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

Harold’s Blog: Public Art, Downtown & Transportation

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through April 22, 2012. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week was another busy week as is typical with a council meeting week. Read more

Don’s Blog: Back in the Saddle Again

From the blog of Don Frantz, Cary Town Council member representing District B. Photo of Town Hall by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – The last month been rough. I woke up one morning with excruciating pain in my neck. I couldn’t move, well I could, but that made the pain even worse. I went to the doctor to find out what was going on. He sent me for X-Rays – nothing. He then scheduled an MRI. Soon after that, I’m meeting with a neurosurgeon who’s asking me how soon he can get me on the operating table. Read more

Harold’s Blog: The Economy and Picking Up Trash

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through April 15, 2012. Photos courtesy of Harold Weinbrecht.

Cary, NC – This week was the opposite of last week (a vacation week) with lots of meetings with long days and nights. Read more

Morrisville: Bond Referendum Public Input Session

Story from staff reports. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Morrisville, NC – A public input session for Morrisville’s 2012 Bond Referendum will be held Thursday, April 19, 6:30 pm at Morrisville’s Town Hall, 100 Town Hall Drive. Read more

Don’s Blog: To Bond, Or Not to Bond

From the blog of Don Frantz. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

To Bond, or not to Bond?

At our council work session this past Tuesday, the council unanimously voted to present $80 million in transportation, parks and recreation and public safety bond referendums to the voters in the upcoming November elections. Some notable projects and their associated costs are as follows: Read more

Harold’s Blog: Area Codes, Trains and Traffic

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through March 18, 2012. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – This week was full of meetings and events with no rest for the weary. Read more