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Posted on: February 29, 2024

Carrboro In Motion rides in this Saturday

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Carrboro In Motion is bringing the party back to Carrboro neighborhoods this Saturday, March 2 at Estes Park Apartments.

Join us!  Meet Town of Carrboro staff and learn about our services, take your kids out to see the fire engine, sign up for a l...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

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 https://www.carrboronc.gov/list.aspx ;

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 28, 2024

National Invasive Species Awareness Week

Carrboro This Week Graphic UNWANTED Plants

CARRBORO, NC -- Mayor Barbara Foushee has proclaimed Feb. 26 to March 3 National invasive Species Awareness Week in Carrboro. Join the Town of Carrboro’s efforts to make our local ecosystems more resilient to the effects of climate change and other biolog...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 23, 2024

Carrboro Police Investigating Attempted Sexual Assault

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CARRBORO, NC -- At 11:28 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22,  the Carrboro Police Department responded to a report of an attempted sexual assault that occurred in the 300 block of E. Main Street in the area between the parking deck and Cat’s Cradle. Investig...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Black History Month 2024 Events in Carrboro, NC

Mary Williams

This weekend, the Town of Carrboro continues its Black History Month programs with a health and wellness fair on Saturday and a concert featuring Mary Williams on Sunday. Our events are free, and families are welcome! 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 21, 2024

Carrboro Fire-Rescue Responds to Structure Fire

Carrboro Fire Rescue

CARRBORO, NC – Shortly after noon Wednesday, Feb. 21, members of the Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department responded to 10 Alston Drive for a reported structure fire. 

There were no injuries reported at the fire.  Fire damaged three outbuilding...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 20, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Traffic Alert: Jones Ferry Road section to be closed Feb. 26 - March 1

Traffic Alert Insta

CARRBORO, NC -- Jones Ferry Road between Old Greensboro Road and Old Fayetteville Road will be closed for roadway repairs scheduled Monday, Feb. 26 to Friday, March 1. 

This is a NC Department of Transportation (NCDOT) project. While a detour will...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 16, 2024

Black History Month 2024 Events in Carrboro, NC

Collective Groove Band

February is full of community events celebrating Black History Month. We've enjoyed great music and lectures over the last few weeks, but there is still so much more to come!

Check out all the community events planned and organized by the Carrboro Recreati...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 16, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 13, 2024

BIPOC Elected Officials of Orange County, N.C. Present Poetry Reading for Black History Month

Black History Month 2024

For Black History Month 2024, the BIPOC elected officials of Orange County, N.C., have released their video presentation of the poetry reading of “Rosa Parks” by Nikki Giovanni. 

WATCH THE VIDEO at https://youtu.be/f2fzoCZ48xk

Giovanni is one of th...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 12, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Join Carrboro in the 2024 Great Backyard Bird Count

2023 Great Backyard Bird Count

CARRBORO, NC -- The Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) is on Feb. 16-19. 

It's a free, fun, and easy event that engages bird watchers of all ages in counting birds to create a real-time snapshot of bird populations. Participants are asked t...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Carr Street renamed Braxton Foushee Street

Carr Street

CARRBORO, NC – Carr Street is being renamed Braxton Foushee Street in honor of a local civil rights leader, a current Planning Board member, and the first Black member of the Carrboro Board of Aldermen (now the Town Council).  

The Counc...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Disparity Study - Virtual Public Input Sessions

Public Input Session - Disparity Study

Carrboro, NC – Public input sessions are set for this March for people doing business with the Town of Carrboro or wanting to do business with the Town. All are invited to provide input on their experiences with the Town of Carrboro.

