Category Archives: Government

City Council defers deer management action to 2016

By Jess Todd Entirely East Lansing In 2011, some East Lansing residents filed concerns about landscape damage from deer. Now these concerns have reached a pinnacle due to a new worry about deer: chronic wasting disease. According to the East … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Meetings, Parks & recreation, Public safety | Comments Off on City Council defers deer management action to 2016

Development to add vibrancy to Grand River in 2016

By Jess Todd Entirely East Lansing Across the street from the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum is a boarded-up, vacant building. However, 565 E. Grand River Ave. will be redeveloped in 2016 and will add a more modern look … Continue reading

Posted in Construction, Development, Government | Comments Off on Development to add vibrancy to Grand River in 2016

City to sprout solar-power parks

By Jane Wagner Entirely East Lansing The Lansing Board of Water and Light announced its plan to construct two community solar parks in its service area. East Lansing’s Burcham Park, a retired landfill site, has been designated for the first … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Construction, Environment, Services | Comments Off on City to sprout solar-power parks

Getting to know new members of City Council

By Lizzy LaFave Entirely East Lansing The election of three new members in City Council took a surprising turn as Mark Meadows, Shanna Draheim and Erik Altmann swayed votes and won over residents with their experience, rapport and dedication to … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Government | Comments Off on Getting to know new members of City Council

3 challengers oust Mayor Triplett from Council

Story by Jessie Martens Photos and editing by Zach Robertson Entirely East Lansing Three new council members were elected Tuesday, unseating mayor Nathan Triplett. The winners were Mark Meadows, Shanna Draheim and Erik Altmann. Meadows led with 2,821 votes, followed … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Government | Comments Off on 3 challengers oust Mayor Triplett from Council

Bailey Community Center may find new life

By Jane Wagner Entirely East Lansing Since Sept. 4, the Bailey Community Center has been closed completely. Built in 1922, the building has been an important part of the East Lansing community as a child-care center and community space. The … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Development, Government | Comments Off on Bailey Community Center may find new life

East Lansing looking to form new park

By Zach Robertson Entirely East Lansing East Lansing may develop a new park, thanks to a city oversight. As the Bailey Community Center transitions to a privately run senior living home, the city must make a new recreational area to … Continue reading

Posted in Budget, Environment, Government, Meetings, Parks & recreation | Comments Off on East Lansing looking to form new park

City Council honors members, staff

By Jessie Martens Entirely East Lansing The East Lansing community said goodbye to two council members and honored many people at the last City Council meeting before the Nov. 3 election. The room was filled with residents who came to … Continue reading

Posted in Government, Meetings | Comments Off on City Council honors members, staff

City Council election Tuesday

By Jane Wagner Entirely East Lansing The East Lansing City Council election is Nov. 3. Although there are no ordinances to be voted on this election, three of the five council member positions are up for grabs. Six candidates are … Continue reading

Posted in Elections, Government | Comments Off on City Council election Tuesday

Prime Time keeps seniors active with classic film

By Zach Robertson Entirely East Lansing Some of East Lansing’s eldest gathered at Hannah Community Center to watch Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller, “The Birds.” Movie screenings are one of 225 activities hosted by the Prime Time Seniors Program year round. … Continue reading

Posted in Services | Comments Off on Prime Time keeps seniors active with classic film