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Court updates conditions of release for Kochetkov

Town of Wake Forest

On Monday, Sept. 17, at approximately 1 a.m., Wake Forest Police arrested Arthur Vladimir Kochetkov at 6212 Tiffield Way. Kochetkov was charged with misdemeanor communicating threats for statements made via Facebook. On Thursday, as a result of the ongoing investigation involving Kochetkov, the charges pending against him were upgraded to a Class H felony in violation of NC General Statute ... Read More »

Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day relocating to Holding Park

Town of Wake Forest

Due to a scheduling issue resulting from Hurricane Florence, Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day is moving to Holding Park, 133 W. Owen Ave. The festivities will take place from 1-4 p.m. Holding Park features a large playground with five slides and swings, picnic tables and a basketball court. In addition, the new Holding Park Aquatic Center will be open free to ... Read More »

New charge filed against Kochetkov

Town of Wake Forest

On Monday, Sept. 17, at approximately 1 a.m., Wake Forest Police arrested Arthur Vladimir Kochetkov, 33, at 6212 Tiffield Way. Kochetkov was charged with communicating threats for statements made via Facebook. He remains in custody. Earlier today, as a result of the ongoing investigation involving Kochetkov, the charges pending against him were upgraded to a Class H felony in violation ... Read More »

Holding Park Aquatic Center to open this Saturday

Town of Wake Forest

The Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department and the Recreation Advisory Board (RAB) are inviting the community to the official opening of the Holding Park Aquatic Center, 133 W. Owen Ave., this Saturday, Sept. 22, at 10 a.m. The PRCR and RAB are commemorating this special occasion by offering free admission to the facility from 10 a.m.-7:30 ... Read More »

Kochetkov bond raised to $100,000

Town of Wake Forest

On Monday, Sept. 17, at approximately 1 a.m., Wake Forest Police arrested Arthur Vladimir Kochetkov, 33, at 6212 Tiffield Way without incident. Kochetkov was charged with communicating threats for statements made via Facebook. Initially, he was being held in the Wake County Jail under a $10,000 secured bond. Earlier today, however, following a request for bond modification by the Wake ... Read More »

29th Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony to honor Rufus Forrest

Town of Wake Forest

Area residents are invited to the 29th Wake Forest Memorial Flag-Raising Ceremony on Monday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. The program will take place in Centennial Plaza, in front of the Wake Forest Town Hall, 301 S. Brooks St. The Sept. 10 service will honor Rufus Forrest, who served his nation in the U.S. Navy during World War II. Members ... Read More »

Traffic Alert – North White Street

Town of Wake Forest

Drivers should expect delays along North White Street Friday, Sept. 7, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Town crews will periodically reduce to one lane with intermittent two-way traffic portions of North White from East Spring Street to Royal Mill Avenue in order to mow the grass along the roadway. No detours will be posted, but signage and flaggers will be in place ... Read More »

Traffic Alert – McDowell Drive & Stadium Drive

Town of Wake Forest

One of the two McDowell Drive entrances to Fletcher Village, off Stadium Drive, will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Fred Smith Co., a private contractor working on behalf of the Town of Wake Forest, will close the eastern McDowell Drive entrance so crews can install utilities as part of the Stadium Drive Complete Street Project. The ... Read More »

PRCR to offer Preschool Sensory Gym on Mondays & Thursdays

Town of Wake Forest

Beginning Thursday, Sept. 6, the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department will offer a free, year-round Preschool Sensory Gym for special needs children ages 18 months-five-years-old on Mondays from 10:45-11:45 a.m. and Thursdays from 11 am-noon. Both sessions will take place at the Flaherty Park Community Center, 1226 N. White St. Parents are invited to bring their little ones ... Read More »

PRCR extends application deadline for Parks & Greenways Bench Donation Program

Town of Wake Forest

Earlier this year, the Wake Forest Parks, Recreation & Cultural Resources (PRCR) Department introduced a Bench Donation Program for Town-maintained parks and greenways. The initiative allows the PRCR Department, through donor funding, to install benches in and along Town parks and greenways in areas that have been identified as appropriate and suitable. The program also offers a unique and meaningful ... Read More »