City News

  • Explore the city’s complex budget with interactive Balancing Act tool
    on May 17, 2021 at 10:06 pm

    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.

  • 4 indispensable ways to keep your kids safe in the water this summer
    on May 14, 2021 at 4:55 pm

    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.

  • Live Blog: Thursday's city council meeting (May 13)
    on May 13, 2021 at 9:11 pm

    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

  • 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meeting
    on May 12, 2021 at 9:46 pm

    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 Here are five items to watch.

  • Upbeat summer programs can help fulfill your elusive fitness goals
    on May 12, 2021 at 8:12 pm

    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.

  • Must-see local murals offer ideal photo ops
    on May 11, 2021 at 7:58 pm

    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?

  • Travel, tourism are powerful economic resources
    on May 7, 2021 at 11:19 pm

    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.

  • Mosquito dunks can help you rout those aggravating pests
    on May 7, 2021 at 4:53 pm

    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.