Abraham Jaroszewski

BOA Sifts Through Solid Waste

CARRBORO – The Carrboro Board of Aldermen unanimously passed a motion Tuesday night suggesting the Board of County Commissioners create a Tax District to fund solid waste and recycling in Orange County. Here’s Carrboro Mayor Mark Chilton “I think that given that our costs are going to spike upward very significantly with the closure of the land fill because of this hauling stuff, that it is time to do this now,” says Chilton. “Right now. Our County Commissioners need to move forward with this.” In an April email, County staff recommended four options to the County Commissioners: the creation...

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Tar Heel Baseball Rallies In Ninth and Tenth For Win

CHAPEL HILL – Trailing 2-1 entering the bottom of the ninth inning, the Tar Heel baseballteam rallied for the tying run in the ninth and the winning run in the tenth to defeat the VCU Rams 3-2. 1B Cody Stubbs’ walk-off RBI single in the bottom of the tenth drove in DH Landon Lassiterjust one inning after SS Michael Russell’s sacrifice fly drove in freshman RF Skye Bolt to tie the score. Despite the low-scoring affair, Carolina got on base throughout the game while struggling with runners in scoring position. The Heels left the bases loaded in the 3rd, 4th and 7th inning. UNC starter Hobbs...

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Shelton Station Stalls

CARRBORO – The Carrboro Board of Aldermen did not vote to approve the Conditional Use Permit, or C.U.P., for Shelton Station Thursday night, instead choosing to recess the public hearing while the developer and town staff fine-tune the plan. Here’s appraiser Rich Kirkland speaking in support of the developer. “Recently, I’ve done a new project proposed for Hillsborough Street in Raleigh that is going do a very similar thing: with a property that is going to join residential units to the back,” Kirkland says. “Anticipation for that project is it is going to help the whole area—the added retail there is going to...

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Latest Poll Finds New Republican Front-Runner For Senate

RALEIGH – Public Policy Polling(PPP) released their latest poll on the North Carolina Senate race this week, and for the third time in as many months found a different Republican front-runner to challenge Kay Hagan this fall. “The top choice among Republicans to be their U.S Senate candidate next year would be Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest,” says PPP director Tom Jensen. “We find him polling at 18%, 13% for Congresswomen Virginia Foxx, 12% for Labor Commissioner Cherie Berry, and 10% for Congresswomen Renee Ellmers. Everybody else who we tested drew single-digits.” The poll also shows the probable Republican candidates are struggling with...

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