Both rail and the bus system are important

http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article34094670.html “Sept. 07–MORRISVILLE — Town leaders have a wish list if Wake County voters approve a half-cent sales tax increase to fund more public transportation, and rail service is a top request. The sale tax vote won’t come until November 2016 at the earliest. There are four plans the county is considering at the moment, […]

Morrisville to Regulate Begging, Panhandling

Morrisville may soon require all panhandlers to have a reflective vest and town-issued permit after receiving a number of complaints about those asking for money on the side of the road. The Town Council will consider Tuesday, July 14, approving a new ordinance that makes it more difficult for people to ask for spare change. […]

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Great Anti-Bullying Workshop Last Night

Last evening, I was honored to be one of the guests at the Mayors Against Bullyiing workshop, hosted by Mayor Dick Sears, who founded this organization. Numerous speakers, including Ken Prouix from Holly Springs Middle, Melissa Derosier, an expert on bullying and its effects on depression, Pastor Jamar Brown from Holly Springs United Church of […]

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Breaking News: Google Fiber Coming to the Triangle

After months of anticipation, it is official. Google has announced its plans to bring Google Fiber to our area. Google Fiber promises to provide speeds up to 1,000 megabytes per second, or 100 times faster than today’s average broadband connection. This service is provided in just a few areas in the world, and today only […]

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Visit from Chinese delegation!

This week, Mayor Stohlman and Council welcomed a delegation from China, along with some of the investors, looking to invest in the Chinatown project in Morrisville, to be located in the Outlet Mall in Morrisville. During this visit,  we met welcomed Mr. Feng Xubin, General Manager of the World’s largest commodity market “Yiwu City”, China. […]

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2014 Morrisville Town Council Retreat

The 2014 Council had one of our most productive retreats this year, thanks to the strong leadership of Town Manager, Martha Wheelock, Mayor Stohlman and the preparation of the staff.   I thank Margaret Broadwell and Jim Klopovic for attending from the public and to Aliana Ramos who commuted for both days of the retreat. […]

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Celebrating at the Morrisville Chamber Annual Meeting

On Friday, I enjoyed the Morrisville Chamber Annual meeting and I personally thank Carlotta, Outgoing Chair, Jeff Sheehan,, the Board, and all of the Ambassadors and volunteers, who work so hard to continue to grow Morrisville into one of the most dynamic and innovative Towns in the region. Carlotta updated all of us on the […]