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In Season Report: November 21, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-20-2020 under NONPROFITS

Whatever your plans are for the holiday’s, find ways to spread joy. Choose local this year and support small businesses during the holiday season. Many of our favorite small farms and businesses are facing a hard winter but you can help get...

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-19-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids launches small business grant program, announces temporary service adjustments The City of Grand Rapids has launched a new grant program for small businesses negatively impacted by the pandemic, it announced Tuesday. Eligible...

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Local observatory sees steady turnout, interest in 2020 with in-person, online astronomy events

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-18-2020 under NEWS

Another hobby embraced by many West Michiganders throughout 2020: amateur astronomy. Amid this year’s fluctuating restrictions on social activities in response to COVID-19, the Veen Observatory in Lowell was able to stay open to the public for...

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In Season Report: November 14, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-13-2020 under NONPROFITS

While the holiday’s might not be the same due to the pandemic, you can still find ways to make memories that you will cherish. If you are planning a smaller than normal family gathering, choose local this year. Feel good not only about the...

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 12

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-12-2020 under NEWS

Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth continues upward trend Around 532 new COVID-19 cases per day are now being reported in Kent County, with the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) urging vigilance in the face of a months-long surge. Since mid...

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City commissioners to vote on funding for ShotSpotter in Grand Rapids, as resident input continues

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-11-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids city commissioners plan to vote Nov. 17 on allocating CARES Act or city police funds to a gunshot detection system for Grand Rapids. Called ShotSpotter, the detection technology will cost around $500,000 for the first two years of its...

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In Season Report: November 7, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 11-06-2020 under NONPROFITS

Yes, you can STILL buy a bounty of delicious farm and food products from November through April at our open-air market. So, take advantage of the pleasantly warm weather this weekend and spend some time outdoors while you shop for your favorite fall...

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 5

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-05-2020 under NEWS

All of Grand Rapids votes counted for Nov. 3 election All Grand Rapids ballots for the Nov. 3 election, including those returned by mail, have been counted, Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalyn Bliss said Wednesday. “After two busy days for our City...

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Passing the Mic: King Park Neighbors answers, "How are you maintaining a sense of connection and community during this pandemic?"

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-05-2020 under VOICES

Sam Mosley, Board Member at Highland Park Neighborhood Association, asks Grand Rapids' neighborhood associations: "I would ask of other neighborhood associations how they’re maintaining a sense of connection and community – and...

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Community updates: Tuesday, Nov. 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-03-2020 under NEWS

Election Day voting ends in Kent County with absentee ballots returned for nearly half of its registered voters Election Day voting has ended in Kent County as of 8pm, with a county official reporting minimal wait times across many polling places,...

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