Forum Open Thread: Conversation With the Mayors

Welcome to the open thread for tonight's Conversation With the Mayors. There are three candidates running unopposed for mayor in Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Hillsborough:

  • Alderwoman Lydia Lavelle is running unopposed for mayor of Carrboro.
  • Mayor Mark Kleinschmidt is running unopposed for reelection as mayor of Chapel Hill.
  • Mayor Tom Stevens is running unopposed for reelection as mayor of Hillsborough.

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Total votes: 75


In this month's Money magazine, Raleigh was named one of six US cities to retire. What are Chapel Hill, carrborro and Hillsborough doing to make themselves attractive to newly retired or the aging. Especially in light that two of the three are focused on the younger, university community. 

Just trying to liven up this sleepy old bedroom community of ours!


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