvester Turner urges caution heading into Thanksgiving holiday

Houston officials also said 333 health providers had been identified as future vaccine delivery sites.


Clear Creek ISD imposes grades-based restrictions on virtual learning

Although the Texas Education Agency allows schools to use attendance as a reason for mandating in-person learning with some students, CCISD officials chose to only focus on those who are academically struggling.


New report: Houston police oversight board lagging behind major Texas cities

The report suggested having no oversight board has a better effect on public trust than having a dysfunctional board.



Harris County Precinct 2 works toward growth of solar energy presence

This includes the presence of jobs, education and infrastructure in the solar energy industry.


League City aims to beautify Main Street with medians

Despite concerns from local business owners, League City officials hope in the coming months to revitalize Main Street by overlaying it with new asphalt and installing landscaped medians in place of its shared center turn lanes.