Jennifer Adams is anxious. She soon has to relocate the tent where she currently lives nestled near a shade tree. In the year and a half Adams has been homeless, the city has swept her camps six times, she said.
A lot has changed in the past 16 years — but that’s not reflected in the document that lays out the regulations meant to help the city implement its vision. Here’s what to know about code updates that “have the potential to radically reshape the community.”
More pollinators and wildlife could soon buzz and burrow within Prairie Park. Coordinators of a grant-funded prairie habitat restoration project have begun the process of restoring a portion of the park, and they need the public’s help.
It’s been a big week for Lawrence Transit. On Thursday, the city announced that passengers will ride fare-free in 2023; in addition, the city has received a grant to help pay for four new electric buses.
The City of Lawrence and Douglas County have announced the new leaders of their sustainability offices: Kathy Richardson and Kim Criner Ritchie, respectively.
The legendary truck-munching Independence Avenue bridge took a large bite out of a Lawrence trash truck, and it’s costing the city a pretty penny to replace it.
The City of Lawrence is opening hydration stations and cooling sites to ensure residents have relief from extreme heat.
Some Lawrence folks have found their tap water to smell and taste rather unappetizing lately. The city says its Municipal Services and Operations department is working to address it.
Because of “tremendous turnout” at city-load Saturdays so far this year, the City of Lawrence has made changes to the Compost Facility’s summer schedule.
Lawrence City Hall and City Hall Riverfront will be closed for the day on Tuesday, May 24, because of a power outage affecting phone and internet systems.
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