Community Updates: Friday, July 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-22-2022 under NEWS

Firefighters and Athletes Take on the Firefighter Challenge in Grand Rapids Starting next week, firefighters and civilian athletes from all over the United States will be gathering in Grand Rapids for the Firefighter Challenge, an event dedicated to...

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City commission meeting discusses commissioner vacancy, hears public comments on city fees

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 05-25-2018 under NEWS

The Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Grand Rapids City Commission meeting had a lot of conversation about how to fill the third ward’s vacant seat due to Commissioner David Allen stepping down June 12, 2018.   The four public hearings, especially...

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Meet a candidate for 3rd Ward commissioner

by (aimbo333)

Submitted 10-28-2009 under NEWS

In 1971, Volunteers In Service to America sent a young Carol Townsend to Grand Rapids. Having seen the bright lights of two big cities, Carol was bummed to be here. Early disappointment soon evolved into deep appreciation. “If I had stayed in...

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