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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.

54B District Court to Conduct Public Satisfaction Survey

March 12, 2018 - 5:20pm
East Lansing 54B District Court Chief Judge Andrea Andrews Larkin has announced that the court will conduct a public satisfaction survey March 19-23.

Childhood Literacy Event to Take Place this Sunday, March 18 at ELHCC

March 12, 2018 - 12:43pm
The East Lansing Public Library (ELPL) will be one of many organizations celebrating childhood literacy at a free special event on Sunday, March 18, from 1-3:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center (ELHCC), 819 Abbot Road.

Find the Bee, Eat for Free Giveaway Launching in Downtown East Lansing

March 9, 2018 - 3:38pm
The East Lansing Downtown Management Board and East Lansing Downtown Development Authority will be launching a new Find the Bee, Eat for Free giveaway activity next week.

City’s Pension Plan Triggers Preliminary Review of Underfunded Status

March 5, 2018 - 12:51pm
On Thursday, March 1, the Michigan Department of Treasury provided notification that the City of East Lansing’s pension plan has triggered a preliminary review of underfunded status.

Celebration of Diversity Festival to Take Place Monday, March 5

March 2, 2018 - 8:38am
The City of East Lansing is proud to support the Celebration of Diversity Festival, taking place on Monday, March 5 from 4-7 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road.

“Remembering Martin” Exhibit to Open at the East Lansing Public Art Gallery this Sunday, March 4

March 1, 2018 - 6:49pm
The Greater Lansing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission will open the exhibit “Remembering Martin” this Sunday, March 4 at the East Lansing Public Art Gallery, located on the second floor of the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

Grand Opening of East Lansing Polystyrene Recycling Station to Take Place Thursday, March 8

February 28, 2018 - 7:32pm
Members of the media and community are invited to the grand opening of the City of East Lansing’s new polystyrene recycling station on Thursday, March 8 at 10 a.m. at the East Lansing Department of Public Works recycling drop-off site, 1800 E. State Road.

Celebration of Diversity Festival to Take Place Monday, March 5

February 28, 2018 - 4:46pm
The City of East Lansing is proud to support the Celebration of Diversity Festival, taking place on Monday, March 5 from 4-7 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church, 800 Abbot Road.

Grand Opening of East Lansing Styrofoam Recycling Station to Take Place Thursday, March 8

February 28, 2018 - 1:10pm
Members of the media and community are invited to the grand opening of the City of East Lansing’s new Styrofoam recycling station on Thursday, March 8 at 10 a.m. at the East Lansing Department of Public Works recycling drop-off site, 1800 E. State Road.

FLOOD UPDATE: Red Cedar River Level is Dropping

February 23, 2018 - 3:26pm
According to projected models from the National Weather Service and United States Geological Survey as well as survey stakes installed in the community, the Red Cedar River’s level has crested and is now dropping.

Final Report on Budget Priorities Community Survey Now Online

February 23, 2018 - 1:53pm
Public Sector Consultants' final report on the Budget Priorities Community Survey is now online. A new survey is also online to gather additional feedback on potential new revenue options.

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