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Blog: 6 fresh reasons to enjoy Werewolf Creek on Halloween

Thu, 10/19/2017 - 15:15
By Hallie Kutch, Parks & Recreation Marketing Staff Assistant The spell has been cast. With ghosts, witches, and creatures of fright roaming the night, Halloween will once again be a spectacular blast at Wolf Pen Creek Park. Join us for the City of College Station’s Trick or Treat at...

Blog: Warrant amnesty can help you save money, avoid jail

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 15:30
By Ed Spillane, Municipal Court JudgeSince the City of College Station began our warrant amnesty/warrant roundup program in 2007, we’ve cleared almost 6,000 warrants valued at close to $2 million. The fall warrant amnesty period for the City of College Station and Brazos County starts Monday and...

Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Oct. 12)

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:45
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Oct. 12. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channels 19 and 119 (HD) and online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will...

Blog: 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings (Oct. 12)

Wed, 10/11/2017 - 14:15
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Channels 19 and 119 (HD), or online. We’ll post a detailed live blog...

Blog: Lick Creek Nature Center to be unveiled Saturday

Tue, 10/10/2017 - 15:15
By Hallie Kutch, Marketing Staff Assistant  Many people consider the 515-acre Lick Creek Park to be the crown jewel of College Station’s park system. On Saturday, that precious jewel takes on an even shinier gleam with the grand opening of the long-awaited Lick Creek Nature Center. From 9...

Blog: 4 ways to fight illegal dumping and keep our city clean

Mon, 10/09/2017 - 13:30
By Debbie Stickles, Engineering Programs Specialist You’ve seen the eyesores.  The piles of garbage, tires, paint cans, and appliances that someone carelessly dumped by the side of the road or in an open field. The practice isn’t legal, but it happens far too often, despite the threat of...

CSFD, Domino’s promote safety during Fire Prevention Week

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 13:15
The College Station Fire Department is teaming with the National Fire Protection Association and Domino’s in College Station to promote fire safety during Fire Prevention Week, which starts Sunday and runs through Saturday, Oct. 14.  From 5-8 p.m. on Oct. 9-11, anyone who orders a Domino’s...

Blog: Public Power Week celebrates value to community

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 14:00
By Pat McIntyre, CSU Energy Coordinator The City of College Station is recognizing the dedicated professionals of College Station Utilities and Utility Customer Service during Public Power Week, which runs through Saturday. The 31st anniversary of Public Power Week is a nationwide...

Blog: Improvements along FM2818 to boost safety, mobility

Tue, 10/03/2017 - 10:45
By James Robertson, Assistant Traffic Engineer  It’s not exactly a secret that traffic flow remains a dominant issue as College Station continues to expand.  One of our most heavily congested corridors is FM2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway) from Holleman Drive to George Bush Drive....

Live Blog: Monday’s special city council meeting (Oct.2)

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 14:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s special meeting on Monday, Oct. 2. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed online at cstx.gov/cstv19. It will start at 4 p.m.  Read the Live...

Throwback Thursday: Mayor responds to Muschamp

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:30
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager With Coach Will Muschamp bringing his South Carolina Gamecocks to town for Saturday’s game against the Aggies, we thought it was time to look back on one of the most popular YouTube videos the City of College Station has ever produced. Back...

Road work to affect Wellborn Road traffic on Wednesday

Tue, 09/26/2017 - 15:30
Road work on Wellborn Road from University Drive to the Bryan city limit will reduce traffic to one lane each way starting at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday. The work is expected to be complete by Thursday morning. Motorists are advised to drive with caution in the area. -30- Share| var...

2017 TAX YEAR APPROVED PROPERTY TAX RATE

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 23:00
CITY OF COLLEGE STATION ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR'S TAX RATE.THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 4.05 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $0.00.--> Click...

Live Blog: Monday’s city council meetings (Sept. 25)

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 16:30
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Monday, Sept. 25. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channels 19 and 119 (HD) and online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will...

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

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 12:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager The College Station City Council gathers Monday at city hall for its workshop (6 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Channels 19 and 119 (HD), or online. We’ll post a detailed live blog...

Podcast: ‘Hotel folklore’: How Embassy Suites built across from A&M

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:30
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director Whenever we hear about new businesses, it's typically an initial announcement about what's coming, where it'll be and when it'll open. Maybe you'll eventually hear about the ribbon cutting, but that's about it. In this podcast episode, we talk...

Blog: Oct. 7 event makes racing in diapers superb family fun

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:45
By Virginia Godwin, Assistant Recreation Supervisor  Friendly competition never goes out of style -- especially when the competitors are still in diapers.  On Saturday, Oct. 7, young crawlers, stumblers, walkers and runners from across the Brazos Valley will get together for the Toddler...

Part of Holleman to be closed Wednesday night

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 13:30
Holleman Drive between Oney Hervey Drive and Wellborn Road will be closed from 7 p.m. Wednesday until 7 a.m. Thursday for utility work.  Holleman traffic will be detoured along Wellborn Road, Welsh Avenue, and Southwest Parkway. Map of Affected Area -30- Share| var...

Blog: Get ready for the October monarch migration

Tue, 09/12/2017 - 14:45
By Hallie Kutch, Parks & Recreation Marketing Assistant After enduring the summer heat, fall is always a welcome relief in Texas. It’s also an ideal time to sow nectar plants for the monarch butterfly migration and to prepare your gardens for the spring.Read the Blog: Get ready for the October...

Live Blog: Monday’s city council meetings (Sept. 11)

Mon, 09/11/2017 - 15:30
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Monday, Sept. 11. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channels 19 and 119 (HD) and online at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will...