Variances keep Zoning Board of Appeals busy

On Oct. 9, the Meridian Township Zoning Board of Appeals met to discuss an application for a zoning ordinance variance from one of its township residents. They are preparing the commission. Photo by Tianyi Xiao. Kevin Shoen, who lives on Lake Lansing, wants to expand his driveway, and that process started by seeking permission from the township.

Paddle for Your Cause helps local charities

By Tianyi Xiao

The parking lot of people joined the event. Photo by Tianyi Xiao. “Paddling is really special to me,” said Elizabeth Maxwell, the founder of Shaka SUP Racing. 

“I paddle in the morning, water for most people is very calming and it is good for the mind, as well as the body.” Maxwell and her husband were telling people the instructions. Photo by Tianyi Xiao.