News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Oct. 5, 2022

Carrboro This Week - October 4 EV Rodeo

Electric Vehicle (EV) Rodeo Comes to Carrboro

CARRBORO, N.C.  –  Saddle up, cowhands! The EV Rodeo is coming to Carrboro! 

Explore various electric vehicles, test ride EV bikes, and bring the kids out for veggie-mobile r...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Sept. 28, 2022

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Carrboro Music Festival This Sunday! 

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 25th Annual Carrboro Music Festival is scheduled to take place at venues all over the Downtown Carrboro area on Sunday, Oct. 2.  The daylong festival starts at 1 p.m. 

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Sept. 22, 2022

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The ArtsCenter Groundbreaking Celebration 

The ArtsCenter has announced a public groundbreaking at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at its new home located at 400 Roberson St.  The Town Council approved a special use permit in June 2022 to reno...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Carrboro This Week - September 12, 2022

Carrboro This Week

Help to Solarize in Carrboro

Thanks to a coordinated effort across the Triangle, it's easier to add solar to your home or business in Carrboro.

The Town of Carrboro is a community partner of Solarize the Triangle, a community-based group-purchasing program ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Carrboro This Week

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The Town of Carrboro’s Annual Community Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled to be held on the Carrboro Town Hall grounds on Monday, July 4th from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Kickoff Event activities will be held at Weaver Street Market beginning at 9:30 a...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: June 21, 2022

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Pride Food Rodeo & Dance Party 

Small Town Pride in Carrboro and Chapel Hill continues this June with the Pride Food Rodeo & Dance Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St.

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Carrboro This Week June 14 2022

Carrboro This Week June 14 2022

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration

A coalition of local organizations invites the community to be a part of the second annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration. The event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Hargraves Commun...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 6 2022

Carrboro This Week June 6 2022

 

Swearing-in Ceremony to take place Tuesday

Following results of a May 17, 2022, special election, Eliazar Posada will be sworn into office at the beginning of the Carrboro Town Council meeting this week.  

The Carrboro Town Council was le...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Gun Violence Awareness Day in Carrboro 

The Town of Carrboro will display orange flags at the entrance of Town Hall on Wear Orange Weekend, and the Town of Chapel Hill will host a rally and flag raising ceremony at Peace and Justice Plaza on East ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Carrboro This Week

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Freight Train Blues Concert this Friday 

Sister Lena Mae Perry of The Branchettes says her gospel music is like medicine. We can use her medicine about now. 

Come hear her amazing voice at the Freight Train Blues concert this Friday, May 2...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 16 2022

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An annual tradition during Bike Month in Carrboro, the Bike Breakfast is coming up! 

Everyone out on the Libba Cotten Greenway off Robeson Street from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, is welcome to drop by for breakfast treats! Cycling information an...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 9 2022

Carrboro This Week May 10 2022

Legendary Carrboro Musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced today (Wednesday, May 4, 2022) that legendary Carrboro, North Carolina musician ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Carrboro This Week for May 2, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 2 2022

We’re breaking ground on a new library and cultural center!

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Everyone is invited as our community breaks ground on the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center at 203 S. Greensboro St. 

The groundbreaking...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 27, 2022

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Carrboro Day is Sunday,  May 1 

Our annual Carrboro Day event will be returning in person this year!  The event is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. 

Carrboro Day is an annual event...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 18, 2022

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Carrboro Celebrates Earth Day! April 22 from 5-7:30 pm

Join us at the Carrboro Town Commons to celebrate Earth Day 2022! In partnership with The Climate Reality Project's Orange County chapter, the Town of Carrboro will host an Earth Day Celebration on Apr...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 18, 2022

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Carrboro Celebrates Earth Day! April 22 from 5-7:30 pm

Join us at the Carrboro Town Commons to celebrate Earth Day 2022! In partnership with The Climate Reality Project's Orange County chapter, the Town of Carrboro will host an Earth Day Celebration on Apr...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 11 2022

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Come help us find all the lost eggs!

Saturday, April 16 will be the date of not one, but two community egg hunts this year. The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Saturday, April 9 has been moved to Saturday, Ap...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 4 2022

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Nothing but LOVE for our Tar Heels! 

Our fingernails were chewed down to the nubs this past Saturday night when the University of North Carolina Men's Basketball team beat Duke to advance to the NCAA Finals. More than 35,000 people joyfully spille...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: April 4, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 4 2022

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Nothing but LOVE for our Tar Heels! 

Our fingernails were chewed down to the nubs this past Saturday night when the University of North Carolina Men's Basketball team beat Duke to advance to the NCAA Finals. More than 35,000 people joyful...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: March 28, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 28 2022

Carrboro This Week March 28 2022

Open Streets is coming Sunday, April 3! 

We are excited for Open Streets 2022! Please mark your calendars and join us for our in-person event from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. We will close East and West Weaver Street to vehicles and reopen thi...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 21 2022

Carrboro This Week March 21 2022

Local governing boards approve new library and cultural center for Carrboro

Separate votes by the Carrboro Town Council and the Orange County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, gave final approval to a new Orange County Southern Branch Libr...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 14 2022

Carrboro This Week March 14 2022

Countdown to Spring begins!

This year, Spring will arrive on Sunday, March 20, at 11:33 A.M. EDT.  Does this mean we can officially put away our cold-weather clothes?

Stay tuned!

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Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in solidarity with Ukraine

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 14 2022

Carrboro This Week March 14 2022

Countdown to Spring begins!

This year, Spring will arrive on Sunday, March 20, at 11:33 A.M. EDT.  Does this mean we can officially put away our cold-weather clothes?

Stay tuned!

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Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in solidarity with Ukraine

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 7, 2022

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Carrboro Annual Kite Fly

Celebrate National Kite Flying Month (a couple of weeks early) by flying a kite! This welcome-to-spring event of the Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department provides plenty of fun. Bring a kite and ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 1 2022

Carrboro This Week March 1

Carrboro Named One of America's Top 5 Small Arts Towns 

CARRBORO, N.C. –  In a recent special report, 24/7 Tempo named Carrboro one of the country’s Top 5 Small Arts Towns. The town shares the honor with such ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: February 21, 2022

Carrboro This Week Feb. 21, 2022

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Community invited to Carrboro Conversations

Note: A new topic has been added to Carrboro Conversations. The process to advance Carrboro's affordable housing goals calls for researching town-owned property for possible future development. Learn more about t...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Carrboro This Week for Feb 14

Carrboro This Week Feb 14

Share Some Carrboro Love This Valentine's Day!

Looking for a creative, hyper-local sweet gift for your sweetums? Look no further! As part of the #CarrboroLove campaign, local businesses are making donations to local charities, offering "made in Carrbo...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Carrboro This Week Feb. 7, 2022

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Mayor Seils Proclaims Black History Month in Carrboro

Mayor Damon Seils has declared Black History Month in Carrboro this February.

“I encourage all residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: January 28, 2022

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Carrboro This Week Jan 31 2022

Motorist Safety Tips

Safety is a shared responsibility. Motorists need to be watchful for pedestrians and bicyclists, drive at slower speeds, avoid distraction, and know the laws regarding when pedestrians or bicyclists have the right-of-way.

  • Be prepared to...
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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Carrboro Prepares for Winter Storm

WINTER STORM WARNING

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with a wintry mix of precipitation expected, starting in the early hours of Sunday morning. For the most up-to-date weather information, please visit the National Weather Service - Raleigh at weather.gov/rah 

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: January 14, 2022

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Town of Carrboro offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. 

Monday's yard waste will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 18. 

  • You're invited to join a Town of Carrboro virtual celebratio...
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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: January 4, 2022

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Libba Cotten Day in Carrboro

Legendary North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten is being feted by her hometown with her very own day on this birthday anniversary.&n...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: December 3, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Carrboro To Survey Residents about Town Services 

What do you think of Town services? The Town of Carrboro seeks to find out through a survey being issued to a random sampling of residents. 

Results are used in Town planning efforts to ide...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Thanksgiving Holiday Service Changes

The Town of Carrboro will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26.

Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed. 

