Tuesday, August 16, 2022

ICYMI: Hundreds of new apartments, questions for CFPUA, issues at treatment centers

Headlines come and go faster than ever. Check out the stories people were talking about in this week's 'In Case You Missed It'

Developers of the Independence Mall have promised an enhanced shopping experience, but have been vague on the residential aspect of the renovation. It now appears that plans include 750 apartments, and the NCDOT will be looking at the traffic impact. READ MORE

Goodbye Wilmington Sears, hello 750-apartments?

On Tuesday morning, CFPUA warned that 30,000 residents had dangerous levels of fluoride in their water. Serious questions remain – like how long had levels been high, and what caused them to spike – but CFPUA has been unable to answer them. READ MORE

Update: State says fluoride double federal limit in water. CFPUA can’t explain why

The epidemic of opioid addiction in the Wilmington area has brought with it a dozen new for-profit treatment centers. State inspection reports confirm long-standing rumors: many of these facilities have issues. READ MORE

Half of Wilmington’s private drug treatment facilities cited, including one for a patient’s death

Martha’s Kitchen provides free meals for hundreds in need around the Carolina Beach area. Recently, the grill was stolen. Martha Kitchen’s hopes to locate it. Residents have also launched a GoFundMe page to help provide a new grill. READ MORE

Carolina Beach soup kitchen offers reward for stolen grill used to feed hundreds

It’s been over a year since Carolina Beach embarked on its ill-fated attempt to dredge the lake. Now, town council must decide how to handle the fallout from the terminated project. READ MORE

To dredge or not to dredge? That is the question for Carolina Beach

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