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    Queen Street Road Closure Update

    Queen Street Road closure, betwe… READ MORE

    Sale of Former Firemen's Museum

    The Board of Aldermen voted Tues… READ MORE

    Independence Day Festivities

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    Board of Alderman Meeting to Include Announcement of New City Manager

    The New Bern Board of Alderman plans to announce the appointment of Mark A. Stephens as its new City Manager at the regularly scheduled board meeting on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

    Commercial Real Estate Mapping & Economic Development Website

    The City of New Bern proudly announces the launch of the new Commercial Real Estate Mapping & Economic Development website. In an attempt to boost economic development and drive new business into the city, the new site enables business owners to easily ide…

    Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Cities Program

    Click "Read More" to view the latest draft of the Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Cities Program

    Community Assessment Needs Survey

    The City of New Bern would like to hear from residents, service providers, business owners, and other interested parties on the housing, community, and economic development needs and resources of the community. This feed back will be used to help the City …

    New Bern Beautification Awards: Request for Nominations

    We are pleased to introduce the new and improved Neighborhood Beautification Awards! A program of the New Bern Appearance Commission, the Awards are designed to encourage and promote community involvement in keeping New Bern a beautiful place to live, work…

    Save on Your Energy Bill with A Free Energy Audit

    Before winter cold sets in for good, the City of New Bern is offering customers opportunities for free energy checkups – online or with a visit to the customer’s home. The checkups can help customers identify where energy dollars are being wasted, and how …

    New Bern Becomes First City in North Carolina to Support Accessible Icon Project

    Handicap accessibility signs in New Bern are getting a new look, thanks to a Harvard graduate student and her North Carolina friend.

    DIY Network’s “Blog Cabin” Highlights New Bern

    New Bern is receiving national recognition thanks to a new show on the DIY Network. “Blog Cabin” is an interactive show that asks internet users to vote on the design features of a remodeled or restored home. Once construction is complete, “Blog Cabin” awa…


    The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States & Canada (GFOA) has recognized the City of New Bern with the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. The certificate was presented at the Tuesday, August 13th Board …
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