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ROAD TO THE RENAISSANCE: Festival officials outline best driving route to the Texas Renaissance Festival

With more than a half-million visitors anticipated at the Texas Renaissance Festival this fall, festival representatives are encouraging guests to arrive from the north to limit traffic delays.


RENAISSANCE ROUNDUP: 5 things to do at the Texas Renaissance Festival

The Texas Renaissance Festival returns to Todd Mission for its 45th season Oct. 5-Dec. 1, featuring live entertainment, shops, food and games as well as signature events. The festival will also celebrate its anniversary Nov. 2-3 with a new, themed weekend: "Return to the Renaissance."


Conroe ISD receives report on school safety

At a workshop Oct. 1, the Conroe ISD board of trustees compared notes on how CISD is prepared to protect its students from dangerous situations, such as school shooters, and on how the laws have changed surrounding school safety.



Tune Up: The Manly Salon celebrates first anniversary at Conroe location

Tune Up: The Manly Salon Conroe celebrated its first anniversary in Conroe on Sept. 22. The salon offers …


Lone Star Groundwater Conversation District to receive district management plan decision Oct. 3

The Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District has announced that an appeal it requested from the Texas Water Development Board about a management plan will be heard Oct. 3.


Sacred Leaf Conroe celebrates first anniversary

Sacred Leaf Conroe celebrates its first anniversary Oct. 1. The store will offer 25% off all items at both …


Cedar Lodge celebrates first anniversary in Conroe

Cedar Lodge has been open in the Conroe for one year as of Oct. 1, according to owners Mike Westering and …



DATA: Population, uninsured rates rising in the Greater Houston area

New U.S. Census Bureau data shows the Greater Houston area is growing in more than just population. Median household income, educational attainment and the percentage of people without health insurance all increased from 2017-18 throughout most of the Greater Houston area, which includes Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris and Montgomery counties.


Montgomery County to begin Imelda debris pickup Oct. 3

Montgomery County will begin picking up debris from homes damaged by Tropical Depression Imelda on Oct. 3. To participate in the debris pickup, register your damages at www.mctxoem.org or call 936-523-3916.


What Montgomery County residents should know before Oct. 7 voter registration deadline

Hundreds of thousands of voters across the country were registered Tuesday, Sept. 24, as part of the nonpartisan National Voter Registration Day event.


Online bakery Stiff Peaks & Little Feet relocates to Conroe

Online bakery Stiff Peaks & Little Feet relocated Sept. 1 to Conroe from Spring, according to owner …



5 things to know before planning a trip to the 45th Texas Renaissance Festival in Todd Mission

This fall, festival-goers can travel to a recreation of a 16th-century European village, complete with live …


Montgomery County judges address allegations of fiscal irresponsibility

Sept. 27: Community Impact Newspaper was not able to source the original allegations made by a Montgomery County commissioner. This story will be updated if that information is obtained.


Free legal clinic for veterans slated for Sept. 28 in Conroe

Veterans who need legal advice or legal assistance can visit a free legal clinic Sept. 28 at the Conroe VA Outpatient Clinic, 690 S. Loop 336 W., Conroe, from 9 a.m.-noon.


Oktoberfest, a ghost tour and more: 7 things to do in the Greater Houston area this weekend, Sept. 27-29

For those looking to explore the Greater Houston area, here's a roundup of events to check out this weekend, …



Mint Dentistry and Delta Life Fitness to open at Shoppes at Conroe Plaza

New businesses Mint Dentistry and Delta Life Fitness will open at the Shoppes at Conroe Plaza by December, …


Montgomery identifies potential source for 5M gallon water leak, but questions remain

The city of Montgomery has identified a potential source of its 5 million-gallon water leakage, but questions still remain around the water loss.


Two ride-hailing apps for parents—VanGo and HopSkipDrive—move into Houston market

In the past month, two ride-hailing apps for parents have entered the Houston market with plans to expand services into its suburbs.


Wellness center Epic Nutrition to open in Conroe

Epic Nutrition will open a brick-and-mortar location Sept. 27 in Conroe. Owner Diana Hernandez said the …



The Meating Place BBQ & Bakery opens Montgomery location

The Meating Place BBQ & Bakery opened its Montgomery location Sept. 24. The Pinehurst-based restaurant …