The Lawrence school board on Monday will decide whether Liberty Memorial Central Middle School will become a STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math — school next year.
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The Lied Center of Kansas will kick off its upcoming season Friday, Sept. 17, at full capacity with “The Magic of Bill Blagg Live!”
While the renamed Pinkney Neighborhood Association prepares to ratify its new moniker, the question lingers of whether Pinckney Elementary will also change its name.
Douglas County District Attorney Suzanne Valdez has signed on to a statement that decries efforts across the country to criminalize transgender people and gender-affirming healthcare, her office announced Tuesday.
The residents of the neighborhood formerly known as Pinckney have spoken.
The Lawrence Central Rotary is looking forward to celebrating the 10th anniversary of its Community Bike Ride in person this year.
An Olathe man and a dog were killed in a crash on U.S. 56 Highway near the Douglas-Johnson County line early Monday, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Monday afternoon.
This edition of the To Do List! spans from July 4-18. A couple of highlights: an herbal workshop with Farai Harreld at Sunrise Project, and Summer Public Observing with the Astronomy Associates of Lawrence.
Send us your photos of today’s celebrations! We’ll add them here as we get them.
Lawrence police are looking for 12-year-old Trenton Cale Eckles, who was last seen Thursday, according to a social media post Saturday evening.
Starting with the El Tampico Club in the 1940s, the Garcia family quickly expanded its footprint in Lawrence. Mementos from the family’s time in town and their efforts to introduce authentic Mexican food to the community are on display through October at the Watkins Museum of History.
The Lawrence Police Department received three complaints of racial or bias-based policing from July 1, 2020 through Wednesday of this week, one of which was sustained, according to an annual report released Friday.
The city of Lawrence is about to start construction on bus stops all over town. Many stops will be getting shelters and benches, but the work might complicate things for riders in the short term.
Sarah Rand’s first graders at Cordley Elementary School will get to learn math in a new blocks center with tactile learning tools, thanks to a grant the teacher won.
Your quick guide to the 4th of July in Lawrence: Where to go see fireworks, where you can shoot off your own, when to expect trash pickup next week, whether parking downtown is free Monday and more.
As we did with candidates for Lawrence City Commission, the Times sent out candidate questionnaires for school board candidates. We wanted to start off with something a little bit different from typical election coverage and give you a chance to learn more about the candidates’ human sides.