Local representatives have been working together on an initiative called “Shaping the Avenue” to spark economic development across four mid-Michigan cities. This is a multi-jurisdictional partnership between the City of East Lansing, City of Lansing, Lansing Township, Meridian Township and the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA).
Saddleback Barbeque is now open for business at its second location in Okemos (1754 Central Park Drive). Soft opening events for invited guests were held last Monday and Tuesday night, followed by the grand opening on Nov. 8 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Over the past few years, the Okemos Public Schools’ Board of Education has made policy changes regarding discipline and as a result of the change asked that the administration periodically update the board.
On Sunday, all four of Okemos’ Frank Lloyd Wright homes were open to the public at once for the first time ever. The event, sponsored by the Historical Society of Greater Lansing and DOCOMOMO-MI, was a part of a statewide recognition of the architect’s 150th birthday.
Frank Walsh, the Meridian Township manager, presented the 3rd Quarter 2017 Performance Report at Tuesday night’s Township Board meeting. Walsh revealed that the Michigan Townships Association named Meridian the No. 1 place to live in Michigan out of all 1,600 communities in the state.