Every April, thousands of Chapel Hill and Carrboro residents make plans to leave town. Some are doing it under happy circumstances. They’re graduating, moving on to bigger and better things. But there are an increasing number of people who are leaving because their rent is going up—$100, $200, or more, and they can no longer […]
On our local Nextdoor site, there’s been a good deal of complaining about the new apartment complexes going up in Chapel Hill—and there’s no doubt that there has been a lot of apartment development, although it’s coming on the heels of decades of meager investment in our apartment stock. One comment struck me though. […]
This past weekend, Breck Maynokur, a real estate professional from Durham who describes herself as a “Californian in the South,” made a common observation about downtown Carrboro’s suitability for walkability: Her tweet received 153 likes, and was probably seen and appreciated by 20 times that number. Other Carrboro elected officials, including Susan Romaine, Sammy Slade, […]
We’re rounding up all of the endorsements for the May 17th primary. Early voting starts April 28. The full early voting schedule is here. This spreadsheet will be updated as more endorsements come out.
Here is a look at some of the local government meetings scheduled for this week, April 25-29, 2022: Chapel Hill Town Council The Chapel Hill Town Council will be holding a virtual meeting on Wednesday (April 27) at 7 pm — view the agenda here, access the Zoom here if you want to comment, and it’s also […]
In a recent post, I described the importance of building small connections around town to reduce our reliance on car travel and mentioned that the Planning Commission would be petitioning the Town Council to add a connection to the redeveloped Trinity Court apartments. Encourage Council to support a new connection to Trinity Court Details of […]