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Civic news: What happened during June in Chapel Hill and Carrboro?

Both Chapel Hill and Carrboro Town Councils have a much-deserved summer recess and wrapped up a number of items in June. Here’s our roundup, along with some other civic news. Happy Summer Recess, Civics Nerds! Don’t forget to check your voter registration. What happened in Carrboro? Jason Merrill, Catherine Frey, Eliazar Posada announce council runs […]

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Fray, McCullough, Beauregard enter town council races in Carrboro, Chapel Hill

A lot went on this week. We’re trying to keep up with it! Here’s a summary of civic news. New Carrboro town budget dropped You can read the proposed budget here. No property tax increase. We’re still going through this and will write up something longer in the coming days. #BudgetSeason Carrboro Town Council member […]

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Bolin Forest Climate Action: The latest in the misinformation campaign against Carrboro’s Greenway

We came across a brand new website earlier this week — a website so new, it’s not quite finished. It’s called “Bolin Forest Climate Action,” and appears to be created by the Friends of Bolin Creek, the anti-greenway organization that has stymied Carrboro’s plans to add a 10-foot-wide path along the existing sewage easement along […]

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A new petition against the Bolin Creek Greenway is riddled with misinformation

A new petition has started circulating from Friends of Bolin Creek, the anti-greenway group that has stalled Carrboro’s efforts to build out a 10-foot paved path along an existing 30-foot-wide sewage easement along Bolin Creek. A paved path already exists in Chapel Hill along Bolin Creek, and similar greenways exist in Hillsborough, Durham, Raleigh, Cary […]