Cary Synagogue

Arrest Made In Cary Synagogue Vandalism

Cary, NC – Late in 2018, Cary police arrested a woman who admitted to ethnically and religiously motivated vandalism, including vandalizing a Cary synagogue that was the target of threats earlier in the year. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Holiday Receptions, Town Branding and More

Cary, NC – This week was very slow since it is the week before the Christmas holiday and New Year’s.

Monday – Mayors Association

Monday I attended the annual Mayors Association holiday dinner which was held in Wake Forest. I was joined by council members Robinson, Smith, and Yerha as well as several staff members. It was a time of fellowship and for reconnecting with officials from all over the county. I estimate there were over 100 people in attendance. The Mayors Association and municipalities paid for the elected officials’ dinner. We all paid for our spouse’s dinner. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary Town Council Meeting, Cary Police Chief and More

Cary, NC – This week included a council meeting and several important events.

Monday – Cary Police Chief

Monday I joined the entire council at the retirement of Police Chief Tony Godwin. He was one of the best chiefs that Cary has ever had and did a LOT of amazing things. As part of the ceremony I read a proclamation recognizing his service:  Read more

Cary Town Council

Cary Town Council: Electric Scooters, Veterinary Hospital and More

Cary, NC – While the latest Cary Town Council meeting did not have a long agenda, Town Council and public speakers had a long discussion about stormwater and light pollution at a new planned parking lot, while also voting on a new town grant and rules regarding electric scooters that have grown in popularity. Read more

Cary Parkway

Left Turn Lanes Open on High House/Cary Parkway Intersection

Cary, NC – In time for the holiday rush, new left turn lanes are now open at the High House Road and Cary Parkway intersection as roadwork nears completion. Read more

Photos: Snow Day in Cary

Cary, NC – Snow started falling early Sunday morning, December 9, 2018, dropping at least six inches in most of Cary before turning to rainy mix in the afternoon. We knew our Facebook fans would be outside snapping photos of the #Snowmageddon, and asked for their contributions for a post of snow photos. Read more

Cary Snow

Cary Hit By Snow Sunday and Monday

Cary, NC – Weather forecasts predicted frost and snow in Cary but we got more than we bargained for, with between six and nine inches of snow on Sunday and more snow coming on Monday. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Christmas Parade, Quasi-Judicial Meeting and More

Cary, NC – Tis the season to be busy if you are a mayor. There were lots of events this week and a quasi-judicial council meeting.

Monday – Affordable Housing

Monday I met with the town manager and the assistant town manager. Most of our meeting was about affordable housing. In our discussion we noted that there are a lot of questions about affordable housing that need to be answered. Read more

Cary Sewer

Vandalized Sewer Pipe Leads to Blockage, Overflow in Cary Creek

Cary, NC – A strange form of vandalism resulted more than a thousand gallons of wastewater pouring into a Cary creek this week as dozens of large stones were dropped into a manhole, blocking the pipe. Read more

Cary Fire Chief

Meet Mike Cooper, Cary’s New Fire Chief

Cary, NC – Pinned at the latest Cary Town Council meeting, Mike Cooper is Cary’s new fire chief, and after decades in the fire service both in Cary and around the Triangle, he shared his expertise and experience he has gained along the way. Read more