Harold’s Blog: Cary’s Irish Sister City: “Twinning”

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 25, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week if necessary to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com. Pictured above, The River Boyne just outside Trim in County Meath, Ireland. Photo from WikiMedia.

Cary, NC – This week was spent in County Meath, Ireland which is a sister city of Cary. I was part of a delegation of 18 that traveled from Cary to participate in several meetings and events and to enjoy their hospitality. Read more

Cary Candidates: Don Hyatt, District D

Cary, NC – We continue our Cary Candidate series with Don Hyatt, running for election to Cary Town Council in District D. Yesterday, we heard from incumbent Gale Adcock. Read the whole series under the Elections tab.

All candidates have been asked the same three questions. We have not edited one word, vowel or comma of their responses. Decide for yourself how to vote on October 11, 2011. Read more

Cary Candidates: Gale Adcock, District D

Cary, NC – We continue our Cary Candidate series with the District D race. Today, we hear from incumbent Gale Adcock. Tomorrow, challenger Don Hyatt.

All candidates have been asked the same three questions. We have not edited on word, vowel or comma of their responses. Decide for yourself how to vote on October 11, 2011. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Water Water Everywhere

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 18, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week if necessary to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – As I predicted last week, this week was a busy one for me. Read more

Cary Candidates: Jeff Foxx, District B

Cary, NC – Today, we continue our four-week series called “In Their Own Words,” in which we let candidates for Cary Town Council tell you who they are and what they stand for. This week, we’ve covered District B, pitting incumbent Don Frantz against Jeff Foxx. Mr. Frantz had his say yesterday.

All candidates have been asked the same three questions. We have not edited on word, vowel or comma of their responses. Decide for yourself how to vote on October 11, 2011. Read more

Cary Candidates: Don Frantz, District B

Cary, NC – Today, we begin a four-week series called “In Their Own Words,” in which we let candidates for Cary Town Council tell you who they are and what they stand for. We begin this week with District B, pitting incumbent Don Frantz against Jeff Foxx. Mr. Foxx will have his say tomorrow.

All candidates have been asked the same three questions. We have not edited on word, vowel or comma of their responses. Decide for yourself how to vote on October 11, 2011. Read more

Harold’s Blog: From Little League to 9-11-11

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 11, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week if necessary to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com. Photo by Hal Goodtree.

September 11, 2011, Cary, NC – Today is a day of solemn remembrance. As I write this journal I remember the nearly 3,000 people that lost their lives ten years ago and the thousands of others whose lives were drastically impacted. If you are religious, I would invite you to join me in prayer on this day.

This week kept me busy as mayor with the Chamber Banquet, a work session, a council meeting, a forum, and the 911 ceremony. Read more

Humorist: Important Documents Enclosed

Cris Cohen is CaryCitizen’s resident Humorist. This is an excerpt from his new book, Staying Crazy To Keep From Going Insane.

The other day I got an offer from a credit card company. Credit card companies regularly offer people cards to use in the hopes that, when it comes to financial issues, you’ll have the brains of a salad bar. After all, if you are good with your money and make all of your credit card payments on time, they only make a small profit. However, if you are bad with your money and miss some payments, they can legally sell your family. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Returning Taxes, Virtually Lazy and More

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through September 5, 2011. In compliance with North Carolina election law, CaryCitizen has edited Harold’s Blog this week to omit any campaign-related references. You can read Harold’s Blog in its complete form at http://haroldweinbrecht.com

Cary, NC – This week was a light week as mayor due to the Labor Day holiday. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Earth Shaking and Trees Blowing

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through August 28, 2011. Harold’s Blog is edited for CaryCitizen by Matthew Young. Photo of Hurricane Irene damage at ECU by Jenn.

This week was a busy one with a long council work session, a council meeting, and an unwelcome visit from Hurricane Irene. Read more