The latest Cary Town Council meeting finally saw a vote on the long-tabled North Harrison Avenue hotel project, as well as several other Public Hearings, a pinning ceremony for Cary’s newest fire chief and the announcement of the 2018 Hometown Spirit Award winner.
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As water storage tanks age, new tanks need to come in so repairs and replacements can happen. Two new Cary water storage tanks are set to come into service in the coming months, with the Kilmayne Water Tank ready by the end of November.
For nearly 50 years, the Cary Community Choir has maintained a tradition of performing Handel’s famous “Messiah” close to Christmas. But this year’s show is particularly important because after 21 years with the choir, this will be David Mellnik’s last show as director and conductor.
Duluth Trading Co. started back in 1989 selling durable outdoor wear. But with fewer than 50 stores nationwide since then, Cary gets to be one of those select locations, with their store opening later this week as the only location in the Triangle.
The Hive is the first staffed indoor recreation facility in West Cary, with a unique name and open floor plan designed for flexibility in its programming, whether that’s fitness, STEM or art classes.
Since the 1990s, Applause! Cary Youth Theater has been the gateway into theater for hundreds of local students. Now in its 20th season, the program is reflecting on its past while also bringing in alumni to participate in productions from Applause’s history.
The “White Christmas Sing-a-Long” in December has been a tradition at the Cary Theater for several years now. But due to the film rights being used by chain movie theaters, the event will not occur this year and the Cary Theater is planning for new interactive screenings they hope will become new Cary traditions.
In the yearly economic evaluation of Cary, the town and the state are doing much better than many parts of the country but the types of jobs with growth are getting narrower and popping up in fewer counties.
After gasoline prices got up to some of their highest points in years during the Summer, prices are now on the decline with all signs showing they will continue to fall through the end of 2018.
There are many factors that go into picking where you live: cost of housing, incomes, crime, poverty. A new study combines these factors and found Cary is among the best when it comes to livable cities and towns and the best on the East Coast or in the South.