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2023 Annual Report

2023 Annual Report

ELi published 393 original reports last year.

MacDonald Middle Schooler Cayla Hawkins is Already Breaking Records

MacDonald Middle Schooler Cayla Hawkins is Already Breaking Records

MacDonald Middle School student Cayla Hawkins set a new state record in the 400-meter race.

Love Brunch? Join Brunch & Bubbly Event Hosted by Lansing 5:01

Love Brunch? Join Brunch & Bubbly Event Hosted by Lansing 5:01

Early bird tickets can be purchased through Friday. Attendance numbers are capped, so organizers recommend purchasing ahead.

Book Vending Machine Project Meant to Boost Reading Literacy

Book Vending Machine Project Meant to Boost Reading Literacy

Kiwanis Club of East Lansing and WKAR met to discuss and plan strategies to increase young people’s love of reading.

Spread the Word: ELi Has a New Facebook Page

Spread the Word: ELi Has a New Facebook Page

Please share our new page with your friends and communities.

School Bond Will Go Before Voters in May

School Bond Will Go Before Voters in May

If approved, the “safety, security, accessibility bond” will go toward improvements at ELHS and MMS as well as a new central office building.

Events, Resources Available as Community Remembers Shooting

Events, Resources Available as Community Remembers Shooting

MSU and East Lansing are joining together to provide support as everyone continues to process the Feb. 13, 2023, tragedy. Luminary kits are available today for one event planned for Tuesday.

Council Tackles Variety of Issues in Tuesday Meeting
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Council Tackles Variety of Issues in Tuesday Meeting

Glencairn rental restriction overlay public hearing set, rejected projects discussed and minutes of Nov. 2 special meeting finally approved during 90-minute session.

Counselor Guides Students On Post-Graduation Path

Counselor Guides Students On Post-Graduation Path

MSU graduate, Chloe Wolma, is spending her gap year working with ELHS students to find their way after high school.

Glencairn Overlay, Mass Timber Discussed at Busy Planning Commission Meeting

Glencairn Overlay, Mass Timber Discussed at Busy Planning Commission Meeting

The rental restriction overlay proposed in part of Glencairn neighborhood was recommended for approval by the Planning Commission at its Jan. 24 meeting.

Q&A With Environmental Specialist Cliff Walls: AI Recycling Program Wraps Up
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Q&A With Environmental Specialist Cliff Walls: AI Recycling Program Wraps Up

East Lansing Environmental Specialist Cliff Walls answered questions via email about the city’s recycling program that used artificial intelligence to identify contaminants in recycling bins.

Pair of Major Road Projects Approved by City Council
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Pair of Major Road Projects Approved by City Council

City Council voted to approve projects that will have major impacts on two of East Lansing’s busiest roads at the Jan. 23 meeting.

Restorative Justice Presentation Given to School Board, Essay Award Winners Recognized at Jan. 22 Meeting
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Restorative Justice Presentation Given to School Board, Essay Award Winners Recognized at Jan. 22 Meeting

MacDonald Middle School Principal Amy Martin and Associate Principal John Atkinson gave a presentation on restorative justice techniques used by the school at the Monday, Jan. 22 East Lansing Board of Education meeting.

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre presents The Addams Family School Edition
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All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre presents The Addams Family School Edition

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre will be bringing “The Addams Family” school edition musical to the Hannah Community Center, starting Friday, Feb. 2.

ELi Facebook Page is Down

ELi Facebook Page is Down

The staff is working diligently to fix the problem ASAP.

Youth Pursue Education While Experiencing Homelessness

Youth Pursue Education While Experiencing Homelessness

Last school year, 41 ELPS students experienced homelessness. School staff works to ensure students experiencing homelessness have the tools necessary to meet their academic potential.

Brookover Negotiates EV Charger at Car Wash; Gas Station and B&B Proposals Rejected
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Brookover Negotiates EV Charger at Car Wash; Gas Station and B&B Proposals Rejected

City Council heard another statement condemning the election of Singh as mayor pro tem over Watson.

Council Attempts to Outline Ambitions for 2024-2025 Term
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Council Attempts to Outline Ambitions for 2024-2025 Term

The last two city departments presented their priorities, while the strategic planning process was met with some resistance.