Residential Trash will be collected two days prior to you...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro Film Fest Preparing for Big Return

Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, Carrboro Film Festival will run from Friday Nov. 19 to Sunday, Nov. 21, at The ArtsCenter, and includes si...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: November 5, 2021

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Greene Tract Community Open House

Please join us for a Community Open House on the future of the Greene Tract. Two opportunities to participate are scheduled:

  • First meeting: In-Person Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the RENA Community Center located at 1...
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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: October 29, 2021

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Election Day is Nov. 2, 2021

Information from the Orange County Board of Elections 

Orange County offers early voting to all registered Orange County voters who wish to vote early, in-person rather than voting absentee by mail or on Election Day.&a...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: October 22, 2021

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Carrboro Film Fest Scheduled for Nov. 19-21

Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, Carrboro Film Fest begins with a special Early Fest Screening of the local documentary We Are Here at the ...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week Oct 15 2021

The United Poetry Service - Poems for the People

Join us Oct. 15-16 for online and outdoor events for our 2021 FestivalThe Carrboro Poetry Council presents the West End Poetry Festival Oct. 15-16, 2021.  The Council is composed of current Carrboro...

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Carrboro This Week
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Governor Cooper and Congressman Price Visit Carrboro's Community School

Carrboro enjoyed a visit Thursday from NC Governor Roy Cooper and US Representative David Price. Learn more about the announcement https://bit.ly/3aejVpD of new funding for early child...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 5, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Oct. 5, 2022

Carrboro This Week - October 4 EV Rodeo

Electric Vehicle (EV) Rodeo Comes to Carrboro

CARRBORO, N.C.  –  Saddle up, cowhands! The EV Rodeo is coming to Carrboro! 

Explore various electric vehicles, test ride EV bikes, and bring the kids out for veggie-mobile races from ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Carrboro to feature 17th Annual West End Poetry Festival: Music In Poetry

2022 West End Poetry Festival Poster

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 17th Annual West End Poetry Festival returns in person, Oct. 14-15, 2022. This year will provide all in-person events on Friday and Saturday at both Carrboro Town Hall and the Century Center. All events are free and open to the publi...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 5, 2022

Carrboro considers plan for use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds

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The Carrboro Town Council is considering a plan to spend its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds. 

The American Rescue Plan Act 2021 signed into law by President Biden on March 11, 2021, provides $350 billion to state, local, and Tribal governme...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

South Greensboro parking lot closed beginning Oct. 17

LOT CLOSURE NOTICE web

Beginning Monday, Oct. 17, the parking lot located at 203 S. Greensboro St. will be closed to the public as crews prepare for construction of The 203 Project.  

Alternative public parking lots are located around town and a parking map can be viewe...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Storm cleanup in progress around town

Public Works crews cleaning up after Hurricane Ian

Town of Carrboro Public Works crews will be busy around town early this week, working hard to remove storm debris left behind by Hurricane Ian.  

Be alert when driving through town as the crews will be running the street sweeper to remove debris f...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Severe Weather Information for Carrboro

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UPDATE for Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 (9 a.m.) -- The area is still receiving some rainfall, but the winds gusts have calmed significantly.  Town crews worked to remove quite a few fallen trees and clear  roadways through the night....

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

Traffic Calming Improvements Underway

Photo shows crew working on Stratford Drive to remove old speed tables.

If you have noticed the removal of a speed table in your neighborhood, rest assured that it’s coming back.

The Town of Carrboro is improving many traffic calming areas around town throughout the next few weeks. Crews have already begun to remove several sp...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Sept. 28, 2022

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Carrboro Music Festival This Sunday! 

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 25th Annual Carrboro Music Festival is scheduled to take place at venues all over the Downtown Carrboro area on Sunday, Oct. 2.  The daylong festival starts at 1 p.m. 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Diaper Need Awareness Week

Diaper Need Awareness Week

The week of Sept. 24 to Oct. 2 is “Diaper Need Awareness Week" in Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Damon Seils. 

"I encourage residents of Carrboro to donate generously to diaper banks, diaper drives, and those organizations that collect...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Carrboro Music Festival – This Sunday

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 25th Annual Carrboro Music Festival is scheduled to take place at venues all over the Downtown Carrboro area on Sunday, Oct. 2.  The daylong festival starts at 1 p.m. 

Established in 1998, the festival was originally...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Sept. 22, 2022

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The ArtsCenter Groundbreaking Celebration 

The ArtsCenter has announced a public groundbreaking at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at its new home located at 400 Roberson St.  The Town Council approved a special use permit in June 2022 to reno...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Suspect charged in shooting

Carrboro Police

The Carrboro Police Department has charged Lar Wah, 20, of Graham, with six counts of Assault with a Deadly Weapon with Intent to Kill after an investigation into a shooting that occurred at the parking deck at 370 E. Main St. on Friday, Sept. 16. Wah was...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at carrboronc.gov/signup

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Volunteers invited to litter clean-up this Saturday!

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As the NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) Fall Litter Sweep comes to a close, the towns of Carrboro and Chapel Hill invite residents to join town staff for a litter clean up on from 9 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, Sept. 24. 

Volunteers will clean...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Carrboro increases town employees’ pay to more competitive levels

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- On Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, the Carrboro Town Council authorized implementation of a compensation and classification study designed to increase town employees’ pay to more competitive levels.  A study showed that the t...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Virtual solar info session offered Sept. 28

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 Solarize the Triangle campaign organizers and reps from Yes Solar Solutions are offering a free, virtual, informational event at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28. 

The event will cover: 

  • An overview of the bulk-purchasing concept
  • Inf...
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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 3, 2022

Carrboro observes Community Planning Month

COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH

The American Planning Association has designated the month of October 2022 as National Community Planning Month, and the Town of Carrboro is on board! Mayor Damon Seils has proclaimed the observance locally.

“I encourage all residents to celebrate the cont...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Electric Vehicle (EV) Rodeo Comes to Carrboro

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CARRBORO, N.C.  –  Saddle up, cowhands! The EV Rodeo is coming to Carrboro! 

Explore various electric vehicles, test ride EV bikes, and bring the kids out for veggie-mobile races from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at Carrboro ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Marathon charity trek for firefighters leads to school lockdown

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Carrboro firefighters Michael Miller of Chapel Hill and Michael Lane of Carrboro, who are doing a 26.2-mile march to support the Coffee for a Cause charity, took a break by the North Carolina Botanical Garden to talk about their endeavor today (Tuesday, S...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 4, 2022

Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Founding Day

NAACP Founding Day

In an announcement today (Tuesday, Oct. 4)., Mayor Damon Seils has proclaimed Sunday, Oct. 23, to be Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Founding Day in Carrboro. 

The proclamation recognizes the 75th anniversary of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro branch...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Carrboro This Week - Sept. 22, 2022

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The ArtsCenter Groundbreaking Celebration 

The ArtsCenter has announced a public groundbreaking at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, at its new home located at 400 Roberson St.  The Town Council approved a special use permit in June 2022 to reno...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 29, 2022

CANCELED: Carrboro 10K Scheduled Saturday, Oct. 1

Carrboro 10K Race Map 2021 (003)

CANCELED EVENT - CHECK THE WEB LINK FOR MORE 

A Carrboro 10K road race is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. 

Expect traffic delays around this time on N. Greensboro Street and Hillsborough Road. The race begins in front of McDougle Mi...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Carrboro receives planning award for Carrboro Connects Comprehensive Plan

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The American Planning Association-North Carolina Chapter (APA-NC) has recognized the Town of Carrboro with the Marvin Collins Award for a comprehensive plan developed for a community of less than 25,000 population. 

The award was announced during ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Suspect sought in shooting

Carrboro Police

The Carrboro Police Department responded to a shooting at 11:51 p.m. Friday, September 16, at the parking deck located at 370 E. Main St.

Investigation revealed that two groups of people were engaged in an argument that escalated into a physical altercatio...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at carrboronc.gov/signup

Civic involvement is a valued tradition in our community. Reach the Town Council with your ideas...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Carrboro Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Carrboro is celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month, which is observed nationally from Sept. 15 to Oct. 20. 

“I encourage all residents to participate in the month’s events and to learn about and celebrate the lives, history, and contributions of Hisp...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Mayor Seils joins Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry

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CARRBORO, NC -- Mayor Damon Seils has joined mayors from across the country to sign the Mayors’ Compact to Combat Hate, Extremism and Bigotry. 

The effort is led by the Anti-Defamation League and U.S. Conference of Mayors.

