Burcham Park is back on track to become the site of a community solar array. ELi's Andrew Graham tells you about the bankruptcy that led to more delays of the project, and the plan for monitoring the "retired landfill" while going solar.
So far, there's been a lot more visible activity on the "vote yes" side of the income tax proposal than the "vote no" side. ELi's Chris Root reports what we've seen in advance of the August 7 election.
If East Lansing's City Attorney doesn't have to pay for his sidewalk, why should the City make you pay for yours? A whistleblower is now pushing that question in federal court. ELi investigates the latest claims and counter-claims in the case.
East Lansing residents who live in Ingham County will see two proposals on their August 7 ballot: one on a 20-year millage to build a new Ingham County jail and court complex, along with another on the East Lansing City income tax. ELi's Chris Root reports.
ELi's Community Advisory Board is asking readers to consider submitting essays on why they are for or against the income tax proposal set for the August 7 ballot. The deadline to submit is today, Sunday, July 15, at midnight.
When should a coffee shop drive-through be allowed to have less than the legally-required space? East Lansing's Zoning Board of Appeals tackled that question on Wednesday. ELi's Andrew Graham and Alice Dreger report.
This Friday, July 13, 80's band Starfarm will play the Ann Street Plaza as part of East Lansing's Summer Concert series. Christopher Wardell tells you why their lead singer loves these shows, how bands are picked for the series, and what's on for the rest of the summer.
Since the summer of 1974, Bailey Neighborhood residents (and anyone else who likes ice cream) have gathered for an annual evening of ice cream and community. This year, there's an opportunity for social-goers to support improvements to Bailey Park. Christopher Wardell has the scoop.
With a filing deadline of July 24, two members of the East Lansing School Board are saying they probably won't run again this November. Another trustee has already filed, and at least one is still deciding. ELi's Karessa Wheeler has the story.
Cole Academy is opening an East Lansing charter school this fall. ELi asked our reporter Andrew Graham to look into the organization and to help our readers understand what to expect from the new East Lansing operation.