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.
Town In News 5/18/17
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Chapel Hill Budget Draft Includes Provisions for Parental Leave and Affordable Housing (Chapelboro.com)
A new fiscal year budget with provisions for parental leave, pay bonuses and procurable housing is being reviewed by the Chapel Hill Town Council before its expected adoption next month. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-budget-draft-includes-provisions-parental-leave-affordable-housing
Town Council Considering Development Agreement for Amity Station (Chapelboro.com)
Chapel Hill may get more affordable housing units downtown—plus regular housing and office space. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/development/town-council-considering-development-agreement-amity-station
North Carolina House Passes ‘Raise the Age’ Bill (Chapelboro.com)
A bill to end the practice of automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-olds for crimes as adults has overwhelmingly passed the North Carolina House. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/state-news/north-carolina-house-passes-raise-age-bill
Flat Tire Leads to 10 Drug Charges in Chapel Hill (Chapelboro.com)
A flat tire has led to the arrests of two individuals on drug charges in Chapel Hill. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/crime/flat-tire-leads-10-drug-charges-chapel-hill
Chapel Hill may negotiate with developers proposing seven-story Amity Station project (The Herald Sun)
The developers proposing a seven-story project to replace Breadman’s restaurant and apartments on West Rosemary Street may be headed to negotiations with the Chapel Hill Town Council. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article150830537.html
Travel Journalist Conference Visits Orange County (Chapelboro.com)
The North American Travel Journalists Association or NATJA visit towns and cities all over for its annual conference and marketplace – this year the journalists are in Orange County from Tuesday to Thursday. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/travel-journalist-conference-visits-orange-county
Residents press Chapel Hill to spend more on affordable housing (The Chapel Hill News)
Several community members joined the call Tuesday for the town to put more money into affordable housing next year. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article150721177.html
Chapel Hill Town Council to Consider Changing Meeting Day (Chapelboro.com)
The Chapel Hill Town Council currently holds meetings on Mondays and work sessions on Wednesdays. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/local-government/chapel-hill-town-council-meeting-day
Gray Squirrel Coffee Permanently Coming to Chapel Hill Public Library (Chapelboro.com)
If you like books and coffee, good news is on the way. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/gray-squirrel-coffee-permanently-coming-chapel-hill-public-library
Summer Detour Set for South Road in Chapel Hill (Chapelboro.com)
Planners at UNC-Chapel Hill are taking advantage of the post-graduation lull by executing a utility improvement plan that will affect South Road for months. Read more: http://chapelboro.com/news/development/summer-detour-set-south-street-chapel-hill