Things to Do in the Garden this Spring

Story by Julie Roland, adapted from her Route 64 Journal and used with permission. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Who is ready for Spring? It won’t be long now. The trees around my house have leaf buds and some are even beginning to bloom. Here’s my list of Things to Do in the Garden this spring. Read more

Weekend: Art in Cary

Image by J.J. Raia. Lindsey Chester edits the Cary Citizen Calendar of Events .

Cary, NC – It’s so hard to choose among all the events on the Calendar. This week, we’ll focus on a few art exhibits around town. All are free. Read more

Business: Top 5 Twitter Tricks

Story by Hal Goodtree. Twitter bird by Leandro Agro.

Morrisville, NC – This morning, I had the pleasure of addressing Coffee & Connections at the Morrisville Chamber. My topic was Top 5 Twitter Tricks. Read more

Education: Cary Schools Guide

Cary Guides are edited by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Did you ever look for something on the web and wish you could find all the choices on one page? Cary Guides is your answer. Our newest guide lists all the schools in Cary – preschool, K-12, public, private and religious – all on one page. Read more

Cary Veteran Awarded French Legion of Honor

Story from staff reports. Photo of Col. Shook by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – “Dear Mr. Shook,” the letter begins, “I am pleased to inform you that by decree of President Sarkozy, you have been appointed a “Chevalier” of the Legion of Honor.” Read more

7 Ways to Go Green in Cary with Spruce

Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Buksy.

Cary, NC – Did you know the Town of Cary pays an average of $32 per ton in disposal fees to send trash to the landfill, and currently gets paid $18 per ton for all the items we recycle?  Cary recycles more than any other municipality in all of North Carolina. Each year more Cary trash gets recycled -it just makes sound fiscal sense.

Tune up your green lifestyle with 7 Spruce events this Spring. Read more

Events: Contra Dance This Saturday

Story from staff reports. Photos by Patrick Smyth.

What happens when symphony musicians put down their violins, then pick them up again and call them fiddles?

Come and see on Saturday evening, February 25 when the Raleigh Civic Symphony Association (RCSA) sponsors a contra dance to benefit the Orchestras of NC State University. Read more

Inside the Eye: Capital Punishment

Story by Bob Fennel. Photos for CaryCitizen by Suzie Wolf.

Cary-lina, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes played an outstanding game in every aspect blanking the Washington Capitals 5-0 behind Justin Peter’s first NHL shutout.   Eric Staal led the offense with 2 goals and an assist while the entire team, and fans, were energized from the opening drop of the puck to the final horn. Read more

Money Matters: Estate Planning Checklist for Everyone

Cary, NC – Guest article by attorney Jackie Bedard of Carolina Family Estate Planning. Photo by Michal Hrabovec.

I hear the same excuses over and over….

  • I don’t have an “estate.”
  • I have more debt than assets.
  • The only thing I have is my home.

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Harold’s Blog: Trip to the Nation’s Capitol

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through February 19, 2012. Photo by Wally Gobetz.

Cary, NC – This week consisted mostly of my trip to Washington. Read more