The Carrboro Board of Aldermen voted unanimously last week to approve the townâ€™s 2012-13 budget.
Author: Susan Dickson
Claremont plans worry public
Following the April approval of the second iteration of Claremont South, the developer has again proposed revising the development.
Charterwood back on the table, neighbors concerned
The mixed-use development proposed for 1641 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard was back before the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday.
BOA approves sewer funds
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve the use of $9,000 in affordable-housing funds.
Family Dollar site up for rezone
In a move that could lead to the rezoning of property previously proposed for a Family Dollar site, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen voted unanimously on Tuesday to set a public hearing regarding the rezoning of land at the intersection of Jones Ferry Road and Alabama Avenue.
IFC Good Neighbor Plan approved
Following a year-long process that drew criticism from some neighbors, the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday voted unanimously to approve a Good Neighbor Plan for the new Community House Menâ€™s Shelter.
Family Dollar rejected, but debate could continue
Following several meetings and hours of testimony, the Carrboro Board of Adjustment on Wednesday voted 5-2 to deny a variance needed for a Family Dollar store proposed for the corner of Alabama Avenue and Jones Ferry Road.
Council weighs budget options
The Chapel Hill Town Council hashed out several budget approaches on Monday, including options ranging from no tax increase to a larger-than-proposed tax hike.
Town, DOT offer plan for safer Jones Ferry
Jones Ferry Road could become safer for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists if the N.C. Department of Transportation moves forward with a plan to improve the corridor.
Carrboro magnet option considered
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education on Tuesday stepped back and put other options for expanding the dual-language program on the table.
Family Dollar debate drags on
Members of the Carrboro Board of Adjustment have still not yet commenced discussion on the Family Dollar proposed for the corner of Alabama Avenue and Jones Ferry Road.
PTA Thrift facelift approved
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen gave unanimous approval to the redevelopment of the PTA Thrift Shop on Tuesday.
Residents praise, criticize 2020 draft
Following the release of the latest draft of the Chapel Hill 2020 plan, residents spoke both in praise and critically of the draft.
Family Dollar decision postponed
After several hours of applicant presentation, the Carrboro Board of Adjustment on Wednesday postponed a decision on a Family Dollar store proposed for the intersection of Alabama Avenue and Jones Ferry Road.
Chapel Hill tax hike proposed
Town Manager Roger Stancil has proposed a half-cent property-tax increase as part of his recommended 2012-13 budget, which he presented to the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday.