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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Community School Celebrates 50 Years

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 HAPPY 50TH! Mayor Lydia Lavelle proclaims Saturday, Sept. 26, as Community School for People Under Six Day in the Town of Carrboro. 

 “We join the faculty, staff and many volunteers who support the Community School for People Un...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Saturday

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There will be a COVID-19 testing event noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26. There will be a testing event every fourth Saturday of the month at this same location. 

Where: St. Thomas More Catholic Church

940 Carmichael Street

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Ask Your Neighbors: Have you completed the census?

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Census takers are visiting households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. They're making their final push before collection efforts end on Sept. 30. 

Orange County ranks second among North Carolina counties in response rates, ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Diaper Need Awareness Week

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Mayor Lydia Lavelle has proclaimed Sept. 21-27 “Diaper Need Awareness Week” in the Town of Carrboro.

“I encourage residents of Carrboro to donate generously to diaper banks and diaper drives, maybe even host your own diaper dr...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

Voter Registration Day in Carrboro

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Today is Voter Registration Day in the Town of Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Lydia Lavelle.

“I ask all citizens in Carrboro to make your voting plan,” Mayor Lavelle said. “This means making certain you are properly register...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

Fire Strikes Apartment Building

Fire-Rescue Patch

On Monday, September 21, 2020, at 10:46 a.m., members of the Carrboro Fire Rescue Department responded to the 500 Block of Jones Ferry Rd for a report of an apartment fire.

Responding fire crews arrived within two minutes and found a three story apartment ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 21, 2020

2020 Orange County Transit Plan Public Meeting

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News Release from Orange County 

Work on the updated 2020 Orange County Transit Plan is underway. As part of the public input process, the first meeting will be held remotely on October 1, 2020 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm.  To view more infor...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Final Public Notice

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Carrboro Town Council Update

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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 Town News at www.townofcarrboro.org/signup

The Town Council encourages your civic participation for a more i...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 17, 2020

Community Food Distribution Sept. 24

Community Food Distribution 9-24-2020

A Community Food Distribution event is scheduled for 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, at Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Road.

Anyone in need is welcome. The distribution is first come, first served. It is free of charge, and there are no eligibili...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

Are you making a plan to vote?

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Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 3. North Carolina allows any voter to request a ballot by mail. You can also vote in person during early voting and on Election Day.

Elections in our area are managed by the Orange County Board of Elections  

The deadl...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Carrboro Prepares for Potential Impacts from Tropical Storm Sally

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While we watch for potential local impacts from Tropical Storm Sally, the Town of Carrboro’s Public Works team is making sure that culverts and storm drains are clear of debris to reduce flooding.

Are You Prepared?

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 16, 2020

Carrboro Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

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Carrboro celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)! Receiving the proclamation from Mayor Lydia Lavelle and the Town Council at their meeting on Tuesday, Sept 15, with “thanks for our welcoming community” was Elizar Posa...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 15, 2020

Public Meetings: The 203 Project

203 Project

The Town of Carrboro invites the public to learn more about renewed plans for the 203 Project, a public center planned for 203 S. Greensboro St.

The estimated $25 million project will house the Orange County Southern Branch Library; Town of Carrboro Recrea...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Minority Enterprise Development Week in Carrboro

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Mayor Lydia Lavelle has proclaimed Sept. 13-19 as Minority Enterprise Development (MED) Week in the Town of Carrboro.  

Carrboro has more than 60 BIPoC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) owned businesses making up about 15% of the Town&r...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 12, 2020

Protect yourself. Get a flu shot.

Get Your Flu Shot

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, reducing the spread of respiratory illnesses, like flu, this fall and winter is more important than ever. 

Manufacturers have begun distributing flu vaccine and will continue to distribute vaccine throughout the s...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Won’t You Be a Neighborhood Liaison?

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The Town of Carrboro is looking for residents who would like to share and exchange information between the Town and residents in their neighborhoods.

Register to be a Neighborhood Liaison at https://www.townofcarrboro.org/FormCenter/Town-Managers-Office-20...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Take the Survey: Identify values for a more resilient community

Community Values Survey

Orange County’s Long-Term Recovery Group is creating a plan for recovery from COVID-19 to help strengthen our community for all people. Your input is needed to identify the values that will help shape the County’s path forward. Please ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Recap of Sept. 8 Council Meeting

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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, Sept. 8, to consider an agenda with the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at https://bit.ly/3bQdf0J

Budget Amendment The Council approved a budget amendment. The Fire Department has be...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

Important COVID-19 Parks and Facilities Status Update

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Based on the Governor’s guidance and recommendations provided by various agencies, all Town of Carrboro parks remain open, but indoor facilities remain closed at this time.

