Memorial Day Holiday:

Most Town offices will be closed Monday, May 27. Residential trash will not be collected (make up day Wednesday, May 29). Chapel Hill Transit will not operate. Chapel Hill Public Library will be open 1-5 p.m.  More Information

Town in News

Post Date:11/30/2018 1:24 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.

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Chapel Hill-idays 2018 with Susan Brown and Elinor Landess (WCHL)

Susan Brown from the Chapel Hill Public Library and WCHL host Aaron Keck are joined by Elinor Landess of the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership for a preview of “Chapel Hill-idays” downtown! Read more:

Duke, GoTriangle having ‘constructive’ talks about light-rail concerns, official says (The Durham Herald)

Durham Mayor Steve Schewel said Tuesday local leaders are confident that Duke University and GoTriangle will resolve concerns about the $2.47 billion Durham-Orange Light Rail Transit Project. Read more:

Chapel Hill's immigrant and refugee residents bring up new issues about the town (The Daily Tar Heel)

The Town of Chapel Hill recently released its Building Integrated Communities project report, which details the Town’s findings from listening sessions with immigrant and refugee residents. Read more:

Your guide to the Triangle’s tree lightings, Christmas parades and Santa sightings (The News & Observer)

Santa’s calendar is pretty booked up by now. Read more:

Public Meeting Scheduled Ahead of Underground Blasting for Rogers Road Sewer Project (WCHL)

A public meeting is set for Tuesday after officials from Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Orange County and Orange Water and Sewer Authority have decided to move forward with “low-intensity underground blasting” to remove rock as part of the Rogers Road Area Sewer Project. Read more:

Chapel Hill to Assist Town Employees with Housing Deposits, Down Payments on Homes in Town  (WCHL)

The Chapel Hill Town Council has approved a pilot plan to encourage town employees to live in Chapel Hill by providing them with financial assistance. Read more:

Meet the baby goats taking over Chapel Hill this holiday season (The Daily Tar Heel)

If you’ve been paying attention to the goings on around Chapel Hill this year, you may have noticed a lot of events involving goats. Read more:

Tree, menorah lightings, and parades in Durham, Chapel Hill and Carrboro (The Herald Sun)

Towns and cities across the Triangle light Christmas trees for the holidays, but only one illuminates a water tower at an old tobacco factory. Read more:

This is how Chapel Hill plans to help town employees buy a house, pay the rent (The Herald Sun)

Will paying town employees up to $7,500 to help them buy a home, or 1,850 to help them pay the rent, make workers happier and more invested in the community. Read more:

Construction underway on apartment development in Chapel Hill (North Carolina Construction News)

Grubb Properties is building a new apartment community in Chapel Hill. The developer secured a $34.2 million construction loan from PGIM Real Estate Finance for the project called Link Apartments Linden. Read more:

Small Business Saturday Seeks to Boost Downtown Holiday Shopping (WCHL)

With “Small Business Saturday” coming this weekend, Chapel Hill and Carrboro are trying to highlight their uniqueness after what for many was a turbulent year. Read more:



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