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Harold’s Blog: Sales Tax & Visitors from Canada

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Saturday, I gave welcoming remarks at the 39th Lazy Daze arts and crafts festival. This year, the festival was held on Town Hall campus since Academy Street is undergoing a renovation to update utilities and the streetscape.…

Harold’s Blog: India’s Independence Day & More

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Saturday, I attended the India Independence Day celebration at the Hindu Society of North Carolina Temple. The ceremony included national anthems of both countries along with chants of “long live India."…

Harold’s Blog: Cary Developments & Page-Walker’s 30th

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Sunday, I attended the 30th anniversary of the Friends of the Page-Walker event. There were about 100 people in attendance, including former Mayor Koka Booth and several former council members.…

Harold’s Blog: Celebrating Chief Bazemore & New Cary Stats

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Friday, I had the privilege of participating in the retirement ceremony for Police Chief Pat Bazemore. What an amazing person! We will miss her greatly.…

Harold’s Blog: Land Use & Sales Tax

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Thank goodness Governor McCrory gets it. In a statement he said that the sales tax redistribution is nothing but “hidden tax increases." He is exactly right.…

Harold’s Blog: Unopposed for Cary Mayor

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No other candidates filed to run for Cary Mayor. I believe that is the result of Cary citizens wanting to continue in the direction that we have collectively set. …

Harold’s Blog: Filing for Reelection & Golf Course Noise

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Monday morning, I joined council member Bush and council member Frantz to file for reelection. While we may be philosophically different, we strongly believe in each other's character and professionalism.…

Harold’s Blog: 4th of July & Mosquitoes

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Saturday, I gave welcoming remarks at Booth amphitheater for the Fourth of July celebration. This event continues to be popular and draws people from around the country and from around the world.…

Harold’s Blog: Google Fiber & More

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Emails this week included a notification from Google Fiber that construction in this region will begin in the coming weeks. Once construction is completed, Google will have laid enough fiber to reach London and back.…

Harold’s Blog: Career Day & 170 New Cary Jobs

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Thursday started with an announcement from the Governor’s office that Proto Labs will be expanding in Cary and creating 170 new jobs over the next five years.…

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