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Robinson Road improvement remains top Oak Ridge North priority

Solving mobility problems associated with Oak Ridge North’s main thoroughfare, Robinson Road, has been a persistent priority for city officials, residents and businesses in an effort to unlock more of the city’s development potential.


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Benchmark study reveals 24-year lifespan variance, high obesity rates and limited health care access across Harris County

A study by Harris County Public Health found life expectancy in Harris County alone varies by nearly 24 years depending on where a resident lives.

Harris County clerk to move ballot box collection center to centralized location in effort to expedite election result returns

Ahead of the Dec. 14 mayoral runoff election for the city of Houston, Harris County Clerk Diane Trautman announced plans Nov. 12 to move the county’s ballot box collection center to a more centralized location in hopes of expediting election result returns.



Montogmery County Animal Shelter opens wellness clinic

The clinic's purpose is to provide basic pet care and vaccines at a low cost.


My Protein Grill opens Spring location at Harmony Commons plaza

My Protein Grill offers customizable meals and snacks that can be ordered for dine-in and carry-out.


Montgomery County commissioners approve 10 members for new county ethics commission

Funding for two county flood planning initiatives was also approved at the couty's Nov. 12 meeting.


Recent highlights: A school dedication, Pride festival and other events and awards in The Woodlands area this fall

In September, educators were honored at a Conroe ISD elementary school dedication and local events include The Woodlands Pride festival.



Greater Houston area to experience cold front Nov. 11-13; temperature could reach freezing point

The front is not expected to affect travel because the ground is too warm for precipitation to stick.


Your 2019 Volunteer Guide: Community organizations in south Montgomery County that need a helping hand

Help out The Woodlands area in a number of ways throughout the year by volunteering with local nonprofit groups.


New Internet sales tax rules take effect in Texas

On Oct. 1, two new sets of rules regarding sales tax collection in Texas took effect


County takes hard line with recent state cannabis laws, requires THC lab testing

Recent laws passed this year by the state Legislature helped the cannabidiol, or CBD, market to quickly expand in south Montgomery County, with at least five CBD stores opening or announcing an opening this year



Your 2019 holiday guide: Events and things to do in November and December in The Woodlands area

The Woodlands area has plenty of events and activities to explore this winter.


Tolls to increase Jan. 1 on the Grand Parkway

Drivers on the Grand Parkway will see toll rates increase 2% on Jan. 1, 2020.


Interfaith of The Woodlands' Hand Me Up Shop launches new Spring retail location

Resale store has operated in The Woodlands area for 30 years


BREAKING: Memorial Hermann announces $250M expansion project at The Woodlands Medical Center

Project will feature new eight-story patient tower and hospital-wide renovations



Tomball ISD teachers make up one-third of Texas finalists for 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Two Tomball ISD teachers are among six finalists in Texas for the 2019 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching, TISD officials announced Nov. 8 in a press release.


Howard Hughes announces 360-unit residential development in Creekside Park

The new residential complex will be made up of six four-story buildings at Kuykendahl Road and Creekside Green Drive.


NewLotusMoon celebrates one year of fair trade products

NewLotusMoon celebrates its first anniversary in The Woodlands.


Houston Methodist begins work on $240 million The Woodlands Hospital expansion

Two years after opening a 470,000-square-foot hospital serving The Woodlands area, Houston Methodist The Woodlands Hospital broke ground on an expansion.



Conroe ISD welcomes new internal auditor

Brian Hayden has worked as a former contractor with Houston ISD with 15 years of auditing experience.


Dollar Tree opens in Windcrest Village on FM 1488 in Magnolia

Dollar Tree opened at 9511 FM 1488, Ste. 600, Magnolia, on Oct. 31.


Helping the homeless hidden ‘behind the trees’ in The Woodlands area

According to a 2019 homeless count from Houston-based nonprofit The Coalition for the Homeless, 212 people were living in shelters and 86 were living unsheltered in Montgomery County—a 54% increase


DATA: Commercial real estate rental rates hold on to 2019 gains while vacancies increase slightly in The Woodlands area

Industrial rental rates continued to increase in The Woodlands area in October.