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Fireworks, food trucks, live entertainment, children’s activities, and more await you at Wake Forest’s 2022 Independence Day Celebration. Presented by Capital Chevrolet, this year’s event promises two days’ worth of free fun and excitement for the entire family. For complete details, visit...Read more


The process of updating the 2012 Historic Preservation Plan is underway, and we need your input. Wake Forest residents, business owners, and community stakeholders are invited to complete an...Read more


Town Manager Kip Padgett presented the Fiscal Year 2022-23 budget to the Board of Commissioners for consideration on Tuesday, May 3. Designed to reflect the goals and strategies...Read more


You can make a difference in our community by applying to fill one of two vacancies on the Urban Forestry Board (UFB). All residents of Wake Forest and its extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) are eligible to apply.

The online application is available through Monday, May 16, at...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will host a free, monthly outdoor movie series from May through August at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. The first in the series of Family Movie Nights at Joyner Park will feature the film “Trolls World Tour”...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer a free outdoor fitness series four nights a week in May at E. Carroll Joyner Park, 701 Harris Road. Free and open to area residents of all ages,...Read more


During the week of May 2, Town crews will repair the sidewalk along the 300 block of Wait Avenue daily from 7 a.m.-3 p.m.

Signage and cones will be in place to manage traffic flow and safely direct motorists through the work area. For the safety of work crews, drivers are encouraged to...Read more


Raleigh Water has reduced to one lane with alternating two-way traffic a portion of the 600 block of South Main Street/US 1A. The temporary lane closure is necessary to allow crews to repair a water main. The work is expected to be completed by 3 p.m. Signage and flaggers are in place to manage...Read more


The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department is partnering with the Northern Wake Senior Center to offer free classes for seniors at the Alston-Massenburg Center (AMC), 416 N. Taylor St.

The PRCR Department is providing the classes with a...Read more


The Wake Forest Police Department (WFPD) is reminding residents to report crime and suspicious activity to law enforcement before posting the information on social media.

As the popularity of social media continues to increase, many people are using it to report suspicious activity and...Read more



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