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Neighbors continue to oppose 129-home development near their quiet neighborhood on the edge of...

For at least the fourth time this year, the denizens of a small residential enclave on Elon’s northern periphery descended on the town’s municipal building this week to protest...

Elon adopts new budget with property tax rate 14 percent above revenue neutral

Elon’s town council has approved a new municipal budget that features a property tax rate roughly 14 percent higher than what the town needed to break even after the...

Elon increases fines for violating time limits for on-street parking

Elon’s town council has agreed to jack up the town’s parking fines in the hope that this increase will deter drivers from monopolizing the coveted on-street spaces in the...

Elon, Graham mgrs. join in proposing budgets with large property tax hikes – far...

Two more local municipal governments unveiled their proposed taxing and spending plans for the next fiscal year this week, and both included hefty hikes in the property tax rates...

Elon town manager proposes budget plan with tax rate 14 percent higher than “revenue...

Elon’s town manager has unveiled a proposed spending plan for the new fiscal year that promises more funds for municipal services, capital projects, and staff compensation – as well...

Elon’s council scraps plan for new parking; reroutes funds to build downtown plaza

Elon’s town council has decided to put the brakes on a plan to develop more public parking in the town’s downtown business district – and to reallocate some of...

Elon to hold public hearing on proposed hike in parking fines

Elon’s police chief has called for an increase in Elon’s parking fines to discourage drivers from monopolizing the on-street parking in the town’s downtown district. Police chief Kelly Blackwelder said...

Elon proposes tax rate for rural fire district higher than post-reval break-even level

Elon’s town council has endorsed a new property tax rate for its rural fire district that not only exceeds the figure needed to make ends meet after Alamance County’s...

Elon planning board delays decision on proposed 129-home subdivision Parc East on edge of...

Residents in a largely-rural community on the edge of Elon continued to express their concerns about a new, 129-home development being proposed on 32 acres in the midst of...

Elon formalizes Link Transit contract, scuttles proposed prohibition on ACTA services

Elon’s town council has formalized its agreement to have the town join Burlington’s Link Transit bus system, adding seven stops within the town of Elon to an existing bus...

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