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Town officials are monitoring the threat posed by Tropical Storm Isaias which could bring up to four inches of rain to Wake County and wind gusts of up to 40 mph. All residents are encouraged to monitor weather forecasts and be prepared for changing weather conditions.

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On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 147 extending Phase Two of the state’s reopening plan until July 17 and requiring face masks be worn in public. Beginning today (Friday, June 26) at 5 p.m...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will follow North Carolina’s Safer-At-Home Phase 2 Order as outlined by Governor Roy Cooper’s Executive Order No. 141 beginning at 5 p.m. today (Friday, May 22). The Safer At Home Phase 2 runs...Read more


Curbside trash, recycling and yard waste collection will be suspended Monday, May 25, due to Memorial Day. As a result, the trash and recycling collection schedule will operate one day later than normal throughout the remainder of the week and extend into Saturday. So, for example, Monday’s...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest will join more than 30,000 cities and towns across the U.S. and Canada in celebrating Public Works Week May 17-23. But as our way of honoring the contributions our Public Works Department makes to our community every day, we are inviting Wake Forest residents to help us...Read more


A series of storms over the last few weeks brought gusty winds and heavy rains to our community leaving behind downed trees, tree limbs and branches. Beginning Thursday, April 23, the Town of Wake Forest will begin picking up piles of storm debris, including tree limbs and branches, across town...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest remains under a State of Emergency in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to limit the spread of the coronavirus, the Town has implemented several changes to ensure social and physical distance and limit exposure, while maintaining essential services. Provided...Read more


Tree Trimming Technician I Christopher Williamson successfully passed the NC Pesticide License Core Exam and NC Pesticide License Right of Way Exam on March 11. He joins Tree Trimming Technician II Mark Schissel as the second member of the Public Works Department’s Tree Trimming Division to earn...Read more


The Town of Wake Forest has been named a 2019 Tree City USA and Tree Line USA award winner. This marks the 41st year Wake Forest has earned the Tree City USA designation and the sixth year it has been recognized as a Tree Line USA.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all Town of Wake Forest facilities, including Town Hall, will be closed to the public starting Tuesday, March 24, until further notice. However, Town greenways and parks, including Flaherty Dog Park, will remain open.

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