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Community updates: Saturday, July 11

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-11-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer expands face covering requirement in Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order Friday requiring Michiganders to wear face coverings in public indoor or crowded outdoor spaces – or receive up to a $500 fine. The...

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Slaves in the shadows: Human trafficking in Grand Rapids continues amid pandemic, racial disparities

by (Brett)

Submitted 07-10-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As Grand Rapidians and Americans continue openly confronting the issues of COVID-19 and systemic racism, the issue of human trafficking rages on behind the scenes. It’s an issue not disconnected from the pandemic’s impacts or centuries...

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In Season Report: July 11, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

There is not a better time of year in Michigan than BERRY + CHERRY Season! This Saturday shop from over 55 local farms + food businesses. Stock up on a variety of products such as fresh greens, candy onions, green beans, currants, gooseberries +...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-08-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department explains Kent County’s resurgence in new COVID-19 cases With Kent County’s new COVID-19 cases now averaging around 50 per day, that’s about twice as many as two weeks ago, the Kent County Health...

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Community updates: Monday, July 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-06-2020 under NEWS

Kent County hosting food distribution event for residents impacted by pandemic Kent County’s Community Action (KCAA) department will be hosting a food distribution event on Thursday, with more than 50 pounds of food available for those...

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Community updates: Friday, July 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NEWS

Coalition of Michigan restaurant and bar owners pledge to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines A growing group of restaurant and bar owners in Michigan are joining together to commit to COVID-19 safety guidelines laid out by public health officials....

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In Season Report: July 4, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-03-2020 under NONPROFITS

Come spend your Fourth of July weekend with us! Start your holiday off right by shopping for fresh local produce + food products. Join us this Saturday for a bounty of fresh produce, artisan goods, farm fresh meat, eggs + more! Shop from a variety...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer shuts down indoor bar service in Grand Rapids region, while allowing sale of to-go cocktails, expanded outdoor seating Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order on Wednesday shutting down indoor service at bars for most of...

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Community updates: Monday, June 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-29-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids to start next phase of service reopenings, end break on metered parking on July 6 Following the holiday weekend, the City of Grand Rapids will resume walk-in service to City Hall offices and end its three-month break on metered...

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Community updates: Friday, June 26

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-26-2020 under NEWS

Free outdoor fitness classes returning to Grand Rapids on July 6 Grand Rapidians getting in shape this summer can still count on free outdoor fitness classes for support. The City of Grand Rapids’ Parks and Recreation Department announced on...

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