The task of checking people in at the North Lawrence campsite for people experiencing homelessness falls on resident Jennifer Adams — along with other duties, such as de-escalating problems, distributing donations, and trespassing people when they violate the contracts secured in Adams’ tent.
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A group of current and former staffers of Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence have launched a petition complaining of unsafe conditions, systemic inequity and mismanagement, and they’re demanding an overhaul of the organization’s programs.
The Willow Domestic Violence Center will host its annual garden party, virtually, this Sunday, June 13.
The Lawrence Times is now accepting obituaries for those who lived in the Lawrence/Douglas County area.
After a muted year in 2020, the Douglas County Fair will return in full force this July. Yes, there will be a llama show. And a demolition derby.
An attorney who has signed on to the long-pending Rontarus Washington Jr. case said on a podcast released Wednesday that he had to apologize to his wife for taking another case in Kansas: “There’s no way I’m letting this go.”
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday gave a nod of approval to a program that will allow residents to donate to a utility assistance program to help others who can’t pay their bills.
After speaking out about issues with their Lawrence homeowners’ association, Breeann Bass and her family feel like they can get their quality of life back — at least somewhat.
Responding to community pushback about the proposed master plan for downtown, the city has extended the comment […]
One of the top administrators at Haskell Indian Nations University has announced her retirement, retroactive to May 28, just a month after faculty members issued a unanimous vote of no confidence in her job performance.
The Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday will consider a contract that would pay Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas $250 for each application approved for a utility assistance program. That’s roughly equivalent to two or three months’ worth of the average residence’s city utility bills.
Douglas County’s elections will soon be run from the corner of 23rd and Louisiana Streets — in a location double the size of its current location on the first floor of the county courthouse.
A detached garage caught fire overnight at an East Lawrence home, and the cause is still under investigation.
Two construction projects starting this week will impact traffic in Lawrence.
After 139 years to the day, community members will memorialize the deaths of three Black men who were lynched in 1882.
About a year since talks began to change the name of a neighborhood in Lawrence, its residents are voting between four finalists.