Voting 101: Understanding differences between wards, precincts, quadrants, neighborhoods

by (Elizabeth Roger...)

Submitted 07-07-2015 under NEWS

Grand Rapids has wards, precincts, neighborhoods and quadrants. This can be sometimes be confusing. Understanding what wards and precincts are, and how they differentiate from neighborhoods and quadrants, is important for local elections. Wards are...

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Software developers win contest for innovative snow plow app

by (erictank)

Submitted 10-21-2014 under INNOVATION-SPOTLIGHT

Software developers Eric Buehler, Joshua Hulst and Ryan Graffy recently took the grand prize in the Code Michigan 2014 contest that encourages innovation and technology through the use of government platforms and databases.  The competition...

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Vote yes for Grand Rapids streets today

by (xopher)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under OPINION

Grand Rapids has 586 miles of streets. Our street system is our largest and most visible asset, and a critical component of our local economy. It is nearly impossible to imagine how we would function without our streets, yet that is the choice we...

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City to discuss Revision Division project

by (Kschmitty)

Submitted 03-08-2013 under NEWS

The Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is hosting a public meeting today, Friday, March 8 at Kendall College in the Historic Federal Building. From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. project partners will present their results for the Revision Division Project...

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Love thy Rapidian

by (Molz Photography)

Submitted 09-14-2009 under OPINION

Love Thy Rapidian - Love Thy Neighbor, they basically mean the same thing. Your neighbor is your fellow Rapidian. Not always necessarily those which live within the same proximity of each other, but those you pass each day while rushing to work,...

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