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Stay informed about the latest local news in The Woodlands, including the latest from The Woodlands Township, Montgomery County and CISD, plus development and transportation updates affecting your community.

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Q&A: Keith Grant, incumbent Gary Blizzard running for Magnolia ISD Position 3 on the May 7 ballot

Incumbent Gary Blizzard will face Keith Grant in the May 7 election for Position 3 on the Magnolia ISD board of trustees.



Q&A: Hear from candidates running for Position 2 on the Magnolia ISD board of trustees on the May 7 ballot

Two candidates for Magnolia ISD board of trustees Position 2 talk priorities and growth in the district ahead of the May election.


To-go daiquiri business Polar Paradise opens on FM 1488

Owner Derrik Raymer said the business offers over 30 daiquiri flavors.


State district court rules in favor of Conroe, Magnolia in San Jacinto River Authority water payment suit

A Beaumont court ruled that the San Jacinto River Authority failed to mediate with the three cities in relation to surface water payments. The SJRA confirmed they will appeal the decision.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Village within expansive Fields development in Frisco to feature 5-star Ritz-Carlton Hotel; Voodoo Doughnut coming soon to Cypress and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 22.



Sample ballot: See candidates in May 7 local elections in Shenandoah, The Woodlands

Elections in Shenandoah, Magnolia ISD and area municipal utility districts are among those on local ballots.


As appraisal values spike, Montgomery County appraisal, tax officials host workshops for residents

The county appraiser Tony Belinoski and tax assessor-collector Tammy McRae broke down the 2022 appraisal process in the face of “unprecedented” values


One Water Task Force not renewed by The Woodlands Township board of directors

A motion to continue The Woodlands Township’s One Water Task Force was not picked up by the board of directors at its April 21 meeting.


Q&A: Magnolia ISD Position 1 candidates talk priorities ahead of May 7 election

Incumbent Dacia Owens and Irma Dunmire are running in the election May 7 for Magnolia ISD board of trustees Position 1.



Howard Hughes Corp. signs 6 new office leases around The Woodlands

The six businesses will make up around 31,000 square feet of office space around The Woodlands.



Here's what voters need to know ahead of the Harris County ESD 11 commissioner election May 7

Early voting for the May 7 election that will determine a pair of Harris County Emergency Services District No. 11 commissioner seats is set to begin April 25.


CI TEXAS ROUNDUP: Construction to start on Magnolia Village retail center May 2; Stranger Things Store to open in Grapevine Mills and more top news

Take a look at the top five trending stories across Community Impact Newspaper’s coverage areas in Texas as of April 21.



Creekside Park Unplugged returns to The Woodlands area

The free concert series will be held May 4, May 11 and May 18.


Meet the candidates for Shenandoah City Council Position 1

Candidates Ron Raymaker and Gary Henson are running for the City Council Position 1 seat.


Montgomery County moving forward on master facilities plan to reshape downtown Conroe offices

The county unveiled preliminary plans from Houston-based architecture firm PGAL at an April 12 commissioners court session.


Conroe ISD taking name suggestions for two elementary schools, other buildings in the district

Residents can submit name suggestions via the district's website.




Median home prices increase as much as 39% in The Woodlands area ZIP codes from March 2021 to March 2022

Median home prices increased in seven The Woodlands-area ZIP codes year over year.


Conroe ISD takes first step toward creation of virtual school for 2022-23

The virtual-hybrid school would be funded by ESSER funds for one year.


Houston-area property sales rise in March year over year despite fewer listings, increase in mortgage interest rates

Property sales in the Houston area increased 4.3% in March compared to the previous year, according to an April 13 press release from the Houston Association of Realtors.