Ingham County’s new animal shelter opens

Almost 200 cats and around 40 dogs are being cared for and await adoption in the new Ingham County Animal Control and Shelter. To maximize space, the new facility contains three meet-and-greet rooms that gives the shelter more space if extra animals were to be taken in. There are also double-sided dog kennels that allow the dogs to go outside and play on their new turf area, then go back into the kennel to rest. The shelter also has improved medical features as well. “Now we have a dedicated surgery suite, which is honestly it’s a fantastic facility.

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Wilson Talent Center ends year with a showcase

Planning for Wilson’s Talent Center year-end showcase is underway. Every spring, all academic programs at Wilson work together to present their skills to the community. Wilson Talent Center is within the Ingham Intermediate School District, and offers enrollment to high school juniors and seniors. The year-end showcase typically draws around 1,000 attendees from Mason and the neighboring communities. This year’s showcase is 4-7 p.m. Thursday, May 16th at the Wilson Talent Center.

City Council discusses library improvements, accessibility

Mason plans library improvements that address accessibility issues going back years. The project plans to add a wheelchair accessible downtown public restroom within the main entrance of the library that will remain open during public events within the main entrance of the library.

Owner of Good Bites opening restaurant in Mason

Owner of Good Bites Food Truck is opening a new restaurant at the old Baja Grille location. The food truck has been open for almost five years but it has always been John Fraser’s dream to open a restaurant. Grants have been approved and construction should begin this month.