Posted on: December 7, 2016

East Lansing 54B District Court to Close Early this Friday, Dec. 9

EAST LANSING, Mich. – East Lansing 54B District Court Chief Judge Andrea Andrews Larkin announces that the court will be closed to the public this Friday, December 9, 2016 from 3-4:30 p.m.Court offices will not be open for walk-in arraignments o...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

City to Offer Special Holiday Recycling & Refuse Collection Programs

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing will offer extra recycling days, no-fee holiday refuse collection and Christmas tree recycling to residents this holiday season.Extra Recycling Days East Lansing residents are encouraged to take ad...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

City of East Lansing Now Accepting Applications for FY 2017-2018 Grant Programs

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Applications are now available for funding under the City of East Lansing’s 2017-2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, 2017-2018 Human Services Grant Program and new 2017-2018 Mini Grant Program.T...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Ingham County’s 2016 Shop with a Cop to Take Place Saturday, Dec. 3

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Approximately 100 area children, 100 area police officers and 100 civilian volunteers will participate in Ingham County’s 2016 Shop with a Cop program, taking place Saturday, Dec. 3.

This special event provides less afflue...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Pavement Restoration Work to Cause Lane Reduction on Lake Lansing Road

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Pavement restoration work will cause eastbound Lake Lansing Road, between Coolidge Road and Marfitt Road, to be reduced to one lane beginning tomorrow Dec. 1.

During the work, eastbound traffic will be shifted to the inside medi...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

ELFD Responds to Residential Fire on Groton Way

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) responded to a fire at an East Lansing residence, 1985 Groton Way, this morning. The two occupants of the home were able to evacuate with no injuries.

The call came in to ELFD at approxima...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Remembering Pearl Harbor - 75th Anniversary Event to Take Place Sunday, Dec. 11 in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Rotary Club will be co-hosting a Remembering Pearl Harbor – 75th Anniversary event on Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Ab...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Register for Shaping the Avenue 101: Form-based Code Informational Kick-off Meetings

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing in partnership with the City of Lansing, Meridian Township, Lansing Township, and the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) would like to invite community members to attend Shaping the Avenue...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Winter Glow to Bring Seasonal Fun to Downtown East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — There is something for everyone at the popular, annual Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival.

This winter-inspired tradition will take place on Saturday, Dec. 3 in downtown East Lansing and will feature...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

Green Friday (& Saturday too!) to Take Place in Downtown East Lansing Dec. 2-3

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Green Friday (& Saturday too!) – downtown East Lansing’s special version of the popular day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday sales – will take place December 2-3, 2016.

Holiday shoppers will enjoy a variety of sales and specia...Read on...

Posted on: November 18, 2016

City Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

EAST LANSING, Mich. – City of East Lansing offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 in observance of Thanksgiving.

City offices closed Nov. 24-25 will include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing Department of Public Works, the...Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

East Lansing Named a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community by the League of American Bicyclists

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Today, the League of American Bicyclists recognized the City of East Lansing with a Bronze Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) award.

East Lansing was part of the largest application round in the BFC program’s 13-year history. In to...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Fall Bulk Leaf Collection Extended on City’s West Side

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) has extended fall bulk leaf collection on the City of East Lansing’s west side, with a fourth week of collection scheduled for the week of Nov. 28.

The west side includes the west...Read on...

Posted on: November 15, 2016

Construction Work to Take Place on Delta Street Tomorrow, Nov. 16

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Delta Street, between Grand River Avenue and Valley Court (including the Delta-Valley Court intersection), will be under construction throughout the day on Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Work will include milling and repaving of the roadway...Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2016

Prime Time Director Elected President of the Michigan Association of Senior Centers Board

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Kelly Arndt, director of the East Lansing Prime Time Seniors’ Program, has been elected president of the Michigan Association of Senior Centers Board of Directors.

The association is comprised of 126 senior centers across the sta...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

East Lansing Financial Health Review Team to Hold Final Two Citizen Engagement Meetings

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to attend the final two Citizen Engagement Meetings hosted by the East Lansing Financial Health Review Team prior to their final recommendations to the East Lansing City Council.

The meetings will tak...Read on...

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Posted on: November 9, 2016

City Offices to be Closed Friday, Nov. 11 in Observance of Veterans Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – City of East Lansing offices will be closed Friday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day. This excludes the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, which will be open during regular hours.

City offices closed on Veterans Day will i...Read on...

Posted on: November 7, 2016

Fall Bulk Leaf Collection Extended on City’s East Side

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) has extended fall bulk leaf collection on the City of East Lansing’s east side, with a fourth week of collection scheduled for the week of Nov. 21.

The east side includes the east...Read on...

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Posted on: November 7, 2016

ELPL Offers Generation E Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Middle and High School Students

East Lansing, MI – November 7, 2016 – The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) and the Generation E Institute (GenEI) will be offering a free, two-day youth entrepreneurship Bootcamp on Wednesday, Nov. 9 and Thursday, Nov. 10 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at ELPL, 95...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Bring “A Little Princess” to the Stage

EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will bring “A Little Princess” to the East Lansing Hannah Community Center stage, 819 Abbot Road, Nov. 4-5 and Nov. 11-12.

Friday shows will take place at 7 p.m. and Saturday shows will...Read on...

Posted on: November 4, 2016

Fire, Police Extremely Busy During Weekend of MSU vs. Michigan Game, Halloween Celebrations

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Last weekend’s MSU vs. Michigan football game and Halloween celebrations resulted in an extremely busy weekend for the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) and East Lansing Police Department (ELPD).

According to ELFD, there were a...Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2016

Veterans Day Program to Take Place Nov. 10 at ELHCC

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In an effort to honor those who have bravely served in the United States Armed Forces, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a brief Veterans Day program on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 8:30 a.m. in front of the East Lansing Hannah Commun...Read on...

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Families Invited to Join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Program at ELPL

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Families are invited to join the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road.

The 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and...Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2016

ELPD Seeks Public’s Help with Sexual Assault Investigation

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is asking for the public’s help with a current sexual assault investigation.

At approximately 12:20 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15 (MSU Homecoming weekend), ELPD responded to a reported assaul...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2016

East Lansing Earns Perfect Municipal Equality Index Score

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation; the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization; in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, has given...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2016

East Lansing City Clerk’s Office Open Saturday to Issue, Receive Absentee Voter Ballots

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing City Clerk’s office, 410 Abbot Road, will have special hours this Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to issue and receive absentee voter ballots for the November 8, 2016 General Election.

The last day to have an...Read on...

Posted on: October 31, 2016

System Upgrade to Cause Intermittent Lane Closures at Saginaw-Harrison Intersection on Nov. 1

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The vehicle detection system for the traffic signal at the Saginaw-Harrison intersection will be upgraded on Tuesday, Nov. 1, causing intermittent lane closures in each leg of the intersection.

Work is anticipated to begin at 9 a....Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2016

ELPD Responds to Three Gun-Related Incidents over the Weekend

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to three gun-related incidents in the East Lansing community this past weekend.

