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Downtown New Bern Parking Enforcement resumes on October 29th

City of New Bern, NC
Please be advised that the City of New Bern will resume downtown parking enforcement on Monday, October 29th.  Enforcement operations were suspended during the hurricane due to the widespread devastation of infrastructure and the impacts to city residents, families, businesses and nonprofit organizations. For a refresher on downtown parking regulations, visitor parking lots, construction & […]
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Parking in Downtown New Bern – Let’s Be Patient

New Bern NC
Although there has been resistance to the recent enforcement of two-hour parking in Downtown New Bern, I’d like to remind everyone that we’re very fortunate because the issue means that more people are visiting our City. This will ultimately have a positive effect on economic growth and development. You may ask, if it’s so positive, […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for July 2, 2018

New Bern Now Podsquad
Episode 97 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), George Oliver (Oliver and Cheek, PLLC), and I talked about […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for June 18, 2018

New Bern Now's Podsquad with Special Guests
Episode 96 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), George Oliver (Oliver & Cheek, PLLC), Susan Moffat-Thomas, and I talked about all kinds of positive […]
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City Hires New Director of Public Utilities

Charles Bauschard
The City of New Bern announces the hiring of Charles Bauschard as its new Director of Public Utilities.  Charles comes from Coldwater, Michigan where he was employed with the Coldwater Board of Public Utilities as Director of Technical Services and Electric Operations since November 2003.  In this position, he managed the electric distribution, service, generation, […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast for March 26, 2018

New Bern and Beyond Podsquad
Episode 90 Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: George Oliver (Oliver and Cheek), Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Susan Moffat-Thomas (Adult Enrichment Program), Rich Sheridan (Crystal Coast Discovery Map) […]
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City Prepares for Winter Weather

City of New Bern, NC
Winter storm warnings have been issued for eastern North Carolina, including New Bern, and the City is urging residents to take precautions. The forecast calls for rain, freezing rain, and several inches of accumulating snow Wednesday into Thursday.  Highest accumulations are expected along the Highway 17 corridor.  Near-freezing and below-freezing temperatures mean travel could become […]
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Martin Marietta Park in New Bern

Martin Marietta Park
The City of New Bern Board of Aldermen directed the city manager to move forward with finalizing a land donation agreement that will result in the City’s largest ever park.  Martin Marietta, the current owner of approximately 55 acres along S. Glenburnie Road (across from the NCDOT Bridge Maintenance office and formerly used as a […]
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City of New Bern Independence Day Festivities

City of New Bern, NC
Residents and visitors are invited to New Bern for the City’s annual Independence Day festivities and patriotic fireworks show. Events begin in the afternoon at Lawson Creek Park followed by fireworks in the evening that will be launched from the boat ramp at the east end of the park. This popular launch spot provides a […]
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New Bern and Beyond Podcast – December 19

New Bern and Beyond Podcast
Find out the latest information about our beautiful and happening town of New Bern and Beyond. Beyond, meaning our travels throughout Eastern North Carolina. Listen to our podcast show here: During this show, New Bern Now’s Podsquad: Susan Moffat-Thomas, Rich Sheridan, Lisa Bisbee-Lentz, Wendy Card, and Special Guest Collen Roberts highlighted numerous businesses and non-profits […]
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New Bern’s Popular Riverwalk Extended

New Bern NC
The City of New Bern has recently completed an extension of its popular Riverwalk. On Wednesday, November 23rd, city officials and staff will recognize the completion of the project and officially open the new Riverwalk with a ribbon cutting scheduled for 12 p.m. The public is invited to attend. This extension adds 600 feet to […]
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City Preps for Hurricane Matthew

City of New Bern, NC
Although the forecast track for hurricane Matthew remains uncertain, the City of New Bern is taking steps now to prepare and is encouraging residents to do the same. National Hurricane Center meteorologists say the storm could pose a threat to the United States by week’s end, but forecast models vary widely as to where or […]
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