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Jerry and Neighborhood Hazardous Waste Pick-up

By Julia Borbely-Brown Several times in the past decades I have organized a hazardous waste collection morning to save you the time and effort of driving to Durham’s Solid Waste site on E. Club Blvd. On the morning of Saturday

Posted in Community development, Environment, Health and safety, Stewardship and beautification

Traffic Update

By Mollie Flowe Now that the I-885 connector is open, neighbors who live along or near Duke and Gregson have anecdotally reported lighter traffic, though it’s possibly fewer vehicles going at higher speeds.  We are in conversation about a meeting

Posted in Health and safety, New Developments, Traffic

Police Update from Lt. Cloninger

By Ron Gallagher Lt. Nick Cloninger, deputy commander of the Durham Police Department’s District 2, which covers Trinity Park, joined the May TPNA meeting to talk about crime and safety in the neighborhood.  He covered several topics. Larcenies and burglaries: 

Posted in Health and safety, TPNA

East End Connector – The End in Sight

By Mollie Flowe According to NCDOT, the East End Connector, a stretch of highway that will connect NC 147 with US 70, is expected to open this summer.  In fact, WRAL reports that the connector will open to the first

Posted in Health and safety, Traffic

Free N95 Masks

Free N95 Masks Come and get ‘em! High quality, Honeywell N95 masks with head straps. Pick-up locations: 705 Watts St (home of Jo Darby) Little Free Library at 1010 Knox St Little Free Library at 410 Watts St Little Free

Posted in Health and safety

Bikes, Pedestrians, and Traffic Barriers on Watts St.

The City of Durham implemented the Shared Streets pilot project last fall, to increase the options for safe travel and exercise in urban areas during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Seven streets throughout the city, including Watts St., were selected for the

Posted in Health and safety, Recreation, Traffic