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Register through Aug. 29 to fuel your football mania in the city's 7-on-7 youth football league
08/13/2021
Everyone knows college football is a big deal in College Station, but that doesn’t mean the Aggie football team will have all the gridiron fun this fall. Kids ages 6-12 also eagerly anticipate the College Station Parks and Recreation Department’s 7-on-7 football season.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (Aug. 12)
08/12/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, Aug. 12. 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
08/11/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five things to watch.
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Part of Boyett closed through August
08/06/2021
Starting Monday, Boyett Street will be closed between University Drive and Patricia Street for the rest of August as crews install bollards and repair pavement.
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CSFD receives $700,000 federal grant for training
08/06/2021
The College Station Fire Department has been awarded a $700,320 grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program. CSFD will use the funds to train 12 firefighter/EMT’s to become certified paramedics.
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With cooler days ahead, registration is underway for our fall recreational programs
08/04/2021
For the Parks & Recreation Department, the cooler days of fall mean an impressive new line-up of engaging programs and events for all ages and abilities. We encourage you to take advantage and experience why College Station is one of Texas’s premier places for parks, recreation, and tourism.
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How to get a birth certificate in College Station, Bryan — and everywhere else in Texas
08/03/2021
In recent weeks, incomplete information has circulated about local registrars in our area refusing to issue birth certificates to recent immigrants. To legally obtain a birth certificate, all applicants — residents, legal immigrants, and those here illegally — must provide appropriate documentation. Along with every other local registrar’s office in Texas, the Cities of College Station and Bryan follow the rules and laws determined by the state.
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As the city’s 10-year Comprehensive plan update ends, we need you to take a final look
08/02/2021
We need your input on the final updates in the 10-year evaluation of the city's Comprehensive Plan. Have we effectively updated the plan? Does the updated plan reflect your vision for the city’s future?
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Channel your Olympic spirit through our competitive adult recreational leagues
07/28/2021
Watching athletes from around the world put their competitive hearts on full display this month in the Summer Olympics is an incomparable thrill. The College Station Parks and Recreation Department can’t offer you a spot in the Olympics, but we can offer the spirit of competition through our adult recreational sports leagues.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (July 22)
07/22/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, July 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 Thursday’s city council meeting
07/21/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 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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Long-awaited celebration of unique Fun for All Playground set for July 28
07/20/2021
The long-awaited ceremonial ribbon-cutting for the Fun for All Playground at Stephen C. Beachy Central Park will be from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28. The facility was completed last fall, but the ribbon-cutting was delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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How to access the handy usage data from your new advanced electric meter
07/19/2021
We’ve been telling you for a while about all the great benefits of College Station Utilities’ new advanced electric meters. With installation across our service area complete, you can finally start enjoying the dividends. The online portal allows customers to check their usage patterns and peak times. Here’s how you get started.
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Council takes a deep dive into the city’s proposed budget during this week's workshops
07/19/2021
The College Station City Council will conducts workshops Monday through Wednesday to explore the city’s proposed FY 2021-22 budget. A public hearing on the budget and tax rate is July 27, followed by adoption as early as Aug. 12.
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Podcast series takes a closer look at the city’s proposed FY 22 budget
07/14/2021
In this four-part podcast called All Up In Your Budget, Fiscal Services Director Mary Ellen Leonard joins Communications Director Jay Socol to discuss the main takeaways from the city's proposed FY 22 budget. Spoiler: No recommended increases to the tax rate or to the electric, water and wastewater rates.
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How you can help tackle the trash problem and keep our parks clean, beautiful, and safe
07/14/2021
Each year, thousands of visitors flock to College Station parks to enjoy beautiful weather and good company. Unfortunately, some of our guests leave a lot of trash behind. By reducing your footprint when visiting a park, you can help minimize litter.
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5 simple ways you can get smarter about conserving water when you irrigate your landscape
07/14/2021
Summer marks peak landscape irrigation season, so it’s a perfect time for Smart Irrigation Month, a public awareness campaign that promotes efficient water use. Here are five simple ways you can help conserve our precious water resources and maybe even save a few dollars in the process.