The Mayors&...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade Returns

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Holiday Parade Memories from 2019 - https://youtu.be/MbUYsr0JPhY 

The towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro are excited to announce the return of the Community Holiday Parade on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 10:30 a.m. The parade will highlight a varie...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

The 203 Project Update: September 2022

203 Project Update

Construction has recently begun on the 203 Project at 203 S. Greensboro St., currently the site of a Carrboro municipal parking lot across from Open Eye Cafe. The project to complete a new library and civic building will be underway through spring 2024.&a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Carrboro This Week - September 12, 2022

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Help to Solarize in Carrboro

Thanks to a coordinated effort across the Triangle, it's easier to add solar to your home or business in Carrboro.

The Town of Carrboro is a community partner of Solarize the Triangle, a community-based group-purchasing program ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at carrboronc.gov/signup

Civic involvement is a valued tradition in our community. Reach the Town Council with your ideas...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Stay connected with Town of Carrboro

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Whether you’re new to the area or a longtime resident, we welcome your participation in local government and the Carrboro community. 

Ways to stay connected with local happenings and get involved: 

Carrboro This WeekOur news dige...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Suicide Prevention Month Events to Address the Public Health Crisis of Suicide

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News from Orange County Health Department 

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C.  ? From 2016 to 2020, 206 Orange and Durham County community members lost their lives to suicide. Throughout the month of September, the Orange County Health Department and Dur...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Avoid Collisions with Deer

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Drivers should remain vigilant on the roads to avoid deer-vehicle collisions, especially between September and December. Deer movement increases dramatically during this time, and limited lighting makes it more difficult for drivers to see them on or near...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Help to Solarize in Carrboro

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Thanks to a coordinated effort across the Triangle, it's easier to add solar to your home or business in Carrboro. 

The Town of Carrboro is a community partner of Solarize the Triangle, a community-based group-purchasing program for solar...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Update on the East Main Street Resurfacing Project

E Main Street Resurfacing Project

The NC Department of Transportation resurfacing project for East Main Street in Carrboro and West Franklin Street in Chapel Hill is nearing completion 

The pavement work is completed.   The signal hardware is in place, and all ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Town of Carrboro announces lineups for Fall Arts Festivals

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  • Carrboro Music Festival: October 2 
  • West End Poetry Festival: October 14-15
  • Carrboro Film Fest: November 18-20 

CARRBORO, N.C. – The Town of Carrboro has announced festival lineups and date information for three of the Tr...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 29, 2022

Town seeks engineering firm for site analysis

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The Town of Carrboro is seeking an engineering firm to conduct a site assessment on selected town-owned parcels for the purpose of creating affordable housing.  

A Request for Qualifications notice has been re-advertised on the Town’s website, on ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Students and motorists urged to use caution at start of school year

Start of school year

CARRBORO, NC — The start of school on Monday, Aug. 29, means an increase in pedestrian and bicycle activity around Carrboro. The Carrboro Police Department urges students to use caution as they walk or bike to and from campus, and encourages motorists to ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

First Case of Monkeypox in Orange County, NC

Monkeypox

News Release from Orange County Health Department 

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. August 17, 2022 ? The Orange County Health Department (OCHD) has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in Orange County. The case has been in direct communication with the Orang...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 9, 2022

The 203 Project construction begins this August

203 Project Design Schematic

CARRBORO, N.C. – Construction is about to start on the 203 Project at 203 S. Greensboro St., currently the site of a Carrboro municipal parking lot across from Open Eye Cafe. The project to complete a new library and civic building will be underway for th...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Town of Carrboro receives national award for resident satisfaction

Award

The Town of Carrboro has been recognized with a national award for outstanding resident satisfaction. 

The Town received the “Leading the Way Award” from ETC Institute to recognize local governments for outstanding achievement ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Carrboro Town Manager announces Chief Race and Equity Officer fulltime position

Richard J. White III

Carrboro Town Manager announces Chief Race and Equity Officer fulltime position and recruitment for more leadership positions

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro has established the Chief Race and Equity Officer as a fulltime position within the Town Ma...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

National Night Out and Good Neighbor Initiative

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In the spirit of community, events are being held this August across Carrboro and Chapel Hill to bring residents together – newcomers, students, and longtime residents. 

National Night Out Carrboro Police and Fire-Rescue will be...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Changes announced at Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department

Fire-Rescue Patch

Carrboro Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief Carl Freeman is poised to be appointed interim fire chief next month while a recruitment effort is underway to find a permanent replacement for the outgoing fire chief, Town Manager Richard J. White III has announced.&...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Resurfacing of Merritt Street and Oak Avenue to start this week

2010 Resurfacing

The Town of Carrboro will be resurfacing Merritt Street and a portion of Oak Ave through Friday, July 29. 

Please do not park on the street between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5p.m. beginning July 27.  It is expected that all work will be com...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

“My Garden of a Thousand Bees” film screening in Carrboro

My Garden of a Thousand Bees

The Town of Carrboro will present the film screening of “My Garden of a Thousand Bees" at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 1, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 

The film is described as a story of surprise and revelation.&a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 25, 2022

High Street Drainage Improvement Project

High Street Drainage Improvements Project

Crews are at work on an infrastructure improvement project on High Street in Carrboro. 

The project will redirect some of the runoff from High Street, all of which currently flows down along Goldston Drive to West Main Street, thereby reducing the...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Update on the East Main Street Resurfacing Project

E Main St

The NCDOT resurfacing project for East Main Street and West Franklin Street is underway; Carolina Sunrock is the project contractor.  

As of Friday, July 22, all paving and installation of temporary paint pavement markings have been completed thro...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 25, 2022

Town of Carrboro seeking applications for poet laureate position

Carrboro Poet Laureate

The Arts Committee of the Town of Carrboro seeks applications for the position of Poet Laureate of Carrboro, for a two-year term that will begin January 1, 2023, and expire December 31, 2024. 

Established in 2002, the central duty of the poet laur...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 19, 2022

Suspect sought in shooting

Carrboro Police

The Carrboro Police Department responded to a shooting near the intersection of Jones Ferry Road and Davie Road on Monday, July 18,  at 6:53 pm. 

Investigation revealed that two people engaged in an argument that escalated when shots were...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 12, 2022

Carrboro seeks volunteers to remove invasive plants

Invasive Species Event - Social Media Post

Join us as a volunteer at the Town of Carrboro Invasive Plant Removal event! It's scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon Sunday, July 24, at Wilson Park, 101 Williams St., Carrboro, NC 27510. 

We will fight invasive plants, save trees and native plant com...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Resurfacing project underway to improve safety with new bike lanes and left turn lanes

E Main Street Resurfacing Project

NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) resurfacing project for E. Main Street and a portion of Rosemary Street in Carrboro and W. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill is underway to improve the road condition and safety through the corridor. 

Coming so...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Tips from Carrboro Stormwater: Disconnecting roof downspouts

Disconnecting Roof Downspouts for Rainwater Diffusion

Have you paid attention to your downspouts lately? These are the vertical pipes used to drain rainwater off a roof. 

Downspouts from your gutters may be directed to driveways or channeled through buried pipes to streets, swales, curb inlets, or st...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Town seeks engineering firm for site analysis

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The Town of Carrboro is seeking an engineering firm to conduct a site assessment on selected town-owned parcels for the purpose of creating affordable housing.  

A Request for Qualifications notice has been published on the Town’s websit...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 8, 2022

Fire damages Carrboro townhomes

Fire-Rescue Patch

Carrboro, NC – On Thursday July 7, 2022, at 5 p.m. members of the Carrboro Fire Rescue Department responded to 101 Rock Haven Road for a reported structure fire. Additional information was given that flames were visible. 

Responding crews arrived ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Tomato Day is coming to Carrboro!

tomato day 2022

The Carrboro Farmers’ Market celebrates all things tomato with Tomato Day on Saturday, July 9! Shoppers can enjoy freshly-sliced tomato samples, live music, recipes, a raffle with prizes from Carrboro businesses, and more.

From old favorites like...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

July is Parks and Recreation Month in Carrboro

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July is Parks and Recreation Month in Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Damon Seils. 

“I encourage all residents to enjoy our parks and natural areas, to take advantage of classes, camps, programs, and events provided by the Recreation, Parks &...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 1, 2022

Update on the E. Main Street Resurfacing Project

Traffic Alert web

The NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) resurfacing project for E. Main Street and W. Franklin Street is underway; Carolina Sunrock is the project contractor.  

