Reflections on Veterans Day

Guest post for CaryCitizen by Senator Wesley Meredith. He serves in the North Carolina Senate representing District 19, Bladen and Cumberland counties. Senator Smith is also a veteran of the 82nd Airborne, 307th Corps of Engineers. Photo of NC Vietnam Veterans Memorial by Hal Goodtree.

Cary, NC – Today, we honor the bravest men and women our county has ever known: our veterans.  Life in the military is not an easy one. Milestones big and small are missed. From the first words and the home run hit, to birthdays and graduations; these are moments that can never be recreated.  Read more

Harold’s Blog: Cell Phone Towers

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through November 6, 2011. Photo by Jared Eberhardt.

Cary, NC – It was a relatively slow week for me as mayor. It included meetings, a ribbon cutting, a work session, and a charity event.

Monday was Halloween and there were no meetings and hardly any trick-or-treaters. I guess it was the bad weather that kept them away. Read more

Harold’s Blog: The Future of Our Parks

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through October 30, 2011. Photo of Heater Park by Zach Hayes.

Cary, NC – This week was another busy week as mayor. It included a work session on the future of parks, a taping of Cary Matters, and a short council meeting. Read more

Survey Results: Your Digital Lifestyle

Survey edited by Hal Goodtree. Photo by Yutako Tsutano.

Cary, NC – Thanks to everyone who participated in our Digital Lifestyle Survey last week. Some of the results may surprise you.
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Harold’s Blog: Life After the Election

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through October 23, 2011. Photo by BWohack.

Cary, NC – This week was my first full week as mayor without campaigning in several months. It was nice to turn all my attention to mayoral duties. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Thoughts and Reflections That Might Not be Relevant To My Service As Mayor

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through October 16, 2011. 

Cary, NC – This was a big week for me with Election Day on Tuesday.

WARNING: This post, unlike previous posts, will contain thoughts and reflections that might not be relevant to my service as mayor. Read more

Harold’s Blog: Cary Depot, Eid, Church and a Run

From the blog of Cary Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, covering the week through October 9, 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.

Monday at the Depot

Monday started with the grand re-opening of the Cary Depot.

I was honored to give remarks along with Joseph Szabo, of the Federal Railroad Administration, and Paul Morris, the Deputy Secretary for Transit at NCDOT.

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Humorist: Spiders

Editor’s Note: Autumn is the season for spiders, and we asked CaryCitizen Humorist Cris Cohen to spin us a tale of the humble arachnid. Photo by Greg Jordan.

Cary, NC – Spiders are part of the specialized category “Scary creatures that you can kill with a shoe”. Read more

CaryCitizen Voter Recommendations

An editorial opinion by the Publisher of CaryCitizen.

Cary, NC – Many readers have been asking about our endorsements in the coming election. Without further delay, here are our voter recommendations.

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Cary Candidates: Harold Weinbrecht, Mayor

Cary, NC – This week, we are continuing our Cary Candidate series with the race for Mayor. Today, we’ll hear from incumbent Harold Weinbrecht. Yesterday, we featured challenger Michelle Muir.

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 next week on October 11, 2011. Read more