Town Holiday Dec. 24-26

Most municipal offices will be closed Dec. 24-26. Please view the holiday service schedule for information about changes to trash and recycling pickup and other services. More...



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You will receive time-sensitive messages wherever you specify, such as your home, mobile or business phones, email address, text messages and more.

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For Town of Chapel Hill EMPLOYEES – Adverse Weather Flier and Adverse Weather Policy

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