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Use ‘SeeClickFix’ to Report Nonemergencies

Several years ago the Town of Wake Forest introduced “SeeClickFix” as a simple, yet effective way for residents to report quality of life, non-emergency issues. Since then, the Town has addressed hundreds of citizens’ concerns, ranging from damaged sidewalks and potholes to clogged storm drains a… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Just a Little History: New Deal Shaped Our Town

Politicians and just ordinary people argue about federal investment in infrastructure, but in Wake Forest in the 1930s it helped families whose breadwinners had lost their jobs and left us with buildings we still use and a safer route for an important street. Early in the decade, the town won a … Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Town Launches ‘Wake Forest Cares’

Wake Forest is a community that cares. As consistently as sunrise, our citizens contribute their time, talents and resources to help neighbors in need or support worthwhile causes that make a lasting difference. In recognition of this wonderful legacy, the Town of Wake Forest is excited to launc… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Be Patient, Please. Many Leaf Piles to Pick Up

The Town of Wake Forest is asking residents to be patient as crews work to collect large amounts of leaves and other yard waste along local streets and in neighborhoods throughout our community. The Town typically provides bi-monthly loose leaf collection service which calls for crews to service… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Thanks to Shred-A-Thon Participants

The Wake Forest Purple Heart Foundation wishes to thank everyone who contributed to the success of the recent paper shredding extravaganza Saturday, November 21, at the SEBTS Paterson Hall parking lot on Wingate Street in Wake Forest. The community had an opportunity to have documents shredded a… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Letters to Santa Mailbox Just Installed

The Town of Wake Forest has installed a “Letters for Santa” mailbox in Jones Plaza at the intersection of South White Street and East Jones Avenue. Children of all ages are invited to bring their letters to Santa’s Mailbox any time between now and Thursday, Dec. 24, for immediate delivery to the… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »

Obituaries

Frances Fragiorgi Wake Forest Frances Fragiorgi, 90, passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2020. She was born in Brooklyn, NY, the daughter of the late Concetta Grasta Romano and Paul Romano. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ferdinando Fragiorgi. The funeral was held Thursday evening, N… Click here to read the full Wake Forest Gazette story Read More »

Make It a ‘giving’ Holiday Season

We are very good at giving thanks at our Thanksgiving dinners, but this year, with the pandemic, faltering businesses, anxiety about how to pay the rent or mortgage and put food on that table, the Gazette would like to urge everyone in the Wake Forest community who can to give generously to their… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

Boundaries Matter When Towns Grow Together

As you travel around the area, say on Rogers Road between Wake Forest and Rolesville, you will notice that the subdivisions roll by in an uninterrupted stream of houses but then you see a sign saying “Rolesville” or “Wake Forest.” Travel Burlington Mills Road and it is the same. And then there ar… Click here to read the full Wake ... Read More »

WF Holiday Artisans Market Held on White St.

This year’s Wake Forest Holiday Artisans Market will be held outdoors along South White Street on Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The outdoor market is presented by ARTS Wake Forest  and the Wake Forest Guild of Artists  and will feature a wide variety of items handmade by 25 regi… Click here to read the full Wake Forest ... Read More »