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Parks and Recreation plays a vital role in our community's exceptional quality of life
07/12/2021
Parks are at the center of so many experiences and memories — moments that parks and recreation professionals help make happen. In honor of Parks and Recreation Month, let’s look back at our history and see just how far we’ve come.
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With normalcy returning, the city is once again enforcing its business sign ordinance
07/09/2021
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of College Station’s Code Enforcement Division has been sensitive to the struggles of local businesses. As a result, we relaxed enforcement of the city’s sign ordinance. With our daily activities returning to normal, enforcement of the ordinance is also back. We’re reminding businesses about the regulations and giving them ample time to comply before taking enforcement action.
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Notice of Public Hearing
07/08/2021
The City Council of the City of College Station will hold a public hearing on its proposed fiscal year 2021-2022 annual budget at a special council meeting on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 6:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers
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Live Blog: Thursday's city council meeting (July 8)
07/08/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council's meeting on Thursday, July 8. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
07/07/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and cstx.gov/cstv19. To join online, go to Zoom or call 888 475 4499 and enter webinar number 914 6623 8254. Here are five items to watch.
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City offices to be closed Monday for Independence Day
07/01/2021
Most City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Independence Day. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on the regular schedule.
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10 smart tips to ensure a festive and safe Independence Day celebration
06/30/2021
Most of us build our traditional Independence Day celebrations around food, family, and friends, not to mention plenty of bright and colorful fireworks. Unfortunately, fireworks can also cause injuries and damage property. As you prepare for your Fourth of July celebration, here are 10 essential things to keep in mind.
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6 sensible ways to keep your pooch cool during the sweltering dog days of summer
06/24/2021
Understanding how dogs keep cool – and what we can do to help – ensures our beloved pooches won't overheat on these sultry summer days. With the help of the Aggieland Humane Society, we offer these sensible tips to keep your pet safe.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (June 24)
06/24/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, June 24. Because of audio issues in the council chambers, the meeting is being held in the administration conference room and broadcast on Zoom. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
06/23/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 5 p.m. at city hall. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. To join online, go to Zoom or call 888 475 4499 and enter webinar number 940 6669 1730. If the call-in number isn't working, access will be limited to Zoom.
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Adamson Lagoon & Cindy Hallaran reopened
06/18/2021
Adamson Lagoon and Cindy Hallaran Pool are opening today for programs and general swim. Conditions could still change, so please check cstx.gov/pools and the city's Facebook or Twitter prior to heading out.
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101 seminar on June 30 sets the stage for prospective city council candidates
06/18/2021
City Council Places 4 and 6 will be at stake in the Nov. 2 election, each carrying a three-year term. If you’re considering running, we invite you to attend the free City Council 101 seminar at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30, in the council chambers at city hall.
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Why you should appreciate the dedicated trash collectors who keep our neighborhoods clean
06/17/2021
Solid Waste collection is an essential service that keeps our streets and neighborhoods clean and safe. As part of National Waste and Recycling Workers Week, we recognize our hard-working solid waste employees and offer our sincere appreciation for their steadfast dedication to our community.
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Smoke testing set next week in area bounded by Holleman, SW Parkway, Texas, and Wellborn Road
06/17/2021
College Station Water Services will conduct routine smoke testing next week to evaluate the condition of wastewater lines in the area bounded by Holleman Drive, Wellborn Road, Southwest Parkway, and Texas Avenue. The testing will occur between 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday. It will extend into the following week if needed.
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Community Field Day promises friendly competition and wholesome family fun
06/16/2021
The field day is back thanks to the Lincoln Recreation Center’s free Community Field Day from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, June 26. Participants can enjoy a classic field day experience with appropriate activities for all ages and abilities, including a tug-of-war, sack races, an egg toss with water balloons, a 50-yard dash, and more.
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Eastbound Holleman restricted to one lane at Wellborn Road
06/15/2021
Eastbound Holleman Drive will be restricted to one lane at the Wellborn Road intersection for two weeks starting Wednesday as TxDOT’s contractor relocates waterlines. Motorists are advised to seek alternate routes. The work is part of the intersection improvement project that’s scheduled through early 2023.
