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Farm Tour to offer fun on the farm, education about food production

Farm Tour to offer fun on the farm, education about food production

By Kristen Pope Staff Writer With one of Carrboro’s unofficial mottos being “locally owned and organically grown” Weaver Street Market and the Carolina Farm Stewardship Association are teaming up to give the public a chance to witness first-hand exactly where local food is grown. On Saturday, April 21, and Sunday, April 22, 34 farms will open their doors during the… Read more →

An Apology

The story in the March 7 edition of the Carrboro Commons, Patrolling in the Passenger Seat, by Nick Sotolongo, detailing a ride-along with Carrboro Police Officer Paul Reinas, contained some story elements that were fabricated. Academic disciplinary action has been taken, and the Commons apologizes to Officer Reinas, the Carrboro Police Department, the readers of the Commons, as well as… Read more →

Community paper takes me back to my routes

Community paper takes me back to my routes

DEAR CARRBORO… By Jock Lauterer Carrboro Commons Adviser The once and future paperboy at work last week. (Photo courtesy of Kirk Ross, of the Carrboro Citizen) As veteran Chapel Hill journalist Roland Giduz reminded me last week, I began my newspaper career by hawking his short-lived but zesty Chapel Hill News Leader around town at the tender age of 8…. Read more →