A list of which areas have been open and which are re-opening September 1...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Town of Carrboro Seeks to Diversify Advisory Boards

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Share Your Perspective on an Advisory Board 

The Carrboro Town Council is making it a priority to put Black/African-American voices on all advisory boards and commissions that address aspects of Carrboro’s quality of life.

On Sept. 1, 202...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing on Wednesdays

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Free COVID-19 testing is available to the community. Anyone is welcome, and registration is on site. 

Testing will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday at the R7 Parking Lot, 725 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Orange County, North Carolina Takes Another Step Forward in Reopening

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News Release from Orange County Health Department

Following the state’s lead, Orange County will move into Governor Roy Cooper’s Phase 2.5 of the statewide reopening plan at 5 p.m. today, Sept. 4, with a few exceptions.

Orange County has...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Recap of Sept. 1 Council Meeting

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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, Sept. 1, to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at https://bit.ly/32U4HC7

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing: Monday

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The Orange County Health Department, in conjunction with STARMED Healthcare, is offering free COVID-19 testing to the community. 

This testing event will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 7, at Whitted Human Services Center, Hillsborough, NC ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Make Safe Choices This Labor Day Weekend

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News Release from Orange County Health Department 

The Orange County Health Department urges everyone to enjoy the long weekend while making safe choices. 

“Nothing about the past six months has been normal or like anything we&am...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

Carrboro Courier: Black Lives Matter Special Issue

The Carrboro Courier

A Message from Carrboro Town Hall

From Town Manager David Andrews and Race and Equity Officer Anita Jones-McNair 

With Labor Day marking the unofficial end of summer, it’s timely to look back at the season spent in Carrboro. As in parts o...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 31, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing: Tuesday

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The Orange County Health Department, in conjunction with STARMED Healthcare, is offering free COVID-19 testing to the community. 

This event will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Newman Catholic Center, 218 Pittsboro St., Chapel Hill,...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Child Care Hotline Available

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With school now underway, many working parents are facing the added stress of finding a safe place for their children during the day that can also support their remote learning. The good news is that there is ample licensed child care available across the...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

COVID-19 Clusters Reported at UNC-Chapel Hill

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News Release from Orange County Public Health Department 

The Orange County Health Department is notifying the community of clusters of COVID-19 cases on the UNC-Chapel Hill campus and University-affiliated off-campus properties. A &l...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing: Thursday & Friday

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The Orange County Health Department is offering free COVID-19 testing to the community.

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Ask Your Neighbors: Have you completed the census?

How to Identify a Census Taker (English)

Census takers are in Orange County visiting households that have not yet responded to the 2020 Census. The Census Bureau will cease data collection efforts on Sept. 30, a month earlier than the original extended deadline.

Orange County ranks second among N...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

COVID-19 Cases Increase in Orange County; Safer at Home Restrictions Remain

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Community Message From Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle: 

“The health and safety of our community continues be paramount during this pandemic. Everyone should be following the Phase Two restrictions regarding gatherings, and wearing their ma...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Council Meeting Summary

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Council Meeting August 18 Summary 

The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, Aug. 18, to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at https://bit.ly/34kKwQa

Council meeting summaries are is...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 18, 2020

Need help with rent, eviction or housing?

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The Orange County Housing Helpline is available for residents to find emergency housing and assistance for security deposits, utility deposits and rent.

Call 919-245-2655 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday to Friday or email housinghelp@orangecountync.gov

Th...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Welcome to Carrboro. Be a Good Neighbor.

Downtown Carrboro

Carrboro welcomes new and returning residents arriving for UNC-Chapel Hill’s fall semester. The Town of Carrboro reminds newcomers that you share this community with neighbors.

Welcome to Carrboro. Be a good neighbor. Due to the coronavirus pande...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 12, 2020

COVID-19 Economic Impact Assessment Survey

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Orange County has partnered with nearly 150 community stakeholders and the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Hillsborough to begin planning for a post-COVID 19 recovery. One of the most important aspects of this planning work is determining how the count...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Carrboro Seeks Youth Advisory Board Members

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The Town of Carrboro is seeking applicants to the Youth Advisory Board (YAB). This is an opportunity for residents between the ages of 14 and 18 years old to become active in the community by participating in local government.

Apply by Sept. 1 at https://w...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Carrboro Firefighters Respond to Multiple Homes Struck by Lightning

Fire-Rescue Patch

On Wednesday, July 29, at 4:48 p.m., members of the Carrboro Fire Rescue Department responded to the 100 Block of Lantern Way for a report of a house struck by lightning. Based on initial reports of a structure fire, additional fire crews were dispatched ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 9, 2020

Did You Feel It? Earthquake in Sparta, NC

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If you felt something this morning, it may have been tremors from an earthquake.