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Royder east of Wellborn Road reopens Thursday
06/14/2021
The section of Royder Road from Backwater Drive to Victoria Avenue that has been closed for realignment since November will open Thursday.
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For a reel-y awesome Father’s Day, take dad fishing at a city park
06/14/2021
If you enjoy fishing, you can easily recall details of the first time you reeled in a feisty bass or catfish. Create those timeless memories for your kids – or recreate them for your dad – this Father's Day at one of the City of College Station's fishing ponds.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (June 10)
06/10/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, June 10. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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5 things to watch at Thursday's city council meeting
06/09/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 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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4 smart reasons our rigorous, health-focused Aqua Fitness classes are right for you
06/07/2021
Take a break from the gym and get your feet wet with the City of College Station’s Aqua Fitness classes. You’ll burn off extra calories while being gentle on your joints. The classes are open for residents 15 years old and up at Cindy Hallaran Pool.
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All Up In Your Business Podcast: The business of managing College Station
06/02/2021
In this podcast episode, City Manager Bryan Woods and Public Communications Director Jay Socol cover topics ranging from the nature of Woods' relationships with Texas A&M, the City of Bryan, and Brazos County, to the significantly different role the next city hall will have in the lives of College Station residents.
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Anna-Holik intersection closed in June for repaving
05/28/2021
The intersection of Anna Street and Holik Street will be closed for about a month for repaving starting Wednesday. The work is part of the Southside Safety Improvements Project.
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Inspirational First Down Park honors legendary NFL referee Red Cashion
05/28/2021
Last August, the City of College Station dedicated First Down Park as a tribute to the legendary Red Cashion, who passed away in February 2019. The park features a football-shaped centerpiece and plaques and benches containing quotes from the Cashions and prominent authors that encourage guests to consider their own legacies.
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4 sensible tips to help you prepare for a volatile Atlantic hurricane season
05/28/2021
The Atlantic hurricane season is underway, and NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has predicted an above-normal season. Despite the risks, adequate preparation significantly increases your chances of staying safe and protecting your property. As Texas Flood Awareness Week ends, here are four steps to help ensure you’re hurricane ready.
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City offices to be closed Monday for Memorial Day
05/27/2021
Most City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Monday for Memorial Day. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on the regular schedule.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (May 27)
05/27/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, May 27. The meeting starts about 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Summer sports event schedule a huge victory for our entire community
05/26/2021
College Station may not have a beach or fancy waterpark, but we’re one of the best-kept secrets for sports tourism. The Parks & Recreation Department will host 12 sports events from May 29-Aug. 29, attracting an estimated 32,000 visitors to the area. The diverse array of events includes youth soccer, girls’ fast-pitch softball, 7-on-7 football, and senior softball.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
05/26/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 5 p.m. at city hall. Public attendance is allowed on a limited basis. The meeting is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Proper insurance is the first step in reducing flood-related risks
05/26/2021
Do you have a flood insurance policy? As part of Texas Flood Awareness Week, the City of College Station reminds residents to be prepared. Purchasing flood insurance is one of the most important steps you can take to protect your home and possessions in the event of a flood. Don’t be left out in the rain.
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All Up In Your Business Podcast: Hot market is filling vacant properties
05/24/2021
College Station is once again a hot market for retailers looking to establish a location. In this episode of the All Up In Your Business podcast, Communications Director Jay Socol and Economic Development Manager Aubrey Nettles talk about the vacancies where they're seeing the most interest, some confirmed (and nearly confirmed) successes, and even the context behind some chronically vacant properties that many in College Station wonder about. He even asked her about Pappadeaux.
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Learn to spruce up your sprinklers at this weekend’s Home & Garden Expo
05/21/2021
If you’ve delayed sprinkler repairs or just want to find ways to save money with your landscaping this summer, you won’t want to miss this weekend’s Greater Brazos Valley Builders Association Home & Garden Expo at the Brazos County Expo. The hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
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Traffic sign thieves endanger lives, risk serious jail time
05/20/2021
Stealing traffic and street signs with catchy names to decorate a dorm room is just a harmless prank, right? Wrong. Stealing signs is a serious crime that endangers others — and it's happening at an alarming rate in College Station.
