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Will Carrboro Solve Its Parking Problem?

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, […]

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A look at the week ahead — April 25, 2022

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 […]

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Carrboro Town Council meeting petition is not equitable

A new petition is circulating from the BetterCarrboro listserv encouraging immediate in-person meetings for the Carrboro Town Council. One signer writers, “Time to stop hiding behind Zoom curtain. Real people are not digital images.” As of this writing, the petition has 14 signatures. I disagree that Zoom meetings have limited public participation or are different […]