For years, Cary has been integrating more technology into its daily activities to analyze data and improve efficiency. Now that Cary is one of five finalists nationwide for a grant, town officials and local technology partners looked at how these plans for an inter-connected “smart city” can be refined and achieved.
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The first Cary Town Council meeting of the Summer was a long one, with Public Hearings on the budget and several annexations, possible changes to the Planning and Zoning Board and a vote on the Kildaire Farm and Penny Road gas station.
Gather Goods Co. is back in Downtown Cary, with a focus not only on giving local entrepreneurs a workspace and holding classes, but creating a sustainable working environment for all involved.
With its proximity to I-40, the airport and Research Triangle Park, traffic in Morrisville can be thick, which puts a constraint on everyone surrounding the town. But state and federal funds are coming to the area to improve both highways and local roads, with major changes coming over the next 10 years.
Cary’s grocery store landscape was going to change once again as German chain Lidl planned to open a store on NC-55. But now, the company is changing its plans and is canceling projects across the United States, including Cary.
While gasoline prices are higher than they were in previous Summers – almost 60 cents more than 2017 – prices in the region have begun to drop as demand is dropping leading into July instead of growing.
Questions about affordable housing and how much people pay for their homes is a growing concern both nationwide and in Cary. But a new study shows Cary is in a better position than many towns, with the lowest percentage of severely cost-burdened houses in the country.
Every town has its own hometown story and in its first event, the Cary Theater’s “Beyond: the Film Festival” will screen short films about these stories from across Cary, the United States and the world.
Professionals in Downtown Cary have a new place for breakfast on the way to work as the owners of Pizzeria Faulisi open a bagel shop, complete with a unique baking method.
Cary’s history goes back hundreds of years and the town owns buildings and property from the early 20th and 19th Centuries that still stand. During May, local residents were asked to give their thoughts on what should be done with these pieces of Cary’s history.