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Elon’s town council postpones its review of developer’s pitch to remove road barrier

Elon’s elected leaders have thrown an additional hurdle before a residential developer who wants the town to take down a roadblock that’s keeping him from using one of town’s...

Elon town council focuses on part-time position amid $10.9M budget

Elon town manager Richard Roedner had put out a proposed budget totaling about $10.9 million a few weeks ago. He proposed one new employee, in the public works department. But...

Elon council enlarges downtown ‘social district’ amid boasts it has uncorked new local trend

There were no clinking glasses or celebratory sips of champagne in Elon’s municipal building this week as the town marked the first full year since it inaugurated a special...

Elon schedules hearings on fire tax, annexation of town-owned land

Elon’s town council has agreed to hold two public hearings later this month that may seem, at first blush, to offer little to whet the community’s interest. These state-mandated hearings,...

Does drinking water notice in Elon suggest wider water quality problems?

QUESTION:  Why did the town of Elon send out a drinking water notice to its utility customers last month? Does this notice suggest that contamination has spread from the...

Elon’s town manager springs early-bird budget on council

As many local government administrators continue to wrangle and writhe over their organizational budgets, Elon’s town manager has shot out ahead of the pack with a fully-fledged set of...

Elon town council considers which is more important: pretty, or longer-lasting roads

Elon’s elected leaders were offered a rather stark choice last week between greater longevity and a more pleasing appearance for the town’s municipal streets. This Faustian bargain was the ultimate...

Elon town council passes on Gibsonville brewer’s proposal to resurrect beer garden at town...

Elon’s town council has decided not to order another round of a pilot program that had enabled a Gibsonville brewer to set up a beer garden on town property...

Town of Elon adopts its own tax on hotels and motels

New tax will impact only one hotel: Inn at Elon The town of Elon has joined Burlington in approving a new municipal tax on hotels and motels that aims to...

Elon town council mulls whether to give Gibsonville brewer second chance to plant beer...

Elon’s town council has resolved to keep nursing a decision on whether to renew an arrangement with a Gibsonville-based brewer who was allowed to operate a “beer garden” on...

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