The subcontractor Fulcher continues to cut traffic signal sensor loops at intersec...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Carrboro to present Frederick Douglass Community Reading

Frederick Douglass 2022 web

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Carrboro Mayor Damon Seils is pleased to announce that the Town of Carrboro will hold its Ninth Annual Community Reading of the Frederick Douglass essay “The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro” on Monday, July 4, 2022. ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Carrboro Community Fourth of July Celebration

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The Town of Carrboro’s Annual Community Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled to be held on the Carrboro Town Hall grounds on Monday, July 4th from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Kickoff Event activities will be held at Weaver Street Market beginning at 9:30 a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 29, 2022

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

The Town of Carrboro’s Annual Community Fourth of July Celebration is scheduled to be held on the Carrboro Town Hall grounds on Monday, July 4th from 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Kickoff Event activities will be held at Weaver Street Market beginning at 9:30 a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Update on the East Main Street Resurfacing Project

Traffic Alert web

The NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) resurfacing project for E. Main Street and W. Franklin Street is underway; Carolina Sunrock is the project contractor.  

The subcontractor Fulcher continues to cut traffic signal sensor loops at intersec...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 28, 2022

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Joint Statement from Orange County Mayors

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June 27, 2022

Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. The decision effectively reverses Roe v. Wade, contradicting nearly 50 years of settled law. As a result, abortion is no longer federally pro...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

 

Pride Food Rodeo & Dance Party 

Small Town Pride in Carrboro and Chapel Hill continues this June with the Pride Food Rodeo & Dance Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St.

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Looking Back: Recognizing Juneteenth

Juneteen 2020 for web

 Current and former BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) elected officials of Orange County have come together to observe Juneteenth by sharing the history of Juneteenth and planning celebrations of local Black history and culture. Defi...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Carrboro Community Garden Coalition (CCGC) Garden Tour

Garden Tour Flyer Combined

Help Carrboro kick Pollinator Week off right! Come to the Carrboro Community Garden at Martin Luther King Jr. Park at 1120 Hillsborough Road from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, June 18, for a short presentation and discussion about pollinators. A gardener will sh...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Pollinator Week in Carrboro

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Pollinator Week will be celebrated June 20-26 in Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Damon Seils. 

Did you know that pollinators are responsible for 1 out of every 3 bites of food you take? This is just one of the reasons that pollinators are crucial...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Food Rodeo & Dance Party - Small Town Pride in Carrboro

PRIDE 2022

Small Town Pride in Carrboro and Chapel Hill continues this June with the Pride Food Rodeo & Dance Party from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, June 24, at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St.

To get the party started, join the Bulltown Strutters, a New Orleans-St...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Carrboro celebrates Juneteenth Holiday

Juneteenth for web

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Mayor Damon Seils has issued a proclamation declaring Juneteenth in Carrboro. Read the proclamation at http://www.carrboronc.gov/DocumentCenter/View/11464/2022-Juneteenth-Proclamation_

Kendall Lytle (pictured below with Mayor Seils), a me...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration

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A coalition of local organizations invites the community to be a part of the second annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration. The event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Hargraves Community Center, 216 N. Roberson St., Chapel Hil...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 14, 2022

Carrboro This Week June 14 2022

Carrboro This Week June 14 2022

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration

A coalition of local organizations invites the community to be a part of the second annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Juneteenth Celebration. The event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 19, at Hargraves Commun...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 12, 2022

Fire damages Carrboro apartment building

Fire-Rescue Patch

CARRBORO, N.C. -- On Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 8:05 p.m., members of the Carrboro Fire Rescue Department responded to 101 Rock Haven Road, for the report of a structure fire. Additional information was given that significant flames and smoke were visibl...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Town Council Update

Town Council June 2022

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 9, 2022

Town Council Adopts Carrboro Connects!

CC Plan Adoption

“It's amazing that we are now here. Thank you for all the work that has been done. This is really something to be proud of, and the work was done with such positivity all the way through!” - Mayor Damon Seils

CARRBORO, N.C. -- ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 6 2022

Carrboro This Week June 6 2022

 

Swearing-in Ceremony to take place Tuesday

Following results of a May 17, 2022, special election, Eliazar Posada will be sworn into office at the beginning of the Carrboro Town Council meeting this week.  

The Carrboro Town Council was le...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 6, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Freight Train Blues Concerts featured on Fridays

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro, continues to present the Music Maker Foundation’s Freight Train Blues series of live concerts every Friday evening through June 10 at the Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. The series is a collaboratio...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Gun Violence Awareness Day in Carrboro

Orange flags at Carrboro Town Hall

Carrboro recognizes Gun Violence Awareness Day on Friday, June 3, as proclaimed by Mayor Damon Seils. 

The Town of Carrboro is flying orange flags at Town Hall on Wear Orange Weekend, and the Town of Chapel Hill will host a rally and flag raising ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 2, 2022

Carrboro Celebrates Immigrant Heritage Month

immigrant heritage month

June is Immigrant Heritage Month in Carrboro, proclaimed by Mayor Damon Seils. 

“I encourage all residents to celebrate the many contributions that immigrants have made in Carrboro and across the country, to learn more about immigrant co...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 1, 2022

June is Pride Month

Pride Flags Town Hall

“I encourage all residents to celebrate and affirm their LGBTQ family members, friends, and neighbors, and to participate in Small Town Pride events throughout the month,” said Mayor Damon Seils, who has proclaimed June to be Pride Mon...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 31, 2022

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Gun Violence Awareness Day in Carrboro 

The Town of Carrboro will display orange flags at the entrance of Town Hall on Wear Orange Weekend, and the Town of Chapel Hill will host a rally and flag raising ceremony at Peace and Justice Plaza on East ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Town Resources for Stormwater

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An intense thunderstorm moved through Carrboro and southern Orange County during the morning of Friday, May 27. In addition to lightning strikes, the storm delivered a relatively short duration but high intensity rainfall.

The Town of Carrboro’s ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 27, 2022

Tonight's Freight Train Blues concert moves to Cat's Cradle

NOW AT CATS CRADLE! (2)

Due to weather, the Freight Train Blues concert scheduled this Friday, May 27, is moving to the Cat’s Cradle main room. Cat's Cradle is located at 300 E. Main St. Carrboro, NCAll are welcome! Show starts promptly at 6:30 p.m. S...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 23, 2022

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Freight Train Blues Concert this Friday 

Sister Lena Mae Perry of The Branchettes says her gospel music is like medicine. We can use her medicine about now. 

Come hear her amazing voice at the Freight Train Blues concert this Friday, May 2...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

BIPOC Business Roundtable discussion scheduled

BIPOC Business Roundtable web

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Department of Economic Development has announced a BIPOC Business Roundtable Discussion scheduled for 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 31.

The Town of Carrboro seeks to hear the needs and challenges of Black, Indigenous, Latinx and People...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 24, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

E. Main Street resurfacing project set to begin May 23

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Crews for the NC Department of Transportation are scheduled to begin work to improve a prominent stretch of roadway in Carrboro and Chapel Hill. The work will begin Monday, May 23, and run through mid-August. 

West Franklin Street/East Main Street...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 16 2022

Carrboro This Week

An annual tradition during Bike Month in Carrboro, the Bike Breakfast is coming up! 

Everyone out on the Libba Cotten Greenway off Robeson Street from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, is welcome to drop by for breakfast treats! Cycling information an...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

In Memory of Carrboro Mayor Robert Drakeford

Mayor Robert Drakeford

The Town of Carrboro expresses its deepest sympathy following the death of Carrboro Mayor Robert “Bob” Drakeford (April 25, 1945 - May 16, 2022).  

Mr. Drakeford made history as Carrboro’s first and only Black mayor, ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

No Mow May!

No Mow May

The Town of Carrboro is participating in No Mow May! The goal of No Mow May is to allow grass to grow unmown for the month of May, creating habitat and forage for early season pollinators. 

Learn more below and at https://beecityusa.org/no-mow-may...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Small Town Pride Is On!

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Pride Month is celebrated nationally and locally each year in June. The Towns of Carrboro and Chapel Hill are collaborating to host a joint celebration featuring in-perso...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Bike Breakfast on Libba Cotten Greenway

Bike Breakfast

An annual tradition during Bike Month in Carrboro, the Bike Breakfast is coming up! 

Everyone out on the Libba Cotten Greenway off Robeson Street from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, is welcome to drop by for breakfast treats! Cycling information an...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

"Freight Train Blues" Concert Series - Tonight's concert moves to Cat's Cradle

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The Town of Carrboro is proud to present the Music Maker Foundation’s Freight Train Blues series of live concerts every Friday evening May 13 to June 10. The series is a collaboration among the Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Carrboro seeks feedback on Jones Ferry Road’s protected bike lane

Community Bike Ride

The Town of Carrboro is seeking feedback from cyclists who have used the protected bike lane along the eastbound lane of Jones Ferry Road. 

