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Local therapists talk mental health

Local therapists talk mental health

MATTHEWS – People across the world will unite next month to promote psychological and emotional health through the Mental Health Foundation’s annual Mental Health Awareness Week, May 11 to 17,… Read more »

Matthews takes steps to become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly

Matthews takes steps to become more bicycle and pedestrian friendly

MATTHEWS – Leading a healthier, more active life could soon become easier for area residents, as Matthews leaders take steps toward making the town more bicycle and pedestrian friendly. The… Read more »

Rotary spaghetti dinner to benefit local nonprofits

Rotary spaghetti dinner to benefit local nonprofits

MATTHEWS – The Matthews Rotary Club will reach out to support local nonprofits this weekend through its sixth annual spaghetti dinner. The dinner will take place on Friday, April 24,… Read more »

Teal Butterfly Challenge raising awareness for ovarian cancer

Teal Butterfly Challenge raising awareness for ovarian cancer

If you see area residents walking around with their fingernails painted teal, it’s likely they’re participating in the Teal Butterfly Challenge to raise awareness for ovarian cancer. Janine DeFeo, an… Read more »

News Briefs: April 23 to 29

News Briefs: April 23 to 29

Charlotte Water to 
replace drinking pipes in downtown Matthews MATTHEWS – Charlotte Water, previously known as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Utilities, will replace drinking water pipes along West Matthews, North Ames, Main, South… Read more »

Mint Hill tentatively budgets funds for external agencies for coming fiscal year

Mint Hill tentatively budgets funds for external agencies for coming fiscal year

MINT HILL – As budget season commences, the Mint Hill Board of Commissioners recently began nailing down the amount of funding the town will provide to external agencies during fiscal… Read more »

Legislators address uncertain 
fate of public education

Legislators address uncertain 
fate of public education

Area legislators faced hard questions regarding the fate of North Carolina public education on Friday, April 10, at MeckEd’s Community Conversation event, and the outcome doesn’t look as promising as… Read more »

Matthews, Sainte Maxime officially become ‘sister cities’

Matthews, Sainte Maxime officially become ‘sister cities’

MATTHEWS – They might be geographically separated by an entire ocean, but Matthews and Sainte Maxime, France, have never been closer. Matthews Mayor Jim Taylor and Sainte Maxime Mayor Vincent… Read more »

Queen’s Grant raises funds after vandalism on soccer field

Queen’s Grant raises funds after vandalism on soccer field

MINT HILL – What most likely was intended as a juvenile prank this winter left lasting damage for Queen’s Grant High School. On Feb. 18 around midnight, Christopher Dunlap, of… Read more »

Earth Day event returning to Matthews this weekend

Earth Day event returning to Matthews this weekend

MATTHEWS – HAWK Habitat and Wildlife Keepers will partner with Matthews this weekend to bring environmentally-friendly and educational activities to town through the ninth annual Earth Day Celebration. The event… Read more »