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Posted on: November 18, 2019

New Bull City Wrap Begins November 18

Built2Last: A Road map for Inclusive and equitable development in Durham

  • W.D. Hill Recreation Center and Hillside Park are among the contenders for Best Park as part of WRAL.com Voters' Choice Awards.
  • If you’re age 55 or better, you’ll want to mark your calendar now for Durham Parks and Recreation’s 48th Annua...
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Posted on: November 15, 2019

Durham Hosts Professional Service Firms Holiday Mixer

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Architectural, engineering, and surveying professionals are invited to discover which opportunities are on the horizon for 2020.

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Most City of Durham Offices Closed for Thanksgiving

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Most City of Durham offices, including City Hall and non-emergency City operations, will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of Thanksgiving. Residents are asked to make note of changes in City-provided services and programs.

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Posted on: November 8, 2019

Durham Debuts Sustainability Roadmap Online Dashboard

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New Dashboard Tracks City’s Progress Toward Sustainability Goals

DURHAM, N.C. – Wondering how the City of Durham is doing on its sustainability efforts? A user-friendly online dashboard is now available that tracks the City’s ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Durham Seeks Feedback on Scooter Program

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English and Spanish Online Surveys Now Available Through December 2

DURHAM, N.C. – Whether you love ‘em or not…now is your chance to give your feedback on the City of Durham’s Scooter Program.

The City’s sc...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Durham Tap Water Ranked Best in State for Taste for Second Consecutive Year

Daniel M. Williams accepts award for the best tasting water in the state

City Wins Top Honor at Annual Statewide Conference for Water Professionals

DURHAM, N.C. – Who has the best tasting tap water in North Carolina? That would be Durham – specifically water from the City of Durham Water Management Departmen...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Durham Police Department Receives $1 Million SAKI Grant

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The Durham Police Department has been awarded a three-year $1 million 2019 National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) project grant to provide additional resources for investigating cold case sexual assaults.

The grant, which is awarded by the U.S. Depa...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Durham to Power City's Storm Resiliency with Duke Energy Foundation Grant

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Grant to Support City’s Ability to React and Respond to Severe Weather and Flood Events

DURHAM, N.C. – Thanks to a recent grant, Durham firefighters will now be better equipped to handle severe weather and flooding in the Bull City.

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City of Durham News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Durham Begins Construction to Replace Compromised Stormwater System on Faucette Avenue

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Intersection with Amberley Drive Will Be Closed to Through Traffic Until Project Completed

DURHAM, N.C. – If you live or travel along Faucette Avenue in Durham, you’ll want to take note of an upcoming construction project.

The City of Du...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Watch City Life: Work Begins on Developing Durham’s New Comprehensive Plan

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

Durham is updating its Comprehensive Plan, and the input of all residents is needed. In this new City Life episode, Host Beverly B. Thompson sits down with Senior Planne...

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