Take the survey at: 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Town of Carrboro receives NC3C Excellence in Communications Awards

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GREENVILLE, NC – The Town of Carrboro was among 29 North Carolina governments to earn recognition in the North Carolina City & County Communicators (NC3C) 2022 Excellence in Communications Awards. The Town of Carrboro won two awards in the Citizen Par...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 9 2022

Carrboro This Week May 10 2022

Legendary Carrboro Musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced today (Wednesday, May 4, 2022) that legendary Carrboro, North Carolina musician ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Carrboro's Cycling with the Mayor!

Mayors Bike Ride

Carrboro's Cycling with the Mayor! Calling all people on bikes! You’re invited to join Mayor Damon Seils and community members at 8 a.m. Tuesday, May 10, for the Mayor’s Bike Ride starting from Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

The Revised Draft is Ready! View the Carrboro Connects Adoption Draft

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After multiple rounds of public comment and review by Town staff, advisory boards and commissions, and the Town Council, the Carrboro Connects Adoption Draft is ready to be considered for adoption. It reflects the extensive engagement conducted throughout...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Legendary NC Musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Libba Cotten

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced today (Wednesday, May 4, 2022) that legendary Carrboro, North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. 

Ms. Cotten will be honored with...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Carrboro Police investigating sexual assault

Carrboro Police

The Carrboro Police Department is investigating a sexual assault that occurred in the 600 Block of Jones Ferry Road at approximately 12:05 AM on Wednesday, May 4, 2022. Investigation revealed that the victim was jogging on Jones Ferry Road near Willow Cre...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Town of Carrboro recognized by NC League of Municipalities

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The Town of Carrboro was among 13 municipalities recognized by the North Carolina League of Municipalities Local Leadership Foundation in its 2022 Annual Awards program. 

Carrboro was recognized with an Honorable Mention for its Town Information C...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Carrboro This Week for May 2, 2022

Carrboro This Week May 2 2022

We’re breaking ground on a new library and cultural center!

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Everyone is invited as our community breaks ground on the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center at 203 S. Greensboro St. 

The groundbreaking ceremony ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 2, 2022

Small Business Week in Carrboro

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Mayor Damon Seils has proclaimed May 2-5 to be Small Business Week in Carrboro. 

Did you know that 96% of businesses in Carrboro are small businesses, and together they employ more than 3,350 workers?  Let's cel...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 30, 2022

COVID Emergency Declaration to expire at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 1

COVID-19

News from Orange County NC Government

The longest-running state of emergency declaration in Orange County history will expire at 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 1. Orange County originally declared a state of emergency due to COVID on March 13, 2020, and extended it...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Weigh in on proposed transit investments for next year!

Transit Plan

Each year, a work group with representatives from Orange County, GoTriangle and the Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization puts together a work program for transit service and infrastructure improvements that will be funded in the ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 27, 2022

Carrboro This Week April 25 2022

Carrboro Day is Sunday,  May 1 

Our annual Carrboro Day event will be returning in person this year!  The event is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. 

Carrboro Day is an annual event...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Take delight in every bike ride!

Bike Month

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Mayor Damon Seils has proclaimed May to be Bike Month in Carrboro. And that’s not all!

  • Wednesday, May 4 is Bike to School Day
  • May 16-22 is Bike to Work Week
  • Friday, May 20 is Bike to Work Day

“I encourage residents to add...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Carrboro launches new website shaped by user input

Website Launch April 22 2022

CARRBORO, N.C. – The Town of Carrboro has officially launched a revamped website www.carrboronc.gov in its continuing commitment to provide exceptional services and enhance transparency, communication and community engagement.

The site r...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro Day Event This Sunday

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Our annual Carrboro Day event will be returning in person this year!  The event is scheduled to occur at Town Commons on Sunday, May 1st from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p. m.

Carrboro Day is an annual event that is traditionally held at Town Commons on the...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Thursday: We’re breaking ground on a new library and cultural center!

Groundbreaking web

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Everyone is invited as we break ground on the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center for Carrboro (also named The 203 Project) at 203 S. Greensboro St. 

The groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thurs...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 18, 2022

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Carrboro Celebrates Earth Day! April 22 from 5-7:30 pm

Join us at the Carrboro Town Commons to celebrate Earth Day 2022! In partnership with The Climate Reality Project's Orange County chapter, the Town of Carrboro will host an Earth Day Celebration on Apr...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Traffic Alert: E. Main Street Closure Tuesday and Wednesday

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- A contractor conducting work on Norfolk Southern Railroad crossing that intersects near the 200 block of E. Main Street in Carrboro will close this portion of the roadway on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 19-20. 

Detours will be se...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at carrboronc.gov/signup

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

Local residents express high satisfaction for town services and quality of life in Carrboro

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Carrboro ranks as a “high performing city” with nearly all (98%) of the residents surveyed rating the Town of Carrboro as excellent or good as a place to live, as a place to raise children (98%), and as a place they f...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 12, 2022

Come enjoy the WCOM Radio Friends & Family Festival April 23

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Not many towns the size of Carrboro can boast their VERY OWN radio station, but we can! To celebrate and support the station, come enjoy the WCOM Friends & Family Festival from 2 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 23, at Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St.

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Town/CBA to Host All-Business Briefing

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town Economic Development Department in partnership with the Carrboro Business Alliance will be hosting an in-person All Business Briefing for all business in Carrboro from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 13, at the Century Center in D...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 11, 2022

Carrboro This Week for April 11

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Come help us find all the lost eggs!

Saturday, April 16 will be the date of not one, but two community egg hunts this year. The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Saturday, April 9 has been moved to&...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 10, 2022

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at carrboronc.gov/signup

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 7, 2022

Town Council Celebrates Native Plants

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At the April 5 Town Council meeting, Council Members resolved to designate April as "Native Plant Month" in Carrboro. The designation recognizes the benefits of native plants to our town's environment and economy. Read the full resolution here h...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

UPDATED: E. Main Street closure to occur on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 19-20

Traffic Alert

UPDATED: A contractor conducting work on the railroad that intersects near the 200 block of E. Main Street in Carrboro will close this portion of the roadway on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 19-20. 

Detours will be set up for local traffic, but com...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 5, 2022

Help Preparing for April Showers

Get ready for April showers REVISED

April showers in Carrboro can sometimes result in more than just May flowers. Wet weather can also bring flooding, streambank erosion and property damage. In Carrboro, Stormwater management is always top of mind. We have an entire Stormwater team dedicate...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 4, 2022

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Nothing but LOVE for our Tar Heels! 

Our fingernails were chewed down to the nubs this past Saturday night when the University of North Carolina Men's Basketball team beat Duke to advance to the NCAA Finals. More than 35,000 people joyfully spille...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Town Council Update

Town Council Live Stream

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

Weekend Traffic Update from OWASA

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Update from the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA)

Work for the East Main Street Sewer Rehabilitation Project is scheduled to restart at 7 a.m. Saturday (April 2) and continue through 4 p.m. Saturday (April 2).

The project is shifting into the restora...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 1, 2022

April is Poetry Month in Carrboro

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There’s a poem in this place—in the footfalls in the hallsin the quiet beat of the seats.It is here, at the curtain of day,where America writes a lyricyou must whisper to say.

Amanda Gorman from “In This Place" (An American Lyric)

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 20, 2022

Celebrate Earth Day in Carrboro

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Earth Day will be celebrated from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 22, at the Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St., with a wide array of food vendors; information tables, displays and demonstrations; and a children’s parade at 6 ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Slow down! New speed table on James Street installed

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Carrboro Public Works has installed a temporary speed table on the 100 block of James Street. 

The speed table, installed on Wednesday, March 30, is the remaining element of the interim traffic calming measures for the Barred Owl Creek Neighborhoo...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 31, 2022

Mayor Seils Signs Monarch Pledge

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On March 29, Mayor Damon Seils joined mayors and leaders from across the United States, Canada, and Mexico in signing the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayor’s Monarch Pledge https://www.nwf.org/mayorsmonarchpledge a step aimed at pro...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 28, 2022

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Open Streets is coming Sunday, April 3! 

