City Government

Lawrence City Commission keeps possibility open for slight property tax increase

The potential for a decrease to the City of Lawrence’s property tax rate seems to be fading. Rising property values have increased local tax collections, and Douglas County leaders this week called for lowering the county’s rate as a result. However, at a study session for the city’s ...

Tonight’s City Band concert moved to Lied Center as excessive heat warning issued

The weekly Wednesday concert in Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department’s summer series is being held tonight at the Lied Center instead of in its usual venue at South Park. The City Band concert has been moved indoors "due to high temperatures and forecasted inclement weather," a news ...