Library Board Shifts Focus After Director Hire

Library Board Shifts Focus After Director Hire

Strategic planning, budgets and reviewing the one-year report on the Jan. 11, 2023, incident were all part of the recent meeting.

Overlay Information Session Draws Big Crowd

Overlay Information Session Draws Big Crowd

The proposed Glencairn rental restriction overlay district goes back before Planning Commission Wednesday.

Council Holds Three Public Hearings, Defers Decisions

Council Holds Three Public Hearings, Defers Decisions

The proposals for a car wash, bed and breakfast, and new gas station are on Tuesday’s City Council meeting agenda.

Council Will Consider Hagadorn ‘Road Diet’ Project
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Council Will Consider Hagadorn ‘Road Diet’ Project

The Transportation Commission unanimously approved recommending the plan be implemented for the stretch of road from Burcham Drive to Grand River Avenue.

Video of Nov. 2 Special Council Meeting Released On City YouTube Channel
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Video of Nov. 2 Special Council Meeting Released On City YouTube Channel

The video was uploaded to the city’s YouTube channel, but not added to the meeting calendar like other recordings. City manager tells ELi it was an “oversight.”

Police, Public Works and Other City Departments Lay Out 2024 Priorities
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Police, Public Works and Other City Departments Lay Out 2024 Priorities

City strategic planning will continue at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Hannah Center.

A Reminder of ELi’s Facebook Policy

A Reminder of ELi’s Facebook Policy

Our moderation policy is centered on a dedication to readers trusting us to be responsible.

Lansing NAACP Speaks Against Perceived Bias from Council
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Lansing NAACP Speaks Against Perceived Bias from Council

Following statements by the NAACP’s James McCurtis and Councilmember Dana Watson, Council heard presentations from city department heads about 2024 priorities.

Master Plan Update, Overlay Districts Discussed by Planning Commission

Master Plan Update, Overlay Districts Discussed by Planning Commission

The three-hour meeting included numerous residents speaking about the proposed rental restriction overlay in the Glencairn neighborhood.

New Commission Gives Voice to Youth
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New Commission Gives Voice to Youth

“It’s a great way to bridge the gap between and learn what the commissioners see as important to their peers,” assistant to the city manager said.

Ask ELi: Checking in With City Manager Belleman

Ask ELi: Checking in With City Manager Belleman

He talked about new city hires, preparing for the first big winter storm and why Council meeting minutes have not yet been approved.

Library Board Chooses a New Director

Library Board Chooses a New Director

The board unanimously moves to offer the job to Kevin King, who will come to EL from the Kalamazoo Public Library.

First Major Storm on Its Way

First Major Storm on Its Way

Here are reminders on how to handle the expected heavy snow along with announcements of city closings.

Council Rejects Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Resolution
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Council Rejects Israel-Hamas Ceasefire Resolution

Despite emotional testimony from many personally impacted by the conflict, the resolution drafted by the Human Rights Commission was rejected 4-1.

Overlay Information Meeting to Be Held

Overlay Information Meeting to Be Held

The city hopes to answer questions and clear up concerns about overlay districts during the Jan. 17 informational session.

School Board Organizes for 2024 at First Meeting of Year
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School Board Organizes for 2024 at First Meeting of Year

Chris Martin is elected school board president during the Jan. 8 meeting.

Council Kicks off 2024 with Stacked Meeting Agenda
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Council Kicks off 2024 with Stacked Meeting Agenda

Tuesday’s meeting includes 10 items on the business agenda, 3 public hearings and a mysterious closed session.

ELPL ‘Library of Things’ Has a Bit of Everything

ELPL ‘Library of Things’ Has a Bit of Everything

Tools, light therapy, zoo passes and more are among the unconventional offerings that can be checked out at the library.

Brothers Bring Yemeni Coffee to East Lansing

Brothers Bring Yemeni Coffee to East Lansing

“I’m an expert in medicine, but I’m very passionate about caffeine,” says Dr. Ahmed Sufyan, owner of Moka & Co.

ELi Needs Your Input

ELi Needs Your Input

Take a couple minutes and respond to our reader survey. Help guide us into 2024.

DDA Approves Setting Aside Funds for a Director
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DDA Approves Setting Aside Funds for a Director

The decision to allot $250,000 to hire a director in 2025 followed two strategic planning sessions. Details for the position still need to be ironed out.

