Plan to coordinate roadwork expected soon

By RILEY MURDOCK Capital News Service LANSING — A pilot program looking for better ways to coordinate the repair, maintenance and replacement of Michigan’s roads and other infrastructure is finishing its recommendations this month. The recommendations will address ways to … Continue reading →

Boating is up, and so are accidents

By AGNES BAO Capital News Service LANSING – Are Michigan waters getting less safe for boaters, with or without motors? The number of recreational boating accidents in the state increased from 92 in 2013 to 125 in 2016, and deaths … Continue reading →

Discussion continues on rezoning near the Sanctuary in Okemos

On March 20, the township board discussed the possibility rezoning of the Okemos neighborhood, the Sanctuary, on March 20. Jim Giguere, the owner of the property and of Giguere Homes, would like to rezone the property so that it can handle more homes. Giguere’s goal is to provide more homes close to Okemos High School, while still preserving the wetlands. The wetlands off of Hulett Road is currently a R.R. or rural residential, and Giguere is requesting to change it to a R.A.A. or single family-low density. Currently, Giguere has the right to build seven houses on the land.