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What’s considered appropriate attire for city swimming pools?
05/20/2021
With Adamson Lagoon and Cindy Hallaran pool set to open Memorial Day weekend, the Parks & Recreation Department has released its new swim attire policy with guidelines for what you can — and can’t — wear for a safe and enjoyable experience.
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Explore the city’s complex budget with interactive Balancing Act tool
05/17/2021
Understanding a $380 million city budget is much more complex than just trying to decipher the numbers. If only the city had a more straightforward way to allow citizens to wrestle with allocating limited funds to almost limitless needs — and see how that feedback looks. Thanks to a new online tool called Balancing Act, we do.
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4 indispensable ways to keep your kids safe in the water this summer
05/14/2021
During National Water Safety Month, the City of College Station Parks & Recreation Department reminds you to be careful around swimming pools, ponds, rivers, lakes, and oceans. Here are four simple ways to be safer in the water.
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Live Blog: Thursday's city council meeting (May 13)
05/13/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council meeting on Thursday, May 13. Public attendance is being allowed on a limited basis for the first time since March 9, 2020. The meeting starts after 5 p.m. and is streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Upbeat summer programs can help fulfill your elusive fitness goals
05/12/2021
Do you have an off-and-on relationship with fitness? The College Station Parks & Recreation Department can help you stay on course with upbeat exercise programs and opportunities at the Lincoln Recreation Center.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
05/12/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 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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Must-see local murals offer ideal photo ops
05/10/2021
If you’re looking for a town’s unique personality, local restaurants and shops probably top your list, and College Station has plenty. But what about a place to take fun social media photos or keepsake images you and your family will treasure forever?
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Mosquito dunks can help you rout those aggravating pests
05/07/2021
Mosquito dunks are an effective, easy to use, and environmentally friendly way to keep dangerous mosquitoes from breeding around your home. The City of College Station’s Mosquito Abatement Program provides free mosquito dunks while supplies last.
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Travel, tourism are powerful economic resources
05/07/2021
Last week, Gov. Greg Abbott issued a proclamation ahead of Travel and Tourism week announcing that the leisure and hospitality sector added 23,100 jobs to the state economy in March. Tourism is a powerful economic resource, and we’re delighted to celebrate that impact through National Travel and Tourism Week.
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Holleman closed east of Wellborn Road this weekend
05/06/2021
Holleman Drive east of Wellborn Road will be closed from 8 a.m. on Saturday to 8 p.m. on Sunday as crews work on a water line as part of the Texas Department of Transportation’s intersection improvement project.
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Relish the bountiful birdwatching opportunities at Lick Creek Park
05/06/2021
Whether you're a beginner toting your first pair of binoculars or an expert searching for your nemesis bird, Lick Creek Park ranks among the region's most outstanding birding destinations. If you've been considering joining the ranks of the 47 million American birders, the Lick Creek Nature Center has two appealing options to get you started.
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Two books help you explore College Station’s rich history
04/29/2021
College Station’s rich and dynamic history has seen it grow from a quiet little college town into a burgeoning mid-sized city of 125,000. A pair of well-researched books explore many of the people and events that helped shape College Station and guide its swift evolution into one of the nation’s best places to live.
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Nation’s largest slow-pitch event in town this weekend
04/29/2021
When local softball enthusiastic Greg Hutchinson created the Budweiser Softball Festival with 24 teams in 1986, no one could have guessed it would grow into the largest regular-season USSSA adult slow-pitch tournament in the nation. A total of 163 adult slow-pitch softball teams will participate in the Annual Summer Budweiser Softball Festival Friday through Sunday at Veterans Park & Athletic Complex, Stephen C. Beachy Central Park, and Bryan Regional Athletic Complex.