ELPD units were dispatched to the Hillcrest-Elm intersection at 2:57 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 on ...Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2016

East Lansing Art Festival, All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre Receive MCACA Grants

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) and All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) have been awarded Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) grants this year totaling $33,500.

The grants were awarded through the ...Read on...

Posted on: October 21, 2016

City Announces 2016 East Lansing Community Photo Contest Winners

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The winners of the 2016 East Lansing Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer and Velvet A Candy Store, have been announced. Of the 326 photographs submitted, 13 were selected as winners:

- 1st Place – Dane Robison,...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Community Invited to Fire Safety Open House at Eastwood Towne Center

EAST LANSING, Mich. – As part of National Fire Prevention Month, the Lansing Metro Fire Departments will be hosting a Fire Safety Open House this Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Eastwood Towne Center.

Participating fire departments will inclu...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Downtown East Lansing’s Great Pumpkin Walk to Take Place Oct. 27

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The popular annual Great Pumpkin Walk will bring trick-or-treat fun to downtown East Lansing on Thursday, Oct. 27 from 5-7 p.m.

Families are invited to bring their children to downtown in full costume to receive free door-to-door...Read on...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

East Lansing City Council’s Oct. 18 Meeting to Take Place at MSU Union

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members and members of the media are advised that the East Lansing City Council will be meeting at the MSU Union, 49 Abbot Road, next Tuesday, Oct. 18 for its regular meeting.

The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. in th...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

54B District Court Implements Drug Court to Service Ingham County

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing 54B District Court will be implementing an adult drug court as its third problem-solving court. The court already operates a sobriety court and a veterans treatment court.

Due in large part to the collaborative ef...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

East Lansing Financial Health Review Team to Hold Additional Citizen Engagement Meetings

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to attend two upcoming Citizen Engagement Meetings hosted by the East Lansing Financial Health Review Team.

The meetings will take place on the following dates at 6:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

MSU Homecoming Parade and Street Closures

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The 2016 MSU Homecoming Parade will take place this Friday, Oct. 14, beginning at 6 p.m.

This year’s MSU Homecoming Grand Marshals are Tom and Lupe Izzo. This year’s theme is “Spartans For Life.”

The parade will begin at the A...Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2016

East Lansing Joins Communities across the Country in Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – At its Sept. 27 meeting, East Lansing City Council approved a resolution recognizing the celebration of Indigenous People’s Day on the second Monday of October each year. In past years, the date had been recognized as Columbus Day.
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Posted on: October 10, 2016

Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner Approaches, Scholarship Winners Announced

LANSING, Mich. — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows are proud to announce the winners of the Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner Essay Scholarship. There were two tiers of scholarships, one given to 12th graders and college students and t...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

54B District Court Closed Monday, Oct 10 in Observance of Indigenous People’s Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – East Lansing 54B District Court Chief Judge Andrea Andrews Larkin has announced that the 54B District Court will be closed to the public on Monday, Oct. 10 in observance of Indigenous People’s Day.

Drop boxes are available at th...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

PNC Bank Robbery Suspect Charged

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Chrishon Marquan Milton, an 18-year-old Detroit resident, has been formally arrested and arraigned in connection with the PNC Bank robbery in East Lansing on June 7, 2016.

At approximately 2 p.m. on June 7, Milton allegedly enter...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

ELPD Investigates Strong Armed Robbery

EAST LANSING, Mich. – On Saturday, Sept. 24 at approximately 11:30 p.m., the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a strong armed robbery near the Elizabeth-M.A.C. intersection.

The victim was walking near the intersection when he was ass...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Two ELPD Officers Honored with MADD Awards

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Two officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) were honored at the Mothers Against Drunk Driving® (MADD) 2016 Lifesavers Award Luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 29 in the City of Mt. Pleasant, Mich.

ELPD Officer Dave Dekort...Read on...

Posted on: September 29, 2016

Exterior Cleaning and Painting of Water Tower at Patriarche Park

Water Tower Project

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Department of Public Works would like to make residents aware of the upcoming exterior cleaning and painting of the water tower on the south end of Patriarche Park off Alton Road, scheduled to begin the week of Oct. ...Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2016

54B District Court Chief Judge Announces New Administrator

EAST LANSING, Mich. — 54B District Court Chief Judge Andrea Andrews Larkin has promoted Nicole Evans to serve as the new 54B District Court administrator. Evans had been the deputy court administrator since September 2011.

Evans holds a Juris Doctor f...Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2016

Autumn Fest to Take Place at the East Lansing Farmer’s Market on Sunday, Oct. 9

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Community members are invited to celebrate the splendor of fall at the annual Autumn Fest event at the East Lansing Farmer’s Market (ELFM) on Sunday, Oct. 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court. It’s free.

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Posted on: September 26, 2016

ELPD to Hold Community Forum on Police Relations

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will be holding a community forum on police relations on Wednesday, Oct. 19 from 6-9 p.m. in the East Lansing Hannah Community Center’s Albert A. White Performing Arts Theater, 819 Abbot Road...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

ELHCC Ceramics Lab Open House to Take Place Sept. 28

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The new ceramics lab at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road, will be unveiled to community members at an open house on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 5-8 p.m.

Community members are invited to stop by to see ...Read on...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

East Lansing Arts Commission Now Accepting Applications for FY17 Cultural Arts Grant Program

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Arts Commission is currently accepting applications for its Fiscal Year 2017 Cultural Arts Grant program.

The Arts Commission distributes grant funding for public art projects and events in East Lansing each fisc...Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2016

ELPL’s Grand Re-Opening to Take Place Saturday, Oct. 1

EAST LANSING, Mich. — After almost a year of renovations, the new-and-improved East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, will be unveiled to community members at a Grand Re-Opening celebration on Saturday, Oct. 1.

The event will include a br...Read on...

Posted on: September 19, 2016

10th Annual Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner to Take Place Friday, Oct. 14

LANSING, Mich. — Mayor Virg Bernero (Lansing) and Mayor Mark Meadows (East Lansing) are proud to announce that the 10th Anniversary of the Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner will be held on Friday, Oct. 14 from 6-9 p.m. The annual dinner was established to cele...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

William B. Sharp Park Dedication to Take Place Tuesday, Sept. 20

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The dedication ceremony for William B. “Bill” Sharp Park will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at the park located on the northeast corner of the Abbot-Albert intersection in downtown East Lansing.

The park is being dedi...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

ELPD Identifies Suspects Connected to Recent Vehicle Larcenies in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. – This morning at approximately 5:30 a.m., officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) were out on foot in the northwest quadrant of the City in the area where many of the recent vehicle larcenies have occurred over the pas...Read on...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

East Lansing Welcomes the World to Take Place Sunday, Oct. 2

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 7th Annual East Lansing Welcomes the World event will be hosted at the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

International students and families are invited to come meet the...Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2016

ELPD to Soon Focus on Targeted Enforcement at Marked Crosswalks

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In the near future, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will continue a traffic/pedestrian safety initiative geared specifically toward pedestrian safety at marked crosswalks throughout the City of East Lansing.

ELPD advises...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

MLK Commission Leading a Delegation to Washington, D.C.

