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City of Wilmington

City's response to Downtown Wilmington murder

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video While the details of last night's fatal shooting are being investigated, it is important to note the significant efforts that have been, and are being made by public safety personnel to increase safety downtown. Full story...
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CFPUA CEO gets raise, contract extension

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The Cape Fear Public Utility Authority Board Wednesday voted unanimously to extend CEO Matt Jordan’s contract, a document that included a roughly 3.73-percent pay raise. Full story...
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Final phase of N. 3rd Street renovation starts next week

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Starting next Tuesday, October 16, milling and resurfacing (the final phase of the North 3rd Street project) will cause intermittent delays on 3rd Street from Market Street to the MLK Parkway. This operation will be underway until mid-December. Full story...
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Olsen Farms says City of Wilmington defaulted on building park

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The City has recently announced plans to place a bond referendum on the ballot in November to fund a $37 million baseball stadium in the City, and attorney Gary Shipman said that this was particularly disturbing to his Olsen Farms. “We think that the City needs to fund and complete its current obligations before embarking on any others, and we’re hopeful that our discussions with the City over the coming weeks will refocus the priorities,” Shipman said. Full story...
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StarNewsOnline: Tree falls on car, blocks Market Street

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A Wilmington man was shaken up but uninjured Thursday morning after a large tree branch fell on his car as he was driving on Market Street. Full story...
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City approves first of two votes for recommended budget

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video The city also held a public hearing on the recommended budget, where only four people attended, three of which were from city-partner agencies. Full story...
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Ballpark meeting leaves many questions

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videoDespite it being election night, Wilmington City Hall was full for a public meeting about bringing baseball to the Port City. With questions swirling over stadium sites and funding, not all people are singing take me out to the ball game. Full story...
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Report: Building Trader Joe's on College & Oleander wouldn't make traffic worse

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Building a Trader Joe's in the empty lot on College and Oleander wouldn't cause much more congestion says a study done for the city. Full story...
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Public meeting on downtown window signs Thursday

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You are invited to attend a public meeting to provide input and review the results of the recent online survey regarding windown signs downtown. The meeting will be held Thursday, January 19, from 5:30 – 7:30 pm in City Hall. Full story...
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UPDATE: Boil water advisory for Downtown Wilmington this weekend

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Water Service Transfer/3rd Street Project – The previously reported times for this scheduled water system shut down has been adjusted to minimize impact to busy downtown community. Full story...
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Fight over annexation continues

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video The petitions are in, and the people have spoken but the fight over annexation is far from over. The city of Wilmington and four other cities across the state have filed a lawsuit against the State of North Carolina, the North Carolina Board of Elections, and multiple county’s Board of Elections. Full story...
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Wilmington's 4th of July... It's a blast!!

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video Check out Wilmington's Fourth of July fireworks celebration. The weather was perfect. The fireworks were impressive. Click play video to see our report from Monday night. Full story...
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Dudley Mansion's scheduled events must end at 10 p.m.

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Wilmington City Council voted in favor of the court's ruling about parties at the Dudley Mansion. Full story...
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City looking at privacy issues surrounding emails

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The city of Wilmington is reviewing its e-mail policy after the Wilmington Star News discovered nearly 40,000 e-mails to and from city and employees had been marked as "private" within the last year. Full story...
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