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NOW OPEN: Goldfish Swim School of Sugar Land

Goldfish Swim School, the leading premier learn-to-swim franchise, has opened its new 10,000-square-foot Sugar Land location for water safety and swim lessons. Owned by Sugar Land native Tommy Philips, the school uses a research-based philosophy called The Science of...
Fort Bend County reduces tax rate for 2020.

Fort Bend County reduces tax rate for 2020.

From County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant’s Office: “You called, I listened” Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant stated today after Commissioners Court passed a motion on the County Tax Rate reduction. Commissioner DeMerchant’s innovative fiscally...
Scam Alert from the Sugar Land Police Department

Scam Alert from the Sugar Land Police Department

From the Sugar Land Police Department: The Sugar Land Police Department would like to educate everyone on sham workers claiming to need access to a home to check water pressure, “check the water for Covid-19”, or other cover stories. If a stranger comes to your door,...
Heavy rainfall is expected this weekend.

Heavy rainfall is expected this weekend.

A message from the City of Sugar Land: Forecasters continue to expect a weather system in the Gulf to make landfall along the upper Texas coast as a tropical storm this weekend. With heavy rainfall expected, it’s a good opportunity to practice staying home, avoiding...
Enjoy virtual community activities July 26 to July 31.

Enjoy virtual community activities July 26 to July 31.

From the City of Sugar Land: Come party with the city of Sugar Land during these virtual community activities that promise to be a ton of fun for attendees! The Virtual Summer Series is scheduled from Sunday, July 26 to Friday, July 31. During the last week of July,...

Governor Abbott’s statewide mask mandate begins July 3.

Governor Greg Abbott issued the following order effective at 12:01 p.m. on July 3, 2020: Every person in Texas shall wear a face covering over the nose and mouth when inside a commercial entity or other building or space open to the public, or when in an outdoor...

Fort Bend County’s mask order took effect on June 25.

From the City of Sugar Land: Fort Bend County’s mask order took effect on June 25 and supersedes Sugar Land’s mask order relating to businesses and commercial entities. The county’s order requires commercial entities’ employees and visitors to wear face coverings when...
Fort Bend County Judge issues face covering order.

Fort Bend County Judge issues face covering order.

Fort Bend County Judge KP George issued a Declaration of Disaster for Public Health Emergency and an Executive Order requiring face coverings to be worn in businesses. The face covering order will be in effect beginning June 25. Declaration of Disaster for Local...
City playgrounds, pavilions, and more reopen.

City playgrounds, pavilions, and more reopen.

From Sugar Land Parks and Recreation: The caution tape is coming down! We are so happy to share with you that today (June 12) we are re-opening all city playgrounds, pavilions, and drinking fountains! Even more good news, the Municipal Pool at City Park opens...

Enter the Cullinan Park Conservancy Photo Contest

The contest submission period for images and registration Begins at 12AM CDT on the morning of Sunday, June 1, 2020 and Ends at 11:59PM CDT on Monday, August 31,  2020 Winners will be announced on Friday, September 18, 2020. The Cullinan Park Conservancy Photo Contest...

A Coronavirus update from the city of Sugar Land.

An update from the city of Sugar Land – Nicole Solis, Assistant Director of Environmental and Neighborhood Services – May 11: We are strongly committed to working closely with our business community to keep the public safe and our economy strong. We’ve...
New county-run testing site opens in Precinct 4.

New county-run testing site opens in Precinct 4.

From the Office of Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant: While Fort Bend County follows suit with the reopening order of Texas, the threat of COVID-19 still lingers, and precautions must be in place to avoid a second wave. One of the main aspects of safeguarding the...
The Meal Bus collaborates with Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels.

The Meal Bus collaborates with Fort Bend Senior Meals on Wheels.

During these uncertain times, Fort Bend County Commissioner Ken R. DeMerchant’s “The Meal Bus” is racing ahead to serve the needs of the county. In collaboration with Fort Bend County Public Transportation, The Meal Bus is now able to deliver meals safely to the...

YMCA will distribute Houston Food Bank Meals in Precinct 4.

Four Corners Community Center in Fort Bend County Precinct 4 has been working closely with YWCA in providing services to Precinct 4 Community. During these times of social distancing the YMCA will be using Four Corners parking lot to facilitate Houston Food Bank’s...

Disaster declaration declared in Sugar Land.

From the City of Sugar Land: To protect the public and help limit the spread of COVID-19 in the greater Houston region, the city of Sugar Land has declared a disaster declaration that follows guidelines issued by Fort Bend County and actions taken by Texas Gov. Greg...