LANSING, Mich. — The Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Commission is pleased to be leading a delegation of commissioners and community members to the Grand Opening Celebration of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American C...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

Liberty Hyde Bailey Center Groundbreaking Ceremony to Take Place Sept. 14

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Capital Area Housing Partnership (CAHP) and PK Development, in partnership with the City of East Lansing, will host a groundbreaking ceremony for the Liberty Hyde Bailey Center, 300 Bailey St., on Wednesday, Sept. 14.

There will b...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center to Host Dog Swim

EAST LANSING, Mich. – To close out its 2016 season, the East Lansing Family Aquatic Center (ELFAC), 6400 Abbot Road, will be hosting its first-ever Dog Swim on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Pet owners are invited to bring their furry friends ...Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2016

One Book, One Community Signature Event featuring Author Ben Rawlence to Take Place Sept. 14

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to meet Ben Rawlence, author of “City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World’s Largest Refugee Camp,” at a special One Book, One Community (OBOC) event on Wednesday, Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. at the East Lansing Pu...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

ELPD Provides Missing Children Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has provided an update on the missing children case from Aug. 30.

The follow-up investigation into what occurred led to the caller/mother of the children, Andria Downes, and a neighbor, Al...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

Community Relations Coalition to Host Neighborhood Ice Cream Socials & Cleanups

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Community Relations Coalition (CRC) will kick off another great year of community building and outreach in the East Lansing-MSU community with its neighborhood ice cream socials and fall neighborhood cleanups.

The ice cream so...Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2016

City Offices Closed Monday, Sept. 5 in Observance of Labor Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – City of East Lansing offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of Labor Day.

The following offices/buildings will be closed: East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing 54B District Court, the East Lansing Public Library (...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

ELPD Releases MSU Fall Welcome Statistics

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has released the arrest and citation statistics for Michigan State University’s 2016 Fall Welcome.

The statistics are from the night of Thursday, Aug. 25 through the night of Monday, Aug....Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

1855 Place Construction to Cause Intermittent Lane Closures on Harrison Road Sept. 6-23

EAST LANSING, Mich. — From approximately Sept. 6-23, there will be intermittent lane closures on Harrison Road, between Kalamazoo Street and Shaw Lane, to accommodate construction associated with MSU’s 1855 Place Project.

The temporary lane closures wi...Read on...

Posted on: August 31, 2016

City of East Lansing to Host Downtown Welcome Dance on Saturday, Sept. 10

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A Downtown Welcome Dance, featuring DJ Black Magic and DJ TONE DC, will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 from 7-11:30 p.m. in downtown East Lansing’s Ann Street Plaza. It’s free! View event flyer.

The dance serves to welcome new ...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

“EL Going Green” Crowdfunding Campaign Launch Event to Take Place Thursday, Sept. 1

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing, Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) will be hosting an “EL Going Green” Crowdfunding Campaign launch event on Thursday, Sept. 1 at noon ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Downtown East Lansing Sidewalk Sales to Take Place Sept. 10-11

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Downtown East Lansing's 2016 Sidewalk Sales will be taking place Saturday, Sept. 10 and Sunday, Sept. 11.

During the Sidewalk Sales, downtown merchants will be offering sales and specials along sidewalks and in stores. Hours will...Read on...

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

Portion of Virginia Avenue to be Closed Tomorrow, Aug. 31

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Virginia Avenue, between Burcham Drive and Snyder Road, will be closed tomorrow, Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The closure will allow Consumers Energy to conduct service lead work in the roadway.

Motorists are encouraged to dr...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center’s End-of-Season Hours

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center’s (ELFAC) 2016 season is coming to a close, with one week left to enjoy the interactive outdoor water facility.

The end-of-season hours, which have been adjusted slightly from earlier in the...Read on...

Posted on: August 24, 2016

ELPD to Host Citizens’ Police Academy this Fall

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) will host its 2016 Citizens’ Police Academy this fall, with an application period running from Aug. 25-Sept. 16.

Community members interested in learning more about the criminal justice sy...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

ELPL Downtown Maker Studio to Close Permanently on Aug. 26

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) 2.0 Maker Studio in downtown East Lansing, located on the second floor of the East Lansing Marriott at University Place, will close permanently on Friday, Aug. 26.

“The ELPL 2.0 Maker Studio ...Read on...

Posted on: August 23, 2016

Community Advised of Changes to MSU Football Post-Game Traffic Plan

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Community members and visiting fans are advised of some minor changes to the post-game traffic plan after Michigan State University home football games. The following changes will be in effect this season:

All southbound Harrison ...Read on...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

ELMWSA Outlines Future Preventative Plans in Wake of Boil Water Advisory

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In response to the incident that required a Boil Water Advisory to be issued earlier this month, the East Lansing Meridian Water and Sewer Authority (ELMWSA) has filed a report with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (M...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Construction Update from the East Lansing Department of Public Works

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) has provided the following updates on ongoing construction projects in the City of East Lansing.

As part of the ongoing local street work on Glenmoor Road, a newly installed water ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist Sonia Nazario to Kick off 2016 One Book, One Community Program

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to meet Sonia Nazario, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the author of “Enrique’s Journey,” as she kicks off the 2016 One Book, One Community (OBOC) program with a special visit to the East Lansing...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Great Lakes Folk Festival Road and Parking Lot Closures

EAST LANSING, Mich. —The MSU Museum will present the 2016 Great Lakes Folk Festival (GLFF) this weekend, Aug. 12-14, in downtown East Lansing.

The GLFF offers a one-of-a-kind mix of music and dance stages, demonstrations of traditional arts and storyt...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Moonlight Film Festival Wraps Up this Week with Two Back-to-Back Events

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing’s 2016 Moonlight Film Festival will wrap up with two back-to-back events this week on Wednesday, Aug. 10 and Thursday, Aug. 11.

The Moonlight Film Festival features movies shown on a big outdoor screen on ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 7, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Lifted for East Lansing and Meridian Township

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Meridian Water and Sewer Authority (ELMWSA), in consultation with the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, has lifted the Boil Water Advisory. East Lansing and Meridian Township residents can resume the use ...Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2016

Boil Water Advisory Update for East Lansing, Meridian Township

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The boil water advisory for the City of East Lansing and Meridian Township is still in effect and will remain in effect until further notice.

Initial indications show that the East Lansing Meridian Water and Sewer Authority’s (ELM...Read on...

Posted on: August 3, 2016

Sidewalk Repairs to Begin Monday, Aug. 8 on Harrison Road Bridge

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Beginning Monday, Aug. 8, the City of East Lansing will be making sidewalk repairs on the Harrison Road bridge over the Red Cedar River. The work is expected to be completed by Friday, Aug. 19.

During various stages of this work, ...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

ELPL to be Closed Aug. 26-Sept. 30 to Complete Renovation Project

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) will be closed to patrons Aug. 26-Sept. 30 to complete the renovation of the building’s interior and transition library materials back into the full library space.

During the closure, new fur...Read on...

