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Community updates: Wednesday, June 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-17-2020 under NEWS

City leaders further detail police reform plans City of Grand Rapids leaders gave further details about its police reform plans on Wednesday, amid continuing community activism around improved police-community relations. The details are new City...

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Community updates: Monday, June 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-15-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Museum reopening in July The Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) will be reopening to the public in July, after nearly four months of shutdown in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. On July 1, the museum will welcome back its...

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Community updates: Saturday, June 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-12-2020 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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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: Friday, June 5

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 06-05-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids reopening park amenities, city buildings on June 8 The City of Grand Rapids will reopen its splash pads, other park amenities, and city buildings on Monday, it announced. The reopenings are part of phase one of the city’s...

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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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Community updates: Wednesday, May 27

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 05-27-2020 under NEWS

Shared in this May 27 update are civic, economic, and public health developments impacting Grand Rapids residents from the State of Michigan, Downtown Grand Rapids Inc., and Avenue for the Arts.   State of Michigan launches MI Safe Start Map...

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