Morrisville, NC – Already bolstered by companies open in the town and in Research Triangle Park, Morrisville is getting a new major company as semiconductor manufacturer Marvell Technology Group Ltd. plans to open a new research center. Read more
Cary, NC – Wednesday, March 20 was the official start of Spring for the year. If you are a gardener, you will want to start planting flowers for the season. Here are some tips on what to plant and how to take care of your new flowers. Read more
Durham, NC – The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival is back for its 22nd year! Film aficionados may recall the Full Frame “Roadshow” screened selected documentary films at the Cary Theater on a couple of occasions in 2018.
Current plans call for the Full Frame “Roadshow” to continue with selected screenings at the Cary Theater sometime later in 2019, but for anyone interested in the full assortment of documentary films, now is the time to make plans to visit the upcoming festival in Durham at the beautiful and historic Beaux Arts-style Carolina Theatre, built in 1926. Read more
Cary, NC – This weekend, there’s a huge soccer event with the NWSL champions the North Carolina Courage playing their first home game of the year combined with the first ever Friendship Cup as NCFC takes on a professional Mexican team. Also, take part in the 11th annual Nazim Hikmet Festival, see a whole show of short plays at the Cary Theater and much more. Read more
Cary, NC – Both the Carolina Hurricanes and Pittsburgh Penguins knew the criticality of this particular game as they were separated by just three points in the Playoff race. If the Canes win and that drops to just one point, they lose in regulation and they’re behind by five, which at this point in the season could be too large to overcome. As much as I don’t like three-point games, this one turned into that as the Canes did find a way to win with a 3-2 shootout victory.
Cary, NC – Cary High School has an extensive culinary education program, both for cooking and for restaurant management. This year, five students at Cary High School won first place in a statewide culinary competition and now move on to compete nationwide later this year. Read more
Cary, NC – Cary’s dodgeball tournament returns this weekend with 15 teams competing. Spectators can not only watch the competition unfold but also help raise money for scholarships in town. Read more
Cary, NC – This was a busy week but typical for this time of year.
Monday – Town Advisory Board
Monday I contacted all council members but one to hear their concerns and questions on the upcoming agenda for Thursday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Since the agenda was short there were very few questions.
Monday afternoon I met with key staff members to go over the agenda. Our meeting was short and we believed the council meeting would be short as well. Read more
Cary, NC – On a beautiful nearly Spring day, the atmosphere both outside and inside the PNC Arena was reminiscent of the spring of 2006 when the Caniacs set the standard for tailgating at hockey games outside and earning the then-reputation of the loudest house in the NHL. The Canes were coming off a tough 3-0 loss to the Blue Jackets, the other team that’s in a Wildcard position while the Buffalo Sabres were waiting and resting in Raleigh, and needed these two points to solidify their wildcard position while also watching the scoreboard a little to see if they can inch up to the third spot in the east. Read more
Cary, NC – The latest Cary Town Council meeting saw a vote to approve the master plan for the final phase of Cary’s downtown park, a project more than a decade in the making, as well as Public Hearings on annexations and rezonings around town. Read more