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Posted on: August 1, 2016

City of East Lansing Offers Action-Packed Week of Events

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members can enjoy an action-packed lineup of events the week of Aug. 1 as part of the City of East Lansing’s ongoing Community Events program. All events are FREE!

East Lansing’s National Night Out & Touch-a-TruckEast ...Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2016

Gas Main Leak Shut Off Near Grand River-Abbot Intersection in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A natural gas main leak confirmed by the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) earlier today near the Grand River-Abbot intersection in East Lansing has been shut off. The leak was caused when construction crews working in the area str...Read on...

Posted on: July 29, 2016

East Lansing Construction Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) has provided the following updates on ongoing construction projects in the City of East Lansing.

Local Streets Project UpdateWork on the local streets project in the Chesterfield...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2016

City of East Lansing Launches 2016 Community Photo Contest

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing has launched its 2016 Community Photo Contest, officially sponsored by Meijer and Velvet A Candy Store. The contest deadline is Sunday, October 16, 2016 at midnight.

Community members of all ages are invi...Read on...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Bring “Peter Pan” to the Stage

EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will bring “Peter Pan” to the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC) stage, 819 Abbot Road, July 29-30 and Aug. 5-6.

Friday shows will take place at 7 p.m. and Saturday shows will ...Read on...

Posted on: July 27, 2016

East Lansing City Clerk’s Office Open Saturday

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing City Clerk’s office, 410 Abbot Road, will have special hours this Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to issue and receive absentee ballots for the August 2, 2016 Primary Election.

The last day to have an absent...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

East Lansing Property Owners Asked to Help City Update Water Service Records

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing is currently seeking the help of property owners in updating its water service line and water meter records by taking a quick online survey: http://www.cityofeastlansing.com/WaterSurvey. The survey is being c...Read on...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Storm Debris Collection Wraps Up in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. –Storm debris collection is wrapping up in the City of East Lansing and crews with the East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) will be resuming normal operations today.

DPW crews worked tirelessly over the past two weeks to co...Read on...

Posted on: July 26, 2016

City, East Lansing Rotary Club Partner to Raise Funds for Veterans Monument

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Rotary Club have partnered to raise community funds for a Veterans Monument, which will honor all veterans from the East Lansing community who have bravely served in the United States militar...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

North Harrison Road Construction Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The major street project on North Harrison Road, between Saginaw Street and Lake Lansing Road, is moving along in the City of East Lansing and is tentatively slated for completion by Aug. 19.

This week, July 25-29, the contractor...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

Demolition of 303 Abbot Road to Begin This Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As was reported earlier this year, the City of East Lansing has been awarded a $99,000 Blight Elimination Program grant from the Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority to demolish the property owned by the East Lansing Downtown Deve...Read on...

Posted on: July 25, 2016

City of East Lansing Offers Action-Packed Week of Events

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members can enjoy an action-packed lineup of events the week of July 25 as part of the City of East Lansing’s ongoing Community Events program. All events are FREE!

Play in the Park – Sports SciencePlay in the Park, an...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

National Night Out, Touch-a-Truck Event to Take Place Tuesday, Aug. 2

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) and East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) are once again partnering to host East Lansing’s National Night Out, Touch-a-Truck event on Tuesday, Aug. 2 from 6-8 p.m. at ELPL, 950 Abbot Road.

T...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

Update on Draymond Green Case

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Subsequent to Draymond Green’s pre-trial; held Thursday, July 21 at 1 p.m.; Green’s attorney returned to the East Lansing 54B District Court and submitted a signed document accepting the terms of the plea agreement, which will result...Read on...

Posted on: July 22, 2016

East Lansing Financial Health Review Team Releases Pension Plan Report

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Financial Health Review Team unanimously approved its pension plan report at its July 20, 2016 meeting with a 9-0 vote. The report includes recommendations for addressing the City’s pension challenges.

The report...Read on...

Posted on: July 20, 2016

Railroad Crossing Closure on Harrison Road Extended

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Canadian National Railway is extending its railroad crossing closure on Harrison Road, immediately south of Trowbridge Road, through next Friday, July 29.

The extended closure is necessary to accommodate the ongoing reconstructio...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

East Lansing City Hall’s North Lot to be Closed Thursday, July 21

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members and East Lansing City Hall patrons are advised that the City Hall North Lot, 410 Abbot Road, will be closed tomorrow, July 21.

The closure will accommodate the removal of all single-space parking meters and the ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

East Lansing Residents Encouraged to Keep Heat Wave Safety Tips in Mind

EAST LANSING, Mich. —With temperatures expected to exceed 90 degrees over the course of several days this week, the City of East Lansing encourages residents to keep the following safety tips in mind. These tips were adapted from the American Red Cross:
...Read on...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center to Host 2016 Summer Splash

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to the 2016 Summer Splash, a poolside celebration that will come alive at the East Lansing Family Aquatic Center, 6400 Abbot Road, on Wednesday, July 27.

This popular community event will take place f...Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2016

City of East Lansing Offers Action-Packed Week of Events

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members can enjoy an action-packed lineup of events the week of July 18 as part of the City of East Lansing’s ongoing Community Events program. All events are FREE!

Play in the Park – Nature DiscoveryPlay in the Park, ...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2016

East Lansing Sidewalk Construction Resumes This Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing’s 2016 Sidewalk Maintenance Program will resume on Monday, July 18.

Construction will be taking place along the south side of Albert Avenue, between Abbot Road and Grove Street. During this phase of the co...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Arraignment & Pre-Trial Information for Draymond Green

EAST LANSING, Mich. — In response to a high volume of inquiries and calls from the media, the following arraignment and pre-trial information for Draymond Green is being released.

Green was arrested in East Lansing on Sunday, July 10 and charged with ...Read on...

Posted on: July 14, 2016

Recreational Burning Ban Lifted in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) has announced that the recreational burning ban in the City of East Lansing has been lifted effective immediately.

The State of Michigan's Daily Fire Danger Rating has moved the risk categor...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

East Lansing Prime Time to Host Pets for Seniors Fair this Friday, July 15

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Prime Time Seniors’ Program will host its first Pets for Seniors Fair this Friday, July 15 from noon-3:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. All community members of all ages are welcom...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

City of East Lansing to Offer Additional No-Fee Yard Waste Collection Day for Smaller Storm Debris

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In an effort to help residents clean up smaller storm debris in their yards, the City of East Lansing will be offering an additional no-fee yard waste collection day on Monday, July 18.

Residents can place loose yard waste materi...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

City of East Lansing Offers Action-Packed Week of Events

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members can enjoy an action-packed lineup of events the week of July 11 as part of the City of East Lansing’s ongoing Community Events program. All events are FREE!

Play in the Park – Storytelling with Karen CzarnikPla...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

Curbside Storm Debris Collection in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin free curbside collection of storm debris from residents’ yards on Monday, July 11.

Larger Storm DebrisResidents with larger downed branches and limbs in their yards c...Read on...

Posted on: July 9, 2016

UPDATE: Storm Aftermath in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. – East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) crews are continuing to work today, July 9 to clean up debris from City of East Lansing streets and sidewalks as a result of yesterday’s storm. The majority of streets are now open, exclu...Read on...

