The Lawrence City Commission heard a presentation on Tuesday night about a transportation project that seeks to add connectivity and access to the Kansas River.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday will discuss a possible extension of the countywide mask mandate for kids put into place last month.
As we near the general election on Nov. 2, several local groups are planning candidate forums to help Lawrence voters make up their minds.
Last summer, the city of Lawrence started implementing temporary parklets to expand outdoor seating for businesses during COVID-19. Now those parklets might be around for a while longer.
The Douglas County Commission approved new funding toward addressing local homelessness and discussed federal funding from the American Rescue Plan Act at Wednesday’s meeting.
Eighty percent of the people incarcerated in the Douglas County jail are there pretrial — meaning they haven’t been convicted and are presumed innocent. That’s just one takeaway from the inmate population data dashboard from the sheriff’s office.
The Lawrence Police Department headquarters will soon feature a new piece of public art.
The Lawrence school board on Monday approved retention payments for staff, discussed budget priorities and quarantine measures, and more.
The Lawrence school board at its meeting Monday will hold budget hearings, consider retention bonuses for most staff and more.
The Douglas County Commission on Wednesday approved a new emergency health order for people experiencing homelessness, aimed at minimizing COVID-19 exposure.
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