We’re starting a series of interviews with Council Members in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. Today we’re speaking with Carrboro Town Council member (and Mayor Pro Tem) Susan Romaine who is the founder of Orange County Living Wage and PORCH Chapel Hill-Carrboro. Romaine, who was elected in 2019, serves as Council’s liaison to the Economic Sustainability […]
Howdy ho, neighbors. We’re about to start another exciting season of Carrboro and Chapel Hill Town Council meetings — and have everything you need to know about watching and following right here in this blog post. When does Town Council meet? Carrboro Carrboro’s Town Council meets at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays; meetings are streamed, and […]
It’s no surprise that the demographics of the people who spoke are wildly dissimilar from the Carrboro’s overall demographics, by any measure.
Recently, a social media post from anti-greenway group Friends of Bolin Creek caught our attention. It seemed to suggest that paving a 10-foot-wide path along an existing 30-foot-wide sewer easement next to Bolin Creek would be equivalent to deforestation. This is bananas. The proposed greenway along Bolin Creek would be built on top of a […]
Stalling or delaying a project happens a lot in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. We often hear: More time is needed, or More studies are needed, or We must wait for our understaffed town staff to answer a long list of questions before proceeding. Delaying or stalling a project stops progress. It makes projects more expensive, […]
Hello! What a week – there’s trick-or-treating, of course, but there’s also a full slate of civic meetings and activities to delight and inspire us all once again. Let ‘s dig in. Tuesday November 1 BOCC meeting We kick off the week with an Orange County Board of Commissioners Business Meeting 7:00 PM, Richard Whitted […]