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Arbor Day Tree Planting to Take Place at Pinecrest Elementary on Friday, April 27

April 24, 2018 - 3:53pm
The City of East Lansing’s annual Arbor Day tree planting with Pinecrest Elementary School students will take place this Friday, April 27 at 3 p.m. in Henry Fine Park.

City Releases Results of Phone Survey Regarding Potential Ballot Proposals

April 20, 2018 - 3:34pm
The City of East Lansing announced today the release of results of a phone survey commissioned in an effort to gather additional research and community feedback on City services and potential future ballot proposals.

Crystal Awards Recipients Honored at 2018 Community Reception

April 20, 2018 - 10:34am
Four recipients were honored at last night’s 2018 Crystal Awards community reception for their contributions to community life in East Lansing.

Construction to Cause Lane, Sidewalk Closures on Trowbridge Road

April 19, 2018 - 3:44pm
Beginning Monday, April 23, there will be a westbound lane closure on Trowbridge Road in the area of the 1100 Trowbridge Road redevelopment project site.

Crystal Awards Reception to Take Place Thursday, April 19

April 13, 2018 - 3:54pm
The East Lansing City Council will host the 2018 Crystal Awards community reception on Thursday, April 19 at 5 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. The reception is free and open to all community members.

City to Host a Facilitated Panel and Community Conversation about Race

April 12, 2018 - 12:41pm
The City of East Lansing and East Lansing Human Relations Commission are hosting a facilitated panel and community conversation about race on Wednesday, April 25 from 6:30-9 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

Northern Tail Dog Park Closure Extended

April 10, 2018 - 3:51pm
Community members are advised that the Northern Tail Dog Park closure will be extended for an additional month to allow extra time for the grass to grow in this spring.

MLK Commission to Unveil New Portrait at the “Remembering Martin” Exhibit this Wednesday, April 11

April 9, 2018 - 6:09pm
Members of the media and public are invited to a special unveiling of a new portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the East Lansing Public Art Gallery’s “Remembering Martin” exhibit on Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m.

Crystal Awards Reception to Take Place Thursday, April 19

April 9, 2018 - 1:16pm
The East Lansing City Council will host the 2018 Crystal Awards community reception on Thursday, April 19 at 5 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road. The reception is free and open to all community members.

ELPL to Host Special Children’s Book Program featuring “The Hyena Scientist”

April 4, 2018 - 3:17pm
The East Lansing Public Library is excited to host children's author Sy Montgomery and Michigan State University zoologist and professor, Dr. Kay Holekamp, on Thursday, April 26 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for a special, free community program.

The Hub Redevelopment Project to Cause Temporary Road, Lane Closures

April 2, 2018 - 3:45pm
Temporary road and lane closures will be put into place today, April 2 to accommodate construction of The Hub redevelopment project, located at the southeast corner of Grand River Avenue and Bogue Street in East Lansing.

ELPL to Host 7th Annual Books, Bites & Bids Fundraising Event on Friday, April 13

March 26, 2018 - 4:00pm
Community members are invited to the East Lansing Public Library’s 7th Annual Books, Bites & Bids fundraising event, which will be taking place on Friday, April 13 from 5:30-9 p.m. at ELPL, 950 Abbot Road.

East Lansing City Clerk Seeks Election Inspectors for Upcoming 2018 Elections

March 23, 2018 - 4:15pm
East Lansing City Clerk Jennifer Shuster is currently seeking civic-minded, qualified citizens to work as paid election inspectors during one or more of the City of East Lansing’s upcoming 2018 elections on Tuesday, Aug. 7 and Tuesday, Nov. 6.

City Responds to HUD Determination Regarding Abbot Road Sidewalk Reconstruction Project

March 20, 2018 - 3:34pm
City officials are currently reviewing and considering next steps in regard to a determination made by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development as it relates to a sidewalk and retaining wall reconstruction project on Abbot Road.

City of East Lansing, MSU Announce 2018 One Book, One Community Selection

March 20, 2018 - 10:46am
The City of East Lansing and Michigan State University announce the book selection for the 2018 One Book, One Community program: “My Beloved World,” a memoir by Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor, Supreme Court of the United States.

54B District Court to be Closed Tuesday, March 27; 1-4:30 p.m.

March 19, 2018 - 2:49pm
East Lansing 54B District Court Chief Judge Andrea Andrews Larkin has announced that the court will be closed to the public on Tuesday, March 27 from 1-4:30 p.m. for a staff training.

Moving Forward: An MSU, East Lansing Community Healing Conversation at ELPL

March 16, 2018 - 1:25pm
On Saturday, March 24, the Community Relations Coalition and the East Lansing Public Library will host a community healing event in the wake of the community’s recent experiences with sexual assault, trauma and survival.

MSU Museum, City Issue Joint Statement Regarding Great Lakes Folk Festival

March 15, 2018 - 5:12pm
The MSU Museum and City of East Lansing are issuing the following joint statement in response to media inquiries regarding the one-year hiatus of the Great Lakes Folk Festival.

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

March 13, 2018 - 11:33am
In an effort to encourage safe rides home on Saint Patrick’s Day, free overnight parking will be offered at specific locations in downtown East Lansing.

Registration Now Open for Spring/Summer Adult Softball Leagues

March 12, 2018 - 5:54pm
The East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts (ELPRA) is currently accepting team registrations for its 2018 spring/summer adult softball leagues. The registration deadline is March 25.