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Katy Boardwalk District announces 'refined' site plan in fall, tenants in 2022

Plans for the Katy Boardwalk District will be seeing a few changes, officials said in a Sept. 23 press release.


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Fort Bend ISD adopts tax rate, amends budget for FY 2021-22

Fort Bend ISD adopted a new, decreased tax rate and amendments to the 2021-22 budget.


Check out the 5 latest commercial permits filed in Katy

Check out the 5 latest commercial permits filed in the Katy area



3 Katy events to attend this weekend, Sept. 25-26

The Farmers Market at La Centerra is one of several events happening Katy this weekend.


Comcast Rise Investment Fund to award small business grants in Harris, Fort Bend counties

Comcast will award $1 million to small businesses owned by people of color in Fort Bend and Harris counties.



Spring Green Family Dental now open in Katy

The locally owned and -operated office offers family dentistry and cosmetic dentistry services.



Orangetheory Fitness now open in Fulshear

Orangetheory offers membership-based group workout classes.


Harris County Commissioners propose tax cuts at cost of Harris Health System funding

On average, Harris County homeowners may see lower tax rates in the next year, but it will come at the cost of $17 million in funding for the county’s hospital district, according to Harris County Administrator David Berry.


Houston-Galveston Area Council celebrates 55th anniversary

The Houston-Galveston Area Council will be celebrating its 55th anniversary this October.


Texas Senate releases proposed redistricting maps as special session begins

Redistricting is one of the items on the third special session, and the state Senate released proposed maps on Sept. 18.



Check out these Kid's Eat Free options in the Katy area

Check out this list of Katy restaurants offering deals on kids meals.


Texas Medical Center coronavirus updates: Daily average hospitalizations drop 15% week over week; ICU sees dip in number of patients

Coronavirus patients at TMC hospitals number 2,107, which in itself is an 11% week over week decline.


Briar Forest Plaza near Katy acquired in off-market sale

Briar Forest Plaza has been sold in an off-market transaction.


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.




Brett's BBQ Shop coming soon to Katy Boardwalk

The current location at 606 South Mason Road will transition into a new concept incorporating Brett’s BBQ fare.


Forest Park Southwest Cemetery to serve Katy, Sugar Land, Missouri City beginning in 2022

The more than 50-acre cemetery will be located at FM 359 and Settegast Ranch Road in Richmond.


Bliss Boba opens in Katy

Bliss Boba sells banh mi sandwiches as well as boba tea, smoothies and other specialty drinks.



DATA: How population changed in Texas counties between census counts in 2010, 2020

Texas added nearly four million people between 2010 and 2020, according to the latest Census data.


5 Katy events to attend this weekend, Sept. 17-19

Looking for something to do in Katy this weekend? Check out the weekend guide.


Harmony Public Schools will offer virtual learning for K-12 students in Houston, Katy, Sugar Land, Cypress

Schools under the Harmony Public Schools umbrella may offer up to 10% of its student body a full virtual learning option.


Harris County commissioners propose lower tax rates with split vote

While the proposed tax rate is lower than the current rate, tax payers may actually end up paying more since the values of homes statewide increased this year, according to County Administrator David Berry.



Fort Bend County adopts $439M budget with new tax rate

The new Fort Bend County tax rate is $0.4383.


Harris County commissioners terminate $11 million Elevate Strategies vaccine outreach contract

“There’s absolutely nothing done here that was in any way deviating from the most adequate protocols, and what is sad … [is] that the COVID response is being politicized." -Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo