Kent County

Community Updates: Friday, January 6

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 01-06-2023 under NEWS

New and Incumbent Kent County Commissioners Take Oaths of Office on Tuesday Kent County has announced that, at its meeting on January 3, twenty-one County Commissioners (eight new members and thirteen incumbents) officially took their...

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Community Updates: Friday, December 30

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-30-2022 under NEWS

Warmer Weather Coming to Grand Rapids, City Encourages Residents to Keep Storm Drains Clear According to a tweet from the National Weather Service, over 24 inches of snow was dropped on the City of Grand Rapids during last week's blizzard (from...

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Community Updates: Friday, December 2

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-02-2022 under NEWS

The City of Grand Rapids Sees Increase in Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index Score On November 30, the City of Grand Rapids announced that the Human Rights Campaign's Municipal Equality Index (MEI) had...

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Community Updates: Friday, November 18

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-18-2022 under NEWS

Camp Curious and Other Holiday Exhibits, Activities Return to the Grand Rapids Public Museum As the holiday season approaches and parents prepare for their students' upcoming winter breaks, the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) has...

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Community Updates: Friday, November 11

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-11-2022 under NEWS

Kent County Encourages Residents to Ensure Their Pets' Safety as Cold Weather Approaches As autumn begins to wind down and the weather grows increasingly colder, the KCSO Animal Control Division and the Kent County Animal Shelter are encouraging...

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Community Updates: Friday, November 4

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-04-2022 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids Reports Renewed Economic Growth and Increased Activity Downtown On March 13, 2020, the White House officially declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency. In response, numerous state leaders across the country...

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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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Community Updates: Friday, July 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-15-2022 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department Confirms Presence of Monkeypox and West Nile Viruses in West Michigan The Kent County Health Department (KCHD) announced on Monday that a potential case of monkeypox (MPV) was reported in Kent County by the...

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Community Updates: Friday, July 1

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-01-2022 under NEWS

Together West Michigan Rallies the City for Change On Thursday, June 30, hundreds of people marched to, and gathered within, Westminster Presbyterian Church -- hoping to bring significant change to Grand Rapids and amplify the community's voice. The...

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Community Updates: Friday, June 24

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-24-2022 under NEWS

The City Planning Commission Approves Multiple Commercial Developments in Grand Rapids The Grand Rapids City Planning Commission met on Thursday, June 23 to discuss applications for commercial developments within the city. The first item on the...

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