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Lori’s Blog: Cary is a Smart City

Cary, NC – I was honored to be asked to join Mayor Nancy McFarlane (Raleigh), Mayor Pam Hemminger (Chapel Hill) and City Manager Tom Bonfield (Durham) for a panel at the Triangle Smart Cities Summit last month. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Let’s Go Ride A Bike

Cary, NC – “I want to ride my bicycle, I want to ride my bike.”

See if you can get that earworm outta your head NOW.

I’ll wait…

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Lori’s Blog: A Garden for Wildlife in Cary

Cary, NC – Cary and its citizens have always been commited to the environment – and now we have proof. Certifiable proof. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Miss Representation – Free Women’s History Month Movie

Cary, NC – March has traditionally been the time when I write about “Women’s History” – our struggle for the vote and women’s suffrage, or our lack of representation in government or lacking a seat at the table of our private sector companies. It makes sense to do this, given it’s Women’s History Month.

And yes, I’ve written about this before – and you can read my previous blog posts here, and here.) Read more

Lori’s Blog: Cary’s Jewish Cultural Festival Remarks

Cary, NC – I was honored to give the opening remarks for the Jewish Cultural Festival this morning.

With all that is going on in the world today – I didn’t think I could do the standard “Welcome to Cary” remarks.  Here’s what I said. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Which Waze?

Cary, NC – When was the last time you looked at a paper map to get somewhere? A long time ago, I know. I remember ordering the AAA TripTiks not so long ago – plotting the route we would take while on the road to a vacation. Ok, so now I feel old. Read more

Lori’s Blog: Alexa For Government

Cary, NC – Ok, time to get back to my technology roots. Y’all know that I’ve got this insatiable curiosity for technology solutions. It’s in my Twitter profile, so it has to be true!

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Lori’s Blog: A Home for Everyone

Cary, NC – Folks that know me, know that I’m pretty passionate about “Affordable Housing.” Is it because I’m some screaming, leaning liberal? Naaa. Ok, maybe. But really, it’s because I know the impact that having a safe place to live can have on an individual, a family and a community.  Read more

Lori’s Blog: 2017 Council Retreat

Cary, NC – Since I’ve been on Council and for a number of years before that, the Cary Town Council and Town Staff have taken a few days every year to pause and plan for the upcoming year. It’s especially helpful for us to truly step back and away from our day-to-day activities (literally and figuratively) for this extended period of concentrated discussion, dialogue, and strategic thinking about our plan for  the future and to deep dive on a number of specific issues. Read more

Lori’s Blog: #Justagirlinasnowplow

Cary, NC – #justagirlinasnowplow. That’s what I was tagging my adventure with the Snow Patrol last weekend. Read more