The input sessions are...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Traffic Alert: Jones Ferry Road Traffic Island Modification

Traffic Alert

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Triangle Grading and Paving will begin modifying several traffic islands located along Jones Ferry Road near NC Hwy 54, starting with surveying on Thursday, Feb. 8 and then continuing with construction on Thursday, Feb. 15. The project i...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 5, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: February 15, 2024

Historical Marker Unveiling Honors Manly McCauley, Victim of 1898 Lynching

McCauley marker unveiling

CARRBORO, NC – The Orange County Community Remembrance Coalition, the Equal Justice Initiative and the Town of Carrboro announce their partnership to commemorate the life and tragic death of Manly McCauley, a Black man who suffered a white mob lynching in...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 31, 2024

Mayor Foushee proclaims BLACK HISTORY MONTH in Carrboro

Black History Month in Carrboro

CARRBORO, NC -- Mayor Barbara Foushee has proclaimed Black History Month in Carrboro this February 2024. 

All residents are encouraged to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the lives, history, and cont...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 30, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

2nd Friday Art Walk returns Feb. 9

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 2nd Friday Art Walk around downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill returns on Friday, Feb. 9.

Rain or shine, Downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill will showcase The Carrboro-Chapel Hill 2nd Friday Art Walk. 

Explore art galleries, artis...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 27, 2024

Fire damages Carrboro apartment complex Berkshire 54

Fire-Rescue Patch

Carrboro, NC – The Carrboro Fire-Rescue Department responded to a structure fire at 12 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26 at the Berkshire 54 apartment complex located at 112 NC 54 Bypass. 

No injuries were reported. The American Red Cross and property manageme...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 29, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Black History Month 2024 Events in Carrboro, NC

Black History Month in Carrboro

The Town of Carrboro is proud to recognize and celebrate Black people and Black history in Carrboro and across the nation during Black History Month. We invite and encourage all Carrboro residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Free Voter ID Event

Voter ID Event

The Orange County Board of Elections is hosting a Free Photo ID event at Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510, on Friday, Feb. 2 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Voters may also use this opportunity to register to vote or update their registration.

To obta...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 26, 2024

Mayor Foushee Proclaims International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holocaust Remembrance Day

CARRBORO, NC -- Mayor Barbara Foushee has proclaimed Saturday, Jan. 27, as International Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the victims of the Holocaust.

"January 27th is the International Holocaust Remembrance Day when we honor the memory of the ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Carrboro Launches Family Financial Assistance Program

Carrboro Family Financial Assistance Program

The Carrboro Family Financial Assistance Program will accept applications beginning on Jan. 16, 2024, for Carrboro families facing financial challenges with food, housing, utilities, transportation and childcare.

The program was approved by the Town Counci...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 18, 2024

2023 Service Award Winners Recognized at UNC Men's Basketball Game

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Chapel Hill, N.C. – The Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro partnered with UNC Athletics to recognize the 2023 Service Award winners on Wednesday, Jan. 17, before the UNC men’s basketball game against Louisville on Roy Williams Court at the Dean E....

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 22, 2024 | Last Modified on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

CARRBORO, N.C. -- 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 https://www.carrboronc.gov/list.aspx ;

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 17, 2024

Suspect Arrested in Christmas Eve Shooting

Carrboro Police

At 3:11 a.m. December 24, 2023, the Carrboro Police Department responded to a shooting at 200 NC 54. Officers located a 19-year-old male who had been shot and was suffering from life threatening injuries. The victim was transported to UNC CH Hospital and ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

The 203 Project Update (including traffic disruptions)

203 Project Update January 2024

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The tower crane will be removed at the construction site of The 203 Project, requiring temporary closures of Roberson Street from west of Maple Avenue to S. Greensboro Street. 

Traffic impacts are as follows: 

  • Wednesday, ...
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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 13, 2024

Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Carrboro

Honoring Dr. King 2024 Event in Carrboro

CARRBORO, NC -- The Town of Carrboro observes the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, Jan. 15.  Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed. Monday's yard waste will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 16. 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 13, 2024

Cold Weather Alert for Community

Cold Weather Alert 2022

The National Weather Service is predicting that an Arctic air mass and sub-freezing temperatures will extend into the Carolinas. There is a 70-80% chance of below normal temperatures for Jan. 16-20. 

A cold front will move into North Carolina Sund...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Community Climate Conversations

Central Pines Regional Council

News Release from Central Pines Regional Council 

Central Pines Regional Council (?formerly Triangle J Council of Governments) invites the public to attend Community Climate Conversations, to be held in four locations throughout the region.&nb...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 12, 2024

Carrboro Event Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.

