Friday, July 20 – The high-tech firm Niowave Inc., which has been under pressure from neighbors for building a massive pole barn next to its headquarters, is expected to delay its request for a $200,000 tax abatement from the city of Lansing, city officials say.
Wednesday, Aug. 15 — During a community meeting Monday night, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero said the city is looking into new regulations on large coal storage piles close to residential areas after one caught fire in a north Lansing neighborhood earlier this month.
Friday, Aug. 17 — The Lansing School District has heard pitches from two different charter schools in the past two months. As a charter school authorizer, the district would be able to appoint the governing board of the charter schools and would receive three percent of the per-pupil funding for each student that attends the school.
Friday, Aug. 17 — A longtime Okemos business owner says what little cultural heritage the suburb has left will be gone if his restaurant's building is demolished to accommodate a cosmetology institute’s expansion.
Tuesday, Aug. 21 — A millage proposal to fix the city's sidewalks, which would have been put on November ballots, didn't have enough support to make it out of a Lansing City Council committee Monday night.
Thursday, Aug. 30 — Having been involved in education for 36 years, Lansing School District Superintendent Yvonne Caamal Canul said she gets excited whenever a new school year starts — but this year tops them all.