Restaurant chain with Lansing-area presence supports campaign against antibiotic overuse in food industry
March 18 2013
Monday, May 23 — The extensive use of antibiotics in farm animals has sparked a national debate and a new campaign against the practice has garnered support from at least one local restaurant
Old Town lands national recognition
March 18 2013
Monday, May 23 — Taking care of an historic district can provide more benefits than just a stroll through the past. It can also attract national attention
Lansing City Council scheduled to vote tonight on incentives for developing the Walker Building in Old Town. Waverly and Red Cedar plans also on the agenda.
March 18 2013
Monday, May 23 — The Lansing City Council is scheduled to vote tonight on approving tax incentives for a developer interested in rehabilitating an Old Town eyesore
Proposed golf course plans go down. ‘Are we just going to leave Frandor standing out there naked?”
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 24 — Council members want more details. The city says they don’t exist
Permits, bond ratings and a final design are in place as the Lansing Board of Water & Light breaks ground on its $182 million REO Town cogeneration project
March 18 2013
Wednesday, May 25 — “This is our defining moment!” Lansing Board of Water & Light General Manager J. Peter Lark proclaimed this morning at the groundbreaking ceremony for BWL’s...
MSU pediatric clinic lands $10,000 for upgrades, renovations
March 18 2013
Wednesday, May 25 — The Michigan State University pediatric clinic at Sparrow Hospital will get an extreme makeover thanks to a $10,000 grant awarded to them by the Junior League of Lansing
Celebrating Old Town’s success: ‘The story is great but it was more about the journey getting here’
March 18 2013
Friday, May 27 — Perspective2 Studio in Old Town was filled with more than 100 small-business owners, sponsors and volunteers Thursday evening to honor the local hands who helped the north side neighborhood...
A local psychologist discusses her impressions of the Caribbean country that was ravaged by an earthquake 18 months ago
March 18 2013
Tuesday, May 31 — It’s been nearly 18 months since Haiti was fiercely rocked by an earthquake. As the country and its people still struggle to fit the pieces of their lives back together, one...
How much did the city spend on snow and ice removal?
March 18 2013
Thursday, June 2 — The Lansing City Council was notified today that the city spent $21,337.48 on removing snow and ice from properties as part of its snow removal ordinance that was adopted in September
To announce grants to help clean up contaminated properties
March 18 2013
Friday, June 3 — The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will use the City Market on Monday as the setting to announce a series of nationwide grants to clean contaminated properties...
Bon voyage, Mr. Jemerson
March 18 2013
Tuesday, June 7 — The Lansing City Council declared June 6 “Murdock Jemerson Day” at its meeting Monday, recognizing the outgoing parks director
A medical marijuana dispensary regulation ordinance to be introduced Monday
March 18 2013
Friday, June 10 — The Public Safety Committee is scheduled to introduce a medical marijuana dispensary regulation ordinance at Monday’s Lansing City Council meeting that would ban dispensaries...
A budget shortfall surfaces, Bernero talks medical marijuana, and brownfield and neighborhood incentives are approved
March 18 2013
Tuesday, June 14 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero told the City Council on Monday that the city needs to tap $1 million in reserves to cover an unanticipated shortfall in the current budget
The historic filling station in Old Town is poised to reopen as a coffee and sandwich shop
March 18 2013
Wednesday, June 15 — From eyesore to eye candy in two years, the renovation of the historic filling station at the corner of Grand River and Capitol avenues in Old Town is on the verge of completion
Two sides are apparent in the process of adopting medical marijuana dispensary regulations. A public hearing on the draft ordinance is scheduled for Monday night.
March 18 2013
Friday, June 17 — Who has been giving more input to Lansing City Council members about regulating the city’s medical marijuana dispensaries? Neighborhood groups or dispensary owners?
The mayor is in Washington to track down federal money for REO Town and the old Verlinden plant
March 18 2013
Monday, June 20 — Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero is in Washington today to make the city’s case for about $2 million in federal grant money that would revamp Washington Avenue in REO Town and repurpose...
Neogen CEO not too keen on “noisy dispensaries” or their clientele on Michigan Avenue
March 18 2013
Wednesday, June 22 — The CEO of a global corporation headquartered in Lansing said today the number of medical marijuana dispensaries in Lansing is “very embarrassing” when he welcomes...
Lansing Planning Board’s recommendation to City Council: Don’t adopt the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance as drafted
March 18 2013
Thursday, June 23 — The city of Lansing’s Planning Board voted unanimously tonight against the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance
‘Lansterdam,’ a board recommendation, the mayor’s dispensary ordinance and perhaps futile cries for a moratorium extension culminate days before City Council votes on a medical marijuana dispensary ordinance
March 18 2013
Friday, June 24 — In the week leading up to the Lansing City Council’s scheduled vote Monday on the proposed medical marijuana dispensary ordinance, a group of concerned business owners and...
After the first winter with Lansing’s new snow and ice removal ordinance, properties are assessed from the city
March 18 2013
Monday, June 27 — Between Oct. 1 and April 1, it cost the city $21,337.38 to clear snow and ice from sidewalks adjacent to private properties in the city. And those property owners who owe the city...

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