Posted on: March 24, 2017

City to Announce New Partnerships to Enhance Recreational Swimming Opportunities

(LANSING) – Mayor Virg Bernero and the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation will announce a new partnership with the YMCA of Metropolitan Lansing to provide enhanced aquatic and swim programs in the city’s indoor and out...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Mayor Bernero Delivers Final State of the City Address

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Mayor Virg Bernero delivered his twelfth and final State of the City Address this evening at Sparrow Hospital on Michigan Avenue, reflecting on twelve years of progress under his leadership, including more than $2.4 billion dollars in new economic develop...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Mayor Bernero to Deliver Final State of the City Address

Mayor Virg Bernero will deliver his 12th and final State of the City Address on Tuesday, March 14, at Sparrow Hospital on Michigan Avenue in the new  Gathering Place at Sparrow upscale dining area. The mayor’s annual speech will be broa...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

City of Lansing Announces Storm Debris Cleanup Plan

In response to the storm event this week that included high winds, the City ofLansing has been working continuously to clean up storm debris, remove downed trees and trim dangerous limbs to eliminate hazards. Approximately 85 sites with significant tree d...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Mayor Bernero Announces Sense of Place in the Arts Grant Recipients and Arts Impact Projects

 Mayor Virg Bernero was joined today by Bob Trezise of the Lansing Economic AreaPartnership (LEAP) and Deborah Mikula of the Arts Council of Greater Lansing to proudly announce$120,000 in investment toward creative placemaking efforts in Lansing....

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Lansing’s LorAnn Oils Set to Expand in South Lansing

LANSING, MI – Mayor Virg Bernero and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new business expansion project in south Lansing this morning. The project entails a third expansion of the longtime Lansing-based company LorAnn ...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Mayor Bernero, TWG Development Forge Ahead with Revitalization of Former School for the Blind Campus

(LANSING) – Mayor Virg Bernero, along with TWG Development, LLC (TWG), are proud to announce an exciting new housing development, Walnut Park Apartments, which will begin construction in 2017 on the former MichiganSchool for the Blind campus (MS...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

New Michigan Avenue Development Project Announced

Mayor Virg Bernero and the Lansing Economic Area Partnership (LEAP) announced a major new redevelopment project in the East Town region of Michigan Avenue to be completed by 2200 Block, LLC, an affiliate of The Gillespie Company, Inc. The 4-story project,...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Lansing Board of Water & Light Replaces Last Lead Service Line

Initiative Prompted by then-Senator Virg Bernero More Than A Decade Ago Brings Lansing Lead-free Pipes

The Lansing Board of Water & Light (BWL) has replaced its last active lead service line, joining Madison, Wisconsin as the only two water utilities i...

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Posted on: December 11, 2016

Winter Storm Operations Report and Reminders

(LANSING) -- The City of Lansing initiated winter storm operations early this morning and will

continue around-the-clock until city streets are cleared of snow. Crews will continue to focus on

keeping main thoroughfares open until the end of the storm event...

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Mayor Bernero Leads New National Manufacturing Initiative

At the National League of Cities (NLC) 2016 City Summit in Pittsburgh, Lansing Mayor Virg Bernero and Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto launched a new national manufacturing initiative that aims to define a national policy agenda to support the growth of Ameri...Press Release

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Posted on: November 18, 2016

Lansing Financial Empowerment Center’s Re-entry Program Named 1 of the Most Innovative in the World

A new report published this week hails the work of the City of Lansing’s Financial Empowerment Center (FEC) helping formerly incarcerated citizens transition back to society as one of the most innovative city initiatives in the world. The report, prepared...Press Release

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Meeting Notice: Lansing's Walk & Bike Plan Update

The City of Lansing is holding meetings November 15th and 29th to gather public input on its walking and biking plan. The goal of this plan is to provide a framework for creating a comprehensive network of sidewalks, trails, bike lanes, crosswalks and ot...Press Release

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Celebrate America Recycles Day with The City of Lansing and Live Green Lansing

In observance of America Recycles Day, the City of Lansing and Live Green Lansing are sponsoring a free, family-friendly art project at REACH art studio on Saturday, November 12th from 12 Noon-2pm. The art project will focus on creating Christmas ornament...Press Release

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Mayor’s Proposed Ordinance Aims to Improve Safety of Medical Marihuana Cultivation in Neighborhoods

(LANSING) – Mayor Virg Bernero was joined today by city officials and community stakeholders to announce a proposed ordinance that aims to make Lansing neighborhoods safer by requiring the registration and inspection of legal, home-based medical marihuana...Press Release

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Lettuce Live Well to throw Healthy Holiday Party!

(LANSING) – Lettuce Live Well and Metro Lansing Loses a Million will host a holiday party on November 5th. Teaming up with the YMCA, and sponsored by the City of Lansing, these organizations aim to improve the health of the Lansing community. The holiday ...Press Release

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Posted on: November 2, 2016

Capital Area Veterans Day Observance Set for Saturday, Nov. 5th at Pattengill Middle School

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(LANSING) – The City of Lansing, the Capital Area Veterans Commission and MSU Native American Institute, will present the eleventh annual Capital Area Veterans Day observance on Saturday, November 5th at Pattengill Middle School, located at 626 Marshall S...Read on...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

Lansing Trick-or-Treating Set for 6-8PM

Mayor Virg Bernero today announced that the official hours for Monday night’s Halloween Trick-or-Treating are from 6pm until 8pm in the City of Lansing.

Parents and youngsters should take note of the Lansing Police Department’s tips for a safe and enjo...Press Release

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Metro Lansing Celebrates Manufacturing Day

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(LANSING) — Multiple manufacturers across the region opened their doors on October 7, 2016 to celebrate National Manufacturing Day (MFG Day). These events are part of a nationwide effort to change public perception about today’s advanced manufacturing ind...Press Release

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

Mayor Bernero Announces 120 New Bike Racks to Improve City’s Multimodal Transportation Network

Mayor Virg Bernero and Chief Operating Officer/Public Service Director Chad Gamble announce the city’s plan to install new bicycle racks at 120 locations across the city. The new bike racks were purchased with a federal Congestion Mitigation Air Quality (...Press Release

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

10th Annual Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner to Take Place Friday, Oct. 14

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LANSING, Mich. — Mayor Virg Bernero (Lansing) and Mayor Mark Meadows (East Lansing) are proud to announce that the 10th Anniversary of the Mayors’ Ramadan Unity Dinner will be held on Friday, Oct. 14 from 6-9 p.m. The annual dinner was established to cele...Tickets and Event Information

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