Don’s Blog: May 24, 2012 Council Meeting

From the blog of Don Frantz, District 2 Cary Town Council Member. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Thursday evening’s council meeting included a number of discussion items to include land development ordinance amendments, a rezoning near Wake Med on Kildaire Farm Road, the Panther Creek ninth grade center request from WCPSS, a report from staff on the proposed Technology Task Force, and chickens – not necessarily in that order. Read more

Harold’s Blog: May 27, 2012

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week was another active week that included events, work sessions, and a council meeting. Read more

Lori Bush: Stand Up and Volunteer

From the blog of Lori Bush, At-Large member of Cary Town Council.

Cary, NC – Have you ever sat there and said,

  • Why don’t they put a park by my house?
  • Wonder what they’re building over there…
  • I wish we would have bigger recycling bins…
  • I want a walkable Town…
  • Why don’t we have a YouTube channel?
  • I wish Cary would….

If so, then your town needs YOU! Read more

Harold’s Blog: Traffic Light Errors and the 2013 Budget

Cary, NC – It was another busy week in the office of the Mayor. Read more

Lori Bush: What Makes Austin So Great?

From the blog of Lori Bush, At-Large member of Cary Town Council.

Cary, NC – This last week I spent 3 days traveling with 4 other Cary Town Councilmembers, our Town manager, Town of Cary staff, folks from the Cary Chamber of Commerce and local business leaders to Austin, TX. This Intercity visit was a first for me, and an opportunity to learn, connect and spend some time getting to know other folks who are passionate about our great town. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Cary Chamber Intercity Visit to Austin

Story by Harold Weinbrecht. Photos by Lori Bush.

Cary, NC – This was a busy week dominated by the Cary Chamber intercity visit to Austin, Texas. Read more

Election Day: Vote on Tuesday May 8

Cary, NC – Tuesday, May 8, 2012 is Primary Election Day in Cary. You can vote for President of the United States, a variety of State offices and on a constitutional amendent called the Defense of Marriage Act. Read more

Letters: Paul Stam on Amendment One

Publisher’s Note: We received this Letter to the Editor from Representative Paul Stam in response to an opinion piece by Lori Bush.  Rep. Stam serves the 37th legislative district in Wake County and is majority leader of the N.C. House of Representatives. Read more

Opinion: Let’s Vote on May 8

From the blog of Lori Bush, At-Large member of Cary Town Council.

Cary, NC – As an elected official, it probably makes sense that I am passionate about democracy and public service.  (Otherwise, I probably wouldn’t have run for office, right?)

Perhaps my early engagement learning about our government at Girl’s State is what sparked my pubic service interest.  But it’s watching the process of  government and seeing how few people vote, that fuels me today.  As folks who know me well can tell you, I been an “active” participant in the electoral process –  reminding my family, neighbors, friends and constituents about the importance of voting. Read more

Harold’s Blog: From Jerk Chicken to Cary Chickens

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through April 29, 2012. Photo by Sarah Ackerman.

Cary, NC – This week was a vacation week for me so there is not a lot to report. Read more