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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Durham Announces Winning Artists for Beechwood and Maplewood Cemeteries Public Art Amenities Project

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Family members and friends with loved ones buried in two City of Durham cemeteries will soon have new public art amenities designed for contemplation and reflection now that three local metalworking artists have been selected for this project.

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

City of Durham to Observe Thanksgiving

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The City of Durham will observe the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27, meaning many services and employees will be unavailable on that day. Residents are asked to take note of changes in City services.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Durham Parks & Recreation (DPR) to Host Socially-Distanced Holiday Events

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DPR is excited to provide free, festive fun to the Durham community this holiday season! Learn more about Bull City Holidayz which will offer holiday-themed events the first three Saturdays in December, and more!

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Durham Seeks Input on New Crosswalk Art to Transform West Club Boulevard Pedestrian Safety

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Artist Finalists Selected to Submit Preliminary Designs for Community Vote; Online Survey to Inform Project Design Open Until November 30 

Five local and regional artists have been selected as finalists to submit their preliminary designs for new ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Durham Launches CARES Small Business Grants Program - Applications Open Nov. 12

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Durham is offering more financial support for small businesses adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic through a new grant program.

The City Council has authorized $240,000 of its CARES Act allocation to establish the new Durham CARES Small Business Gr...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

DCHC MPO Seeks Feedback on Briggs Ave. Extension Project Removal from Long-Range Transportation Plan

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If you have thoughts on the removal of the proposed Briggs Avenue Extension project from our area’s future roadway projects, now’s the time to share your feedback before the December 10 deadline.

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organi...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Durham Begins Construction Project to Replace Culvert on Shannon Road

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Roadway Section Closed to Through Traffic Until Emergency Construction Completed

The City of Durham Public Works Department has begun an emergency construction project to replace a section of Shannon Road due to a compromised stormwater culvert within the ...

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