ELi Truly Appreciates Our Donors

ELi Truly Appreciates Our Donors

The contributions of 610 individuals will help sustain ELi’s mission of bringing you the news of East Lansing.

Three to Be Interviewed for ELPL Director Position

Three to Be Interviewed for ELPL Director Position

The Library Board of Trustees will begin public interviews early this month.

Donate Now and Help ELi Keep the Lights On

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Make a difference in your community: Help us get as close to our $200,000 goal as possible. Matching funds are available through Sunday, as is a NewsMatch bonus.

What Does ELi See Ahead in 2024?

What Does ELi See Ahead in 2024?

Here are the stories on the reporting and editorial team’s radar in the new year.

Anonymous Call About Migrant Buses Coming to EL Lacks ‘Veracity’

Anonymous Call About Migrant Buses Coming to EL Lacks ‘Veracity’

City of East Lansing and local service providers suspect the call is a hoax but are, nonetheless, working to be prepared.

A Year in Review: What ELi Covered in 2023

A Year in Review: What ELi Covered in 2023

With the year coming to an end, we look back at top stories and issues in the City of East Lansing.

Last Chance at a 2023 Tax-Deductible Donation That Helps ELi Survive!

Last Chance at a 2023 Tax-Deductible Donation That Helps ELi Survive!

We need you more than ever! Donate by Dec. 31 and help us get closer to our annual campaign goal.

Special ELi Investigation: Church Attendance is Down Nationwide; What About in East Lansing?

Special ELi Investigation: Church Attendance is Down Nationwide; What About in East Lansing?

ELi spoke with nine ministers and pastors about what they are experiencing in their churches.

Safe Routes to School Grant Proposal Impacts Parks

Safe Routes to School Grant Proposal Impacts Parks

Parks & Rec Commission heard a report from SRTS, conclusions of a Farmers Market survey and bid farewell to Chuck Overbey.

Council Takes a Long Look at Finances
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Council Takes a Long Look at Finances

During public comment, speakers requested the city support a ceasefire in the Israel-Hamas conflict.

EL Educational Foundation Awards $71,000 in Grants

EL Educational Foundation Awards $71,000 in Grants

Dec. 11 school board meeting also included reports from the superintendent and Glencairn Elementary staff.

Glencairn Overlay Proposal Dominates Housing Meeting

Glencairn Overlay Proposal Dominates Housing Meeting

The Housing Commission approved two rental requests, but the three in the proposed overlay district are on hold.

Ask ELi: Belleman Gives Updates On City Happenings

Ask ELi: Belleman Gives Updates On City Happenings

The city manager responds to questions about Country Mills Farms, Council goal setting plans and an employee pay study.

Help ELi Reach Its $200,000 Goal by Dec. 31

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HRC Responds to Gaza With Ceasefire Resolution

HRC Responds to Gaza With Ceasefire Resolution

The commission unanimously approved the resolution, which will now be presented to City Council.

City Leaders Urge Council to Move Forward with Charter Review Commission
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City Leaders Urge Council to Move Forward with Charter Review Commission

The letter signed by nine civic and school leaders supports putting the commission establishment on the 2024 ballot.

Farewell from ELi Founder Alice Dreger

Farewell from ELi Founder Alice Dreger

A long look back at ELi – and bright hopes for the future – from founder Alice Dreger.

Overlay in Glencairn to be Considered After Widespread Confusion, Protest
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Overlay in Glencairn to be Considered After Widespread Confusion, Protest

The interim planning director and a Council member work to explain the overlay ordinances. But the debate is expected to continue.

New 530 Albert Ave Proposal Event is Not Today

New 530 Albert Ave Proposal Event is Not Today

The event will be rescheduled in the future.

New Life for 530 Albert Ave Project?
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New Life for 530 Albert Ave Project?

The vice president of ACD has been working with downtown business owners and neighborhood groups to revamp the project.

MSU Students Pitch Proposals for Evergreen Property
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MSU Students Pitch Proposals for Evergreen Property

DDA members and city officials listened to development presentations by urban planning students for the downtown site.

First Phase of New Trail Connecting MSU to Lake Lansing Opens

First Phase of New Trail Connecting MSU to Lake Lansing Opens

Completing the trail along the Red Cedar River was tricky, but worth it, Meridian Township official said.