We are excited for Open Streets 2022! Please mark your calendars and join us for our in-person event from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. We will close East and West Weaver Street to vehicles and reopen thi...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Town Council Update

Town Council Live Stream

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Open Streets is coming Sunday, April 3

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We are excited for Open Streets 2022! Please mark your calendars and join us for our in-person event from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. We will close East and West Weaver Street to vehicles and reopen this public space for recreation!

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 23, 2022

Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in support of Earth Hour

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Town Council has passed a resolution to recognize Saturday, March 26, 2022 from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. as Earth Hour in Carrboro. 

Every year, at 8:30 p.m. local time on the last Saturday of March, Earth Hour asks people ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 13, 2022

Carrboro participates in Black Restaurant Week

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It was too hard to celebrate all the flavors of African American, African, and Caribbean cuisine in just one week. That's why the Triangle event has now been expanded to a 10-day showcase. From April 22 to May 1, you are invited to discover and enjoy Blac...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

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Local governing boards approve new library and cultural center for Carrboro

Separate votes by the Carrboro Town Council and the Orange County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, gave final approval to a new Orange County Southern Branch Libr...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 21, 2022

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 17, 2022

Local governing boards approve new library and cultural center for Carrboro

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Joint News Release from the Town of Carrboro and Orange County 

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Separate votes by the Carrboro Town Council and the Orange County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, gave final approval to a new Orange County South...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 16, 2022

Mayor Seils Proclaims Transit Driver Appreciation Day

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Mayor Damon Seils has declared Friday, March 18, 2022, Transit Driver Appreciation Day and March 14-18, 2022, as Chapel Hill Transit Operator and Maintenance Team Member Appreciation Week in Carrboro.  

“I encourage all resident...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 14, 2022

"Freight Train Blues" Concert Series returns in-person May 13

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The Town of Carrboro, North Carolina, will present the Music Maker Foundation’s Freight Train Blues series of live concerts every Friday evening between May 13 and June 10 at the Carrboro Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. The series is a collaborati...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 10, 2022

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Countdown to Spring begins!

This year, Spring will arrive on Sunday, March 20, at 11:33 A.M. EDT.  Does this mean we can officially put away our cold-weather clothes?

Stay tuned!

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Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in solidarity with Ukraine

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Town Council Update

Council Live Stream

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 11, 2022

Registration now open for entrepreneur class

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Calling all aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs! The Town of Carrboro is partnering with The Business Accelerator Group (BAG) and the Durham Tech Small Business Center to host some business accelerator programs starting in April.

Get practical, actionab...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 10, 2022

Got Questions about Invasive Plants in Carrboro?

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Got Questions about Invasive Plants in Carrboro? 

Want to learn more about how to control invasive plants in your yard? 

Interested in learning about volunteer opportunities? 

Connect with volunteers from Chapelboro Tree Rescue (ht...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in solidarity with Ukraine

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Town Council passed a resolution on Tuesday, March 8, in solidarity with Ukraine and in opposition to the Russian invasion, assault and atrocities against the Ukrainian peoples. 

The resolution states: "The Town...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 8, 2022

Contractors: Get listed for stormwater-related work

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Are you a contractor who performs stormwater-related work? 

The Town of Carrboro Stormwater Division is requesting applications from qualified contractors who are available to perform stormwater-related work on a residential scale and wish to be l...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 7, 2022

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Carrboro Annual Kite Fly

Celebrate National Kite Flying Month (a couple of weeks early) by flying a kite! This welcome-to-spring event of the Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department provides plenty of fun. Bring a kite and help fill th...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

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The week of March 6-12 is North Carolina’s Severe Weather Preparedness Week. During the week, the National Weather Service https://www.weather.gov/rah/ and its partners will focus on topics to ensure you are ready for the upcoming severe weather season. T...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Town Council has selected Wesley Barker as Carrboro’s New Town Clerk

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Following a comprehensive recruitment effort, the Town Council has selected Wesley Barker as Carrboro’s new town clerk.  

Since sworn into service on March 1, 2022, he has been busy organizing his office at Carrboro Tow...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Town Council Update

Council Live Stream

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Street Resurfacing Underway in Carrboro

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The Town of Carrboro’s biennial street resurfacing project has started and will be underway through April. 

Carrboro residents will be notified at least 48 hours before the resurfacing on their road beings, with notices placed on the win...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 2, 2022

Mask Mandate to be amended Monday, March 7, to No Longer Require Masks in Public Spaces

Mask Mandate to be amended Monday, March 7, to No Longer Require Masks in Public Spaces

3/11/2022 Update: Masks will still be required on public transportation until April 18, 2022. 

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. March 2, 2022 ? Effective Monday, March 7, 2022, Orange County will no longer require masks in public, indoor spaces if key COVID-19 ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 1, 2022

Thanks for joining us for Carrboro Conversations!

Carrboro Conversations with Richard White

Many thanks to the some 80 residents who came out for Carrboro Conversations held Feb. 23-24, 2022! 

Town Manager Richard J. White III welcomed attendees at the virtual drop-in session, as well as the two in-person drop-in sessions at Carrboro Tow...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Carrboro This Week for March 1, 2022

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Carrboro Named One of America's Top 5 Small Arts Towns 

CARRBORO, N.C. –  In a recent special report, 24/7 Tempo named Carrboro one of the country’s Top 5 Small Arts Towns. The town shares the honor with such ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Town Council Update

Council Live Stream

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 28, 2022

Carrboro Named One of America’s Top 5 Small Arts Towns

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CARRBORO, N.C. –  In a recent special report, 24/7 Tempo named Carrboro one of the country’s Top 5 Small Arts Towns. The town shares the honor with such creative outposts as Santa Fe, N.M., and Marfa, Texas. 

To determine the best small a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 25, 2022

Carrboro installs two new EV charging stations

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The Town of Carrboro has installed two new EV Charging Stations!

The stations are located at the parking lot of Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 1120 Hillsborough Road, and at the 604 Rosemary St. gravel public parking lot with entrance from Sunset Drive.&...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

OWASA announces traffic changes in downtown Carrboro this weekend

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News from the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) 

Work for the East Main Street Sewer Rehabilitation Project is scheduled to restart at 8 p.m. Friday (Feb 25) and continue through 6 a.m. Monday (Feb 28).

Work is progressing into the intersect...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Mayor Seils Proclaims National Invasive Species Awareness Week in Carrboro

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Mayor Damon Seils has declared Feb. 28 to March 4 as National Invasive Species Awareness Week in Carrboro.

National Invasive Species Awareness Week is an international event created to raise awareness about invasive species, the threat that they pose, and ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 21, 2022

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Community invited to Carrboro Conversations

Note: A new topic has been added to Carrboro Conversations. The process to advance Carrboro's affordable housing goals calls for researching town-owned property for possible future development. Learn more about t...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Orange County Officials leave Indoor Mask Mandate in place, will monitor situation continually

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Orange County local elected leaders, after meeting with Orange County Health Director Quintana Stewart, have opted to leave the county’s indoor mask mandate in place and to continue to meet and reassess the situation on an ongoing basis.

Key metrics in Ora...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Community Invited to Carrboro Conversations

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Note: A new topic has been added to Carrboro Conversations for the in-person sessions scheduled on Thursday, Feb. 24. The process to advance Carrboro's affordable housing goals calls for researching town-owned property for possible future develop...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 18, 2022

Public Hearing set for Tuesday on Carrboro Connects Comprehensive Plan

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On Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, the Carrboro Town Council will hold a remote public hearing to continue to receive public comment and discuss the Draft Carrboro Connects Comprehensive Plan. The meeting will be held virtually at 7 p.m. 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Our First Year with Black Lives Matters Murals

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CARRBORO, N.C. (Feb. 16, 2022) – One year ago today, this video youtu.be/T6MkHBxPkbY was played at a Carrboro Town Council meeting to dedicate the new Black Lives Matter (BLM) murals. 

In 2020, the Carrboro Town Council directed that the...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 16, 2022

Community Invited to Carrboro Conversations

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Carrboro Conversations kicks off this month with opportunities to meet virtually or in person to chat with Town of Carrboro staff about current issues. 

These are drop-in community sharing sessions with the Town of Carrboro. 

Carrboro Conv...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

El Centro Hispano Opens New ToolBank Program

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CARRBORO, N.C. (Feb. 12, 2022) – On a bright, sunny Saturday morning, El Centro Hispano unveiled its new ToolBank program. 

