Bird Count

What I Learned From the Great Backyard Bird Count

Cary, NC –Did you count birds this month?  The Great Backyard Bird Count for 2019 is over, and it has been a wonderful experience for tens of thousands of bird enthusiasts around the world. I thoroughly enjoyed participating by spending six and a half total hours counting birds in four Cary locations during the weekend of February 15-18. Read more

Cary’s First Wegmans Now Under Construction

Cary, NC – Before Wegmans opens in the Fenton development, the Northeast supermarket chain will open its first store in Cary, and one of the first stores in all of North Carolina. Read more

Carolina Hurricanes

Canes Blow Out Kings, 6-1

Cary, NC – It was Justin Williams’ showcase night with the Canes playing the L. A. Kings, the other team Willie won the Stanley Cup with. In fact, he won two Cups with the Kings. Willie has the respect of every player throughout the NHL and the Canes came out dominating the early play getting off four shots in the first four minutes before the Kings got one on Petr Mrazek.

The Kings had a little deja vu going on as they played in Tampa Bay the night before and got behind 2-0, as they did in Tampa Bay, in the first on goals by Dougie Hamilton and Sebastian Aho. Read more

Money Matters

Money Matters: Divorce and Your Finances

Editor’s Note: Briant Sikorski from Stratos Wealth Partners in Cary contributed this article.

Cary, NC – Keeping an eye on your financial health during a divorce is essential. Even the most amicable divorce can have a significant impact on your finances. Knowing the laws that govern the division of assets during a divorce is an important first step in protecting your financial health throughout this difficult period. This article outlines some important topics to consider on how divorce may affect your finances. Read more

Cary Schools

Cary’s Role in Desegregating North Carolina Schools

Cary, NC – The Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education ruling came down in 1954 but it still took many more years for schools across North Carolina to integrate. As part of a presentation on the Page-Walker Arts and History Center, visitors got to learn about Cary’s crucial role in desegregating schools in the state and bringing students of all races together. Read more

Weekend Events: Waverly Snow Day, First Friday and More

Note: Waverly Place’s Snow Day has been rescheduled to Saturday, March 9, 2019 due to weather.

Cary, NC – It’s the start of March in Cary which means it’s Waverly Place’s annual Snow Day event. Also this weekend, you can take part in Park West Village’s First Friday, see SNL-alumnus Brooks Wheelan at Parkside Town Commons and more. Read more

Gardening: Help Local Wildlife with a Pollinator Garden

Cary, NC – Many people take up gardening to add beauty to their home or to find some relaxation. With a pollinator garden, you can have this same components in your life while also helping the environment. Read more

Cary Theater

March 2019 Films at the Cary Theater

Cary, NC – March at the Cary Theater includes more Oscar-nominated and Oscar-winning films, as well as locally produced short plays, musical concerts and more. Read more

Lidl

Cary’s First Lidl Preparing for Construction

Cary, NC – One of Cary’s planned Lidl grocery stores canceled last year following a candid interview by the company’s then-CEO, but construction is gearing up now on the town’s first of the German grocery chain. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary Work Retreat, Downtown Park and More

Cary, NC – This was a very busy week with several meetings in addition to the annual council-staff working retreat.

Monday – Local Government Leaders

Monday I joined council member Robinson and the town manager in a meeting with TJCOG (Triangle J Council of Governments) officials. The purpose of the meeting was to find out how we could help each other. We offered to take more of a leadership role to help communities in need (we have already been doing this in several areas such water and sewer). Read more