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AECT Studio Class to Present “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”

May 3, 2024 - 11:38am
All-of-us Express Children’s Theatre’s (AECT) studio class will present the play “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time” on Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 11 at 3 p.m.

Road Closure on Coolidge Road to Begin on Monday, May 6

May 2, 2024 - 6:07pm
A portion of Coolidge Road will be completely closed from the north side of Compass Drive to Lake Lansing Road beginning Monday, May 6. This portion of the roadway is tentatively expected to reopen after Friday, May 10.

City of East Lansing Announces Trunk as Canopy Champions Challenge Winner

May 1, 2024 - 5:47pm
The City of East Lansing announced the winner of its first ever Canopy Champions Challenge, which ran April 1-19. ... The winning white oak tree measures nearly four feet in diameter and is 100 feet tall.

City of East Lansing Announces Andrea Smith Selected as Interim Finance Director

April 30, 2024 - 4:37pm
The City of East Lansing is pleased to announce that Andrea Smith has been selected to serve as the Interim Finance Director. She takes over from Penny Wright, who retired due to health issues.

Coolidge Road Construction Project Begins April 15

April 29, 2024 - 10:10am
The MDOT Major Road Improvement construction project on Coolidge Road began today (Monday, April 15). During construction, two lanes will be closed to traffic.

Thousands Expected to Participate in Recycle Rama Later This Month

April 29, 2024 - 10:07am
The City of East Lansing is cosponsoring “Recycle Rama,” the region’s largest recycling event, on Saturday, April 20 at the Ingham County Health Department parking lot, 5303 S. Cedar St., Lansing, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

City of East Lansing to Hold First Annual Canopy Champions Challenge

April 29, 2024 - 10:07am
The City of East Lansing will host its first ever Canopy Champions Challenge, which runs April 1-19. The Department of Public Works and Environmental Services will announce the winner on Arbor Day (Friday, April 26).

City of East Lansing Statement on Retirement of Finance Director Penny Wright

April 29, 2024 - 10:06am
The City of East Lansing announced today that Finance Director Penny Wright will retire from City employment, effective Friday, April 26.

City Facilities’ Phone System Will Experience Planned Carrier Outage at 5 p.m. Friday, April 26

April 29, 2024 - 10:05am
Community members are advised that phone service for all East Lansing municipal facilities will be disrupted on Friday, April 26 beginning at 5 p.m. due to planned carrier maintenance. The expected downtime is between two to four hours.

Albert EL Fresco Grand Reopening May 2; Street Closures to Begin April 29

April 26, 2024 - 6:05pm
Community members are invited to attend the grand reopening of Albert EL Fresco on Thursday, May 2 from 5-9 p.m. To accommodate setup of the space, portions of Albert Avenue will be closed beginning Monday, April 29.

Crystal Awards Honorees Recognized at Annual Reception

April 26, 2024 - 3:32pm
The East Lansing City Council presented its 2024 Crystal Awards at a reception on April 25 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

Crystal Awards Honorees Recognized at Annual Reception

April 26, 2024 - 3:31pm
The East Lansing City Council presented its 2024 Crystal Awards at a reception on April 25 at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center.

Demolition Announced for I-496/US-127 Interchange at Trowbridge Road

April 25, 2024 - 1:24pm
The I-496/US-127 interchange at Trowbridge Road will be completely demolished on Monday, April 22 as part of the Michigan Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) effort to rebuild this stretch of freeway from I-96 to I-496.

Izzo Legacy 5K Run/Walk/Roll to Result in Some Street Closures on Saturday

April 25, 2024 - 1:24pm
Community members are advised that the Izzo Legacy 5K Run/Walk/Roll will bring thousands of people to the streets of East Lansing on Saturday, April 20. This will result in some lane closures on East Lansing streets from approximately 7 a.m.-noon.

City Facilities’ Phone System Will Experience Planned Carrier Outage at 5 p.m. Friday, April 26

April 25, 2024 - 1:23pm
Community members are advised that phone service for all East Lansing municipal facilities will be disrupted on Friday, April 26 beginning at 5 p.m. due to planned carrier maintenance. The expected downtime is between two to four hours.

Traffic Lanes on Hagadorn Road to Shift This Tuesday for Dangerous Tree Removal

April 23, 2024 - 6:39pm
Motorists are advised of lane shifts to occur Tuesday, April 23 on northbound Hagadorn Road to facilitate the removal of a mature oak tree within the Hagadorn Road right-of-way, north of Roseland Avenue.

Residents Invited to Participate in East Lansing’s No Mow May Again

April 23, 2024 - 4:18pm
For the second year, the East Lansing City Council has approved next month as No Mow May following a joint recommendation from the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Commission on the Environment.

East Lansing Fire Department Responds to Two Separate, Unrelated Apartment Fires

April 23, 2024 - 10:32am
The East Lansing Fire Department is investigating two fires that occurred earlier this week at two different apartment complexes. The fires are not related.

East Lansing Farmers Market to Host Event for Community Members to Meet Local Farmers

April 23, 2024 - 10:31am
The East Lansing Farmers Market (ELFM) will host a meet and greet in collaboration with the Michigan Farmers Market Association and Michigan Food & Farming Systems on Sunday, April 7 from 1-5 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center ...

City of East Lansing Invites Community Members to “Dream Play Build” Workshop

April 23, 2024 - 10:31am
The City of East Lansing’s Division of Planning and Zoning will host a meeting titled “Dream Play Build” on Thursday, April 11 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

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