Bob Nelson, East Lansing’s representative to BWL, has resigned over what he sees as the electric utility's failure to adequately care for poor people in its service area. City Council has named former mayor Doug Jester to replace him.
MSU's Trustees have rejected a deal wherein City Council would pull the income tax proposal if MSU provided $20 million over eight years. Now, Council says, if voters don't approve an income tax, emergency services may be slashed.
While East Lansing is working to get enough funding in place to finally make repairs to its trails system, local bicycle advocates are questioning what they say is "diversion" of funds from trails to parks by Ingham County.
At a "listening session" last night, numerous citizens spoke of their hopes for the next CATA leader, but also named problems with bus route design, technology, services for persons with disabilities, transparency, and accountability.
The City of East Lansing recently commissioned an inventory of its urban trees funded by a grant from the Department of Natural Resources. Paige Filice reports on why the City wanted the inventory, and how it will help support our urban forest.
With East Lansing's City Council likely to vote on the Center City District proposal on Tuesday, the newly-released draft development agreement between the City and Harbor Bay raises significant questions.