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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: 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: Saturday, June 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-13-2020 under NEWS

Salons, barbershops, and overnight summer camps reopening statewide on Monday West Michiganders due for a haircut are in luck. Starting Monday, salons and barbershops will reopen statewide, along with other personal care services and overnight...

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Community updates: Wednesday, June 10

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-10-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders announce operational changes to improve policing City of Grand Rapids leaders announced on Wednesday a series of operational changes to improve police-community relations. The changes come in response to continuing unrest over...

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Meet The People's Budget GR

by (Sean Kenny)

Submitted 06-10-2020 under NEWS

Meet Rik E. Horoky & Dom Damron from the People’s Budget GR. Their mission is to change the way we fund our city, specifically, moving funding away from armed public safety toward public works. They would like to see increased funding for...

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Community updates: Monday, June 8

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-08-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids hosting digital town hall on policing on June 10 Grand Rapidians are invited to join City leaders for a Digital Town Hall on Policing on Wednesday, the City of Grand Rapids announced. The town hall will discuss earlier...

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Community updates: Wednesday, June 3

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-03-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids extends state of civil emergency, takes action to improve police-community relations Continuing to respond to weekend rioting and lasting anger over nationwide police brutality, Grand Rapids leaders extended the city’s...

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Community updates: Monday, June 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-01-2020 under NEWS

Peaceful protests of George Floyd death return before Grand Rapids curfew "I hear you. I've been hearing you. Black lives matter," Grand Rapids Police Chief Eric Payne told protesters hours before the city’s curfew kicked back in...

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Community updates: Friday, May 29

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-29-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 29 update are developments relevant to local life from the Grand Rapids Police Department, City of Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids Kids, and Michigan Secretary of State.   Grand Rapids Police Department issues statement on George...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, April 6 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 04-06-2020 under NEWS

A new week brings with it a rising number of confirmed coronavirus cases and deaths. As of today, April 6, 177 cases are now confirmed in Kent County, with five confirmed deaths. Statewide, 17,221 cases are confirmed, with 727 confirmed deaths....

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