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What is pickleball, why is it so popular, and where can you play in College Station?
06/14/2022
What exactly is pickleball, and why is it becoming such a popular sport? The City of College Station offers several places to play both indoors and out. Here's a crash course on how to play, courtesy of USA Pickleball.
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10 proven ways to trim your household energy costs while enduring the hot Texas summer
06/10/2022
With the 100-degree days expected this weekend and beyond, households are using substantially more electricity. Here are 10 ways you can trim your electric costs.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (June 9)
06/09/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, June 9. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday's city council meeting
06/08/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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101 seminar on June 21 sets the stage for prospective city council candidates
06/08/2022
The mayor and city council Places 1 and 2 will be at stake in the Nov. 8 election, each carrying a four-year term. If you're considering running, we invite you to attend the free City Council 101 seminar at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 21, in the Bush 4141 Community Room at city hall.
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The Balancing Act online tool enables you to learn about the city’s budget, offer feedback
06/07/2022
Balancing Act is an online tool designed to simulate College Station's budgeting decisions. It makes your participation incredibly easy with a computer, smartphone, or tablet and helps identify the services and programs you think are most important in our general fund.
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Celebrate Juneteenth with a weeklong schedule of commemorative events
06/07/2022
Juneteenth commemorates freedom and is celebrated by bringing families and communities together. It’s a time for reflection, rejoicing, and learning about black history, culture, and achievements. We invite you and your family to celebrate at several free events this month.
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5 engaging (and free) outdoor activities to help your kids escape the summer doldrums
05/31/2022
What better way to celebrate summer than to explore the beautiful parks near your own backyard? With College Station’s 56 developed parks covering more than 1,793 acres, we have plenty of space and activities to discover. The best part? It’s free!
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This weekend’s sales tax holiday can help you spruce up your landscape and save money
05/27/2022
With summer approaching, this is a great time to spruce up your landscape with water-efficient plants, repair irrigation leaks, and upgrade with efficient plumbing fixtures. From Saturday through Monday, you can take advantage of a state sales tax holiday to purchase certain water and energy-efficient products.
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City offices to be closed Monday for Memorial Day
05/26/2022
Most City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. Solid waste and recycling collections will operate on the regular schedule.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (May 26)
05/26/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's special meeting on Wednesday, May 26. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
05/25/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Lifeguard shortage causes temporarily adjusted hours at Cindy Hallaran Pool
05/24/2022
A lifeguard shortage has led the Parks and Recreation Department to temporarily modify the public swim schedule for Cindy Hallaran Pool, which was scheduled to open on May 31 but will now be closed on weekdays until June 13. From June 4-12, the pool will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from noon-7 p.m.
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Texas Flood Awareness Week: Here are 6 steps to protect you and your property
05/23/2022
Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States. With Monday marking the start of Texas Flood Awareness Week, we offer prudent steps for you to protect yourself, your property, and our community.
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City seeks citizen input for possible bond election projects with three public meetings
05/20/2022
The City of College Station will have three public meetings to gather citizen input about projects for the city council to consider for a possible bond election on Nov. 8. Residents can also participate in an online survey from May 23-31.
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Celebrate, honor, and learn from local African American writers in June at the LRC
05/19/2022
In June, the Lincoln Recreation Center invites you to meet, greet, and have meaningful conversations with Brazos Valley African American authors. Admission is free, and each publication is available for purchase.
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Live Blog: Wednesday’s city council special meeting (May 18)
05/18/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's special meeting on Wednesday, May 18. The meeting starts at 4 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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TxDOT to close Wellborn Road at Holleman for six weeks for intersection improvements
05/12/2022
The Texas Department of Transportation will close Wellborn Road at Holleman Drive for six weeks starting Sunday at 5 p.m. The intersection improvements include raising the elevation of Wellborn to the level of the railroad tracks.
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Keep cool at city pools while reaping the benefits of our summer aqua fitness classes
05/11/2022
Are you eager to build your stamina, strength, and flexibility in a cool, relaxing atmosphere? The Parks & Recreation Department offers aqua fitness classes for people ages 15 and up at Cindy Hallaran Pool. Classes begin June 1 and run through Aug. 16, and the sessions move to Adamson Lagoon in mid-August.
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College Station salutes productive partnerships during Economic Development Week
05/10/2022
As part of Economic Development Week, the City of College Station celebrates and recognizes the contributions of professional economic developers in helping build economically vibrant and livable communities. We thank the many organizations that partner with us to bring continued economic prosperity to the Brazos Valley.
