Today, "Ask ELi" looks at the question of what rights property owners have with regard to BWL's tree trimming and tree removal. We talk to Greg McClelland, the lawyer who defended two East Lansing homeowners sued by BWL.
BWL will send tree-trimming crews into the Bailey and Chesterfield Hills neighborhoods beginning November 1. BWL has offered to meet with residents this Monday, October 17, at the Hannah Community Center to answer questions. Until then, here's what you need to know.
East Lansing High School went into a “shelter in place lockdown” for about fifteen minutes this morning following a perceived credible threat. What happened, and what does "shelter in place lockdown" mean?
East Lansing’s City Council will hold a public hearing this Tuesday, October 11, 2016, on the possible decriminalization of marijuana in East Lansing. Here's a rundown on the current situation, what Council might do, and the possible fallout.
Council covered a great deal of territory in its long "discussion-only" meeting last week. Police activity, tree-trimmers' return, a question of how much MSU costs City taxpayers, a fence for Bailey park, police and fire equipment.... ELi's Ian Hoopingarner brings the details.
At last Tuesday's "discussion only" meeting, East Lansing City Council members agreed to draft and vote on an ordinance decriminalizing the possession of one ounce or less of marijuana, a law that would put the City in direct conflict with state law.
Responding in part to a push from East Lansing's Shari and Patrick Rose, Michigan's DEQ is recommending public schools be more aggressive in dealing with lead. The new standard calls for schools' faucets to meet the standard set for bottled drinking water.
The intersection of Haslett Road and Park Lake Roads will function as a four way stop during Monday morning’s commute following an accident yesterday. The East Lansing Police Department advises drivers to seek another route.
Four years after East Lansing applied for a renewal of its expired environmental permit to dump millions of gallons a day of treated wastewater into the Red Cedar River, the DEQ is suddenly reviewing the application. A lot has happened at that plant since that application went in. The DEQ is giving the public only until Friday to weigh in.