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What’s on the table?

smithlevelmap10AThis fall, Chapel Hill and Carrboro face series of critical decisions Here’s a look at some of the items driving the towns’ agendas
August 19, 2010 | Posted in: News, Top Story | Tags: , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Drive-by shooting near Jones Ferry Road

The Carrboro Police Department is reporting a drive-by shooting near Jones Ferry and Davie roads early this morning.
July 29, 2010 | Posted in: News | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

‘Hello summer, goodbye cold. Come join us with friends, family and tales of old.’

The Sparrow’s Pool was a hotspot for Carrboro youth during the summer months. Photo courtesy of Lawrence McAdamsTucked away in the hills off South Greensboro Street, down a dirt path and across a wooden bridge over a creek, sits an old empty swimming pool. Dappling sunlight comes through the thick canopy of trees, and the echo of the chatter of Carrboro youth of years past is almost audible.
July 16, 2010 | Posted in: Features, front page special | Tags: , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Carrboro updates invasive plants list

ivyBEnglish ivy? No. Chinese privet? Definitely not. Mimosa? Lovely in blossom, perhaps, but insidious. The same goes for bush honeysuckle and Chinese wisteria.
July 8, 2010 | Posted in: News, Top Story | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Board of aldermen discuss energy options

By Beth Mechum, Staff Writer Energy was the name of the game at Tuesday night’s board of aldermen meeting at Carrboro Town Hall. State Energy […]
October 22, 2009 | Posted in: News | Tags: , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Agreement reached in Town v. Kille

By Beth Mechum Staff Writer After a two-year battle between the Town of Carrboro and horse trainer Marilyn Kille concerning a residential apartment on her […]
September 3, 2009 | Posted in: News, Top Story | Tags: , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Letter: Wrong on goats, wrong for Carrboro

I am one of many urban homesteaders in Carrboro. My two backyard fainting goats have reduced decades of overgrown ivy and honeysuckle to a non-invasive […]
September 3, 2009 | Posted in: Opinion | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Aldermen set hearing on Deer St. project

Beth Mechum Staff Writer Overgrown grass and woods filled with cinder blocks, broken bricks, orange tape and stumps at 100 Deer St. could become a […]
September 3, 2009 | Posted in: News, Top Story | Tags: , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Letter: Project asked to add commercial space

Thank you for your article on the Carrboro Board of Aldermen’s granting a one-year extension on several development permits. As your article points out, these […]
August 28, 2009 | Posted in: Opinion | Tags: , , , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Board of aldermen return

The Carrboro Board of Aldermen will be returning from its summer break and resuming its weekly meetings on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The Carrboro Citizen will […]
August 20, 2009 | Posted in: News | Tags: , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Task force focuses on Carrboro’s local economy

By Susan Dickson Staff Writer The Local Living Economy Task Force hopes to launch educational campaigns for consumers and entrepreneurs, hold events to engage citizens […]
April 9, 2009 | Posted in: News | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Town hears goat petition

By Susan Dickson Staff Writer The Carrboro Board of Aldermen will consider changes to the town’s livestock ordinance that would allow residents to keep small […]
April 9, 2009 | Posted in: News | Tags: | Comments closed | Full Story »

Meeting? What meeting?

Update: The town has released notes from the retreat including a set of potential action items. Items are copied and posted here. The Town of […]
February 3, 2009 | Posted in: News, Top Story | Tags: , , , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Big snow shuts down services, schools

By Susan Dickson Staff Writer As two inches of snow blanketed Carrboro and Chapel Hill on Tuesday, schools, offices and businesses closed and local officials […]
January 22, 2009 | Posted in: News | Tags: , , | Comments closed | Full Story »

Obama to Carrboro?

Nothing’s confirmed, but town is readying for a major rally and rock show May 2 at Town Commons By Kirk Ross Staff Writer No official […]
April 17, 2008 | Posted in: News, Top Story | Tags: , , | Comments closed | Full Story »