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Water professionals ensure our precious drinking water is always there when you need it
05/06/2022
College Station is among the many fortunate communities with reliable access to safe water when they turn on the tap. As National Drinking Water Week closes, let’s take a closer look at this most precious resource.
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Busy sports event schedule expected to attract about 40,000 visitors to town
05/04/2022
Summer is our busiest sports tourism season. The Parks and Recreation Department hosts 10 events from May 20-Aug. 28, including state championships in girls fastpitch softball, boys and girls youth soccer, and 7-on-7 football. We expect these events to attract about 40,000 visitors to fill our hotels, restaurants, and stores.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (April 28)
04/28/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, April 28. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Make a splash and some cool summer cash ($12 an hour!) as a lifeguard at our pools
04/27/2022
We’re hiring lifeguards for our pools, instructors for swim lessons, and coaches for the Tsunami Swim Team. Pay starts at $12 an hour, and you must be at least 16 years old. If you’re not certified, American Red Cross certification programs are available.
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5 things to watch at Thursday's city council meeting
04/27/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five things to watch.
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Traffic shifts Wednesday on Wellborn Road as part of Deacon and Cain Project
04/25/2022
Traffic will be shifted on Wednesday to the west side of Wellborn Road as part of the ongoing construction of the Deacon Crossing and Cain Closure Project. The shift includes closing Deacon and Fraternity Row at Wellborn for about a year.
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Our area’s recent tornado history shows residents should be vigilant and prepared
04/22/2022
Just because tornadoes are relatively rare in our area doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be vigilant and well-prepared. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms, and we should always stand ready to handle whatever comes our way.
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How you can help us conquer unsightly curbside trash heaps during the student exodus
04/21/2022
May flowers typically follow April showers, but college towns usually face hills of couches and other furniture instead of wildflowers, especially near graduation. To ensure your next move is all roses, the Solid Waste Division recommends a short review of collection procedures and recycling and donation options.
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Ordering vital records online will be cheaper and faster through new in-house platform
04/21/2022
On May 12, the city will move to a new in-house online ordering platform for birth and death certificates. Our convenient new system is much faster and allows us to contact customers immediately if an issue arises. Best of all, customers will no longer pay a $12.95 service fee when they retrieve an order at city hall.
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Your informative guide to our 20 captivating, diverse – and loads of fun! – summer youth camps
04/20/2022
The Parks and Recreation Department offers 20 captivating and diverse summer camps for kids ages 3-15. Whether you’re looking for outdoor adventure, interactive science, or active play, we have it all. New this year is an adaptive camp with activities adapted for each person. Our goal is to create exciting experiences through supervised, structured recreation in a safe and welcoming environment.
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Dispose of your household hazardous waste at Saturday’s spring collection event 
04/20/2022
Area residents are invited to participate in the spring 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 on Harvey Road. You can also donate new or used children’s books to Books and a Blanket.
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Lineman Appreciation Day honors the men and women who keep our power on
04/18/2022
More than 227,000 linemen and women install and maintain nine million miles of electric grid to meet our nation's power needs. The City of College Station joins the U.S. Congress in recognizing today as National Lineman Appreciation Day in honor of the hard-working folks who protect public safety by keeping our power on.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (April 14)
04/14/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, April 14. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Enjoy free performances of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” April 29-30 at Lick Creek Park
04/13/2022
The Blinn-Bryan Theatre Troupe performs "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at Shakespeare in the Park on April 29-30 at the Lick Creek Park Amphitheater. Admission is free, but registration is required. Activity booths open at 5 p.m. with the performances starting at 6:30.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
04/13/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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City offices, facilities to be closed for Good Friday
04/12/2022
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Friday in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on the normal schedule.
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Sebesta closed Thursday at State Highway 6
04/12/2022
Sebesta Road will be closed Thursday at the State Highway 6 frontage road as crews install water lines. Traffic will be detoured to Pavilion Avenue.
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Popular Starlight Music Series enters its third decade with 5 shows at Wolf Pen Creek
04/12/2022
For two decades, the Starlight Music Series has attracted music lovers for free, family-friendly entertainment under the stars at the beautiful Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. Starting April 23, the tradition continues with five Saturday concerts featuring classic rock, country, Tejano, and zydeco artists.
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The LRC’s Easter Egg-stravaganza on April 14 features photos with the Easter Bunny
04/06/2022
The Lincoln Recreation Center’s free Easter Egg-stravaganza is Thursday, April 14, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event features Easter-themed games and photos with the Easter Bunny. Kids 10-and-under get a bag filled with eggs, candy, toys, and a coloring sheet.
