Friday, March 30 is a Town Holiday

Most municipal offices will be closed. Yard waste will not be collected. Chapel Hill Transit will operate on Saturday schedules with no U or NU service. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open March 30 and closed Sunday, April 1. Read more.

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Town In News 8/4/17

Post Date:08/04/2017 2:00 PM
 Dog walker in rose garden

Town in News – TIN Report – is a sampling of news media coverage about the Town of Chapel Hill compiled by the Communications and Public Affairs Department. This listing includes articles and columns that are available on the web, and may not necessarily contain all stories in the print edition of the papers or on televised broadcasts.

Links access online stories that are posted for a limited time. Some media organizations require registration or a subscription.

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Lease Agreement Reached for Prospective Police Station Site (

The Town of Chapel Hill is one step closer to building a new police station on land owned by UNC. Read more:


Chapel Hill Sees Spike in Larcenies (

Chapel Hill has seen an increase in reported larcenies this month according to Police Chief Chris Blue. Read more:


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:


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:


Police and Community Come Together Tonight for National Night Out (

Tonight (Aug. 1) is the 34 Annual National Night Out. Read more:


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:


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