Members of the City of Lawrence’s Housing Initiatives Division requested the city spend $8.29 million left from federal COVID-19 relief funds on housing solutions, but city commissioners stopped short of adopting that recommendation Tuesday.
Just before 8 p.m. Thursday, about a dozen people stood outside Lawrence’s Winter Emergency Shelter, waiting for it to open. But some people experiencing homelessness don’t want to stay there.
Six mornings a week at his new Lawrence bakery, Javier Angeles bakes the breads and pastries his father taught him to make in Mexico.
Holiday shoppers will have the opportunity to buy wares shaped, crafted and fashioned by local young entrepreneurs Saturday.
Grounded Coffee held a quiet soft opening Monday morning in the downtown Lawrence spot that used to house Henry’s Coffee Shop.
Kids will have an opportunity to do a range of holiday crafts from around the world at the 10th annual Watkins Museum Tails and Traditions Holiday Festival.
The fields at the Youth Sports Complex have been transformed into a whimsical wonderland. Lawrence Lights – Making Spirits Bright is returning for its second year at 4911 W. 27th St. starting Friday.
With the Winter Emergency Shelter opening next week, city officials plan to reevaluate the need for the temporary support camp in North Lawrence soon.
A woman who allegedly started multiple fires in North Lawrence Wednesday night had been turned away from the city-run camp behind Johnny’s Tavern, according to city staff.
There’s a ”pediatric therapeutic desert” here in Lawrence, one mom says.
A play therapy provider says it’s a crisis “in the sense that there’s just not enough of us to do the work.”
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