@NoCapRaleigh – Tweeting Truth to Council’s Abuses of Power

@NoCapRaleigh – Tweeting Truth to Council’s Abuses of Power

If you're like us, you're a fan of Twitter. And, there is no one on Twitter we like better than someone who knows about local politics and is willing to wade into the deep end and throw a little shade. @NoCapRaleigh fits the bill perfectly. NoCap is a reference to...

Enloe HS students harassed by protesters – a parent speaks out

Enloe HS students harassed by protesters – a parent speaks out

Mayor Baldwin has made a complete mess when it comes to how Raleigh Police should respond to protesters. We’ve seen peaceful protesters arrested. Meanwhile, we have scenes like this one — described in a note to us from parent Amy Lee — where the RPD stands back,...

Sign the Petition to Oppose East End Market Planned Development

Sign the Petition to Oppose East End Market Planned Development

I am a resident of one of the townhomes on Cotton Exchange Court, which is the 11 unit townhome community off Wake Forest Road at Whitaker Mill. The Planning Commission is currently reviewing a pretty aggressive development proposal for the land surrounding our...

Bob Geary on Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Bob Geary on Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing

Bob Geary, resident of Raleigh’s District D and member of the Wake County Housing Justice Coalition, delivered the following remarks about Naturally Occurring Affordable Housing to City Council on Apr 6: I’m speaking again on behalf of the Wake County Housing Justice...

When a Community Climate Action Plan is just a veneer

When a Community Climate Action Plan is just a veneer

Lynn Edmonds spoke at the March 16 meeting of the Raleigh City Council.  Her remarks are below.  Lynn  is Outreach Director for Public Schools First NC. A native of Durham, NC and 30 year resident of Raleigh, she is a longtime public school advocate and...