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Posted on: May 16, 2022

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An annual tradition during Bike Month in Carrboro, the Bike Breakfast is coming up! 

Everyone out on the Libba Cotten Greenway off Robeson Street from 7 to 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, is welcome to drop by for breakfast treats! Cycling information an...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

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Legendary Carrboro Musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten to be inducted into Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Foundation announced today (Wednesday, May 4, 2022) that legendary Carrboro, North Carolina musician ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

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We’re breaking ground on a new library and cultural center!

CARRBORO, N.C. -- Everyone is invited as our community breaks ground on the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center at 203 S. Greensboro St. 

The groundbreaking...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

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Carrboro Day is Sunday,  May 1 

Our annual Carrboro Day event will be returning in person this year!  The event is scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 1, at Town Commons, 301 W. Main St. 

Carrboro Day is an annual event...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

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Carrboro Celebrates Earth Day! April 22 from 5-7:30 pm

Join us at the Carrboro Town Commons to celebrate Earth Day 2022! In partnership with The Climate Reality Project's Orange County chapter, the Town of Carrboro will host an Earth Day Celebration on Apr...

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Posted on: April 18, 2022

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Carrboro Celebrates Earth Day! April 22 from 5-7:30 pm

Join us at the Carrboro Town Commons to celebrate Earth Day 2022! In partnership with The Climate Reality Project's Orange County chapter, the Town of Carrboro will host an Earth Day Celebration on Apr...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

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Come help us find all the lost eggs!

Saturday, April 16 will be the date of not one, but two community egg hunts this year. The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt originally scheduled for Saturday, April 9 has been moved to Saturday, Ap...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

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Nothing but LOVE for our Tar Heels! 

Our fingernails were chewed down to the nubs this past Saturday night when the University of North Carolina Men's Basketball team beat Duke to advance to the NCAA Finals. More than 35,000 people joyfully spille...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

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Nothing but LOVE for our Tar Heels! 

Our fingernails were chewed down to the nubs this past Saturday night when the University of North Carolina Men's Basketball team beat Duke to advance to the NCAA Finals. More than 35,000 people joyful...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

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Open Streets is coming Sunday, April 3! 

We are excited for Open Streets 2022! Please mark your calendars and join us for our in-person event from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 3. We will close East and West Weaver Street to vehicles and reopen thi...

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Posted on: March 21, 2022

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Local governing boards approve new library and cultural center for Carrboro

Separate votes by the Carrboro Town Council and the Orange County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday, March 15, 2022, gave final approval to a new Orange County Southern Branch Libr...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

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Countdown to Spring begins!

This year, Spring will arrive on Sunday, March 20, at 11:33 A.M. EDT.  Does this mean we can officially put away our cold-weather clothes?

Stay tuned!

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Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in solidarity with Ukraine

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

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Countdown to Spring begins!

This year, Spring will arrive on Sunday, March 20, at 11:33 A.M. EDT.  Does this mean we can officially put away our cold-weather clothes?

Stay tuned!

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Carrboro Town Council passes resolution in solidarity with Ukraine

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

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Carrboro Annual Kite Fly

Celebrate National Kite Flying Month (a couple of weeks early) by flying a kite! This welcome-to-spring event of the Carrboro Recreation, Parks and Cultural Resources Department provides plenty of fun. Bring a kite and ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

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Carrboro Named One of America's Top 5 Small Arts Towns 

CARRBORO, N.C. –  In a recent special report, 24/7 Tempo named Carrboro one of the country’s Top 5 Small Arts Towns. The town shares the honor with such ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

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Community invited to Carrboro Conversations

Note: A new topic has been added to Carrboro Conversations. The process to advance Carrboro's affordable housing goals calls for researching town-owned property for possible future development. Learn more about t...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

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Share Some Carrboro Love This Valentine's Day!

Looking for a creative, hyper-local sweet gift for your sweetums? Look no further! As part of the #CarrboroLove campaign, local businesses are making donations to local charities, offering "made in Carrbo...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

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Mayor Seils Proclaims Black History Month in Carrboro

Mayor Damon Seils has declared Black History Month in Carrboro this February.

“I encourage all residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the ...

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Posted on: January 28, 2022

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Carrboro This Week Jan 31 2022

Motorist Safety Tips

Safety is a shared responsibility. Motorists need to be watchful for pedestrians and bicyclists, drive at slower speeds, avoid distraction, and know the laws regarding when pedestrians or bicyclists have the right-of-way.

