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Happy Earth Day 2019

Mayor Dana Outlaw - Earth Day Proclamation
Today marks the 49th Anniversary of Earth Day! Earth Day was declared by Senator Gaylord Nelson on April 22, 1970. Let’s reflect on his statement almost half a Century ago. He said, “Our goal is not just an environment of clean air and water and scenic beauty. The objective is an environment of decency, quality […]
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New Bern Earth Day Celebration 2019

New Bern Earth Day 2019
April 20 from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Did you know that Earth Day is recognized around the World as our Planet’s most significant civic engagement event? Although this is New Bern’s first Earth Day event in a few years, the recent announcement has sparked interest from citizens. We encourage everyone to join us for […]
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Coastal Environmental Partnership
The Coastal Environmental Partnership announces dates for its Household Hazardous Waste collection events. The first date is Saturday, September 21, from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Carteret County Health Department at 3820 Bridges Street in Morehead City. Pamlico and Craven events will both take place on Saturday, October 12.  The Pamlico County Courthouse […]
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The Cogs & Wheels Project presents “Gathering”

First Annual Exhibition at the Historic City Laundry May 10 and 11, 2013 901B Pollock Street This weekend, Laura Johnson and I visited the Historic City Laundry to learn about the Cogs and Wheels project spearheaded by Blake Wiggs, Teacher at Craven Early College and Jane Horner, Lead Artist. I’ve heard that Kathy Adolph was […]
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Help clean-up our streets and waterways!

Union Point Park in New Bern, NC
Craven County Clean Sweep sponsors three annual clean up events on the first Saturdays of February, May, and October to help keep New Bern streets and waterways free of litter. The upcoming one will be Saturday, May 4th, but if that day is not convenient, you can choose another day that fits your schedule! It’s […]
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