There is a lot of history in Cary and the best way to learn about it is just by talking to those who know it best. So, this is the beginning of a new series for CaryCitizen titled “History for Breakfast” where we sit down with historians from around town to talk about Cary.
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Entries by Michael Papich
Cary’s newspaper for more than 50 years, The Cary News, is stopping printing as its parent newspaper transitions many of its local papers to an online publication.
With Spring comes new, fresh produce into our markets and onto our plates. And to go with this, the Town of Cary has begun selling compost bins to encourage sustainable disposal of plant waste.
Health insurance has been in headlines for months now but little gets discussed about dental insurance. This weekend, one Cary dentist is working to provide free dental services to people who may not be able to get them otherwise.
We sort our recycling every week but do you think about recycling your coffee grounds? Cary High School is starting a program to reuse coffee grounds to help grow plants and they are getting help from a store that makes a lot of coffee each morning.
Downtown Cary has gone through a lot of changes, some of which just in the past five years. But one constant has been Ashworth Drugs, now commemorating 60 years of service.
Breweries have taken off quickly in North Carolina and the Triangle in particular. And new legislation proposed by the General Assembly would change the way these craft breweries can distribute their product, in a way those in the Cary area support.
Easter is often a colorful time of the year, with bright decorations and Spring flowers in full bloom. And in Downtown Cary, there is some extra color as a seasonal chalk mural is up to match the holiday.
At the end of March, Jeff Ulma officially retired as Cary’s Planning Director after more than 20 years in the position. We got a chance to talk to him about the work he did in Cary over the past decades, how the town has changed and what he is looking forward to in retirement.
The Cary Town Council took a look at three items at its latest meeting, with each one taking on lengthy discussion involving councilmembers, town staff and the public in the audience.