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Our recent history confirms tornadoes are a local threat
04/27/2021
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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6 essential things you should know about swim lessons
04/22/2021
Learning to be a capable swimmer is an essential life skill and should be a priority for your entire family. The City of College Station’s Aquatics Division is devoted to teaching people to swim correctly, safely, and confidently. Here are six things you should know about swim lessons.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (April 22)
04/22/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, April 22. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop starts after 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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Treat your taste buds at Dine Around Century Square on May 15
04/21/2021
College Station’s Century Square is more than a lively entertainment district – it’s also a veritable foodie paradise with unique restaurants that delight even the most finicky taste buds. If you haven’t explored the district, make plans to attend the Dine Around Century Square event on March 15.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
04/21/2021
The College Station City Council will meet Thursday at city hall for its workshop (after 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Brave linemen work hard to keep your power on
04/19/2021
The United States Congress and the City of College Station recognize National Lineman Appreciation Day each year as a way to honor the hard-working folks who protect public safety and energize our economy by keeping the power on, often in hazardous conditions.
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Council adopts restricted occupancy overlay option for neighborhoods
04/19/2021
The College Station City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to allow property owners in single-family neighborhoods to request a zoning overlay that restricts occupancy to no more than two unrelated people. The city's existing restriction of no more than four unrelated remains for areas without the overlay.
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City council to consider ROO at Monday special meeting
04/16/2021
The College Station City Council meets Monday at 4 p.m. at city hall to consider a Restricted Occupancy Overlay (ROO). The ordinance would allow single-family neighborhoods to request a zoning overlay to restrict home occupancy to no more than two unrelated people. The meeting will be streamed live from city hall on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Family-friendly Starlight Music Series hits 19th year
04/15/2021
For 19 years, the Starlight Music Series has attracted music lovers for free, family-friendly entertainment under the stars at the beautiful Wolf Pen Creek Amphitheater. The 2021 Series begins May 8, followed by shows on May 22 and June 12.
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Summer camps can keep your kids active and engaged
04/13/2021
With summer approaching, it’s time to start planning for outdoor adventures and other riveting ways to keep your kids active and engaged. The College Station Parks & Recreation Department can help with plenty of summer camps to fill your youngster’s days with fun and excitement.
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Traveling Fool finds much to savor in College Station
04/12/2021
Known as The Traveling Fool, Bob Bales is a Houston-based travel writer who enjoys discovering people and places that may not be considered typical tourist destinations. In February, Visit College Station invited Bales to explore our community for a few days to uncover some of what makes College Station unique. He learned a lot, and so did we.
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Beware opportunists taking advantage of hail damage
04/09/2021
While Thursday's hailstorm certainly wasn’t a large-scale disaster, it did enough damage to set opportunists and scammers in motion. Check out roofing contractors with the Better Business Bureau and make sure they're registered with the City of College Station and get the required permits.
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Barron closed at Highway 6 for 2-3 weeks
04/08/2021
Starting Thursday, all traffic is closed on Barron Road from the Highway 6 southbound frontage road to Springbrook Estates Drive. The closure will be in place for 2-3 weeks while crews replace a water line and repair the roadway. The city originally planned to have one lane open during the project, but safety concerns led to a complete closure.
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Wolf Pen Creek Park offers respite during pandemic
04/08/2021
When the city developed the first phase of Wolf Pen Creek Park in the early 1990s, it never envisioned that 30 years later, open spaces would provide a safe venue for events and gatherings during a global pandemic. The 63-acre park's beautiful trail system has become a favorite place to enjoy the fresh air and get much-needed exercise.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meeting (April 8)
04/08/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s meeting on Thursday, April 8. No workshop is scheduled, and the regular meeting starts at 6 p.m. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19.
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Costco Wholesale files site plan for College Station’s Midtown
04/07/2021
On Wednesday, Costco Wholesale filed a site plan with the City of College Station for a 160,534 square foot facility to be located along Earl Rudder Freeway (SH-6) in Midtown.
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5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
04/07/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at 6 p.m. for its regular meeting at city hall. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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All Up In Your Business Podcast: What you should know about Costco
04/07/2021
Earlier this week, we dropped a podcast episode that reviewed what's new in, and what's coming to, College Station. We teased an announcement that was expected later in the month — a development on 19 acres of city-owned land in College Station's Midtown. Turns out later in the month is now: Costco Wholesale has filed a site plan for that location.
