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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
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Town of Carrboro Holiday Tree Lighting December 13th, 2019

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Join us for the Town of Carrboro Holiday Tree Lighting on December 13th, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the front of Carrboro Town Hall!Choral groups from Carrboro Elementary School, McDougal School and Frank Porter Graham School will perform holiday songs, followed ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

HAPPENING NOW: Stratford Dr.Back Open - Google Fiber Starts Construction in the Town of Carrboro

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HAPPENING NOW 12/5/19: Stratford Dr. has been closed between Tramore Dr. and Autumn Dr. A gas line was hit while directional underground boring was taking place to place conduit under the ground for fiber optics. Carrboro Police, Carrboro Fire and Dominio...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Town of Carrboro Recertified as SILVER LEVEL Bicycle Friendly Community

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The Town of Carrboro has been recertified as a SILVER LEVEL Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists! Carrboro is one of only 102 communities throughout the United States to reach this level. Together with input from the community, ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Town of Carrboro Community Climate Action Plan Survey

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Beginning Monday, November 25th, consultants working for the Town of Carrboro will begin conducting a telephone survey to gather feedback to help implement the Community Climate Action Plan. Consultants will call approximately 400 Carrboro residents over ...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Carrboro Scores High in 2019 Municipal Equality Index

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The Town of Carrboro is happy to announce another successful review of the Town’s efforts in promoting LGBTQ inclusion. Since 2014, the Town has been rated by the Human Rights Commission in their annual report of the Municipal Equality Index (ME...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to Stormwater Rate Structure

A 20% increase is proposed, changing the Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU) fee (from $75/year to $90/year). A new residential tier ($180/year) for residential properties with greater than 6000 square feet of impervious surface is also proposed. 

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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Board of Aldermen Approves Name Change

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The Carrboro Board of Aldermen approved the reading of a resolution on November 19, 2019 to change the governing body name to Carrboro Town Council. The Board of Aldermen held a public hearing on the matter at the November 12, 2019 board meeting. The name...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: November 11, 2019

Carrboro Names New Fire Chief

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After a nationwide search, the Town of Carrboro is pleased to announce the hiring of David (Dave) Schmidt as new Carrboro’s Fire Chief.

The announcement comes after a thorough and competitive national search that produced more than 70 applicants....

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Carrboro Elementary Student Designs Carrboro Fire and Rescue’s Safety Logo

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August Bubel has been a big fan of firefighters since his very first experience with them in Santa Barbra, California, where he and his family witnessed local firefighters’ efforts battling and containing wildfires.

August and his family moved to...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

North Carolina Paves the Way in Advancing Racial Equity in the South

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Town of Carrboro staff recently attended the first session of North Carolina Government Alliance on Race and Equity (GARE) Cohort in Charlotte. The racial equity assembly is the first to be held in the south -- Carrboro staff had an opportunity to learn a...

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Carrboro Townwide News
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Fall Recreation Program Registration Announcement

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The Carrboro Recreation & Parks Department's Fall Brochure is now available! 

The brochure covers registration for our programs with start dates from September through December, including our popular Youth Basketball Leagues.  Fall is...

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2019 Fall Program Brochure (PDF) Carrboro Townwide News