A group of homeowners in Shaw Estates said they did not want the "essence" of their neighborhood marred by having even one house rented. Three members of City Council approved their request. ELi's Mark Meyer explains why the other two voted against.
The City of East Lansing may see some one-time, relatively large chunks of income this coming year, so City Council is talking about how to spend that revenue if it materializes. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports.
The City of East Lansing recently bought a 26-acre parcel. Now voters are likely to be asked on the November ballot to agree to let Council sell all or part, as Council sees fit. ELi's Brad Minor and Alice Dreger report.
In the wake of sharp criticism, a drafted plan for a citizen review panel for complaints made against East Lansing police and fire officers will be scrapped. ELi's Dan Totzkay reports what justice advocates want to see now in terms of process and product.
The deer population, free parking downtown, senior housing, the Valley Court Community Center, that eBay land sale, an Income Tax Board of Review, a possible move by P.T. O’Malley’s, and more. It’s gonna be a busy week for East Lansing's government.
Looming large at the corner of Bogue Street and Grand River Avenue, "The Hub on Campus" is attracting plenty of attention from potential occupants. ELi's Brad Minor reports that developers expect all apartments to be rented by the beginning of the fall semester.
Newly released documents show East Lansing is paying far more in legal fees than Michigan cities of similar size. What else have we learned as City Council looks at possibly changing who serves as the City Attorney?
Groundbreaking ceremonies at Whitehills and Pinecrest elementary schools generated plenty of afternoon excitement in anticipation of new building construction at both sites. ELi's Mark Meyer was on hand for both celebrations, amid flying sand and waving yellow plastic hard hats.
Now in its 10th year, Saturday's Pumpstock festival will fill Bailey Park for six hours with the sounds of Americana and folk music. ELi's Chris Wardell spoke with artists who will play the main stage, and tells us why they're looking forward to performing in East Lansing.
Three East Lansing Council members say the redevelopment moratorium – which disappeared from last night’s agenda – is not related to the November election. So what are their stated reasons, and what is Council planning to do with the moratorium idea?
A lawsuit against the City of East Lansing by a farmers’ market vendor has cost East Lansing taxpayers over $182,000 in legal bills, and the case is potentially far from over. ELi's Alice Dreger reports on the case garnering national attention.
East Lansing battles back from five runs down in the bottom of the seventh inning, falls just short in season finale before an overflow crowd at the Home of the Trojans field. ELi's Mark Meyer recaps the comeback and a season that might foreshadow better days ahead.
East Lansing's Council is set to expand the City Manager’s ability to enter into contracts without prior consent from Council. The result of the policy could be less transparency where City contracts are concerned. ELi's Andrew Graham and Alice Dreger report.