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The Year in Photos: 2023
12/29/2023
As we close 2023, we offer a look back at the Public Communication Office’s best photography work this year. Special thanks to our tireless multimedia coordinators, Lucero Valenzuela and Brody McKinnon, for their dedicated work documenting city events and activities.
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New rail crossing at Deacon scheduled to open on Jan. 9
12/29/2023
The City of College Station and Union Pacific Railroad are scheduled to open the new rail crossing at Deacon Drive along Welborn Road after the traffic signal is activated on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The Cain Road rail crossing will permanently close.
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A season of joy: Reflecting on College Station’s festive and memorable holiday celebrations
12/27/2023
College Station's holiday season has been nothing short of magical, with an array of festive events bringing the community together. It was indeed a holly, jolly Christmas in the Heart of Aggieland.
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What’s Up? Video: LRC’s Johnson previews the MLK celebration events scheduled in January
12/22/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Lincoln Recreation Center Supervisor Cheletia Johnson discuss the many events scheduled in January to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday.
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The new year offers a superb lineup of appealing park programs and sports leagues
12/21/2023
The upcoming year offers a superb lineup of fresh, engaging programs and events for all ages and abilities. Whether you are looking for a new hobby or want to find ways to be active, we have something for everyone. Registration is underway, and we have no residency requirements. Here's a look at the Parks and Recreation lineup through April 30.
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CSPD's sensible tips can help you stay safe and avoid being a crime victim this holiday season
12/18/2023
The holidays are a season of joy and love for many, but it's also a time for criminals to take advantage of unwary citizens. Keep your family and property safe by taking common-sense precautions and reporting suspicious activities to the police.
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What’s Up? Video: CSPD talks about holiday safety and how to protect your property
12/15/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and CSPD Public Information Officer David Simmons discuss holiday safety and how to protect your property effectively.
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Short-term registration portal helps you rent your home for local events the right way
12/15/2023
College Station is recognized as one of the most fan-friendly cities in the Southeastern Conference, attracting visitors from all over. So, if you rent your home or other property for Texas A&M events, you want to do it the right way. The City of College Station can help with its new and improved registration portal for the short-term rental registration program.
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College Station City Council gives direction on the Northeast Sewer Trunkline Project
12/11/2023
Following a 1 ½-hour executive session after its regular meeting Monday night, the College Station City Council announced direction regarding the route of Phase 4 of the Northeast Sewer Trunkline Project.
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Live Blog: Monday’s city council meeting (Dec. 11)
12/11/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Monday, Dec. 11. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meeting
12/08/2023
The College Station City Council meets after 6 p.m. on Monday at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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What’s Up? Video: CSU’s new customer service portal will make online payments easier
12/08/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Utilities Services Manager Jennifer Smith discuss the new customer service portal and how it will enhance the user’s online experience and make bill-paying easier.
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Our first Christmas Parade highlighted the creativity and dedication of city employees
12/07/2023
In a stunning demonstration of unity and creativity, College Station's inaugural Christmas parade shone bright last weekend, thanks partly to the delightful participation of several City of College Station departments and the support of many others who ensured the first-time event was a stunning and almost flawless success.
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Clean stormwater runoff from construction sites is essential to protect our environment
12/07/2023
Ensuring that construction sites are safe for people and our waterways is essential as College Station grows. Construction activities can introduce pollutants into nearby streams through our Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System.
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How CSU is making your online billing experience smoother and more accessible
12/05/2023
College Station Utilities' upgraded software and new customer portal will soon elevate your online utility management experience. Be on the lookout for more information about the launch date.
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Project to widen Rock Prairie Road East to four lanes begins on Monday
12/01/2023
The Rock Prairie Road East Widening Project from State Highway 6 to Town Lake Drive is scheduled to begin on Monday. The project will transform the two-lane asphalt roadway into a four-lane concrete road with a median and is expected to be completed by the summer of 2025.
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What’s Up? Video: Breaking down the details of the first College Station Christmas Parade
12/01/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and University and Community Relations Manager Barbara Moore discuss the details of the inaugural College Station Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2.