Dr. Martin Luther King JR (Instagram Post)

Join us for a youth-led event celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The event starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at the Carrboro Century Center, 100 N. Greensboro St. 

Activities include community fellowship and student artwork; a t...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Mayor Foushee Proclaims Day of Racial Healing on Jan. 16th

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CARRBORO, NC -- Mayor Barbara Foushee has proclaimed Jan. 16, the Tuesday following Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, as the National Day of Racial Healing in Carrboro and encourages all residents to share ideas, knowledge, and points of view related to truth,...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2024

CARRBORO, NC -- 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 https://www.carrboronc.gov/list.aspx ;

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 11, 2024

Floraffiti comes to Carrboro and Chapel Hill

Floraffiti IG

Floraffiti, a community engagement and placemaking project, is returning to Carrboro and Chapel Hill this spring. 

The  Floraffiti program will focus on environmental justice (EJ), a movement of environmental concern and activism. The adv...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 10, 2024

2nd Friday Art Walk returns Jan. 12

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 2nd Friday Art Walk around downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill returns this month on Friday, Jan. 12.

Rain or shine, Downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill will showcase The Carrboro-Chapel Hill 2nd Friday Art Walk. 

Explore art gall...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Carrboro recognizes January as Mentoring Month

Mentoring Month IG

CARRBORO, NC – Mayor Barbara Foushee on Tuesday, Jan. 9, proclaimed National Mentoring Month in Carrboro and encourages the recruitment of caring adult mentors throughout the community.

"I am grateful to have experienced the joy and impact of mentorin...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 10, 2024

Severe Weather Update from Town of Carrboro

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CARRBORO, NC -- Severe storms with damaging winds and flash flooding moved through Carrboro and central North Carolina on Tuesday, Jan. 9. The storms delivered high intensity rainfall and gusty winds with the most intense impacts occurring late afternoon ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 9, 2024

Carrboro to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Honoring Dr. King

Town of Carrboro will observe the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Monday, Jan. 15. 

Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed. Monday's yard waste will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 16. 

Be sure to join in the ce...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 8, 2024

Traffic Alert: Temporary E. Carr Street Closure

detour map during e. carr street improvements

E. Carr Street will be closed between S. Greensboro Street and Maple Avenue from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays starting on Wednesday, Jan. 10, and lasting for about three weeks.

The temporary closure will accommodate utility and drainage work associated with c...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 4, 2024

Winter Weather Alert: Cold Weather Resources

Cold Weather Alert 2022

A period of light freezing rain is possible late night on Friday, Jan. 5 through mid morning Saturday, Jan. 6,  mainly across the northern and far western Piedmont. The most likely time period of freezing rain is 2 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, Jan...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: January 3, 2024

Holiday Tree and Wreath Collection

holiday Tree Recycling

Natural holiday trees and wreaths will be collected on residents’ regular yard waste collection day. Find your yard waste collection day at https://www.carrboronc.gov/2581/Find-Your-Collection-Day

Trees and wreaths should be placed curbside with other yard...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 29, 2023

New Year's Holiday Service Schedule

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The Town of Carrboro will observe the New Year’s Holiday on Monday, Jan. 1. Most Town offices, including Town Hall and all non-emergency Town operations, will be closed to the public.

Monday’s yard waste collection will move to Tuesday,...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 21, 2023

“Libba Cotten Day” in Carrboro

Libba Cotten Day News

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

Mayor Barbara Foushee is officially proclaiming F...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 29, 2023

Finance Director Announced

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- After a national search, Interim Town Manager Marie Parker has announced Bret Greene as Finance Director for the Town of Carrboro. 