  • Be prepared to...
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Posted on: January 15, 2022

Carrboro Prepares for Winter Storm

WINTER STORM WARNING

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect with a wintry mix of precipitation expected, starting in the early hours of Sunday morning. For the most up-to-date weather information, please visit the National Weather Service - Raleigh at weather.gov/rah 

Ex...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

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Town of Carrboro offices will be closed on Monday, Jan. 17, for the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. 

Monday's yard waste will be collected on Tuesday, Jan. 18. 

  • You're invited to join a Town of Carrboro virtual celebratio...
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Posted on: January 4, 2022

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Libba Cotten Day in Carrboro

Legendary North Carolina musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten is being feted by her hometown with her very own day on this birthday anniversary.&n...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

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Carrboro To Survey Residents about Town Services 

What do you think of Town services? The Town of Carrboro seeks to find out through a survey being issued to a random sampling of residents. 

Results are used in Town planning efforts to ide...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

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Thanksgiving Holiday Service Changes

The Town of Carrboro will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 25-26.

Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed. 

Residential Trash will be collected two days prior to you...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

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Carrboro Film Fest Preparing for Big Return

Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, Carrboro Film Festival will run from Friday Nov. 19 to Sunday, Nov. 21, at The ArtsCenter, and includes si...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

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Greene Tract Community Open House

Please join us for a Community Open House on the future of the Greene Tract. Two opportunities to participate are scheduled:

  • First meeting: In-Person Sunday, Nov. 7 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the RENA Community Center located at 1...
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Posted on: October 29, 2021

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Election Day is Nov. 2, 2021

Information from the Orange County Board of Elections 

Orange County offers early voting to all registered Orange County voters who wish to vote early, in-person rather than voting absentee by mail or on Election Day.&a...

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Posted on: October 22, 2021

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Carrboro Film Fest Scheduled for Nov. 19-21

Carrboro Film Fest is bringing the movies back to Carrboro this November!  Now in its 16th year, Carrboro Film Fest begins with a special Early Fest Screening of the local documentary We Are Here at the ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

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Carrboro This Week Oct 15 2021

The United Poetry Service - Poems for the People

Join us Oct. 15-16 for online and outdoor events for our 2021 FestivalThe Carrboro Poetry Council presents the West End Poetry Festival Oct. 15-16, 2021.  The Council is composed of current Carrboro...

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Posted on: October 7, 2021

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Governor Cooper and Congressman Price Visit Carrboro's Community School

Carrboro enjoyed a visit Thursday from NC Governor Roy Cooper and US Representative David Price. Learn more about the announcement https://bit.ly/3aejVpD of new funding for early child...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

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Local community organizations are excited to announce the completion of a new mural honoring Black civic leaders from Carrboro and Chapel Hill. 

Painted by artist Kiara Sanders, the African American Trailblazers mural celebrates twelve people who ...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

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Carrboro Celebrates Minority Enterprise Development Week

“Minority Enterprise Development Week” is recognized Sept. 19-25 in the Town of Carrboro, as proclaimed by Mayor Lydia Lavelle. 

“I encourage all residents to honor the achievements of minori...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

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Greetings from Our New Town Manager

Hello! After serving the past couple weeks as Carrboro Town Manager, I’d like to introduce myself. I am grateful and excited to join with the Town Council, town staff, and you to achieve extraordinary outcomes in our com...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

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Enjoy the Summer! 

While Carrboro This Week takes a short break, we will still be issuing news and information from the Town of Carrboro. Please consider updating your subscription to include updates from Carrboro Town News. It's easy to update yo...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

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Enjoy the Summer! 

While Carrboro This Week takes a short break, we will still be issuing news and information from the Town of Carrboro. Please consider updating your subscription to include updates from Carrboro Town News. It's easy to update yo...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

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Carrboro This Week June 17

Commemorating the End of Slavery, Juneteenth Observed in Carrboro

The Town of Carrboro will celebrate Juneteenth as a holiday on Friday, June 18. Household trash will not be collected on Friday. Residents who normally receive waste collection services on F...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

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Carrboro This Week June 11 2021

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten 

Catch the final Freight Train Blues concert tonight (Friday, June 11)! We celebrate such amazing talent! If you have missed any of the previous concerts, sit back and relax as ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

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Around Carrboro Pop-Ups Coming Up!

Did someone say pop-up?! Swing by Carrboro Connects Pop-Up booths taking place Thursday, June 10 through Saturday, June 12, 2021, to share input on our Town's very first Comprehensive Plan!

Join your neighbors to talk abou...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

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Carrboro This Week May 28 2021

Memorial Day Holiday

Town of Carrboro government offices will be closed on Monday, May 31, in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday.

The Orange County Veterans Memorial will host a special ceremony on Memorial Day at the Veterans Memorial Site on Homestead...

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