An upcoming lawn party at the Lawrence Public Library will celebrate summer readers and help the Kids’ Action Club raise funds for the Lawrence Humane Society.
Balhar Choong will open Pizza Palace on Wednesday, just in time for lunch and an unusual dining experience: Indian pizza.
Brenna Hawley-Craig is ready for some pie. She’ll have her fill this week at the Vinland Fair, a free, three-day event featuring a tractor pull, field day races, a talent show, live bands — and lots of homemade pie.
After months of behind-the-scenes toiling, co-owners Brittanie Sinisgalli and Mary Costello are excited to finally open Espurresso Cat Cafe — Lawrence’s very first cat cafe.
Chrissy Mayer of DCCCA led a free training session this week on how to acquire, store and administer Narcan in case someone overdoses on opioids.
Birgitte Theroff, 16, was among dozens of local and regional youth able to share animal knowledge confidently to a group of judges this week during the 4-H animal shows at the Douglas County Fair.
More than a week after an alleged aggravated assault incident near the North Lawrence camp for people experiencing homelessness, the people involved are still reeling emotionally.
A local couple told police a camp resident had approached them carrying a hatchet over his head and made them fear for their lives. The resident said he didn’t intend to hurt or scare anyone.
From now through Aug. 20, Lawrence Municipal Court is forgiving up to $50 of traffic infraction or parking fines in exchange for $15 worth of school supplies.
Someone is stripping the Wishing Bench of its wishes, and the people responsible for the bench are mystified.
It’s ”like someone stealing flowers off of graves,” one community member says.
Inspired by another community member’s kindness, Alex Buzicky is launching a summer backpack drive designed to help people living outside overcome the survival challenges they’ll face during the next couple of months.
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