Greene has worked for 16 years for Highwoods Properties in Raleigh, where he oversees a staff tea...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 29, 2023

Mayor Barbara Foushee Signs Mayors' Monarch Pledge

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Mayor Barbara Foushee has signed the National Wildlife Federation’s Mayors’ Monarch Pledge, a step aimed at protecting the monarch butterfly, a species whose eastern populations have declined by 90% and western populations by 99% since...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 11, 2023

Braxton Dunkin Foushee Day of Service

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CARRBORO, NC -- The Town of Carrboro will recognize Wednesday, Dec. 13, as Braxton Dunkin Foushee Day of Service in Carrboro in his honor and for gratitude for his service to the town.

The focus for the inaugural Braxton Dunkin Foushee Day of Service will ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 7, 2023

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Community Holiday Parade is Saturday

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Come join us for the annual Chapel Hill-Carrboro Community Holiday Parade, kicking off at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. The parade route begins at 140 West Plaza, travels along Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, proceeds to Main Street in Carrboro, and ends at C...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 6, 2023

Carrboro's New Mayor and Council Members sworn into office

Council Portrait Formal 2023

CARRBORO, NC -- In a historic meeting at Town Hall on Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2023, Barbara Foushee was sworn in as the first Black woman mayor. 

Mayor  Barbara Foushee took the oath of office with U.S. Congresswoman Valerie Foushee, and stood b...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 4, 2023

Council Organizational Meeting set for Dec. 5

Post Election Congratulations

CARRBORO, NC -- 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. 5, in the Council Chamber of Carrboro Town Hall, 301 W. Main St., Carrboro, NC 27510.&...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 2, 2023

Pee Wee Homes breaks ground on affordable housing in Carrboro

Pee Wee Homes Groundbreaking

CARRBORO, NC -- Community gathered on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2023, for the groundbreaking of tiny homes– Pee Wee Homes -- on a small parcel of land at 106 Hill Street, across from Henry Baldwin Park.

The nonprofit Pee Wee Homes https://peeweehomes.org...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Stay connected with Town of Carrboro

Council Meeting web

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 digest offers ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: December 1, 2023

Town Council Update

Swearing-In Ceremony

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 30, 2023

Carrboro accepting applications for outside agency funding

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The Town of Carrboro, along with the Town of Chapel Hill and Orange County, is rolling out changes to the human services funding process for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. 

These changes aim to improve the experience for nonprofit organizations seeking fu...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 29, 2023

Find Free Public 2-Hour Parking in Carrboro

Parking in Carrboro Postcard

It’s easy to find free two-hour public parking in Carrboro, where you can access convenient parking at 10 public lots all over town.  

Please remember that Carr Mill Mall is for mall customers and is not a public parking lot. Leaving the mall prem...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Resolution Calling for an Immediate De-escalation and Cease-fire in Israel and Gaza

Resolution by Town Council

CARRBORO, NC -- At its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Carrboro Town Council passed a Resolution Calling for an Immediate De-escalation and Cease-fire in Israel and Gaza. 

The resolution states the following: 

RESOLUTION CALLING FOR AN IM...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Carrboro receives high score in the 2023 Municipal Equality Index

Town Hall Rainbow Flags

CARRBORO, NC -- The Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce a score of 95 in the 2023 Municipal Equality Index (MEI). 

The MEI is a nationwide evaluation of 506 cities on how inclusive cities’ laws, policies, and services are of lesbian, gay, bise...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Leave the Leaves

Leave Your Leaves Yard Sign 2023

Did you know that leaves are natural fertilizers and help protect wildlife? Nature’s bounty provides an opportunity to put fallen leaves to good use.

The Town of Carrboro is partnering with the New Hope Audubon Society, Town of Chapel Hill, and Keep Durham...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Leaf Collection Information

Loose Leaves Infographic

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 h...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 14, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 9, 2023

Carrboro Film Fest Celebrates Southern Cinema

Carrboro Film Festival

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Film Fest marks its 18th year this Nov. 17-19 with screenings of 2023’s films at The ArtsCenter, 400 Roberson St.

55 films. 9 screenings. 3 days. 1 venue.  Festival passes and tickets for individual screenings on sal...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 6, 2023

2nd Friday Art Walk is on for Nov. 10

2nd_Friday_ArtWalk

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 2nd Friday Art Walk around downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill returns this month  on Friday, Nov. 10.

