CAPE CARTERET — A permanent fix for an exposed water main on Bogue Sound Drive is on hold as engineers try to figure out a long-term solution.
CAPE CARTERET — After an all-day effort, workers from Western Carteret Water Corp., Sunland Builders and the town of Cape Carteret managed late Wednesday to temporarily protect a water main that became exposed and was floating in rainwater after a section of Bogue Sound Drive washed out.
CAPE CARTERET — Workers from Western Carteret Water Corp. worked Wednesday to address potentially serious problems from a water main exposed after a section of Bogue Sound Drive washed out during heavy rains from a thunderstorm Tuesday night.
CAPE CARTERET — A slow-moving, strong thunderstorm with frequent lightning dumped 3 to 5 inches of rain into already saturated ground in western Carteret CountyTuesday night, deluging yards and streets in portions of Cape Carteret and Emerald Isle.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners voted 4-1 Wednesday night to adopt Cape Carteret’s $1.63 million fiscal 2020-21 budget.
CAPE CARTERET — Large-scale fireworks show may be more scarce this Fourth of July in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic, but Cape Carteret residents will be able buy their own sparklers and other non-explosive, non-airborne pyrotechnics in town this year.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners Monday night locked in post-storm cleanup contractors and expenses for the next three hurricane seasons.
CAPE CARTERET — Commissioners held the required public hearing on Town Manager Zach Steffey’s proposed 2020-21 budget Monday night, but no residents spoke and the board took no action.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners have scheduled a required public hearing Monday on the proposed 2020-21 budget developed by Town Manager Zach Steffey and revised with direction from the board in two work sessions within the past few weeks.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners Monday morning agreed by consensus to delay until at least July a decision on whether to fund construction of a storage facility at the public works department site on Taylor Notion Road.
CAPE CARTERET —The town is simultaneously working toward getting a state grant and holding a bond referendum to complete the Cape Carteret Trail, Town Manager Zach Steffey told commissioners during a special meeting Monday held via GoToMeeting.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners Monday morning agreed to include funds for 7.5 police officers in the fiscal 2020-21 budget and keep funding Draco, the soon-to-be K-9 officer, but voted down a proposal to lease two new police cars in the fiscal year that begins Wednesday, July 1.
CAPE CARTERET — Cape Carteret commissioners will hold a special meeting Monday at 10 a.m. to conduct their second work session on Town Manager Zach Steffey’s proposed 2020-21 budget.
Editor's note: This article was updated at 10:21 a.m. Tuesday, May 26, 2020, to correct a typo.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners during a special meeting Friday took steps to improve the aesthetics and safety around town hall, voting to spend money to build new sidewalks and pave a gravel parking lot.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners Monday night unanimously approved a conditional-use permit for the proposed Animal House pet grooming, boarding and daycare business on Golfin Dolphin Drive.
CAPE CARTERET —Draco, the soon-to-be K-9 officer in the town’s police department, still has a few months of training left before he gets to work.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners voted 3-2 Monday night to begin the process to put a $750,000 bond referendum to fund completion of the Cape Carteret Trail on the Tuesday, Nov. 3 General Election ballot.
CAPE CARTERET — Commissioners listened to a presentation Thursday, but took no action, on a proposal for a private company to manage the town’s fleet of vehicles.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners Thursday spent close to five hours discussing Town Manager Zach Steffey’s draft fiscal 2020-21 budget, dwelling on police department finances, but took no votes.
CAPE CARTERET — Town commissioners at their next meeting will discuss whether to hold a bond referendum to raise money to fund completion of the Cape Carteret Trail.
CAPE CARTERET — The town’s 2020 street-paving project started Friday, beginning on a portion of Dolphin Street, which runs from its intersection with Highway 24, the site of town hall, to Bogue Sound.
EMERALD ISLE — With Easter weekend – the traditional start of tourism season – come and gone, officials here and in Cape Carteret said Tuesday they were pleased with the response to restrictions imposed to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
CAPE CARTERET — A 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew and new business occupancy restrictions will go into effect in Cape Carteret Friday as a result of an amendment to the state of emergency declared last month to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.
CAPE CARTERET — The town planning board Tuesday night recommended commissioners approve the site plan for a new Island Pet Veterinary Hospital building and a conditional-use permit for Animal House, a new pet grooming, boarding and daycare business.