Thanksgiving Holiday: Most municipal offices will be closed Nov. 23-24. Yard waste will not be collected this week. Residential trash collection will not be affected. Chapel Hill Transit will not operate on Thursday and will operate on a Saturday schedule on Friday, Nov. 24. Chapel Hill Public Library will be closed. More Information

PHOTO Arbor Day Tree PlantingChapel Hill Celebrates Arbor Day Nov. 17

The Town of Chapel Hill’s annual Arbor Day celebration will be held at 11:15 a.m. Friday, Nov. 17, at Chapel Hill Town Hall, 405 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., in the parking lot on the corner of Columbia and Stevens streets.

Suzie Roth’s third grade class from Northside Elementary School will participate and do a presentation of The Giving Tree.

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Town In News 3/9/17

Post Date:03/09/2017 5:01 PM


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Chief: Immigration Status Not Important to Chapel Hill Police (

North Carolina operates under a law that prohibits any county or municipality from restricting local law enforcement’s ability to cooperate with federal immigration officials. Read more:


Chapel Hill Officials to Consult with Residents on American Legion Property (

The American Legion sold its post in Chapel Hill to the municipal government last December, but town officials are still deliberating over how to put this new acquisition to use. Read more:


Joint Police Station Concept in Chapel Hill Prompts Public Meeting (

A new emergency services facility may be coming to Chapel Hill, but the debate on the suitability of its proposed location is simmering as the approval process continues. Read more:


Chapel Hill Town Council advances plans on American Legion property (The Herald-Sun)

The Town Council unanimously approved financing the 35-acre American Legion property purchase for $7.9 million Monday night. Read more:


Town of Chapel Hill and University consider joint development project (The Daily Tar Heel)

The Town of Chapel Hill and UNC held a neighborhood meeting Monday night about the possibility of a new development on Estes Drive directly across from the University's RR parking lot. Read more:


Chapel Hill Begins Planning Future of American Legion Property (

The future of the American Legion property will come before the Chapel Hill Town Council on Monday night. Read more:


No Arrests Reported in Franklin Street Celebration (

No arrests were made as revelers poured onto Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill on Saturday night after UNC beat Duke 90-83 on Senior Night in the Smith Center. Read more:


Celebration on Franklin St. as UNC defeats Duke 90-83 (WNCN)

Students and other Tar Heel fans flooded Franklin Street in Chapel Hill Saturday night after UNC defeated Duke in the second match between the bitter rivals this season. Read more:


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