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Work begins Monday on Wellborn-Deacon railroad crossing
04/01/2022
Work begins Monday on Wellborn Road to close the railroad crossing at Cain Road and create a new crossing at Deacon Drive. The first phase is scheduled to take about three weeks and includes closing the inside lanes of Wellborn from Navarro Drive to Rock Prairie Road.
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New Midtown parking lot, trailhead provide easy access to Lick Creek Greenway Trail
03/30/2022
One of the best places in our area to enjoy walking and biking is the Lick Creek Greenway Trail, which runs from Creek View Park to Lick Creek Park. Last month, the parking lot and trailhead were completed near the electrical substation on Midtown Drive to make the beautiful trail even more accessible.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (March 24)
03/24/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, March 24. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Celebrate the monarch butterfly’s spring migration on Sunday at Lick Creek
03/23/2022
The offspring of monarchs that overwintered in Mexico will soon kickstart their multi-generational journey to the northern United States and Canada. The Lick Creek Nature Center will celebrate the spring migration with a Monarch March on Sunday from 1-4 p.m. The family-friendly event is free.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
03/23/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Bring your pet to Wolf Pen Creek on March 26 for Pups and Popcorn Movie Night
03/15/2022
If you love meeting dogs or have a dog of your own, then we’ve got the perfect event for you. Movies in the Park Pups and Popcorn Night is set for sundown on Saturday, March 26, at the Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. We’ll show the classic family film “A Dog’s Journey” on our inflatable 32-foot wide high-definition screen.
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Let the experts show you how to stop wasting water during Fix a Leak Week
03/14/2022
As part of national Fix a Leak Week, the City of College Station and the EPA WaterSense program offer valuable and easy tips on fixing leaks. In addition, a free, two-part webinar series on Tuesday and Thursday are an outstanding opportunity to learn from experts how to find and fix common household leaks.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (March 10)
03/10/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, March 10. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Your handy guide to enjoying College Station’s dog-friendly parks with your furry friend
03/09/2022
The best way to explore the outdoors is with your best friend. But when your best friend is furry and has four legs, you need to find dog-friendly places. We have 54 parks with 1,791 beautiful acres to experience. That means you can explore a new park every week for an entire year!
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
03/09/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Warmer days mean our invigorating splash pads are open at Central, Tarrow parks
03/01/2022
With the arrival of warmer days and spring just weeks away, we know you’re ready for the fun and exhilaration of experiencing one of the City of College Station’s two splash pads. Are you ready for more good news? Our invigorating splash pads are open for the season!
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Introduce your kids to the growing sport of rugby this spring at Beachy Central Park
02/24/2022
The growing interest in rugby has led us to offer an Introduction to Youth Rugby class this spring for kids ages 10-14. The best part is the Aggie Rugby coaching staff and players provide the instruction. Participants benefit from being active, learning new skills, and building confidence.
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Public Works Director Fisher named Engineer of the Year
02/24/2022
Emily Fisher, College Station's director of public works, has been named Engineer of the Year by the Brazos Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Feb. 24)
02/24/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Feb. 24. The meeting will start after 4 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Offer your feedback about bond election projects at March 7 community meeting
02/23/2022
What significant projects does our growing community need? On Monday, March 7, College Station residents have an opportunity to provide feedback to the Citizen’s Bond Advisory Committee about what projects to put before voters in November’s bond election. The community meeting is set for 6 p.m. at City Hall.
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3 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
02/23/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 4 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are three items to watch.
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Greens Prairie Streetlights from Arrington to Castlegate to be disconnected and replaced
02/18/2022
As part of the Greens Prairie Road widening project, 13 CSU streetlight poles between Arrington Road and Castlegate Drive will be disconnected in the next week. BTU will replace the lights near the end of the project. During construction, there will be no street lighting along that section of Greens Prairie.
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City’s annual review highlights an impressive array of FY 21 accomplishments
02/18/2022
Have you noticed a road construction project in College Station and wondered what’s going on? Or seen sports tournaments at Veteran’s Park and Athletic Complex and wondered how many people attend those events? An annual City of College Station report answers those types of questions and highlights the city’s initiatives and projects. The positive accomplishments that occurred in 2021 are impressive.
