Fireworks can now legally be set off for a longer stretch around the July 4 holiday, due to a new rule from the State. State law has also raised the fine for illegal discharge from $500 to $1,000. East Lansing City Council Members aren't happy about State control of this issue.
East Lansing High School's theater department originally planned to present "Dreamgirls" as its spring musical. ELHS student Kata Rothorn has the story of the plan, the controversy, and the ultimate decision to scrap "Dreamgirls."
Is it legal in East Lansing to walk a dog with just a "shock collar" on? ELi's Casandra Eriksen looks into the question and brings some thoughts on off-leash dogs from a member of City Council who has been concerned about the issue.
After being denied his request in a 2-2 vote, this week a lot split application for the Glencairn neighborhood saw a 4-1 approval, along with a recommendation for a rental overlay district. ELi's Brad Minnor reports.
Tonight, East Lansing’s Planning Commission will take up a draft zoning ordinance that, if passed, will favor the City over some private property owners in marijuana provisioning center real estate deals. Jessy Gregg reports for ELi.
East Lansing's City Council unanimously approved a new contract for City Manager George Lahanas last night, voting on a different version than the one released to the public on Friday. Council praised the contract and Lahanas. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Today marks the ninth snow day for the 2018-19 school year for East Lansing Public Schools, and the last day that can be forgiven by the State Department of Education before the district will have to add additional instruction time to the calendar. ELi's Karessa Wheeler explains.
“I want to support the community by giving them introductions to new kinds of ideas and philosophies about food, without the desire to strangle their wallet over it," says Chef Nicholas Crosser. Intrigued? ELi's Sarah Spohn has the story.
East Lansing's City Council is looking at giving City Manager George Lahanas a new contract with a big raise plus lucrative benefits. If passed tomorrow night, the raise will be backdated to the day the City implemented an income tax to deal with its financial crisis.