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Town Restores Boys and Girls Club Donation; Cuts Bus Shelters

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Town Restores Boys and Girls Club Donation; Cuts Bus Shelters

The Boys and Girls Club of Wake Forest will get its annual $7,500 donation from the town, but that doesn’t mean it is out of the woods. Donations are still down for the year overall. 

In making the decision to restore the club’s funding, the town commissioners voted instead to put off $14,000 in spending on bus shelters for the new public bus routes in town.

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TONIGHT: Discuss New Greenway Alongside Proposed Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor

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TONIGHT: Discuss New Greenway Alongside Proposed Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor

Looking for a chance to be heard about enhancing the town’s passive recreation areas? One in particular is up for discussion tonight. There’s a public meeting tonight at 7 p.m. to discuss the greenway trail that is proposed to run alongside the tracks of the Southeast High-Speed Rail Corridor, which is under consideration.

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Wake Forest Town Hall brick paver deadline extended

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The deadline to purchase a brick paver for the Centennial Plaza at the new Wake Forest Town Hall site has been extended to June 19.

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Local newcomer seeking to lead state GOP

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Local newcomer seeking to lead state GOP

A newcomer to the area, Wake Forest resident Bill Randall is setting his sights high and running for the chairmanship of the state’s Republican Party.

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Downtown celebrates new sidewalks

Artist's rendering of downtown streetscape.You’ll notice big improvements on South White Street in Downtown Wake Forest.

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Time running out to have people walk all over you

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Arnold Palmer in 1953 (public domain)The deadline to purchase a 4×8-inch brick that will be installed in Centennial Plaza, which will be part of the new Town Hall which is under construction.

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Water rate increase could go higher

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Water rate increase could go higher

First, it was the reduced demand for water that caused the Raleigh City Council to raise rates. Now the drop off in new growth may cause rates to go even higher. David Bracken of the N&O reported that towns like Wake Forest which merged their water systems with Raleigh’s aren’t able to meet their financial obligations and may have to tack more onto local bills.

Crisp said the towns will have to choose

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