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Explore the glorious wonders of the universe at the Lick Creek Nature Center’s Star Party
02/15/2022
At the Lick Creek Nature Center's Star Party, you can experience the nighttime sky while soaking in the remarkable away-from-it-all atmosphere of Lick Creek Park. The free, family-friendly event is Friday, Feb. 25, from 7-10 p.m. and features not only stargazing but space-themed crafts and activities.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Feb. 10)
02/10/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Feb. 10. The meeting will start after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
02/09/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at the new city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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College Station welcomes the Texas Parks and Recreation Institute and Expo Feb. 15-18
02/09/2022
The Texas Recreation and Parks Society’s Institute and Expo has traveled across the state for decades but has never found its way to our community. Until now. College Station hosts the TRAPS Institute and Expo Feb. 15-18 at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center.
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Parks and Rec’s spring sports lineup appeals to young rookies and seasoned veterans
02/04/2022
The Parks and Recreation Department has a spring sports line-up that appeals to first-time athletes and adults alike – and you don’t even have to live in College Station. We also have a packed tournament schedule if you prefer to spectate.
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Winter storm update
02/02/2022
City offices are tentatively set to open at 10 a.m. Friday, but that could change depending on conditions.
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Protect your pipes now before this week’s freezing weather
02/02/2022
With freezing temperatures in the forecast starting Thursday, it's time for a quick chemistry lesson. Water expands on freezing, so water left in sprinkler systems can freeze, expand the pipe, and bam – you have a big, messy water leak. But if you take the appropriate precautions in advance, you can protect your water pipes and irrigation systems – and avoid the muddy mess.
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ERCOT Issues Winter Weather Watch Through Sunday
02/02/2022
The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has issued a watch through Sunday as winter weather moves into Texas. ERCOT projects sufficient generation to meet the high demand for electricity.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Jan.27)
01/27/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13. The meeting will start after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
01/26/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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February events celebrate African American History Month and the value of knowledge
01/26/2022
History is our guiding light, and without its knowledge, we’re without direction. In celebration of African American History Month, the Lincoln Recreation Center hosts several free educational events in February.
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LRC’s job readiness workshops and job fair can help teens set a course for future success
01/19/2022
At the Lincoln Recreation Center, we stress the importance of acquiring professional skills and knowledge as early as possible. That’s why we’ve partnered with Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley for a free three-part job readiness workshop and job fair for teens from 15-18 years old.
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2021’s most-popular baby names — and media’s hot takes on them
01/18/2022
College Station experienced so many births in 2021 that we had to call in reinforcements to highlight the most eye- and ear-catching names of our newest citizens. Boy, was that the right decision!
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City offices, facilities closed Monday for MLK Day
01/14/2022
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 regular schedules.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Jan.13)
01/13/2022
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13. It’s not the official minutes. Tonight’s meeting is the council’s first in the new city hall, which opened last month.
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Learning proper CPR can help make you a lifesaver instead of a helpless bystander
01/12/2022
This spring, the Parks & Recreation Department will conduct CPR and AED certification classes to help you recognize emergencies and equip you to handle a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies. We also offer babysitter training and wilderness and remote first aid certification classes.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
01/12/2022
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at the new city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19.
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The LRC’s fitness programs can help you take on that New Year’s resolution to get in shape
01/05/2022
Poor nutrition, sedentary lifestyles, and unhealthy habits have led to health problems across the country, including College Station. The Lincoln Recreation Center can help break that cycle with its lineup of adult fitness classes, open gym times, and fitness center access.
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Clean stormwater runoff from construction sites is essential to protect the environment
12/29/2021
If you work in the construction industry, you already know it’s essential to keep a tidy worksite that allows employees to be efficient and productive. A clean site is also safer, not only for workers but also for the environment. That’s especially true when it comes to stormwater runoff.
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2021: The Year in Photos
12/29/2021
As 2021 comes to a close, we offer a sampling of the Public Communication Office’s best photography work of 2021.
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Dream Works embodies Dr. King’s inspiring spirit of selfless service to your community
12/28/2021
We invite you to join us throughout January for Dream Works in Action at the Lincoln Recreation Center as we embark on another year of commemorating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and legacy. Participation is free.
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Christmas, New Year’s schedule for city offices, facilities
12/21/2021
City of College Station offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 24; Monday, Dec. 27; and Monday, Jan. 3. Solid Waste and recycling will be collected on the usual schedule.
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Take these precautions to protect your property and ensure safe holiday travels
12/17/2021
The holidays are a season of joy and love for many of us, 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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3 can-do ways to protect your plants in the winter and help them thrive in the spring
12/15/2021
Icy winter storms, deluges of rain, and stretches of high temperatures take a heavy toll on our landscapes and gardens. But don't fret − you can take proactive steps to minimize the damage. Here are three ways to properly prepare your garden for the winter and beyond.