Posted on: July 8, 2016

ELPD, DPW Respond to Storm Aftermath

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Extra East Lansing Department of Public Works crews and officers with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) have been called in to assist with the aftermath of today’s storm.

Residents can report trees blocking the streets by ...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2016

East Lansing Prime Time Seniors’ Program to Host Annual Rummage Sale

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Prime Time Seniors’ Program will host its annual Rummage Sale on Thursday, July 28 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and Friday, July 29 from 9 a.m.-noon at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road. The sale...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

City of East Lansing Offices to be Closed July 4 in Observance of Independence Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – City of East Lansing offices will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Closures on Monday, July 4 will include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing Department of Public Works, the East Lansing 54B Distr...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2016

Burning Ban Maintained in East Lansing until Further Notice

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Until further notice, the East Lansing Fire Department (ELFD) will maintain its ban on recreational burning in the City of East Lansing due to the current dry weather conditions.

The ban does not apply to grilling or cooking using...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2016

Railroad Crossing Replacement to Cause Harrison Road Closure

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Canadian National Railway will be replacing its railroad crossing on Harrison Road, immediately south of Trowbridge Road, beginning next Tuesday, July 5. The estimated completion date is July 22.

During the work, Harrison Road wi...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

Burning Ban Effective Immediately in the City of East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. —Effective immediately, a ban on open burning in the City of East Lansing has been enacted by the East Lansing Fire Department until further notice.

It is currently not safe for recreational/open burning due to the extremely dry we...Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2016

East Lansing Financial Health Review Team to Hold Citizen Engagement Meeting this Wednesday

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Financial Health Review Team is inviting community members to attend a Citizen Engagement Meeting this Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Room 211 of the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

The...Read on...

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Posted on: June 27, 2016

East Lansing’s Moonlight Film Festival Kicks Off this July

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing's 2016 Moonlight Film Festival will kick off this July, featuring FREE movies shown on a big, outdoor screen in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court Park. There will also be a special movie at the East Lansing...Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2016

East Lansing’s Play in the Park Kicks Off this July

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing’s popular Play in the Park events will kick off this July in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court.

This interactive children’s entertainment series features family activities in a beautiful park setting at 7 p.m. on Tu...Read on...

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Posted on: June 24, 2016

Hotspot Portable Wi-Fi Devices Now Available to ELPL Patrons

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Patrons of the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) can now check out hotspot portable Wi-Fi devices from the library.

The hotspots allow patrons to connect their wireless devices to Wi-Fi wherever they go. The hotspots provide wir...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

EL Artist Alleys Mural Dedication to Take Place Friday, June 24

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Community members are invited to the dedication of local artist Julian Van Dyke's public art mural, "The Spirit of East Lansing: Sounds from the Streets," on Friday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Grove Street Alley adjacent t...Read on...

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Posted on: June 20, 2016

East Lansing Summer Concert Series Kicks off this Weekend with Starfarm and Alex Mendenall

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing's 2016 Summer Concert Series will kick off this weekend, June 24-25, with live performances by Starfarm and Alex Mendenall from 7-9 p.m. in downtown East Lansing’s Ann Street Plaza (corner of M.A.C. and Alber...Read on...

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Posted on: June 17, 2016

Author Tom Carr to Visit the East Lansing Public Library

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, will host a book signing with Tom Carr on Wednesday, June 22 from 5-6 p.m.

Tom Carr is an independent writer and journalist from northern Michigan who spent 25 years with da...Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2016

Ingham County Trails and Parks Millage Funding Awarded to the City of East Lansing

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Ingham County Board of Commissioners (BOC) passed a resolution on June 14, 2016 awarding trails and parks millage funding to three municipalities in Ingham County for trail improvements.

A total of $788,863 was approved by th...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2016

Major Street Project on North Harrison Road Currently Underway

EAST LANSING, Mich. – A major street project on North Harrison Road, between Saginaw Street and Lake Lansing Road, will begin on Monday, June 20. The project is slated for completion by Aug. 19.

In order to expedite the work and meet the completion da...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

City Seeks Citizen Volunteers to Serve on Citizen Innovation and Technology Panel

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is currently seeking citizen volunteers to serve on a new Citizen Innovation and Technology Panel.

The East Lansing City Council has adopted a resolution to create a panel of citizens with interest, knowl...Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

Ceramics Studio Fundraiser to Take Place at ELHCC on June 22

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Film Festival invite community members to attend a Ceramics Studio Fundraiser at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road, on Wednesday, June 22 from 4:30-9 p.m.

Al...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2016

East Lansing’s Summer Concert Series Kicks off this June

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing's 2016 Summer Concert Series will kick off this June in downtown East Lansing’s Ann Street Plaza (corner of M.A.C. and Albert avenues).

This FREE, popular music series features six weekends of live music ...Read on...

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Posted on: June 8, 2016

Sidewalk Construction Begins Along Abbot Road Today

EAST LANSING, Mich. – As part of the City of East Lansing’s 2016 Sidewalk Maintenance Program, sidewalk construction begins today on the sidewalks adjacent to Abbot Road, from Albert Avenue to Burcham Drive. The work is expected to be completed by July 8....Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

ELPD Investigates Bank Robbery at PNC Bank

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is currently investigating a bank robbery that took place today, June 7 at approximately 2 p.m. at the PNC Bank located at 1561 W. Lake Lansing Road. View surveillance images of the bank robb...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

ELPL 2016 Summer Reading Program Kicks off this June

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, will offer its Summer Reading Program June 13-Aug. 5. The 2016 theme is “On Your Mark, Get Set...Read!”

Children, teens and adults who read and take part in fun activities as...Read on...

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Posted on: June 7, 2016

East Lansing Financial Health Review Team Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Since being appointed by the East Lansing City Council this past February, the Financial Health Review Team has held several public meetings to discuss the City of East Lansing’s financial challenges and consider new revenue and expe...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

East Lansing’s 3rd Wednesday Open Mic to Kick Off this June

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is bringing back its popular 3rd Wednesday Open Mic series, with open mic nights planned for the third Wednesday of June, July and August from 7-9 p.m. in downtown East Lansing’s Ann Street Plaza (corner of M...Read on...

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Corey Cafagna Park to be Dedicated June 15

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A dedication ceremony will be held for the newly named Corey Cafagna Park on Wednesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. The park is located at the intersection of Sunset Lane and Southlawn Avenue, behind the East Lansing Hannah Community Center...Read on...

Posted on: June 2, 2016

Actor Tim Busfield to Lead 2nd Annual Performing Arts Warm-Up

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Emmy award-winning actor and East Lansing High School graduate Tim Busfield will lead his 2nd Annual Performing Arts Warm-Up Sept. 10-11.

This year’s warm-up is sponsored by the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) and Michigan Sta...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

City of East Lansing Offices to be Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – City of East Lansing offices will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Buildings that will be closed include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing 54B District Court, the East Lansing Department of Public ...Read on...

Posted on: May 27, 2016

ELPD Recovers Some of the Art Stolen During the East Lansing Art Festival

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has recovered six of the 11 pieces of art stolen during last weekend’s East Lansing Art Festival. View photo gallery.