Many community members and elected leaders were on hand to cheer and celebrate the program’s j...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 21, 2022

Town Council Update

Council Live Stream

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 14, 2022

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Share Some Carrboro Love This Valentine's Day!

Looking for a creative, hyper-local sweet gift for your sweetums? Look no further! As part of the #CarrboroLove campaign, local businesses are making donations to local charities, offering "made ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 15, 2022

BIPOC Elected Officials Present Poem for Black History Month

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BIPOC Elected Officials of Orange County, N.C. Present “Let America Be America Again” for Black History Month 

For Black History Month 2022, the BIPOC elected officials of Orange County, N.C., have released their video presentation of the Langston...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Carrboro This Week Feb. 7, 2022

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Mayor Seils Proclaims Black History Month in Carrboro

Mayor Damon Seils has declared Black History Month in Carrboro this February.

“I encourage all residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 4, 2022

Town Council Update

Council Live Stream

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at carrboronc.gov/signup 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 3, 2022

East Main Street Sewer Rehabilitation Project to Begin

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News from the Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) 

Construction for the East Main Street Sewer Rehabilitation Project is anticipated to begin on the night of Feb. 11, 2022, and be completed by June 2022. That timeline could be extended by wea...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 2, 2022

Town Council Honors Catherine Dorando

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The Carrboro Town Council expressed its gratitude to outgoing Town Clerk Catherine “Cathy” Dorando for more than a decade of service as Town Clerk to the Town of Carrboro. The honoring resolution was presented on Tuesday, Feb. 1, 2022....

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Black History Month Events in Carrboro

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The Town of Carrboro is celebrating Black History Month throughout February.

Since its beginnings as a weeklong recognition by historian Carter G. Woodson in 1926, Black History Month has grown to include opportunities for education, reflection and celebra...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Mayor Seils Proclaims Black History Month in Carrboro

Black History Month

Mayor Damon Seils has declared Black History Month in Carrboro this February.

“I encourage all residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the lives, history, and contributions of Black people dur...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 31, 2022

Town Council Update

Town Council Live Stream

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at townofcarrboro.org/signup  

Civic involvement is a valued tradition in our community.  Reach the Tow...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

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Motorist Safety Tips

Safety is a shared responsibility. Motorists need to be watchful for pedestrians and bicyclists, drive at slower speeds, avoid distraction, and know the laws regarding when pedestrians or bicyclists have the right-of-way.

  • Be prepared to...
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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Winter Weather Update

WINTER STORM WARNING

For the most up-to-date weather information, please visit the National Weather Service - Raleigh at weather.gov/rahwinter 

Friday (Jan. 28) Morning UPDATE -- A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for our area.  

National Weather Service f...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 28, 2022

Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program

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Do you need assistance paying your water bill?

The Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program (LIHWAP) can help!  

LIHWAP is a temporary emergency program that will help eligible households and families a?ord water and wastewater services, provi...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Indoor Recreation Programs and Reservations To Resume January 31st

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Following a brief pause in indoor programming and events, the Town of Carrboro Department of Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources will resume indoor programming and reservations effective January 31.

On January 18, prior to Winter/Spring session cla...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Celebrating Black America: The Lessons of the Hour

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro welcomes the community to join us as we host Celebrating Black America for Black History Month.

On Thursday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m., the town will host local history scholars and community leaders to view Fred Mors...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 23, 2022

Town Council Update

Town Council Special Meeting

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at townofcarrboro.org/signup

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Duke Energy Winter Storm Update

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As Duke Energy's team of meteorologists continue to monitor the next winter storm's development, Duke Energy crews are making preparations to safely handle any winter weather-related service interruptions.

This storm will again feature sn...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 20, 2022

Winter Storm Jasper Updates for Carrboro

WINTER STORM WARNING

For the most up-to-date weather information, please visit the National Weather Service - Raleigh at weather.gov/rahwinter

Friday (Jan. 21) Afternoon UPDATE -- A Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect through 4 a.m. Saturday.  

Forecasters predic...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Carrboro to Switch to .Gov

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Starting on Feb. 1, 2022, the Town of Carrboro website and emails will change their domain to .gov from .org. 

The new domain will be CarrboroNC.gov. The .org website and emails are still operational and will be until further not...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Indoor Recreation Programs and Reservations Suspended Through January 30th

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In response to the increased number of COVID cases related to the Omicron variant, all Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources indoor programs and reservations are being suspended through January 30.

Participants currently signed up fo...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Town Council Update

Town Council

Meeting agendas and updates are issued from the Town Clerk’s Office. To receive these by email or text, sign up for Carrboro Town News at townofcarrboro.org/signup

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Carrboro Mayor Proclaims “National Day of Racial Healing” on Jan. 18

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Mayor Damon Seils has proclaimed Jan. 18, 2022, the Tuesday following Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, as “National Day of Racial Healing” in Carrboro and encourages all residents to share ideas, knowledge, and points of ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Winter Storm IZZY Updates for Carrboro

WINTER STORM WARNING

For the most up-to-date weather information, please visit the National Weather Service - Raleigh at weather.gov/rah 

Sunday (Jan. 16) Morning UPDATE -- Freezing rain and sleet will limit the amount of snow expected to fall in our area Sun...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 14, 2022

Carrboro This Week

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Town of Carrboro offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. 

Monday's yard waste will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 18. 

  • You're invited to join a Town of Carrboro virtual celebratio...
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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

National Mentoring Month in Carrboro

Mentoring Month

The Carrboro Town Council passed a resolution on Tuesday, Jan. 11, recognizing National Mentoring Month in Carrboro and encouraging the recruitment of caring adult mentors throughout the community.

January 2022 marks the 20th anniversary of National Mentor...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Town of Carrboro issues reminders of public health guidance to reduce spread of Omicron

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As a reminder to the community, the Town of Carrboro requires all employees and visitors accessing Town facilities indoors to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status. Social distancing (maintaining a six-foot distance between individuals) is also req...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Carrboro Observes Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

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Town of Carrboro offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Monday's yard waste collection will be picked up on Tuesday, Jan. 18. 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 24, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration set for Jan. 15

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The Town of Carrboro invites the community to a virtual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15.

Register in advance at https://townofcarrboro.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Udd_gurXQher2iYknnQ3sg

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Happy Birthday, Elizabeth Cotten!

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CARRBORO, N.C. – Legendary North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten was celebrated on Wednesday, Jan. 5, by her hometown on her birthday anniversary.  

Around the historical marker in downtown Carrboro to hear...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 5, 2022

Public Health Officials Urging Vaccination and Boosters Against COVID-19 Omicron Variant

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HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. Jan. 5, 2022 ? COVID-19 cases have risen 587% since the end of November in Orange County, with 1,010 new cases reported last week. Orange County health officials urge the public to take steps now to protect themselves and others and to ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 4, 2022

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Libba Cotten Day in Carrboro

Legendary North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten is being feted by her hometown with her very own day on this birthday anniversary.&n...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 3, 2022

Carrboro Celebrates Native Daughter Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten on Her Birthday

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CARRBORO, N.C. – Legendary North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten is being feted by her hometown with her very own day on this birthday anniversary. 

Mayor Damon Seils is officially proclaiming Wednesday, Ja...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Town of Carrboro Holiday Service Changes

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The Town of Carrboro’s administrative offices will be closed Thursday, Dec. 23, Friday, Dec. 24, Monday, Dec. 27, and Friday, Dec. 31, for the holidays. 

Emergency police, fire and rescue services may be reached by calling 9-1-1. 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 17, 2021

Town awards COVID-19 Mitigation Business Grants to small businesses

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Town Council has announced 30 small businesses will be receiving grants from the COVID-19 Mitigation Business Grant program. 

The Town Council voted on Tuesday, Dec. 14, to approve a list of 30 small businesses to re...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 15, 2021

Carrboro Sidewalk Repair Underway

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CARRBORO, N.C. --  About 4,000 square feet of sidewalks around Carrboro are being repaired in a project underway now through the end of January 2022. 

Included in the $75,000 maintenance and repair project are sidewalks, wheelchair ramps,...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 10, 2021

Town Council Update with Swearing-In Ceremony and Resolutions of Appreciation

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 8, 2021

Carrboro Leaf Collection Underway

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Have you noticed leaf piles around town? It’s certainly that time of year. The Town of Carrboro would like to remind everyone that leaves should not be piled into traffic lanes, bike lanes or sidewalks, as they become a dangerous public safety hazard.

