Archives for April, 2018

New Bern residents may have noticed a change in their city tap water which, as one resident pointed out vividly

Posted in Public works, Water

Charlotte and Mecklenburg County transportation projects were awarded six of the seven highest scores for statewide projects as N.C. Department

Posted in Transportation

The Board of Aldermen got their first look at a proposed $125 million spending plan that keeps the wheels rolling

Posted in Aldermen, Board of Aldermen, Mayor, New Bern

Misc. stuff and fun facts: First, what’s up with City Manager Mark Stephens’ lapel pin? (See picture, left) Paint Your

Posted in Aldermen, Board of Aldermen, Mayor

By FRANK TAYLOR Carolina Public Press More than a week after the arrests of some 40 people in Western and Central

Posted in State news

N.C. Rep. Mike Speciale of New Bern, who is running for reelection in the Republican primary, posted a long response

Posted in Politics

Allies for Cherry Point’s Tomorrow (ACT) will host the 3rd Annual Brews & Bites on Friday, April 27 from 5-10:00

Posted in Events, Marines

Note: Links have been added. Links expire when a new agenda is posted.   CITY OF NEW BERN BOARD OF

Posted in Board of Aldermen

City of New Bern News Release New Bern Parks & Recreation is looking for artists who need studio space.  The

Posted in New Bern, New Bern business and commerce, Parks and Recreation

Sputtering debate over NC internet access may have new urgency By KIRK ROSS Carolina Public Press A new report shows the

Posted in Business, Economy and Employment, Technology

Two environmental groups have agreed to drop their opposition to construction of a U.S. 70 bypass around Havelock in exchange

Posted in Planes Trains and Automobiles, Transportation

City Laundry, New Bern’s quirky foodie/coffee/wine/beer/live entertainment venue on Pollock Street, is closing on April 30, according to a Facebook

Posted in Business, Community, Economy and Employment

By JIM SCHOUT Commentary I seem to always be confused with the operations of this great city of ours. The

Posted in Commentary

By MICHAEL GEBELEIN Carolina Public Press Lack of progress on North Carolina students’ test scores is “frustrating,” state superintendent of schools Mark

Posted in Education, North Carolina Public Press

I’ve never been a fan of how the city charges exorbitant fines, fees, and deposits on electric utilities customers who

Posted in Aldermen, Board of Aldermen, Mayor

An artist rendering of the Greater Five Points Transformation Plan. Released in February 2016, the plan could be the roadmap

Posted in New Bern

Ordinary Women of Extraordinary Deeds:  Teisha Glover as Sarah Dudley Pettey, Carol Becton as Charlotte Rhone, Nelda Coates as Kady

Posted in Community

New Bern aldermen and the mayor will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, one day after the Board of Aldermen’s

Posted in Aldermen, Board of Aldermen, Mayor

New Bern Parks & Recreation is celebrating several new additions to its Little Free Library (LFL) program. On Saturday, April

Posted in Community


Posted in Aldermen, Board of Aldermen, Mayor

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