MATTHEWS – Developer Mel Graham wants to build nearly 100 densely arranged town homes on 16.4 acres near central Matthews that would be marketed to empty nesters but would not be age-restricted. The development, according to a rezoning application recently ...Read More »
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Some people just don’t want to move to Florida in retirement. They’d rather stay put in the Carolinas with all the region has to offer: its splendid weather, culture and beautiful scenery. Still, retirees need to take their finances, safety ...Read More »
MATTHEWS — The town of Matthews has received a grant for an electric vehicle charging station that can quick-charge an vehicle in about half an hour. The charger will be on Matthews Station Street and should be in place before ...
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MATTHEWS – The N.C. Department of Transportation and the town of Matthews will host a public meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 29 to present information on proposed intersection improvements to a section of N.C. Highway 51, also known as Matthews Township ...Read More »
STALLINGS – After some 90 minutes of arguments for and against, the Stallings Town Council voted unanimously Jan. 13 to approve a conditional zoning request for a new 55-lot residential subdivision just across the Mecklenburg-Union county line from Matthews. The ...Read More »
Seldom do the phrases “arts and humanities” and “sewer pipes” appear in the same sentence, but there it is, in an announcement by the N.C. Recreation and Park Association that Matthews is the 2013 winner of one of its awards ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – As Christmas approaches, attention naturally turns to evergreens, be they natural or fake. This year in Matthews, some of that attention has been diverted to one particular proposed fake pine, and it wouldn’t be in the corner of ...
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The dollars and sense of density: Huntersville petitioners make the financial case for conservation subdivisions
HUNTERSVILLE – Single-family residential density vs. the price of land and its development. That’s the crux of one of the hottest residential real estate development debates in many of the municipalities just outside Charlotte, and it received one of its ...
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Apex is tops! That’s the conclusion from Movoto Real Estate. The town just southwest of Raleigh earned the distinction as the best city in North Carolina based on its cost of living, crime rate, level of education, median household income, ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – The town has four positions open on its Planning Board and is now accepting applications from those interested, according to an announcement from the town. New members of the board would start their terms in January 2014. Planning ...Read More »