This afternoon, the town of Carrboro will hold a groundbreaking celebration of the 203 Project, more officially known as the Orange County Southern Branch Library and Cultural Center for Carrboro. This building, decades in the making, will transform downtown Carrboro in many ways, some of which have been hotly debated here and elsewhere. But it will […]
Indyweek had a good piece by Lena Geller profiling the two candidates running for Carrboro Town Council. Eliazar Posada Aja Kelleher First, how they’re similar: They’re both children of immigrants who would bring much-needed diversity to the Town Council. They’ve both lived here for roughly the same amount of time. And they both care about […]
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, […]
We’re rounding up all of the endorsements for the May 17th primary. Early voting starts April 28. The full early voting schedule is here. This spreadsheet will be updated as more endorsements come out.
When I moved to Carrboro from Washington DC in 2015, someone sent me the “unofficial town music video” which showed a variety of people hula-hooping, dancing, and rocking out on the Weaver Street lawn. I immediately fell in love. It’s not hard to love Carrboro. We’re known as one of the most progressive communities in […]
Last night, the Carrboro Town Council voted to approve financing for the 203 Project, aka the new library in Carrboro. The vote was 5-1, with the lone dissenting vote coming from Sammy Slade. In a letter to the Daily Tar Heel, Slade outlined his reasons for voting against the project. The opening paragraphs of his […]