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21 Swings

September 30, 2016
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Every now and then, humans make wonderful things: 21 Balançoires (21 Swings) from Daily tous les jours on Vimeo.

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Land Use Tax Implications Post 2

September 29, 2016
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This is a follow up to the last post.  This videos a bit longer and provides more detail - gotta love the power of maps:

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Land Use – Implications for Taxpayers

September 29, 2016
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"What we consistently find is that municipalities and their counties perform better when they invest their dollars in walkable mixed-use development patterns instead of other forms of development like sprawl." - Joe MInicozziPlanning 101This video conv...

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Concerts for a Cause with Fair Game Beverage Co. & Abundance NC on Sept 17 & 24

September 16, 2016
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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:46:17 -0400 From: Rose Dyer Subject: Concerts for a Cause with Fair Game Beverage Co. & Abundance NC Hey Chatham, Join us every remaining Saturday in September for the last two concerts on the lawn!  From 5-8 pm, these sh...

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Monthly Taize Service at St. Bartholomew’s Episcopal Church in Pittsboro starts Sept 21

September 16, 2016
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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 12:06:02 -0400 From: Sue Mannshardt Subject: Monthly Taize Service at St Bart’s TAIZÉ MONTHLY SERVICE AT ST BART’S – Wednesday, September 21 Monthly Taizé prayer services continue this Wednesday, September 21, at 7 PM...

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Year around school might be worth consideration

September 16, 2016
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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:41:59 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Year around school Thank you for chipping in, Kathy. Seems to me the hold up is simply the enormous ripple effect of change. So many of our other ‘institutions&#8217...

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Pickleball in Pittsboro

September 16, 2016
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Date: Wed, 14 Sep 2016 08:25:52 -0400 From: Jim Wilson Subject: pickleball Pickleball is off to a great start on the Pittsboro Elementary School tennis courts. We now have enough players to add a day to our weekly schedule beginning next week. Join us ...

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Random Quote of the Day

September 2, 2016
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“If you create a great city for an 8 year old and an 80 year old, you will create a successful city for all people.” - Gil Penalosa

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The Economic Value of Walkability: New Evidence

September 2, 2016
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The Economic Value of Walkability: New Evidence

The real estate industry widely uses Walk Score as a measure of a community's walkability.  Many people want the health, social, and environmental benefits of living in communities in which common tasks can be easily accomplished without...

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Proposed Hotel Incentives by Chatham County are backwards

August 11, 2016
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Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:05:09 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Hotel Incentives Proposed: “The recommended incentive level would refund the hotel the following percentages of annual property taxes over the first five years befor...

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Recommend early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites

August 11, 2016
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Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:49:27 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Lyme disease Tom’s post is spot on, and this is the reason I have recommended early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites. 1. prevent tick bit by wearing light c...

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Recommend early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites

August 11, 2016
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Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:49:27 -0400 From: “John R Dykers” Subject: Lyme disease Tom’s post is spot on, and this is the reason I have recommended early treatment with doxycycline for tick bites. 1. prevent tick bit by wearing light c...

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