West Michigan

In Season Report: July 25, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-24-2020 under NONPROFITS

It’s that time folks! Peppers, peaches and sweet corn are here! Join us tomorrow for another FULL market. Summer always seems to slip away too quickly. So be sure to get to the market before cherries, blueberries and other Michigan fruits are...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 22

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-22-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports slight decline in Kent County’s COVID-19 case growth Kent County’s rate of new COVID-19 cases has decreased slightly over the last week, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD) reported on Wednesday...

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Community updates: Monday, July 20

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-20-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids leaders propose expanded mental health partnerships with police The City of Grand Rapids intends to expand partnerships between mental health professionals and the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD), it announced Monday. Within the...

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Community updates: Friday, July 17

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-17-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer clarifies Michigan face covering requirement Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order Friday clarifying Michigan’s face covering requirement in public indoor and crowded outdoor spaces, with more exceptions added. Under...

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In Season Report: July 17, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-17-2020 under NONPROFITS

PEACHES are just starting to pop up at the market! Along with currants, gooseberries, raspberries + more! Every year it seems like it takes forever for Michigan fruits and veggies to make their debut at the market. Then, just like that, they are...

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Community updates: Wednesday, July 15

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-15-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department urges face covering use as county's COVID-19 case rise continues With Kent County’s test positivity rate for COVID-19 rising in recent weeks, and a statewide face covering requirement to boot, the Kent County...

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Community updates: Monday, July 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-13-2020 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Art Museum reopening August 1 The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) will be reopening to the public on August 1, it announced Monday, after four months of shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. A soft reopening for GRAM Members will take...

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Community updates: Saturday, July 11

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 07-11-2020 under NEWS

Gov. Whitmer expands face covering requirement in Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an executive order Friday requiring Michiganders to wear face coverings in public indoor or crowded outdoor spaces – or receive up to a $500 fine. The...

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Human trafficking in Grand Rapids continues amid pandemic

by (B. L. Townsend)

Submitted 07-10-2020 under LOCAL LIFE

As Grand Rapidians and Americans continue openly confronting the issues of COVID-19 and systemic racism, the issue of human trafficking lingers on behind the scenes. It’s an issue not disconnected from the pandemic’s impacts or centuries...

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In Season Report: July 11, 2020

by (FultonStMarket)

Submitted 07-10-2020 under NONPROFITS

There is not a better time of year in Michigan than BERRY + CHERRY Season! This Saturday shop from over 55 local farms + food businesses. Stock up on a variety of products such as fresh greens, candy onions, green beans, currants, gooseberries +...

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