Category Archives: City Government

City allows Greensboro College to bypass normal oversight and demolish a key feature of a historic campus building

This week, the city gave Greensboro College permission to tear down a character-defining feature of a historic building on campus without going through the Historic Preservation Commission. The college says the smokestack on its old power plant was hit by … Continue reading

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S. Mendenhall improvements, street paving set for this year; new sidewalk is being considered for lower end of Carr Street

The city plans to begin construction on the next phase the South Mendenhall Street traffic-calming project by the end of the year. It also expects this year to repave five streets that were torn up for water and sewer work … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street to be closed much longer than expected

Spring Garden Street was closed between Spring Street and downtown in September for work on the overpass bridges for Spring Street and Freeman Mill Road. The city said then the work would be completed by the end of the year. … Continue reading

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Just in time for the first recycling pickup of the year, here’s the 2020 recycling calendar for College Hill

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Monday night: College Hill Neighborhood Association to make a recommendation to the city on paving Edgar Street

After many discussions at neighborhood association meetings and gatherings of residents with properties backing up to Edgar Street, College Hill will decide Monday night on a recommendation to the city about the future of the alley. The two major questions: … Continue reading

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Spring Garden Street closed at Freeman Mill Road overpass, blocking access to downtown from College Hill until next year

Beginning today (September 30), two blocks of Spring Garden Street from S. Edgeworth Street to S. Spring Street will be closed for maintenance and repair of the Freeman Mill Road bridges that run above Spring Garden. Also closed will be … Continue reading

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A new Indian restaurant on Tate Street, next steps on Mendenhall Street and the 2019 Tate Street Festival

It was a sad day in 2016 when decades of Indian food on Tate Street ended. Three long years later, a new Indian restaurant has opened to carry on the tradition of the late, lamented India Palace. Taaz Indian Kitchen … Continue reading

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City to eliminate buses on Tate Street and Walker Avenue effective Monday August 5; new stops added on Spring Garden

City buses will no longer run on Tate Street and Walker Avenue in College Hill effective Monday August 5. Riders who want to go downtown to the Depot will be able to catch buses at new stops on Spring Garden … Continue reading

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Reminder: New recycling rules in effect

The city reminds us that under the new recycling rules: No glass is allowed in the biweekly recycling pickup at the curb. There are four drop-off locations where you can leave glass recyclables (listed above). Metal recycling is limited to … Continue reading

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What to do about Edgar Street: Issue is on Monday’s agenda for the College Hill Neighborhood Association

The issue of paving Edgar Street has come up periodically over the years. Back in the ’80s, city crews showed up without warning one day with asphalt trucks and road graders in tow, ready to pave the old alley. It’s … Continue reading

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