MSU is in the early stages of planning a multi-generational housing project that would provide living space for employees, senior citizens, and families with children. The area is in the ELPS district. Tom Oswald reports for ELi.
Places are still available in a series of focus groups run by the City of East Lansing as it works on meeting the standards to receive an "Age-Friendly" designation from the AARP. Christopher Wardell has the story.
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.
Sell the Hannah Community Center, parking system, and soccer fields? De-fund social services for seniors and persons with disabilities? Ask the voters for a property tax increase? Council has started talking about what to do, now that the income tax proposal has failed.
East Lansing and mid-Michigan residents can get a glimpse at the newly adapted, and historically preserved Liberty Hyde Bailey Center when the partners behind the project cut the ribbon and host an open house on Thursday, Nov. 2.
Edgewood Village Scholars Director Jonathan Rosewood has a simple message for participating students: "If you stay in the program and you finish, you're going to school.” ELi's Ann Kammerer has the story.
City Council held public hearings on the Center City District site plan and tax plan last night, although no current plans were available. Council voted to do it all again in June. Here's what we've learned.
City Council is set to take up the controversial Center City District site plan and $55 million TIF plan this Tuesday. The project calls for private development on public land. The developers have announced they will reveal the latest version of the proposal the day before.