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Carrboro is one step closer to having its first parking deck after the Carrboro Board of Aldermen approved its design at a meeting Tuesday night.
Hopes of a free-standing library in Carrboro will become a reality in a matter of years after the project was approved by the Carrboro Board of Aldermen on Tuesday night. Aldermen voted 6-1 to rezone property located at 210 Hillsborough Road to create the southwest branch of the Orange County Public Library system. The site will be rezoned from a residential to a business classification.
Carrboro issued two press releases last week stating that an investigation into dry cleaning solvent contamination near 408 W. Weaver St. is underway.
itting the memory of his giving spirit, Chapel Hill and Carrboro celebrated the completion of a stream restoration project Saturday at the park that shares Henry Baldwin’s name. Chapel Hill Town Council member Donna Bell said the project includes a community garden that will serve the towns in a variety of ways just as Baldwin, an active community leader, did.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen approved a decision Tuesday night to move up discussion of a proposal that could bring a new library to Hillsborough Road.
The face of the Orange County resident is changing. Since 2000, county population groups of all ethnicities have seen significant changes to their makeup, according to recently released data from the U.S.
Carrboro is set to introduce a program to provide residents with free prescription drug discount cards at no cost to the individual beginning April 4. The National League of Cities is sponsoring the program that will be administered by CVS Caremark.
The Carrboro annual kite fly was held Sunday, but the sub-40 degree weather significantly hampered the turnout. T.J. Carr, facility activity supervisor in the Carrboro Recreation and Parks Department, said in previous years up to 100 people have attended.
Past and present Carrboro residents voiced their opinions on the proposed location of a Orange County Public Library branch at a crowded public hearing Tuesday night.With the bulk of the opposition for the 210 Hillsborough Road site coming from surrounding neighborhood residents, the Carrboro Board of Aldermen requested more information on how a freestanding library could impact local traffic flows before the board makes its decision April 19.
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.
Nine months after opening, a nonprofit targeting the Latino population in Carrboro is expanding services to aid its local youth population. The El Centro Hispano center in Carrboro is adding several projects, including the Jóvenes Líderes en Acción program, or Young Leaders in Action, which began in 1996 in El Centro Hispano’s Durham office.
Carrboro has been known for having a unique, local economy, and will have a fresh face to lead the town at the end of the month.
Carrboro pride was almost tangible Thursday night as the town celebrated its 100th birthday with speeches, poetry, song and cupcakes.
As the town celebrates its 100th birthday today, Carrboro residents and officials say they are proud of the town’s progress and are confident it will maintain its culture-driven atmosphere.
The Carrboro Board of Aldermen voted Tuesday night against giving the community and University unrestrained access to water supplies located in Jordan Lake.