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After operating as a private, non-profit organization for 37 years, the Wake Forest Fire Department (WFFD) officially joined the Town of Wake Forest today.

The merger comes less than a year after the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners (BOC) unanimously authorized town staff and the town...Read more

07/01/2020

In an ongoing effort to promote art and creativity, while also emphasizing the importance of staying safe during the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is now offering take-home activity kits for children ages 5-11 of all ability...Read more

07/01/2020

The Wake Forest Public Art Commission (PAC) is inviting artists to apply for an open call seeking temporary and permanent sculptures for future projects. These exhibits will provide for the display of public art sculptures and murals throughout Wake Forest.

Local, state, national and...Read more

07/01/2020

A partnership between the Town of Wake Forest and Wake Electric has resulted in the installation of four electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at Joyner Park Community Center, 701 Harris Road. Available to the public and free of charge, the charging stations are ideally situated for electric...Read more

07/01/2020

On Wednesday, July 1, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Utility Service Contractors, a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic the portion of Heritage Lake Road from Front Gate Lane to Smith Creek Soccer Center, 690 Heritage...Read more

06/30/2020

Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) will open for the 2020 season Wednesday, July 1, at 9 a.m.

Due to COVID-19, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is implementing several new policies and...Read more

06/30/2020

The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, July 6, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Yard waste collection will also be suspended, but curbside trash, recycling and bulk waste collection will not be affected.

Yard Waste

Yard...Read more

06/30/2020

UPDATE - All lanes along northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 in the vicinity of Caveness Farms Avenue have reopened following a two-vehicle accident.

A two-vehicle accident has closed all lanes of Northbound Capital Boulevard/US 1 in the vicinity of Caveness Farms Avenue. Emergency...Read more

06/30/2020

Due to Governor Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 related executive orders, the Town of Wake Forest is replacing its traditional July 3 Fireworks Spectacular with an alternative virtual celebration. At approximately 9:15 p.m. on Friday July 3, the Town will share on its Facebook page an Independence Day...Read more

06/26/2020

Work on a South Main Street/North Main Street/US 1A resurfacing project will require a series of overnight lane closures over the next few weeks beginning Monday, June 29.

Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of NCDOT, will reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way...Read more

06/26/2020

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