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 8/17/17

Post Date:08/17/2017 4:15 PM

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50 at 50 - August 11 (NC Recreation and Park Association)

A short trip on I-40 led me to Chapel Hill for this week’s blog. The Town of Chapel HIll is 23.1 square miles and home to the University of North Carolina. Chapel Hill has 16 parks providing about 1000 acres for active and passive recreation and preserved open space. I had the pleasure of visiting parks with Parks and Recreation Director Jim Orr and Assistant Director Linda Smith. In addition to the visit to Umstead Park, I got to explore Bolin Creek Greenway. Read more:


Chapel Hill, Carrboro Mayors Sign Letter to President Trump Supporting DACA (

Mayors from Chapel Hill and Carrboro are among more than 100 mayors and county officials from across the country encouraging President Donald Trump to support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. Read more:


Chancellor Folt Requests Initiative to Bring More Art to Chapel Hill (

You can expect to see a lot more art around Chapel Hill soon, but not just in Ackland Art Museum and Memorial Hall. Read more:


No Injuries Reported in Residential Chapel Hill Fire (

No one was injured after Chapel Hill Fire crews were called to a residential structure fire Tuesday. Read more:


Mayor: Chapel Hill 'will not tolerate hatred, bigotry, racism or violence' (

Chapel Hill Mayor Pam Hemminger is joining the chorus of local officials in “denouncing white supremacy, neo-Nazism, anti-Semitism and other forms of hate which have no place in a democratic society.” Read more:


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