At 8:07 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 9, a 5.1 magnitude earthquake struck North Carolina with the epicenter in Sparta, NC – near the Virginia border. Tremors could be felt in t...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Fall Recreation Programs Update

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Fall Athletic League UpdateDue to the ongoing public health situation related to COVID-19 and the restrictions limiting the number of participants we are able to accommodate at any given time, all Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources 2020 ...

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RecConnect Registration Website Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Community Food Distribution Aug. 27

Carrboro Food Distribution 8-27-2020

A Community Food Distribution event is scheduled for 9:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, at Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Road.

Anyone in need is welcome. The distribution is first come, first served. It is free of charge, and there are no eligibilit...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Town of Carrboro Approves Twelve Local Businesses for Emergency Funds

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The Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce that twelve local businesses have been approved for funds from the Emergency Loan and Grant Fund, created to assist Carrboro-based businesses and non-profits that serve Carrbo...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Carrboro Prepares for Potential Impacts from Hurricane Isaias

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While we watch for potential local impacts from Hurricane Isaias, the Town of Carrboro’s Public Works and Stormwater Management teams are making sure that culverts and storm drains are clear of debris to reduce flooding.

Are You Prepared?

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Orange County announces #MaskUpOCNC Campaign

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Orange County is excited to announce the #MaskUpOCNC public health campaign.

The artist-designed poster series and corresponding social media campaign will encourage residents to “mask up” in compliance with state and county mandates.

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

The Carrboro Courier

The Carrboro Courier

Together with our partners, the Town of Carrboro is responding to community needs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more in this special issue of The Carrboro Courier. 

Distributing Free Masks to All 

North Carolina has mandated the use ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Americans with Disabilities Act Day in Carrboro

Mayor Lydia Lavelle

Mayor Lydia Lavelle has proclaimed Sunday, July 26, 2020, as “Americans with Disabilities Act Day” in the Town of Carrboro.

“I encourage all residents to celebrate the positive changes brought about by the ADA, to reaffirm our...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 17, 2020

COVID-19 Testing in Carrboro

COVID-19 Testing in Orange County/Carrboro (English)

A COVID-19 testing event will be held from 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, at Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Road.

The Orange County Health Department is working with StarMed to host the drive through testing. The event targets populations in the sou...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Community Food Distribution Thursday

Community Food Distribution 7-23-2020 Flyer

A Community Food Distribution event is scheduled for 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 23, at Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Road.

Anyone in need is welcome. The distribution is first come, first served. It is free of charge, and there are no eligibi...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Council Meeting Summary

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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, July 14, to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at https://bit.ly/2CB9iPZ

Council meeting summaries are issued from the Town Manager’s Offi...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Orange County issues new standards for food-service establishments

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With COVID-19 cases rising in Orange County, the county amended its emergency declaration to provide new standards for the onsite consumption of food and beverages at restaurants, private clubs and other food-service establishments.“Cases in Ora...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Community Reading of Frederick Douglass on July 4th

Frederick Douglass July 4th Flyer

Mayor Lydia Lavelle will host a virtual gathering of community members for the 7th annual community reading of Frederick Douglass’ essay, "The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro." Join us for this Carrboro tradition at 12 noon...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Housing Discrimination: Know Your Rights Webinar

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The free webinar “Housing Discrimination: Know Your Rights” will be held from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, July 15. 

Register in English: www.orangecountync.gov/FairHousingWebinar 

or Spanish: www.orangecountync.gov/Viv...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

23rd Annual Carrboro Music Festival Update

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The Town of Carrboro would like to provide an update on the 23rd Annual Carrboro Music Festival, scheduled to be held on Sunday, October 4th, 2020.

Due to the uncertainty resulting from COVID-19 and the challenges that it creates with regards to the advanc...

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Carrboro Music Festival Website Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Carrboro relaxes rules temporarily to assist local businesses

Downtown Carrboro

Under an emergency proclamation signed by Mayor Lydia Lavelle on Friday, June 26, 2020, the Town of Carrboro is relaxing rules temporarily to give businesses more flexibility in the use of private lands and the opportunity for increased use of and access ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Carrboro reaches out to minority businesses with roundtables

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The Town of Carrboro recognizes that in order to better serve our minority businesses, we need to learn about their needs and provide support.

We invite our minority business owners and/or leaders to share with the Town through two Minority Busine...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Council Meeting June 23 Summary

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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, June 23, to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at https://bit.ly/2A6rgsR

Council meeting summaries are issued from the Town Manager’s Offi...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Carrboro Shows Its Small Town Pride

Small Town Pride

There may not be rainbow floats in the streets, but Pride is still happening in Carrboro, N.C.

You’re invited to take a trip down memory lane and sample the Pride vibe that took place in Carrboro in 2019 through the film Small Town Pride ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Bicycling Basics

Bike Basics Flyer

Are you new to bicycle riding? Join us for the "Bicycling Basics" webinar set for 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, July 9.

This webinar class will go over laws, best practices, safety checks and other things one needs to know for a safer ride.