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Our first Christmas parade highlights a whirlwind of jolly holiday activities this weekend
11/29/2023
This weekend, the holiday spirit sweeps through College Station with a whirlwind of joyful events, including our community's inaugural Christmas Parade. But the weekend is not just about holiday revelry – it's an opportunity to foster community spirit, make unforgettable memories, and spread joy by making a difference in the lives of others.
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Help Mayor Nichols end Bryan’s reign in Saturday's annual Mayor Ring-Off
11/29/2023
The Salvation Army's annual Mayor Ring-Off has become a holiday tradition in our community. On Saturday from noon-1 p.m., College Station Mayor John Nichols will man the iconic red kettle at the College Station Walmart. You can also donate online.
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Survey: Lincoln Recreation Center Restroom Location
11/28/2023
As part of the 2022 bond election, College Station voters approved Lincoln Recreation Center area improvements, including a restroom. If you use the LTRC’s outdoor amenities (basketball court, splash pad, etc.), please take this quick survey about your preferred restroom location.
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CSPD achieves reaccreditation in law enforcement, public safety communications
11/20/2023
The College Station Police Department recently received reaccreditation awards in law enforcement and public safety communications. CSPD strives to serve our community with excellence by following established best practices and through constant communication with our community.
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Live Blog: Monday's city council meeting (Nov. 20)
11/20/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Monday, Nov. 20. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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City offices closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving
11/20/2023
City of College Station offices and facilities are closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday’s solid waste and recycling routes will be collected on Friday, and Friday’s routes will be picked up on Saturday.
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What’s Up? Video: Luis Perez talks about the upcoming Christmas in the Park festivities
11/20/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Recreation Supervisor Luis Perez discuss Lights on at Christmas in the Park on Thanksgiving Day and the Christmas in the Park event weekend on Dec. 1-2.
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Big Event signups set for Monday, Nov. 27 at city hall
11/20/2023
Representatives from Texas A&M's Big Event will accept job requests from noon-4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 29, at city hall.
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5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meeting
11/17/2023
The College Station City Council meets at city hall after 6 p.m. on Monday. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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CSFD’s efficient EMS operations provide better response times and make our community safer
11/17/2023
Thanks to our city leaders' steadfast support and vision, the College Station Fire Department's Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division provides quicker and more effective response times when our residents need us most. The significant changes are a direct result of proactive investment in public safety by the College Station City Council and city management.
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Decades later, Brison Park’s bonfire memorial continues to pay tribute to the fallen Aggies
11/17/2023
Saturday marks the 24th anniversary of the bonfire tragedy at Texas A&M. Everyone knows about the magnificent Bonfire Memorial on campus, but did you know another set of memorials is located in College Station's beautiful Brison Park?
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Youth basketball registration is underway through Dec. 1 – and we need coaches, too!
11/15/2023
Whether a youngster is taking their first dribble or already sinking three-pointers, the Parks and Recreation Department’s Winter Youth Basketball League is perfect for new or experienced players from six to 13 years old. Registration ends Dec. 1.
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What’s Up? Video: Jingle Bell Fun Run and youth winter basketball around the corner
11/14/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Parks and Recreation Athletics Coordinator Casey Prescott discuss the Dec. 2 Jingle Bell Fun Run and the approaching winter youth basketball season.
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Revel in the bright lights of Christmas in the Park event weekend Dec. 1-2
11/14/2023
In College Station, one of the highlights of the holiday season is always Christmas in the Park event weekend. With the addition of the first College Station Christmas Parade, this year’s event promises to be better than ever. The two nights of fun and activities are Dec. 1-2 at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park.
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Non-hazardous chemical leak from train posed no threat to BCS community
11/10/2023
A non-hazardous chemical leak from a northbound Union Pacific train passing through College Station on Friday posed no threat to the community, College Station Emergency Management Coordinator Tradd Mills said.
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Open forum about Hazard Mitigation Plan Set for Monday at Brazos Center
11/10/2023
The public is invited to participate in an open forum meeting about revising Brazos County’s Hazard Mitigation Action Plan on Monday from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Brazos Center at 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan.
