Category Archives: City Government

Reminder: Sewer-line smoke testing is now under way

The process is scheduled to begin today in College Hill and is expected to take three to four weeks. Here’s the full announcement from the city, including a link to a map of the areas where testing will be conducted: … Continue reading

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Update on Phase 1 of College Hill traffic improvement project: Temporary changes are slowing traffic on Mendenhall

The first phase of the College Hill for Everyone project is primarily a demonstration project. It’s being used to gather information and demonstrate the use of innovative techniques and materials to slow traffic on South Mendenhall Street and to improve … Continue reading

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Update: Work under way on traffic improvement project, Tuesday celebration to include mural painting, free pizza

Reminder: The entire College Hill  neighborhood is invited to take part in the August 1 official kickoff of the traffic improvement project and National Night Out celebration. Among the highlights of the event … on Mendenhall Street between Rankin Place … Continue reading

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Save the date: August 1 kickoff celebration for traffic initiative

From Jeff Sovich, Neighborhood Planning Coordinator with the Greensboro Planning Department: Over the next few months, College Hill is embarking on an exciting new project that aims to reclaim neighborhood streets and sidewalks as safe, inviting places for people!  College Hill … Continue reading

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College Hill traffic plan: Demonstration projects presented, August 1 start scheduled for initial test phase on Mendenhall

The testing phase of the College Hill traffic initiative will begin Tuesday August 1. The plan was presented at last Thursday’s neighborhood meeting. About 50 people turned out to hear about the plan and discuss issues that the plan addresses. The … Continue reading

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Thursday, 5:30 p.m: Neighborhood meeting on traffic initiative

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Public hearing to be held April 26 on College Hill traffic initiative

All College Hill residents and property owners should have received this notice from the city by now. But for anyone who hasn’t or doesn’t read their mail, here it is again. Click here for details on the traffic improvement project.  

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There are almost no homes for sale in College Hill right now; plus Google Street View and jazzman Wynton Marsalis visit

The spring home-buying season has begun with only two houses for sale in College Hill, 306 South Mendenhall and 508 South Cedar. Both were listed last year but didn’t sell. There’s also one Wafco condo on the market. And that’s … Continue reading

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College Hill news of the week in photos: Tate Street gets digital message board; sewer work getting under way on Springdale?

UNCG lights up its digital sign The university has spent weeks building a large brick structure with two digital screens in front of Taylor Theatre on Tate Street. It was turned on yesterday, and like a similar sign at Market … Continue reading

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Major College Hill traffic project takes its first step

College Hill has far more residents than were ever imagined when the neighborhood was laid out in the late 1800s. As a result, our pedestrian-centric neighborhood has too many cars running through overcrowded streets and off-kilter intersections, often recklessly and too fast. … Continue reading

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