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Creston neighbors meet to discuss Grand Rapids's lack of pet ordinance

Submitted 06-25-2014 under NEWS

Creston neighbors bothered by the presence of nearly 40 dogs on one property met to discuss the need for a pet ordinance in the city.

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Ten Principles of Community Policing: Part One

Submitted 06-24-2014 under NONPROFITS

As the newly selected police transitions into his role, CNA outlines the ten principles of community policing.

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The importance of healthy insects

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

80% of what we eat is pollinated by insects. Creston neighbor, Caroline, reports on what we can do to reconstruct and preserve diverse insect habitats.

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My Furnace Adventure: Part three

Submitted 06-17-2014 under NONPROFITS

This is Part Three in a series about the Grand Rapids Housing Rehabilitation and Grant Program. Part One told of Sharon’s broken furnace that led to her interest in the program. Part Two talked about the application process. This installment discusses working with the city and choosing a contractor.

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Riverside Elementary to serve Boomers once more

Submitted 06-11-2014 under VOICES

The former Riverside Elementary building had a long life as a school and will transition to serve the Baby Boomers once again.

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Free workshop connects residents to public safety resources

Submitted 05-20-2014 under NONPROFITS

Creston neighbors learned easy tips for home safety, how to get involved in neighborhood watch programs and resources available through the fire department.

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Choo Choo Grill still wows with its burgers after 68 years

Submitted 04-22-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Located on the corner of Plainfield and Leonard, the Choo Choo Grill allows visitors to indulge in classic cheeseburgers in a tight-knit environment.

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My furnace adventure: Part two

Submitted 03-11-2014 under NONPROFITS

This is part two in a series about the Grand Rapids Housing Rehabilitation and Grant Program. Part one told of Sharon Zils' broken furnace that led to her interest in the program. This installment talks about the application process.

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Paws With A Cause recruits runners & fundraisers for Fifth Third River Bank Run

Submitted 03-04-2014 under NONPROFITS

Come walk, run, roll, and fundraise with Paws With A Cause at the upcoming Fifth Third River Bank Run on May 10, 2014.

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Kingma's Market goes up for sale

Submitted 02-25-2014 under OPINION

Will the Northeast side lose a grocery gem?

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