As part of Fuquay-Varina’s efforts to spruce up its downtown and make it more pedestrian- and development-friendly, the town is in the midst of removing trees that have lined Main Street for decades and replacing them with a variety of new ones. On Wednesday, April 27, a worker on Main Street digs out the roots of an old tree to be replaced by a sapling.
As part of Fuquay-Varina’s efforts to spruce up its downtown and make it more pedestrian- and development-friendly, the town is in the midst of removing trees that have lined Main Street for decades and replacing them with a variety of new ones. On Wednesday, April 27, a worker on Main Street digs out the roots of an old tree to be replaced by a sapling. Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com
As part of Fuquay-Varina’s efforts to spruce up its downtown and make it more pedestrian- and development-friendly, the town is in the midst of removing trees that have lined Main Street for decades and replacing them with a variety of new ones. On Wednesday, April 27, a worker on Main Street digs out the roots of an old tree to be replaced by a sapling. Henry Gargan hgargan@newsobserver.com

Fuquay-Varina’s new trees downtown a small step in town’s development goals

April 30, 2016 08:00 AM

UPDATED April 30, 2016 12:00 PM

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