ELPD is continuing its investigation and encourages anyone in possessi...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

EL Artist Alleys Mosaic Dedication to Take Place Friday, June 3 during Arts Night Out

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Community members and members of the media are
invited to attend the dedication of the East Lansing Artist Alleyscommunity-created mosaic in downtown East Lansing on Friday, June 3 as
part of the Arts Night Out event.

At 5:30 ...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

ELPD Investigates Three Larcenies during East Lansing Art Festival

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is currently investigating three reported larcenies during this past weekend’s East Lansing Art Festival.

Three exhibiting artists reported that art had been stolen from their booths over...Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2016

East Lansing’s Annual Flushing of Water Mains to Begin Monday, June 6

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing’s annual flushing of water mains will begin Monday, June 6 and is expected to take approximately three weeks to complete. The flushing will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. each weekday.

The 2016 pr...Read on...

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Posted on: May 24, 2016

East Lansing Farmer’s Market to Open for 2016 Season on Sunday, June 5

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 2016 season of the East Lansing Farmer’s Market (ELFM) kicks off on Sunday, June 5. The 2016 season will run June 5-Oct. 30 on Sundays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court.
The ELFM brings fresh, farm-g...Read on...

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center to Open Friday, June 3

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center (ELFAC), 6400 Abbot Road, will officially open its doors for the 2016 summer season on Friday, June 3. The 2016 season will run through Monday, Sept. 5.

ELFAC is an interactive outdoor water ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Recycle! East Lansing to Take Place Saturday, June 4

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – The 2016 Recycle! East Lansing event will take place Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Abbott Center, 1400-1500 Abbot Road. The event is rain-or-shine.

Recycle! East Lansing is a community recycling event geared toward h...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

East Lansing Lifeguard Team Receives Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – For the second year in a row, the Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts lifeguard team has received Jeff Ellis & Associates’ prestigious Platinum International Aquatic Safety Award.

Based on four unannounced safety audits...Read on...

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Posted on: May 16, 2016

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Bring 2nd Annual Young Playwrights’ Festival to the Stage

EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will present the 2nd Annual Young Playwrights’ Festival (YPF) on Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road.

Tickets are $7 for adults ...Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Construction Season in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. – There are a number of construction projects scheduled to take place this spring and summer in the City of East Lansing.

Major Street Project on North Harrison RoadA major street project will be taking place on North Harrison Roa...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2016

Lane Closures to Take Place on Hagadorn Road on Friday, May 13

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Community members are advised that Hagadorn Road, between Ann Street and Linden Street, will be reduced to one lane in each direction on Friday, May 13.

The lane closures will accommodate pavement repairs in the area. The closure...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2016

53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival Street and Parking Lot Closures

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) will bring 186 artists and tens of thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing on the weekend of May 21-22.

To accommodate the festival, there will be a number of street and par...Read on...

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Posted on: May 9, 2016

ELPL to be Closed May 16-22 for Phase II Renovation Preparation

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Public Library, 950 Abbot Road, will be closed to the public May 16-22 in preparation for Phase II of the library’s ongoing renovation project.

During the closure, ELPL’s collections, services and staff work areas...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2016

53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival to Take Place in Downtown East Lansing May 21-22

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The 53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) will bring 186 artists and tens of thousands of visitors to downtown East Lansing on the weekend of May 21-22. The festival will take place from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, May 21 and ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Scheduled Maintenance to Cause IT-Related Outages on Thursday, May 5

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Scheduled maintenance will cause the City of East Lansing's BS&A software and phone service to be temporarily unavailable on Thursday, May 5.

The BS&A applications will be unavailable from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. During this time, C...Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

City to Offer Extra Recycling Day during Student Move-Out

EAST LANSING, Mich. – To ensure that adequate curbside recycling services are available during student move-out, the City of East Lansing will be offering an extra recycling day on Monday, May 9 in areas of the community with high student rental turnover....Read on...

Posted on: May 2, 2016

ELPD, MSUPD Continue to Collaborate on a Distracted Driving Enforcement Initiative

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) and Michigan State University Police Department (MSUPD) are continuing to collaborate on a distracted driving enforcement initiative in the East Lansing-MSU community.

Last Tuesday, April...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

City of East Lansing, MSU Announce 2016 One Book, One Community Selections

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing and Michigan State University (MSU) have announced the book selections for the 2016 One Book, One Community (OBOC) program: “Enrique’s Journey” by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario and “City of ...Read on...

Posted on: April 28, 2016

Sewer Repair Scheduled for Friday, April 29 at Old Hickory-Camelot Intersection

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works (DPW) has scheduled a sewer repair for the Old Hickory-Camelot intersection on Friday, April 29.

Work is expected to begin at 8 a.m. and should be completed by late afternoon or early e...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

Park District Properties on Grand River Avenue to be demolished by the End of 2016

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At a dangerous building hearing on Wednesday, April 20, WGR Finance LLC – the new owners of the privately owned buildings in the Park District Planning Area – agreed to a Stipulation and Consent Order to demolish the properties at 10...Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2016

ELPD Reminds Bicyclists, Motorists to Safely Share the Roadway

EAST LANSING, Mich. — With bicyclists out in full force this spring and summer, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) would like to remind motorists and bicyclists to safely share the roadway.

According to the Michigan Vehicle Code (MVC), any pers...Read on...

Posted on: April 22, 2016

City of East Lansing Announces 2016 Crystal Awards Recipients

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Four deserving recipients were honored at the 29th Annual Crystal Awards last night for their contributions to the East Lansing community.

The Crystal Awards honor the extraordinary accomplishments of individuals, groups, organiz...Read on...

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Posted on: April 21, 2016

Arbor Day Tree Planting to Take Place at Pinecrest Elementary on Friday, April 29

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing’s annual Arbor Day tree planting with Pinecrest Elementary School students will take place Friday, April 29 at 2:45 p.m. in Henry Fine Park.

Henry Fine Park is located on Winchester Drive at Crown Boulevar...Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Gary Beaudoin to be Honored with MRPA Community Service Award

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing Parks, Recreation and Arts (ELPRA) supporter Gary Beaudoin will be honored with a Michigan Recreation & Park Association (MRPA) Community Service Award tomorrow, April 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Commu...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Volunteer Gardening Day to Take Place Saturday, April 23 at ELHCC

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is inviting gardeners of all skill levels to participate in a volunteer gardening day at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road, on Saturday, April 23 from 9 a.m.-noon.

Community...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2016

Local Artist Julian Van Dyke Selected to Create EL Artist Alleys Mural

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Art Selection Panel and East Lansing Arts Commission have selected local artist Julian Van Dyke to create a commissioned East Lansing-themed public art mural for the Grove Street alley as part of the East Lansing Art...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

5th Annual Taste of East Lansing to Take Place on April 23

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The Community Relations Coalition (CRC) is excited to host Taste of East Lansing on Saturday, April 23 from 3-6 p.m. in the 200 block of Albert Avenue in downtown East Lansing.

