WINTER WEATHER ALERT. Please note that staff resources may be limited today and conditions will likely require early closures.

Trash collection will not occur today, but we plan to reschedule Monday's makeup day for Friday, weather permitting. All yard waste collection this week will be CANCELLED with no make-up day. Transit service suspended until further notice; Library and Parks & Recreation facilities closed Wednesday. 

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Bus_N_route_bodyWe need public input on the Short Range Transit Plan and transportation priorities!

Do you have ideas about the future of transportation in Chapel Hill? Attend a meeting Jan. 23-24 or complete an online survey to share your thoughts on possible future transit scenarios. Read more.

The Durham-Chapel Hill-Carrboro Metropolitan Planning Organization (DCHC MPO) is seeking public feedback on the proposed 2045 Metropolitan Transportation Plan (MTP) report, which will drive future policies and decision-making processes for highway, bicycle, pedestrian, and transit projects. Email your comments to by Feb. 9. Read more.

Town In News 9/14/17

Post Date:09/14/2017 3:06 PM

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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Several construction projects bring changes to Chapel Hill (The Daily Tar Heel)

Downtown Chapel Hill will get a new hotel this fall — along with a newly refurbished Porthole Alley, now a pedestrian-only walkway. A grocery store is slated to begin construction in 2018 and streets all over town are being repaved. Read more:


GoTriangle goes green: Electric buses could be in NC's future (The Daily Tar Heel)

Low-emission electric buses could be coming to North Carolina. GoTriangle is applying for a regional grant that would allow for the company and its partners to receive funding for electric buses. Read more:


Wegmans grocery store goes to hearing in Chapel Hill Town Hall on Wednesday night (The Herald-Sun)

You’ll have more opportunities to shop in town if a Wegmans grocery store is approved next month for U.S. 15-501. Read more:


Chapel Hill and Carrboro remember 9/11 (The Daily Tar Heel)

Sixteen years after the events of Sept. 11, 2001, Chapel Hill and Carrboro held local events in remembrance of 9/11. Read more:


Events Held Across Chapel Hill Remembering 9-11 Anniversary (

Remembrance events were held across our community on Monday to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the terror attacks on September 11, 2001. Read more:


Timeline Established for Orange County Early Voting (

The Orange County Board of Elections has laid out a timeline for this year’s municipal elections. Read more:


Chapel Hill Ranked Among “Best American Foodie Towns” (

Living in the Chapel Hill – and Carrboro – area means easy access to find food and drink across a wide spectrum of tastes and price points. Read more:


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