Brian Litchfield

Checking In With Your Community

Duke Energy Spokesperson Megan Musgrave Chapel Hill Transit Director Brian Litchfield Orange County Public Affairs Director Carla Banks Chapel Hill Police Chief Chris Blue Carrboro Mayor Lydia Lavelle Hillsborough Mayor Tom Stevens Carrboro Police Chief Walter Horton...

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As Chapel Hill Grows— Affordable Housing Disappears

CHAPEL HILL – Chapel Hill is growing at a fast-rate and the need for sustainable development is vital for the future of the Town. But as we grow, affordable housing is vanishing. In 1990, the population was 94,000. As of last year, it had grown to 138,000. Fred Black is a Chapel Hill resident who served in the military for 26 years and is very active in the community. “One of the things that strikes me is that when we talk about growth, in a major way we are talking about coping with change. And change of course can...

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CHTC Puts Park And Ride Fee Plan On Hold

CHAPEL HILL- Although no vote was taken on Monday, the Chapel Hill Town Council made it clear: pay-to-park is coming to the park and ride lots. “I certainly have come to the conclusion that we need to implement this, said council member Jim Ward. “It is not something I would choose to do otherwise, but we need to keep the playing field level for all the park and ride lots.” As UNC switches to a fee system for its park and ride lots starting this August, Chapel Hill Transit officials say the town needs to follow suit to make sure town-owned lots on...

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