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For day laborers in Carrboro, the corner of Jones Ferry and Davie roads is the gateway to finding work every day. And though workers can only linger near the intersection between 5 a.m. and 11 a.m. based on a 2007 ordinance, Carrboro’s Board of Aldermen discussed on Tuesday plans to change that.
Dog owners can no longer tie their dogs to a stationary object after the Carrboro Board of Aldermen unanimously passed an anti-tethering ordinance Tuesday.
Cray and Kathy Gunn eagerly supported plans for a free-standing library for Carrboro — until they learned the site rezoning would redirect traffic past their home. After they voiced complaints but failed to stop Carrboro’s Board of Aldermen from approving in April the lot’s rezoning, they hired a lawyer to represent their concerns.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen passed a resolution this week against the N.C. Defense of Marriage Act, a measure proposed in the N.C. General Assembly.
Carrboro government officials hope to have a new town manager by the end of the year. Former Carrboro Town Manager Steve Stewart retired Aug. 1 after holding the position for 8 years — prompting the search for a replacement.
Carrboro residents might have a new cafe to hang out in. The Board of Alderman voted to approve a $45,000 loan to Sherry Pate and Jerry Glass to support the opening of Second Wind Juice Bar and Cafe.
Randee Haven-O’Donnell remembers advocating for the worker movement in college as one of her most rewarding endeavors.
Michelle Johnson starts every morning with a session of meditation on her kitchen floor.
Within the next few years, Carrboro could be the home of the new Orange County branch library.On Tuesday night, Carrboro’s Board of Aldermen will decide whether to continue considering a rezoning petition that would allow for the building of an Orange County branch library.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday to aid local first-time homeowners, discussed locations and times for early voting and approved a loan request for Cycle 9.
Two projects were presented at Tuesday’s Carrboro Board of Aldermen meeting that could improve students’ transportation to elementary schools and eventually to Carolina North.Aldermen discussed implementing a bicycle connection from UNC to Carolina North that would go through parts of Carrboro.
Though Carrboro maintenance projects have delayed construction on a new community garden, fundraising for the project is already well on its way. Carrboro Alderman Lydia Lavelle said that the board will not directly back the Baldwin Park garden financially and that funding will be left to the Carrboro Parks Project.