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What’s Up? Video: Christmas in College Station campaign features busy event schedule
11/10/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Visit College Station Events Coordinator Casey Barone discuss the city’s annual Christmas in College Station campaign and the full schedule of festive activities.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s College Station City Council meeting (Nov. 9)
11/09/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Welcome the Bulldogs at the season’s final SEC Hometown Tailgate at 1207 Texas
11/09/2023
Visit College Station invites residents, Aggies, and visitors to the season's final SEC Hometown Tailgate from 3:30-5:30 p.m. on Saturday at the College Station Visitors Center. The free event features food from Willie's Grill & Icehouse, beverages, live music, and games!
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
11/08/2023
The College Station City Council meets at city hall after 6 p.m. on Thursday. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Enjoy the enchanting lights of Christmas in the Park beginning on Thanksgiving Day
11/08/2023
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park! College Station’s captivating Christmas in the Park collection of one million lights will burn from 6-11 p.m. each night from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day.
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Celebrate Christmas in College Station with events throughout the Heart of Aggieland
11/07/2023
The holiday season is fast approaching, and College Station is set to transform into a winter wonderland filled with dazzling lights, festive events, and the unmistakable spirit of Christmas. Unwrap the season's magic with this captivating line-up of Christmas activities and events in College Station.
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After three decades, the Jingle Bell Fun Run gets a new twist with post-parade start
11/01/2023
This year's 33rd Jingle Bell Fun Run has a new twist by starting after the College Station Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 2. The one-mile race isn't timed and is intended to be an entertaining, light-hearted way to kick off the popular Christmas in the Park event at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park.
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Fall warrant amnesty period ends on Friday; roundup starts on Saturday
11/01/2023
The City of College Station and Brazos County fall warrant amnesty period ends on Friday, and the warrant roundup begins on Saturday. During the amnesty period, people with outstanding warrants will have their warrant fee per case waived if they come to court. During the warrant roundup through Nov. 12, law enforcement will arrest those with Class C warrants.
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College Station takes its place among Texas music hubs with music-friendly city designation
10/30/2023
On Thursday, College Station takes its place alongside other Texas music hubs with an official Texas Music Friendly City designation. Representatives from the Governor’s Texas Music Office will present the certification to Visit College Station at 6:30 p.m. at The Tap. The free celebration features entertaining performances from some talented area standouts.
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City’s “ax-cess” cable channel mutates into “Fright-Teen” for Halloween on 19
10/27/2023
From Saturday through Tuesday, two dozen classic and vintage horror films from 1922 to 1964 will be featured on the city’s cable channel 19 (119 HD. For a complete broadcast schedule, go to cstx.gov/boo.
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Interactive map identifies locations with different occupancy restrictions
10/27/2023
The city’s new Occupancy Difference Map helps users understand where the various occupancy restrictions exist. For properties with approved Shared Housing use, users can click on the map point to find out when it was approved, the authorized number of bedrooms, and the minimum required parking spaces.
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What’s Up? Video: How to get involved with city committees, boards and commissions
10/27/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Deputy City Secretary Ian Whittenton discuss how residents can become actively involved with city committees, boards, and commissions.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Oct. 26)
10/26/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Welcome the Gamecocks and celebrate Aggie game day with the SEC Tailgate at 1207 Texas
10/26/2023
The Aggies have an early 11 a.m. on Saturday, and you know what that means – free breakfast tacos at Visit College Station's SEC Hometown Tailgate party! We invite everyone to welcome the South Carolina Gamecocks to town from 8-10 a.m. at the College Station Visitors Center at 1207 Texas Ave.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
10/25/2023
The College Station City Council meets at city hall after 6 p.m. on Thursday. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five things to watch.
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City seeks feedback on future baseball field needs at Wednesday public meeting
10/24/2023
The city will conduct a public meeting about building more baseball fields on Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at city hall to gather input about whether the community needs additional ballfields and for what age ranges.
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City's affordable housing needs guide the process of developing an effective Housing Action Plan
10/23/2023
Rising rents and home prices have made affording a home difficult for many. The City of College Station is developing a Housing Action Plan to help the city identify ways to implement the Comprehensive Plan's housing goals to create more affordable housing.