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Fisher named director of public works
12/15/2021
Emily Fisher has been named director of public works for the City of College Station. She has served as assistant director of capital projects since 2014 and played an integral role overseeing construction of the new city hall, which was dedicated to the public on Dec. 7. Additional facility projects completed under Fisher were the Lick Creek Nature Center, expansion of the Larry J. Ringer Library, and the new College Station Police Department headquarters. She begins her new role on Monday, Dec. 20.
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Rivera named chief information officer
12/15/2021
City Manager Bryan Woods announced Wednesday that Sam Rivera has been named the organization's chief information officer. Rivera joined the City of College Station in 2019 as assistant director of Information Technology but has served as the interim CIO since May.
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Thousands reveled in the joyful spirit of Christmas in the Park event weekend
12/14/2021
As Santa heads back to the North Pole to prepare for his Christmas Eve deliveries, the Parks and Recreation staff clean up, repair lights, and pick up remnants of the good times left behind after the Christmas in the Park event weekend. More than 10,000 guests savored the holiday sights and sounds during the two days of celebration.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Dec. 9)
12/09/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Dec. 9. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19. A long chapter in the city’s history comes to an end tonight since this is the last council meeting in the old city hall. The council has its first meeting in the new city hall on Thursday, Jan. 13.
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Public Works’ Chris Ford named city’s 2021 employee of the year
12/09/2021
Solid Waste Supervisor Chris Ford was named the City of College Station’s 2021 Employee of the Year in a ceremony before Thursday night’s city council meeting. Two new individual awards were presented this year, along with a recognition for employees with 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service.
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The new year serves up a fresh lineup of captivating parks and recreation programs
12/08/2021
The upcoming new year offers a fresh beginning for the Parks & Recreation Department and an impressive lineup of engaging programs and events for all ages and abilities. Whether you are looking for a new hobby or want to catch a movie with your furry friends, we have something for everyone. Registration is underway – with no residency requirements.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
12/08/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Remember to Scoop the Poop when walking your pet to keep our waters safe and clean
12/03/2021
When outside enjoying the fall weather with your pets, always be sure to pick up after them, especially in parks and other public areas. Rain can wash pet waste directly into our storm sewer system and waterways, impairing water quality and increasing health risks for people and pets alike.
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Rock Prairie West reduced to one-way starting Wednesday
11/29/2021
Starting Wednesday, Rock Prairie Road West will be reduced to one-way eastbound traffic from Holleman Drive to Wellborn Road for a road-widening project. The setup will be in place until the project’s scheduled completion in the fall of 2022.
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Usher in the season with the old-fashioned goodness of Christmas in the Park
11/29/2021
Join us Friday and Saturday for the Christmas at the Park event weekend featuring hayrides, cookies, performances, photos with Santa, and more!
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Sewer line smoke testing starts Monday in Midtown and Woodcreek area neighborhoods
11/23/2021
The next round of sewer line smoke testing will be Nov. 29-Dec. 3 in the Foxfire, Woodcreek, Midtown Reserve, Waterford Heights, and Carter Lake neighborhoods. The testing will occur between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and could continue into the following week if needed.
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City offices to be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving
11/22/2021
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Thursday and Friday in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Thursday’s solid waste routes will be collected on Friday, and Friday’s routes will be picked up on Saturday.
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Live Blog: Monday’s city council meeting (Nov. 22)
11/22/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Monday, Nov. 22. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meeting
11/19/2021
The College Station City Council meets Monday after 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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World Toilet Day is about appreciating the first-world benefits of your household loo
11/18/2021
Friday is World Toilet Day. Don't laugh – just be thankful you’re not among the 3.6 billion people worldwide who lack access to their own toilet and sanitary sewer.
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Public invited to ceremony and tours for new College Station City Hall
11/17/2021
A dedication ceremony followed by tours will take place at the new College Station City Hall at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 7. We hope you’ll attend and get a first look at the three-floor, nearly 80,000-square-foot facility at 1101 Texas Avenue — just behind the current city hall, which will be razed in the coming months.
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The shimmering lights of Christmas in the Park begin on Thanksgiving Day
11/17/2021
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas – at least in Stephen C. Beachy Central Park! This year, the lights will burn nightly from 6-11 p.m. from Nov. 25 through New Year’s Day. Admission is free, and parking is allowed in the park.
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