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CFPUA board approves budget, employee raises

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video While many government employees have gone years without a raise, workers at the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority can expect a pay hike soon. Full story...
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CFPUA: River Road should reopen Friday

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority says it expects the portion that has been closed since May 17 will reopen Friday. Full story...
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UPDATED: CFPUA responding to another sewer line break on 23rd Street

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CFPUA crews are responding to a sewer main break in the vicinity of 23rd Street and MLK Parkway. Due to the location of the line, it is necessary to close a portion of 23rd Street near MLK in order for crews to assess the situation and facilitate repairs. Full story...
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CFPUA recommends $750K in employee raises, critics a no-show for public hearing

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video The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority has had its fair share of critics since its conception, but the critics aren't showing up at meetings to voice their concerns. The authority’s board held a budget workshop and public hearing Wednesday night, but no one signed up to ask questions. Full story...
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River Road closed for sewer work

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River Road will be closed between Independence Blvd. and Sanders Dr. for the next two weeks while the CFPUA works on a sewer project. Full story...
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TRAFFIC ALERT: North 3rd closed at Red Cross Friday & Monday

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North 3rd Street, at the Red Cross Street intersection, will be closed Friday and Monday from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. while a new sewer line is installed underneath the road. Full story...
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CFPUA fined for Barnards Creek sewage spill

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The North Carolina Division of Water Quality has fined the Cape Fear Public Utility Authority for a sewage spill back in January. Full story...
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UPDATE: Monkey Junction annexation may cost City of Wilmington $1.7 million; Rivenbark says money budgeted

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video Wilmington's rush to annex the Monkey Junction area may cost the city an extra $1.7 million according to a New Hanover County Commissioner. Full story...
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H2O telethon hopes to raise funds for families without water

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video We can't live without water, but some folks around the Cape Fear struggle to get it every day. New Hanover County is trying to help. Help 2 Others is a new water assistance initiative by the county to help residents struggling to pay their water bills. Full story...
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CFPUA discussing where to apply five-percent rate hike

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video A new year may mean more money on your Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Bill. But is an increase worth it or just money down the drain? Full story...
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City says 3rd Street will be ready for Azalea Festival

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The City of Wilmington says work is on track to have 3rd Street ready through Grace Street in time for the Azalea Festival. The city says all traffic control will be removed, and the full road will be open for the Azalea Festival parade on April 14. Full story...
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New Hanover Co. plans telethon to help water customers

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New Hanover County will hold a telethon later this month to help wipe the slate clean for hundreds of households without water service due to nonpayment and additional fees. The Help2Others campaign will feature a day long telethon at the New Hanover County Government Center on Saturday, March 24. Full story...
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ONLY ON 3: Wilmington voters tepid on City Council, warming to CFPUA

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videoWe're taking a closer look at an exclusive poll that reveals what Wilmington voters think about some major issues in our city, namely, the job City Council is doing, as well as what voters think about the CFPUA. Full story...
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Businesses close as crews repair water main downtown

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Some downtown Wilmington businesses have closed their doors while crews repair a water main. The intersection of 2nd and Orange Streets is closed as CFPUA crews work on the water main. Full story...
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Work on lines could shut off water in parts of downtown Tuesday

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Some homes and businesses in downtown Wilmington could be without water tomorrow. CFPUA crews will repair a water main break near 2nd and Orange during the day. There will also be a line switch on N. 3rd Street overnight. Full story...
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