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Posted on: September 14, 2020

DCHC MPO Seeks Comment on U.S. 15-501 Corridor Study

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Feedback Requested by October 13

If you’re interested in helping to shape our region’s transportation future, now’s your chance to give feedback on proposed highway, transit, bicycle, and pedestrian improvements in the U.S. 15...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

City Offers Community-Rooted Partners Development Course

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The Department of Neighborhood Improvement Services (NIS) will host a series of FREE classes to educate community groups and organizations on the City of Durham’s contracting processes and to inform these organizations on how to become a formal ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 10, 2020

Durham Parks and Recreation Offers School-Aged Care Programs for Youth

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Durham Parks and Recreation will offer two school-aged care programs for youth ages 5-12. These programs will provide a fun, safe, and productive learning experience for participants amid COVID-19. Both programs will start on September 14 in various recre...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 9, 2020

Durham Wins $25K Grant to Expand Shared Streets Pilot Project

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One of 10 U.S. Cities to Receive the NACTO Streets for Pandemic Response and Recovery Program Funds

Residents of Alma, Benjamine, Spruce, Maple, and Taylor streets will soon have more options to enjoy the outdoors through the City of Durham’s Sha...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Durham Hosts New Hope Creek and Little Creek Watershed Improvement Plan Meeting

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Virtual Session Shares Future Steps to Improve Water Quality; Online Project Survey Available Until October 31

Residents who want to learn about the efforts to improve the New Hope Creek and Little Creek watersheds in Durham are invited to a virtual public...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 8, 2020

Durham Seeks Student Members for Cultural Advisory Board

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College and high school students with an interest in public service and the arts now have the opportunity to serve on the Durham Cultural Advisory Board.

The Durham Cultural Advisory Board, charged with advising the City Council and County Commissioners on...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Durham Water to Resume Cutoffs for Nonpayment on September 16

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In early March, the City of Durham Department of Water Management stopped disconnecting customers regardless of ability to pay. On March 31, Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order suspending utility disconnects statewide. When the Order expired on ...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Durham Seeks Artists and Input for Beechwood and Maplewood Cemeteries Public Art Amenities Project

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September 7 Artist Submission Deadline; October 23 Public Input Survey Deadline

Family members and friends with loved ones buried in two City of Durham cemeteries can now give their input on improved spaces for contemplation and reflection for a public art...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

Durham Parks and Recreation to Host Drive In Movies

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Bull City Reels on Wheels Series Begins on Saturday, August 29

Durham Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Durham County Memorial Stadium will offer a series of free drive-in movies for residents to enjoy from the comfort of their car. Bull City Re...

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City of Durham News
Posted on: August 27, 2020

City’s Annual Sewer Report Released

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In March, with toilet paper vanishing from store shelves, people everywhere resorted to nonwoven hygiene products, and “flushable” wipes made headlines. Blocked pipes, overflowing sewers, and costly home plumbing problems struck commun...

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City of Durham News