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How Much Will the New School Bond Really Cost Taxpayers?

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

What would passage of the East Lansing Public School bond on May 2 really mean for property owners in the school district in terms of increased taxes? We've crunched the numbers and we bring you the answer.

East Lansing Has No Parks Named after Women

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Through a Freedom of Information Act request, ELi has confirmed that every named park in the City of East Lansing is named after a boy or man, including the two named this year.

Ask ELi: Is the BWL Franchise Fee a Tax?

Monday, March 27, 2017

A reader asks if the new BWL franchise fee, which will raise East Lansing residents' BWL electric bills by five percent, amounts to taxation without representation. Here's the answer.

Convexity Plan Now Includes The Graduate Hotel, Screened Parking

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Convexity’s new designs for the blighted corner include The Graduate hotel, market-rate apartments, and two floors of on-site parking that would be invisible to passers-by. What did Planning Commission and others think of it upon review last night?

Musical Memories Chamber Music at Burcham Hills

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Inspired by the positive effects of music during her mother's years with Alzheimer's, one woman helped to fund a unique, interactive program for MSU music students and memory care patients. Ann Kammerer reports.

Convexity Makes New Park District Proposal

Monday, March 20, 2017

With DRW/Convexity's Park District project set to go back to Planning Commission this week, we have details on the revised proposal for redevelopment of the blighted area.

Edgewood Solar Celebration Set for March 19, 2017

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Edgewood United Church in East Lansing will celebrate becoming the first church in Mid-Michigan to "go solar" with a dedication ceremony on Sunday, March 19. Jim Detjen reports for ELi.