Dozens of community members packed into Lawrence City Hall Tuesday evening, with several asking city commissioners to call for a ceasefire in Gaza and for the city to express solidarity with the Palestinian people.
Lawrence voters returned Mike Dever to the Lawrence City Commission after an eight-year absence Tuesday, voting for him overwhelmingly and pushing incumbent Courtney Shipley off the commission. Incumbents Brad Finkeldei and Amber Sellers were reelected.
Updated guide: The majority of city commission and school board seats will be on Lawrence voters’ ballots on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Here’s info to help you cast an informed vote in the races that are closest to our day-to-day lives.
City officials are considering eliminating more than 300 downtown Lawrence parking spaces to build mixed-use buildings that could include a bus hub, a grocery store, affordable housing and more.
In our final questionnaire, Lawrence City Commission candidates discuss the performance of the current commission and city manager, appointments to city boards, whether they regret any votes, and more.
Candidates for Lawrence City Commission discuss single-use plastic bans, city growth, multimodal transportation and more in these questionnaire answers from Sustainability Action Network.
Within two days of announcing a new online form to report people living outside to Lawrence’s homeless programs team, the city had received more than four dozen responses regarding approximately 20 camps.
Here’s a roundup of our election coverage intended to help voters find what they need to know to choose their top candidates for Lawrence City Commission and the Lawrence school board.
Applications are now open for $150,000 in total grant funding through a program that helps fund some of Lawrence’s iconic events.
One Lawrence city commissioner on Tuesday voiced concerns about a person the mayor appointed to serve on the new Lawrence Community Shelter Board of Directors, and another spoke critically of the process that led to three appointees.
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