Downtown Safety, Homeless are Focus of Presentations to DMB

Downtown Safety, Homeless are Focus of Presentations to DMB

The Downtown Management Board heard crime statistics from ELPD Deputy Chief Chad Pride and about the Advent House Ministries homelessness outreach program.

Road Diet Proposal Draws Crowd to Transportation Commission Meeting

Road Diet Proposal Draws Crowd to Transportation Commission Meeting

The proposal calls for altering Hagadorn Road between Grand River and Burcham Drive from four lanes to three.

Annual Giving Campaign Update: Help Us Keep the Lights On at ELi!

Annual Giving Campaign Update: Help Us Keep the Lights On at ELi!

We are almost 50% of the way toward our $200,000 goal. Donate now and take advantage of matching funds.

Council Floats Regional Strategy Following Deer Management Presentation

Council Floats Regional Strategy Following Deer Management Presentation

The deer management plan and January cull were approved 4-1 at the Nov. 28 meeting.

Winter Fest: A Wonderland of Fun

Winter Fest: A Wonderland of Fun

This is the second year the festival will be held outside and inside the Hannah Community Center.

CDBG Applications Due Dec. 15
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CDBG Applications Due Dec. 15

Grant program is for the needs of low-to-moderate income people and neighborhoods.

Overlay Districts, Bias All Broached at Eventful Meeting
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Overlay Districts, Bias All Broached at Eventful Meeting

City Council heard from 20 members of the community during the public comment portion of Tuesday’s meeting.

ELPS Holds ‘Giving Opportunity’ for Holiday Season

ELPS Holds ‘Giving Opportunity’ for Holiday Season

The Monday school board meeting included reports on the district, high school and Whitehills Elementary School.

East Lansing Homeless Shelter Celebrates 40 Years of Service

East Lansing Homeless Shelter Celebrates 40 Years of Service

As part of the anniversary celebration, a ribbon cutting and open house will be held Thursday at the shelter’s new administrative facilities.

More Work Needed for Use of Force Recommendations; ELPD Being Investigated by State

More Work Needed for Use of Force Recommendations; ELPD Being Investigated by State

Facilitators will revise the use of force report and recommendations based on ELIPOC and community feedback.

Interfaith Gathering Offers Prayers for Peace, Healing

Interfaith Gathering Offers Prayers for Peace, Healing

The event was an expression of solidarity and hope in the wake of the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

ELi Is Grateful for Your Support

ELi Is Grateful for Your Support

As our annual campaign continues, we need your help. Donate by Dec. 31 and your funds will be matched!

The Numbers: Analysis of Data From Nov. 7 Election

The Numbers: Analysis of Data From Nov. 7 Election

Kerry Ebersole Singh ran well ahead of other candidates in a City Council election that saw a strong turnout.

ELPD Officer Tells DDA of Downtown Public Safety Concerns
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ELPD Officer Tells DDA of Downtown Public Safety Concerns

Officer Katey Harrison identified parking garages as hotspots for nighttime activity as well as the Fieldhouse and Harper’s.

Permanent ELPL Director Interviews to Begin in January

Permanent ELPL Director Interviews to Begin in January

The deadline for applications was Nov. 17. The Library Commission subcommittee hopes to present its findings and recommendations at the Dec. 13 meeting.

Live News Updates for Nov. 20-26

Live News Updates for Nov. 20-26

Current top story: Karen Jennings is leaving the Arts Commission after six years.

Ingham Community Health Center to Open in ELHS

Ingham Community Health Center to Open in ELHS

The regular meeting of the school board also included a report on plans of the local chapter of MSAN.

Following in His Father’s Footsteps, George Brookover Is Mayor of East Lansing

Following in His Father’s Footsteps, George Brookover Is Mayor of East Lansing

Erik Altmann, Mark Meadows and Kerry Ebersole Singh are sworn in, joining George Brookover and Dana Watson on City Council.

Need a Hot Dog? University Weiner is the Place

Need a Hot Dog? University Weiner is the Place

Two Michigan State University students partnered to open the business that features Michigan-made hot dogs and other Michigan products.

Sadness, Fear, Anger Linger After Oct. 7 Attack and Ongoing Violence

Sadness, Fear, Anger Linger After Oct. 7 Attack and Ongoing Violence

Local faith leaders have come together to show their “support and love for local Jewish and Muslim communities.”

