Town In News 8/4/17
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Lease Agreement Reached for Prospective Police Station Site (Chapelboro.com)
The Town of Chapel Hill is one step closer to building a new police station on land owned by UNC. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/development/lease-agreement-reached-prospective-police-station-site
Chapel Hill Sees Spike in Larcenies (Chapelboro.com)
Chapel Hill has seen an increase in reported larcenies this month according to Police Chief Chris Blue. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/crime/chapel-hill-sees-spike-larcenies
GoTriangle says ‘medium’ is good news for Durham-Orange light rail line (The Herald-Sun)
GoTriangle officials say a “medium” rating from the federal government is a good sign for the $2.47 billion Durham-Orange Light-Rail Transit project. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article164628042.html
Durham-Orange transit gets a green light (The Herald-Sun)
The proposed Durham-Orange light-rail transit may eventually move people across the western Triangle at high speed, but getting there is a slow and tedious process always in danger of being blocked by a change in federal policy or priorities. Read more: http://www.newsobserver.com/opinion/editorials/article164661057.html
Police and Community Come Together Tonight for National Night Out (Chapelboro.com)
Tonight (Aug. 1) is the 34 Annual National Night Out. Read more: https://chapelboro.com/news/news-around-town/police-and-community-come-together-tonight-for-national-night-out
Durham-Orange light rail one step closer to $1.2B in federal dollars (The Herald-Sun)
Questions about whether federal budget discussions would halt the $2.47 billion Durham-Orange light-rail transit project were answered Friday. Read more: http://www.heraldsun.com/news/local/counties/orange-county/article164214762.html