The second Friday of every month through November, rain or shine, Downtown Carrboro and Chapel Hill will showcase The Carrbo...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 31, 2023

Avoid Collisions with Deer

Deer Sign

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: October 25, 2023

Carrboro Town Council Honors Braxton Foushee

Braxton Foushee

CARRBORO, N.C. -- In a resolution presented on Oct. 24, 2023, the Carrboro Town Council has designated Dec. 13, 2023, and every Dec. 13 thereafter, as Braxton Dunkin Foushee Day of Service in Carrboro.

Even as a young man, Braxton Foushee worked to advocat...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 24, 2023

West End Poetry Festival Recap and Community Poem

Poets laureate

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The West End Poetry Festival Poetry once again illustrated the power of poetry as a uniting force, expressing common human experiences – a vital force for connection in difficult times. 

Carrboro’s festival venues saw high partic...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 23, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 18, 2023

Council approves Creekside Alignment for Bolin Creek Greenway

Bolin Creek Greenway

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Town Council approved the creekside alignment for the Bolin Creek Greenway and reaffirmed its support for the continued pursuit of greenway development throughout the community at its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 17.

The Council ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 16, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 9, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 4, 2023

Carrboro to feature 18th Annual West End Poetry Festival: Community

West End Poetry Festival Logo 2023

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The 18th Annual West End Poetry Festival returns, Oct. 19-21, 2023. All events are free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 19 - Luna (307 E. Main St. Carrboro, NC 27510)

5:45-8:00 p.m.  Carrboro Poets Council Feature and Op...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: October 2, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 25, 2023

Racial Equity Index for Orange County Now Available

Racial Equity Dashboard

CARRBORO, NC  — A dashboard showing at-a-glance views of racial equity within Orange County is now available. 

The dashboard will be used by the four jurisdictions in Orange County in their work to move the community toward incr...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Carrboro In Motion rides in this Friday

Carrboro In Motion Sept 2023

Carrboro In Motion is bringing the party back to Carrboro neighborhoods this Friday, Sept. 22 at Estes Park Apartments. 

Come out to meet your neighbors! There will be a fire engine from Carrboro Fire-Rescue and a Chapel Hill Transit bus. Town of ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 18, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Carrboro Music Festival to feature 100 shows on Sunday, Oct. 1

Carrboro Music Festival 2023

CARRBORO, NC -- On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2023, the Carrboro Music Festival will host 100 acts all over Carrboro, all for free. 

One of the largest free music festivals in North Carolina, the festival marks its 26th year. Established in 1998, the festiva...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 12, 2023

Carrboro recognized for communications excellence

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The Town of Carrboro was recognized nationally this month by the City-County Communications & Marketing Association (3CMA) in its Savvy Awards competition. 

The Savvy Awards recognize outstanding local government achievements in communications...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Bolin Creek pedestrian bridge now reopen with temporary support structure

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- Carrboro Public Works has completed the temporary support timber cribbing system for the bicycle and pedestrian bridge that was damaged by a fallen tree during an August storm. The bridge crosses Bolin Creek off Homestead Road near Chape...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 11, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 1, 2023

Carrboro begins town manager recruitment process

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CARRBORO, NC – The Town Council has authorized commencement of the recruitment process for a new town manager.

The Carrboro Town Council held a closed session on Thursday, Aug. 31, to discuss the recruitment process to fill the upcoming town manager vacanc...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 30, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: September 6, 2023

Carrboro In Motion rides in this Saturday

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Carrboro In Motion is bringing the party back to Carrboro neighborhoods this Saturday, Sept. 9 at Estes Park Apartments.

Come Zumba with us, sign up to get a library card, watch a dance performance, enjoy games and free sno-cones from Pelican's. 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 29, 2023

Carrboro Prepares for Hurricane Idalia

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1:20 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 29 Update -- The Town of Carrboro public works and public safety teams are preparing for Hurricane Idalia by checking culverts, ditch lines and equipment.  Personnel are prepared to respond to possible effects of the storm...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 18, 2023

Carrboro to unveil new Truth Plaque

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The public is invited to the official unveiling of the Town of Carrboro Truth Plaque for the Strayhorn House at 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 1. 

