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  • Blog: 400 athletes reach for gold at CS Senior Games
    on February 19, 2019 at 9:45 pm

    By Kelli Nesbitt, Parks & Recreation Marketing Coordinator  More than 400 athletes between the ages of 49-89 will go for the gold in the College Station Senior Games from Friday through Sunday at venues across our community. Participants include 345 visitors from outside B-CS. We invite... […]

  • Blog: Spots are going fast for Lick Creek Star Party
    on February 14, 2019 at 10:00 pm

    By Emily Thornton, Lick Creek Nature Center Part-time Program Supervisor  Grab some friends and join us for an interstellar event that could spark a new love and lifelong curiosity of the cosmos. The inaugural Lick Creek Star Party is set for Friday, Feb. 22 from 7-10 p.m. at the Lick Creek... […]

  • Live Blog: Thursday’s city council meetings (Feb. 14)
    on February 14, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Thursday, Feb. 14. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink channel 19 or online. The workshop will start at about 5 p.m., followed by the... […]

  • Blog: 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
    on February 13, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5 p.m.) and regular (6 p.m.) meetings. The meetings can be watched live on Suddenlink Channel 19 or online at Read the Blog: 5 things to watch... […]

  • Tauber Street closed at University for five weeks
    on February 13, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    Tauber Street will be closed at University Drive for five weeks starting Wednesday while crews install an underground utility vault. The work is part of the area’s pedestrian safety improvements that include wider sidewalks, median improvements, upgraded traffic signals, and enhanced pedestrian... […]

  • Blog: Condolences to family of Art & Myra Bright Park namesake
    on February 8, 2019 at 11:30 pm

    By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director The City of College Station expresses its sincere condolences to the family and friends of Myra Bright, 85, who passed away Thursday. Mrs. Bright and her late husband Art became namesakes of Art & Myra Bright Park in 2015 – a 12-acre... […]

  • Blog: How yellow bikes turned out to be a community asset
    on February 7, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    By Debbie Eller, Community Services Director When Texas A&M ended its bike share contract with ofo in December, you probably thought you’d seen the last of those yellow bicycles. Not quite. And contrary to what you may be thinking, that’s a good thing. About 500 of the leftover... […]

  • Blog: Planning is essential for your family’s fire safety
    on February 6, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    By Carter Hall, College Station Firefighter  Home fires kill an average of about seven people every day. But did you know almost half of those are children under the age of five? As adults, it’s our responsibility to take precautions such as installing smoke and carbon monoxide alarms,... […]

  • Podcast: Is This a Thing? (Episode 10)
    on February 1, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director In this episode of "Is This A Thing?" we share Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz's recent presentation to the Economic Outlook Conference, which recapped market trends and successes from 2018, along with a look ahead through 2019 and into... […]

  • Blog: Don’t let drunken driving ruin your Super Bowl
    on February 1, 2019 at 5:30 pm

    By Jason Summers, CSPD Officer For football fans, Super Bowl Sunday is the most anticipated day of the year. Unfortunately, it’s also one of the most dangerous days for motorists. The College Station Police Department will deploy extra officers in the peak hours before, during and after... […]