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One squirrel, two squirrels, three squirrels more?

“Do you know why my room is dirty?” 15-year-old Mark asked me on Friday. Yes, I said, but it’s a long story. It started at 5 a.m. Friday. I rose from bed to finish up on the weekend edition of In the Now and a couple of other items when I heard a …

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Old Brick Road at Caswell Branch

Follow the Old Brick Road to Caswell Branch

Have you ever received a call from a friend you met on social media asking you to meet them at a “branch” on the old brick road and you have no idea where it is? Side note for my fellow transplants: a branch is defined as a “small water feature”. Back to the …

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The Pulse: ‘Joy and Light’ brings both to your shopping experience.

Joy and Light, the new shop on 226 Craven St. beside the Isaac Taylor House and across the street from Blush Boutique, is a relaxing environment, filled with the glorious synthesis of the innumerable aromas that emanate from its in-house handmade soaps and candles. You’re sure to find treasures at prices you can …

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New Bern Farm and Garden

In the Weeds: Ready, Set, Trying to Grow a Garden

How do you feel about gardening? Some people think it’s simple and others think it’s difficult. This is a story of two people who have opposite opinions on gardening but are giving it a go together. Although this is not our intention, gardening would be a terrific opportunity to rebuild relationships that may …

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New Bern Now and New Bern Post Merge

Note to readers: We need your support

  New Bern Now and New Bern Post have merged operations. Many of you know that. New Bern Now, founded in 2009, has always been the friendly go-to place for information about events and achievements in the New Bern area. Founder Wendy Card expanded her website with a magazine (first called The Ledger, …

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Stacked Media

Things to do: Bank of the Arts in New Bern announces May events

Plus, a call for entries for ‘Stacked Art’ Here is what is coming up in May 2021 at Bank of the Arts in Downtown New Bern. The Craven Arts Council & Gallery is free and open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. It is located at Bank of the …

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Musician Howard Matthews

In the Now Weekend Edition: April 16-18

Good morning, New Bern Now Readers. It’s going to be a pleasantly warm weekend with just a slight chance of rain. Get outside and enjoy it. Here’s the rest of your daily briefing, expanded to include the weekend and beyond. *** Weather Today will be sunny, with a high near 69. West wind …

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