The City of Lawrence is one step closer to distributing $150K in grant funding to help the arts and culture sector recover from the pandemic — the application is now available online.
Zoë Leos, who is in her second year working as a camp counselor at Prairie Park Nature Center, got emotional as she asked Lawrence City Commissioners not to take their budget problems out on the kids who come to camp.
A city proposal to cut its portion of funding for the Lawrence Humane Society by about 27% has sparked worry from the organization’s staff about how the cut could affect their ability to care for local pets.
Some Lawrence community members have started rallying to save Prairie Park Nature Center shortly after the city released a proposed 2022-23 budget.
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 Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday approved a request to annex about 61 acres and rezone the space to allow for a new school and about 200 new homes.
The city’s Sustainability Advisory Board on Thursday will hold a special meeting to discuss a draft ordinance that would prohibit establishments from providing or selling single-use disposable plastic bags.
Lawrence city commissioners approved changes to the city’s sanctuary ordinance on Tuesday, stripping it of some protections for immigrants, to fall in line with state law.
The Lawrence City Commission voted Tuesday to delay action on changes to its sanctuary ordinance that city staff said were necessary to comply with state law. The commission will instead give activists more time to work with the city on changes to the ordinance.
Some community leaders are raising red flags over a City of Lawrence and Douglas County plan to build a road extension that they say “helps no one and harms wildlife.”
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