The CRC is proud to host this annual community event ...Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2016

Crystal Awards Reception to Take Place Thursday, April 21

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing City Council will host the 2016 Crystal Awards community reception on Thursday, April 21 at 5 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. The reception is free and open to all community members....Read on...

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Posted on: April 11, 2016

All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre to Bring “Thumbelina” to the Stage

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will bring “Thumbelina” to the Riverwalk Theatre stage, 228 Museum Drive in Lansing, April 22-24 and April 29-May 1.

Friday shows will take place at 7 p.m., Saturday shows will take plac...Read on...

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Posted on: April 7, 2016

East Lansing Art Festival Receives MCACA and MI Touring Grants

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) recently was awarded a Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs (MCACA) grant totaling $12,375 and a Michigan Arts and Humanities Touring grant totaling $540.

The grant funding will help ...Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2016

City Officials Provide Update on Abbot Manor Apartment Complex

EAST LANSING, Mich. — City of East Lansing officials would like to provide an update on the status of the Abbot Manor apartment complex, which was vacated last week due to unsafe living conditions.

The building owners will be required to obtain a build...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2016

53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival Call for Volunteers

EAST LANSING, MI — Community volunteers are needed for the 53rd Annual East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF), taking place May 21-22, 2016. The ELAF volunteers are an important part of bringing 185 artists, live performances, arts activities and international ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 4, 2016

Local Youth Invited to Play Basketball with the East Lansing Police Athletic League

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Local children in the East Lansing community are invited to play basketball with the East Lansing Police Department’s (ELPD) Police Athletic League (PAL) this April at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

PAL ...Read on...

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Posted on: April 1, 2016

Attempted Car Robbery in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to an attempted car robbery in progress this morning at Domino's Pizza, 143 N. Harrison Road.

The suspect entered a delivery driver's vehicle and attempted to leave the parking ...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Underground Utility Work to Cause Lane Closures on Mount Hope Road

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Beginning Monday, April 4, Mount Hope Road, between Harrison Road and Farm Lane, will be reduced to one lane in each direction to accommodate the completion of underground utility work.

Eastbound traffic will be shifted to the so...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

East Lansing Mayor Adopts Resolution Recognizing Autism Awareness Day

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows has adopted a resolution recognizing April 2, 2016 as Autism Awareness Day in the City of East Lansing.

Autism is the result of a neurological disorder that affects the normal functioning of the bra...Read on...

Posted on: March 31, 2016

Spring Cleaning at Ingham County District Courts, Amnesty Offered for Failure to Pay Fines and Costs

INGHAM COUNTY, Mich. — The 54A, 54B, and 55th District Courts are spring cleaning and want to help county residents clean up their records.

The courts are offering an Amnesty Program for those who have a warrant for their arrest for failure to pay fin...Read on...

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

East Lansing Home Invasion Suspect Charged, Second Suspect Still at Large

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A suspected arrested by the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) in connection to an East Lansing home invasion earlier this week has been arraigned and charged.

Craig Sims, a 17-year-old from Lansing, was charged with first degr...Read on...

Posted on: March 29, 2016

ELPD Investigating Home Invasion

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is currently investigating a home invasion that took place at approximately 10:15 p.m. on Monday, March 28 in the 400 block of Kedzie Street in East Lansing.

The homeowner at the scene of ...Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2016

Love EL Community Workshop to Feature Nationally Renowned Author Peter Kageyama

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to attend the upcoming Love EL community workshop, led by nationally renowned author and TEDx speaker Peter Kageyama on Friday, April 22.

Mr. Kageyama is the author of "For the Love of Cities: T...Read on...

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Posted on: March 21, 2016

Lane Shift on Grand River Avenue this Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. – There will be a lane shift on Grand River Avenue this week to accommodate construction associated with the 300 Grand development project, located at 300 Grand River Ave.

Westbound traffic will be shifted to the center lane in the ...Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Two Properties in Park District Planning Area Slated for Demolition

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Two properties located in the Park District Planning area are slated for demolition and hearings will be scheduled for the other properties in the area in the near future.

At a dangerous building hearing on Thursday, March 17, WG...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

ELPD Provides Saint Patrick’s Day Arrest Statistics

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) made a total of 32 arrests yesterday, March 17 during Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations in East Lansing.

Of the 32 arrests, 27 were for various alcohol and disorderly conduct offenses and ...Read on...

Posted on: March 18, 2016

Two Uber Drivers Arrested, Arraigned in Connection with ELPD’s CSC/Rideshare Investigation

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Two Uber drivers have been arrested and arraigned in connection with the East Lansing Police Department’s investigation into two reports of Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) involving rideshare service drivers.

On March 11, Uber drive...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

Free Overnight Parking Offered at Specific Downtown East Lansing Locations on Saint Patrick’s Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. – In an effort to encourage safe rides home on Saint Patrick’s Day, the City of East Lansing’s Parking Division has partnered with the East Lansing Downtown Management Board (DMB) to provide free overnight parking in specific locations...Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2016

ELPL to Host 5th Annual Books, Bites & Bids at ELHCC

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are encouraged to save the date for the East Lansing Public Library’s (ELPL) 5th Annual Books, Bites & Bids fundraising event, taking place Friday, April 29 from 5:30-9 p.m. Due to library renovations, this year...Read on...

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Posted on: March 10, 2016

ELPD Arrest Lansing Man for OWI, Four Young Children in Vehicle

EAST LANSING, Mich. — An officer with the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) made a traffic stop for erratic driving at approximately 1:40 a.m. on Wednesday, March 9.

It was discovered that the driver, Cedric Darvell Jackson of Lansing, was operati...Read on...

Posted on: March 9, 2016

East Lansing Property Owners Encouraged to Take Pro-Active Approach to Litter

EAST LANSING, Mich. — As winter comes to a close and residual snow melts away, business owners, residents and landlords in the City of East Lansing are encouraged to take a pro-active approach to cleaning up litter on their property.

Litter can pile u...Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Registration Now Open for Spring/Summer Adult Softball Leagues

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts (ELPRA) is currently accepting team registrations for its 2016 spring/summer adult softball leagues. The registration deadline is March 25.

ELPRA offers a wide assortment...Read on...

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Posted on: March 3, 2016

Construction to Cause Lane Closures on Harrison Road Next Week

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Construction work associated with Michigan State University’s 1855 Place redevelopment project will cause temporary lane closures on Harrison Road next week.

A temporary crosswalk will be constructed immediately north of the Bres...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

East Lansing Snow Removal Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works crews worked continuously yesterday and overnight to clear major streets, the majority of City-maintained sidewalks and City facilities.

The crews also started the clearing of local str...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

City Offices to Close Early due to Weather, Tonight’s East Lansing City Council Meeting is Canceled

EAST LANSING, Mich. — City of East Lansing offices will be closing early today, March 1 at 3 p.m. due to the winter weather and deteriorating road conditions. The early closure will allow City employees to travel home safely.

City offices that will cl...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

ELPD, MSUPD Team Up with Cellular & More to Combat Distracted Driving in East Lansing

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) and Michigan State University Police Department (MSUPD) are continuing to collaborate on a distracted driving enforcement initiative in the East Lansing-MSU community.

