The attorney representing workers suing the City of East Lansing over alleged exposure to mercury and asbestos at the wastewater treatment plant says the City Manager has misrepresented key facts in the case. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
Given East Lansing's pension obligations, even if City Council authorizes major cuts in personnel and services, the City's fund balance will soon sink to levels “at which the State would be concerned.” ELi's Alice Dreger and Chris Root report.
The City is advising homeowners to call if they are experiencing flooding in their basement that might be related to drainage problems. Meanwhile, MSU is preparing for the Red Cedar to flood parts of campus.
East Lansing's government now publicly admits violating federal conflict-of-interest rules in a matter involving the City Attorney. But it is still resisting releasing related government communications. ELi's Alice Dreger reports.
The Hannah Community Center is on the list of possible budget cuts for Council's consideration. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports on the history of the center, what it provides and costs, and what closing it would mean.
Improvements are coming to White Park and Bailey Park. But where might we see budget cuts affecting Parks & Rec in East Lansing? ELi's Jessy Gregg brings news from the latest Parks & Rec Advisory Commission meeting.
The Mayor now says City Council did vote to approve the $20,000 settlement in the federal fraud case involving City Attorney Tom Yeadon's property. Council will act tonight to make the vote public, two months later.
Water flooding the road suddenly? That's a sign of a water main break. East Lansing's engineer-administrator Ron Lacasse explains what happened with one in Glencairn last night, and explains how to report a suspected break.
With more money coming to East Lansing from Ingham County's Trails and Parks Millage, work on deteriorated pedestrian bridges along East Lansing’s Norther Tier Trail is beginning this month. ELi's Jessy Gregg reports.
East Lansing's City Council agreed Tuesday night to keep the festivals going this coming summer and to keep Fire Station #2 open, but there was not a lot of other consensus among Councilmembers on where or how to start cutting the budget. ELi's Chris Root reports.