covid-19

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

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-11-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

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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In Season Report: October 31, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-30-2020 under NONPROFITS

My, how time flies! The day has finally come, this Saturday is our last day of Main Season Market. We are not sure how to feel about this season ending, but we know do know how wonderful it was. Main Season provided us with a great variety of...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-29-2020 under NEWS

MDHHS extends, expands statewide COVID-19 rules The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) on Thursday extended and expanded its emergency order that aims to mitigate COVID-19’s spread across Michigan. The updated order comes...

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The Job Post Moves into New Office, Provides Easier Access, Free Parking for Job Seekers

by (Guiding Light)

Submitted 10-28-2020 under NONPROFITS

The Job Post, a full-service hiring firm and social enterprise of Guiding Light, has moved into a new office in Grand Rapids at 401 Hall St. SW. The new office offers easier and more convenient access to both job seekers and companies looking to...

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In Season Report: October 23, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 10-23-2020 under NONPROFITS

There are only 4 more Main Season Market days left! Be sure to stop by tomorrow to check out what this season has brought us. This time of year offers a beautiful variety of warm colors and rich flavors! Our stalls are filled with a apples, pumpkins...

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Community updates: Thursday, Oct. 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 10-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports continued rise in county’s COVID-19 case growth Kent County's resurgence in COVID-19 case growth is continuing its nearly month and a half trend, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on...

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