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City asks for feedback on federal community development grants

Fri, 02/23/2018 - 16:15
City asks for feedback on federal community development grants Citizens are encouraged to participate in a public hearing on Tuesday, March 6, regarding the City of College Station’s proposed uses for federal community development grants in 2018-19. The hearing will be at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln...

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 22)

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 17:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 22. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online. The workshop will start about 5 p.m., followed by the...

Blog: 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 22)

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 18:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings, which can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online.We’ll post a detailed live blog here. Read the Blog: 5 things...

Blog: Competitive spirit attracts 400 senior athletes to town

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 16:45
By Kelli Nesbitt, Parks & Recreation Marketing Coordinator The competitive hearts of athletes have been on full display this month at the Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. Watching on television is a thrill, but witnessing the competition in person must be spectacular. While we...

Firehouse Subs grant to help CSFD Bike Medics program

Tue, 02/13/2018 - 16:45
The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation recently awarded a grant to the College Station Fire Department that will be used to purchase six specially-equipped bicycles for the fire department’s Bike Medic program.  The bikes help provide faster response and better mobility for emergency...

Blog: CS primed for bright 2018 – but don’t take our word

Fri, 02/09/2018 - 18:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager No one is surprised these days when College Station gets ranked among the nation’s top college towns, as a great place for business, or as one of the best places to live. The criteria publications and financial websites use to compile those...

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 8)

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 17:30
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 8. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online. The workshop will start about 5 p.m., followed by the...

Blog: Celebrate love month with Trail of Lights, Date Night

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 13:15
By Margie Trame, Assistant Recreation Supervisor Valentine’s Day is when we celebrate the things we love about those who matter most. While valentine’s cards, flowers, and chocolate are always a safe bet on the day of love, experiences are forever more valuable? And why limit it to just...

Blog: Burning incense, grilling can be hazardous if misused

Thu, 02/08/2018 - 12:15
By Christina Seidel, CSFD Community Risk Reduction Specialist When I think about burn injuries, I picture searing my hand on a toaster or curling iron, but those types of burns account for only 8 percent of burn injuries. The most common burns -- 46 percent -- come from direct contact with...

Blog: 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 8)

Wed, 02/07/2018 - 16:45
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings, which can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online.We’ll post a detailed live blog here. Read the Blog: 5 things...

Blog: Pay heed to warrant amnesty and save money, avoid jail

Tue, 02/06/2018 - 15:15
By Ed Spillane, Municipal Court Judge Since the City of College Station began our warrant amnesty/warrant roundup program in 2007, we’ve cleared more than 6,000 warrants valued at over $2 million. The first warrant amnesty period of 2018 for the City of College Station and Brazos County starts...

Blog: Feed your hunger to compete at the 2018 Senior Games

Fri, 02/02/2018 - 16:30
By Gabby Salazar, Tourism Events Supervisor When you used to think of senior citizens, you probably pictured older adults who were largely inactive, at least in a physical sense. But as the baby boom generation has grown older, that stereotype has changed significantly. More of today’s...

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Jan. 25)

Thu, 01/25/2018 - 17:15
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Jan. 25. It’s not the official minutes.  The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online. An archive of...

Blog: 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings

Wed, 01/24/2018 - 16:45
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings, which can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online.We’ll post a detailed live blog here. Read the Blog: 5 things...

TXDOT: Expect delays next week near FM2818-FM60 intersection

Fri, 01/19/2018 - 15:00
By Bobby Colwell, Texas Department of Transportation Motorists can expect delays next week near the intersection of FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway) and FM 60 (University Drive/Raymond Stotzer Parkway). Pavement surface reconstruction will require limiting traffic to one lane each...

Blog: How to avoid the aggravation of parking tickets

Wed, 01/17/2018 - 17:45
By Eric Chapman, Community Services District Supervisor  Parking problems always exist in growing communities, especially college towns expanding as quickly as College Station. Most of the time, avoiding the headache of a parking violation is as simple as reading and obeying parking...

Sanitation and recycling collections will occur one day behind schedule

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 01:00
As a friendly reminder, City of College Station offices and facilities are closed today due to the winter weather concerns. Sanitation and recycling collections will occur one day behind schedule: Tuesday's routes will be collected on Wednesday. Wednesday's routes will be collected on...

City offices, facilities to be closed Tuesday due to weather

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 01:00
All City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Tuesday due to the expected severe winter conditions. Public safety and other essential services will remain staffed, as needed.Sanitation and recycling collections are canceled and will occur one day behind schedule. For...

City offices, facilities to be closed Monday for MLK Day

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 13:45
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on their normal schedules. Electric, water or wastewater outages can be reported to 855-528-4CSU (4278). Please have your account...

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Jan. 11)

Thu, 01/11/2018 - 17:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Jan. 11. It’s not the official minutes.  The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online. An archive of...