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Eastbound Barron at Highway 6 to be closed through Friday
04/06/2021
Eastbound Barron Road will be closed Wednesday through Friday at Highway 6 as a water line is replaced. No water outages in the area are expected.
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Wellborn-Holleman improvement work begins this week
04/06/2021
The Texas Department of Transportation’s contractor begins work this week on upgrades to the intersection of Wellborn Road and Holleman Drive. During the first phase, the northbound outside lane will be closed daily from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. through mid-May.
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Household Hazardous Waste event set for April 24
04/06/2021
Area residents are invited to participate in the spring household hazardous waste collection event on Saturday, April 24, from 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. at the Texas A&M University General Services Building parking lot. The entrance is on Harvey Road east of Veterans Park and Athletic Complex.
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All Up In Your Business Podcast: We’re getting a what?
04/05/2021
Our first podcast episode of 2021 covers a lot. So much, in fact, that we ditched the studio and did an actual tour of some of the fastest-growing areas of College Station to talk about what's new and what's coming.
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4 fun things to do during A&M’s Family Weekend
04/05/2021
Thousands of moms, dads, siblings, and others arrive in College Station on Friday to kick off Texas A&M’s century-old Family Weekend tradition. Here's four fun ideas to help make your visit even more memorable.
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First Homegrown at Northgate market set for Sunday
04/05/2021
Next Sunday's inaugural Homegrown at Northgate, a farmers and artisan market, is part of an effort to create more family-friendly events in College Station's most renowned entertainment district. The event will be from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Patricia Street Promenade. Admission is free.
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5 indisputable reasons to join the Tsunami Swim Team
04/01/2021
With summer approaching, the College Station Tsunami Swim Team is gearing up for another season of competition, building strength, and gaining confidence. Registration runs through June 30, and practice starts May 3. Here are five indisputable reasons to become a Tsunami.
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Everybody wins with Heart of Aggieland Visitor’s Pass
03/30/2021
The Heart of Aggieland Visitor's Pass Program gives our visitors great deals while strengthening our economy. Everybody wins!
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City offices, facilities closed for Good Friday
03/29/2021
City of College Station offices and facilities will be closed Friday in observance of Good Friday. Sanitation and recycling collections will operate on their regular schedules.
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Egg-stravaganza offers safe way to celebrate Easter
03/25/2021
While the Parks and Recreation Department can’t provide the sprawling field and social interaction of a traditional Easter egg hunt this year, we can offer eggs and fun with a free, drive-thru Easter Egg-stravaganza from 4-7 p.m. on Thursday, April 1, at the Meyer Senior and Community Center.
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Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (March 25)
03/25/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, March 25. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The workshop starts after 5 p.m., followed by the regular meeting at 6.
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5 things to watch at Thursday's city council meetings
03/24/2021
The College Station City Council meets Thursday at city hall for its workshop (after 5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five things to watch.
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Live Blog: Monday’s special city council meeting
03/22/2021
Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s special meeting on Monday, March 22. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. The meeting starts at 4 p.m.
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Barron Road water line repair continues
03/19/2021
Westbound lanes on Barron Road remain closed as a water line repair continues near State Highway 6.  The closure will eventually switch to the eastbound lanes. 
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5 things to watch at Monday’s city council meeting
03/19/2021
The College Station City Council gathers Monday at 4 p.m. for a special meeting at city hall. The meetings are streamed live on Suddenlink Channel 19 and at cstx.gov/cstv19. Here are five items to watch.
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Usher in the spring on Lick Creek’s Yaupon Loop
03/18/2021
As spring approaches, we’re all looking forward to warmer weather, the return of monarch butterflies, and blooming flowers to color our landscapes. The knowledgeable docents at the Lick Creek Nature Center have put together a self-guided Yaupon Loop Guided Nature Hike brochure to enhance your wildlife experience.
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College Station Utilities addresses emerging winter storm costs
03/11/2021
College Station Utilities now has a clearer picture of the additional costs incurred for providing electricity to customers during Winter Storm Uri. The estimated total is expected to be more than $48 million. Like other Texas electric utilities, College Station was forced to purchase several days of replacement power at inflated Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) market-based prices. The replacement power costs were $13.6 million.
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