New Year

Christmas and New Year’s drivers urged to move over or slow down for tow trucks and other emergency vehicles

As they travel Texas roadways during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, motorists are urged to slow down or move over for stopped emergency vehicles including tow trucks, police cars and fire trucks. Texas law requires drivers to slow down at least 20 miles per hour under the posted speed limit or, if able, to change lanes when they’re passing a first responder stopped on the road. Large numbers of travelers are expected on Texas roads, which […]

Harris County Fire Marshal Encourages Fireworks Safety

Fireworks are beautiful but are very dangerous if not used properly. The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office encourages anyone who chooses to use consumer fireworks to practice fireworks safety or find alternative ways to celebrate. “Fireworks safety is paramount as we continue to battle COVID-19,” said Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie L. Christensen. “If you choose to use consumer fireworks, please read the cautionary labels and dispose of your fireworks properly. Doctors, nurses and first responders are still […]

Cinco Ranch Branch Library’S Curbside Service Unavailable On Holidays In December

CHRISTMAS Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries, which includes the Cinco Ranch Branch Library, will be unavailable Thursday through Sunday, December 24-27, for the Christmas holiday. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours will resume on Monday, December 28, at all locations. NEW YEAR’S Services at all branches of Fort Bend County Libraries will be unavailable after 5:00 pm, on Thursday, December 31, through Friday, January 1, for the New Year’s holiday. Books & More! Curbside Pick-up service hours […]

Houston Symphony Rings In The New Year With Big Band Pops From Frank Sinatra To Ray Charles

David Caceres

Under the direction of Houston Symphony Principal POPS Conductor Steven Reineke, the Symphony toasts the New Year and the second half of its 2020–21 Season with the electrifying program, In the Mood: A Big Band New Year, part of the Bank of America POPS Series, Jan. 8–10. This performance is livestreamed on Saturday, Jan. 8, at 8 p.m. CST. Tickets are now available for these performances at “I’m so looking forward to being back on […]