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The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources Department is partnering with GSK and the UNC Morehead Planetarium & Science Center to offer “Science in the Summer” for rising 2 nd through 8 th graders. The free program will be offered at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest is launching a comprehensive public education campaign on proper recycling behaviors. Over the next year, #RecycleRightWF will introduce and emphasize a series of easy-to-understand messages aimed at simplifying...Read more


Now that North Carolina has lifted all indoor and outdoor capacity requirements and masks and social distancing are no longer required, the Town of Wake Forest is pleased to announce the return of several popular in-person events, including the July 3 Fireworks Spectacular and Friday Night on...Read more


Several members of the Wake Forest Police Department are raising money for NC Special Olympics and the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics by participating in "Mustache May." With a goal of $5,...Read more


The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) recently named the Town of Wake Forest as the recipient of the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its fiscal year 2020-21 annual budget. This marks the seventh consecutive year Wake Forest has...Read more


On Monday, Moody’s Investors Service joined Standard & Poor’s (S&P) and Fitch Ratings Services in assigning a triple A rating to the Town of Wake Forest’s $1.3 million General Obligation (GO) Public Improvement Bonds, Series 2021A and $4.9 million General Obligation Public Improvement...Read more


Due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, the Town of Wake Forest relaxed a number of temporary sign enforcement activities over the past year in an effort to support Wake Forest businesses during the pandemic. Now that conditions are improving and North Carolina’s restrictions are being...Read more


This traffic pattern change has been postponed until Tuesday, May 18.

On Tuesday, May 18, several important traffic pattern changes will take effect in the vicinity of the soon-to-open Wegmans, specifically along the new Ligon Mill Road Extension and...Read more


The Wake Forest Town Hall and other administrative offices will be closed Monday, May 31, in observance of Memorial Day . Wake Forest Bus Service, along with curbside trash...Read more


Holding Park Aquatic Center (HPAC) will open for the 2021 season Saturday, May 29, at 9 a.m. To view the daily operating schedule, visit ....Read more



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