Building blocks

block party

One neighborhood’s experience using a block party to build community by Adam Barker LANSING, Ill. (June 29, 2018) – Early this year, my wife Alli and I began thinking about a block party—what a great way to build relationships with neighbors we’ve lived next to for years but have never met! Having never organized a … Read more

What does the Public Works Department do?

Understanding Lansing by Melanie Jongsma, with information gathered by Will Farlow LANSING, Ill. (June 20, 2018) – January’s Understanding Lansing article introduced readers to some key Lansing positions— Lansing voters Their chosen elected officials (Mayor, Trustees, and Clerk) The Mayor’s hired position (Executive Assistant) The Mayor’s appointed positions (Village Administrator and members of five Boards … Read more