The Daily Tar Heel

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Monday October 3rd


Carrboro residents voice opinions for proposed library location

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.

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El Centro Hispano adds new programs

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.

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Weaver Street renovations will likely begin March 7

After years of planning, budgeting and saving, Carrboro’s Weaver Street is finally ready for its makeover. Renovations from the east block to the west block of the street are slated to begin the week of March 7 after a bidding process was opened by town officials in January to area developing companies who vied for the chance to take on the project.

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Friends of Bolin Creek is developing its own transportation plan for greenways that it plans to present to the town in the fall

A local group has voted to develop its own greenway transportation plan, which members say will help protect a local watershed.The board of directors for the Friends of Bolin Creek, a non-profit organization that aims to conserve the Bolin Creek watershed, voted to create its own transportation plan at its first meeting of the year on Jan. 8.

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