Chapel 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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Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools wins Town Council nod for new campus on South Merritt Mill Road (The Herald-Sun)
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools this week agreed to conditions aimed at resolving traffic concerns and won Town Council approval for its pre-K and high school campus on South Merritt Mill Road. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local_news/chapel-hill-carrboro-city-schools-wins-town-council-nod-for/article_dfbd0efe-0922-11e7-ab54-43473e904827.html
Report shares ideas from Chapel Hill light-rail station workshops (The Chapel Hill News)
Light-rail stations offer more than transportation, a consultant said Monday, from planning for regional population growth and economic development to building on Chapel Hill’s affordable housing foundation. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/chapel-hill-news/article138393208.html
Chapel Hill panel explores future in tourism for Old Town Hall (The Chapel Hill News)
An advisory group is considering how a part of the town’s past could become part of its future. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/chapel-hill-news/article138124713.html
Council approves Chapel Hill-Carrboro’s first combined preschool (The Chapel Hill News)
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools agreed Monday to conditions aimed at resolving traffic concerns and won Town Council approval for its pre-K and high school campus on South Merritt Mill Road. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/chapel-hill-news/article138354323.html
OWASA to Add Fluoride Back to Water Supply (Chapelboro.com)
The Board of Directors for the Orange Water and Sewer Authority voted to continue the policy of adding fluoride to the drinking water. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/health/owasa-add-fluoride-water-supply
Two Triangle cities ranked the best for college basketball fans (The Chapel Hill News)
March Madness is in full effect and college hoops fans are rushing to complete their NCAA brackets. Turns out two Triangle towns might be the best places for college basketball fans. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/sports/college/acc/article138406418.html
Chapel Hill’s Homestead pool under repair, expected to open soon (The Chapel Hill News)
A contractor is repairing the Homestead Aquatic Center pool after a seven-week search for the source of a leak. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/community/chapel-hill-news/article138159338.html