There was a moment in the American Legion public meeting last night at the library where someone invited everyone in the room to the American Legion land this morning – it’s Wednesday – to clear wisteria. Dotty Foley of HOPE NC interrupted him. “We have to go to work to pay the rent,” she said. […]
Let’s keep it 100 percent dedicated to recreation! We used AI software to generate the site plan below based on local residents’ priorities and to keep the land consistent with the existing community character. We’d love to hear your feedback!
Imagine your town council proposes a 20+ acre new park and also much needed missing middle housing for municipal workers in your community. Oh yeah, and also some shops like the ones they have next to that amazing downtown park in Blowing Rock, NC. And, get this, the new park will be within easy walking […]
This piece was written by Melody Kramer with input from Geoff Green, Caroline Dwyer, John Rees, Stephen Whitlow, and Martin Johnson. Update – June 16, 2022 On June 5, CHALT published an anonymous blog post (“A New Park…) containing serious accusations of misconduct against several Town of Chapel Hill council members without any supporting evidence. Our […]
A recap of the Chapel Hill Town Council Working Session on the American Legion Park, June 1, 2022
The nice thing about signing a petition is it allows you to feel virtuous without the need to contemplate any hard choices or competing priorities. And what’s more virtuous than advocating for a community good when you don’t have to figure out how to pay for it? That’s no doubt the reason behind the relative […]