Yesterday, the Chatham News + Record quietly announced that they had been sold to Pat McCrory’s statewide newspaper network, North State Media. This is terrible news for North Carolina and our news ecosystem. The Chatham News + Record covers Siler City, Pittsboro, and other towns in Chatham County. Chatham County is one of the fastest-growing […]
There’s a Chapel Hill Town Council work session tonight at the library, where town staff will recommend dialing back the missing middle housing proposal. We will not be attending or watching the work session, because many of us have young children and it starts at 6:30 PM on a school night. We plan to watch […]
Triangle Blog Blog launched last March. Since then, we’ve ?Published over 300 pieces digging into local civics, housing, history, transportation, journalism, our school system, UNC, Chapel Hill and Carrboro. ?Launched the Chapel Hill Inclusion Project, where approximately 40 volunteers are investigating the history of Chapel Hill’s exclusionary covenants ?Liveblogged important council and advisory board meetings […]
This report compiles data from a number of resources and historical newspaper articles to give the broader context of the fight for a livable graduate student wage in Chapel Hill.
It’s always exciting when opposing groups can come together to advocate for the same much-needed improvements in Chapel Hill. We, as you might recall, are big fans of Bus Rapid Transit and Chapel Hill Transit’s planned North-South Bus Rapid Transit route (NSBRT) along MLK and S. Columbia. The NSBRT buses will travel in dedicated lanes […]
They’re back! After a long summer off, Chapel Hill Town Council is back in session, so we’re going to resume our weekly report of local government meetings. In other exciting news, with the end of the governor’s COVID-19 meeting, the governing boards will be meeting in person, though there will still be an option to […]