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Community updates: Thursday, Jan. 21

Submitted 01-21-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools resumes in-person learning; Grand Rapids Public Museum opening Windows GR exhibit, highlighting local artists of color; and ArtPrize opening artist registration for 2021 event.

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Community updates: Friday, Jan. 15

Submitted 01-15-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Library celebrating 150th anniversary; free public Wi-Fi comes to 10 Grand Rapids parks; MDHHS extends statewide emergency order, relaxes some restrictions; and more.

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Community updates: Friday, Jan. 8

Submitted 01-08-2021 under NEWS

Community leaders address storming of U.S. Capitol; Kent County Health Department asks for patience with COVID-19 vaccine rollout; ArtPrize returning in 2021; and more.

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Grand Rapids Community Media Center ringing in 2021 with WYCE countdown, Wealthy Theatre virtual marathon

Submitted 12-26-2020 under NEWS

WYCE counts down its 2,020 most played songs of 2020, with number one hitting at midnight on New Year’s Day. Closer to, Wealthy Theatre, GRTV, and The Rapidian join forces for a virtual and televised marathon of New Year’s Eve concerts held at Wealthy Theatre from previous years.

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 17

Submitted 12-17-2020 under NEWS

COVID-19 vaccinations begin in West Michigan; Mel Trotter Ministries, partners prepare winter emergency shelter for people experiencing homelessness; and Rosa Parks Circle Ice Rink opening on Friday.

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 10

Submitted 12-10-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports stabilizing COVID-19 case growth for Kent County; City of Grand Rapids making city parks, playgrounds smoke-free zones on Jan. 1; Grand Rapids Area Black Businesses launches revamped website; and more.

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City Connection: Looking back on 2020

Submitted 12-07-2020 under NEWS

Mark Washington, Grand Rapids' City Manager, will join Mayor Bliss to reflect on a complicated 2020 in the City of Grand Rapids.

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 3

Submitted 12-03-2020 under NEWS

Kent County launches #KCTakeoutChallenge to support local restaurants; Experience Grand Rapids shares list of restaurants with winterized outdoor seating; and Grand Rapids Community Foundation accepting scholarship applications for 2021-22 academic year.

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Community updates: Wednesday, Nov. 25

Submitted 11-25-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids, partners launch #SupportOurGRBiz challenge; New City Neighbors partners with GVSU to expand educational farm; and MDHHS issues Thanksgiving guidance for vulnerable populations.

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Community updates: Thursday, Nov. 19

Submitted 11-19-2020 under NEWS

City of Grand Rapids launches small business grant program, announces temporary service adjustments; Kent County awards violence prevention grants to local nonprofits; Grand Rapids Public Museum makes Collections images public domain; and more.

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