Posted on · Five hundred homes have reported damage, but officials think that number will increase.
Posted on · The goal is to evaluate the potential online response and Harris County was chosen because of its diverse population and economy.
Posted on · In January, Montgomery County's Commissioners Court approved an update to the county's thoroughfare plan, a guidepost of sorts for transportation projects, including a proposed extension of Woodlands Parkway to Texas 249. However, a month after commissioners approved the plan, The Woodlands' governing board unanimously passed a resolution opposing some of the projects. To learn more, […]
Posted on · In January, Montgomery County's Commissioners Court approved an update to the county's thoroughfare plan, a guidepost of sorts for transportation projects, including a proposed extension of Woodlands Parkway to Texas 249. A month after commissioners approved the plan, The Woodlands’ governing board unanimously passed a resolution opposing some of the projects. On this edition of […]
Posted on · While analyzing the industry's downturn, the organizers said they hope innovation will help lower costs and slow down layoffs.
Posted on · In April, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced the first decrease in half a century of the amount of fluoride it recommends in our drinking water. HHS says the recommendation is intended to prevent staining of tooth enamel that can happen with too much exposure to fluoride, which in the right amount […]
Posted on · The consequences of Greater Houston's population growth have been well documented – from its effect on traffic, to housing, to urban development. But it also could have another effect – it could be making this an even hotter place to live in coming decades, according to ongoing research using Houston as a predictor of what’s […]
Posted on · reater Houston is made up of communities large and small that have over time developed their own special identities. While, from one town to the next, there might be differences in culture, business, education and more, many of our communities reflect some trends common to the entire Greater Houston area — most notably dramatic population […]
Posted on · From Rick Perry’s indictment to aÂ plan to require University of Houston freshmen to live on campus to using federal funds to buy water taxis in The Woodlands: as we do every Friday, we parseÂ The Good, the Bad, and the UglyÂ of the week’sÂ newsÂ with our panel of “non-experts.” This week, we’re joined […]
Posted on · Back in 1964, real estate developer and oil & gas manÂ George MitchellÂ purchased land 30 miles north of Houston. A decade later, the planned community ofÂ The WoodlandsÂ was opened. Today, an estimated 100,000 people live there. On this edition of Houston Matters, we learn more about theÂ history,Â developmentÂ andÂ future plansÂ forÂ […]
Posted on · Weâve heard about the woes facing publishing â notable newspapers have shifted to online services, reducing or eliminating their print editions. Long-standing magazines have ceased publication. But as major papers and magazines scale back or disappear, how are Houstonâs local community papers doing? Are they picking up the slack? Expanding? Surviving? On this edition of […]