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 24, 2021

Back for the Holidays! Carrboro People Photo Album

Carrboro People Photo Album

The Town of Carrboro is bringing back the Carrboro People Photo Album for the holidays! Send photos of yourself or your pod and family (including pets) to be included! 

The 2020 album – posted at https://youtu.be/yw3S7a65nLs  -- debuted i...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 6, 2021

Mayor and Town Council To Take Oaths of Office

Swearing-In Ceremony (1)

The post-election swearing in of the Town of Carrboro Mayor and Council Members will occur at an organizational meeting set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in the Council Chamber of Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510. 

Taking thei...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 3, 2021

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Carrboro To Survey Residents about Town Services 

What do you think of Town services? The Town of Carrboro seeks to find out through a survey being issued to a random sampling of residents. 

Results are used in Town planning efforts to ide...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Thanksgiving Holiday Service Changes

The Town of Carrboro will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26.

Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed. 

Residential Trash will be collected two days prior to you...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Seeking Input on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Funding

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The Town of Carrboro is collecting information on how funds provided from the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) can best address difficulties caused by COVID-19. 

The Town is reaching out to hear your views for the best uses of ARPA funds. An initia...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Carrboro Film Fest Scheduled Nov. 19-21

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, the main festival will run Friday to Sunday, Nov. 19-21 at The ArtsCenter, and includes six feature films and four blocks of short ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Town of Carrboro Establishes Community Safety Task Force

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- In the interest of advancing racial equity in law enforcement and public safety, the Town of Carrboro has established a Community Safety Task Force. 

“We are looking for new approaches to public safety beyond policing,&...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro Film Fest Preparing for Big Return

Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, Carrboro Film Festival will run from Friday Nov. 19 to Sunday, Nov. 21, at The ArtsCenter, and includes si...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 15, 2021

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Celebrating Carrboro’s New Electric Vehicle DC Fast-Charging Station

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- We’re celebrating Carrboro's first new electric vehicle (EV) DC fast-charging station! It’s located at Carrboro Plaza, 104 NC Highway 54, Carrboro, NC 27510. 

Watch our video from the November 12, 2021 ribbon cutting event at htt...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Transgender Day of Remembrance

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Saturday, Nov. 20, is Transgender Day of Remembrance in the Town of Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Lydia Lavelle. 

Mayor Lavelle asks all residents to reflect on the challenges facing the transgender members of our community, a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 11, 2021

Veterans Honored Today

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Mayor Lydia Lavelle has proclaimed Veterans Day on Thursday, Nov. 11, as a day to remember the invaluable contribution of our veterans, and urges all residents of Carrboro to take every opportunity to honor our veterans today. Thank you ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 5, 2021

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Greene Tract Community Open House

Please join us for a Community Open House on the future of the Greene Tract. Two opportunities to participate are scheduled:

  • First meeting: In-Person Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the RENA Community Center located at 1...
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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 3, 2021

Carrboro CD and Record Show

Carrboro CD and Record Show (1)

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 29th Biannual Carrboro CD and Record Show will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7. in the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. in downtown Carrboro. Admission is free. Masks are required during the event.

The event w...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

COVID Business Grant Application Period Now Open

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro Economic Development Department announces the opening of the application period for the much-anticipated COVID-19 Mitigation Business Grants. The grants are provided through additional funding the Town has received f...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 29, 2021

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Election Day is Nov. 2, 2021

Information from the Orange County Board of Elections 

Orange County offers early voting to all registered Orange County voters who wish to vote early, in-person rather than voting absentee by mail or on Election Day.&a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 1, 2021

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 26, 2021

Community Bike Ride Set for Friday, Oct. 29

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro will participate in a community bike ride starting from Carrboro Town Hall (301 W. Main Street) at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29. 

The purpose of the ride – organized by the Carrboro Bike Coalition/Bike...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Greene Tract Community Open House

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Please join us for a Community Open House on the future of the Greene Tract. Two opportunities to participate are scheduled:

  • First meeting: In-Person Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the RENA Community Center located at 101 Edgar Street. (rain date of Su...
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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 25, 2021

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 22, 2021

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Carrboro Film Fest Scheduled for Nov. 19-21

Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, Carrboro Film Fest begins with a special Early Fest Screening of the local documentary We Are Here at the ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 20, 2021

Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Orange County Bring Racial Equity Focus to Human Services Funding Program

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Consistent with their commitment to equity and inclusion, the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and Orange County Government are taking steps together to center racial equity in the Human Services Funding Program. The Human Services Program provides fundi...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

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The United Poetry Service - Poems for the People

Join us Oct. 15-16 for online and outdoor events for our 2021 FestivalThe Carrboro Poetry Council presents the West End Poetry Festival Oct. 15-16, 2021.  The Council is composed of current Carrboro...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 18, 2021

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 7, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Governor Cooper and Congressman Price Visit Carrboro's Community School

Carrboro enjoyed a visit Thursday from NC Governor Roy Cooper and US Representative David Price. Learn more about the announcement https://bit.ly/3aejVpD of new funding for early child...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Town Council Update

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

Indigenous Peoples' Day in Carrboro

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The Town Council of Carrboro recognizes Monday, Oct. 11, as “Indigenous Peoples' Day” in Carrboro.

The Council strongly supports the proposition that Indigenous Peoples' Day shall be an opportunity to celebrate the thr...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

Carrboro Town Council Update

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Nov. 17 Meeting Agenda and Past Meeting Summary 

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News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2022

Grow Zones

GROW ZONE  No Mow Zone Sign

Have you seen our new Grow Zone signs sprouting up around our town properties and parks? The Town of Carrboro is going back to nature with the creation of grow zones. Grow Zones are areas that are designated as NO MOW ZONES where native plantings are enco...

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Grow Zones Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Rain Gardens

Rain Garden Diagram

A rain garden is a depressed area in the landscape that collects rain water from a roof, driveway, or other impervious surface and allows it to soak into the ground.  Rain gardens can be a cost effective and beautiful way to reduce runoff from yo...

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Rain Gardens Public Works News
Posted on: May 1, 2022

Loose Leaf Collection

Loose Leaf Collection

Public Works provides loose leaf collection to residents year-round.  

Loose Leaves may be raked in a pile curbside for collection. No plastic or paper bags are allowed.

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Loose Leaf Collection Schedule & Guidelines Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

2022 Street Resurfacing Project

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The Town of Carrboro maintains 47.04 miles of roadways comprising of 566 street segments or blocks, 41 miles of sidewalks, and 872 curb ramps throughout the community. The 2022 Street Resurfacing Project is intended to keep streets and curb ramps ...

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2022 Street Resurfacing Project Public Works News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Public Works Snow Plow Rodeo

The Carrboro Public Works Department schedules a Snow Plow Rodeo each year to provide training opportunities to employees. Before it's actually snowing, they work on skills and technical abilities with snowplows and other equipment. Meet the Publ...

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News Flash

Posted on: April 18, 2022

Carrboro Day Event This Sunday

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Our annual Carrboro Day event will be returning in person this year!  The event is scheduled to occur at Town Commons on Sunday, May 1st from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p. m.

Carrboro Day is an annual event that is traditionally held at Town Commons on the...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: April 8, 2022

Carrboro Egg Hunts to Occur April 16

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The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt and the Flashlight Egg Hunt are scheduled to occur on Saturday, April 16.

The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 9.  Due to a conflict with the facility, it has been rescheduled...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: March 4, 2022

2022 Jacquelyn Gist Summer Apprenticeship in the Arts

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The Carrboro Arts Committee is offering an award of up to $1,000 to assist emerging young artists in developing their talent through the Jacquelyn Gist Summer Apprenticeship in the Arts program.  A total of up to three (3) apprenticeships are ava...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: January 25, 2022

Celebrating Black People in America: The Lessons of the Hour

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro welcomes the community to join us as we host Celebrating Black People in America for Black History Month.

On Thursday, Feb. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m., the town will host local history scholars and community leaders to view...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: January 26, 2022

Indoor Recreation Programs and Reservations To Resume January 31st

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Following a brief pause in indoor programming and events, the Town of Carrboro Department of Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources will resume indoor programming and reservations effective January 31.

On January 18, prior to Winter/Spring session cla...

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Recreation & Parks News
Posted on: January 18, 2022

Indoor Recreation Programs and Reservations Suspended Through January 30th

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In response to the increased number of COVID cases related to the Omicron variant, all Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources indoor programs and reservations are being suspended through January 30.

Participants currently signed up fo...

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Recreation & Parks News