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Amnesty period provides a simple path to pay outstanding warrants and avoid jail time
10/19/2023
Since the City of College Station began our warrant amnesty/warrant roundup program in 2007, we’ve cleared over 7,000 warrants valued at over $2 million. The fall warrant amnesty period for the City of College Station and Brazos County is underway through Nov. 3.
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Peek behind the curtain at the Lick Creek sewer plant after Friday’s ribbon-cutting
10/18/2023
On Friday, The City of College Station invites you to learn how wastewater is transformed into clean water when we dedicate the $39 million expansion of Lick Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant at 11 a.m. After the ribbon cutting, we’ll take interested residents on a tour of the largest capital project in our city’s history.
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This week’s Rev Up The Arts Mural Festival turns our community into a canvas
10/16/2023
The Arts Council of Brazos Valley's Rev up the Arts Aggieland Mural Festival – presented by the City of College Station – is happening through Saturday at locations across town. Brace yourself for an awe-inspiring week of fresh energy and inspiration that turns College Station into a vibrant canvas filled with color and expression.
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Dispose of your household hazardous waste at Saturday’s fall collection event
10/16/2023
Area residents are invited to participate in the fall Household Hazardous Waste and Computer Collection Event on Saturday from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Texas A&M University General Services Building. The entrance to the facility is on Harvey Road, next to Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
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What’s Up? Video: City’s 85th birthday celebration on Oct. 18 features history wall unveiling
10/16/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Assistant to the City Manager Ross Brady discuss the city’s 85th anniversary celebration on Oct. 18. The event’s highlight will be the official unveiling of a detailed history wall on the second floor of College Station City Hall.
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What’s Up? Video: Warrant amnesty provides path to pay warrants and avoid jail
10/13/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Municipal Court Judge Ed Spillane discuss the fall warrant amnesty period that begins on Monday, Oct. 16 and runs through Nov. 3. Those with outstanding warrants can avoid paying a $50 warrant fee if they pay the fine in full.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Oct. 12)
10/12/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
10/11/2023
The College Station City Council meets after 6 p.m. on Thursday at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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College Station Utilities launches real-time outage update text notification system
10/06/2023
College Station Utilities is launching a two-way text message notification system called TextPower that sends notifications and updates when you're out of power. CSU can also notify you when maintenance is scheduled in your area. Best of all, the service is provided at no cost to you.
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Welcome the Tide and celebrate Aggie game day with the SEC Tailgate at 1207 Texas
10/05/2023
Welcome the Alabama Crimson Tide to town at the SEC Hometown Tailgate from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. on Saturday at 1207 Texas. The free event features fajitas from Chuy's Tex-Mex, sausage wraps, a cash bar, live music, and cornhole!
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10 ways to fully appreciate an unforgettable game day weekend in Aggieland
10/05/2023
Nothing matches SEC football game day weekend in Aggieland! But the action and excitement aren’t limited to Kyle Field. We know you want to soak it all in, so here are 10 can’t-miss ways to enjoy the best of game day weekend.
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How you can help make College Station's 85th birthday bash on Oct. 18 a night to remember
10/02/2023
Get your party hats ready because our community is about to turn 85, and we're throwing a free anniversary celebration like no other on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 6-8 p.m. at College Station City Hall. Here's how we're celebrating – and how you can get involved.
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Public Power Week highlights the dedication of hard-working electric utility employees
10/02/2023
The City of College Station recognizes the dedicated professionals of College Station Utilities and Utility Customer Service during Public Power Week. Our employees are the foundation for the reliable service and electric system infrastructure that allows our community to thrive.
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What’s Up? Video: Fall Fest highlights a busy October for the city’s senior programs
09/29/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Assistant Recreation Supervisor Kari Williamson talk about the full schedule of October events for seniors at the Meyer Center, Southwood Community Center, and the Lincoln Recreation Center.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Sept. 28)
09/28/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Sept. 28. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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4 proven ways you can practice and perfect the art of good neighboring
09/28/2023
Being a good neighbor helps build solid relationships and makes a tremendous difference in the overall dynamic of our community. Here are four easy ways to get started.
