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Free Weekend Parking for the Holiday Season

Shop and eat locally this holiday season in downtown Chapel Hill! The Town of Chapel Hill's parking specials begin on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday, Nov. 23) and continue through the weekend including Small Business Saturday (Nov. 25) with free public parking downtown.

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Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Schedule

Post Date:01/04/2017 9:19 AM
PHOTO Martin Luther King Jr.

Most municipal offices will be closed Monday, Jan 16, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

RESIDENTIAL REFUSE COLLECTION: There will be no trash collection Monday. Monday routes will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 18. Tuesday trash collection and yard waste collection will not be affected.

CURBSIDE RECYCLING: There will be no change in schedule.

COMMERCIAL REFUSE COLLECTION: There will be no change in schedule.

ORANGE COUNTY LANDFILL will be open 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 14, closed Jan. 15-16, and open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 17.


CHAPEL HILL TRANSIT will operate on a Saturday schedule. The following Saturday routes will operate: CM, CW, D, FG, JN and T. The Hillsborough Express 420 route and weekend U and NU routes will not operate. EZ Rider will operate from 8:15 a.m.-6:52 p.m. Tar Heel Express will begin at 5:30 p.m. for the North Carolina versus Syracuse men’s basketball game. Transit offices will be closed. For schedule information, call 919-485-RIDE (7433).

HOUSING: Office and Maintenance Division will be closed. For emergency maintenance services, call 919-968-2855.

CHAPEL HILL PUBLIC LIBRARY will be open 1 to 5 p.m.

PARKING SERVICES: The Parking office will be closed. On-street parking meters will be free.

PARKS AND RECREATION: The Plant Road office will be closed. Call facilities for schedules: Chapel Hill Community Center (919-968-2790); Hargraves Recreation Center (919-968-2794); Homestead Aquatics Center (919-968-2799); The Corner Teen Center (919-968-2841).

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