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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Durham Fire Department to Receive Carbon Monoxide Alarms from Eno Animal Hospital

Durham Fire Department Official Logo

Winter is well underway with more cold weather to come, which means that many Durham residents are cranking up their heaters to stay warm. With greater heater usage comes the need for working carbon monoxide (CO) alarms, and thanks to a donation from Eno ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

City’s Annual Satisfaction Survey Shows Residents Enjoy Living in Durham

City of Durham Budget Management Department staff gets input from a resident

84% Rated Durham as an Excellent or Good Place to Live

The results from the 2019 Durham Resident Satisfaction Survey show that 84% of residents feel that Durham is a good-to-excellent place to live, and 81% of residents are satisfied with the overall quali...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 17, 2020

New Bull City Wrap Begins February 17

Latino Credit Union awarded 2019 Golden Leaf Award for small scale adaptive reuse

  • If you travel along East Main Street, you’ll want to check out the details on an upcoming re-striping project and submit your thoughts online.
  • Our Fire Department can now help protect more low-income residents from carbon monoxide poison...
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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

City of Durham to Perform Temporary Water Disinfection Changeover

glass of water in front of Durham water source

Federal and State-Mandated Annual Month-Long Process Begins February 28

Durham water customers may notice a slight change in the taste and smell of their tap water through the month of March as the City’s Department of Water Management performs i...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 13, 2020

Durham Mayor Presents State of the City Address March 2

portrait of Mayor Steve Schewel

What: Annual State of the City Address

Who: City of Durham Mayor Steve Schewel

When: Monday, March 2, 2020, beginning at 7 p.m.

Where: City Hall Council Chambers, 101 City Hall Plaza, First Floor, Durham, N.C.27701

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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 11, 2020

Durham Receives National Designation for Advancing Solar Energy Growth

Mayor Schewel and City employees receive the Sol Smart Gold award

When it comes to making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar in the Bull City…the City of Durham receives a Gold Star.

The City has just received a Gold designation from the national SolSmart Program, which...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Durham Planning Academy Seeks Spring 2020 Applicants

Planning Academy graduates

Free Course to Help Residents Understand Planning Concepts & Procedures; March 1 Application Deadline

Have you ever wondered what zoning can and can’t do? Or, how things get built in Durham or why a building or site looks a certain way? Or, w...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: February 3, 2020

Recruiting Unit to Hold Women in Law Enforcement Open House

Female police officers stand together next to two Durham police cars

Recruiting Unit to Hold Women in Law Enforcement Open House 

DURHAM, N.C. – The Durham Police Department (DPD) Recruiting Unit is set to host a Women in Law Enforcement Open House on Saturday, March 14, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Durham Po...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

2020 Golden Leaf Awards Nominations Now Being Accepted

Latino Credit Union awarded 2019 Golden Leaf Award for small scale adaptive reuse

Awards Recognize Best Contributions to Durham’s Appearance; Submit Online Until March 3

Do you know of a Durham property that’s outstanding for its design, preservation, curb appeal, or stewardship of the natural and built environment? ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Watch City Life: Mayor Steve Schewel Reflects on Beginning of Second Term

Mayor Schewel sits at the interview table

Now on Durham Television Network & YouTube; Audio Podcast on iTunes & Stitcher

City of Durham Mayor Steve Schewel is in the beginning months of his second term in office. What does he feel was accomplished in his first term? What did he learn from ...

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City of Durham News