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October's spooktacular events feature Senior Fest, the Creepy Crawl Fun Run, and more
09/27/2023
It's that bewitching time of the year again when goblins and ghouls emerge from the shadows! Our Halloween festivities go beyond the usual trick-or-treating. This year's lineup offers something for everyone, whether it's an exclusive senior's festival or a Creepy Crawl 2K Fun Run and Walk that the entire family can enjoy.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
09/27/2023
The College Station City Council meets after 6 p.m. on Thursday at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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College Station starts a new holiday tradition with its first Christmas parade on Dec. 2
09/22/2023
After the sudden cancellation of the long-standing BCS Christmas Parade earlier this month, the City of College Station recognized an opportunity to ensure such a cherished part of celebrating the holidays continues. The first College Station Christmas Parade begins at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 2.
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Welcome the Tigers and celebrate Aggie game day with the SEC Tailgate at 1207 Texas
09/19/2023
Visit College Station invites residents, Aggies, and visitors to welcome the Auburn Tigers to town at the first SEC Hometown Tailgate from 8-10 a.m. on Saturday at the College Station Visitors Center at 1207 Texas Ave. The free event features breakfast tacos from Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que.
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Treat your taste buds at Pavilion Food Court Wednesdays this fall at Veterans Park
09/15/2023
This fall, treat yourself to a delicious meal from local food trucks at the Pavilion Food Court from 6-9 p.m. on select Wednesdays at the American Pavilion at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex. It all starts next Wednesday (Sept. 20).
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Heiden named College Station Parks and Recreation director
09/15/2023
The City of College Station has named Kelsey Heiden as director of Parks and Recreation. She is expected to start in late November. Heiden has almost 18 years of experience in the industry and replaces Steve Wright, who served as director since 2020.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Sept. 14)
09/14/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 fun and worthwhile volunteer opportunities for you to serve and enhance our community
09/13/2023
Make a difference this fall as a volunteer coach or help with Parks and Recreation programs and service projects. We have opportunities for individuals, groups, students, and businesses to contribute meaningfully to our high-quality programs and facilities. Here are five opportunities for you to get involved.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
09/13/2023
The College Station City Council meets at city hall after 6 p.m. on Thursday. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Sewer system smoke testing scheduled for next week in the Carter’s Grove neighborhood
09/11/2023
College Station Water Services will conduct routine smoke testing of the sanitary sewer system in the Carter’s Grove neighborhood the week of September 18. The testing will occur between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and may continue into the following next week if needed.
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What’s Up? Video: Sheriff Dicky discusses the 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at Veterans Park
09/08/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Brazos County Sheriff Wayne Dicky – a member of the Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial board – discuss Monday’s 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 5:30 p.m. at the War on Terror site at Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
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Ceremony at Veterans Park's War on Terror site on Monday to commemorate 9/11
09/06/2023
For more than two decades, we’ve remembered 9/11 not only as a day of infamy but for unifying our country and bringing us together as Americans and patriots. The Brazos Valley Veterans Memorial board invites you to its annual 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony on Monday at 5:30 p.m. at the War on Terror site in College Station’s Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
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Celebrate the new Visitor Center at 1207 Texas with hometown tailgate event on Saturday
09/01/2023
Visit College Station invites you to the grand opening of its new Visitor Center and event space from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday at 1207 Texas Ave. The inaugural hometown tailgate also heralds the start of football season in Aggieland, with Texas A&M taking on the New Mexico Lobos at 6 p.m. at Kyle Field.
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10 ways to fully appreciate an unforgettable game day weekend in Aggieland
09/01/2023
Nothing matches a Texas A&M football game day weekend! But the action and excitement aren't limited to Kyle Field. The Heart of Aggieland is renowned for its timeless traditions, incredible food, and indomitable spirit. We know you want to soak it all in, so here are 10 can't-miss ways to enjoy the best of game day weekend.
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Picture-perfect game day weekend photo ops that capture the Heart of Aggieland
09/01/2023
College Station is home to many unique, artistic, picture-worthy photo ops that can take your photographs to the next level. We have you covered if you want to show your school spirit or give off a more artsy vibe on game day weekend!