Live News Updates for Nov. 13-19

Live News Updates for Nov. 13-19

Current top stories: Peace Education Center’s Alternative Holiday sale is Friday and Saturday. Read a report on Monday’s Human Rights Commission meeting.

Campbell’s Smoke Shop is an East Lansing Classic

Campbell’s Smoke Shop is an East Lansing Classic

The shop on M.A.C. Avenue has been in business since 1956 and continues to have loyal clientele from around the country and world.

Women in the Arts Festival Returns for 38th Year

Women in the Arts Festival Returns for 38th Year

The festival at Edgewood United Church begins Friday evening and continues Saturday and features art work, foods, a movie showing and live music.

MSU’s Broad Celebrates Grand Opening of The CORE

MSU’s Broad Celebrates Grand Opening of The CORE

The newly-renovated 4,500-square-foot space employs a modular design, allowing the art museum to rotate through a vast range of works from the Broad’s permanent collection.

Ebersole Singh Runs Way Ahead of Pack; Meadows, Altmann to Return to Council
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Ebersole Singh Runs Way Ahead of Pack; Meadows, Altmann to Return to Council

In unofficial results from Tuesday’s election, Dan Bollman narrowly missed out on the third slot. Noel Garcia finished fifth, Joshua Ramirez-Roberts was sixth, Rebecca Kasen seventh and Chris Wardell eighth.

Hometown Boy Returns as City Planner

Hometown Boy Returns as City Planner

New Principal Planner Landon Bartley is eager to get to work back in the community that shaped him.

Live News Updates for Nov. 6-12

Live News Updates for Nov. 6-12

ELi Now is a column from the East Lansing Info reporting and editorial staff, created as a space to provide live updates of East Lansing news. Current top stories: Local artist is opening an exhibit at People’s Church; Zoning Board of Appeals approves second solar array variance.

Special Council Meeting: Assertion Charter Was Violated Found to be Without Merit, City Attorney Will Settle Two Lawsuits
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Special Council Meeting: Assertion Charter Was Violated Found to be Without Merit, City Attorney Will Settle Two Lawsuits

The agenda for the Thursday meeting was added to the city calendar on Wednesday.

Mysteriously Delivered Packet Tells Story of City Raises and Promotions

Mysteriously Delivered Packet Tells Story of City Raises and Promotions

Councilmember George Brookover expressed discomfort with the actions taken by the outgoing interim city manager. Randy Talifarro, the new city manager and finance director respond.

Aggravated Assault Alert Goes Out; No Injuries Reported

Aggravated Assault Alert Goes Out; No Injuries Reported

The incident occurred early Sunday morning during celebrations downtown, two days before Halloween. ELPD reminds community members to take safety precautions.

Everything You Need to Know Ahead of Tuesday’s City Council Elections

Everything You Need to Know Ahead of Tuesday’s City Council Elections

Here’s a roundup of ELi’s election coverage leading up to the polls opening throughout the City of East Lansing on Nov. 7.

Give to ELi’s Annual Campaign Today to Have Your Donation Matched

Give to ELi’s Annual Campaign Today to Have Your Donation Matched

Your contributions will help us continue to cover the City of East Lansing in 2024. Right now, we have $35K in matching funds (of which $13K is from NewsMatch). Click the lightbulb to learn how you can give today!

Campaign Expenses Reveal Big Differences in Resources Available to Candidates
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Campaign Expenses Reveal Big Differences in Resources Available to Candidates

ELi analyzes and breaks down financial records from the Ingham County Clerk.

Estrella Torrez Sworn in as School Board Trustee

Estrella Torrez Sworn in as School Board Trustee

The Oct. 23 meeting included a presentation by the ELHS principal, adoption of 24 board policy revisions and approval of a bond proposal for security enhancements.

Autumn is a Beautiful Time to Experience Nature in East Lansing

Autumn is a Beautiful Time to Experience Nature in East Lansing

With migrating birds, squirrels fattening up for winter and diverse city parks, this is a good time of year to get outside.

Live News Updates for Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Live News Updates for Oct. 30-Nov. 5

ELi Now is a column from the East Lansing Info reporting and editorial staff, created as a space to provide live updates of East Lansing news. Current top story: Interim Director of Planning, Building and Development Tim Dempsey is leaving for a job in Saginaw.

