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Mayor Heartwell says farewell to his role as Grand Rapids mayor

by (Mayor George K....)

Submitted 12-29-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Dear Rapidian readers,   This is my “swan song” letter, as I prepare to leave office after 12 years as Mayor of Grand Rapids and eight years before that as Third Ward City Commissioner. I leave office deeply satisfied at the direction Grand...

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Special guests visit Mayor Heartwell's last City Connection

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

After serving as Grand Rapids' mayor, and thus appearing on GRTV's City Connection, for eight years, this Monday's episode was the last for Mayor George Heartwell. On Monday, December 14, at 5:00 p.m., a very special episode of City Connection was...

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Celebrate service to City at retirement party for combined 60 years of service

by (Holly)

Submitted 12-08-2015 under NEWS

Four City officials and staff will be retiring at the end of the year. To thank them for their work, a retirement party is being held on Wednesday, December 16 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at DeVos Place. Mayor George Heartwell, Secretary to the Mayor...

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Mayor discusses Tuesday elections, other citizen questions on City Connection

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 11-02-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection was aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on The Rapidian on Monday,...

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Mayor answers questions from local citizens in City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 10-12-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, a week later than normal, City Connection was aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on...

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Mayor answers citizen questions live on City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 09-14-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection was aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on The Rapidian on Monday,...

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Mayor to answer questions live in monthly City Connection show

by (GRTV)

Submitted 08-03-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection will be aired on GRTV Channel 24 and live-streamed right here on The Rapidian on...

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Story Matters: Katie Gordon appreciates focus on income, racial inequalities at mayoral debate

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

After Thursday night's mayoral debate on income inequality hosted by MLive and WGVU, two-year Grand Rapidian Katie Gordon says she is looking forward to a mayor that will continue the legacy of Mayor Heartwell's work to...

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Mayor answers citizen questions live in July City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 07-13-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, City Connection was delayed one week due to the holidays. On Monday, July 13 at 5:00 p.m. the mayor...

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Mayor answers questions on upcoming elections, more in June City Connection

by (GRTV)

Submitted 06-01-2015 under NONPROFITS

Every month on the first Monday, Mayor Heartwell is open to all questions sent in during his live on-air show "City Connection."  This month, Kayla Tucker, The Rapidian's new city government and politics intern, asked for the mayor's advice on...

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