Things got a little wild this week as East Lansing City Council members debated who or what deserves precious tax dollars. Even that retaining wall made a ghostly appearance. ELi’s Alice Dreger brings you the action.
East Lansing’s City Council has voted 4-1 in favor of shrinking the Oakwood Historic District, including by removing all of Valley Court Park. The move comes in preparation for expected redevelopment. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Downtown restaurants and bars with outdoor seating could see noise rules relaxed if a pair of recommendations are adopted by Council. What’s the goal of relaxing the rules? ELi’s Jessy Gregg and Alice Dreger report.
The Lansing branch of the NAACP has formally come out against consolidation of the local district courts citing the potential to jeopardize diverse representation on our court benches and in jury pools.
East Lansing's City Council has approved a new ordinance designed to set clear parameters for recreational marijuana in the City. ELi's Jessy Gregg tells you what the new rules are, and why Council created them.
A proposed state bill on short-term rentals like Airbnb is birthing two controversies in East Lansing – one over the bill itself, and another over the use of local taxpayer resources to push one side of a partisan debate. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
ELi asked human residents of East Lansing to take a survey on our area's resident deer. Are they a joy, or a nuisance, or both? Should Council now authorize a strategic cull? Brad Minor brings you the responses.
There is “nothing to gain” from the consolidation of the local district courts, the Friends of Ingham County Veterans’ Treatment Court say in a new letter. The group is urging East Lansing's City Council to reject consolidation. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
Last night, amid a tense and sometimes ugly scene, City Council decided which company would get the coveted right to open a retail marijuana operation along Grand River Avenue in East Lansing. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.