Editor’s Note: For the fourth consecutive year, Brent Miller has covered the Council-Staff Retreat for CaryCitizen. As one of only two media outlets in attendance, we offer this in-depth report on the strategic direction Town Council and Staff will take in the next year. Read more
Photo from SPRUCE facebook page
Cary, NC – The Town is having their Fall Litter Sweep this Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 9-11:30 AM. You can help make the event a smashing success. Read more
Story and photo by Lindsey Chester.
Cary, NC – With the discussion swirling around the marquee for the new theater, the Town held their second public information meeting about Downtown development to another packed house on January 31 in Council Chambers at Town Hall. It’s a grand plan, and here’s how it stands right now. Read more
Story and photos by Brent Miller for CaryCitizen.
January 13, 2012 Wilmington, NC – The annual Cary Town Council/Staff retreat, where Cary’s elected officials and senior staff discuss vision, strategy and hot topics in an informal setting, began on Friday at the Hilton Riverside hotel in Wilmington, NC. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester. Illustration by Jerry Miller.
Cary,NC – Are you a long time Cary resident? By that I mean, have you lived here longer than 30 years? If so you may have some documents that could be of interest to the Town of Cary and the Friends of Page-Walker. Read more
Story by Matt Young. Photo of Officer Menendez with Cary Police Chief Pat Bazemore by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – I had the honor of spending some time with Jose A. “Tony” Menendez recently. Before Christmas, he was named the Town of Cary’s 2011 Employee of the Year.
Tony is a humble guy, who obviously isn’t looking to be in the limelight. He just wanted to serve his country and his town. That was obvious from our conversation.
I am always taken aback when people call me “sir”, especially when it should be the other way around. Read more
Story and photo by Lindsey Chester
Cary, NC- Tuesday, Nov 29 a standing room only crowd gathered in a Cary Arts Center conference room to hear from Downtown Manager Ed Gawf about the latest downtown updates. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester. Photo by Zach Hayes.
Cary, NC – After months of surveys and public focus groups, the Cary Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources held the first of several meetings to reveal the results of the research and the future direction of the program. Read more
Story and photo by Hal Goodtree
Cary, NC – At a Heart of Cary meeting a couple of months ago, public frustration at a cumbersome Inspections and Permitting (I&P) process boiled over in front of senior town staff and officials. Since then, real progress has been made on the issue.
CaryCitizen spoke with Town Manager Ben Shivar about changes already in place and others still to come for I&P. Read more