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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Don't Forget to Fill Out Your 2020 Census!

Census 2020

Much of the funding that comes from the Census helps the most vulnerable among us. It provides health care, education, food and nutrition programs, housing and child care for families. Don’t forget to fill out your census! Everyone counts! Learn...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Carrboro United Local Food Hub

Carrboro United

Pick up fresh produce, quality meats, and prepared meals three times a week in the heart of Carrboro. Feed your family while putting money back into the local economy. Learn more here.

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Deadline Approaches For Small Business & Non-Profit Emergency Loan/Grant Fund

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Purpose of the fund is to assist Carrboro based businesses and non-profits that serve Carrboro with short term payroll during the State/Town declared COVID 19 Emergency in order to maintain employees.  The fund is intended to assist small local b...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Mayor Lavelle Joins County In Issuing "Stay at Home" Proclamation

Mayor Lydia Lavelle

The county wide “stay at home” declaration issued today represents around-the-clock efforts by county and town leaders to once again address the coronavirus emergency together with one voice. We felt this coordination was absolutely ne...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Final Public Notice

FINAL PUBLIC NOTICE

Town of Carrboro has applied for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Public Assistance (PA) Program funding through North Carolina Emergency Management (NCEM) as a sub- recipient.

Under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Carrboro Town Council Approves Small Business & Non-Profit Emergency Loan/Grant Fund

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Purpose of the fund is to assist Carrboro based businesses and non-profits that serve Carrboro with short term payroll during the State/Town declared COVID 19 Emergency in order to maintain employees.  The fund is intended to assist small local b...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Town of Carrboro Working to Add Bike Lanes on E. Main Street

Potential Bike Lane map

The Town of Carrboro is working with NCDOT Division 7 to consider changes to the pavement markings to add bicycle lanes on E Main St from E Weaver/Roberson St to Merritt Mill Rd as part of a resurfacing project scheduled to occur this summer. Due to the r...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

The Carrboro Farmers' Market is OPEN!

Carrboro Farmers Market

We have implemented extra protocols and precautions to keep our vendors, customers, and staff safe, including: spacing vendors 20’ apart to promote social distancing, setting up hand-sanitizing and hand-washing opportunities around the Market, h...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Town Buildings Close to Public - Town Services Continue

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In an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19 the Town of Carrboro  is closing all town buildings starting March 20th at 5PM until further notice. Even though the town buildings are closed it’s important to note that town services will ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Google Fiber Halts Construction in Carrboro

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Google Fiber announced today that they will be pausing construction in Carrboro for a minimum of two weeks. Google Fiber will continue to do maintenance and repair as needed. It is important to note that this work will not risk any utility services such a...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Mayor Lavelle Issues Latest Proclamation In Response to COVID-19

Mayor Lydia Lavelle

This past week has been the most challenging for our town in decades. Since issuing an Emergency Proclamation in Carrboro last Friday, the number of COVID-19 cases in our state has continued to rise, with our first cases now appearing in Orange County. Th...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Orange County Identifies First Cases of COVID-19

Coronavirus

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. March 20, 2020 – Orange County, North Carolina persons have tested
positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The tests, conducted by the North Carolina StateLaboratory of Public Health, are positive. The people are doing w...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

North Carolina to Close all Restaurants and Bars for Dine in, Takeout and Delivery Still Allowed

Coronavirus

Effective Tuesday, March 17, 2020 a new executive order closes restaurants and bars for dine-in customers but allows them to continue takeout and delivery orders. Governor Roy Cooper and the members of the Coronavirus Task Force announced the executive or...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Update on Town of Carrboro Recreation Program Cancelations and Park Closures

Coronavirus

The following is an update from the Carrboro Recreation, Parks, & Cultural Resources Department.

Due to the current public health situation related to coronavirus/COVID-19, and recommendations provided by various agencies, all department programs, even...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools Take Proactive Approach To Coronovirus

Coronavirus

In recent weeks, Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools have been monitoring COVID-19 (Coronavirus), and have been in contact with our county and state authorities. CHCS realizes this is a difficult time, and may cause significant unpredictable hardships, and the d...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Mayor Lavelle Issues Town of Carrboro State of Emergency Proclamation

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In coordination with jurisdictional partners in Orange County, Mayor Lavelle has issued a proclamation declaring a state of emergency in the Town of Carrboro. Mayor Lavelle said, in issuing the proclamation, “These are unprecedented times. Under...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Town of Carrboro Cancellations Due to Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Town of Carrboro council meetings, and advisory board and commission meetings are canceled for the month of March. Continue reading to see a list of canceled upcoming events as a result to the Coronavirus. For more information about the virus visit our in...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Town of Carrboro Coronavirus (COVID-19) Informational Webpage

Coronavirus

Want to learn more about the coronavirus called COVID-19? The Town of Carrboro has a coronavirus webpage dedicated to keep you up to date on the latest as well as give guidance on how to prepare and stay healthy. Visit page here.

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

COVID-19 Mitigation Guidance from North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS)

Coronavirus

On Monday, March 9, 2020, NC DHHS confirmed 5 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Wake County, increasing the statewide total to 7. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) is taking proactive steps to protect the heal...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

CANCELED: Census 2020 Launch Party Monday March 16, 2020

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Carrboro residents will soon see a postcard from the U.S. Census Bureau in their mailbox. The Town of Carrboro, Orange County, and a variety of community organizations are working together to ensure that all residents are counted in the 2020 Census. To he...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

Coronavirus

What are coronaviruses? 

Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that can cause illness in animals and humans. Some coronaviruses commonly circulate in the United States and usually cause upper respiratory symptoms such as cough or run...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: March 8, 2020

The Carrboro Courier March 2020: Your Response Matters in the 2020 Census

The Carrboro Courier

Click here for the latest edition of The Carrboro Courier!

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Carrboro Deputy Fire Chief Selected to 2020 Fire Service Executive Development Institute

Ray Enoch

Chantilly, Va. – The International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC) today announced the participants accepted into the eighth year of the prestigious Fire Service Executive Development Institute (FSEDI).

FSEDI is a yearlong leadership-developmen...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

Be Counted! Everything You Need to Know About the 2020 Census in Carrboro

Everyone Counts in Orange County

Much of the funding that comes from the Census helps the most vulnerable among us. It provides health care, education, food and nutrition programs, housing and child care for families.

The 2020 Census counts every person living in the United States and fiv...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: January 10, 2020

Google Fiber to Start Back Construction Next Week

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After re-evaluating construction Plans Google Fiber is set to start back construction in Carrboro the week of January 13, 2020. The Town of Carrboro and Google Fiber are excited to move forward with this process that will provide faster, fairer, kinder, i...

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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