The plaque will be placed in front of the house at 109 Jones Ferry Road. Nearby parking is a...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 13, 2023

Mayor's Message to the Community about Bolin Creek Greenway Survey

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Dear Neighbors:

Today I write with excitement about the promise of completing Carrboro’s network of greenways, and with an invitation to participate in a community survey at https://www.carrboronc.gov/2869/Bolin-Creek-Greenway-Engagement-Survey 

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 11, 2023

203 Project August 2023 Community Update

203 Project Update Aug 2023

CARRBORO, N.C. --  A fairly large concrete pour is anticipated on Monday, Aug. 14, beginning around 9 a.m.  at the construction site of The 203 Project. This will be approximately 10 concrete trucks making coordinated deliveries over abo...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: August 3, 2023

Town Manager announces departure

Richard J. White III

CARRBORO, N.C. – Town Manager Richard J. White III has announced he will be leaving the Town of Carrboro to assume a position as Deputy City Manager with the City of Salisbury, N.C. starting on Nov. 6, 2023. 

The Town Council has expressed its gra...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 15, 2023

203 Project July 2023 Community Update

203 Project July Update

CARRBORO, N.C. -- 203 Project July 2023 Community Update - The next concrete pour and interior construction to begin soon.

 An early morning concrete pour is scheduled for next week.  We will provide an update when the date of the concret...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: July 11, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 28, 2023

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 23, 2023

Which way for the greenway? Come take the survey about the Bolin Creek Greenway!

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro invites participation in an engagement process for the Bolin Creek Greenway to receive input on alignment options for segments of the greenway identified as Phases 3 and 4.

Learn more at our project webpage, take the ...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 22, 2023

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 16, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2022

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: June 9, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2022

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2022

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 22, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2022

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 18, 2023

Carrboro receives Excellence in Communications Awards

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The Town of Carrboro was among 25 North Carolina jurisdictions to earn recognition in the North Carolina City & County Communicators (NC3C) 2023 Excellence in Communications Awards. Carrboro won two first place awards in Citizen Participation and Most...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 16, 2023

For Healthier Soil, Healthier Food...Compost!

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Last week was International Compost Awareness Week (May 7 – 13, 2023)! This year’s theme “For Healthier Soil, Healthier Food...Compost!” focuses on how compost can have a role in helping feed the world by making our soil healthier, and producing healthier...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 15, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2022

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 12, 2023

Carrboro announces Green Neighborhoods Grant Program

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CARRBORO, NC -- As part of its Community Climate Action Plan (CCAP) implementation, the Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce the Green Neighborhoods Grant Program that offers grants for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance ecosystem r...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 9, 2023

Town Council Update

Carrboro Town Council 2022

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 4, 2023

Carrboro to partner with Building Integrated Communities (BIC)

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CARRBORO, NC – To improve communication and leadership of immigrant and refugee residents, the Town of Carrboro this spring is beginning a partnership with the Building Integrated Communities (BIC) initiative at the Institute for the Study of th...

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: May 1, 2023

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 25, 2023

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 11, 2023

Town Council Update

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Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: April 3, 2023

Town Council Update

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- 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 https://www.carrboronc.gov/SIGNUP

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 27, 2023

Town Council Update

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- 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 https://www.carrboronc.gov/SIGNUP

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Town Council Update

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CARRBORO, N.C. -- 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 https://www.carrboronc.gov/SIGNUP

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: March 6, 2023

Town Council Update

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Carrboro Town News
Posted on: November 30, 2022

Carrboro receives perfect score in the 2022 Municipal Equality Index

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The Town of Carrboro is excited to announce a score of 100 in the 2022 Municipal Equality Index (MEI)

Since 2014, the Town has been rated by the Human Rights Campaign in their annual report of the MEI. The index examines how inclusive m...

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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 feel welcome (96%), a...

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