In only five years, the North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival has become a nationally and even internationally-known attraction in Cary. Each year brings totally new handcrafted lanterns and this year takes that even further, with a major change to the iconic dragon.
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Thanksgiving is one of the biggest travel days of the year, which typically means more demand for gasoline. This year, with a mix of seasonal and market factors, prices have dropped drastically right before the holiday.
More than one in five Cary residents were born outside the country. In Morrisville, the figure is closer to one in three. For immigrants who want to apply for naturalized citizenship, a workshop in the Triangle helps people through their paperwork and applications, all free of charge.
The Pugh House is arguably the key historic property in all of Morrisville, and after an exterior renovation last year, the decision now falls to Town Council of what to do with this nearly 150-year-old house.
The rezoning and redevelopment of Cary Towne Center comes before Town Council at the end of 2019. This week, the Planning and Zoning Board met to look over the proposal, as well as new conditions and the architectural design guidebook.
United States Representative David Price (D-NC 4) spoke at Morrisville’s recent town hall, taking questions on healthcare expenses and topics related to affordable housing and transportation, all while the current presidential impeachment proceedings loomed in the discussion.
For the past five years, Headliners barbershop has been hosting conservations between Cary police officers and members of the African-American community to improve relations. These talks coincide with the events in Ferguson, Missouri in 2014, and this weekend, the discussions at the barbershop will center around Ferguson and what has happened in the five years since, with Ferguson’s new police chief sitting in.
For the fourth year, Cary residents can try some of the best chili in the state and vote for their favorites in this new annual tradition.
In the Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual economic update, things are still progressing well in Cary while the kinds of jobs that drive an economy are fading in Wake County and around the state.
With climate change and carbon pollution now a dominant topic in the United States, the Town of Cary took a step to find ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, with a goal to reduce emissions by 100 percent in the next 20 years.