Morrisville Carpenter Road Widening Project In the News

From http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/cary-news/article41707278.html: “By Will Doran wdoran@newsobserver.com Plans to redesign a segment of Morrisville-Carpenter Road are moving ahead but are about $125,000 over budget, the Town Council learned Tuesday. Rich Cappola Jr., Morrisville’s head engineer, attributes the 20 percent increase in costs to unforseen additional expenses. They include new fees from the state as well as […]

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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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 […]

This picture depicts Morrisiville town hall meeting on March 13, 2014, at Fire Station 1.

Morrisville Transportation Woes Receive State Spotlight

On March 3, Morrisville Mayor Mark Stohlman and I had the honor of inviting NC Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Tony Tata to a town hall meeting in Morrisville. The first in its kind, this town hall meeting gave a very important opportunity to citizens and officials to address issues related to Morrisville congested roads. […]

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Google Fiber Coming to the Triangle!

Earlier today, Google announced that they are considering the Triangle for additional deployments of their fiber optic internet and video service. It is imperative that the town take a proactive step and immediately begin a dialog with Google fiber representatives as well as other communities in the area.   I plan to do whatever it […]

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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. […]