Certified Cycl...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Temporary Bikeway Closure during Roundabout Construction

Estes Drive/Greensboro Street intersection

To protect pedestrians and cyclists during roundabout construction, the Frances Shetley Bikeway that leads from the Greensboro Street/Estes Drive intersection to Shelton Street will be closing from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays June 22-29.

The sewer line reloc...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Inequality, Policing and Injustice Panel Discussion this Thursday

Hearing Impacted Voices program

A moderated panel discussion on inequality, policing and injustice will be held online at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, June 25.

Registration is required for the free event, which is sponsored by the Orange County Local Reentry Council in partnership with the towns...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Community Food Distribution this Thursday

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A Community Food Distribution event is scheduled for 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, June 25, at Carrboro High School, 201 Rock Haven Road.

Anyone in need is welcome. The distribution is first come, first served. It is free of charge, and there are no eligibi...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Council Meeting June 16 Summary

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The Carrboro Town Council met virtually Tuesday, June 16, and continued its meeting on Thursday, June 18, to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at https://bit.ly/3egMDGN

Council meeting summaries a...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Immigrant Heritage Month in Carrboro

Immigrant Heritage Month 2020

Mayor Lydia Lavelle proclaimed June as Immigrant Heritage Month 2020 in Carrboro at the Town Council’s meeting of Thursday, June 18.

This was also the day that the Supreme Court blocked the attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (D...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Town of Carrboro Juneteenth Program Now Available

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We are pleased to announce a program honoring Juneteenth is now available.  Current and former African American elected officials of Orange County have come together to share a Resolution in Recognition of 400 Years of the African American Story....

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Carrboro to Offer Free Virtual Showing of Flight of the Butterflies

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Mayor Lydia Lavelle has proclaimed June 22-28 as “Pollinator Week,” encouraging all Carrboro residents to reflect upon the vital role that pollinators play in sustaining our natural environment and join in the efforts to create pollina...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Community Reading of Frederick Douglass on July 4th

Frederick Douglass July 4th Flyer

Mayor Lydia Lavelle will host a virtual gathering of community members for the 7th annual community reading of Frederick Douglass’ essay, "The Meaning of the Fourth of July for the Negro." Join us for this Carrboro tradition at 12 noon...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Mask distribution underway in Carrboro

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Orange County has mandated the use of face coverings in indoor or outdoor situations where people cannot maintain a 6-foot physical distance from others. By covering your face when you are out in public, you help reduce the risk of infecting those around ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Town of Carrboro Announces Economic Development Director

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The Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce Jon Hartman-Brown as our new Economic Development Director.

Jon Hartman-Brown comes to the Town of Carrboro from the City of Elizabethton in East Tennessee. During his tenure there, he worked to recruit new retai...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Orange County Extends Emergency Declaration, Mandates Face Coverings

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HILLSBOROUGH ― Orange County has extended its COVID-19-related state of emergency through Aug. 31 and has mandated the use of face coverings in many situations.

The face covering requirement, which goes into effect at 5 p.m. Friday, June 12, applies to:

  • All...
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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

June 2 Council Meeting Summary

Carrboro Town Council Meeting June 2, 2020

The Carrboro Town Council met virtually on Tuesday, June 2, to consider an agenda that includes the following highlights. View the complete agenda and video at bit.ly/2AEKOob

Council meeting summaries are issued from the Town Manager’s Office. To...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Gun Violence Awareness Day & Wear Orange Weekend

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Join us to observe Gun Violence Awareness Day (June 5) and Wear Orange Weekend (June 5-7) in Carrboro to show your support for efforts to prevent the tragic effects of gun violence.

This is when Americans across the country mourn victims, speak the truth a...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Carrboro announces second round recipients of Emergency Loan and Grant Fund

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The Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce that 10 small businesses and non-profits will receive a total of $187,500 from a second round of funding to ease the economic impact of COVID-19.

“Now more than ever, local businesses need our support,&...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Mayor Lavelle signs onto pledge to fight racism following death of George Floyd

Mayor Lydia Lavelle

Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle and more than 70 other North Carolina mayors have issued a joint statement, condemning the actions of Minneapolis police officers in the killing of George Floyd.

 “As mayors of cities in North Carolina, we ha...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Town of Carrboro Virtual Recreation and Distance Learning Opportunities

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Town of Carrboro Virtual Recreation and Distance Learning Opportunities

The Town of Carrboro Department of Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources has created a webpage for virtual programming and distance learning opportunities. The purpose of the pag...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

UPDATE: Google Fiber Construction in Carrboro

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In December 2019, Google Fiber started construction in the Town of Carrboro. Throughout this process, residents can expect to see Google Fiber crews in various permitted areas. The town is closely monitoring and communicating with Google Fiber and will pr...

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Carrboro Townwide News