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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Durham Hosts Virtual Small Business Seminar for Understanding Insurance and Bonding

Understanding Insurance and Bonding Event Logo

Small business owners and professionals with an interest in contracting with public agencies and construction companies are invited to learn about bonding and insurance requirements and best practices in public and private contracting.

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Posted on: January 21, 2021

Vote to Select Artist for New Crosswalk Design to Transform West Club Boulevard Pedestrian Safety

Club Crossing project logo

Online Voting Open Until February 1

Five local and regional artists have prepared designs for new crosswalk art that will make West Club Boulevard safer, and the community is now invited to vote for their top choice for the artist finalist.

From now until F...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Advance Your Career at the Virtual Durham Community Resource Fair

Durham Community Resources Fair Promo - connecting job seekers to service providers

This virtual event connects job seekers with the amazing resource providers in the community and tools to help you change or advance your career. Learn more and register for this event hosted by Durham Workforce Development Board and Durham Tech.

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

Durham Begins Construction to Replace Odyssey Drive Culvert

image of aging stormwater culvert

Roadway Section to be Closed for Seven Months Beginning February 1

The City of Durham Public Works Department will soon begin a construction project to replace an aging stormwater culvert within the Odyssey Drive right-of-way.  

Due to this upcomin...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Durham Mayor to Award Dr. Mandy Cohen Key to the City at January 19 Council Meeting

portrait of Dr. Mandy Cohen

On Tuesday, January 19 during a virtual ceremony, City of Durham Mayor Steve Schewel will acknowledge Dr. Mandy Cohen, secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, for her extraordinary service to the Bull City and the state du...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Durham Parks and Recreation to Host A Virtual MLK Event

MLK mural

Residents are invited to join DPR to commemorate the life, work, and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The theme is "MLK: Remembering the Legacy through the Arts," and activities will include music, poetry, dancing, and community discussions.

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Innovate Durham Seeks Entrepreneurs for 2021 Program

two people test a virtual reality program

Local startups and entrepreneurs looking for a way to develop and test their products and services may now apply for the 2021 Innovate Durham program.

Innovate Durham, a partnership between the City and County of Durham that allows entrepreneurs to use loc...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: January 11, 2021

City of Durham to Observe Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

City Hall exterior - most City offices will be closed on January 19

The City will close Monday, January 18, meaning most non-emergency services and employees will be unavailable on those dates. Residents are asked to note changes in City services including trash, recycling, and yard waste collection.

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

ENGAGEDurham Seeks Feedback on Community Plan for Long-Term Growth

share your feedback on Durham's draft community objectives

More than 1,000 people have shared their visions for how Durham should grow and now the City-County Planning Department is ready to present the initial results of this input through its draft community objectives.

The creation of Durham’s new Comprehensive...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: December 14, 2020

City Offers Several Free Ways to Dispose of Live Christmas Trees

tree on side of curb

Beginning early January 2021, there will be a number of free ways for residents to dispose of their live Christmas trees. View details for curbside and drop off options, and how to prepare your tree for disposal.

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