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Last year, consultant Rod Stevens forecast that Chapel Hill would need housing for 445 individual households and for 45 students per year.
Chapel Hill Town Council recently engaged the Keesmaat Group to guide the town’s development via the Group’s “Building Complete Communities” process.
The Chapel Hill Historical Society is seeking a new home for its collections of materials that document and explore the history of Chapel Hill.
I ran for Chapel Hill’s town council last year to protect and improve our parks and natural areas.
The increased severity and frequency of storms requires that Chapel Hill make the best stormwater management decisions possible on every new project.
While we are not opposed to a dine-in/take out restaurant, we are opposed to a drive-thru next to our church.
The North Carolina General Assembly allocated more than $18 million in taxpayer dollars to crisis pregnancy centers across the state.
On August 18, Chapel Hill Town Council will consider a petition to rename Dixie Drive in the North Forest Hills neighborhood just east of Martin Luther King Boulevard.
It looked like a Jackson Pollock painting splattered on a vast canvas.
It’s midsummer and Chapel Hill is at its loveliest.
Recently in this space I commented on the newly adopted Texas Republican Party platform.
And then there’s Texas.
My father and I both knew what was really going on when I got him to shoot hoops. It wasn’t really about basketball —
Chapel Hill Town government’s rush to place housing on public green spaces points to the complete failure of the Town’s affordable housing policies — especially its failure to seek other options.
A recent article in the News and Observer alerted surprised residents near this corner of our town of not one, but four proposed large-scale residential rental developments.
Few public services are more important than having an adequate supply of good quality water.
Having lived in Chapel Hill and Carrboro for over 40 years, I’ve seen plenty of rainstorms that cause rapid, massive flooding to homes and yards, streets and parking lots.
I am a concerned citizen in Carrboro. I have recently become aware of several town projects that are underway, projects of which I and most of my community were unaware.
Most locals recognize that Chapel Hill faces an affordable housing crisis.
By the end of the decade, I predict that …
Trust is a fundamental value for residents of Chapel Hill.
Our children deserve the prospect of a future that is good enough.
My namesake, the philosopher Søren Kierkegaard, once said in his seminal book Either/Or: “Marry, and you will regret it; don’t marry, you will also regret it; marry or don’t marry, you will regret it either way.
In his Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech of 1986, Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said…
“Sidewalks and basements” would be my answer to Mr. A.C. Snow. “A dearth of one and a paucity of the other.”
The process of determining what kind of housing is needed and creating it must be led and controlled by those with the need — not politicians, developers and banks.
Recently, concerns have been expressed about the appropriateness of holding community information meetings regarding the Greene Tract between the Nov. 2 election and the time when newly elected officials will be sworn in Dec. 8.
During our current Chapel Hill election season, the sale of public lands to developers and the increasing threats to our parks and public open space have been major issues.
Autumn is owl season, and not just because of the birds’ long association with otherworldliness.
ELECTION 2021 By Zachary Boyce Note: The Local Reporter has invited all candidates for local office in the upcoming Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Chapel Hill-Carrboro school district elections to submit…
ELECTION 2021 By Pam Hemminger Note: The Local Reporter has invited all candidates for local office in the upcoming Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Chapel Hill-Carrboro school district elections to submit…