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East Lansing Finance Department Provides Explanation of Winter Tax Bills

December 4, 2018 - 3:56pm
The East Lansing Finance Department has received some inquiries from community members regarding increases in their winter tax bills, given that voters approved a property tax decrease alongside the new East Lansing income tax.

City of East Lansing Welcomes New Income Tax Administrator

December 3, 2018 - 12:32pm
The City of East Lansing has hired a new, full-time income tax administrator to help ensure that the new, voter-approved East Lansing income tax is administered accurately and to serve as a point of contact for employers, residents and employees.

Downtown East Lansing’s Green Friday to Take Place Nov. 30-Dec. 1

November 21, 2018 - 10:21am
Green Friday (& Saturday too!) – downtown East Lansing’s special version of the popular day-after-Thanksgiving Black Friday shopping sales – will take place November 30-December 1, 2018.

Downtown East Lansing Toys for Tots Campaign Currently Underway

November 20, 2018 - 4:49pm
Community members are invited to give back this holiday season by participating in downtown East Lansing’s Toys for Tots campaign.

City Offices Closed in Observance of Thanksgiving

November 20, 2018 - 4:15pm
City of East Lansing offices will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving.

Winter Glow to Bring Seasonal Fun to Downtown East Lansing

November 20, 2018 - 9:39am
The popular, annual Winter Glow event – East Lansing’s free, outdoor winter festival – will take place on Saturday, Dec. 1 from 2-5 p.m. in downtown East Lansing. The majority of activities are free.

City to Host Informational Meetings on the New East Lansing Income Tax

November 19, 2018 - 5:03pm
With the East Lansing income tax slated to go into effect on January 1, 2019, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a series of income tax meetings this November and December and recently released employer withholding forms and guides.

All of us Express Children’s Theatre to Host “The Wizard of Oz” Auditions for Adults and Youth

November 19, 2018 - 11:17am
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting open auditions for the upcoming musical production of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC)...

City to Host Income Tax Meetings for East Lansing Employers, Residents and Employees

November 19, 2018 - 11:02am
With the East Lansing income tax slated to go into effect on January 1, 2019, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a series of income tax meetings this November and recently released employer withholding forms and guides.

All of us Express Children’s Theatre to Host “The Wizard of Oz” Auditions for Adults and Youth

November 15, 2018 - 8:14am
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre (AECT) will be hosting open auditions for the upcoming musical production of L. Frank Baum’s “The Wizard of Oz” at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC)...

Community Invited to Explore the Personal Stories of Immigrants and Refugees at Upcoming Event

November 14, 2018 - 4:31pm
As part of the City of East Lansing’s ongoing commitment to honoring diversity, the East Lansing Human Relations Commission will be hosting a special upcoming event entitled Opening Minds: Learning From and About Immigrants and Refugees.

Northern Tail Dog Park to be Closed for the 2018-2019 Winter Season

November 14, 2018 - 9:49am
Community members are advised that the City of East Lansing’s Northern Tail Dog Park, located at 6400 Abbot Road, will be closed over the 2018-2019 winter season.

City Offices to be Closed Monday, Nov. 12 in Observance of Veterans Day

November 8, 2018 - 12:06pm
City of East Lansing offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day. This excludes the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, which will be open during regular business hours.

City to Host Income Tax Meetings for East Lansing Employers, Residents and Employees

November 2, 2018 - 3:34pm
With the East Lansing income tax slated to go into effect on January 1, 2019, the City of East Lansing will be hosting a series of income tax meetings this November and recently released employer withholding forms and guides.

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

October 30, 2018 - 10:55am
The East Lansing City Clerk’s office, 410 Abbot Road, will have special hours this Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to issue and receive absentee voter (AV) ballots for the November 6, 2018 General Election.

City Announces 2018 East Lansing Community Photo Contest Winners

October 29, 2018 - 4:38pm
The winners of the 2018 East Lansing Community Photo Contest; officially sponsored by Meijer, the East Lansing Downtown Management Board and the East Lansing Downtown Development Authority; have been announced.

Author Jane Congdon to Visit ELPL on Tuesday, Oct. 30

October 24, 2018 - 3:00pm
Jane Congdon, author of “How the Wild Effect Turned Me into a Hiker at 69,” will visit the East Lansing Public Library (ELPL), 950 Abbot Road, for an author talk on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6:30-8 p.m. This free program is open to all community members.

City of East Lansing Phone System Repair to Cause Temporary Outage on Wednesday, Oct. 24

October 23, 2018 - 6:24pm
The City of East Lansing’s phone system will be temporarily unavailable from approximately 4-6 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 to accommodate a hardware repair.

Temporary Closure on Albert Avenue to Take Place Wednesday, Oct. 24

October 23, 2018 - 3:18pm
Motorists are advised that there will be a temporary road closure on Albert Avenue, from M.A.C. Avenue to Grove Street, from approximately 7-10 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 24 to accommodate the repair of HopCat’s sign.

ELPD Provides Fatal Shooting Update

October 22, 2018 - 12:31pm
At approximately 2:44 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 12, the East Lansing Police Department (ELPD) responded to a report of shots fired and people fighting in the 2500 block of Abbot Road.

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