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Kids can learn about the wonders of the great outdoors at the Halter Nature Center
08/30/2023
Immerse your children in the wonders of the great outdoors through exciting and enriching fall programs at the Gary Halter Nature Center. From exploring the natural world and fostering mindfulness to igniting curiosity through hands-on experiments, our outdoor programs promise to spark a connection with the environment while creating lasting memories.
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City offices to be closed on Monday for Labor Day
08/30/2023
Most City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed on Monday for Labor Day. Solid waste and recycling collections will operate on schedule, and Adamson Lagoon is open from noon- 6 p.m.
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Public Works Director Emily Fisher discusses game day ops and more on KAMU radio
08/30/2023
Public Works Director Emily Fisher was a guest on KAMU radio’s Brazos Matters program this week, covering topics from football game day operations to stolen street signs.
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What’s Up? Video: Catching up on the Wellborn Plan update and upcoming public input
08/25/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Long Range Planning Administrator Alyssa Halle-Schramm discuss the ongoing Wellborn District Plan update and upcoming public input opportunities.
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City receives Texas Veterans Commission award for commitment to hiring veterans
08/25/2023
The City of College Station received an Employee Services Award from the Texas Veterans Commission on Friday for its commitment to effective veteran employment initiatives. The city employs 125 veterans or reservists, comprising over 13% of its workforce.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Aug. 24)
08/24/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Aug. 24. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
08/23/2023
The College Station City Council meets at city hall after 6 p.m. on Thursday. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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CS Cemetery celebrates 75th anniversary with state historic marker dedication on Sept. 8
08/23/2023
The public is invited to celebrate the officially designated Historic Texas Cemetery’s 75th anniversary with the dedication of a state historical marker at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 8.
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College Station initiates Stage 1 water restrictions under drought contingency plan
08/21/2023
Effective Tuesday, the City of College Station is initiating Stage 1 mandatory water restrictions under the city's Drought Contingency and Water Emergency Plan. Current conditions require restrictions for College Station water system customers to ensure public health and safety if water lines break, a large fire occurs, or equipment malfunctions.
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College Station advises residents about possible impact of Bryan wastewater spill
08/19/2023
The City of College Station advises residents near the City of Bryan’s Burton Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant to take precautions in response to a pumping system failure that caused a 300,000-gallon wastewater spill on Aug. 12. College Station officials were notified about the spill on Friday.
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What’s Up? Video: Fall rec lineup includes new programs and old favorites
08/18/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Recreation Supervisor Casey Prescott discuss the city’s fall recreation schedule, featuring new programs and old favorites for youth and adults.
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5 easy, smart, and time-tested tips to help newcomers thrive in the Heart of Aggieland
08/14/2023
Whether you are here for school or to stay, we're happy for you to call us home. Starting in a new city can be daunting, and we want to make your transition as easy as possible. Here are some helpful hints to help you thrive in College Station.
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What’s Up? Video: Code enforcement offers advice to arriving students and more
08/11/2023
In this episode of “What’s Up, College Station?” Marketing Coordinator Grace Hallowell and Code Enforcement Supervisor Tommy Shilling offer sound advice to arriving students (and the rest of us) on avoiding code violations. They talk a bit about Aggie football gameday parking, too.
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Lights Out Nights initiative aims to protect birds migrating through College Station at night
08/11/2023
Recognizing the value of preserving the delicate balance of the natural world and demonstrating a commitment to wildlife protection, the City of College Station has embraced a Lights Out program during bird migration seasons. The straightforward, impactful approach involves turning off non-essential lighting from 11 p.m.-6 a.m. during the fall and spring migration periods.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Aug. 10)
08/10/2023
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, Aug. 10. The meeting starts after 6 p.m. and is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday's city council meeting
08/09/2023
The College Station City Council meets at city hall on Thursday after 6 p.m. The meeting is streamed live on Optimum Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Challenger bowling nurtures inclusion and friendship for people of all abilities
08/09/2023
This summer, the Parks and Recreation Department’s Challenger Bowling program provided 42 individuals with physical and developmental challenges an opportunity to socialize, develop bowling skills, and be challenged. The program’s goal is to promote inclusion and empower participants.
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