ELPD and MSUPD offi...Read on...

Posted on: March 1, 2016

East Lansing City Clerk’s Office Open Saturday for Absentee Voter Ballot Administration

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing City Clerk’s office, 410 Abbot Road, will have special hours this Saturday, March 5 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to issue and receive absentee voter ballots for the March 8, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

The last day...Read on...

Posted on: February 29, 2016

Celebrate March is Reading Month with the East Lansing Public Library

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Community members are invited to celebrate March is Reading Month with the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), in partnership with the Early Childhood Literacy Coalition.

A Literacy Celebration will take place on Sunday, March 13 ...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

ELPD Investigating Two CSC Reports Involving Rideshare Drivers

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) is currently investigating two reports of Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) involving drivers with a Transportation Network Company, commonly known as a rideshare service.

The ELPD Detective B...Read on...

Posted on: February 26, 2016

East Lansing Winter Storm Update

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Department of Public Works crews completed the clearing of major streets late yesterday morning and completed the clearing of local streets at 6:45 p.m. last night. All City-maintained sidewalks have also been cleare...Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2016

City of East Lansing Offices to Open at Noon Today

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Due to the inclement weather and hazardous road conditions, several City of East Lansing offices will open at noon today, Feb. 25.

Offices with a delayed noon opening include East Lansing City Hall, the 54B District Court, the Eas...Read on...

Posted on: February 24, 2016

City Manager Declares Snow Emergency, On-Street Parking Prohibited

EAST LANSING, Mich. — East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas, with consent from East Lansing Mayor Mark Meadows, has declared a snow emergency for the City of East Lansing.

In an effort to accommodate the City’s snow plow operations, on-street parki...Read on...

Posted on: February 23, 2016

ELPD Launches Traffic Safety Initiative

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) has launched a Traffic Safety Initiative, specifically focusing enforcement efforts on the major intersections in the City of East Lansing where accidents frequently occur.

In reviewing ...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2016

City Council Adopts Resolution Appointing Financial Health Review Team

EAST LANSING, Mich. — At its Feb. 16 regular meeting, East Lansing City Council adopted a resolution appointing a Financial Health Review Team for the City of East Lansing.

The Financial Health Review Team has been appointed to look at the overall fina...Read on...

Posted on: February 18, 2016

East Lansing Spring Road Weight Limits to Take Effect Friday, Feb. 19

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing announced today that spring truck weight limits on City roads will take effect at 6 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 19. The temporary weight restrictions help to reduce road damage caused by winter thaw and heavy vehicl...Read on...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

City Offices Closed Monday, Feb. 15 in Observance of Presidents’ Day

EAST LANSING, Mich. — A number of City of East Lansing offices/facilities will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

Closures will include East Lansing City Hall, the East Lansing 54-B District Court, the East Lansing Department o...Read on...

Posted on: January 29, 2016

Avondale Square Honored with National Design Award

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — Avondale Square has won a platinum award in the In-Fill Category of the 2015 Best in American Living Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

The City of East Lansing, Mayberry Homes and Capital Area Hous...Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Water Main Break Causes Lane Closure on Trowbridge Road

EAST LANSING, Mich. – A water main break has caused a lane closure on westbound Trowbridge Road this morning.

Trowbridge Road has been reduced to one lane in the westbound direction between Harrison Road and US-127. Motorists are advised to exercise c...Read on...

Posted on: January 21, 2016

East Lansing Police Department Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

EAST LANSING, Mich. – On the evening of January 20, 2016, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) held its annual awards ceremony to recognize outstanding achievements in local law enforcement in 2015. Here are a few highlights from the ceremony:

ELP...Read on...

Posted on: January 20, 2016

Children’s Concert Series to Feature Live Music on Three Saturdays this Winter

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing’s Children’s Concert Series will feature live musical entertainment for families on three Saturdays this winter. The concerts are free and open to all.

Robert Jones & Matt Watroba will perform blues an...Read on...

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Posted on: January 20, 2016

Bailey Center Project Receives Funding Approval from MSHDA

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Capital Area Housing Partnership (CAHP) has officially received a Low Income Housing Tax Credit funding reservation from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) for the proposed Bailey Center project, 300 Bailey St. ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 19, 2016

ELPD Not Interested in Armored Vehicle

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) would like to set the record straight regarding recent news reports about the department’s interest in an armored vehicle from the federal government.

ELPD was interested in receiving an ...Read on...

Posted on: January 15, 2016

Local Classroom Takes Part in Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Meridian Garden Club and East Lansing Environmental Stewardship Program recently co-sponsored and co-hosted the Smokey Bear & Woodsy Owl Poster Contest at Whitehills Elementary School.

This contest, open to students in fi...Read on...

Posted on: January 13, 2016

Water Main Break Causes Lane Closures on Hagadorn Road

EAST LANSING, Mich. – A water main break has caused lane closures on Hagadorn Road this morning.

Hagadorn Road has been reduced to one lane in each direction at Ann Street. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when driving through the area and sho...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

City Manager Announces New ELPD Chief

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EAST LANSING, Mich. – East Lansing City Manager George Lahanas has announced that Jeff Murphy will serve as the new chief of the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD).

Chief Murphy has been serving as the interim chief of ELPD for the past six months ...Read on...

Posted on: January 12, 2016

54B District Court Now Offering Online Review for Parking Tickets

EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing 54B District Court has added a third online platform with Court Innovations Matterhorn for online review of parking tickets.

Through this new program, individuals who receive a parking ticket in East Lansing can ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

City of East Lansing Seeks Nominations for 2016 Crystal Awards

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The City of East Lansing is currently seeking community nominations for the 2016 Crystal Awards.

Community members are encouraged to help honor East Lansing’s unsung heroes by submitting nominations for deserving candidates. The ...Read on...

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Posted on: January 7, 2016

Water Main Break Causes Lane Closures on Coolidge Road

EAST LANSING, Mich. – A water main break has caused lane closures on Coolidge Road this morning just north of Farwood Drive.

One northbound lane and one southbound lane are currently closed, reducing traffic to one lane in each direction. Motorists ar...Read on...

Posted on: January 6, 2016

ELPL to Reopen to the Public on Monday, Jan. 11

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EAST LANSING, Mich. — The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, will reopen to the public on Monday, Jan. 11 following a month-long closure to prepare the building for an eight- to nine-month renovation project.

When the library reopens ...Read on...

Posted on: January 4, 2016

Community Solar Forum to Take Place Jan. 11

EAST LANSING, Mich. – The City of East Lansing’s Commission on the Environment (COE) and Meridian Township’s Environmental Commission will host a Community Solar Forum on Monday, Jan. 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC)...Read on...

Posted on: December 28, 2015

City of East Lansing Facilities to Close at Noon

EAST LANSING, Mich. – Due to the weather conditions that could make travel extremely hazardous later today, City of East Lansing facilities will close at noon today, Dec. 28 to allow city employees to get home safely before road conditions deteriorate.
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