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Thursday February 9th

Carrboro



Storm drains pictured on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2022.

Carrboro residents share concerns about stormwater utility inspections

As initiated by Stormwater Utility within the Town of Carrboro Public Works Department, equipment will help to determine the amount of debris and sediment buildup, as well as necessary actions to take.  “Part of the responsibility of our Stormwater Utility is to find those places that require some kind of larger investments and plan for those investments over time,” Carrboro Mayor Damon Seils said.

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The NCBOE ordered the Town of Carrboro to take down their Black Lives Matter flags on the town hall building. The town says they're staying.

Town of Carrboro wins Marvin Collins Award for comprehensive small town planning

The American Planning Association-North Carolina Chapter awarded the Marvin Collins Award to the Town of Carrboro. The Marvin Collins Award recognizes individuals or organizations that have completed outstanding planning programs or made notable contributions to the planning profession. The Town won the award for its Carrboro Connects 2022-2042 Comprehensive Plan, which focuses on racial equity and climate action.

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Frances Lloyd Shetley poses for a portrait outside of her residence on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2022

Longtime Carrboro activist awarded Order of the Long Leaf Pine for legacy of service

On Aug. 20, Carrboro Mayor Damon Seils joined N.C. Rep. Graig Meyer, D-Caswell, Orange in presenting Frances Lloyd Shetley, now 95, with the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, the highest award granted by the North Carolina governor for service to the state. Since she moved to Carrboro as a young woman, Shetley has played a leading role in transforming the town. “There’s nobody who could possibly be more deserving than Frances Shetley,” Carrboro Mayor Pro Tempore Susan Romaine said.

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