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  • Blog: Public Works’ new truck engineered to save lives
    on May 21, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    By Wally Urrutia, Solid Waste Division Manager  Since our workers don’t have a giant, friendly Transformer to protect them from harm, we now have the next best thing. The Public Works Department’s new attenuator truck is designed to save lives and lessen the risk of injury in work... […]

  • Blog: Public works boosts our quality of life
    on May 20, 2019 at 4:15 pm

    By Wally Urrutia, Solid Waste Division Manager  This week marks the 59th annual National Public Works Week, which celebrates the thousands of men and women across the United States and Canada who provide and maintain the infrastructure and services known as public works. Efficient and... […]

  • Live Blog: Monday’s city council meetings (May 13)
    on May 13, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager Welcome to our live blog from the College Station City Council’s workshop and regular meetings on Monday, May 13. 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 Monday’s city council meetings
    on May 10, 2019 at 7:30 pm

    By Colin Killian, Public Communications Manager  The College Station City Council gathers Monday at city hall for its workshop (about 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... […]

  • Blog: Get ready for summer at Water Safety Day on May 19
    on May 9, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    By Bridget Russell, Aquatics Supervisor  May’s longer, warmer days are perfect for cooling off in the pool, but as National Water Safety Month, May is also the ideal time to review the precautions you should take in and around the water. The City of College Station is offering a free... […]

  • Blog: University Drive pedestrian upgrades near completion
    on May 8, 2019 at 4:45 pm

    By Troy Rother, City Traffic Engineer  Early last year, the city began constructing sidewalks, medians and traffic signals to improve safety for pedestrians, bicyclists and drivers on University Drive along the Texas A&M campus. The project was inconvenient and frustrating, but it was... […]

  • Podcast: Real talk about Gringo’s and Buc-ee’s
    on May 7, 2019 at 8:15 pm

    By Jay Socol, Public Communications Director  College Station Economic Development Director Natalie Ruiz and I had a jaunty (thanks, thesaurus!) podcast discussion this week about businesses either recently on the ground or that we at least have a really good shot at. We also talked about... […]

  • Blog: CSFD’s free program reduces stovetop fire risks
    on May 6, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    By Carter Hall, CSFD Public Information Officer  Cooking equipment is the leading cause of home structure fires and injuries and the second leading cause of home fire deaths. The elderly are the most at risk. The College Station Fire Department can help minimize that risk by installing a... […]

  • Blog: Be a WILD educator and teach kids the joys of nature
    on May 2, 2019 at 9:00 pm

    By Hallie Hutchins, Parks & Recreation Marketing Assistant  Texas Parks and Wildlife has created a program called Project WILD and Growing Up Wild that encourages youngsters to explore nature through critical thinking about topics such as wildlife, diversity, and habitats. The... […]

  • Blog: Meyer Senior and Community Center opens in June
    on May 1, 2019 at 8:45 pm

    By Kelly Kelbly, Assistant Parks & Recreation Director  The Bob & Wanda Meyer Senior and Community Center is within a few weeks of opening! Work on the floors is still being performed, along with other punch list items, which will clear the way for this senior-focused center to be... […]