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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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Posted on: November 19, 2021

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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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Posted on: November 12, 2021

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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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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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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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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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Posted on: October 15, 2021

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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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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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Posted on: October 1, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Local community organizations are excited to announce the completion of a new mural honoring Black civic leaders from Carrboro and Chapel Hill. 

Painted by artist Kiara Sanders, the African American Trailblazers mural celebrates twelve people who ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Carrboro Celebrates Minority Enterprise Development Week

“Minority Enterprise Development Week” is recognized Sept. 19-25 in the Town of Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Lydia Lavelle. 

“I encourage all residents to honor the achievements of minori...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Carrboro NEWS - NOTICIAS

Carrboro Postcard Sept 2021 web

Greetings from Our New Town Manager

Hello! After serving the past couple weeks as Carrboro Town Manager, I’d like to introduce myself. I am grateful and excited to join with the Town Council, town staff, and you to achieve extraordinary outcomes in our com...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

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Enjoy the Summer! 

While Carrboro This Week takes a short break, we will still be issuing news and information from the Town of Carrboro. Please consider updating your subscription to include updates from Carrboro Town News. It's easy to update yo...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

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Enjoy the Summer! 

While Carrboro This Week takes a short break, we will still be issuing news and information from the Town of Carrboro. Please consider updating your subscription to include updates from Carrboro Town News. It's easy to update yo...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

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Carrboro This Week June 17

Commemorating the End of Slavery, Juneteenth Observed in Carrboro

The Town of Carrboro will celebrate Juneteenth as a holiday on Friday, June 18. Household trash will not be collected on Friday. Residents who normally receive waste collection services on F...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

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Carrboro This Week June 11 2021

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten 

Catch the final Freight Train Blues concert tonight (Friday, June 11)! We celebrate such amazing talent! If you have missed any of the previous concerts, sit back and relax as ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Around Carrboro Pop-Ups Coming Up!

Did someone say pop-up?! Swing by Carrboro Connects Pop-Up booths taking place Thursday, June 10 through Saturday, June 12, 2021, to share input on our Town's very first Comprehensive Plan!

Join your neighbors to talk abou...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

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Carrboro This Week May 28 2021

Memorial Day Holiday

Town of Carrboro government offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

The Orange County Veterans Memorial will host a special ceremony on Memorial Day at the Veterans Memorial Site on Homestead...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

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Carrboro This Week May 21

 

Free and Convenient Local Vaccine Options

We're posting everywhere to let the community know about free and convenient options for the COVID-19 vaccine! Help us spread the word! 

Pop-up clinics are being held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Congratulations to the UNC-Chapel Hill Class of 2021 from the Carrboro Town Council!

While the past months have been full of challenges, you have proven that focus, hard work, and dedication can get you to your goal. Thank you for being a wonderful part of...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

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Carrboro This Week May 7 2021

Happy Mother's Day

We see you. We honor you. We cherish you. We love you. Happy Mother’s Day!  

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Carrboro Celebrates Bike Month

This May, the Town of Carrboro is celebrating Bike Month!

“I urge all Carrboro residents to...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Carrboro Day is Sunday, May 2

The annual Carrboro Day Event is scheduled for Sunday, May 2nd, 2021.  This year’s event will be presented in a virtual format with activities presented via YouTube and Zoom.  Content will also be s...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

Town of Carrboro and Music Maker Announce Freight Train Blues 2021!

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Town of Carrboro, the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority, WUNC, Music Maker Relief Foundation, Soul Bag, and Artarie will present a livestream version of the annu...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Affordable Housing Coming to Cobb Street in Carrboro

Friday, April 16, was BRIGHT DAY for new affordable housing in Carrboro! Thanks to Carrboro Town Council (left to right) Members Damon Seils, Susan Romaine, Barbara Foushee (Mayor Pro Tem) and Randee Hav...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Everyone 16 and older in North Carolina is now eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

Walk-in clinic for COVID-19 vaccine (Johnson & Johnson) will be held on Saturday, April 10, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at TARHEEL TOWN PHARMACY; 370 E Main Stre...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

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Carrboro This Week

Town Holiday Service Changes

Town of Carrboro government offices will be closed in observance of the town holiday on Friday, April 2. Residents who normally receive solid waste collection on Friday will be serviced on Monday, April 5. Orange County Solid W...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

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Carrboro This Week March 26

School is Open for In-Person Learning

Watch your speed in school zones! It's great to see safety guards like Roy Lungsford again, pictured earlier this week on Hillsborough Road. 

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools’ return of stud...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week March 19 2021

Carrboro Town Council Approves The ArtsCenter Development

The Town Council has approved a conditional use permit application for The ArtsCenter’s new two-story building plan at 315 Jones Ferry Road. 

The $5.5 million building will replace...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Connects

Get Connected!

Participate in the Carrboro Connects Community Workshop to listen, learn and share input into Carrboro’s first comprehensive plan.

  • Attend the Community Workshop on Thursday, March 18 from 7 to 9 p.m. via Zoom.
  • RSVP to obtain the login informat...
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Posted on: March 5, 2021

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Carrboro This Week March 6

Frontline Essential Workers Now Eligible for Vaccination

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. announced that additional frontline essential workers in Group 3 will be eligible for vac...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Feb 26

Family Fun Sunday Series with JeGhetto

Join in for this free online zoom program scheduled from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28.Tarish Pipkins a.k.a. Jeghetto has fine-tuned his skills by doing street performances with his puppets. He has worked with Pap...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Feb 19

Blue Skies Ahead! 

Most days this past week were cold, raining and dreary -- but we did have blue skies on Tuesday, Feb. 16, as seen here from McDougle Middle School Track. Blue skies are ahead, and the first day of spring is March 20!  

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Feb 12

For the Love of Carrboro

CARRBORO, N.C. -- The Carrboro Business Alliance and the Carrboro Tourism Development Authority (CTDA) encourage all local residents to show and share their #CarrboroLove this Valentine’s Day in commemoration of For the L...

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Posted on: February 5, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Feb. 5, 2021

Carrboro Celebrates Black History Month

Carrboro is proud to recognize and honor the history of Black people in Carrboro and throughout the nation, and to remember and celebrate them during Black History Month.

Black History Month grew out of the establishm...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Carrboro This Week

Town of Carrboro to Commemorate George Henry White as part of Black History Month

CARRBORO, NC – The Town of Carrboro will be hosting a virtual program to commemorate the 120th anniversary of George Henry White’s historic farewell addre...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Carrboro This Week

First in Line to apply to a town advisory board.

Apply at http://townofcarrboro.org/228/Advisory-Boards-Commissions

Yes, we're having a little fun with the Bernie Sanders meme from Inauguration Day. Seriously, we hope you might consider applying an...

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Posted on: January 13, 2021

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 Carrboro This Week Jan 15

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Town of Carrboro administrative offices will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. 

Residents who normally receive yard waste collection on Monday will be serviced on Tuesday. 

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Jan 8

Local Governments to Consider New Protections for LGBTQ People in Orange County, NC  

Local governments in Orange County, North Carolina, will consider adopting new safeguards against LGBTQ discrimination this January, following the expiration of ...

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