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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (July 14)

Thu, 07/14/2016 - 17:15
By Colin Killian, Public Communications ManagerWelcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, July 14. The meeting is being broadcast live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and streamed at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop will start about 5:30...

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

Wed, 07/13/2016 - 16:00
By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Ch. 19, or at cstx.gov/cstv19. Click here for the five things to...

Podcast: Our first look at single-stream recycling numbers

Tue, 07/12/2016 - 14:45
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director College Station’s single-stream recycling program made its debut in January and, since then, we've all wanted to see the data. Has participation been good? Are citizens putting the right stuff in their blue bins, or are they fouling up the system by...

Blog: Reporting issues to city as easy as See-Click-Fix

Mon, 07/11/2016 - 16:15
By Julie Caler, Code Enforcement Supervisor  “There’s an app for that!”  Just because that statement has become trite doesn’t mean it’s not accurate. Most of us are constantly looking for the next great app to enrich and add convenience to our lives. SeeClickFix is not a new...

Is this a thing? What’s coming to College Station, and what’s not

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 15:30
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director  Everyone wants to know what's coming to town: new restaurants, stores and other interesting destinations. But what's rumor and what's real?  In a new twist to College Station's podcast, we quiz Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz about...

TxDOT: Night Work for Paving of SB Highway 6 Ramps between Southwest Parkway and FM 2818

Tue, 07/05/2016 - 00:30
Paving operations of the southbound Highway 6 ramps between Southwest Parkway and FM 2818 (Harvey Mitchell Parkway/Emerald Parkway) will start Tuesday, July 5 from 6:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. for approximately two weeks. The work Tuesday through Thursday will also require closing the...

Blog: Heed lightning warnings and live to play another day

Fri, 07/01/2016 - 12:00
By Kelli Nesbitt, Parks & Recreation Marketing Coordinator How many times have you been at a College Station municipal park or athletic field and heard a 15-second blast of a horn? The piercing sound warns you that dangerous lightning has been detected in the area.  Since lightning can...

Podcast: So you want to be a city council member …

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:15
By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director It's a presidential election year, but it's also a year when two seats on the College Station City Council -- including mayor -- become vacant. Before you become a candidate, though, you need to know the laws and protocols of the elected office. That's...

City offices to be closed Monday for Independence Day

Thu, 06/30/2016 - 15:00
Most City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday for Independence Day. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on the normal schedule. Closed facilities include the Ringer Library, Lincoln Recreation Center, and Southwood Community Center. Thomas and Cindy Hallaran...

Part of Dartmouth to be closed Monday

Fri, 06/24/2016 - 17:30
The southbound lanes of Dartmouth Street from Holleman Drive to Southwest Parkway will be closed Monday starting at 9 a.m. while the road is resurfaced. The work is expected to be finished by the end of the day. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes and to avoid the area if possible. Map...