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Community Updates: Friday, September 30

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 09-30-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum Announces New Exhibition Called "The Power of Poison" Earlier this month, the Grand Rapids Public Museum announced on Facebook that it would be welcoming a new exhibition to the GRPM in October. In...

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Community Updates: Friday, August 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-19-2022 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library to Host "Adult Storytime" Events  The Grand Rapids Public Library has announced that it will be hosting four monthly "Adult Storytime" events at the Golden Age at Creston Brewery to...

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Community Updates: Friday, Apr. 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-01-2022 under NEWS

More funds for infrastructure are coming to Grand Rapids Michigan lawmakers recently announced their approval of a $4.7 billion statewide infrastructure package, known as the Building Michigan Together Plan. SB 565 and HB 5525 will appropriate...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-26-2021 under NEWS

The Rapid begins bus service changes on Aug. 30 Bus service changes are coming to The Rapid on Aug. 30, the transit service announced. The changes include increased service frequency for some routes, a couple route eliminations, renumberings, and...

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Community updates: Thursday, June 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-24-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Community Foundation joins national initiative to address Michigan’s criminal justice system inequities The Grand Rapids Community Foundation (GRCF) has joined a group of national and local foundations in awarding $2 million to...

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Community updates: Thursday, April 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-29-2021 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids releases proposed 2022 budget plan The City of Grand Rapids released its proposed budget plan for the 2022 fiscal year on Tuesday, relying on federal aid to help offset city revenue lost because of the pandemic. The plan...

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City Connection: Mayor Bliss to be joined by Deborah Prato, new Rapid CEO

by (GRTV)

Submitted 04-05-2021 under NEWS

Join us today, Monday, April 5, 2021 at 4 p.m. on LiveWire, Comcast Cable 24, for tonight's episode of City Connection. Mayor Rosalynn Bliss is joined in the GRTV studio by new CEO for The Rapid, Deborah Prato! Get to know Deborah as she starts...

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Community updates: Friday, April 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-02-2021 under NEWS

West Michigan Vaccine Clinic exceeds 100,000 shots after expanding eligibility to ages 16 and older The West Michigan Vaccine Clinic at DeVos Place has surpassed 100,000 COVID-19 vaccine shots, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on...

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Community updates: Friday, Feb. 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 02-12-2021 under NEWS

Mayor Bliss to deliver virtual State of the City address on Feb. 16 Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss will deliver her annual State of the City address on Feb. 16, in digital form for the first time. The mayor’s address will look back on the...

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Community updates: Friday, Jan. 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-08-2021 under NEWS

Community leaders address storming of U.S. Capitol In the wake of Wednesday’s rioting inside the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump, several leaders in local government issued statements this week condemning the violence and...

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