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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

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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

Carrboro This Week

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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Posted on: December 18, 2020

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Carrboro This Week Dec. 18 2020

Winter Holidays Service Schedules 

In observance of winter holidays, Town of Carrboro offices will be closed for services Dec. 23-25, 2020, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2021.

Carrboro Public Works will collect residential trash routes as follows: 

  • W...
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Posted on: December 5, 2020

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Black Lives Matter Mural Installation Begins in Carrboro

Artist Tyrone Small and a student artist team has begun work this week on a Black Lives Matter mural on the side of the CommunityWorx building facing West Main at the intersection of Jones Ferry Road...

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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week Nov 25 2020

We wish you all a very happy and healthy Thanksgiving!

In observance of the holiday, Town of Carrboro offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 26-27. We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

North Carolina Tightens Existing Mask Requirements and E...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

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203 Project Carrboro This Week

Meet the Designers Event  

The public is invited to meet the designers for the 203 Project, a public center-library planned for 203 S. Greensboro St.

The building will house the Orange County Southern Branch Library; Town of Carrboro Recreation, Pa...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week Nov 13 2020

Carrboro Connects: Creating Community Together!

The Town of Carrboro is launching our first comprehensive plan, Carrboro Connects: Creating Community Together!

Through Carrboro Connects we will be exploring our community’s needs and priorities sur...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Carrboro This Week

 Carrboro This Week Nov 6, 2020

Carrboro People Photo Album

In time for Thanksgiving, the Town of Carrboro is creating a Carrboro People Photo Album. 

If you would like to be included, take a photo of yourself, your pod, or your family pets to be included, and feel free to add yo...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week Oct 30

Happy Halloween!

We hope you're enjoying the fun activities brought by the Town of Carrboro Recreation, Parks & Cultural Resources. For more guidance on celebrating Halloween safely during a pandemic, please check out this information provided by the O...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week Oct 23

Residents Celebrate Barred Owl Creek Neighborhood 

There’s a new neighborhood in Carrboro! Named Barred Owl Creek, it is a series of subdivisions formerly designated Plantation Acres until a unanimous vote on Oct. 13 by the Town Council ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

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Carrboro This Week Oct 16

New Mural of Elizabeth Cotten Coming Soon

A new mural will celebrate legendary blues musician and local hero Elizabeth Cotten.

Located on the Carrboro-Chapel Hill line at 111 N. Merritt Mill Road, the mural is part of a statewide project to honor famous Nor...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Carrboro This Week

Carrboro This Week

West End Poetry Festival To Be Held Virtually 

Carrboro’s West End Poetry Festival, on the theme Poetry for a Change, will take place Oct. 16-17.  

As always, there will be readings by nationally known and locally famous poets, a workshop,...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Carrboro This Week: Oct. 2, 2020

Carrboro This Week

Orange County Moves into Reopening Plan

Orange County will align with Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order taking North Carolina into Phase 3 of the state’s reopening plan, effective at 5 p.m. Oct. 2. The order allows bars, movie theaters and outdoor venues, ...

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