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Posted on: February 17, 2019

Loose-Leaf Collection Ends March 1, 2019

Leaf Collection

Public Works will not be collecting loose leaves after March 1, 2019.  Collection is expected to start back in the fall.

Please follow these simple guidelines for the loose leaf collection service:

  • Leaves must be free of all debris (leaves only)

  • Lea...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Carrboro Announces New Poet Laureate

Fred Joiner

The Carrboro Arts Committee has unanimously selected Fred Joiner as Carrboro’s new Poet Laureate. Fred Joiner is a poet and curator based in Chapel Hill, NC. His work has appeared in Callaloo, Gargoyle, and Fledgling Rag, among other publication...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Mayors’ Statement Against ICE Raids

During the past week, more than 230 people have been arrested across North Carolina during surprise raids by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Most of these arrests were targeted at counties where our sheriffs have ended the practice of &ldqu...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

UPDATE ON SEWER CONSTRUCTION IN THE ROGERS ROAD AREA

Rogers rd update Feb

The contractor for the Historic Rogers Road Area sewer installation began work in September 2017. We estimate that the work will be complete in spring 2019, but weather and other conditions may affect the contractor’s progress. The sewer that ha...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Our Roots Run Deep: Robert “Bob” Drakeford, Carrboro’s First and Only African-American Mayor

Robert Drakeford

Robert “Bob” Drakeford made history as Carrboro’s first and only African-American mayor, elected in 1977. Long-time residents remember him as the young activist mayor who was elected as part of the progressive Carrboro Coalit...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Mayor Lavelle Proclaims February Black History Month In Carrboro

Black History Proclamation 2019

Mayor Lavelle proclaimed February Black History Month in Carrboro at the February 5, 2019 Board of Aldermen Meeting. Carrboro is proud to recognize and honor the history and contributions of African-Americans in Carrboro and throughout the nation. We woul...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Our Roots Run Deep: Reflecting on Vickers v. Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Board of Education

Stanley Vickers- PC Alicia Stemper

What does it mean to be the first? Neil Armstrong, Rosa
Parks, Charles Lindbergh, Barack Obama, and Amelia Earhart are names thatspring to mind at the mention of the phrase “the first”...certainly few would
associate it with a 12-y...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

Update: The 203 Project

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Development on Carrboro’s 203 Project is continuing, with the planning phase well underway. This joint venture between the Town of Carrboro and Orange County will be the future home of the Orange County Southern Branch Public Library, Carrboro&a...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Winter-Spring Recreation Program Registration Announcement

2019WinterSpringBrochure

The Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department's 2019 Winter-Spring Brochure is now available! 

The brochure covers registration for our programs with start dates from January through early May, including our spring athletic leagues and 2019 Summe...

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2019 Winter-Spring Brochure (PDF) Carrboro Townwide News

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Posted on: September 29, 2015

Introduction of Planning, Zoning, and Inspections' News Flash listserv

Welcome to the Town of Carrboro Planning Department's News Flash listserv. Information regarding development, land use, and other topics relevant to planning in Carrboro will be distributed through this listserv. Announcements will include but not be limi...Read on...

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Posted on: December 13, 2018

Winter-Spring Recreation Program Registration Announcement

2019WinterSpringBrochure

The Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department's 2019 Winter-Spring Brochure is now available! 

The brochure covers registration for our programs with start dates from January through early May, including our spring athletic leagues and 2019 Summe...

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2019 Winter-Spring Brochure (PDF) Recreation & Parks News

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