Dyslexia Advocacy, Ninja Warrior are Passions of MacDonald Middle School Student

Dyslexia Advocacy, Ninja Warrior are Passions of MacDonald Middle School Student

The young organizer of Saturday’s Dollars 4 Dyslexia Fundraising Open House has set her sights on raising $6,000.

Robert Belleman Easing into His Role as City Manager

Robert Belleman Easing into His Role as City Manager

The city’s new top administrator talks about his life, his priorities and gives his perspective on the end of his job in Saginaw.

$550,000 of EL Taxpayer Money at Risk Due to Cyber Scam

$550,000 of EL Taxpayer Money at Risk Due to Cyber Scam

A vendor’s email was compromised by an outside entity. The city is working with the MSP and FBI to recover the funds.

Links to articles in the timeline of ELi’s Nov. 2023 paper edition

Links to articles in the timeline of ELi’s Nov. 2023 paper edition

Here are links to the articles included in the timeline presented in ELi’s November 2023 paper edition: Jan. 11: After Library Director Calls Police on Wrongly-Accused Black Teen, Outrage Expressed to Library Board. Jan. 17: Lahanas is Out as City Manager, Noel Garcia Jr. Named to Council. Jan. 23: East Lansing High School Teachers and…

Parks & Rec Advisory Commission Hears Updates on Local Projects

Parks & Rec Advisory Commission Hears Updates on Local Projects

Commissioners heard a presentations on lyme disease interventions, the aquatic center and city park upgrades.

Live News Updates for Oct. 23-29

Live News Updates for Oct. 23-29

ELi Now is a column from the East Lansing Info reporting and editorial staff, created as a space to provide live updates of East Lansing news. Current top story: The annual Great Pumpkin Walk is Sunday in downtown East Lansing.

ELi has the Answers to What’s Up With the Beer Die Trend

ELi has the Answers to What’s Up With the Beer Die Trend

A personally decorated plywood table, four red Solo cups, two dice and rules agreed upon by players are the basics of the game. Sort of.

Commission on the Environment Considers Amendment for Expansion of Granger Waste Services Clinton County Landfill

Commission on the Environment Considers Amendment for Expansion of Granger Waste Services Clinton County Landfill

Commissioners request clarification on what impact this will have on EL residents and will advise City Council as they decide whether or not to support the proposal.

BWL Project Tabled, New Gas Station Moves to Council

BWL Project Tabled, New Gas Station Moves to Council

The proposed BWL training facility was tabled for further community engagement. The upgrade to the gas station at the corner of Abbot and Saginaw Highway was approved 5-1 by Planning Commission.

Interim City Manager Randy Talifarro Reflects on Tenure

Interim City Manager Randy Talifarro Reflects on Tenure

After 228 days on the job, Talifarro said he is glad to have had the opportunity to step into the crucial city role during a sometimes tumultuous time.

Proposed Trowbridge Road Revisions have Neighborhood Residents Concerned

Proposed Trowbridge Road Revisions have Neighborhood Residents Concerned

MDOT’s road reconfiguration plans are meant to “improve safety,” but those who live in the neighborhoods worry they could make travel more dangerous.

City Council Denies 530 Albert Development in 2-3 Vote
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City Council Denies 530 Albert Development in 2-3 Vote

The communitywide debate has been ongoing since May. With the Tuesday decision, the surface parking lot will stay a parking lot.

Join ELi for a Movie Night at the Robin Theatre

Join ELi for a Movie Night at the Robin Theatre

“Vengeance” tells the story of an investigative journalist in a fun and engaging way. Come hang out with ELi and help support your independent, non-profit news source.

People with Disabilities File Most Housing Discrimination Complaints in East Lansing, Analysis Shows

People with Disabilities File Most Housing Discrimination Complaints in East Lansing, Analysis Shows

The required analysis, presented during the Oct. 10 discussion-only City Council meeting, reviewed demographics, affordability and housing complaints.

Live News Updates for Oct. 16-22

Live News Updates for Oct. 16-22

ELi Now is a column from the East Lansing Info reporting and editorial staff, created as a space to provide live updates of East Lansing news. Current top story: City is looking to pull the license for Spin scooters.

HRC Rules DTN Violated Tenant’s Civil Rights

HRC Rules DTN Violated Tenant’s Civil Rights

DTN must return tenant’s security deposit and the city attorney will negotiate a deal with the rental company to determine any additional consequences.