Carrboro

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Carrboro: The worst developments are those that we don’t discuss

Early this morning, Carrboro resident Ray Lovinggood shared a few pictures he captured on his morning route. More unaffordable housing for Carrboro, NC. pic.twitter.com/SaB1IBFjog — Ray Lovinggood (@RayLovinggood) September 12, 2022 While my first reaction was, like yours, shock at the price tag of these homes, my concern grew as I realized that these homes …

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The Rural Buffer doesn’t work if Chapel Hill and Carrboro don’t keep up their part of the bargain

This is part of our Harder Truth series. The Rural Buffer, enacted in 1987, was not utilized correctly, and needs to be reconsidered. (If the town is not going to build densely, which was part of the Buffer deal, then we should scrap the buffer. The Buffer has ‘preserved open space’ in a hyperlocal way …

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Dreams for West Poplar Avenue in Carrboro

I dream of a four-story mixed-use building at the corner with a bodega that has good breakfast burritos and coffee, and of a taller residential building behind it with at least twelve units, including much-needed affordable condominiums or rentals.

An undated map of downtown Chapel Hill and the majority of UNC

Addressing Basic Needs

The lack of quality and evidence-based services that treat individuals with dignity and care while they try and navigate their trauma, substance use, and mental health is a crisis all across our country.

Howard & Lillian Lee Honored by Chapel Hill Transit on Juneteenth

Today, June 20, 2022, Chapel Hill Transit (CHT) along with the Towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro, UNC-Chapel Hill, and Orange County observed the Juneteenth holiday by celebrating the naming of The Howard & Lillian Lee Transit Operations Facility at 6900 Millhouse Road in Chapel Hill. The event featured moving remarks from local elected officials, …

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